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Great Grey Owl Swooping Low

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Another Owl flying too close to the ground, as one judge would say

Mere Down Falconry

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K-x
Lens:smc PENTAX-DA 50-200mm F4-5.6 ED
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:28 May 2012 - 3:21 PM
Focal Length:63mm
Aperture:f/13.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Great Grey Owl Swooping Low
Username:lonely_oryx lonely_oryx
Uploaded:7 Jan 2013 - 9:44 AM
Tags:Great grey owl, Mere Down Falconry, Owl, Pets / captive animals
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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2013 - 9:46 AM

Three excellent captures, John, and to hell with the judge, I love V.3 Smile Carol

saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2013 - 9:50 AM

Three fantastic and great capture,very well done,
saeid

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
7 Jan 2013 - 10:17 AM

They are all magnificent John !! Very well taken !

Paul_cats
Paul_cats Plus Member 961 forum postsPaul_cats vcard Scotland22 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2013 - 10:22 AM

Terrific in flight captures. I'm with Carol on this one. V3
Paul

rontear
rontear Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2013 - 10:45 AM

Great Grey Owl in flight, beautifully silent John.
Ron.

leontari
leontari Plus Member 2leontari vcard Greece
7 Jan 2013 - 11:09 AM

Three excellent capture. V2 for me, looks like a plane!!!
Effrossini

morpheus1955
7 Jan 2013 - 11:29 AM

Superb set of images, excellent timing, beautifully captured

Hugh

EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2013 - 11:48 AM

A beautiful and well timed trio. I think V3 just tips it for me though I like them all.

Ann

Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
7 Jan 2013 - 12:09 PM

WONDERFUL! Each image is very beautiful indeed... IB

Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2013 - 1:11 PM

Great detail in all these
great captured shots
Lillian

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51317 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England144 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2013 - 1:20 PM

Better than flying too close to the sun... ask Icarus! TongueGrin

Three fine in-flight captures, John, reverse order of preference for me.

Dave

AnneWorner
7 Jan 2013 - 1:46 PM

Especially like the low angle of v3 and the slice of shadow beneath it.

Anne

barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2013 - 1:52 PM

I always look now ....

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2013 - 1:53 PM

Great set, John, judge or no judge! Smile
Trev Smile

danbrann
danbrann Plus Member 10521 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2013 - 2:50 PM

I bet you will always remember his words John.

Growmore
Growmore Plus Member 6Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2013 - 3:44 PM

Three superb in-flight captures John, nice work.

Gary

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2013 - 4:33 PM

Excellent in-flight captures John..Lin

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44051 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom111 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2013 - 6:30 PM

Stunning photography John, and sod the judge, unless I know him of course...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

ChristineD
7 Jan 2013 - 7:04 PM

Three excellent in flight captures

pdcche
pdcche  4 United Kingdom
7 Jan 2013 - 8:32 PM

Three great shots John, has to be V3 for me, Peter..

Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
8 Jan 2013 - 11:25 AM

Three excellent shots John, good detail and great shadows, shoot the judge lol. regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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