A Peaceful Place

© Bill Wyatt

A Peaceful Place

Uploaded: February 21, 2008


Taken at Cattail Marsh just after sun up the ducks were on their way to feed for the day.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/640 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D


Melissa G. Meiselman February 21, 2008

Amazing the way those birds seem suspended in space and so clear against the soft background, Bill!! This is a terrific shot!!! #860109

Roxanne M. Bubar February 21, 2008

Bill this is just gorgeous.
Fantastic capture.
Looks like a beautiful painting. #5528195

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 21, 2008

Outstanding capture Bill! Jeff #5528206

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna February 21, 2008

In my mind, I can see this hung in a "mens" sports club...over the fire place and at least 40 inches wide!!!!
It's totally awesome, Bill!!!!! ♫ k #5528271

Claudia Kuhn level-classic February 21, 2008

Beautiful capture Bill, love the foggy bg. #5528418

Charles Davis February 21, 2008

This is a beautiful image, Bill! The lighting, color, POV and DOF is just perfect! The title says it all! #5528428

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic February 21, 2008

Wonderful lighting on this one and fantastic capture of the ducks in flight. #5528661

Patrick Rouzes February 21, 2008

Bill, this captivated me when I saw this!!! Would love to be able to do this!!! The clarity of the birds against the less focused b/g is phenomenal!!! #5528867

Sandra R. Alvey February 21, 2008

Amazing Bill, just such a wonderful image! I love the detail you've achieved in this image, and I agree with Patrick about the BG. GORGEOUS! #5528959

Deb Koskovich February 21, 2008

Beautiful shot, Bill -- misty, but with perfect clarity on the birds. Well done! #5529368

Margaret R. Barry February 22, 2008

Beautiful, Bill. Fantastic colors, comp. and clarity! #5529643

Jim Huffield February 22, 2008

Outstanding image, Bill. Jim #5530083

Su Sana E. P level-classic February 22, 2008

Great capture!! Actually they look very cute!! #5530107

Joy Rector February 22, 2008

love this capture #5530715

Nadya Johnson February 22, 2008

Very beautiful! I love the mist. This photo has a gorgeous, tranquil mood. Outstanding, Bill! #5531183

Elida Gutierrez February 22, 2008

Beautiful!!!! #5531434

Jennifer L. Alder February 22, 2008

Wow! A great catch, Bill
The color and treatment here is wonderful! :) #5531638

Carol Sawyer February 22, 2008

Beautiful capture, Bill! #5532357

Manuel Barrera February 22, 2008

This a great photo, Bill, one would expect to see some thing like this in an outdoors magazine. #5532565

Beverly A. Wright February 22, 2008

I bet it was peaceful there the morning
you took this! It looks like it! I love
the POV and the DOF here, and the contrast between the birds and the back-
ground!!This is definately a hanger!!
It would look great over my fireplace! #5532704

Danielle Fuller February 23, 2008

Love the clarity of the ducks Bill!!!! Wonderful scene you captured here Bill! #5539297

Donna R. Wageman February 24, 2008

So, so beautiful - looks like a pastel watercolor drawing. Stunning! #5545712

Avril Young March 08, 2008

wow outstanding photo, would make a awesome painting for the wall...
really love the way the birds stand out against the blurred background.....

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