Yesterday I hiked around a couple of nearby Missouri Conservation Department Conservation Areas. Not much was going on at either location, although I did manage to grab a few interesting photos. Today’s post features a Mallard duck drake that I photographed as I was leaving:
I always enjoy photographing the Mallard drakes, especially in good light where the green sheen of their heads really shows off!
Photographic Equipment Used:
- Canon 5D Mark 3 body
- Canon EF 100mm-400mm, f/4.5-f/5.6 IS lens, with Canon 1.4x TC, shot at 560mm
- Handheld, with IS “On”
- ISO 1000
- Aperture f/8
- Shutter 1/1250 sec.