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Another One

By albi  
Sorry its another Barn Owl, I've had a look through my archives and found nothing else that's worth uploading... :-(

This was another shot that I got with the new settings I put on the camera to help keep the focus lock when tracking these birds in flight.
I was quite pleased with this one, not for the quality but for the angle of the bird and the wing spread.

TECH: 1/640 F 5.6 EV -1 ISO 320

Cloned out a couple of weed heads in the bottom of the image and gave it a run through neat image, little bit of noise in the dark b/g

Thanks for looking

Tags: Flight Barn owl Hunting Wildlife and nature

Voters: yjjeep, jacquienewsham, Gavin and 62 more

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Chris_H 19 1.5k 1
18 May 2006 7:05AM
Excellent capture, good exposure and detail.
I could just sit there and watch these flying in the wild for hours.

Glynn 16 1.2k 1 United Kingdom
18 May 2006 7:07AM

Stunning capture. Sharpness is outstanding and the exposure is spot on. That lens is a cracker.

Jasbe 17 116 England
18 May 2006 7:08AM
Don't be sorry these barn owl shots are excellent.
dalischone 18 295 Scotland
18 May 2006 7:11AM
Wish I had archive shots like this! Fantastic capture, beautiful.

Kitty3 16
18 May 2006 7:14AM
Beautiful, nicely done.
davidcollins 17 108 1 Scotland
18 May 2006 7:15AM
a crakcer with plenty of detail and nice colours i love that bg it brings out the owl more.
18 May 2006 7:28AM
Great in-flight photo - well captured!

18 May 2006 7:30AM
the tips of the winge are a bit soft but it adds to the feeling of motion, good capture
Briwooly 17 454 6 England
18 May 2006 7:34AM
Great flying capture I keep trying but failing to take one of these
User_Removed 19 268
18 May 2006 7:36AM
I never tire of these. Great capture. Ali Smile
old timer 18 55 1 Scotland
18 May 2006 7:36AM
Good sense of motion, but sharp where it counts.
chinny 18 492 United Kingdom
18 May 2006 7:40AM
DONT APOLOGIZE !!! keep em coming!!
pcjackso Junior Member 17 7
18 May 2006 7:59AM
A really lovely capture,detail is superb
D4VE 18 5 England
18 May 2006 8:10AM
Just fantastic, Sharp clear and great background

nikonf4s 16 6 United Kingdom
18 May 2006 8:10AM
Has to be one of the best Barn owl shots on epz!

mrsdaffy 17 16
18 May 2006 8:46AM
Another stunner Tony, love these, he looks so soft...

Mags Smile
ericfaragh Plus
19 149 6 United Kingdom
18 May 2006 9:15AM
Lovely spread wings, great action capture.
Hannahs_Pics 17 37 England
18 May 2006 9:33AM
A well deserved readers choice!
Ade_Osman 19 4.5k 36 England
18 May 2006 9:45AM
Your doing this just to naff me off arn't you Tony?.....LOL
Stunning shot mucker, oh and yes, I'm naffed off, but I won't hold it against you. Smile

cyberhounds 16 11
18 May 2006 10:51AM
Yeah, it's ok I 'spose Wink LOL! It's a corker and no mistake, nicley done!

leeg 19 165
18 May 2006 12:21PM
Excellent as usual... just a cheeky head turn to face you and it's nailed. Good work...

Are you handholding for this shot?

yjjeep 18 13
19 May 2006 2:47PM
Very beautiful flight shot.
A Booth 20 11 4 United Kingdom
21 May 2006 2:52AM
superb flight shot - well composed with excellent colour range.
PatrickSmith 17 1.2k 2 United States
22 May 2006 12:01PM
Another one? As in, just another perfect shot? I'll agree with that!
Hawkgenes 17 10 United Kingdom
23 May 2006 6:19AM
A wonderful in flight capture


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