MALLARD, CHICAGO BOTANIC GARDEN, GLENCOE, ILLINOIS, OCTOBER 25, 2015
90mm Tamron macro plus 1.4x Pentax converter (126mm)
1/250 sec. f10
Mallards are ever so plentiful in parks with ponds, and photographs of them draw mostly yawns. Once in a while, though, sunlight, pose and placement can combine to provide a photograph that lifts the subject out of the ordinary.