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Hi there, While i was out walking the dyke where i live, i couldnt believe it when this owl came and sat 10 feet from me on a rotten tree trunk.. He posed for 10 minutes and this was my favourite shot.. hope you like it and thx for the comments. damon...

Camera:Canon Rebel XTi
Lens:canon 75-300mm tamron telex2. Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Short Earred Owl
Username:canadamon canadamon
Uploaded:29 Jan 2008 - 8:24 PM
Tags:Owls, Wildlife / nature, Wildlife.
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Gezina
Gezina  7 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2008 - 8:24 PM

How lucky can you get - lovely shot -well done Ina

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Nigel_95
Nigel_95 e2 Member 8260 forum postsNigel_95 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2008 - 8:27 PM

Agreed, I hear them at night, but havn't seen any.

Nigel

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SKavanagh
SKavanagh  7312 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2008 - 8:29 PM

Lucky bugger Did great shot looks like you have had a snow fall
Steve

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canadamon
canadamon  6 Canada
29 Jan 2008 - 8:31 PM

Yes Steve wait for the next photo buddy

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 625 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2008 - 8:36 PM

How lucky can you get, great shot, well done.
Geoff.

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digitalcaptive
29 Jan 2008 - 8:39 PM

a great capture, love those piercing eyes and it feline like features

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Briwooly
Briwooly  8452 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2008 - 8:48 PM

Top capture well done

Brian.......................................

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TelStar
TelStar  9116 forum posts United Kingdom
29 Jan 2008 - 8:51 PM

A beauty.

Tel*

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fishy2
fishy2  6
29 Jan 2008 - 8:52 PM

stunning.
jase.

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Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 8176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2008 - 9:01 PM

Excellent capture
Steve

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inusleroux
30 Jan 2008 - 12:11 AM

Excellent Picture Mate, Good thing... you went for a walk.

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6606 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2008 - 2:37 AM

Lucky you - and it's a beauty. Very special face on this owl.
Anne

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Ian-Munro
Ian-Munro  6200 forum posts Wales15 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2008 - 8:20 AM

great shot, and i bet your very pleased you went for a walk.

Regards
Ian

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2008 - 12:45 PM

Excellent shot! the backlighting really makes him stand out and shows such lovely detail.

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gerrymac
gerrymac  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2008 - 8:11 PM

Wow .lucky you what a brilliant pose,well captured
Gerry

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mark1309
mark1309  7 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2008 - 7:01 AM

Beautiful Owl well captured,
Mark.

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Libby_M
Libby_M  7 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2008 - 6:55 AM

this is fab the detail and lighting and colours is ace
what a great pose you lucky thing
wellspotted

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Bravdo
Bravdo  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2008 - 8:35 AM

Thanks for the comment on my picture... You have outstanding work in your portfollio...
Regards
Barry (Bravdo)

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ABiggs
ABiggs  7
5 Feb 2008 - 9:06 AM

Excellent Picture indeed, very lucky as my picture was a captive owl

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2008 - 9:09 AM

Glorious shot. Great capture.
Ron

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gillouis
gillouis  6 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2008 - 6:28 PM

very well captured!
louis

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peter_oak
peter_oak  9 England
8 Feb 2008 - 6:04 PM

Owl lucky you are,great shot.

Peter..

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gerrymac
gerrymac  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2008 - 2:57 PM

Super owl portrait,nicely lit,....great p/f will get back to it
Gerry

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