The Drake

© Dave Sanders

The Drake

Uploaded: January 03, 2007


A Male Mallard Duck in Flight.
1/640 sec, f/9
Mode: Av
Metering: Evaluative
ISO: 200
AF mode: AI Servo AF


James N. Carpenter January 03, 2007

Dave, this is phenominal, WOW!! I've taken 50 shots at flying ducks and have'nt captured anything near this. I am impressed. Great, Great work. My hats off to you. James. #582102

Kevin Nugent level-classic January 03, 2007

An outstanding capture!!! It should win something! #3777939

Rahmadiyanto Ngardjo January 03, 2007

Great captured , and like the colours to... #3777965

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic January 03, 2007

Nice capture. Beautiful mallard. Love the in flight capture. #3778034

January 03, 2007

Dave this is a great Shot.A 1200mm lens and such a clear crisp photo.I tip my hat to you. #3778117

Janine Russell level-deluxe January 03, 2007

Dave, excellent colors, detail, clarity and lighting; great flight capture. #3778222

January 03, 2007

Stunning Colours..Great Capture..! #3778262

Richard D. Cox January 04, 2007

I'm guessing that you used the Canon 600 f/4 lens with a 2x TC (extender). Wow! Beautiful capture. #3779332

Alan and kellie shulver January 04, 2007

As a novice I dont even have any idea what some of your specs mean (metering,af mode) but I can tell you I like this picture awesome colors and capture, no matter what you used! #3779826

Dave Sanders January 04, 2007

Thank you all for your comments. Yes the lens is a 600MM F4 w/ 2x teleconverter. I should have stipulated that. #3780867

Hayden Cannon January 04, 2007

fantastic capture Dave great colors, lighting, details great capture! #3782115

Kathy Reeves January 05, 2007

Awesome image Dave!! Fantastic colors!! #3785618

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