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A lovely day today, got out this afternoon just before the fog set in and got this shot.

Brand:Canon
Lens:Sigma 120-300mm f2.8 EX IF HSM APO DG with 2x Sigma Convertor
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
Username:ianrobinson ianrobinson
Uploaded:19 Feb 2013 - 8:14 PM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
Votes:84
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Views:325
Unique Views:204

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GillyB
GillyB Plus Member 10317 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2013 - 8:22 PM

Gorgeous backlighting ... a wonderful in flight capture!

gill

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john_slevin
19 Feb 2013 - 8:24 PM

Magnificent timing

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vandalp
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19 Feb 2013 - 8:29 PM

Great capture.
Vanda

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abeeror2
abeeror2  2 Spain
19 Feb 2013 - 8:37 PM

Stunning!

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JuBarney
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19 Feb 2013 - 8:42 PM

Super shot
Ju

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fandangofandingo

Beautiful with such fine wing detail

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fazzer
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19 Feb 2013 - 8:56 PM

beautiful

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tomcat
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19 Feb 2013 - 9:02 PM

Do for me Ian

Adrian

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chris-p
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19 Feb 2013 - 9:19 PM

A cracker ..

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Norfolkboy
19 Feb 2013 - 9:24 PM

A beauty, Ian.
Colin

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fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2013 - 9:54 PM

Absolutely stunning image - great photography!!

Albert

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ianrobinson
19 Feb 2013 - 10:04 PM

Thank you everyone for your inspirational comments and votes, they are very much appreciated.

Ian

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ianrobinson
19 Feb 2013 - 10:06 PM

Thank you very much for the GEA Clive, It was a lovely surpirse to see.

Ian

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PhilSingleton
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19 Feb 2013 - 10:09 PM

Great image - superb light - excellent.
Phil

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richmowil
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19 Feb 2013 - 11:19 PM

Its a great image - beautiful!!

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M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
19 Feb 2013 - 11:21 PM

Beautiful lighting. Well captured.

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TonyDy
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19 Feb 2013 - 11:41 PM

Lovely shot, Ian - well caught.
Tony

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Tynnwrlluniau Plus Member 557 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales37 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2013 - 12:10 AM

What a beauty, Ian! Excellent photography.
Alun

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ZanetaFrenn
20 Feb 2013 - 8:21 AM

Beautiful! The light is excellent
Zaneta

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ianrobinson
20 Feb 2013 - 8:51 AM

Thank you very much guys and girls for your lovely comments and votes.

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oliverivorybray

Stunning shot.

Having spent the last couple of evenings trying to capture local barn owls in flight I can fully appreciate the skill and patience needed to capture an image as good as this.

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gingerdelight
20 Feb 2013 - 7:11 PM

Perfection Ian!
Carol

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User_Removed
20 Feb 2013 - 8:55 PM

Love teh light shinning through the feathers on the right wing and the way the owl just pops out at you..

Brilliant

Bob

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Edben
Edben  3 United Kingdom
20 Feb 2013 - 9:38 PM

An absolutely stunning image, very calming.

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ianrobinson
21 Feb 2013 - 6:56 PM

Thank you very much for your wonderful comments and votes everyone, they mean so much.

Ian

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