Wood duck love

A hen and a drake make eye contact on a pond. I posted two different crops.

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Is this a composite: No
ISO 640, 500 mm PF, F7 .1, 1000th, D 500


I prefer the more intimate crop. Great light and detail and nice low angle. Might be a winner at NPPNW in April.

Hi David
Looks like love at first sight. Outstanding interaction between the two Wood ducks. The color , eye contact and feather detail is also outstanding.

Excellent!! I’ll vote for the uncropped version. I like the mirrored body positions and the environment. Good DOF on the bodies so no need to crop for that. I might take a little off the bottom.