Not so much time in daylight hours to shoot for me these days, but I did make it over to a smallish pond tonight for a few moments right as the sun plummeted behind trees and the horizon. I shot a series of a male wood duck, but then it struck me. Why not the girl ? D100, 200-400mm AFS/VR, ISO800, processed in NC, cropped and copyright in CS-PS This shot is also a good test of the "what's your favourite ISO?" question. At the time, ISO800 was the only spot where I could eke out a handheld shot, so that was the favourite tonight. She was backlit from the horizon, shadowed, and I bumped up the EV a lot to get more than a backlit cutout duck. Comments and critique (that C&C thing again) solicited and welcomed. Always shoot. John P.