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Barred Owl
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Barred Owl
Barred Owl
Photo taken at the Creole Nature Trail near Lake Charles, Louisiana.
Canon 5D, Shutter 100, F 5.6, ISO 200

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Sabrina Ryan
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    Excellent find and capture, Lana! Nicely composed with great colors, sharp detail, and beautiful light.

7/2/2009 6:25:52 PM

 
Anita J. Luellen
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This is a lovely owl portrait. Very nicely composed...really enjoy seeing the owl's environment.

7/2/2009 6:42:23 PM

 
Sandra K. StJohn
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Great capture - nice composition.

7/2/2009 7:20:57 PM

 
Cary Rogers
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GREAT image composition, BG lighting and DOF, and subject detail, Lana! kudos!

7/2/2009 7:26:19 PM

 
Summer A. Kozisek
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Wonderful find and beautiful image Lana!!

7/2/2009 7:45:12 PM

 
Lionel Remillard
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Fantastic photo, great environment!

7/2/2009 8:24:39 PM

 
Liz Bullock
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Wonderful & beautiful image!

7/2/2009 10:11:05 PM

 
Michelle Alton
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I see this as a HUGE winner, Laura. What would I give to have shot this? Brilliant, and Gorgeous!

7/4/2009 4:27:54 AM

 
Anne M. Young
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Fantastic! I agree - looks a winner

7/4/2009 5:19:04 AM

 
Melissa A. Olsen
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WOW...I hope to see this capture again....simply fantastic!

7/4/2009 7:03:28 AM

 
Rajeev 270293 Kashyap
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Excellent details and colors Lana!

7/4/2009 12:06:45 PM

 
Carrie M. Groseclose
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OUTSTANDING capture with beautiful lighting, colors, and detail! LOVE it!!

7/5/2009 11:17:44 PM

 
Thomas E. Hinds
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Wonderful image of this Barred Owl!

7/6/2009 2:07:25 PM

 
Elaine Eastman
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Wow! I can't imagine ever seeing this wonderful sight, much less getting this beautiful photo! Congrats and thanks for posting!

7/6/2009 9:56:41 PM

 
Joann carrillo
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what a great capture! perfect

7/7/2009 2:13:55 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Absolutely fabulous, Lana!
Looks like a winner to me, too.
Love the light!
~Lisa

7/10/2009 8:36:39 PM

 
Kathleen M. Rinker
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Fabulous capture Lana!!!

7/17/2009 1:46:13 PM

 
Steve M. Harrington
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A wonderful image, Lana. It has a great feel to it with its soft tones.
Steve

7/28/2009 6:32:23 PM

 
Karen Celella
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Lana! This is a special image.

8/17/2009 5:12:03 PM

 
Sabrina Ryan
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CONGRATULATIONS on this Awesome Finalist photo, Lana!

8/17/2009 7:40:47 PM

 
Valentin M. Armianu
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Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist!!

8/17/2009 7:52:41 PM

 
Val Feldman
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An absolutely beautiful capture, Lana - magical!! Congrats on this well-deserved Finalist!!! Val

8/17/2009 8:06:49 PM

 
Kelly S. Cavanaugh
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Wonderful capture, Lana! Congratulations!

8/17/2009 8:14:34 PM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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A gorgeous capture Lana! Congratulations!

8/18/2009 5:00:03 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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Oh my, this is so beautiful! I love how the greenery frames the owl and all the different depths. Really gorgeous! Congratulations!

8/18/2009 10:19:05 AM

 
Bill Houghton
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Lana, this is just an awesome and magical photo. Congratulations and good luck. Bill

8/18/2009 4:13:59 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Stunning image. Congrats on your finalist.

8/18/2009 5:57:31 PM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats Lana on your wonderful Finalist! Jeff

8/19/2009 10:41:25 AM

 
Linda A. Braddock
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Lana, Congratulations on this beautiful finalist! Well Done.

8/19/2009 11:48:14 AM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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CONGRATULATIONS on your well deserved Winner, Lana!

8/19/2009 4:05:27 PM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your well deserving WINNER~!~

8/19/2009 4:47:21 PM

 
Liz Bullock
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Well deserved, congrats!

8/19/2009 8:25:24 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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CONGRATULATIONS on your well deserved win, Lana! What a sweet face he has!

8/20/2009 12:46:05 AM

 
Val Feldman
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Congratulations, Lana! This is truly one of the most beautiful owl captures on BP! Well deserved win and huge congratulations to you!!! Val

8/20/2009 7:13:13 PM

 
Thomas E. Hinds
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A beautiful Winner!

8/20/2009 7:27:14 PM

 
Kathleen M. Rinker
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Congratulations on this beautiful winner Lana!!

8/21/2009 2:58:52 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your win! Awesome Lana!

8/21/2009 8:33:26 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful capture and glad to see this getting GOLDEN, Lana.

UB.

8/23/2009 5:52:41 AM

 
Karen Walzer
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Wow! Just beautiful!

8/27/2009 7:28:40 PM

 
JudyAnn Rector
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9/2/2009 2:52:29 PM

 
Dianna Murphy
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Sorry I missed this! Wow it's outstanding. Congrats.

9/20/2009 1:13:50 PM

 
Bill Houghton
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Lana, this is an outstanding photo. I like everything about it. Great job. Should have won first place. Have a great weekend, Bill

If you have time, visit my website:
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10/1/2009 1:34:05 PM

 
Dick Jenkins
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Very nice photo Lana, congratulations on you award. I'll bet you were excited as you framed this guy in your camera. Were you on a tripod at 1/100? The f/5.6 is just perfect for limiting the depth of field and getting that soothing background.

Again Congratulations

10/19/2009 5:58:43 PM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Lana on your Win!!!

Dominick

11/15/2009 5:48:47 AM

 
Linda A. Braddock
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Lana, Beautiful Capture! Congratulations on your win!

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