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A young Tawny Owl at the BWC posing for us

Taken on a very hot and sunny day shaded with the trees.
high ISO to help hand held too

Thank you all so much for stopping by yesterday and special thanks to
Steve, Carol, Jan, Lynette, Hugh, John and Graham for your valued User Awards

Enjoy your day, I am off to visit my new Great Grandson...Jack..Cailin now has a brotherGrin

Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:15 Jul 2013 - 2:45 PM
Focal Length:310mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:-1.0
ISO:1600
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Peeping Through
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:4 Aug 2013 - 8:07 AM
Tags:Bwc, General, Pets / captive animals, Tawney owl, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled

Comments

LucienH
LucienH e2 Member 9386 forum postsLucienH vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 8:16 AM

📷 👍 😃

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 8:17 AM

A beautiful capture, Lillian. Carol

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 12915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 8:21 AM

Beautifully composed image Lillian.

Albert

ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 1111 forum postsColleenA vcard South Africa3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 8:22 AM

An excellent capture of the owl Lillian, love the framing of the branch.....enjoy your new grand son...maybe some great baby images to follow!!!!!

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 4EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 8:28 AM

Super shot of this tawny Lillian - enjoy your day.Smile

PaulLiley
PaulLiley  4 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 8:29 AM

Excellent shot Lillian. Your timing is spot on. Love the composition here. paul

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 8:31 AM

Excellent shot love it

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 6Badgerfred vcard Wales
4 Aug 2013 - 8:37 AM

Excellent,
Fred.

Caziwinkles
4 Aug 2013 - 8:38 AM

Twit woo! Perfect image Lillian! Great composition.
Have a fab day with your new family member - lots of photos I bet! Smile

Carol

bobsblues
bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 8:39 AM

Brilliant image Lillian wonderful detail.Smile
Rob

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 5LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 8:49 AM

This one has the 'Aaaaaaaaaaah' factor in spades. Love the natural framing.

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 33369 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway22 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 9:02 AM

Marvellous capture, Lillian...enjoy going ga-ga over the new arrivalSmile

Malc

netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2101 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 9:16 AM

A great tree framed image.
Congratulations on the birth of your Great GrandsonSmile
NettaSmile

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 9:26 AM

Lovely shot of this superb bird Lillian.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 5SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 9:40 AM

Beautifully captured.

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4133 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 9:44 AM

A delightful shot, Lillian, the fork on the tree providing an excellent natural frame for the wee owl and also a place of security possibly.
Ronnie.

lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England53 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 9:46 AM

Great light and capture

DeSilver
DeSilver e2 Member 6DeSilver vcard England11 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 9:52 AM

What a cracking capture.


David.

morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 10:08 AM

Fantastic image Lillian, fabulous detail and colours and excellent composition. Have a great day with your grandchildren

Hugh

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 53989 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 10:14 AM

Aw, so cute. Perfectly framed.

digital_boi
4 Aug 2013 - 10:15 AM

great light Lillian a fine capture

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 - 10:42 AM

What a sweety! Lovely image Lillian... Beautiful eyes! GrinGrin
IB

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 1Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 10:42 AM

Excellent image Lillian, love the frameing, great looking owlSmile


Cliff

JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 2JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 10:46 AM

A beautiful capture of this gorgeous owl.
Ju

Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts e2 Member 2Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
4 Aug 2013 - 10:59 AM

Those eyes Lillian !!! How beautiful, wonderful image, I love it GrinGrin

And big congratulations on the new Grandie GrinGrin

Lynette GrinGrin

EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 11:01 AM

Delightful!

Ann

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 329 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 11:33 AM

Oh those beautiful eyes are so well captured LillianSmile

Hermanus
Hermanus  1 South Africa
4 Aug 2013 - 11:39 AM

I love this image Lillian !! An excellent capture !!

ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2449 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 11:54 AM

Very well captured, enjoy your new grandson, such a special time,

Ali Smile

Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 736 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 11:57 AM

A nice peek a boo moment here Lillian, well shot.

Best Matt

rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 12:04 PM

Your expert use of dof has concentrated the detail on the owl's face, particularly its eyes, exactly where it needs to be. Great photography Lillian. GrinGrinGrin:

Ray

widtink
widtink e2 Member 1404 forum postswidtink vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 12:14 PM

Thats got quality all over it SmileSmile The eye detail is staggeringly good Grin

Rod

EileenH
4 Aug 2013 - 12:19 PM

Great capture,lovely eyes 🐧 😊

Eileen

DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 2DicksPics vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 12:48 PM

This is such a beautiful image, Lillian!SmileSmile
Detail, composition, lighting - all first class.
Richard

ValSaxby
ValSaxby e2 Member 8130 forum postsValSaxby vcard United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 - 1:02 PM

Nice shot Lillian

WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 2WesternRed vcard Australia
4 Aug 2013 - 1:27 PM

Lillian this is very original it's beautiful. One of the three benchmarks in Art is originallity and I would rate this a ten. Well done.
WesternRed.

Last Modified By WesternRed at 4 Aug 2013 - 1:28 PM
kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 1:28 PM

A beautiful image Lillian. What a gorgeous owl. Its perfect Grin
Kathryn

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 1:48 PM

What lovely glassy eyes. An excellent capture Lillian........Sandy

taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 2:42 PM

Great framing and a very intense owl!

Enjoy you visit!

Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 2:54 PM

Such a beautiful image Lillian - it's the eyes that melt my heart in this photograph! Congratulations on your new family member I hope you had a fabulous day.

M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 2M_squared vcard United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 - 3:13 PM

Charming image.

debu
debu  4 India
4 Aug 2013 - 3:38 PM

Superb shot.
debu

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5250 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 3:57 PM

a stunner

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 5TrevBatWCC vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 4:15 PM

A super shot, Lillian - like how he's peeping out at you! Grin
Trev Smile

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 699 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 4:22 PM

Stunning capture Lillian, i haven't seen a Tawny for years

jdinne
jdinne e2 Member 10jdinne vcard England
4 Aug 2013 - 4:36 PM

Stunning Lillian and those eyes are superb.

John

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 7lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 4:37 PM

W Owl of a shot Lillian, love the pov.

John Smile

thedon1941
4 Aug 2013 - 4:43 PM

Beautifully spotted and captured Lillian. Terrific. Don

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 81873 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 5:53 PM

Super shot Lillian - framed nicely by the tree.
Brian.

ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom55 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 5:54 PM

Just love it..

Dave

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom71 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 5:54 PM

Extreme macro with wonderful light in those eyes.
KateGrinGrinGrin

pks
pks  10 England
4 Aug 2013 - 6:46 PM

lovely

peter

bobhowell
bobhowell e2 Member 1bobhowell vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 8:03 PM

Such bright clear eyes Lillian

Bob

andylea
andylea e2 Member 537 forum postsandylea vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 8:28 PM

brilliant detail lillian belting colour and tones cracking comp a stunner nice one Wink
andy

johnlw
johnlw e2 Member 7johnlw vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 10:09 PM

Just a fantastic capture Lillian the light in those eyes is great as well as all the tones.SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Regards John.

Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1435 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom68 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 10:15 PM

Great image.
Nigel

Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 - 10:19 PM

Fantastic shot Lillian. Cathy

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8685 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1531 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 10:39 PM

Too cute for words, Lillian.
My partner bought a tawny owl to perch on the shed roof (not a real one). We always name our garden friends, so decided on Tony (tawny, Tony, get it?)GrinGrinGrin

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 5:35 AM

The eyes have it, as they say in the House of Commons.

Dougie

AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6602 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 3:44 PM

Beautifully framed and I very much like those lights in the eyes.

Anne

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 2186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 5:23 PM

this is sooo cute... irresistible

boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2013 - 5:30 PM

What a wonderful photograph this is.....

LuDa
LuDa  United States
6 Aug 2013 - 4:25 PM

Outstanding LillianSmileSmileSmileSmile

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2013 - 10:25 PM

I like the way you've caught him/her peeping out from that fork in the tree, the eyes are so captivating

carper123
carper123 e2 Member 277 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2013 - 4:35 PM

A wonderful image, Lillian, luv the composition and a perfect focus point, as always, splendid work.
well done.
Darryl. x SmileSmileSmile

NobbytheNobster

Fantastic composition Lillian...you got this spot on!
Well done Smile

christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
10 Aug 2013 - 8:31 PM

stunning shot love it. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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