blown areas on duck.9+
Nice shot, unfortunately 9 shots (hand held) have left their mark with slight blur plus motion blur on the water. Quite a lot clipped blacks & whites on the duck, so perhaps -2 to +2 may have been enough. If you check your histogram on your camera, also k
keep an eye on it in Photomatix as it can change as you adjust the sliders…..Also my crop suggestion would bring in the ‘Rule of Thirds’ more….
A touch over processed in the whites. Adding the download options will allow for a more brutal critique... If you like :)
But that's a fine looking duck.
According to the above comments,
would add to duck behind
brush strokes are seen,
seems a wall of water
no natural continuity.