Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Stumped II

1/320 sec. f/7.1 ISO 200


1/200 sec. f/10 ISO 320


1/400 sec. f/8 ISO 320


1/250 sec. f/10 ISO 250



34 comments:

Carole M. said...

lucky ducks! They've got the perfect spot to while away their time and you got the perfect shots of them too Brian. Beautiful.

Kerri said...

Oh Brian - these are outstanding!!!

Pamela Gordon said...

Just beautiful! Look at the colouring and detail on that last duck!

Pam :) said...

Great shots and sense of humor, Brian.

MTWaggin said...

The feather colors are just amazing and hey, ya gotta find a safe dry spot where you can!

TexWisGirl said...

adorable! love the 2nd shot. such a cutie!

JOY @ http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/ said...

Lookie at those orange feet! enJOYed

Gail Dixon (Louisiana Belle) said...

Ha! I just knew I'd be seeing tree stumps when I clicked the title of your post. Spectacular shots of the ducks and the stumps.

barbara l. hale said...

Awww! You gotta love ducks! Fantastic photos!

Nancy J said...

great title, good words to get me wondering what could possibly "stump!!" you in your photographic world, and as always, super pics, all the best. Cheers from Jean.

Modesto Viegas said...

Great shots!

Carletta said...

Super title! :)
Wonderful shots of these ducks and their puffed out chests!

Debbie said...

oooohhhh Brian, these are just outstanding! The ducks and light are beautiful!

Larry said...

Interesting shots of the beautiful Mallards Brian. I can't seem to see a Mallard without photographing it. Pretty birds.

Nette Cecilia said...

Ohh ,howe lovley , so bright and beautiful colors ,Nette

Grandma Barb's This and That said...

These shots are all wonderful! The the pair together in the first, the puffed up one in the second and the colors and texture of the feathers in the last one.

Findlay Wilde said...

I always enjoy looking through your brilliant pictures. From Findlay

Tezzie said...

haha! You always come up with funny post titles :) Yummy photos, as always...oh, the light, sharpness, and colour. Love them!

Terri @ Coloring Outside the Lines said...

Very nice shots Brian!

eileeninmd said...

Amazing shot of the ducks, Brian! The colors are stunning, well done!

Saun said...

I need to come and take lessons from you great shots!

Saun

Rohrerbot said...

Nicely done! Getting that color with the proper lighting isn't as easy as it looks:)

mick said...

Great photos. The lighting on the birds is beautiful.

Renae said...

When was the last time I saw your photos? Why am I missing you? ergh!

These are excellent - nice and puffy ducks.

Rosemary Aubut said...

Incredibly beautiful photos! Loved them all equally! Hard pressed to pick a favorite!

Stewart M said...

Nice pictures - I often wonder how far people would travel to see Mallard if they were rare! They are cracking looking birds!

Cheers and thanks for linking to WBW – Stewart M – Australia

Anni said...

Fantastic. Your photos are always so well composed, artfully done, and superlative. I could go on with adjectives, but you get my meaning.

Oh, and LOVED the play on words for your post title.

Hope you can find a bit of time today to stop by and visit to view my collection of feathered friends this week!!

Marc Heath said...

Perfect lighting, lovely shots.

Wally Jones said...

Very nice. Great detail and composition!

Fjällripan said...

Amazing photos of the lovely ducks!!

Mary Howell Cromer said...

It feels I could all but touch the feathers, very crisp images, beautiful share~

bailey-road.com said...

Such beautiful ducks! Masterful photography, Brian!

Linda said...

Hi Brian, greetings from Montreal, Canada. Your photos are absolutely amazing. I love the details! Thank you so much for sharing.

Lindsjö taxar said...

Super great done....beautiful ducks!