Is it safe to come out yet?

© Greg Briley

Is it safe to come out yet?

Bobbie Davis 4/5/2005 7:37:26 PM

This is absolutely beautiful Greg!!! WOW! Your focus is perfect and that little bit of red with her barn adds to it so well!!! #233073

Stephanie Lyons 4/5/2005 7:40:09 PM

This picture is awesome Greg! Gorgeous rich colors, clarity, and composition! Winner is written all over this one! #1232018

Greg Briley 4/5/2005 7:49:02 PM

Thank you Bobbie and Stephanie!!! #1232037

Piotr M. Organa 4/5/2005 10:14:13 PM

Fascinating beauty on this creature! What a contrast to straight lines of human stuff.
Good photo, Greg. #1232140

Lena Lee 4/6/2005 4:23:12 PM

Just lovely! #1234170

Michelle Lea Guinn 4/6/2005 4:43:10 PM

Awesome, wonderful, beautiful, need I say more!!!??? mlg #1234193

Greg Briley 4/6/2005 5:14:31 PM

Thank you Piotr, Lena and michelle for taking the time to offer your encouraging words. It really means a lot to me to know that you enjoy this picture. Thanks again! #1234246

Donna J. Eaton 4/8/2005 1:28:41 PM

Oh, I love this one Greg! Perfect composition and the touch of red is perfect. Isn't Emma cute? #1239404

Greg Briley 4/8/2005 4:54:34 PM

Thank you sooo much Donna. Yeah, that Emma is very cute. From seeing all your great photos, I really look up to you as a photo mentor. I appreciate your feedback!! Thanks again. #1239752

Doug Gould 4/12/2005 3:35:54 PM

This one's a winner, Greg! Everything works with this image. Very proud of you!!! #1249129

Greg Briley 4/12/2005 5:44:27 PM

Muchas gracias amigo!! #1249388

DiAnna F. Paulk 4/13/2005 6:14:50 AM

Greg, I'm so glad you stopped by to comment on my orange tulip photo because it led me here to your gallery of wonderful raptor photos! That's something I long to do -- don't have the proper lens for it yet, I'm afraid, unless I can happen upon a raptor center like this. These are all wonderful, but this is definitely my favorite. Such a high-interest capture! You just want to stay in the photo trying to see what has captivated her interest! I agree with Douglas -- this has got to be a winner! #1250796

Greg Briley 4/13/2005 6:05:28 PM

Thank you, DiAnna. Knowing that you enjoyed this photo really made my day!! #1252607

Brian Gritt 4/21/2005 11:46:33 AM

Of all your shots, this is the one I come back to the most! Can't believe I missed Photo Wild. Have you seen any of Seppo's shots? #1276787

Greg Briley 4/24/2005 11:33:34 AM

Thanks, Brian. I wish you could of made it there too. I was looking for you. It seemed as though Seppo and his wife were having a good time but I haven't seen any of his photos yet. I am looking forward to the Gallery for the Raptors. I just got my photos submitted on Friday. This one will be displayed forthe gallery and the auction. Looking forward to seeing more on your gallery... #1287245

Diane Dupuis 5/24/2005 5:47:43 PM

Congrats on your first place win! Gorgeous! #1391811

Kerby Pfrangle 5/24/2005 6:02:05 PM

Greg congratulations on your first place win. Very nice.

Kerby #1391944

Jane Summa 5/24/2005 6:02:39 PM

Awesome shot...excellent detail and clarity...1st place Winner..well deserved, Greg! Congratulations! #1391954

Cathy Barrows 5/24/2005 6:05:40 PM

Congrats on your super win!...the red puts it over the edge #1391989

Jill Flynn 5/24/2005 6:09:17 PM

Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE WIN Greg! #1392041

Rhonda Smith 5/24/2005 6:10:38 PM

Wonderful shot Greg.. the vivid red is a wonderful frame too ...Congratulations! on a well deserved win! #1392067

S J 5/24/2005 6:51:03 PM

Congratulations on this well deserving First Place Win, Greg!! #1392479

Dolores Neilson 5/24/2005 6:55:01 PM

A huge congrats Greg!! WEll deserved indeed!! #1392507

Greg Briley 5/24/2005 6:55:13 PM

Thank you Diane, Kerby, Jane, Cathy, Jill and Rhonda to each of you for taking the time to stop by and offer your comments. I look forward to enjoying each of your galleries. Thank you again!! #1392509

Francis Cailles 5/24/2005 6:59:26 PM

way cool...brilliant. #1392538

Sherri Conley 5/24/2005 7:31:01 PM

Awesome capture! Congratulations! #1392745

Terry Cervi 5/24/2005 7:53:07 PM

A super capture, Greg! Congrats on your well deserved win! #1392832

Greg Briley 5/24/2005 8:14:37 PM

Thank you Sanjay, Delores, Francis, Sherri and Terry. It really means a lot to me that you guys enjoyed this one. #1392901

Chuck Inglefield 5/24/2005 8:14:55 PM

Very unique shot. Great capture! #1392903

Melissa L. Zavadil 5/24/2005 10:14:44 PM

OH WOW! This is such a wonderful shot! I love the way this owl is looking to the right! The red of the door is stunning! This is wonderful! #1393200

Doug Gould 5/25/2005 12:34:20 AM

You're the man, Greg! I just knew this one was special. Mucho congrats on a deserved win. I just got back from the States, checked my emails and wondered why so many. Proud to see you took first. Get out and show us more! #1393399

Muneer T. Al-Awami 5/25/2005 1:00:45 AM

Congratulations, great image! #1393455

Joline Frazier 5/25/2005 2:04:38 AM

This is a wonderful shot. Congratulations on your win, the colors and composition are stunning. #1393512

Claudia Kuhn 5/25/2005 4:23:22 AM

Beautiful capture, congrats on your win! #1393929

Kay Beausoleil 5/25/2005 6:13:52 AM

Congratulations, Greg, on your first place win -- a captivating picture vof a great subject! #1394455

Stacey A. Bates 5/25/2005 6:36:10 AM

Beautiful Capture Greg!! Congrats on your win!!! #1394571

Michael McCook 5/25/2005 6:36:13 AM

Congratulations on this very well deserved win, Greg!! #1394574

Wendy Stevenson 5/25/2005 4:58:02 PM

Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE win Greg!!! #1396882

Donna J. Eaton 5/25/2005 5:12:19 PM

Woo Hoo! Way to go Greg! I told you this was a winner! I have loved it from the beginning! Congratulations on your win. I couldn't be happier for you! :-) #1396949

Jennifer Rennison 5/25/2005 5:17:35 PM

Outstanding, Greg! Congratulations on your win!! #1396969

Sandy Driscoll 5/25/2005 5:37:52 PM

Congratulations, Greg! This is a spectacular shot! #1397060

Laura Clay-Ballard 5/26/2005 4:29:00 AM

stunning photograph. congratulations on your win. #1397983

Jeff Dadey 6/1/2005 11:58:12 PM

Congrats on your win Greg! Awsome photo!

Jeff #1421096

Melissa L. Zavadil 6/20/2005 8:37:24 PM

Thank you for the nice comment Greg! Its been such a great month I know it will be a long long long time before I ever,if I ever do it again so that was nice. This photo was always one of my favorites! It reminds me of one I took of my son peeking around a red barn door even though this one is one thousand times cuter!! It is a very classy shot Greg! You should be proud of this one!! Take Care! Look forward to seeing more! #1495078

Greg Briley 6/20/2005 8:38:39 PM

Before the May contest gets judged, I just wanted to say thanks again to all who stopped by to offer your encouragement and kind words. I have learned lots from each of your photos and galleries and am inspired by your work. Thanks again and many well wishes for the May '05 contest to all and all contests to come!!! #1495080

Cherif Keramane 6/21/2005 5:49:23 PM

Very Beautiful...inspiring...

congratulations. #1500132

Errick L. Cameron 9/19/2005 4:44:19 AM

Great color, detail and composition. Well done! #1854192

RC Fritz 2/3/2006 7:55:16 PM

Hi Greg!

Your pics are fantastics.

Great composition and Beautiful Capture.


Christopher Budny 2/5/2006 9:02:04 AM

Greg, a very overdue congratulations on this winner! Gorgeous color on that red, to offset the owl. Terrific image! #2381011

Lisa J. Boulden 7/14/2007 8:55:18 PM

An overdue CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing image!!!
An amazing gallery, too! --lisa #4509217

Ronald F. Fischer 11/23/2007 7:14:07 PM

Fabulous capture! #5115332

Teresa A. Burnett 4/9/2016 5:58:15 AM

Huge Congratulations Greg on this beautiful Winner, ATEP ad POTD!! #11458868

Nancy L. Green 4/9/2016 9:30:59 AM

This is AWESOME Greg, I love everything about it, CONGRATULATIONS!!! <>< #11458937

Michelle Alton 4/9/2016 9:43:32 AM

Totally outstanding capture. Congratulations on POTD and the triple Gold! I once held a barn owl on my arm at a raptor exhibition. I never touch anything as luxurious as this gorgeous bird's feathers. Unforgettable--as is your photo. #11458944

Michelle Alton 4/9/2016 9:44:08 AM

Totally outstanding capture. Congratulations on POTD and the triple Gold! I once held a barn owl on my arm at a raptor exhibition. I never touch anything as luxurious as this gorgeous bird's feathers. Unforgettable--as is your photo. #11458945

Heather Loewenhardt 4/9/2016 9:59:33 AM

What an amazing capture. Congrats on POTD! #11458960

Amanda D. Austwick 4/9/2016 10:10:23 AM

Love this barn owl image, and congrats on the POTD and the triple gold! #11458965

Arthur Rosch 4/9/2016 10:12:52 AM

I love owls. You've framed Emma in a terrific way. #11458966

Terry Cervi 4/9/2016 10:15:54 AM

Congrats on a fantastic POTD, Greg! #11458967

Ellen Hodges 4/9/2016 1:23:32 PM

Huge congrats on a fabulous POTD, and triple Gold, Greg! #11459036

Patricia A. Casey 4/9/2016 1:26:58 PM

Love capture & great title...congratulations on the gold given to this photo! Cheers! #11459037

Lydia Williams 4/9/2016 5:56:20 PM

Great image, title, and 3 gold badge winner! Congratulations! #11459141

armando S. sardon 4/9/2016 7:36:35 PM

Great presentation of Nature. Composition and color...exceptional. Keep on. Armando #11459221

James Kooper 4/11/2016 2:33:56 AM

How beautiful Emma is! And how did you find Emma? Greg its just an awesome as well as rare capture! #11459644

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300mm @ 1/125 - f/5.6
This is Emma, a barn owl. She lives at the Carolina Raptor Center. I found her to be really cute in her little barn. She was watching another person just off camera right and couldn't take her eyes off of him. It was a great photo moment.

Uploaded on 4/5/2005 7:34:01 PM

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Camera: Nikon D70 Digital SLR Camera All Time Best Photo Contest Winner Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner Photo of the Day

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