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ReidFJR Plus
12 310 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2005 3:23AM
well it works - F

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ardbeg77 Plus
12 1.2k 6 Sao Tome And Principe
20 Jun 2005 3:27AM
Nice to see a different angle Cheryl. I think it adds something, drawing you to wonder what he's looking at.

20 Jun 2005 3:33AM
click again from me. is it me or do these birds have a "human" look to their expressions? great detail, composition and colour fantastic. cheers. chris
20 Jun 2005 3:36AM
excellent composition, smart exposure
20 Jun 2005 3:52AM
Just awesome. Fantastic composition, lighting and colour. Beautiful work!!

Lydia / Australia
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
20 Jun 2005 4:04AM
OMG...Pete what are you doing, she's bad enough as it is with all her EC's....

Well done Cheryl....You big "Brown-Nose".....Me jealous?.....Never!

20 Jun 2005 4:07AM
nice one cheryl
Shaun_W 11 102
20 Jun 2005 4:12AM
A change from 'normal' bird portraits, and it works well. Great idea.

thewaiter Plus
15 1.2k 9 England
20 Jun 2005 4:22AM
the viewpoint works for me.....
csurry Plus
14 9.2k 92
20 Jun 2005 4:49AM
Ha, ha, Ade. I've had to save a long-time for this one. And someone (I think K) moved the bench, so I didn't even know where to leave the money.

Thanks Pete. I have to retire now though. I said 20 ECs or POTW. Perhaps I can create a new user id and just leave this one as a reminder. Wait that'll cost me money.

Thanks all. Just thought that this bird had such a lovely profile that it deserved to be seen/recorded.
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
20 Jun 2005 4:58AM
You can have a prize for the first to 20 from me if ya like!........It involves a monopod and your rectum...LOL...Nuff said!
20 Jun 2005 5:03AM
I never found the bench, thats why I'm stuck on 6! ;-0
covey Plus
12 1.7k Ireland
20 Jun 2005 5:07AM

csurry Plus
14 9.2k 92
20 Jun 2005 5:08AM
Well if it wasn't K it must have been Keithh. Someone moved it.

Or has the location has changed back to the telephone box (if it hasn't been vandalised again by Mattwaggie).
ejtumman Plus
12 2.8k England
20 Jun 2005 6:01AM
Excellent shot Cheryl, a well deserved EC ;o)

AngelaR Plus
12 155 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2005 6:12AM
Beautiful shot Cheryl, well done with the EC too.
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
20 Jun 2005 8:10AM
Of to Skomer on Thursday, thought you were up for it a while ago, but believed you had trouble getting time off work etc.

csurry Plus
14 9.2k 92
20 Jun 2005 8:18AM
Nah, got time off work, just a blooming long-way to go for a day-trip with no guarantee of seeing anything.
Hoffy Plus
12 262 16 England
20 Jun 2005 8:26AM
Pete likes you again.

love the view point. Great image.

Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
20 Jun 2005 8:29AM
But I'll be there!......with my monopod!....LOL
csurry Plus
14 9.2k 92
20 Jun 2005 8:40AM
Ah Ade, you say the nicest things.

Seriously looking at trying to book a couple of days up near Flamborough instead.

Thanks Paul.
Great capture and congrats on the EC :0)

I've got one very similar to this lying around on my computer at home waiting to be uploaded. Excellent detail in this one though.

csurry Plus
14 9.2k 92
20 Jun 2005 8:59AM
Thanks Gav.
20 Jun 2005 9:06AM
Great to see a new angle. Lovely.
klewis Plus
12 1.9k 1 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2005 9:09AM
It must be the heat lol.

Cracking profile Cheryl and a nice dark background to contrast the profile against.

Only slight nit would be the top left corner? but can't crop it tighter without breaking the facial disk.
SuzeE Plus
11 2
20 Jun 2005 10:00AM
Fantastic Cheryl
kinfatric Plus
12 550 9 Scotland
20 Jun 2005 12:15PM
Excellent detail, although I really think it was just trying to ignore you
PaulG Plus
12 63 New Zealand
20 Jun 2005 1:34PM
Works very well indeed. A superb shot.

Paul *click*
MartinjD Plus
11 171
20 Jun 2005 1:38PM
No. 30 for you Cheryl and congrats on EC

Great shot
20 Jun 2005 2:42PM
Stunning shot Cheryl.

csurry Plus
14 9.2k 92
20 Jun 2005 10:00PM
Thanks everyone. All comments appreciated.

No more posts from me this week. Got to do some work then off for a couple of days and heading up to Keithh country. So I'll need eyes in the back of my head, perhaps I can take Cheeky along for protection.
21 Jun 2005 10:21AM
Brilliant as always Cheryl. Smile
csurry Plus
14 9.2k 92
21 Jun 2005 12:16PM
Thanks Bruce
21 Jun 2005 1:07PM
wonderful detail and composition
21 Jun 2005 2:48PM
Excellent portrait with a difference Cheryl. The detail is fabulous, as always.

banehawi Plus
12 1.5k 3579 Canada
21 Jun 2005 6:36PM
Gorgeous, - a really unusual angle for an Owl shot.

keithh Plus
13 25.2k 33 Wallis And Futuna
22 Jun 2005 11:43AM afraid
suzieosman 12 66 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2005 2:31PM
It works, and it works well....Congrats on the EC...that's 142 now isn't it?....LOL....Sue
suleesia Plus
12 176 Malaysia
27 Jun 2005 5:25AM
brillaint! congrats!
ptilley Plus
15 11 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2005 4:00AM
Excellent! Paul.
4 Aug 2005 4:48PM
Amazing detail and the gaze attracts your interest even more.
22 Aug 2005 1:56AM
Excellent composition.
6 Sep 2005 11:15AM
Stunning image, well done.


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