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This lovely cool, calm and collected White Faced Owl
had me wanting to bring him home, Oh if Only, he really was a star



Photographed a Baboon Xmas party...a one off!!
had a sensational time...photos soon


Thank You Mark for your User Award on the wild dog


Had a great time away...but freezing cold
and not able to get on EPZ...lot to catch up with...
but will be tomorrow, as 'shattered'

Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF100mm F/2.8 Macro USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:26 Nov 2012 - 3:47 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/22.0
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Custom
Title:White Faced Owl
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:28 Nov 2012 - 8:29 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General, Pets / captive animals, White faced Owl, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled

Comments

KBan
KBan  9457 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2012 - 8:32 PM

Love those eyes Lillian


keith

JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2012 - 8:32 PM

Superb capture of a beautiful owl. Keep warm.
Ju

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85912 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2012 - 8:34 PM

I can just imagine him, perched on your shoulderWink

Adrian

NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2246 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2012 - 8:38 PM

I just can't help myself....................this has the Wow factor for me.............my heart melted..............GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2012 - 8:40 PM

Wow!!! and better Wow!!! - I want him!Grin Superb detail and those eyes ..........!!

Lavina

jdinne
jdinne  11 England
28 Nov 2012 - 8:41 PM

Simply stunning Lillian and those eyes. Excellent. Very much deserved of the GEA.

John

Last Modified By jdinne at 28 Nov 2012 - 8:41 PM
sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2012 - 8:45 PM

just love it these birds are my favourite ! were was it taken lillian please?stunningly captured in every way

Last Modified By sparrowhawk at 28 Nov 2012 - 8:45 PM
LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2012 - 8:46 PM

Stunning lighting and model.

rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2012 - 8:54 PM

Just stunning in every respect, Lillian. I can't get over those eyes.

Ray

thedon1941
28 Nov 2012 - 8:55 PM

Wonderful capture Lillian. Great lighting and sharpness. Don

andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2012 - 9:04 PM

SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2012 - 9:05 PM

Superb capture Lillian. A stunning shot.
Ron

MossyOak
MossyOak  2 England15 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2012 - 9:07 PM

Looks like a Liberty's image Lillian, mentored by Miles Herbert. Wonderful detail and I like the dark background
Richard

Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2012 - 9:10 PM

An outstanding image, Lillian.
Colin

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
28 Nov 2012 - 9:10 PM

Super image Lillian, love the eye contact,
Fred.

EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2012 - 9:13 PM

Lillian, I always admire your wonderful images but this is just outstanding!

Ann

Gerryrys
Gerryrys  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2012 - 9:17 PM

Quite beautiful. Smile

Gerry

cabbie
cabbie e2 Member 7cabbie vcard United Kingdom
28 Nov 2012 - 9:23 PM

A cracker of an image

Bob

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2012 - 9:25 PM

This is extraordinarily beautiful Lillian! What a gorgeous capture!
Ann

Last Modified By AnnChown at 28 Nov 2012 - 9:30 PM
bobhowell
bobhowell e2 Member 1bobhowell vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2012 - 9:35 PM

Hi Lillioan, what fantastic eyes and great detail.

Bob

stu8fish
stu8fish  1 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2012 - 9:35 PM

Like this Lots, more please.Smile

marktc
marktc e2 Member 347 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2012 - 9:44 PM

Magnificent Lillian.

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2012 - 9:45 PM

Superb shot of this owl which is just oozing wisdom: the detail is impressive, Lillian, as is the exposure and overall presentation.
Many congrats on the awards and GEA.....well done.
Ronnie.

gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6526 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2012 - 9:46 PM

Even by your standards this is incredible Lillian. - gary

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2012 - 9:55 PM

A very pleasing impressive capture.

Albert

johnjones
johnjones  4 England
28 Nov 2012 - 10:03 PM

Wow what detail and them eyes a shot to kill for.
jj

canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2012 - 10:08 PM

An outstanding image Lillian
Jim

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64380 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2012 - 10:16 PM

How funny Lillian. It's a super photograph but he does look rather stuffed, and puzzled. Really cute. Grin

moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
28 Nov 2012 - 10:24 PM

Absolutely stunning Lillian. Moira

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2012 - 10:34 PM

Beautifully lit image and wonderful eye detail.
Feathers and claws so well taken you feel you could reach out and touch.
KateGrinGrinGrin

AnnJ
AnnJ e2 Member 2AnnJ vcard Scotland
28 Nov 2012 - 10:34 PM

Just stunning. Ann.

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2012 - 10:44 PM

Such wonderful plumage detail Lillian - all the awards are very well deserved.
Joan.

brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2012 - 10:50 PM

Oh, such a beauty, with lovely, kind eyes.
Johanna

achieverswales
28 Nov 2012 - 11:14 PM

Stunning Lillian so cute!

Regards

Trev.

Gypsyman
Gypsyman  3659 forum posts England
28 Nov 2012 - 11:41 PM

Another Top Drawer Capture. Eric.

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2012 - 11:54 PM

Deserving of those awards !! Lillian.
Ron.

AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6606 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2012 - 12:22 AM

Excellent image Lillian - well deserving of the awards and the GEA!

Anne

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2012 - 1:11 AM

Stunning! and then some--- this is one image I would love to have on my wall!

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2012 - 2:45 AM

Wow! This is awesome Lillian. Congrats on all the awards.......Sandy

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
29 Nov 2012 - 5:16 AM

This is a totally awesome photo !! Excellent !! This owl is something else Smile

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2012 - 6:36 AM

What an adorable face, Lillian, I'm not surprised you wanted to bring him home Smile Carol

SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2012 - 7:50 AM

Excellent image.

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33139 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2012 - 8:03 AM

Wow Lillian, you are need a photographer to be reckoned with, this photograph is in a different league entirely.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

MattB1987
MattB1987 e2 Member 2407 forum postsMattB1987 vcard England
29 Nov 2012 - 8:21 AM

It's already been said but a beautiful photo, great lighting and stunning detail!
Matt

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2012 - 8:40 AM

Stunning and well deserves all those awards.
Carole

morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2012 - 8:44 AM

Stunning shot Lillian, fantastic detail and light

Hugh

Gypsyman
Gypsyman  3659 forum posts England
29 Nov 2012 - 9:15 AM

Lillian. Another Top Capture from someone who knows how. Eric.

digital_boi
29 Nov 2012 - 9:56 AM

i did look at this wee superstar last night Lillian but had already given my UA so could not comment as i felt this had to have the UA fine capture of the stunning bird excellent capture.

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

parallax
parallax e2 Member 5114 forum postsparallax vcard United Kingdom
29 Nov 2012 - 10:25 AM

Exceptional capture of a stunning bird

M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
29 Nov 2012 - 12:22 PM

A exquisite study (and one of my favourite exotic species).

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7121 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2012 - 2:16 PM

What a stunning image of a beautiful Owl

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43852 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway23 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2012 - 4:15 PM

Those eyes remind me of the ones my favourite teddy-bear had...I wonder what happened to him? Off to the attic for a rummage...great pic, Lillian and a really brilliant expression.

Malc

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4563 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom61 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2012 - 4:35 PM

Gorgeous shot !!!!!.....what an exquisite bird !!!!!!

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2012 - 5:50 PM

Well, Lillian, after my owls upload, you just had to go one better - or eight better if we're counting UAs! Seriously, it's as super capture, with better lighting than my on-camera flash...and those eyes are amazing! Excellent work as always Wink
I'd love to brought home my eagle owl too! Smile
Trev Smile

Last Modified By TrevBatWCC at 29 Nov 2012 - 5:52 PM
jennialexander
jennialexander e2 Member 1045 forum postsjennialexander vcard United Kingdom
29 Nov 2012 - 7:10 PM

Stunning lighting Lillian
Jennix

Geofferz
Geofferz e2 Member 5Geofferz vcard United Kingdom
29 Nov 2012 - 7:46 PM

Brilliant shot. Geoff

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
30 Nov 2012 - 12:20 AM

Hypnotic eyes... Lovely clear shot, very special! Grin
IB

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 625 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 1:54 PM

Perfect Lillian, superb pose and detail, congrats on the well deserved awards,
Geoff.

kazza12
kazza12  2 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2012 - 7:28 PM

brilliant i love the detail you have captured and those eyes just stunning. dont blame you for wanting to take him home SmileSmileSmile

Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
2 Dec 2012 - 12:52 PM

Fabulous photo Lillian love it regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

banehawi
banehawi Critique Team 10845 forum postsbanehawi vcard Canada2833 Constructive Critique Points
2 Dec 2012 - 5:31 PM

Excellent shot, sublime light and well deserved awards. Perhaps the whites are ever so slightly blue, - but its not significant.


Regards


Willie

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Dec 2012 - 9:21 PM

Those eye are wonderful Lillian, this photograph fully deserves all the accolades it has received

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