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The lovely Eagle owl Kaln at a visit to the Barn Owl Centre a few years ago

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:50-500mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:16 May 2009 - 3:00 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.2
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/1600sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Kaln
Username:ValSaxby ValSaxby
Uploaded:2 Dec 2012 - 9:04 PM
Tags:Barn owl centre, Boc, Pets / captive animals, Wildlife / nature
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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
2 Dec 2012 - 9:46 PM

Val this is my 3rd attempt to message!
a great shot
with him fly towards you
hope you have a great day tomorrow
and car OK
Lillian

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bobhowell
bobhowell e2 Member 1bobhowell vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Dec 2012 - 10:04 PM

If I saw this heading my way I would have been flat on the floor never mind taking pictures.. Great expression on its face and superb photo. well done Val. Hope to see you soon? Bob Smile

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achieverswales
2 Dec 2012 - 10:08 PM

Most people do not realize how hard this capture is, to get the focus right on anything that is approaching you head on at speed, you have achieved this so well Val, excellent capture.

Regards

Trev.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
2 Dec 2012 - 10:47 PM

This owl is on a mission-- a great image!

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
3 Dec 2012 - 2:34 AM

Excellent head on capture.......Sandy

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Dec 2012 - 8:07 AM

Very well taken Val! Look at those eyes - great expression.
Ann

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Dec 2012 - 8:24 AM

Awesome .... did you manage to get out of his way ?

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
3 Dec 2012 - 8:44 AM

Excellent!

DicksPics

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kazza12
kazza12  1 United Kingdom
3 Dec 2012 - 12:31 PM

just beautiful love how you have captured him flying towards you SmileSmileSmile

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banehawi
banehawi Critique Team 10781 forum postsbanehawi vcard Canada2795 Constructive Critique Points
3 Dec 2012 - 1:41 PM

Amazing that you got a shot at all with that speed and focal length combo! Needs sharpening here on the site, remember to resize, save as, then open the new file, sharpen, save and then upload.

Quick mod loaded with sharpening.


Regards


Willie

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43608 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway23 Constructive Critique Points
3 Dec 2012 - 4:16 PM


Quote: Most people do not realize how hard this capture is, to get the focus right on anything that is approaching you head on at speed, you have achieved this so well Val, excellent capture.

Regards

Trev.

Exactly what I was thinking, Val. A shot I would be well proud of.

Malc

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4516 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
3 Dec 2012 - 4:34 PM

Wonderful shot !!!!!

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
3 Dec 2012 - 7:37 PM

Great capture Val. A difficult one to capture but you have got it- literally - right on the nose.
Ron

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 4WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Dec 2012 - 7:50 PM

He's coming for you Val Smile never easy with in flights, very well done.

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
4 Dec 2012 - 6:55 PM

Excellent in flight capture

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johnjones
johnjones  4 England
5 Dec 2012 - 8:20 PM

Excellent inflight shot.
jj

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Misty56
Misty56  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2012 - 10:32 PM

this is a good shot Val, your flights shots are excellent

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