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Morning everyone !

Thanks for your comments and clicks on yesterdays' STEPPING STONES.

Here is NIGHT FLIGHT - A Barn Owl that took some capturing !

Chris

Camera:canon 1D mark 111
Lens:Canon 100-400L
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:NIGHT FLIGHT
Username:Imagephotographics Imagephotographics
Uploaded:15 Feb 2010 - 10:22 AM
Tags:Black & white, Flash / lighting, Wildlife / nature
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DJSpiderpig
15 Feb 2010 - 10:28 AM

Brilliant! superb image

clicknimagine
15 Feb 2010 - 10:48 AM

awesome capture, lovely high speed photography...

morpheus1955
15 Feb 2010 - 10:51 AM

Morning Chris, I absolutely love this shot, so simple, yet i suspect not so simple to take Smile

Hugh

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8293 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2010 - 10:54 AM

amazing shot and very well taken

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2010 - 11:01 AM

Leaves me speechless!!
Joan.

Ian-Munro
Ian-Munro  6200 forum posts Wales15 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2010 - 11:02 AM

Superb image Chris.

DeSilver
DeSilver e2 Member 7DeSilver vcard England11 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2010 - 11:03 AM

This is really nice. "Out of the darkness" Smile


David.

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2010 - 11:03 AM

I think this is superb

picturistic
15 Feb 2010 - 11:15 AM

excellent capture Chris, ghost of the night!

Adrian

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2010 - 11:28 AM

Really different for you!
a magnificent shot with perfect timing!!!
Lillian

EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2010 - 11:29 AM

Amazing and very lovely!

Ann

jools59
jools59  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2010 - 11:33 AM

And very well captured indeed....superb...Jools

andy210966
15 Feb 2010 - 11:36 AM

Very good Chris!

Andy

jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
15 Feb 2010 - 11:48 AM

Almsot creepy creation

Peter

Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2010 - 11:50 AM

Totally amazing shot. Fantastic photography.

Glyn1
Glyn1  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2010 - 12:49 PM

Stunning capture, great work.

Glyn

heids
heids  5 Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2010 - 12:53 PM

Amazing shot.

HobbitDave
15 Feb 2010 - 12:59 PM

Magical capture, Chris. I believe Guinevere in the Arthurian legends was named after a white owl, I can see why now Wink Superb.
Dave.

photophantom
15 Feb 2010 - 1:05 PM

perfect placement of head in the bit of night light, great timing
Dennis

Martyn_U
Martyn_U  6 England
15 Feb 2010 - 1:07 PM

Amazing shot, how did you manage it?

Martyn

gingerdelight
15 Feb 2010 - 1:15 PM

First class! This is stunning, Chris, an excellent capture and superb presentation.
Carol

baclark
baclark  53740 forum posts United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2010 - 1:28 PM

Swooping out of the blackness, superb image Chris, wonderful detail.
Barbara

colmar
colmar  742 forum posts Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2010 - 1:42 PM

Afternoon Chris ... a wonderful image so haunting in its capture Colin

Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6137 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2010 - 1:54 PM

how very clever, lovely work Chris, how did you do this?

Linda

zanzibarwinds
15 Feb 2010 - 2:11 PM

Fantastic photo this one Chris, love the B&W and the comp/subject.

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2010 - 2:33 PM

Fabulous shot..........Sandy

robway
robway e2 Member 9317 forum postsrobway vcard Wales
15 Feb 2010 - 3:24 PM

Works brilliantly in mono, very nicely produced.

John

peterellison
15 Feb 2010 - 3:42 PM

Excellent image, a winner for wildlife photo of the year!
Peter.

GalleryGirl
15 Feb 2010 - 3:46 PM

Fabulous image. I love it!

Marilyn x

Adrian_Reynolds
15 Feb 2010 - 3:57 PM

Great effect, Chris, top shot,

Adrian

maggieh
maggieh  6 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2010 - 4:14 PM

Stunning. Well worth waiting for. The texture in the wings is superb.

digital_boi
15 Feb 2010 - 4:20 PM

superb stunning awesome click click click how many attempts?

PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2010 - 4:21 PM

Excellent capture!!

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2010 - 4:49 PM

Excellent stuff, Chris, very well done. I wouldn't even attempt this!
TrevB Smile

Imagephotographics


Quote: Superb stunning awesome click click click how many attempts?

Thanks very much for your comment and award, most appreciated !

Chris

Bob_V
Bob_V  7 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2010 - 5:01 PM

Excellent capture Chris.
Bob

James_C
James_C  536 forum posts United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2010 - 6:10 PM

It may have taken some capturing Chris, but the results are superb.

James

Alan_Coles
15 Feb 2010 - 6:40 PM

Excellent capture Chris.

Would love to have some background on how you managed this shot....is it a wild bird if so doubly interested !!

PattiW
PattiW e2 Member 9PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2010 - 6:47 PM

Fantastic! Never seen anything like this! Patti

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95951 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2010 - 6:53 PM

what a stunning shot.
Top work indeed


Adrian

ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
15 Feb 2010 - 6:58 PM

Brilliant capture.
Christine

VidB
VidB  6 United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2010 - 7:04 PM

Fantastic image, great detail, now come on tell us how you did it.
very well done
Dave

Suehh
Suehh  739 forum posts England6 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2010 - 7:10 PM

Well Chris - goodness knows how you captured this image - but it is so, so stunning! Sue

Imagephotographics


Quote: Fantastic image, great detail, now come on tell us how you did it.
very well done
Dave

Flat on my back, on the muddy wet ground, watching for it to appear from an old building. And lucky it came my way ! Then drove 50 miles home for a nice bath & clean clothes ! Mad eh !

Chris

Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 9176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2010 - 7:52 PM

Stunning capture Chris!
Steve

Shootme
Shootme  5 England
15 Feb 2010 - 7:54 PM

A truely beautiful shot Chris, excellant.

Jim.

Whilst on my walkies with my boys this morning we saw a fantastic Snowy Owl, he was hunting the fields for breakfast, I watched him for about half an hour, of course no camera!! but never the less a real privalage.

Jim.

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2010 - 8:01 PM

this is not just a bit tasty chris it's stunning Wink
andy

Ruthannette
Ruthannette e2 Member 7Ruthannette vcard England
15 Feb 2010 - 8:03 PM

Well worth the muddy wet clothes Chris, excellent image.

Ruth

imagio
imagio  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2010 - 8:06 PM

An amazing capture Chris

Bernie

hellsbells8868
15 Feb 2010 - 8:12 PM

Stunning!

Roly
Roly  7 Wales
15 Feb 2010 - 8:21 PM

Amazing shot Chris,you must have had hell of a job getting this one.

michaelo
michaelo e2 Member 8michaelo vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2010 - 8:29 PM

absoloutely fantastic capture!

Dave_Holdham
15 Feb 2010 - 9:50 PM

Superb image, well captured

borrower
borrower  5 England
15 Feb 2010 - 11:54 PM

Superb image, perfection
Louise

Amanita05
Amanita05  4 United Kingdom
16 Feb 2010 - 8:03 AM

Top Notch Chris!!!

Alan.

nickyv32
nickyv32 e2 Member 7135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
16 Feb 2010 - 8:04 AM

Stunning shot, love it

Nicky

agingrocker
agingrocker e2 Member 5agingrocker vcard 1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2010 - 12:23 PM

Gorgeous shot Chris. We were in the car a while ago and one of these was side by side with us for about 10 seconds. Absolutely fantastic.
Antony

angie44
angie44  5
16 Feb 2010 - 2:27 PM

omg ... love this image chris ... angie

Frontier
Frontier  5
16 Feb 2010 - 9:36 PM

Wow..amazing!Incredible capture!
-frontier

Ridgeway
Ridgeway  8222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2010 - 12:36 AM

So So very cool Chris,,

How fantastic is this,,

Aidan,,

viscostatic
17 Feb 2010 - 8:51 AM

Very dramatic.

Phil.

Scaramanga
Scaramanga e2 Member 637 forum postsScaramanga vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2010 - 1:27 PM

Great use of light.

maratsuikka
17 Feb 2010 - 3:45 PM

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photodoktor
17 Feb 2010 - 6:17 PM

Real good shot as you say must of taken some getting.

sully
sully  7 England
18 Feb 2010 - 10:51 AM

stunning

Tramster
Tramster  4 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2010 - 5:52 PM

Love the light control.

Rev2
Rev2  4224 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2010 - 6:00 PM

A real stunner this one, love it.

Imagephotographics


Quote: Fantastic photo this one Chris, love the B&W and the comp/subject.

Thanks very much John for your Award - very much appreciated !

Chris

tpics
tpics  4 United States
25 Feb 2010 - 6:47 PM

this is really good...wonderful shot

Animalsmagic
27 Feb 2010 - 11:31 AM

Just brilliant !!!!

lampgb
lampgb  8 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2010 - 11:47 AM

Great shot

galumphing
28 Feb 2010 - 2:12 AM

Adorable. So cleverly shot!
H.

Zilba
Zilba  5 South Africa4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2010 - 8:39 PM

what a fantastic images.

Breathtakng.

Mark639
Mark639  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2010 - 5:39 PM

Beautiful shot!

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