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Owls in the Woods

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Owls in the Woods

18 Jun 2014 4:07PM   Views : 404 Unique : 299

Not the 100 acre wood, but the woodland that houses the delightful Rutland Owl and Falconry Centre. This place was absolutely fantastic, set in beautiful natural woodland and enabling us to get really close to the birds. The weather was wet, but if anything that enhanced the experience, giving that special glow to the light. Many of the birds were in the open, so photography was much easier. Backgrounds needed to be watched, but with care good clean shots could be found.

This was one of the best 5-worths we have had, without any doubt.

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Camera was the Pentax K-5 and the lenses the SMC Pentax-DA 18-135mm WR and SMC Pentax-DA 55-300mm.

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JJGEE 18 8.1k 18 England
19 Jun 2014 11:05AM

Quote:Not the 100 acre wood,

If it were then you could have popped in for afternoon tea as I live not too far away Wink

Excellent set of images and certainly much better having a naturally looking environment, unlike at " events ", which has been my only exposure to owls Sad
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