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Taken on a very overcast and sometimes wet day at the Birds of Prey centre in Hampshire last week..

will be going back next week to correct/get practise of birds in flight!

Thank You all for your welcome back and comments...appreciated very much

And thank you Ronnie and Steve for your awards

Have a good weekend

Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:30 Dec 2012 - 11:49 AM
Focal Length:180mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.0
Aperture:f/5.0
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:1600
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Great Grey Owl
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:5 Jan 2013 - 2:26 PM
Tags:Birds of prey, General, Great grey owl, Pets / captive animals, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled
Views:277
Unique Views:102

Comments

Trev_B
Trev_B Plus Member 8137 forum postsTrev_B vcard England68 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 2:39 PM

Lovely crisp detail Lillian.

Trev

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8153 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 2:41 PM

Faultless, Lillian Smile Carol

PETERMAYES
5 Jan 2013 - 2:43 PM

What a fantastic shot

M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
5 Jan 2013 - 2:50 PM

A stunner.

digital_boi
5 Jan 2013 - 2:51 PM

a very fine and charming image Lillian good work

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 456 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 2:52 PM

Fantastic detail Lillian and a bird with attitudeSmile
Carole

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 2:53 PM

A top-notch and very lovely portrait, Lillian - he looks like he has something to say for himself! Wink
Thanks again for your UA Smile
Trev Smile

TilG88
TilG88 Junior Member 6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 2:55 PM

Excellent Sharp shot! Smile

DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 3:00 PM

A superb, well detailed photo of an almost surprised looking owl!

****

lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 3:10 PM

Fab' picture Lillian, wonderful Eye detail.

John Smile

Alda
Alda  246 forum posts United Kingdom27 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 3:10 PM

Brilliant, lovely, superb etc GrinGrinGrin

Rende
Rende Plus Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 3:11 PM

Gorgeous close-up!
Rende

photomf
photomf Plus Member 5photomf vcard Italy
5 Jan 2013 - 3:11 PM

Fantastic shot !

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51169 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England139 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 3:16 PM

Lovely 3/4 pose, Lillian, and pin sharp on the eye as always.

Dave

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 3:17 PM

Fantastic feather detail in this exceptional owl portrait, you've really excelled yourself here

Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
5 Jan 2013 - 3:27 PM

Excellent close up Lillian, great detail,
Fred.

barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 3:43 PM

Whoah!!!!! Wonderful

JackieB
JackieB  4 United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 3:49 PM

Absolutely fantastic Lillian!!!!!!!!!!

morpheus1955
5 Jan 2013 - 4:03 PM

Outstanding shot Lillian, superb detail and colours, very definitely one of your very best

Hugh

lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx Plus Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 4:03 PM

Love the beak being open

CHRISB911
CHRISB911  854 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 4:03 PM

excellent capture Lillian

Maiwand
Maiwand  8 England69 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 4:13 PM

First rate shot of Great Grey Lillian. These are such photogenic birds and you have done vey well for him here.
Ron

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 4:13 PM

SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

Misty56
Misty56  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 4:14 PM

great shot of this Owl, top NOtch

Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 4:19 PM

Thank You everyone and also to
Carol and Hugh for your User Awards
Lillian

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk Plus Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 4:22 PM

still a superb shot in my book !!

Cliff1944
Cliff1944 Plus Member 3Cliff1944 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 4:29 PM

A superb portrait.
Cliff

hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk Plus Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 4:30 PM

Stunning shot with outstanding detail
mike

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 4:44 PM

Excellent work Lillian - fine detail and expression!
Ann

netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 2221 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 4:47 PM

Fantastic detailed shotSmile
NettaSmile

Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 4801 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 4:51 PM

Gorgeous shot !!!.....lovely clarity !!

EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 5:17 PM

A real sense of character and what excellent timing on your part.

The Orchid you asked about is a different variety from the one you remembered and my goodness but I am impressed you remember that other one! Grin

Ann

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43684 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 5:26 PM

An image of immense beauty and quality Lillian

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

achieverswales

Stunning capture Lillian, the eye is very sharp.

Regards

Trev.

tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96210 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 6:11 PM

A wonderful portrait of this beautiful Owl
Top work Lillian

Love the backdrop

Adrian

jennialexander
jennialexander Plus Member 1045 forum postsjennialexander vcard United Kingdom
5 Jan 2013 - 6:23 PM

Lovely portrait. Good detail.
Jennix

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 7:30 PM

A detaied image of top quality Lillian.
Joan.

philmclean
5 Jan 2013 - 8:00 PM

Super crisp detail.

Gypsyman
Gypsyman Plus Member 4660 forum postsGypsyman vcard England
5 Jan 2013 - 8:30 PM

An A1 capture, Top Marks. Eric.

JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 8:30 PM

A really lovely detailed shot
Ju

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9845 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1649 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 9:21 PM

First class, Lillian, love the staring eyes and open beak.

rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 9:52 PM

Stunning detail and a piercing gaze so well captured Lillian.

Ray

pks
pks  10 England
5 Jan 2013 - 10:53 PM

yet another cracking pin sharp close up shot well taken and a happy new year to you and yours

peter Smile

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 10:54 PM

Wonderful clarity and amazing portrait.
KateGrinGrinGrin

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 11:11 PM

what a fine headdress, and we can imagine all sorts of things he might say.
excellent detail and tones

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 11:49 PM

He looks like he is giving you a good talking to Lillian. A fine portrait.

rontear
rontear Plus Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2013 - 12:37 AM

Superb detail Lillian !!
Ron.

marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2013 - 12:43 AM

Magnificent

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2013 - 1:10 AM

looks like he wants to tell you a secret! superb photography!

fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2013 - 7:55 AM

Wonderful detail captured.

Albert

bobsblues
bobsblues  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2013 - 10:02 AM

Stunning shot Lillian,love your work .
Rob

Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
6 Jan 2013 - 10:27 AM

Brilliant detail Lillian, lovely bird like the eyes and open beak, very nice photo. good luck tomorrow, regards Leon. thick fog here today.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8323 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2013 - 11:14 AM

Looks like Molly! Or maybe the new great grey on the block, cracker

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend Plus Member 738 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2013 - 11:34 AM

A stunning portrait Lillian, superb detail,
Geoff.

JohnChambersPhotography

Stunning all round, timing, colour,it's just top class work lilian

John

canonfan
canonfan Plus Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
6 Jan 2013 - 2:30 PM

Outstanding image Lillian
Jim

jujupops
jujupops Plus Member 4jujupops vcard England
6 Jan 2013 - 3:17 PM

What a handsome chap Lillian, wonderful shot Grin
Julie

Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
7 Jan 2013 - 4:15 AM

Spectacular look on that face! Very well captured...
IB

PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 10:09 PM

Superb image Lillian. Such detail. paul

HSTONEY222
17 Apr 2013 - 2:17 PM

Good all round shot, good details in the feathers and good eye and face contact.

Howard.SmileSmileSmile

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