I think we have the lowdown on this pond

On an overcast day at a Portland city park pond. I really like the water in this one.

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David, the bow wave and the reflections do look very good. The duck matches well in color and texture. Nicely done.

Definitely low for this one, David. It’s hard to tell with the positions of everything, but my general sense is that this could use a bit of clockwise rotation. Excellent detail and great iridescence. I also like the water reflections.

Great colors on the bird. I also wish for some CW rotation.

Very striking duck photo, David! I really like the water also but my favorite part is the excellent capture of the iridescent colors! Nice exposure control also. There’s lots of detail in the white feathers.