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Continuing my Macro series...why not one in feathers!
Taken indoors on a macro session at Wild Arena

Thank You all for stopping by and leaving your comments
and thank you to Kathryn and Bob for your award yesterday
and to Isabel for your User Award on the green frog also


Looks like a good day out there, so enjoy iy

Lillian

Brand:Canon
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:1 Mar 2013 - 7:37 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General, Pets / captive animals, White faced Owl, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled

Comments

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
1 Mar 2013 - 7:39 AM

Superb excellent detail,
Fred.

jennialexander
jennialexander e2 Member 945 forum postsjennialexander vcard United Kingdom
1 Mar 2013 - 7:48 AM

He is a beauty and taken so well
Jennixx

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 7:52 AM

a belter of a shot ! love it

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 7:53 AM

Taken in perfect light, Lillian, what a handsome fella Smile Carol

DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 7:55 AM

A fabulous image. Lillian - the lighting is superb!
What a beautiful bird!Smile

****

andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 7:57 AM

fantastic light and detail lillian wonderful colour and textures a real gem top shot Wink
andy

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 7:59 AM

Beautifully composed and captured.

KBan
KBan  9457 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 8:09 AM

Superb Lillian

Keith

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
1 Mar 2013 - 8:12 AM

What a superb capture Lillian !! This is a lovely owl in great detail !! Very well taken !

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 8:20 AM

Perfect!!!SmileSmileSmileSmile
Joan.

canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
1 Mar 2013 - 8:21 AM

The light and detail in this image is fantastic Lillian
Jim

morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 8:33 AM

Outstanding shot Lilian. superb detail and tones, beautifully captured

Hugh

ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 8:49 AM

Wow look at those eyes, superb shot Lillian.

Ali SmileSmileSmileSmile

MandyD
MandyD e2 Member 516777215 forum postsMandyD vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 8:57 AM

Lovely lighting, a fabulous capture!

JohnChambersPhotography

Fantastic lighting showing the owl in it's full glory. and yes the eyes have it great shot well presented.

John

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33063 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom101 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 9:07 AM

Stunning absolutely stunning, an image of the highest quality Lillian. I am indeed honoured to be viewing such great photography.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2246 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 9:10 AM

Just so gorgeous..........great background and super pose.................GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

capto
capto e2 Member 21049 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 9:15 AM

Top quality indeed.Smile

ivor

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 9:26 AM

Really like this Lillian, great shot

richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5241 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 9:32 AM

Super Image! I like it a lot!

NewDay
NewDay  2 England1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 9:39 AM

A lovely image, you can almost reach out and stroke it. Well worth an award.
Stephen

ColinEJ
ColinEJ  8 United Kingdom17 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 9:50 AM

Stunning, that could almost be moonlight.

brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 9:52 AM

Awwww Lillian, this is a reall beauty, with the biggest owwwwwwwwwwl effect.
Johanna

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41033 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 10:10 AM

The plumage comes out so well in the low key lighting, Lillian, and the pose/composition is excellent.

Dave

Alec1
Alec1  6 United Kingdom
1 Mar 2013 - 10:20 AM

Stunning capture Lillian. love it. Alec

Jefflor
Jefflor  1 United Kingdom
1 Mar 2013 - 10:37 AM

Super shot, very nice detail.

Jeff

Meheecho
Meheecho  1275 forum posts United Kingdom
1 Mar 2013 - 10:43 AM

What a superb image--so well detailed and pin sharp
Steve

Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 10:44 AM

Gorgeous light , detail and composition Lillian; a real beauty!
Rende

gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6520 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 10:52 AM

Perfection. - gary

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 625 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 10:58 AM

Congrats on the GEA for this wonderful shot Lillian,
Geoff.

achieverswales
1 Mar 2013 - 10:58 AM

The lighting is superb Lillian, a brilliant capture!

Regards

Trev.

Caziwinkles
1 Mar 2013 - 11:28 AM

Your use of fabulous low lighting creates a totally outstanding image here Lillian, and it so very well presented. Awesome!
GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Carol

M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
1 Mar 2013 - 11:37 AM

Superb. Beautifully composed.

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 11:48 AM

A stunning image with the eyes so bright in the darkness.
The plumage is so detailed and I love the shape of his perch.
KateGrinGrinGrin

digital_boi
1 Mar 2013 - 12:05 PM

love the light Lillian an excellent capture

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6606 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 1:07 PM

Excellent Lillian - beautifully lit, with plumage detail to be envious of! Those catchlights in the eyes give the owl life.
Congratulations on all the well deserved awards.

Anne

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 1:23 PM

And yet another stunner, Lillian, superb lighting on this, top quality work Wink
Trev Smile

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 1:24 PM

A great birdtrait Lillian and so beautifully lit.

User_Removed
1 Mar 2013 - 1:34 PM

A super detailed image Lillian.
Alf.

rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 1:46 PM

This is brilliant, Lillian.

Ray

leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
1 Mar 2013 - 1:52 PM

Perfect light and detail.
Effrossini

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 1:53 PM

AMagnificent image, what a great owl!

Alda
Alda  146 forum posts United Kingdom27 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 2:54 PM

Fantastic! GrinGrinGrin

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 2:56 PM

Delightful composition and capture - congratulations on the GEA SmileSmile
Helen

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 3:23 PM

Impressive work Lillian.

Albert

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 3:26 PM

Excellent shot Lillian. Love that perch.Grin
Ron

graceland
graceland  92378 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 4:08 PM

well done

milky
milky e2 Member 11milky vcard Wales
1 Mar 2013 - 4:19 PM

Brilliantly capture excellent work-----MilkyWink

johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 5:08 PM

A stunning photograph, ticks all my boxes

David

EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 5:16 PM

Wonderful!

Ann

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 5:23 PM

A true beauty Lillian, a gorgeous image.

John Smile

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 5:41 PM

Marvellous eyes Lillian, a marvellous image too.

Dougie

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 5:43 PM

An awesome shot of this very cute owl Lillian. Love it. Beautiful eyes. GrinGrin

kathryn

BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 6:30 PM

wow, wonderful of owl and wood perch.
very well taken.

B.

Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7109 forum postsTrev_B vcard England64 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 6:31 PM

Beautiful eye and plumage detail, well done Lillian.

Trev

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43819 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway23 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 7:00 PM

I don't think you could have done this better, Lillian. Congrats on the GEASmile

Malc

BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 7:15 PM

Great eye contact and exposureWinkGrin
Ryan

netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2168 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 7:29 PM

Great detail and eye contact imageSmile
NettaSmile

JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 7:33 PM

A superb detailed portrait
Ju

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 7:50 PM

Super image Lillian - I like the side lighting on the Owl.
Brian.

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85907 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 7:54 PM

A cracking shot Lillian - no wonder the awards are rolling inSmile

Adrian

SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 8:50 PM

Superb image. Beautiful eye's.

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8754 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1588 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 8:50 PM

This is wonderful, Lillian, and I find the subtle lighting so well suited to a bird of the night.

Dinky65
Dinky65  1 United States
1 Mar 2013 - 10:02 PM

Perfect!

cabbie
cabbie e2 Member 7cabbie vcard United Kingdom
1 Mar 2013 - 10:25 PM

Top notch in every way

Bob

jujupops
jujupops  4 England
1 Mar 2013 - 10:53 PM

WOW Lillian....what a beautiful image of a beautiful bird GrinGrin
Love Julie xx

PS...hope we can meet up soon Grin

pks
pks  10 England
1 Mar 2013 - 11:26 PM

love those eyes

peter

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 8:26 AM

I remember a similar one to this! He's so beautiful Lillian! Look at all of those awards! Smile
Ann

ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2168 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 8:45 AM

Wow what a superb image, all the Ua's prove the quality of your effortGrin

platzy
platzy  1 United Kingdom
2 Mar 2013 - 9:51 AM

Superb quality image, great work.

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2013 - 8:09 AM

Hard to add something but... Fantastic!

PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2013 - 8:15 AM

outstanding image Lillian. Another award from me too. paul

Last Modified By PaulLiley at 3 Mar 2013 - 8:16 AM
Ridgeway
Ridgeway  7222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2013 - 12:13 PM

GASP,,,,,wow,this is stunning,,

Aidan,,

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 10:57 PM

Love those big orange eyes, this is an image straight out of the top drawer

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