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Mandarin Duck
21-DEC-2009 Dr. Joshua Ong

Mandarin Duck

Irvine Regional Park

I was looking into taking images of these ducks for quite sometime. They were reported to be present at certain regional parks in Southern California but I never saw any until now. These very colorful and beautiful ducks are very skittish and unless in captivity, you have to use the longest lens in your arsenal to capture decent images.

Canon EOS 7D ,Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM
1/100s f/5.6 at 800.0mm iso100 hide exif
Full EXIF Info
Date/Time21-Dec-2009 09:15:17
MakeCanon
ModelCanon EOS 7D
Flash UsedNo
Focal Length800 mm
Exposure Time1/100 sec
Aperturef/5.6
ISO Equivalent100
Exposure Bias+1/3
White Balance
Metering Modematrix (5)
JPEG Quality
Exposure Programaperture priority (3)
Focus Distance

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Norman Rich13-Aug-2010 00:36
Elegant and dramatic ~ A gorgeous photograph!