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A full frame capture of a Barn Owl (Tyto alba) taken against a background of flowering gorse, at a Birds of Prey workshop in Northumberland last June.

Many thanks for your support of my last upload - always very much appreciated Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS II USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:11 Jun 2013 - 4:33 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/2000sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Barn Owl (Tyto alba)
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:28 Oct 2013 - 12:22 PM
Tags:Barn owl, Bird, Bird of prey, Flowering gorse, Northumberland, Pets / captive animals, Predator, Raptor, Tyto alba, Workshop
Votes:50

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2193 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 12:24 PM

What a beautiful image, love the colour of the gorse in the bg....excellent photography

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gary_d
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28 Oct 2013 - 12:32 PM

It really can't get better than this Sylvia, superb. - gary

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Sreidser08
28 Oct 2013 - 12:50 PM

Fantastic shot

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TonyDy
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28 Oct 2013 - 1:35 PM

Lovely shot, Sylvia.
Tony

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Daisymaye
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28 Oct 2013 - 1:47 PM

A beauty of a capture Sylvia.

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 1:50 PM

Excellent pose of this magnificent owl and beautiful capture in the right exposure compensation and aperture! Great work!
George

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johnjo58
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28 Oct 2013 - 2:15 PM

Gorgeous use of light and composition Sylvia, excellent work

David

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christinecilia
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28 Oct 2013 - 4:19 PM

stunning capture and good dof. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

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JuBarney
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28 Oct 2013 - 4:57 PM

A beautiful capture
Ju

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 5:20 PM

Lovely backdrop with this one Sylvia....

Ade

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7110 forum postsTrev_B vcard England64 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 7:26 PM

Simply GorgeousÖ very well done Sylvia.

Trev

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 7:43 PM

Against the golden tones of gorse Sylvia you have a wonderful image
of this beautiful owl
Lillian

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 8:05 PM

Beautiful capture set against this wonderful golden background SmileSmile
Helen

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Norfolkboy
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28 Oct 2013 - 8:14 PM

A cracking shot, Sylvia.
Colin

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kathrynlouise
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28 Oct 2013 - 8:22 PM

Absolutely gorgeous GrinGrin

Kathryn

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8234 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 10:42 PM

A beautiful barnowl portrait Sylvia, the gorse in full bloom makes a perfect backdrop

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2013 - 7:30 AM

one of my all time fave bird beautifully captured

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91904 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2013 - 8:35 PM

Superbly detailed Owl Sylvia - a great back drop too.
Brian.

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SteveMackay
31 Oct 2013 - 8:36 PM

Amazing colours, comp and details, same for the Owls pose, a beautiful photo Sylvia!!!!Smile

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