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Morning everyone !

Thanks for all your comments & votes on yesterdays upload of baby OLIVER TWIST, and a big thank you to Peter for his Award on SPREAD OUT.

Here is another in-flight image taken on the same day, this time an adult barn owl -

Hope you like this one !

Chris


Tags: Close-up and macro Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature

Voters: imander, andylea, BERTRAM and 172 more

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Comments


imander 15 388 7 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 8:28AM
wow really very well timed, really sharp and well detailed
ian
andylea 14 37 1 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 8:32AM
very well timed capture pin sharp detail stunning take nice one chris Wink
andy
BERTRAM 14 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 8:32AM
Stunning capture.
Dave
gingerdelight 16 298 11 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 8:35AM
Amazing! Wonderfully detailed, I love the talons!
x Carol x
14 Sep 2009 8:37AM
Very very good capture. Nice
goso 16 2 1 Australia
14 Sep 2009 8:42AM
First class capture Chris...Bill
Sezz 17 619 15 England
14 Sep 2009 8:47AM
Great timing - excellent image!

Sarah *
colmar 15 42 35 Scotland
14 Sep 2009 8:58AM
Amazing shotvery well timed, thanks for sharing , Colin
BrianSS 16 423 41 England
14 Sep 2009 9:04AM
Great shot, well timed!
14 Sep 2009 9:04AM
Beautiful shot, lovely colours in the wings.
Chris
targetman 14 2 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 9:07AM
Stunning infight capture.
Dusan 13 Sri Lanka
14 Sep 2009 9:18AM
They just keep getting better
well Done
Dusan
ChristineL 17 39 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 9:27AM
what a beautiful shot, well captured Chris,
Chris.
14 Sep 2009 9:28AM
Exquisite detail, another magnificent capture.

Greg
Malty 13 England
14 Sep 2009 9:38AM
Excellent shot - Like this a lot.
14 Sep 2009 9:50AM
What can you say , amazing
zenithb 13
14 Sep 2009 9:56AM
Photography at it's best - superb capture.

Simon
Gaz111 13 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 9:59AM
What a spot on shot
14 Sep 2009 9:59AM
Fantastic detail captured, an amazing shot to have taken, spot on.

Bill
somnathchatterjee 13 67 175 India
14 Sep 2009 10:04AM
well capture.
BobbyHB 16 2 England
14 Sep 2009 10:14AM
A lovely shot of a bird that is all too rare around here these days.

You have a very nice PF
Regards,
Bob.
helenlinda Plus
15 374 22 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 10:28AM
Very different angle. Makes it stand out from the rest as a result. Super dertail and timing was spot on
Helen
baclark 13 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 10:34AM
Wow you've caught a great attitude of this owls body and so sharp too. Cracking good shot.
Barbara
14 Sep 2009 10:34AM
Excellent capture,
Alan
Mynett 14 142 6 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 10:39AM
incredible, well captured

Linda
x_posure 13 1 Australia
14 Sep 2009 10:40AM
Another fantastic shot, great work.
14 Sep 2009 10:44AM
Wow! The timing on this is so spot-on. Brilliant.
Dave.
tom67 15 1 England
14 Sep 2009 10:45AM
Stunning...maybe an understatement...absolutely love it....Tom.
Adderwatcher 13 60 19 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 10:46AM
What a capture, even his beaks open! excellent shot Chris.
Scott
harky2402 14 1 Scotland
14 Sep 2009 10:59AM
Absolute beauty!!!
Lizlil 13
14 Sep 2009 11:09AM
FANTASTIC
EMJAYCEE 13 10 10 England
14 Sep 2009 11:10AM
Gosh this was perfectly timed - it's a great capture.
Joan.
Thushari 13 1 Sri Lanka
14 Sep 2009 11:12AM
Excellent shot and well timing. well taken chris.
Thushari
maggieh 14 4 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 11:12AM
Stunning.
maggie
14 Sep 2009 11:14AM

Quote:Very well timed capture pin sharp detail stunning take nice one chris Wink
andy



Thank you very much Andy for your Award - much appreciated !

Chris
morpheus1955 16 3 2 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 11:32AM
Superb capture, pin sharp, great detail and colours, very well captured.

Hugh
Shootme 13 England
14 Sep 2009 11:50AM
Wow! how do you do it? always so good, I'm running out of superlatives! Fantastic.

Jim.
14 Sep 2009 12:17PM
lovely crisp, dynamic picture,

michael
User_Removed 13 80 1 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 12:40PM
wow...amazing image. Fantastic detail, well done
Rock 20 10 2 England
14 Sep 2009 12:44PM
Wonderful.

Rock
Stace 14 2 2 England
14 Sep 2009 12:59PM
Great image

Stace
14 Sep 2009 1:24PM
cool shot
RuthyJ 16 England
14 Sep 2009 1:37PM
Wow excellant capture. Love the beak and tallons they look really sharp.
Great shot.
barbarahirst 14 27 12 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 2:00PM
This is awesome
hellsbells8868 14 151 2 Wales
14 Sep 2009 2:31PM
Fantastic image..
Mikelane 15 1 Wales
14 Sep 2009 2:33PM
Hi chris , this is really excellent ,lovely detail too ,i ,well captured ,yes tenby is really a beautiful place ,regards
Mike xx
MichaelTuska 13 32 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 2:57PM
This is truly an excellent image; (Royal Photographic Fellowship standardMike Tuska
Bob_V 15 1 2 United States
14 Sep 2009 3:15PM
A stunning in-flight capture Chris, so well timed and taken.
Bob
Neeka 13 16 Wales
14 Sep 2009 3:18PM
WOW!!! This is absolutely stunning. Awesome capture.
~Necia~
Campbell 13 1 Scotland
14 Sep 2009 3:19PM
Stunning in flight shot...Well taken.
Peter
koka 14 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 3:28PM
fantastic capture - a most original pose and great detail Katie
FujiJan 15 3 England
14 Sep 2009 3:58PM
cracking shot...
14 Sep 2009 3:59PM
superb capture!
14 Sep 2009 4:52PM
great inflight capture well timed and great focus well presented.
Karrol 14 29 England
14 Sep 2009 5:03PM
Love it!
Open beak and different wing capture...............brill.
14 Sep 2009 5:10PM
Really superb shot - beautifully taken - well done
David
redshank 13 1 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 5:12PM
Wonderful captured flight shot,very well done.
Martin
MandyD 14 16,777.2k 1 England
14 Sep 2009 5:19PM
Fantastic capture, well done !
porty2003 19 97 Scotland
14 Sep 2009 5:19PM
Wonderful timing,smashing 'capture'

John
wyatturp 17 2 England
14 Sep 2009 5:19PM
super!
kinfatric 18 550 9 Scotland
14 Sep 2009 5:24PM
a wonderful capture
evelen 17 5 England
14 Sep 2009 6:22PM
wonderful shot.
eve.
sable 14 9 7 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 6:32PM
Wow this is different!! what a cracking image - great timing - Elizabeth
Billyray 14 70 3 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 6:41PM
EXCELLENT shot.
Ray
14 Sep 2009 7:18PM
Simply stunning!!
Jekaro 13 1 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 8:09PM
Simply superb in-flight image, Chris.
Roy
angie44 13
14 Sep 2009 8:11PM
Absolutley superb . angie
EAS 13 1 13 Scotland
14 Sep 2009 8:13PM
Absolutely amazing in-fight capture! One of the best I've seeen for detail, light and colour.

Ann
gerrymac 15 10 1 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2009 8:26PM
FABULOUS.....Super pov.
Gerry
cassiecat 14 39 46 England
14 Sep 2009 9:11PM
a great capture, congrats on the user award.lesley
Roly 15 Wales
14 Sep 2009 9:37PM
As others have already said its a stunning well timed and pin sharp shot.Really well captured.........
BeckC 15 5 England
14 Sep 2009 10:17PM
Wow- spot on a wonderful image
Beck
Declanworld 15 37 Ireland
14 Sep 2009 10:42PM
Magic moment caught well.
Ridgeway 16 222 2 Ireland
14 Sep 2009 11:10PM
Detail light and colours are amazing,
What fantastic timing,,
Bet your delighted with this one,,BRILLIANT

Aidan,,
14 Sep 2009 11:25PM
Fantastic capture & excellent detail !! One anyone would be proud of....Superb
PattiW 17 24 2 United States
15 Sep 2009 2:16AM
Excellent inflight capture, Patti
terry_cavner 17 332 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2009 3:10AM
WOW !!!! What a Beauty
15 Sep 2009 7:41AM
109. wow
ShedMan 17 3 2 South Africa
15 Sep 2009 7:58AM
Words can't do it justice!! Several million out of ten!

ΤΏΤ
MandsH 15 England
15 Sep 2009 8:11AM
Wow this is so amazing - well worthy of all the votes
Mandy
15 Sep 2009 10:54AM

Quote:Very well timed capture pin sharp detail stunning take nice one chris Wink
andy



Thanks Andy for your award - very much appreciated !

Chris
15 Sep 2009 10:55AM
Thanks everyone for your votes & comments on this image - really can't thank you all enough !

Chris
15 Sep 2009 11:03AM

Quote:Wow this is so amazing - well worthy of all the votes
Mandy



A big thank you Mandy for your Award - very much appreciated.

Chris
Joline Plus
16 38 59 United States
15 Sep 2009 12:07PM
Such fine detail, look at those talons! Wonderful on the wing shot.
Portknockie 18 48 Scotland
15 Sep 2009 12:39PM
Stunning work...

Don
videotec 14 8 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2009 1:17PM
Fantastic.
pete
betts 14 1 England
15 Sep 2009 8:21PM
Wow!!!!!!!! this is awesome,
betts
jgmford 15 England
15 Sep 2009 9:04PM
Stunning in flight capture Chris, super detail.
Jeff
lisa_x 13 Northern Ireland
15 Sep 2009 9:38PM
Wow what a shot , it is stunning, the right place at the right time. Well done.
PeterDSmith 14 13 46 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2009 11:04PM
OWLZAT!
BevHadland 15 13 United Kingdom
15 Sep 2009 11:16PM
Superb image this, nothing else to add, well done......Bev
albinoni 14 6 1 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2009 12:00AM
what a great capture!
Andy
Brilane 16 5 12 Wales
16 Sep 2009 3:04AM
Superb timing and exposure.
Brian
16 Sep 2009 9:58AM
that's a great capture!!
exposure Plus
18 6.1k United Kingdom
16 Sep 2009 1:53PM
Beautiful capture and detail Chris.
Pauline.
MHJ 13 1 Wales
16 Sep 2009 2:23PM
Excellent detail here, a lovely collection of bird images

Marian
TerryMcK 14 72 2 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2009 5:05PM
Nearly missed this superbly taken in-flight shot.
Seeing it so late leaves me nothing to say that's not already said - worthy of all the votes, every appreciative comment & the awards.
Should be worth at least an HC - no justice!
Terry
16 Sep 2009 5:44PM

Quote:Nearly missed this superbly taken in-flight shot.
Seeing it so late leaves me nothing to say that's not already said - worthy of all the votes, every appreciative comment & the awards.
Should be worth at least an HC - no justice!
Terry



Thanks Terry for your comment - much appreciated !

Chris
16 Sep 2009 5:51PM
Thanks everyone for your lovely comments & votes -

Chris
16 Sep 2009 11:52PM
10/10
Tony
hebdens 17 5
17 Sep 2009 7:52AM
perfect timing, a unique capture I would think. Congrats.
Tracy
17 Sep 2009 9:58AM
Hi Chris, this is a truly amazing capture, so sharp and a perfect pose by the Owl for you Smile

John
Steve_S Plus
17 183 3 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2009 7:26PM
Superb capture, excellent detail and timing
Steve
agingrocker 13 28 1
17 Sep 2009 8:13PM
This is fantastic Chris. Antony
Footsore 15 9 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2009 6:32PM
Top shot.

Jim.
SueTurner 18 81 3 England
19 Sep 2009 12:11AM
perfecting timing and what a great shape you have caught of this owl

the clear blue sky being the icing on the cake, Sue
20 Sep 2009 10:14AM
just wow!
Glostopcat 16 255 2 England
20 Sep 2009 12:13PM
A fantastic inflight capture, timed to perfection once again
21 Sep 2009 5:22PM
Like it really much.

Carsten
Libby_M 15 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2009 7:23AM
yr p/f is fab with so many clear sharp detailed shot
love them
billid 13 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2009 9:06AM
Well captured lovely picture where do you go to see the owls
Bill
janetpac 13 7 England
24 Sep 2009 5:20PM
I feel honoured that you like my photographs they seem so poor when i see yours...
Phil_Rhodes 14 14 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2009 6:59PM
You have a very impressive portfolio Chris, well captured you've got to get some of your photos published!!!
24 Sep 2009 7:44PM

Quote:You have a very impressive portfolio Chris, well captured you've got to get some of your photos published!!!


Thanks Phil for your comments & vote !
29 Sep 2009 11:18PM
The WOW Factor. Great shot!
22 Apr 2013 8:41PM
amazing photo well caught

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