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Registered: December 2009
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I was down at the Forks trying to find some ducklings or goslings to photograph when this squabble fell right into where I happened to be pointing the camera. A brief fight and then everything was quiet once again. Used levels in CS3.

f6.3 1/640 155mm

Taken May 21, 2008.
· Date: Tue May 4, 2010 · Views: 595 ·
Keywords: Forks, ducklings, goslings
Camera Make / Model: Nikon D70s
Lens Make / Focal Length: Nikkor 70-300mm
Filters / Type Used: uv
Flash / Type Used: none
State / County / Area Image Taken: Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Tony Mil

Registered: February 2009
Posts: 138
Tue May 4, 2010 3:54am

Hi Jan

You were in the right place at the right time. Good capture

Registered: February 2009
Posts: 1,497
Tue May 4, 2010 6:13am

Your shutter speed captured all the action perfectly. What luck to be in the right place at the right time to catch this most unusual squabble.
Jan Holland

Registered: July 2009
Posts: 11
Tue May 4, 2010 1:17pm

Hello Jan.
AND the winner is... You.!
Nice looking action shot. Nice presented too.
Cheers, Jan

Registered: August 2009
Wed May 5, 2010 3:52pm

Geat pic. Jan. Nice explanation of how you got to take it. It`s that same old story isn`t it...right time right place. I love the water droplets (is that what you call them?) It makes the action come to life. I can hear the "Donald Duck" noise coming from them! Keep them coming Yan. It makes me want to get out there.....Charlie

Registered: October 2009
Thu May 6, 2010 12:36am

Super stop action shot I really like the movement of the water and the movement of the wing, I just wish I could see the eye of the duck on the left but I would say that is minor.

Registered: August 2009
Posts: 1
Thu May 6, 2010 2:27pm

Good POV of the action..why can't they just get along? ;-)
Interesting behavioral shot!

Registered: June 2009
Posts: 19
Fri May 7, 2010 8:38pm

Well captured Jan!
Sigh, boys will be boys.....no doubt there was a female nearby?
Good that you were ready for the action when it happened, these moments are so easily missed and you have to be quick on the shutter button to capture them which you obviously were Wink

Registered: March 2009
Mon May 10, 2010 10:03pm

Jan, nice shot of these ducks. Thanks for commenting on my Mabry Mill photo. I appreciate it, Bill

Registered: August 2009
Posts: 1
Tue May 25, 2010 1:35am

I wish he would quit pickin' on her like that! Wink
Nice action shot Jan, have a great week.

Registered: March 2009
Fri June 25, 2010 2:55pm

Jan, this is a great shot of these fighting ducks. You did a great job capturing it. Have a great weekend, Bill

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