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Hi all, a big thank you for all your comments, votes and awards for my last upload.
I thought this was worth an upload too, I just love the light hitting the owl.

Brand:Canon
Lens:Sigma 120-300mm f2.8 os apo dg hsm + sigma 2x extender
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:19 Feb 2013 - 4:37 PM
Focal Length:600mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Barn Owl in flight 2
Username:ianrobinson ianrobinson
Uploaded:20 Feb 2013 - 9:12 PM
Tags:Barn owl, Tyto alba, Wildlife / nature
Votes:94
Voters:pdunstan_Greymoon · dave1967 · georgiepoolie · WindowonWildlife · GeorgePlatis · Eastlands · simons · Trev_B · JakeK · ali63 · Graham_P · MattB1987 · pudd64 · Derek_Fearn · saeidNL · Caziwinkles · Bee76 · mikesmith · craggwildlifephotography · Paintman · Jenny-D · Paulspix · LV426 · SteveMoulding · Norfolkboy · clintnewsham · NigelKiteley · chris-p · DaveBartlett · Bzox · senn · fazzer · PhilSingleton · zapar40 · cabbie · KBan · Brian_Scott · mossy · M_squared · MD2009 · richmowil · arhb · SammyRatFan · mattberry · Shedboy · deanl · originalgum · pollisher · Scooby10 · Greyheron · Arty · dmhuynh72 · john_slevin · SlowSong · Daisymaye · chalkhillblue · Pete · Coleslaw · Angi_Wallace · LeeFisher · tezquirk · boov · stevenb · ColleenA · Irishkate · teocali · LesF · Philip_H · Maddie · clive burrow · derekhansen · Griff2012 · Louise_Morris · Mike_Smith · Holmewood · GillyB · ValSaxby · Take-a-View · Buffalo_Tom · Chant57 · Rapido57 · ZanetaFrenn · David_Lansdell · colin63 · stuart1963 · Mike_S · Consulo · DilysT · tomcat · stepr17 · P181 · Jat_Riski · peterthowe · stu7131 ·
Views:341
Unique Views:192

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JakeK
JakeK  7
20 Feb 2013 - 9:17 PM

Magnificent, well done!

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Trev_B
Trev_B Plus Member 8137 forum postsTrev_B vcard England68 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2013 - 9:18 PM

I agree, wonderful light Ian.

Trev

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Graham_P
Graham_P  8 United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2013 - 9:20 PM

Lovely Barn Owl image,
That light on the wings really makes it special.

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2013 - 9:26 PM

Excellent capture indeed,very well done,
saeid

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Bee76
Bee76  4 England
20 Feb 2013 - 9:28 PM

Wow, a lovely image Ian. You're right about the light.... really well captured!

Regards,
Barney

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craggwildlifephotography
craggwildlifephotography Plus Member 696 forum postscraggwildlifephotography vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2013 - 9:29 PM

well captured
David

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mikesmith
mikesmith Plus Member 1045 forum postsmikesmith vcard United Kingdom35 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2013 - 9:30 PM

That backlighting on the wing shows just how light, thin and delicate those wings and feathers are. The soft background/reeds make the owl stand out perfectly so great use of depth of field to produce a very powerful image. Have my award with absolute pleasure
Mike

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Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy Plus Member 9Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2013 - 9:47 PM

Well done, Ian.
Another super capture.
Colin

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NigelKiteley
20 Feb 2013 - 9:55 PM

Fabulous!

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chris-p
chris-p Plus Member 965 forum postschris-p vcard England
20 Feb 2013 - 9:57 PM

Superb..

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PhilSingleton
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20 Feb 2013 - 10:27 PM

Superb capture - as you say, wonderful light on the wings !
Phil.

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richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6304 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2013 - 11:14 PM

Cracking Image - great light and good capture!

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mattberry
mattberry  10259 forum posts England14 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2013 - 11:45 PM

Think I like this even more than the previous one, superb!

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deanl
deanl  9313 forum posts
21 Feb 2013 - 1:34 AM

Absolutely stunning shot of a stunning bird!! well done!!

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originalgum
21 Feb 2013 - 4:14 AM

WOW. THAT is a BEAUTIFUL shot. The lighting is SPOT ON. The colors mesh and provide cohesion with the subject and background... that is just gorgeous!

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 Plus Member 728 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Feb 2013 - 10:22 AM

Amazing lighting, and perfectly captured.
thank you for your UA.
regards
Yung

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john_slevin
21 Feb 2013 - 10:30 AM

Magnificent picture, the light and subject in perfect harmony

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
21 Feb 2013 - 11:54 AM

Gorgeous light in this beautiful capture.......Sandy

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Coleslaw
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21 Feb 2013 - 2:57 PM

very good indeed, Ian.

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teocali
teocali Plus Member 7332 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
21 Feb 2013 - 6:17 PM

Superb in-flight capture - fabulous backlighting, accentuating the shape and the wing patterning and tones.
Sylvia

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Maddie
Maddie  92715 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Feb 2013 - 6:42 PM

beautiful capture

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derekhansen
derekhansen Plus Member 6200 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
21 Feb 2013 - 6:51 PM

Absolutely stunning work Ian. Congrats on all the awards.
Derek

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ianrobinson
21 Feb 2013 - 6:54 PM

Wow Thank you so much everyone for your wonderful comments and votes and thank you Pete,Mikesmith, Mattberry and Coleslaw for your awards, means a lot to be so appreciated.
Once again thank you guys.

Ian

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Louise_Morris
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21 Feb 2013 - 7:57 PM

Excellent image Ian - sorry only just doing a quick catch up of the last fews days! Lou

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ianrobinson
21 Feb 2013 - 8:06 PM

Thank you very much lou much appreciated.

Ian

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ValSaxby
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21 Feb 2013 - 9:36 PM

Stunning!

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ZanetaFrenn
22 Feb 2013 - 1:28 PM

Excellent, i love it!

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tomcat
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24 Feb 2013 - 7:53 PM

This image deserves all the accolade it receives Ian

Top work indeed

Adrian

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ianrobinson
24 Feb 2013 - 9:55 PM

Thank you for your comments and votes guys and girls, much appreciated.

Ian

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