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This Barn Owl flew past really close, thankfully I was prepared and bagged 15 good close ups, doesn't happen that often so I was pleased I made the most of the situation.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:3 Feb 2011 - 1:28 PM
Focal Length:700mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/2500sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Barn Owl
Username:nigelpye nigelpye
Uploaded:16 Mar 2011 - 11:03 AM
Tags:Barn owl, Flying, Hunting, Nigel Pye, Norfolk, Tyto alba, Uk, Wildlife / nature
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Norfolkboy
16 Mar 2011 - 11:24 AM

An absolutely superb flight shot, pin sharp detail & colour 10/10. Nigel.

Colin

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TonyDy
TonyDy Plus Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Mar 2011 - 11:34 AM

Lovely flight shot, Nigel.
Tony

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Sweetmart
Sweetmart  8
16 Mar 2011 - 11:40 AM

Lovely photo of a beautiful owl.
Matt

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7d
7d  4 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2011 - 12:00 PM

wow.perfect.
shaun.

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SurreyHillsMan
16 Mar 2011 - 12:18 PM

Superb Nigel,,,, lovely light

Jon

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saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Mar 2011 - 12:34 PM

Excellent capture,very well done,
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16 Mar 2011 - 2:03 PM

Hope you have entered British Wildlife POTY, superb Nigel. Ron.

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Karen_Summers
16 Mar 2011 - 2:56 PM

great shot Nigel

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digital_boi
16 Mar 2011 - 3:16 PM

Very nice capture well done indeed

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16 Mar 2011 - 3:37 PM

Excellent capture!

Ken

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FastDog  4 England
16 Mar 2011 - 6:01 PM

What a capture - right place, right time, right everything. Well done!

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WindowonWildlife

Superb !!

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nik50  5 England
17 Mar 2011 - 12:51 PM

Cracking shot,great detail !!

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JoshReptiles
24 Mar 2011 - 12:33 PM

Bloody ammmazzing shot nigel!! Grin
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