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Thanks everyone for all your comments and votes yesterday, today a Long Eared Owl, he was injured and in a rescue centre recuperating before being released, the Bokeh on the background is natural the trees did not give a good background that is why the lens is wide open for max defusion.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D200 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:50.0 mm f/1.4
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:7 Oct 2010 - 11:43 AM
Focal Length:50mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/1.4
Aperture:f/1.4
Shutter Speed:1/2500sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Manual
Title:Long Eared Owl
Username:achieverswales achieverswales
Uploaded:15 May 2013 - 12:05 AM
Tags:Birds, Long eared owl, Raptor, Wildlife / nature
Votes:37

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 12:11 AM

magical bokeh, and a great image of the owl!

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
15 May 2013 - 12:19 AM

Excellent detail captured Trev, like it,
Fred.

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tonyguitar
15 May 2013 - 12:40 AM

Multi highlights in the eyes. Texture and design in the plumage...beautiful bird. A fine portrait. TG

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geoffrey baker
geoffrey baker e2 Member 10496 forum postsgeoffrey baker vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 12:41 AM

A lovely capture Trev Smile

Geoff.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 2:52 AM

What eyes and gaze! Very fine crisp shot of the owl and that was a good move to throw the b/g totally OOF, Trev.
Ronnie.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
15 May 2013 - 5:23 AM

An excellent and sharp image Trev !! Those eyes are amazing Smile

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LynneJoyce
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15 May 2013 - 5:56 AM

A bright eyed beauty crisply captured.

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2183 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 6:29 AM

A Brilliant image with two great big eyesSmile
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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104023 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 6:56 AM

Owltastic GrinGrinGrin

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41050 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 7:19 AM

Excellent pose & bokeh, Trev.

Dave

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 7:30 AM

A beautifully marked bird.

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CaroleS
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15 May 2013 - 7:35 AM

Those huge bright eyes - well captured against the light coming through the trees.
Carole

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
15 May 2013 - 7:40 AM

Skilfully captured.

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7110 forum postsTrev_B vcard England64 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 7:48 AM

Well done Trev... a nice POV with great eye detail and an attractive BG.. well done.

Trev

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franken
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15 May 2013 - 8:11 AM

Love the owl and the background Trev.

Ken

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leontari
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15 May 2013 - 8:57 AM

This an ecellent capture Trev. What a detail and pose!!
Effrossini

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Alan_Baseley
Alan_Baseley e2 Member 13321 forum postsAlan_Baseley vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 9:10 AM

Fine capture Trev,
Alan

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 11:19 AM

A lovely owl portrait, Trev, nicely picked out from the background Wink
Trev Smile

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debu
debu  4 India
15 May 2013 - 11:38 AM

Lovely detailed image.
debu

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digital_boi
15 May 2013 - 12:11 PM

great capture of the wee Owl Trevor and the Bokeh is excellent I think I can just see you in the eyes excellent

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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Rende
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15 May 2013 - 12:26 PM

Excellent bird portrait with amazing bokeh Trev. Looks like a great lens.
Rende

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom29 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 7:00 PM

He is lovely Trev, love the eyes and the fluffy bit round his beakGrinGrin
Diane

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gwynn56
gwynn56  264 forum posts England
15 May 2013 - 7:55 PM

beautiful capture , Smile

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 8:52 PM

Fine looking bird Trev - thanks for your help todaySmile

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2013 - 12:08 AM

these eyes are wonderful, excellent use of bokeh here!

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Glostopcat
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18 May 2013 - 11:45 PM

An excellent owl portrait, such fabulous feather details

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