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Little Owl ... Eyes !

By colmar  
Hello


First once again apologies for not being on the site, toooo busy ! And this upload is no different, we are off to Scotland for ten days or so .... so not be online much if at all till we are back ... where I promise to catch up with you all.

Spent a wonderful day at the BWC, in the company of Lillian, Barbara and family,Mary g and John, Tigertim, Ruthannette, Sylvia ( Teocali )... beautiful warm and sunny day and many images taken and have to try and edit soonest, this is just one of the little owl, seriously cropped as well I liked it. Many thanks Lillian for organising the day and a pleasure to meet you fine folks too.

I urge large and for window users f11 and ctrl+ ..... for mac user large and cmd+

Many thanks for the comment and votes on Cider Rose Bloomed,and indeed a few other images , all votes and positive comment that can encourage and improve are gratefully received and truly appreciated. Colin and Mari

Tags: British Wildlife Kent Colmar Surrey Centre Bwc Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature

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superb shot col,well done.ray

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PattiW 11 24 2 United States
20 Jul 2010 11:31AM
Fantastic full frame image, love the eyes, Patti
20 Jul 2010 11:35AM
Great close, well done.
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
20 Jul 2010 11:37AM
Amazing details and tones in this - good close capture.
Regards Richard.
Enjoy your trip.
Regards Richard
superb close-up shot, excellent details, well done!
Paulo
mrswoolybill Plus
9 965 1493 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2010 11:50AM
Cracking detail, and I like the slightly oblique angle/off-centre placement. Good to see you uploading again.
At times waiting for the site is like watching paint dry - then it speeds up just as I'm about to report the problem...
Moira
20 Jul 2010 11:58AM
great close up.
20 Jul 2010 12:10PM
What a superb shot.
Peter
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2010 12:12PM
morning colin
cracking detail and colours wonderful comp a beauty nice one Wink
andy
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
20 Jul 2010 12:19PM
A superb close-up, Colin, excellent detail, and what wonderful eyes. Carol
20 Jul 2010 12:39PM
Magnificent detailed close up.
Rob.
derekhansen Plus
7 210 24 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2010 1:14PM
Excellent shot. Fantastic detail and clarity.
Just got back from Scotland myself Colin.
Have a good trip.
Derek
20 Jul 2010 1:27PM
Have missed your piccies
But this one !!!! Fabulous
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
20 Jul 2010 1:27PM
WOW! clear and sharp! Jennn
20 Jul 2010 1:36PM
impressive capture/details...
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
20 Jul 2010 1:38PM
Perfect crop. The eyes and the plumage are superb. A delightful surprise to see you back. Enjoy your holiday, though must warn you, our weather is rubbish at present!

Ann
20 Jul 2010 2:17PM
Afternoon Colin - good to see you back and with a lovely close-up too - great eyes !

Hope you enjoy your holiday - we are hoping to make it up to Scotland in the Autumn (Fingers crossed).

Chris
20 Jul 2010 2:38PM
A superb close up capture, Colin, love those eyes.
Enjoy your trip to Scotland.
Roy
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
20 Jul 2010 2:44PM
This close up has so much good detail Colin - the eyes are amazing.
Enjoy your trip - hope weather keeps fine.
Joan.
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
20 Jul 2010 4:10PM
I was wondering what happened to you Colin ? Thought perhaps the tax man caught up with you !!
Tremendous detailed close up.
Excellent shot.
Mick.
gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
20 Jul 2010 4:18PM
Nice to hear from you Colin, this is a great close up, I hope you both have a lovely time. - gary
Beautiful close-up, cracking detail.
Steve.
maggieh 8 4 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2010 5:02PM
Great to see you on site again. This is superb and its a great crop.
Have a good stay in Scotland.
maggie
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2010 5:04PM
It was a day to be remembered by us all, a place to always be going back to, and this little owl and his eyes...perfect, love the detail you have captured, and what a crop! well done...(yours or Mari's?)
Lillian
colmar 9 42 35 Scotland
20 Jul 2010 6:11PM
Mine all mine he laughed ......... Thanks for the comments and good wishes Colin
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2010 6:42PM
fabulous shot - beat that anybody
Roly 9 Wales
20 Jul 2010 9:08PM
Fantastic close up Colin.Superb detail captured,nice one.
Suehh 9 39 6 England
20 Jul 2010 10:40PM
Good evening Colin - was only thinking of you earlier in the day and wondering what you were up to - and now I know.

Love this - fantastic close up - look into my eyes, he is saying - totally hypnotic!

Sue
20 Jul 2010 11:06PM
Hi Colin, nice to see you about on here again.
This is a wonderful shot of this beautiful bird.
Excellent work.
Regards Ricky.
Ray42 8 3 England
21 Jul 2010 7:36AM
A very good morning Colin - nice to see you back - I wondered where you have been. An excellent shot to return with - Nice one
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2010 9:34AM
Superb shot Colin, fabulous detail and tones, and those eyes are amazing, have a great time in Scotland.

Hugh
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
21 Jul 2010 9:58AM
Great close up ~ super detail recorded.


Albert
PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2010 10:43AM
Cracking shot Colin. Up close and personal. Wonderful detail and those eyes. Have a great time in Scotland. Paul
goso 10 2 1 Australia
21 Jul 2010 7:04PM
The detail is spot-on Col - a ripper...Bill
21 Jul 2010 11:44PM
wonderful
JimV 10 6 3 Canada
22 Jul 2010 5:06AM
Wow Colin, that's almost too close Smile Fantastic shot though!
Envy you going up home, hope the weather picks up for you, my youngest daughter has been over the past two weeks, lots of rain, camping with her older sister in Aviemore last night and tonight, been making the best of it, and the kids love it!
Rgds., Jim
PS Bring back lots of images of Scotland - travelling around?
metro074 6 8 Australia
22 Jul 2010 3:06PM
Absolutly outstanding Colin!!!!!! The detail is second to none. Nice to see you back. Know what you mean about being busy. 10/10++++
Carol
22 Jul 2010 4:19PM
a cracker you can feel those eyes bore into you click...enjoy Scotland click
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
23 Jul 2010 7:51PM
caught this as the e2 feature, nice comp. not sure if the feathers look alittle oversharpened.lesley
Dave_Holdham 7 4 1 Wales
23 Jul 2010 9:37PM
Beautiful image, well presented
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2010 7:40PM
superb close up Colin
regards
Yung
sparklep 9 146 1
27 Jul 2010 9:48PM
Superb close-up and detail is wonderful.
lianna 6 13 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2010 8:34PM
Good evening Colin,

A beautiful shot, love the crop.... am still sad i could not make it and join you all. You will be pleased to hear they captured the evil cat and it has been removed (mine is healing slowly)... a hectic week but hopefully back now. Hope your holiday is going well....

All the best x x
betts 8 1 England
29 Jul 2010 6:14PM
Wow!!!!!! stunning close up shot Colin,, great detail,
betts
jools59 7 4 1 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2010 7:08PM
Impressive close up ...Jools
2 Aug 2010 11:25AM
This is a superb sharp close-up. Love it! Those eyes....
Dave.
2 Aug 2010 12:06PM
Excellent detail here Colin, looking forward to your Scotland impressions,
Johanna
Phil1958 7 272 4 Wales
2 Aug 2010 1:53PM
The "eyes" definitely have it! Pin sharp throughout,

Phil
astyag 9 12
2 Aug 2010 4:27PM
Amazing capture indeed. I am impressed by the scale of close up in this shot
Astyag
xwang 7 55 8
2 Aug 2010 4:33PM
Superb eyes,Colin.Nice to see you and Mari backSmile
xiaoli
Brilane 10 5 12 Wales
2 Aug 2010 8:37PM
Outstanding.
Brian
photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
3 Aug 2010 8:32PM
magnificent close up
Dennis
John_Humphreys 10 69 2 Ireland
8 Aug 2010 12:25PM
Those eyes are fierce!
John
agingrocker 7 13 1
8 Aug 2010 9:22PM
Superb detail Colin
Antony
12 Aug 2010 5:07PM
A fantastic close up Colin, the focus on the eyes and the feather detail are superb.

Val
28 Aug 2010 6:56AM
What big eyes! Gorgeous Fluffy!! Hi Colin! Excellent!
Evgenya
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
5 Sep 2010 5:52PM
what a close up Colin.
The detail is amazing

Adrian
Adderwatcher 7 60 19 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2010 7:53AM
Wonderful capture Colin!
Scott
DRicherby 7 269 725 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2010 5:46PM
I love the tight crop but your white balance is off — the 'eyebrows' are very blue.
Ridgeway 9 222 2 Ireland
27 Aug 2013 10:17PM
Amazing shot, talk about detail.
Very nice.

Aidan,,

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