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Flying colours

Posted by
Stephen (Canberra, Australia) on 22 January 2014 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

A duck wings its way over Lake Burley Griffin. Graceful in flight and on the far shore the windy day keeps the flags of all nations flying as well.

NIKON 1 V1 1/320 second F/5.6 ISO 400 110 mm

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Lovely in flight capture

22 Jan 2014 6:50am

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Superb catch, I like that little patch of purple that glistens off it's back wings.

22 Jan 2014 7:43am

claudie from le havre, France

Belle capture !!!!!!!!!

22 Jan 2014 7:46am

tataray from Deux-Sèvres. (Charentes-Poitou), France

Magnifique... avec le bokeh coloré.)

22 Jan 2014 7:50am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful photo . This point of color on the wind is Wonderful !

22 Jan 2014 8:25am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Sorry wing !

22 Jan 2014 8:26am

Etsu from Japan

Great capture of the flying. Nice framing and bokeh. Have a nice day. :)

22 Jan 2014 8:29am

thami from Fez, Morocco

Aux ailes de battre pendant qu'au loin virevoltent les drapeaux!
Bonne journée lumineuse!

22 Jan 2014 8:58am

michel creze from le havre, France

Belle capture , beau "miroir" sur l'aile et bel arrière plan coloré !

Beautiful capture, beautiful "mirror" on the wing and beautiful colored background!

22 Jan 2014 8:59am

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Beautiful captured flight..I can almost feel the breeze!

22 Jan 2014 9:17am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Splendide avec une superbe dof.

22 Jan 2014 9:21am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Beautiful combination !

22 Jan 2014 10:52am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

nice title and frozen moment

22 Jan 2014 11:03am

Kyu from Japan

Wonderful capture in beautiful light. I like the excellent DOF which is generating a fantastic mood in the nice weather.

22 Jan 2014 11:21am

Devi from Chennai, India

Beautiful capture with those fluttering colourful flags in the back ground!!

22 Jan 2014 11:59am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

great capture of flight

22 Jan 2014 12:37pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautiful focal control in this shot Stephen to create a wonderful bokeh! Bravo! ;-)

22 Jan 2014 2:16pm

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

excellent moment

22 Jan 2014 3:53pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Great capture. And beautiful background of Flying colours. Excellent. :)

22 Jan 2014 5:20pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I love this! Especially the purple pop on the wing

22 Jan 2014 6:00pm

Marie-France from Angers, France

belle capture !

22 Jan 2014 6:19pm

MEC from Setúbal, Portugal

Superbe, great capture!

22 Jan 2014 6:44pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Great title - great image.

22 Jan 2014 6:59pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Fantastic action capture of the duck. I love the flags flying in the background. A gorgeous image! Wonderful title!

22 Jan 2014 7:12pm

L'angevine from Angers, France

oh il y a une couleur violette à son aile

23 Jan 2014 8:08am

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

well done

23 Jan 2014 2:23pm

franz from Baden, Austria

brilliant capture of this flying duck !!! very attractive dof and bokeh as well !

23 Jan 2014 6:44pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A great shot of the duck and flags. I love that flash of purple.

23 Jan 2014 9:13pm

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NIKON 1 V1
1/320 second
F/5.6
ISO 400
110 mm

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