Eyes on Prey

© Gunther Allen

Eyes on Prey

Marie Fields level-classic 7/10/2004 3:08:10 PM

Terrific capture, Gunther! #146595

Michelle D. Milliman 7/10/2004 4:50:44 PM

Love the effects. Great work!! #641385

Gunther Allen level-classic 7/10/2004 5:50:26 PM

Thank you Michelle and Marie. I had a beautiful subject to work with! -G #641456

Deborah Sandidge level-classic 7/10/2004 6:26:56 PM

Beautiful capture, such expressive eyes he has! #641494

Gunther Allen level-classic 7/10/2004 6:32:31 PM

Thank you Deborah. This bird has such expressive qualities. Unlike other birds of prey, you can actually pet and scratch this guys head. He almost goes into a trance as he lifts his head feathers and starts to look like Croucho Marks. It really is quite comical! -G #641502

Carolina K. Smith level-classic 7/10/2004 6:57:24 PM

Very nice :) He looks very 'personable', not something you see in most avian portraits :)
Nice portrait! #641526

Karen Engelbreth level-classic 7/11/2004 5:20:32 AM

Wonderful image, Gunther! #641942

Paula Showen level-classic 7/19/2004 5:10:02 PM

Hi Gunther! This is a GREAT shot! I love it..perspective, color, clarity...everything! #659142

Dolores Neilson level-classic 8/14/2004 4:38:09 AM

Many congrats on making finalist with your wonderful bird shot! Woo hooo! #707469

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 8/14/2004 6:45:47 AM

Congrats Gunther! #708113

Deborah Sandidge level-classic 8/14/2004 8:50:01 AM

Congratulations, Gunther! #708770

Gunther Allen level-classic 8/14/2004 8:55:52 AM

Thank you Claudia and Dolores - Dolores it is so interesting that this particular photo was picked, since it was picked apart on photoblink. I feel betterphoto has a better view of photography on an artistic basis as opposed to just technical sharpness, etc. A tripod might of gotten me a sharper image here, but it is very nice that betterphoto noticed the artistic merit. #708793

Murry Grigsby 8/14/2004 11:29:08 AM

Congrats Gunther!! #709608

Robin L. Wehrman 8/16/2004 6:13:59 AM

Congratulations Gunther on this magnificent image, Well deserved!! #714379

Gunther Allen level-classic 8/16/2004 11:31:30 AM

Thank you for your comments Robin and Murry. Always good to hear from you! -G #715250

Diane Dupuis-Kallos 8/26/2004 3:51:47 PM

Congrats - beautiful! #736901

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Description

aperture - f 5.6, shutter - 1/125, lens 50mm, location- at the San Diego Wildlife Park - I have a year's membership there! I did a little background PS work- just added some grain and lighting effects. The rest is right our of the camera. No tripod used.

Uploaded on 7/10/2004 1:06:19 PM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D100 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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