Keeping watch.

© Tarun Bose

Keeping watch.

Susan D. Royce level-classic 10/24/2011 7:00:28 AM

Wonderful shot, Tarun! Sharp and beautifully composed. #1417836

Liz Bullock level-classic 10/24/2011 8:41:14 AM

Great composition,detail, light and capture! #9758809

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 10/24/2011 9:17:05 AM

Outstanding wildlife capture Tarun! #9758855

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 10/27/2011 4:18:36 AM

Oh ho...look at those peepers....wonderful capture Tarun....I wish her well with her family.... #9765863

Tarun Bose level-classic 10/27/2011 10:29:43 AM

Thanks friends for appreciation and lovely comments.
#9766535

Kara Hendricks level-classic 10/27/2011 12:39:00 PM

Compelling image... #9766821

Tarun Bose level-classic 10/28/2011 10:15:09 AM

Thanks Kara. #9768502

Michelle L. Frick level-classic 10/28/2011 7:09:15 PM

I love owls Tarun - this is a beautiful capture! Love your composition and the intense gaze she's giving you! #9769427

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 10/29/2011 12:57:40 PM

Awesome Tarun, love your comp and that "bird!:

jo annc. #9770831

Cheryl Schneider level-classic 10/30/2011 5:14:02 AM

Love this, Tarun. Wonderfully composed. #9771915

Anita Hogue level-classic 10/31/2011 12:33:24 PM

Just AWESOME, Tarun! #9774634

Karen Engelbreth 11/3/2011 3:18:41 AM

A big congrats on your wonderful POTD, Tarun... #9780362

Michelle Alton level-classic 11/3/2011 3:18:59 AM

This is a FABULOUS selection for POTD! Congratulations Tarun! #9780364

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 11/3/2011 3:28:29 AM

Great eye contact and love the composition, Tarun. CONGRATZ on the POTD!

UB. #9780399

Cheryl Winn 11/3/2011 3:35:53 AM

Fantastic! Such intense eye contact. Love it #9780422

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 11/3/2011 3:36:11 AM

Terrific capture Tarun; congratulations on the POTD! #9780423

Katarina Mansson level-classic 11/3/2011 3:36:26 AM

Congratulations on another superb POTD Tarun! #9780424

Mary K. Robison level-classic 11/3/2011 3:37:23 AM

Congratulations on your well earned POTD! #9780426

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 11/3/2011 3:44:25 AM

Congrats on an awesome POTD. #9780461

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 11/3/2011 3:47:47 AM

Congratulations on your excellent POTD, Tarun! The owl looks fantastic within your perfect comp! #9780472

Joy Rector level-classic 11/3/2011 4:03:19 AM

congrats on the POTD #9780518

Janice M. Borodezt level-classic 11/3/2011 4:05:55 AM

OMG what an awesome capture.

I would love to have the opportunity to take a photo like this.
Congratulations.

Janice #9780524

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 11/3/2011 4:06:23 AM

Congratulations on this awesome POTD Tarun, I knew this should be recognized!

jo ann c. #9780527

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 11/3/2011 4:11:08 AM

Awesome, Congratulations! #9780532

Carmody Baker level-classic 11/3/2011 4:12:23 AM

Great capture. Congratulations! #9780537

Andre Larose level-classic 11/3/2011 4:13:20 AM

What a great capture! Does he live there or just a great opportunity?
Congratulation for this super POTD!

André #9780542

sharon K. King level-classic 11/3/2011 4:14:14 AM

Love it! Great POTD Tarun! #9780544

Alan L. Borror level-classic 11/3/2011 4:17:41 AM

Wonderful POTD image, Tarun! #9780555

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 11/3/2011 4:27:36 AM

A delightful capture, with nice design elements, too!
A wonderful POTD, Tarun!
~♥~Lisa #9780581

Courtenay Vanderbilt 11/3/2011 4:41:37 AM

A wonderful find and terrific POTD! Congrats, Tarun! #9780612

Christine R. Lobsinger level-classic 11/3/2011 4:44:51 AM

A beauty amist wonderful design elements..
Congrats Tarun on your EP and POTD!
I hope to see this one again!
Smiling Christine #9780615

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 11/3/2011 4:45:18 AM

This is so sweet! Great capture, colors and lighting! Congrats on the POTD! #9780616

Johnnie Ann Gaskill level-classic 11/3/2011 4:59:47 AM

Compelling image due to the subject and to the elements of design you included in the composition! Love those angles, colors, and geometric shapes. #9780628

WAhid Dilawar Al-Hakim 11/3/2011 5:09:02 AM

Great Capture.. Congratz on your POTD. :) #9780661

Susan D. Royce level-classic 11/3/2011 5:10:45 AM

I'm glad to see this wonderful photo again, Tarun. Congratulations on your POTD award! #9780672

Carolyn McIntosh 11/3/2011 5:24:42 AM

What a stunning photo . . love the clarity . . . congratulations. #9780717

Nancy L. Green level-classic 11/3/2011 5:25:01 AM

AWESOME capture Tarun, CONGRATULATIONS!!! <>< #9780720

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 11/3/2011 5:31:53 AM

A fabulous POTD! Congratulations, Tarun! #9780731

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 11/3/2011 5:35:52 AM

Congratulations on yor POTD, Tarun, for this superb and engaging image!

Debby #9780736

Cathy Barrows 11/3/2011 6:06:52 AM

Congrats on your POTD...oh so cute #9780795

Jeffrey R. Bange level-classic 11/3/2011 6:37:18 AM

Congratulations Tarun on a well deserved POTD. #9780863

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 11/3/2011 6:44:50 AM

Aeesome find and capture, Tarun! Congratulations on your wonderful POTD! #9780880

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 11/3/2011 7:11:59 AM

WTG on this awesome POTD, Tarun!!! :-) k #9780936

Bill Foxworthy level-classic 11/3/2011 7:18:49 AM

Tarun, this is so cute and a fabulous find and photograph! CONGRATULATIONS on this fine POTD! #9780949

Mitch Spence level-classic 11/3/2011 7:24:20 AM

Unexpected and striking framing for this beautiful bird, Tarun. Congratulations on the POTD. #9780955

Bojan Bencic level-classic 11/3/2011 7:43:08 AM

Fantastic photo, Tarun. Congratulations on your POTD! #9780989

Songbird Cline level-classic 11/3/2011 8:27:54 AM

what a wonderful image.. excellent clarity! #9781097

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic 11/3/2011 9:05:50 AM

congrats on you potd. It is so fantastic! #9781179

Jessica Jenney level-classic 11/3/2011 9:15:29 AM

Congratulations, Tarun on your fabulous POTD! #9781205

Karen Celella level-classic 11/3/2011 9:37:12 AM

Congratulations on your fabulous POTD, Tarun! #9781282

Raymond Pauly level-classic 11/3/2011 9:39:54 AM

Wow! What an outstanding find and capture, Tarun! I remember seeing one of these owls somewhere in India when I visited in 2008. I got a shot of it, but nothing like this one of yours. Congratulations on your POTD! #9781287

Ann Coates level-classic 11/3/2011 10:02:51 AM

Absolutely gorgeous POTD, congratulations. #9781301

Kathy Wesserling level-classic 11/3/2011 11:07:07 AM

What a knockout image! Congratulations on creating it, and for the POTD. #9781424

Daniella Puente level-classic 11/3/2011 11:16:30 AM

Congrats Tarun on this fabulous capture! #9781434

Cindy Bendush level-classic 11/3/2011 1:08:09 PM

Fabulous shot Tarun! Big congrats on your excellent POTD! #9781557

Virginia Leone level-classic 11/3/2011 1:42:08 PM

Great capture Tarun...love everything about it! Congrats to you!! #9781643

Anita Hogue level-classic 11/3/2011 2:26:07 PM

Congratulations on your awesome POTD!!! I love it!! #9781723

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 11/3/2011 2:41:37 PM

Congrats Tarun on your Well Deserved POTD!! Jeff #9781745

Mike F. Anderson level-classic 11/3/2011 4:14:33 PM

Great find and Congratulations on your POTD, Tarun! #9781885

Dr Silly level-classic 11/3/2011 4:18:48 PM

Super POTD, congratulations, Tarun. :O) #9781893

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 11/3/2011 5:03:01 PM

Oh Tarun....a very big Congratulations on POTD! How wonderful.....I hope we see this with more gold! I think it is deserving....those eyes say it all! How it the family doing? Warmest regards, #9781960

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic 11/3/2011 5:21:45 PM

Fabulous angle and framing with incredible detail of this bird. Congrats on POTD! #9781989

Nadia Paul level-classic 11/3/2011 5:41:15 PM

A wonderful capture Tarun - congrats on POTD! #9782033

Kathy Cline level-classic 11/3/2011 6:02:54 PM

Well Tarun you know that I LOVE OWLS.
Congratulations on this sweet and creative image!
Have a blessed day. #9782104

Evy Johansen level-classic 11/3/2011 10:02:53 PM

What a wonderful capture, Tarun! Big congratulations on your POTD!! #9782462

Muriel Jackson level-classic 11/4/2011 4:16:35 AM

Really enjoyed this POTD Tarun. Such fun! #9782927

Ellen Hodges level-classic 11/4/2011 4:19:55 AM

Huge congrats on a fantastic POTD, Tarun!! #9782939

Deepinder S. RANGER level-classic 11/5/2011 7:37:15 AM

Fantastic capture! #9785329

Lori Carlson level-classic 11/5/2011 10:57:44 AM

This is soooo wonderful Tarun! Beautiful tones, composition and subject!!
Congrats to you! =) #9785595

Mike Umbreit level-classic 11/5/2011 3:40:58 PM

Tarun - Congratulations on your POTD!! - Mike #9785966

Guy D. Biechele level-classic 11/5/2011 7:19:32 PM

Fantastic shot. Congrats, Tarun! #9786283

Tarun Bose level-classic 11/6/2011 8:40:53 AM

Thanks a lot to all of you for such appreciation. #9787194

Dino L. Rovera level-classic 11/6/2011 11:02:06 AM

Wow...such a wonderful capture. The tack sharp focus and exposure are perfect....congrats on your Photo Of The Day!! #9787354

Amy M. Wilson level-classic 11/8/2011 4:42:07 PM

Big congratulations on this fantastic POTD, Tarun!! #9792128

Tarun Bose level-classic 11/10/2011 8:53:14 AM

Thanks Dino & Amy for lovely comments. #9795968

Richard D. Love level-classic 11/16/2011 3:41:32 AM

Congratulations, Tarun. Wonderful light, lines, shapes, and textures. Well done!

Rick #9807367

Tarun Bose level-classic 11/16/2011 9:18:31 AM

Thanks Richard. #9808007

Pat Abbott level-classic 11/16/2011 2:26:40 PM

Beautiful capture! Congrats on your finalist! #9808548

Susan D. Royce level-classic 11/16/2011 2:38:26 PM

Glad to see this fine bird again. Good luck in the next round! #9808659

Emile Abbott level-classic 11/16/2011 2:49:28 PM

Fantastic find and capture Tarun. Congratulations on both POTD and Finalist. #9808761

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 11/16/2011 3:20:29 PM

A huge CONGRATULATIONS on the FINALIST TARUN....next is GOLD....this one is a winner! (Have you told the bird yet?) #9808995

Ann Coates level-classic 11/16/2011 3:29:34 PM

Congratulations on your amazing finalist. #9809078

Jeffrey R. Bange level-classic 11/16/2011 4:34:36 PM

Congratulations and best of luck in the next round. #9809706

Randy D. Dinkins level-classic 11/16/2011 5:18:52 PM

Great capture!!! Congratulations! #9810081

Agnes Fegan level-classic 11/16/2011 5:26:52 PM

Congratulations on your Finalist! #9810133

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 11/16/2011 6:36:29 PM

Congratulations on your Finalist, Tarun! #9810471

Christine R. Lobsinger level-classic 11/16/2011 7:04:10 PM

COnGrats to you Tarun...
A beauty of a FINALIST.. hoping to see this one again!
Smiling With You,
Christine #9810637

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com level-classic 11/16/2011 7:04:11 PM

Wonderful use of a framing device. #9810639

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 11/16/2011 8:08:15 PM

Such a great image, Tarun...congratulations once again!! #9811009

Sherran Andersen level-classic 11/16/2011 10:24:22 PM

Congrats. #9811380

Nadia Paul level-classic 11/17/2011 2:00:54 AM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist Tarun! #9811836

Marijana Fajgl level-classic 11/17/2011 5:02:31 AM

Big congratulations on your amazing finalist, Tarun! #9812321

Guy D. Biechele level-classic 11/17/2011 5:07:18 AM

No surprise that this is a Finalist. Great work, Tarun. #9812340

Diane E. Deming level-classic 11/17/2011 5:31:20 AM

Burrowing owls are so cute and you captured this one perfectly. Congrats on your finalist award. #9812470

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 11/17/2011 6:13:26 AM

Congratulations on your POTD and Finalist image,Tarunda!! #9812600

Mike F. Anderson level-classic 11/17/2011 6:33:41 AM

Congratulations on yor Finalist, Tarun! #9812668

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 11/17/2011 7:39:38 AM

Congratulations on your awesome finalist
Tarim!

jo ann c. #9812926

Allen O. Howard 11/17/2011 1:31:11 PM

POTD, finalist are deserved. A fantastic capture Tarun!!! #9814086

Merna L. Nobile level-classic 11/18/2011 9:28:21 PM

Congratulations!
You’re the kind of person who makes the world a better, brighter place…You worked hard for this, you made it happen, and you have a right to be proud. So enjoy these satisfying moments; you deserve every one! Merna
#9818056

Karen Slagle level-classic 11/19/2011 5:55:08 AM

What an awesome image, Tarun. The composition and tones are perfect. Huge congrats on your finalist... #9818533

Tarun Bose 11/19/2011 11:15:42 AM

Thanks a lot to all of you for appreciating and encouraging my work. #9819021

Husain Akhtar level-classic 11/27/2011 3:08:03 AM

Terrific finalist! Big congratulations!
Barey miyan ye ullo tu khob jama! #9832643

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Description

f.6.3, 1/400 secs, ISO 250, Lens 55-250 mm. This image was captured in Santiniketan at my friends house. This family of owl's has taken refuge under the water tank since last two weeks. They have two babies. Probably she is the mother keeping an eye on invaders. Category Animals.

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 250, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 250.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS REBEL T2i

Uploaded on 10/24/2011 6:46:42 AM

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