Barred Owl

© Lana Arcemont

Barred Owl

Sabrina Ryan 7/2/2009 6:25:52 PM

Excellent find and capture, Lana! Nicely composed with great colors, sharp detail, and beautiful light. #1149284

Anita J. Luellen 7/2/2009 6:42:23 PM

This is a lovely owl portrait. Very nicely composed...really enjoy seeing the owl's environment. #7702301

Sandra K. StJohn 7/2/2009 7:20:57 PM

Great capture - nice composition. #7702354

Cary Rogers 7/2/2009 7:26:19 PM

GREAT image composition, BG lighting and DOF, and subject detail, Lana! kudos! #7702367

Summer A. Kozisek 7/2/2009 7:45:12 PM

Wonderful find and beautiful image Lana!! #7702395

Lionel Remillard 7/2/2009 8:24:39 PM

Fantastic photo, great environment! #7702454

Liz blahh 7/2/2009 10:11:05 PM

Wonderful & beautiful image! #7702572

Michelle Alton 7/4/2009 4:27:54 AM

I see this as a HUGE winner, Laura. What would I give to have shot this? Brilliant, and Gorgeous! #7702745

Anne M. Young 7/4/2009 5:19:04 AM

Fantastic! I agree - looks a winner #7702852

Melissa Olsen 7/4/2009 7:03:28 AM

WOW...I hope to see this capture again....simply fantastic! #7703193

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap 7/4/2009 12:06:45 PM

Excellent details and colors Lana! #7704098

Carrie M. Groseclose 7/5/2009 11:17:44 PM

OUTSTANDING capture with beautiful lighting, colors, and detail! LOVE it!! #7708673

Thomas E. Hinds 7/6/2009 2:07:25 PM

Wonderful image of this Barred Owl! #7711395

Elaine Eastman 7/6/2009 9:56:41 PM

Wow! I can't imagine ever seeing this wonderful sight, much less getting this beautiful photo! Congrats and thanks for posting! #7712984

Joann carrillo 7/7/2009 2:13:55 AM

what a great capture! perfect #7713415

Lisa J. Boulden 7/10/2009 8:36:39 PM

Absolutely fabulous, Lana!
Looks like a winner to me, too.
Love the light!
~Lisa #7726991

Kathleen Rinker 7/17/2009 1:46:13 PM

Fabulous capture Lana!!! #7750079

Steve M. Harrington 7/28/2009 6:32:23 PM

A wonderful image, Lana. It has a great feel to it with its soft tones.
Steve #7791984

Karen Celella 8/17/2009 5:12:03 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Lana! This is a special image. #7858510

Sabrina Ryan 8/17/2009 7:40:47 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this Awesome Finalist photo, Lana! #7859824

Valentin M. Armianu 8/17/2009 7:52:41 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist!! #7859913

Val Feldman 8/17/2009 8:06:49 PM

An absolutely beautiful capture, Lana - magical!! Congrats on this well-deserved Finalist!!! Val #7860032

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 8/17/2009 8:14:34 PM

Wonderful capture, Lana! Congratulations! #7860110

Anita Hogue 8/18/2009 5:00:03 AM

A gorgeous capture Lana! Congratulations! #7861624

Erica Murphy 8/18/2009 10:19:05 AM

Oh my, this is so beautiful! I love how the greenery frames the owl and all the different depths. Really gorgeous! Congratulations! #7863235

Bill Houghton 8/18/2009 4:13:59 PM

Lana, this is just an awesome and magical photo. Congratulations and good luck. Bill #7864483

Leslie McLain 8/18/2009 5:57:31 PM

Stunning image. Congrats on your finalist. #7864909

Jeff Robinson 8/19/2009 10:41:25 AM

Congrats Lana on your wonderful Finalist! Jeff #7868084

Linda A. Braddock 8/19/2009 11:48:14 AM

Lana, Congratulations on this beautiful finalist! Well Done. #7868253

Courtenay Vanderbilt 8/19/2009 4:05:27 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your well deserved Winner, Lana! #7869092

Nancyj E. Hovey 8/19/2009 4:47:21 PM

on your well deserving WINNER~!~ #7869348

Liz blahh 8/19/2009 8:25:24 PM

Well deserved, congrats! #7870209

Mary K. Robison 8/20/2009 12:46:05 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your well deserved win, Lana! What a sweet face he has! #7870671

Val Feldman 8/20/2009 7:13:13 PM

Congratulations, Lana! This is truly one of the most beautiful owl captures on BP! Well deserved win and huge congratulations to you!!! Val #7873494

Thomas E. Hinds 8/20/2009 7:27:14 PM

A beautiful Winner! #7873553

Kathleen Rinker 8/21/2009 2:58:52 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner Lana!! #7874078

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 8/21/2009 8:33:26 PM

Congratulations on your win! Awesome Lana! #7876323

Usman M. Bajwa 8/23/2009 5:52:41 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful capture and glad to see this getting GOLDEN, Lana.

UB. #7879711

Karen Walzer 8/27/2009 7:28:40 PM

Wow! Just beautiful! #7894295

JudyAnn Rector 9/2/2009 2:52:29 PM

Photobucket #7910252

Dianna Murphy 9/20/2009 1:13:50 PM

Sorry I missed this! Wow it's outstanding. Congrats. #7962097

Bill Houghton 10/1/2009 1:34:05 PM

Lana, this is an outstanding photo. I like everything about it. Great job. Should have won first place. Have a great weekend, Bill

If you have time, visit my website: #8000948

Dick Jenkins 10/19/2009 5:58:43 PM

Very nice photo Lana, congratulations on you award. I'll bet you were excited as you framed this guy in your camera. Were you on a tripod at 1/100? The f/5.6 is just perfect for limiting the depth of field and getting that soothing background.

Again Congratulations #8051259

Dominick M. Dimacale 11/15/2009 5:48:47 AM

Congratulations Lana on your Win!!!

Dominick #8132540

Linda A. Braddock 11/7/2013 1:14:13 PM

Lana, Beautiful Capture! Congratulations on your win! #10893312

Kathy Salerni 5/6/2015 6:56:55 PM

You have beautiful images in your gallery, Lana! I especially liked this one! Well done! #11297928

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Photo taken at the Creole Nature Trail near Lake Charles, Louisiana.
Canon 5D, Shutter 100, F 5.6, ISO 200

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D

Uploaded on 7/2/2009 6:20:32 PM All Time Best Photo Contest Staff Favorite Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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