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I captured this wood duck on the Ottawa River today. I had the pleasure to meet with Stephen Stephen and Benjamin Brauer

Location: Ottawa River, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date: 2011-04-09
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV
ISO: 500
Shutter Priority: 1/1250 sec
Aperture: F/6,3
Metering Mode: Spot
Copyright: Yannik Hay
Lens: 100-400mm F/4.5-5.6 L IS USM@400.0mm
Photoshop CS5 32 bits for Mac – Camera Raw 6.4


birds, wildlife, nature, ottawa, river

Started photography in 1975.
Took photography classes.
Learned black and white dark room.
Did the transition to digital in 2005.
Learned a few post-processing programs and made my choice to Photoshop and Lightroom.

I like to shoot wildlife, birds, macro, landscapes and street photography to name a few.

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  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganover 3 years ago

    beautiful image

  • Thank you very much dear Martina for the compliment :) Pleased that you like it! Have a great evening!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Istvan froghunter
    Istvan froghunterover 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture Yan!

  • Thank you very much Istvan for the great comment and for the fav. Take care :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Ellen van Deelen
    Ellen van Deelenover 3 years ago

    He looks so beautiful….Excellent photo Yan!

  • I’m very pleased that you like it Ellen. Thank you for adding it to your favourites. Take care :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Antanas
    Antanasover 3 years ago

    very beautiful capture

  • Hi Antanas, thx for the compliment and for adding it to your favourites. Take care :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyover 3 years ago

    Love the contrast of the deep colors against the blue water! Great clarity in this shot Yannik! Looks like you are enjoying the spring weather! :-D

  • Hi Joanne, hope you are well! Yes Ben and I went out for our first spring shooting.
    Thank you for the great comment. Take care :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Tracy66
    Tracy66over 3 years ago

    Beautiful capture, Awesome

  • Thank you very much Tracy. I’m pleased that you like it :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • jules572
    jules572over 3 years ago

    It’s shots like this that make it the perfect day Yan. Lovely crisp colours with a perfect reflection….Jules…Favour

  • You’re compliment is a great pleasure to read. Thank you very much also for the fav. Take care :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • D.M. Mucha
    D.M. Muchaover 3 years ago

    Nice shot

  • Thanks for your visit and great comment. Cheers :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Stephen Stephen
    Stephen Stephenover 3 years ago

    C’est beau Yannik.

  • Merci beaucoup cher Stephen pour ce bon commentaire. J’ai été enchantée de te rencontrer. À la prochaine :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • Thank you very much Ray. Take care :)

    – Yannik Hay

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