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Wild Barn Owl (Tyto alba) - hovering in search of prey.

Thank you all so much for your C&Cs on my last upload - very much appreciated as always Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF300mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:9 Jul 2011 - 6:15 PM
Focal Length:420mm distance from subject - infinity handheld
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Hovering
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:12 Jul 2011 - 9:18 AM
Tags:Action, Barn owl, Free, Hovering, Hunting, In-flight, Spirit, Tyto alba, Wild, Wildbird, Wildlife / nature
Votes:60

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Alandyv8
Alandyv8  31 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2011 - 9:22 AM

Great capture,

Mike

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bzbee
bzbee  10102 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2011 - 9:28 AM

Wow -nice shot. It would not have been easy to get the exposure right and you have nailed it. RESPECT!

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lobski
lobski  3 Philippines1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2011 - 9:34 AM

Excellent inflight owl shot. Very well spotted!

Fred Grin

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2011 - 9:34 AM

Superb timing, Sylvia, what a fabulous capture. Carol

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ringyneck
ringyneck  7304 forum posts United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2011 - 10:01 AM

Fantastic series.and getting better as it goes along.


Quote: Wow -nice shot. It would not have been easy to get the exposure right and you have nailed it. RESPECT!

Correct ...and great comp as well.

Wish I could just SEE one.
keith

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Shroomer
Shroomer  7 England167 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2011 - 10:47 AM

Another corker Sylvia. This bird is certainly going to keep you busy this year.
Excellent timing in the hover
Richard

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114493 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2011 - 10:55 AM

Fine image Sylvia made all the better by the fact this is a truly wild bird.....Yer lucky beggar! Grin

Ade

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HarveySquires
12 Jul 2011 - 11:01 AM

Great timing and detail an excellent shot Smile

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Gray_ina
Gray_ina  6
12 Jul 2011 - 11:07 AM

Hi Sylvia, im just green, totally superb regards gray.

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Gezina
Gezina  7 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2011 - 11:27 AM

Another lovely shot Sylvia - I like the fact that you can see the under and upper wing in the bird - great comp too - Ina

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johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2011 - 11:33 AM

Very nice atmospheric photo Sylvia, great timing

Johnjo

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fraser
fraser  10631 forum posts Scotland14 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2011 - 12:51 PM

Difficult shot to get and you nailed it. Brilliant.

Fraser

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BydoR9
BydoR9  3 United Kingdom
12 Jul 2011 - 12:59 PM

You must have waited ages to get this great shot - I'm sure I would have fluffed it! Grin

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2011 - 1:24 PM

well caught shot

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2011 - 1:49 PM

Maybe just before the kill. A great in the wild capture.............Sandy

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franken
franken e2 Member 113098 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2011 - 2:48 PM

Superb!

Ken

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RickFreid
RickFreid  4 United States
12 Jul 2011 - 2:58 PM

Great shot!

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2011 - 4:53 PM

These just get better Sylvia. I love the timing on this one catching the bird in the hover. Classic Barn Owl action.
Ron

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SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding e2 Member 5SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2011 - 7:34 PM

A beautifully timed capture, Sylvia. Excellent lighting.
Steve.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jul 2011 - 7:37 PM

Absolutely brilliant.
Joan.

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Samuel_Aron
12 Jul 2011 - 7:43 PM

Excellent capture!
Sam.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2011 - 7:00 PM

Absolutely fabulous Sylvia, it must have been a real privelege to view him/her in the wild

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