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Amazing how different they look when the sun goes in, I like the cool tones when it does.

Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Short Eared Owl
Username:Karen_Summers Karen_Summers
Uploaded:27 Dec 2011 - 2:58 PM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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BydoR9
BydoR9  3 United Kingdom
27 Dec 2011 - 3:02 PM

Wow! Agreed, really love the overall tone on this image, as well as the subject matter - where was this taken?

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NigelKiteley
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27 Dec 2011 - 3:28 PM

Outstanding! As always Karen.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
27 Dec 2011 - 3:32 PM

Superb capture, Karen.
Ronnie.

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User_Removed
27 Dec 2011 - 3:56 PM

What a tremendous photo.

The owl is sharp and nicely set against a complimentary fore ground ab back ground.

Richerd

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flowerted
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27 Dec 2011 - 3:58 PM

great shotgets my vote and award
ted

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Peterpools
27 Dec 2011 - 4:11 PM

Brilliant capture.
Peter

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johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
27 Dec 2011 - 5:09 PM

The light, composition and atmosphere of this one is superb Karen, love it particularly the light coming through the wind tips
David

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MD2009
MD2009 e2 Member 3MD2009 vcard Wales
27 Dec 2011 - 7:23 PM

Well shot cracking pic...

Mark ..

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bryan26
bryan26  4 United Kingdom
27 Dec 2011 - 7:42 PM

Lovely pastel colours and composition. One of the best I've seen. Absolutely superb.

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Gezina
Gezina  7 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
27 Dec 2011 - 9:46 PM

Another cracking shot - Ina

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Maiwand
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27 Dec 2011 - 11:07 PM

Every thing has been said. Have my award Karen.
Ron

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john_starkey
28 Dec 2011 - 3:41 AM

Beautiful shot Kaz,nice to see the detail underneath the wings,

John.

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Ade_Osman
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28 Dec 2011 - 6:37 AM

Awesome work Karen......

Ade

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Gray_ina
Gray_ina  6
28 Dec 2011 - 10:31 AM

Hi Karen, wow im speechless, perfect regards gray.

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HowieR
HowieR  3 United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2011 - 11:12 AM

Fantastic - great timing and focussing and lovely pastel tones

Howie

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2011 - 11:59 AM

Another wonderful and lovely image,well done,
saeid

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grinningsoul2011
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28 Dec 2011 - 9:04 PM

This is a Stunning image the light makes it look ghost like.

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bluetitblue
29 Dec 2011 - 11:31 AM

Excellent capture well done.

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neonknight
29 Dec 2011 - 12:35 PM

AWESOME fantastic shot,John

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91904 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
29 Dec 2011 - 1:06 PM

Brilliant Karen - well deserved.
Brian.

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EMJAYCEE
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29 Dec 2011 - 4:18 PM

Fantastic - Congratulations on your awards.Smile
Joan.

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Platchet
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30 Dec 2011 - 5:44 PM

Ace.

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michaelo
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2 Jan 2012 - 10:13 AM

stunning capture!!!!!!

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Ade_Osman
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2 Jan 2012 - 10:36 AM

Just noticed this has made POTW week on EPZ's front page, just thought I'd pop in and say well done Karen, it's very deserving as some of the other recent owl shots you've posted........Congratulations.....

Ade

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edrhodes
edrhodes  9521 forum posts United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2012 - 10:39 AM

Great work.

Ed.

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rontear
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2 Jan 2012 - 10:55 AM

Deserved image of the week Karen, your prolific owl images are a joy to look at. You certainly have a talent Smile
Ron.

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Devon_Wild
2 Jan 2012 - 11:03 AM

Stunning capture, Smile ......................Rob

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sparrowhawk
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2 Jan 2012 - 11:42 AM

just magnificent

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dathersmith
2 Jan 2012 - 12:45 PM

Simply stunning, deserves all the accolades.

Darren.

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Granddad
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2 Jan 2012 - 1:30 PM

Stunning, nuf said.

Dave.

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KBan
KBan  9457 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2012 - 3:47 PM

Well done Karen, will look great on canvas !

Keith

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MartPics
MartPics  8 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2012 - 3:56 PM

Well, what can you say.

Martin.

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DaveBartlett
2 Jan 2012 - 5:26 PM

Cracker - be great as a big print!

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Baz72
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2 Jan 2012 - 7:19 PM

Wow im not a wildlife person but just seen this on POTW and thought what a stunner.
Brian.

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awmb
awmb  8
2 Jan 2012 - 7:23 PM

It's all been said Kaz.
Well deserved.

Monty.

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Steve_S
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2 Jan 2012 - 7:34 PM

Congrats on all the well deserved awards Karen Grin
Steve

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WindowonWildlife
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2 Jan 2012 - 7:36 PM

AWESOME Kaz & Well done on POTW Wink Richly Deserved & ATT

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6235 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2012 - 7:42 PM

FABULOUS, Karen and many congrats on the POTW, EC and UAs. Really well deserved and what a great start to 2012 - I am so pleased for you Smile
Sylvia

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DerekL
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2 Jan 2012 - 10:30 PM

Congratulations Kaz. Looks like you've ticked all the boxes with this one. Well done!

Derek

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LukeParkinson
2 Jan 2012 - 10:52 PM

WOW WOW WOW WOW WOW Karen.. Stunning

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SANJPHOTOGRAPHY

Outstanding! Smile

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HarveySquires

Glad to make it 100, stunning shot, very clear and detailed (:

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mikehit
mikehit  56454 forum posts United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jan 2012 - 12:03 PM

A stunning (that word again Grin) shot - and I think the bird's position makes it far superior to the more prosaic 'flying towards me' photo .

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tonyng
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3 Jan 2012 - 1:53 PM

Hats off to you. Congratulations is definitely in order. Well done Kaz.

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brianclark4
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3 Jan 2012 - 9:43 PM

A wonderful shot of this owl, very sharp with good bokeh in the image, well done.

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kingfisher121
3 Jan 2012 - 11:46 PM

Top shot Kaz !! Love it.

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terry_cavner
4 Jan 2012 - 7:54 AM

Awesome !!!

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richshep
richshep  12 United Kingdom
4 Jan 2012 - 9:39 AM

Wow that is beautiful.

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Paul_Iddon
4 Jan 2012 - 12:18 PM

Well deserved Kaz.

Paul.

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4 Jan 2012 - 2:35 PM

Lovely delicate picture, congrats on the awards.

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4 Jan 2012 - 2:47 PM

Amazing photography - such a beautiful image. Congrats on all your well deserved and I am so happy to award you my UA. Sue

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pieroamorati
4 Jan 2012 - 2:55 PM

Simply perfect!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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TerryMcK
TerryMcK  571 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jan 2012 - 3:11 PM

Just look at all those well-deserved Awards!
Superb work, Karen. Well done indeed.
Terry

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flyman
flyman  5 United Kingdom
4 Jan 2012 - 7:47 PM

brilliant as usual Karen, great work

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4 Jan 2012 - 11:56 PM

Congratulations Karen, what an excellent photo Smile

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morly  2 India
5 Jan 2012 - 11:45 AM

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GazzaG2003
GazzaG2003  11252 forum posts England
5 Jan 2012 - 3:52 PM

This is a beautiful image, quality, congratulations Karen

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7 Jan 2012 - 9:01 AM


Quote: Just look at all those well-deserved Awards!
Superb work, Karen. Well done indeed.
Terry


Quote: This is a beautiful image, quality, congratulations Karen

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pgee  3 England
7 Jan 2012 - 5:42 PM

An amazing image, beautiful photography very well done indeed.
Paul

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ianrobinson
ianrobinson e2 Member 41107 forum postsianrobinson vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2012 - 7:08 AM

Astunning image and goes well with all your other stunning owl images, well done and well deserved awards.

Ian.

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Dilys
Dilys  3 United Kingdom
8 Jan 2012 - 8:40 AM

Superb shot
Kathy

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ANNIEKERR  3 Ireland
8 Jan 2012 - 6:21 PM

an absolute beauty!!! Kerry

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sparky8
sparky8  1 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2013 - 1:02 PM

that is beautiful and kind of cute

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oldgii
oldgii  4 Canada
14 Oct 2013 - 7:42 PM

a wonderful shot...love it...cheers...Oldgii!

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