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By gary_d
I have not been on site lately but will catch up over the next couple of days I promise.

This was taken at the barn owl centre in Gloucester on Friday in the company of Lillian, Richard ( Dickspics ) Mal ( Techno ) Chris ( Chris wallace ) and a few others.

A very enjoyable day expertly run by Vince Jones and his staff who's knowledge of the birds made for a great experience.

A big thank you to Chris Wallace for your help in better understanding the EOS 5D3 AF system, while it is enormously powerful it is so difficult to understand and your advice helped a lot and I am very grateful.

Regards. - Gary

Tags: General Wildlife and nature

Voters: Osool,


Hermanus 8 4 South Africa
19 Oct 2014 10:52AM
Wow Gary !! This is an excellent image - amazing clarity and sharpness hereGrinGrinGrinGrin

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19 Oct 2014 10:55AM
A lovely image from a great day Gary. Nice to meet up.
Until next time
mrswoolybill Plus
13 2.2k 2248 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2014 11:15AM
Beak, eyes and claws, within the frame of those magnificent wings. You couldn't have asked him to pose better.
Glostopcat 14 255 2 England
19 Oct 2014 11:50AM
A terrrific image of this magnificent bird coming in to land, you've timed this one to perfection
19 Oct 2014 12:05PM
Excellent capture Gary, like the detail,
ColleenA Plus
8 452 7 Australia
19 Oct 2014 12:50PM
Wow...magnificent photography Gary
RonnieAG Plus
10 154 119 Scotland
19 Oct 2014 12:51PM
Superb shot, timed so well, Gary, to show off that huge wing expanse and all the feather detail.
Excellent work.
19 Oct 2014 1:05PM
This is a stunning image, Gary - pin sharp, beautifully exposed and superbly composed and presented!
What a wonderful day we had at the Barn Owl Centre.
It was so good to meet up - let's hope we can do this again!
Best wishes,
luckybry 10 3 Scotland
19 Oct 2014 1:12PM
stunning wildlife shot
SlowSong Plus
12 9.1k 30 England
19 Oct 2014 1:44PM
Top timing. Beautifully clear.
ade123 7 285 1 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2014 1:53PM
A stunning capture Gary

barbarahirst 12 27 12 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2014 2:10PM
What a great capture
19 Oct 2014 2:45PM
Excellent image. Well captured.
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2014 2:51PM
This is rather special Gary. Everything about it is perfection.
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 164 16 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2014 3:03PM
This is super Gary, a excellent captureSmile

Daisymaye Plus
11 23 18 Canada
19 Oct 2014 3:11PM
Excellent detailed capture Gary. Well timed too.
Great shot!
mikbee 13 3 8 Scotland
19 Oct 2014 3:22PM
Well detailed this one Gary.
Great shot.
11 10 10 England
19 Oct 2014 3:28PM
Superb timing.
19 Oct 2014 4:55PM
Magnificent Gary

Lillian Plus
11 23 17 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2014 5:20PM
Wow! Most impressive Gary, sharp as a tack...
Stunningly beautiful and timed to perfection will put on
some of the group next uploadGrinBlush
Glad you enjoyed the day...critter macro next?
19 Oct 2014 5:21PM
Fabulous capture!
taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
19 Oct 2014 5:46PM
It is a fantastic landing and capture of-- Brilliant work!

What would you like to eat? coolies, deviled eggs, an ice cream con!
Shaji84 6 4 India
19 Oct 2014 6:25PM
Brilliant timing - exceptional image quality and su per focus.. Top notch!
JuBarney Plus
9 33 4 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2014 6:39PM
A splendid shot
STEVELIN 12 162 3 Ireland
19 Oct 2014 6:59PM
what can i say gary you have nailed this one well taken mate
19 Oct 2014 7:24PM
Excellent shot Gary,
19 Oct 2014 7:59PM
Wow Gary that is an excellent shot. Cathy
19 Oct 2014 8:22PM
Stunning shot Gary..Lin
Richsr 13 91 223 England
19 Oct 2014 9:42PM
Good wing shapes and details, well timed
tonyguitar Plus
8 77 37 Canada
19 Oct 2014 9:56PM
Just a hair of preference for this landed on perch over the approaching the perch image. Both are top notch in any case. TG
Irishkate Plus
9 42 118 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2014 11:20PM
This must have been an amazing day Gary - you've all had superb images this included - top notch.
andylea2 6 16 1 United Kingdom
20 Oct 2014 8:21AM
Simply stunning Gary Wink
Techno Plus
11 5.4k 8 England
20 Oct 2014 12:30PM
Well done, Gary better than anything I took...
FeatherFriend 12 38 217 England
21 Oct 2014 2:24PM
It may be a 'captive' Gary but extremely well done in all respects,

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