Joined Apr 2009
Female Snowy Owl - Beach - New England
Here come the Snowy's!
Our first sighting was a gorgeous and huge female on top of the dunes after hiking 3 miles in search of my first Snowy Owl in New England. She decided to head down to the beach instead. We approached her slowly making ground as she looked away and by staying low. Sun was setting nicely behind us. Step by step we were at a very close range. She knew we weren't a threat. Temps were in the -5 range and windy.
If you follow my photography, you know how picky I am with my images and distracting elements but no matter what's in front or behind these owls, they simply own the photograph.
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Canon 1D MKIV, Canon 800mm L @ f/8, 1/1320 sec, ISO 640 in Manual mode.
"If you follow my photography, you know how picky I am with my images and distracting elements but no matter what's in front or behind these owls, they simply own the photograph."
Joined Mar 2010
beautiful light and composition... Good detail and excellent image !
Alan "horse51" Barbor
Very nice shot! Love the lighting you managed to capture there
- Eric S.: My Birds/Wildlife (7D MkII, 7D, 40D, Canon 10-22 f/3.5-4.5, Canon 24-105L f/4 IS, Canon 70-200L f/2.8 IS MkII, Canon 100-400L f/4.5-5.6 IS, Canon 100mm f/2.8 Macro, Tamron 18-270 DiII PZD, 580EX II)
Cream of the Crop
Joined Sep 2005
Great shot is nice light....gotta love the irruption years!
Beautiful capture and well done...
Super shot Max! Great light.
Craig * Canon 60D 10D*Tamron SP 150-600 f/5-6.3 Di VC USD*EF 400 5.6L USM*EF 17-40 4.0L USM*EF 70-210 4.0*EF 28 2.8*EF 50 1.8 MK1*Flickr
Jan 15, 2014 14:31 as a reply to Grizz's post |
Love the composition and the light in this one Maxis...the subject isn't too shabby either.
Joined Apr 2009
Great shot, couldn't ask for better light. Amusing pose too.
Beautiful Maxim. Great shot.
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