Beautiful Duck

I do already have quite a lot of duck photos, but I always like to take new ones because they are both, beautiful and a nice subject to practice and experiment with photography. Because most of the time they aren’t really hectic in the water, and that makes it possible to practice framing. In the case of the photo in my post, I tried to get a shot at eye level. I wasn’t really at eye level, I was standing on a bridge but with my Tamron 70-300mm lens, I can give the impression that I am at eye level … Continue reading Beautiful Duck

Male Mallard

Here is a photo that I actually wanted to delete because the photo was extremely overexposed. But since I shot the photo in RAW format, I tried to take a look if I can improve the photo. Well, to be honest, the trick was to change the photo from colours to black and white, but I changed the shadow and highlight values before I did that, and I added contrast to the photo. I think the photo is actually not that bad anymore after the edits. You see a male mallard in the photo, and you can find even more … Continue reading Male Mallard

Female Mallard

Here is a photo of a mallard (Anas platyrhynchos), also called wild duck. The duck in the photo is a female mallard, the males look very different and have a green head, with brighter and different plumage, and at the neck it looks as if they have a white collar. I have a post where you can see both a female and male mallard, the male is on the left and the female on the right. But I think the photo is not as great as the close-up photo of the female duck that you can see here in my … Continue reading Female Mallard