NIGHT FLIGHT

By Imagephotographics
Morning everyone !

Thanks for your comments and clicks on yesterdays' STEPPING STONES.

Here is NIGHT FLIGHT - A Barn Owl that took some capturing !

Chris


Tags: Black and white Wildlife and nature Flash and lighting

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Comments


15 Feb 2010 10:28AM
Brilliant! superb image

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15 Feb 2010 10:48AM
awesome capture, lovely high speed photography...
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2010 10:51AM
Morning Chris, I absolutely love this shot, so simple, yet i suspect not so simple to take Smile

Hugh
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2010 10:54AM
amazing shot and very well taken
EMJAYCEE Plus
6 9 10 England
15 Feb 2010 11:01AM
Leaves me speechless!!
Joan.
Ian-Munro Plus
8 200 15 Wales
15 Feb 2010 11:02AM
Superb image Chris.
DeSilver Plus
8 13 11 England
15 Feb 2010 11:03AM
This is really nice. "Out of the darkness" Smile


David.
15 Feb 2010 11:03AM
I think this is superb
picturistic 6 7 7 Wales
15 Feb 2010 11:15AM
excellent capture Chris, ghost of the night!

Adrian
Lillian Plus
6 21 16 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2010 11:28AM
Really different for you!
a magnificent shot with perfect timing!!!
Lillian
EAS Plus
6 1 13 Scotland
15 Feb 2010 11:29AM
Amazing and very lovely!

Ann
jools59 Plus
6 4 1 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2010 11:33AM
And very well captured indeed....superb...Jools
andy210966 Plus
8 4 119 Wales
15 Feb 2010 11:36AM
Very good Chris!

Andy
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
15 Feb 2010 11:48AM
Almsot creepy creation

Peter
Joline Plus
9 27 52 United States
15 Feb 2010 11:50AM
Totally amazing shot. Fantastic photography.
Glyn1 Plus
6 4 1 England
15 Feb 2010 12:49PM
Stunning capture, great work.

Glyn
heids Plus
6 1 1 Scotland
15 Feb 2010 12:53PM
Amazing shot.
15 Feb 2010 12:59PM
Magical capture, Chris. I believe Guinevere in the Arthurian legends was named after a white owl, I can see why now Wink Superb.
Dave.
15 Feb 2010 1:05PM
perfect placement of head in the bit of night light, great timing
Dennis
15 Feb 2010 1:07PM
Amazing shot, how did you manage it?

Martyn
15 Feb 2010 1:15PM
First class! This is stunning, Chris, an excellent capture and superb presentation.
Carol
baclark Plus
6 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2010 1:28PM
Swooping out of the blackness, superb image Chris, wonderful detail.
Barbara
colmar Plus
8 42 35 Scotland
15 Feb 2010 1:42PM
Afternoon Chris ... a wonderful image so haunting in its capture Colin
Mynett Plus
7 142 6 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2010 1:54PM
how very clever, lovely work Chris, how did you do this?

Linda
zanzibarwinds 12 205 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2010 2:11PM
Fantastic photo this one Chris, love the B&W and the comp/subject.
15 Feb 2010 2:33PM
Fabulous shot..........Sandy
robway 11 317 Wales
15 Feb 2010 3:24PM
Works brilliantly in mono, very nicely produced.

John
Excellent image, a winner for wildlife photo of the year!
Peter.
GalleryGirl 8 4 2 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2010 3:46PM
Fabulous image. I love it!

Marilyn x
15 Feb 2010 3:57PM
Great effect, Chris, top shot,

Adrian
15 Feb 2010 4:14PM
Stunning. Well worth waiting for. The texture in the wings is superb.
15 Feb 2010 4:20PM
superb stunning awesome click click click how many attempts?
PinkK 6 80 1 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2010 4:21PM
Excellent capture!!
15 Feb 2010 4:49PM
Excellent stuff, Chris, very well done. I wouldn't even attempt this!
TrevB Smile

Quote:Superb stunning awesome click click click how many attempts?


Thanks very much for your comment and award, most appreciated !

Chris
Bob_V Plus
8 1 2 United States
15 Feb 2010 5:01PM
Excellent capture Chris.
Bob
James_C Plus
6 36 56 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2010 6:10PM
It may have taken some capturing Chris, but the results are superb.

James
Alan_Coles 10 177 11 Wales
15 Feb 2010 6:40PM
Excellent capture Chris.

Would love to have some background on how you managed this shot....is it a wild bird if so doubly interested !!
PattiW Plus
10 24 2 United States
15 Feb 2010 6:47PM
Fantastic! Never seen anything like this! Patti
tomcat Plus
10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2010 6:53PM
what a stunning shot.
Top work indeed


Adrian
15 Feb 2010 6:58PM
Brilliant capture.
Christine
VidB Plus
7 11 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2010 7:04PM
Fantastic image, great detail, now come on tell us how you did it.
very well done
Dave
Suehh Plus
9 39 6 England
15 Feb 2010 7:10PM
Well Chris - goodness knows how you captured this image - but it is so, so stunning! Sue

Quote:Fantastic image, great detail, now come on tell us how you did it.
very well done
Dave



Flat on my back, on the muddy wet ground, watching for it to appear from an old building. And lucky it came my way ! Then drove 50 miles home for a nice bath & clean clothes ! Mad eh !

Chris
Steve_S Plus
10 180 3 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2010 7:52PM
Stunning capture Chris!
Steve
A truely beautiful shot Chris, excellant.

Jim.

Whilst on my walkies with my boys this morning we saw a fantastic Snowy Owl, he was hunting the fields for breakfast, I watched him for about half an hour, of course no camera!! but never the less a real privalage.

Jim.
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2010 8:01PM
this is not just a bit tasty chris it's stunning Wink
andy
Well worth the muddy wet clothes Chris, excellent image.

Ruth
imagio Plus
9 12 1 England
15 Feb 2010 8:06PM
An amazing capture Chris

Bernie
15 Feb 2010 8:12PM
Stunning!
15 Feb 2010 8:21PM
Amazing shot Chris,you must have had hell of a job getting this one.
michaelo Plus
9 11 1 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2010 8:29PM
absoloutely fantastic capture!
15 Feb 2010 9:50PM
Superb image, well captured
15 Feb 2010 11:54PM
Superb image, perfection
Louise
16 Feb 2010 8:03AM
Top Notch Chris!!!

Alan.
16 Feb 2010 8:04AM
Stunning shot, love it

Nicky
16 Feb 2010 12:23PM
Gorgeous shot Chris. We were in the car a while ago and one of these was side by side with us for about 10 seconds. Absolutely fantastic.
Antony
omg ... love this image chris ... angie
16 Feb 2010 9:36PM
Wow..amazing!Incredible capture!
-frontier
Ridgeway Plus
9 222 2 Ireland
17 Feb 2010 12:36AM
So So very cool Chris,,

How fantastic is this,,

Aidan,,
viscostatic 9 33 5 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2010 8:51AM
Very dramatic.

Phil.
17 Feb 2010 1:27PM
Great use of light.
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Real good shot as you say must of taken some getting.
18 Feb 2010 10:51AM
stunning
19 Feb 2010 5:52PM
Love the light control.
Rev2 Plus
6 279 2 England
19 Feb 2010 6:00PM
A real stunner this one, love it.

Quote:Fantastic photo this one Chris, love the B&W and the comp/subject.


Thanks very much John for your Award - very much appreciated !

Chris
25 Feb 2010 6:47PM
this is really good...wonderful shot
27 Feb 2010 11:31AM
Just brilliant !!!!
27 Feb 2010 11:47AM
Great shot
28 Feb 2010 2:12AM
Adorable. So cleverly shot!
H.
3 Mar 2010 8:39PM
what a fantastic images.

Breathtakng.
14 Mar 2010 5:39PM
Beautiful shot!

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