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

A Tufted Duck


Here is a photo of a tufted duck (Aythya fuligula). The image is not that sharp because I had to crop heavily. But I wanted to show the tufted duck anyway because I believe that I never did so on my blog. But I guess the image is not too bad, you can see the subject well. I believe I have some better photos of this species somewhere in my library, I will upload them in the future if that is the case. The photo was taken near a pond called Herrenteich in Reinfeld. Continue reading A Tufted Duck