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Come on kids, she's getting too close!

Come on kids, she's getting too close!
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Copyright: jean skelton (skellywag) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 228 W: 6 N: 44] (853)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-06-14
Categories: Nature
Exposure: f/4.9
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-05-04 5:52
Viewed: 1873
Points: 28
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This family of ducks were keen to move when I got a little closer. Another photo of youngsters that appear in the spring.
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hello there Jean

Lovely crisp capture here and I just love the title. i had the same problems with some lambs a few weeks ago.

nicely balanced image and great POV

TFS regards Helen

Hi Jean

What a coincidence, i just taken almost same type of picture, i mean Duck's family... And my picture are really not good infact not posted yet. This picture is really very good, nice compostion and good colour, i know this type of picture is really hard to take, but u taken well.



good for you and for us, too, you have moments like this. lovely "harvest". thanks, jean.

Hi Jean, very cute shot of Mamma and her babies. Love your title:) Natural colors and nice POV. Ecellant detail. These babies are so cute. Nice moment captured. TFS!


Hi jean!

Nice photo and nice pose of the duck.Very good colors!


Hi Jean
great photo.. but the title is what had me laughing... wonderful details


Lovely shot with great title Jean.
The ducklings are typical offspring, all looking in different directions!
Good composition and sharpness.
TFS, regards Jean.

What a lovely shot, Jean! Great composition and detail. Mums with youngsters are always difficult to approach ... you have done well!
Kind regards,
Bev :-)

hi Jean !
lovely capture, perfect timing, good sharpness and framing.

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  • Fisher Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1089 W: 331 N: 902] (5752)
  • [2007-05-08 18:21]

Hi Jean,

Nicely captured, well done on the comp.


Hello Jean!
Lovely ducks family!!!
Nice colours and good perspective!
Excellent done!

Hi Jean,
Must be a hard job being mother Duck!
Love how they look in all direction - great detail here and lovely colour.
PS Those 3 just behind the mother look really adorable!
Now it is tomorrow and my smileys are already gone for the day - then tomorrow..
Take care

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  • scot Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 29 W: 10 N: 4] (319)
  • [2007-05-13 4:01]

Nice one Jean, i like how the blue stands out. Well done. John.

wow the shot is cute and well balance. the title suit the picture. very nice compo

  • Fortuna Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 3811 W: 2520 N: 16] (72)
  • [2010-03-06 7:37]

Hello Jean,

Lovely family that you captured very well.
Congratulations and TFS

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