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Rita Richter 7/12/2004 10:32:08 AM

This is tremendous close up.The details in the feathers and so sharp! Well done Karen. #147149

Donna J. Taff 7/12/2004 11:06:39 AM

WOW, Karen, WOW!!!!!!!!!! #644109

Kristen McKain 7/12/2004 2:00:46 PM

wow! amazing! #644263

Robin L. Wehrman 7/12/2004 2:23:46 PM

WOW!! Awesome Karen! what a close-up super detail outstanding!!!!! #644290

Pu Chen 7/12/2004 3:01:44 PM

Never see an owl so closed! Does it actually have red eyes?! Love that look! Wonderful shot, Karen! #644323

Karen Talasco 7/12/2004 3:35:44 PM

Thank you, Rita, Donna, Kristen, Robin and Pu, for your comments. Yes, Pu, her eyes are really that color. I was only about three feet away from her when this shot was taken. She was part of a bird exhibit at a Native American Festival. She just sat there on her perch, for everyone to see, free of any bars or cage. #644371

Marie Fields 7/12/2004 4:21:11 PM

EXCELLENT, Karen!!! Love it! #644465

Carol Brill 7/12/2004 5:07:17 PM

What a marvelous close-up, Karen, you captured the fine detail beautifully here and that eerie phenomenon where the owl's eyes follow you at whatever angle you view him! #644519

Vern E. Wahlberg 7/12/2004 5:37:27 PM


Karen Talasco 7/12/2004 6:52:38 PM

Thank you, Marie, Carol and Vern, for your very kind comments. Carol, I never even realized that about the eyes seeming to follow you. That is eerie! #644683

Diane Addonizio 7/12/2004 7:13:54 PM

Great close up, Karen! #644718

Karen Engelbreth 7/13/2004 5:14:49 AM

Wonderful close up, Karen! #645324

Karen Talasco 7/13/2004 7:57:11 AM

Thank you, Diane and Karen. #645600

Claudia Kuhn 8/14/2004 6:41:50 AM

Congrats Karen! #708096

Karen Talasco 8/14/2004 8:29:49 AM

Thank you, Claudia, I appreciate hearing from you. #708618

Susan T. Evans 8/14/2004 9:25:44 AM

congrats Karen, terrific capture! #708921

Kelly Abernathy 8/14/2004 9:54:20 AM

Congratulations! -K #709139

Donna J. Taff 8/14/2004 12:32:07 PM

Congratulation's, Karen!!!!! #709914

Karen Talasco 8/14/2004 1:50:45 PM

Thank you, Susan, K and Donna. #710186

Karen Engelbreth 8/14/2004 10:55:41 PM

Congratulations Karen! #711117

Karen Beri 8/15/2004 1:10:04 AM

Congratulations on your win Karen! This in an awesome shot!!! #711300

Claudia Kuhn 8/15/2004 5:17:46 AM

Congrats on your win!!! #711598

Kristen McKain 8/15/2004 5:31:25 AM

Congrats! Well deserved! #711677

Karen Talasco 8/15/2004 6:02:18 AM

Thank you, Karen, Karen, Claudia and Kristen. #711790

Susan T. Evans 8/15/2004 8:42:40 AM

congrats Karen on your win! #712187

Deborah C. Lewinson 8/15/2004 10:58:22 AM

Congratulations Karen on your win for the fabulous close up! #712458

Dale Ann Cubbage 8/15/2004 11:53:16 AM

Congrats on this great win Karen!! #712581

Donna J. Taff 8/15/2004 12:01:32 PM

Congratulation's on you win, Karen!!!! #712614

Nancy Grace Chen 8/15/2004 12:44:04 PM

Remarkable clarity and look of determination. Congratulations!!

Nancy #712709

Karen Talasco 8/15/2004 4:04:21 PM

Thank you, Susan, Deborah, Dale Ann, Donna and Nancy, for your comments. :) #713152

Marie Fields 8/15/2004 5:10:35 PM

Congratulations on your win, Karen!!! #713285

Debra Booth 8/16/2004 4:17:16 AM

Congratulations on your win, Karen! Wonderful closeup! #713975

Robin L. Wehrman 8/16/2004 5:18:26 AM

Congratulations to you Karen on this magnificent win well deserved!! #714151

Kelly Abernathy 8/16/2004 5:25:40 AM

Way to go Karen! Congratulations on your win! -K #714174

Karen Talasco 8/16/2004 6:54:53 AM

Thank you, Marie, Debra, Robin and K. #714496

Cathy Gregor 8/16/2004 12:10:07 PM

Wow! Look at those eyes. Wonderful close-up and well deserving! Congratulations, Karen.
-cathy #715327

Pu Chen 8/16/2004 12:58:21 PM

Congratulations, Karen! #715435

Karen Talasco 8/16/2004 1:22:44 PM

Thank you, Cathy and Pu. #715494

Diane Dupuis 8/19/2004 6:24:47 PM

Congrats! #722124

Karen Talasco 8/20/2004 6:35:08 AM

Thank you, Diane. #723422

Keith L. Clayton 8/20/2004 8:55:23 AM

Karen - I just love this shot!! #723720

Karen Talasco 8/20/2004 9:16:09 AM

Thank you, Keith. #723748

William H. Parker 11/7/2004 7:50:01 PM

Absolutely awesome!!! Can't understand why it didn't take First Place. #896432

Karen Talasco 11/8/2004 6:08:00 AM

Thank you, William. #897202

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Eurasian Eagle-Owl. Taken at a Native American PowWow. 1/250 sec. @ F3.2 ISO 100, tripod, fill flash, 4:51pm.

Uploaded on 7/12/2004 8:36:30 AM

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Finalist
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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