i love these ducks - they look so dapper, with a very sharp "haircut" - and by their demeanour, obviously consider themselves rather special!
Still enjoying my new camera, though I'm ditching many more pics than I'm saving!
Glad to see you are enjoying your new camera and getting such nice photos; the mandarin ducks are really beautiful. I think a lot of us who take photos throw far more away than we keep - so join the club ! main thing, as Nigel says is just enjoying the outdoors and learning what your new camera can do by playing around with settings. Even when taking a bad shot you can often learn from what went wrong and then adjust settings again to see if the next shot is improved. Looks to me as if you are doing really well considering the camera is new to you so keep calm and carry on clicking !!
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Karen B Suffolk said:Still enjoying my new camera, though I'm ditching many more pics than I'm saving!
That's the beauty of digital photography, it's not costing you any more to take lots of photos even if they are not all keepers..
Very nice shots of the Mandarins. They are certainly very striking looking ducks,
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