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Burrowing Owl

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Burrowing Owl
Burrowing Owl
This was taken last week on Cape Coral. The eyes are on one of the "third lines". I believe that this works with the owl centerd from left to righ because of the "in you face" nature of the expresion and pose.
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Crystal M. Gove     I'm suprised I'm the first to comment on this!!!! This is a spectacular shot of an owl :o)!!! I don't think I've ever seen an owl on the ground. They're always in a tree or something off the ground. The eyes REALLY stand out here and the background coloring is perfect. Great capture!!


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3/1/2006 12:39:54 PM

 
Marianne Andersson  

WOW! I am very impressed.Beautiful colors and sharpness. Could be a winner.


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3/1/2006 1:46:21 PM

 
Gary Lange
BetterPhoto Member Since: 10/20/2005
 

Outstanding image of this owl!


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3/1/2006 3:39:39 PM

 
Sandy E. Homer
BetterPhoto Member Since: 9/30/2004
 

Tom, WOW!!! Your photography is just amazing. This picture takes my breath away. I wish I had better words to describe how wonderful this picture is. You are amazing. You are the kind of photographer, when I look at your work I say to myself "I wish I could take pictures like that." Inspiring! Thank you.


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3/1/2006 9:11:41 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Tom, excellent detail, tones and lighting.


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3/2/2006 12:38:59 AM

 
Lorri  Shank
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Tom--CONGRATS on this great photo. I love the overall color and the perfect pose of this great bird! Good luck.
Lorri


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4/25/2006 4:14:42 PM

 
Dan Walters  

Great shot! Congratulations!


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4/28/2006 4:07:25 PM

 
Thomas Lindgren  

Congratulations. Well deserved.

Thomas


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4/29/2006 1:39:17 AM

 
Crystal M. Gove  

CONGRATULATIONS, Tom :o)!!! This is an AMAZING photo!


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5/1/2006 9:51:55 AM

 
Donna Williams
BetterPhoto Member Since: 3/17/2002
 

Love the photo and love the creature. I use to spend winters in FL at Pompano Park Race Track working with Standardbred race horses. There was a burrow of owls on the infield of the race track and I use to get to see them almost daily. Never did get a good shot of them.


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5/3/2006 12:46:32 PM

 
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