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Captured recently on a visit to Festival Park Owl Sanctuary.

A big thank you to Hugh (morpheus1955) for his much appreciated user award for yesterday's upload Barn Owl-Close Up.

Brand:PENTAX Corporation
Camera:Pentax K10D Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:smc Pentax-D FA 100mm F2.8 Macro
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:20 Aug 2013 - 4:00 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/750sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Barn Owl-Close Up 02.
Username:Badgerfred Badgerfred
Uploaded:25 Aug 2013 - 12:04 AM
Tags:FJE947, IMGP8551, Owl, Wildlife / nature
Votes:53

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2013 - 12:22 AM

You won't get much closer than this Fred !!
Excellent shot.
Mick.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2013 - 1:11 AM

LOL--- If you do get much closer that marvelous beak will show its stuff-- wonderful image!

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terryxc
terryxc  2 England
25 Aug 2013 - 1:24 AM

Absolutely amazing...

Terry.

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2013 - 2:34 AM

Luverly! Wonderful detailed close-up.

Lavina

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
25 Aug 2013 - 4:35 AM

An excellent profile pic of this lovely bird Fred !

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2013 - 4:58 AM

A great close-up......Sandy

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
25 Aug 2013 - 5:56 AM

Stunning close-up. Well captured.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8141 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2013 - 6:10 AM

A beautiful close-up, Fred. Carol

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95951 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2013 - 8:09 AM

This Barnie has given you a fine frame-filler FredWink

Adrian

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2013 - 8:12 AM

brilliant detail fred wonderful tones and colour a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2013 - 8:47 AM

I thunk this is even closer still, Fred: wonderful detail here.
Ronnie.

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2013 - 8:56 AM

The beak and nostrils are getting bigger and bigger, Fred!
Another well detailed image.

Richard

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Maiwand
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25 Aug 2013 - 8:58 AM

Fine capture Fred.GrinGrinGrin
Ron

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cazozphil
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25 Aug 2013 - 9:32 AM

all I can say is WOW WOW WOW. Captured with your macro lens, that is awesome.

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 2leontari vcard Greece
25 Aug 2013 - 9:55 AM

An excellently detailed capture FredSmile
Effrossini

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43500 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom104 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2013 - 10:41 AM

A wonderful profile of this incredibly beautiful Barn Owl Fred. Pin sharp with great colour.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2209 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2013 - 12:29 PM

BrilliantSmile
NettaSmile

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Holmewood
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25 Aug 2013 - 2:51 PM

Another beautiful shot Fred. Cathy

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2013 - 3:14 PM

They really are such beautiful birds
and so photogenic
Lillian

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JuBarney
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25 Aug 2013 - 3:52 PM

A splendid close up
Ju

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ChristineD
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25 Aug 2013 - 3:55 PM

Wonderful detailed close-up

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7132 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2013 - 5:21 PM

Beautiful Barn Owl close up Fred, i was reading recently that these Owls only weigh a few ounces, because they are all feathers

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2013 - 8:55 PM

Beautiful Fred..Lin

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Rende
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25 Aug 2013 - 10:00 PM

Beautifully composed Fred.
Rende

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Caziwinkles
25 Aug 2013 - 11:47 PM

Wow! That's pretty close Fred. Fantastic shot. Smile

Carol

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26 Aug 2013 - 6:25 PM

Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks,
Fred.

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26 Aug 2013 - 10:58 PM

A beautiful barnowl profile Fred, wonderful detail and clarity in the feathers

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Chinga
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28 Aug 2013 - 6:48 AM

Amazing details on those feathers... IB

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