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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

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7110 forum postsTrev_B vcard England65 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 2:39 PM

Lovely crisp detail Lillian.

Trev

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7139 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 e2 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 e2 Member 434 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 e2 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

tilneyg44
tilneyg44 Junior Member 6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 2:55 PM

Excellent Sharp shot! Smile

DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 3:00 PM

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

****

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 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 e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 3:11 PM

Gorgeous close-up!
Rende

photomf
photomf e2 Member 5photomf vcard Italy
5 Jan 2013 - 3:11 PM

Fantastic shot !

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41073 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 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 e2 Member 8235 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 e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
5 Jan 2013 - 3:27 PM

Excellent close up Lillian, great detail,
Fred.

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 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 e2 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 e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard 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 e2 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 e2 Member 5268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 4:22 PM

still a superb shot in my book !!

Cliff1944
Cliff1944 e2 Member 2Cliff1944 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 4:29 PM

A superb portrait.
Cliff

hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 4:30 PM

Stunning shot with outstanding detail
mike

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 4:44 PM

Excellent work Lillian - fine detail and expression!
Ann

netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2200 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 4:47 PM

Fantastic detailed shotSmile
NettaSmile

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4667 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom63 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 e2 Member 43468 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 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 e2 Member 95940 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 e2 Member 1045 forum postsjennialexander vcard United Kingdom
5 Jan 2013 - 6:23 PM

Lovely portrait. Good detail.
Jennix

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 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  4660 forum posts England
5 Jan 2013 - 8:30 PM

An A1 capture, Top Marks. Eric.

JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 8:30 PM

A really lovely detailed shot
Ju

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8800 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1624 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 9:21 PM

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

rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 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 e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 10:54 PM

Wonderful clarity and amazing portrait.
KateGrinGrinGrin

annettep38
annettep38 e2 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 e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 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 e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2013 - 12:37 AM

Superb detail Lillian !!
Ron.

marktc
marktc e2 Member 448 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2013 - 12:43 AM

Magnificent

taggart
taggart e2 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  4 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 e2 Member 8292 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 e2 Member 632 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 e2 Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
6 Jan 2013 - 2:30 PM

Outstanding image Lillian
Jim

jujupops
jujupops e2 Member 4jujupops vcard England
6 Jan 2013 - 3:17 PM

What a handsome chap Lillian, wonderful shot Grin
Julie

Chinga
Chinga e2 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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