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This is a very handsome male Barn Owl and I rather like the backlighting through his feathers.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
Lens:EF300mm f/2.8L IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/1600sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Contra Jour Barn Owl
Username:ColinEJ ColinEJ
Uploaded:27 Feb 2013 - 12:49 AM
Tags:Barn owl, General, Wildlife / nature
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Alda
Alda e2 Member 246 forum postsAlda vcard United Kingdom27 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 12:52 AM

There you go - first vote, first award GrinGrinGrin

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S_Psharma
S_Psharma e2 Member 2S_Psharma vcard India1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 2:12 AM

Beautiful picture.

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msa01uk
msa01uk e2 Member 12msa01uk vcard United Kingdom
27 Feb 2013 - 5:39 AM

Smilelove it

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6108 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 6:47 AM

Perfect. I'm extremely jealous. Grin

Andy

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 7:29 AM


Quote: Perfect. I'm extremely jealous. Grin

Andy

That makes two of us! lovely light coming from behind
and perfectly captured shot
Lillian

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 2leontari vcard Greece
27 Feb 2013 - 8:03 AM

Excellent capture, lovely light
Effrossini

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England211 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 8:55 AM

Well timed and like that back lighting in this.
Regards Richard

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
27 Feb 2013 - 9:33 AM

Beautiful lighting. Great tones.

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 6279 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 10:38 AM

First Class Image - I like it a lot!!

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Andrew_Hurley
Andrew_Hurley e2 Member 871 forum postsAndrew_Hurley vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 1:14 PM

Unbelievable Shot! I am in total awe. Can it be improved? Can it hell!

Andrew.

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Meheecho
Meheecho e2 Member 2275 forum postsMeheecho vcard United Kingdom
27 Feb 2013 - 1:23 PM

A stunner
Steve

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 6nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 2:39 PM

One of the best barn owl shots, excellent!

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 5192 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 3:32 PM

A fine action shot with beautiful light!
Ann

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
27 Feb 2013 - 3:35 PM

Top class shot Colin, fantastic!!
Brian

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Maccas
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27 Feb 2013 - 5:35 PM

Beautiful image

Ian

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john_slevin
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27 Feb 2013 - 8:10 PM

Beautiful image, well capured.

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4740 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 8:17 PM

Superb !!!!.....gorgeous light !!

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 8:17 PM

A superb well-lit shot
Ju

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oll1e
oll1e e2 Member 757 forum postsoll1e vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 12:46 PM

A really excellent image ,lovely timing ,the light highlighting the wing edges and tail are a joy Wink

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Alan_Coles
Alan_Coles e2 Member 9176 forum postsAlan_Coles vcard Wales11 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 5:05 PM

Oh yes....special !!Wink

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ianrobinson
ianrobinson e2 Member 51181 forum postsianrobinson vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
4 Mar 2013 - 12:02 AM

Wow now there's a Barn owl shot, love it.

Ian

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