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Again another favourite, a European Eagle Owl. Such a beautiful bird and our largest Owl.
Thanks again for looking and for all your kind comments and votes on my last uploads.
Have a great weekend and enjoy.
Steve.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:sigma 150-500mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:22 Jan 2011 - 3:37 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.2
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/50sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:320
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Concentration
Username:SteveMoulding SteveMoulding
Uploaded:29 Jan 2011 - 10:58 AM
Tags:Bird of prey., Close-up / macro, European eagle owl, Owl, Pets / captive animals, Wildlife / nature
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2011 - 11:01 AM

A stunning image, Steve, superbly presented. Carol

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2011 - 11:06 AM

Nicely detailed Portrait image Steve,terrific eye mate.

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lianna
lianna  4 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2011 - 11:26 AM

Superb!!! Excellent focus on that eye!!!! X x

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2011 - 11:55 AM

Superb portrait shot, Steve, that so intense gaze beautifully captured.
Ronnie.

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Imagephotographics

Beautiful close-up Steve, lovely detail captured

Chris

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2011 - 12:36 PM

Stunning close up, superb detail and beautifully composed and captured.

Hugh

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2011 - 12:48 PM

Very fine detail and a super focus on the eye
Helen

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2011 - 12:50 PM

Very nice portrait, pin sharp where it matters Steve.
Have a great weekend
Yung

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achieverswales
29 Jan 2011 - 1:08 PM

Beautiful bird beautiful capture!


Regards

Trev.

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suekib
suekib  4 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2011 - 1:25 PM

This is beautiful. A fantastic shot, great.
Sue

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digital_boi
29 Jan 2011 - 1:48 PM

excellent work here click

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2011 - 2:21 PM

Great close-up, love that eye..........Sandy

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
29 Jan 2011 - 2:32 PM

WOW!

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Techno
Techno  61006 forum posts England8 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2011 - 2:45 PM

What a beauty..
Mal

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franken
franken e2 Member 113098 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2011 - 3:43 PM

Excellent portrait.

Ken

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2011 - 4:22 PM

He is looking hard at something!
Jennn

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PeterLaw
PeterLaw  6 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2011 - 4:53 PM

A really superb shot.
Peter

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2011 - 6:53 PM

Outstanding shot Steve. The exposure shows the plumage perfectly and the close crop enforces great impact to the image.
Ron

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gingerdelight
29 Jan 2011 - 7:51 PM

Another stunner! That eye is wonderful!
Carol

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2011 - 8:17 PM

Wonderful texture and detail in that plumage and that golden eye is just superb.

Ann

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29 Jan 2011 - 8:48 PM

A top closeup Steve...Bill

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2011 - 11:44 PM

beautifull bird great detail ,well shot.

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dawnmichelle
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30 Jan 2011 - 3:58 AM

Magnificent shot

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2011 - 9:49 AM

Superb

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sparrowhawk
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30 Jan 2011 - 1:21 PM

gorgeous

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Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2011 - 9:35 PM

Crisp and Sharp!

Rock

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6137 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2011 - 2:58 PM

that is one very sharp image with some terrific detail, I hope I can get some results like this with my new one.... and any tips will be gratefully recieved, a beautiful image

Linda

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31 Jan 2011 - 5:29 PM

Like Linda, (I am blaming her for my new expense of the 150-500mm Sigma!) now see also that you have the same Steve, and what a joy to use, although not tried much and today would have been ideal!! but hospital calls...and lighter than I thought too...a perfect example of a beautifully captured shot here, those eyes say it all!
Lillian

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31 Jan 2011 - 9:00 PM

Very well captured with super detail - Ina

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31 Jan 2011 - 10:13 PM

Like the good details and colours in this fine capture.
Regards Richard

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1 Feb 2011 - 11:20 AM

Beautifully detailed close-up.

Albert

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5 Feb 2011 - 12:47 PM

Fabulous detail in the feathers and the eye in this fantastic close up

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5 Feb 2011 - 4:39 PM

Just beautiful mate

Adrian

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