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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
Views:279
Unique Views:106

Comments

User_Removed
4 Aug 2013 - 8:16 AM

📷 👍 😃

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 8:17 AM

A beautiful capture, Lillian. Carol

fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 8:21 AM

Beautifully composed image Lillian.

Albert

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2271 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 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 Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 8:28 AM

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

PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 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 Plus Member 8342 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 8:31 AM

Excellent shot love it

Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred 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  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 8:39 AM

Brilliant image Lillian wonderful detail.Smile
Rob

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 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 54730 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 9:02 AM

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

Malc

netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3236 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 Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 9:26 AM

Lovely shot of this superb bird Lillian.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 9:40 AM

Beautifully captured.

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 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
4 Aug 2013 - 9:46 AM

Great light and capture

DeSilver
DeSilver Plus Member 7DeSilver vcard England11 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 9:52 AM

What a cracking capture.


David.

morpheus1955
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 Plus Member 65035 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 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 Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 - 10:42 AM

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

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 10:42 AM

Excellent image Lillian, love the frameing, great looking owlSmile


Cliff

JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 10:46 AM

A beautiful capture of this gorgeous owl.
Ju

Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts Plus Member 3Lynniesefforts 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  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 11:01 AM

Delightful!

Ann

CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 577 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  2 South Africa
4 Aug 2013 - 11:39 AM

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

ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3660 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 Plus Member 840 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 Plus Member 3rayme330 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  2406 forum posts 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
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 - 12:19 PM

Great capture,lovely eyes 🐧 😊

Eileen

DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom10 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 Plus Member 9140 forum postsValSaxby vcard United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 - 1:02 PM

Nice shot Lillian

WesternRed
WesternRed Plus Member 3WesternRed 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 Plus Member 3421 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 Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 1:48 PM

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

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 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  2 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 Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 - 3:13 PM

Charming image.

debu
debu  5 India
4 Aug 2013 - 3:38 PM

Superb shot.
debu

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk Plus Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 3:57 PM

a stunner

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 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 Plus Member 7222 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  12 England
4 Aug 2013 - 4:36 PM

Stunning Lillian and those eyes are superb.

John

lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 9lifesnapper 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 Plus Member 91975 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 5:53 PM

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

ugly
ugly Plus Member 7ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 5:54 PM

Just love it..

Dave

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 5:54 PM

Extreme macro with wonderful light in those eyes.
KateGrinGrinGrin

pks
pks  11 England
4 Aug 2013 - 6:46 PM

lovely

peter

User_Removed
4 Aug 2013 - 8:03 PM

Such bright clear eyes Lillian

Bob

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts 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  8 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 Plus Member 21080 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom101 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 10:15 PM

Great image.
Nigel

Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
4 Aug 2013 - 10:19 PM

Fantastic shot Lillian. Cathy

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9898 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1710 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 Plus Member 1068 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
5 Aug 2013 - 3:44 PM

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

Anne

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2013 - 5:23 PM

this is sooo cute... irresistible

boov
boov  2 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2013 - 5:30 PM

What a wonderful photograph this is.....

LuDa
LuDa  1 United States
6 Aug 2013 - 4:25 PM

Outstanding LillianSmileSmileSmileSmile

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 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 Plus Member 3218 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom8 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 Plus Member 3christinecilia vcard England
10 Aug 2013 - 8:31 PM

stunning shot love it. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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