Barred Owl

Jim Huffield 12/28/2009 8:20:03 AM

Marvelous clarity and detail, Derek. Jim #1220437

James N. Carpenter 12/28/2009 8:47:55 AM

Stunning Derek, just beautiful. Nice work. James #8251405

Linda D. Lester 12/28/2009 11:34:29 AM

I would say so and to have a tree to match....awesome capture!!! #8251645

Linda A. Braddock 1/18/2010 8:39:36 AM

Derek, Gorgeous!!! #8305718

Laurie Daily 1/18/2010 3:00:02 PM

Huge congrats Derek...saw one perched in my tree last year but no luck in a capture...I saw it swoop in but needed night vision to see it...this is perfection! #8306607

Nancyj Hovey 1/18/2010 3:05:56 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your wonderful FINALIST!!!

Photobucket #8306697

Carolyn Morgan 1/18/2010 3:34:20 PM

Adding my congratulations - wonderful shot! #8306984

Linda A. Braddock 1/18/2010 4:02:53 PM

Derek, Congratulations on this beautiful Finalists!! #8307232

Fran J. Jagger 1/18/2010 4:06:47 PM

Congrats on this outstanding finalist, Derek!! :) #8307275

Ellen Hodges 1/18/2010 4:54:59 PM

Congrats on an awesome finalist, Derek! Best luck!! #8307904

Sabrina Ryan 1/18/2010 6:03:24 PM

Congratulations on this Wonderful Finalist photo, Derek! #8308479

Patrick Rouzes 1/18/2010 6:45:02 PM

Derek, CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible finalist, my friend! #8308904

Timothy Guay 1/18/2010 7:40:34 PM

PERFECT!
- Timothy #8309318

Usman Bajwa 1/18/2010 10:23:58 PM

Huge CONGRATZ. on this beautiful Finalist, Derek!!

UB. #8309863

Summer A. Kozisek 1/19/2010 12:03:55 AM

Fantastic capture Derek, congratulations on your finalist!! #8310163

Karen Celella 1/19/2010 5:20:13 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Derek! #8311003

James N. Carpenter 1/19/2010 9:05:22 AM

Big congrats Derek, very well deserved. James #8311793

Sharon F. Morris 1/19/2010 11:32:10 AM

Congrats Derek on this wonderful finalist and wildlife capture. :) #8312191

Eivor Kuchta 1/19/2010 12:36:03 PM

Wonderful capture! Excellent details and a perfect composition. Congratulations on your finalist, and good luck in the next round! #8312352

Jeff W. Robinson 1/19/2010 4:07:05 PM

Congrats Derek on your outstanding Finalist! Jeff #8312892

Tammy Espino 1/19/2010 4:59:30 PM

Congrats on your win :) #8313068

Claudia Kuhn 1/19/2010 5:24:40 PM

Beautiful Derek, congrats on your win! #8313192

Sam Britt 1/19/2010 5:45:21 PM

Congratulations on this winner, Derek! #8313309

Jennifer L. Alder 1/19/2010 10:05:08 PM

Owls are so awesome! :)
Big congrats, Derek, on this terrific winning image. #8314173

Usman Bajwa 1/19/2010 10:17:09 PM

HUGE CONGRATZ. on getting in the Winners' Circle, Derek!!!

UB. #8314219

Renee Doyle 1/20/2010 12:24:27 AM

Congratulations to you Derek on this outstanding capture and excellent winner!! #8314550

Derek D. Dafoe 1/20/2010 2:19:05 AM

Thank you to the judges and all of you for your wonderful comments!! #8314702

Bill Houghton 1/20/2010 3:41:23 AM

Derek, congratulations on your outstanding win. Have a great day, Bill #8314872

Karen Celella 1/20/2010 4:56:47 AM

Congratulations on your impressive winning image Derek! #8315097

Sharon 1/20/2010 7:19:09 AM

Congratulations!! Excellent photo!! #8315556

Linda A. Braddock 1/20/2010 7:41:02 AM

Derek, Congratulation on this beautiful winner!! #8315590

Esther R. Tinz 1/20/2010 1:24:10 PM

Striking. Congratulations! #8316353

Esther R. Tinz 1/20/2010 1:30:28 PM

Striking. Congratulations! #8316364

Dominick M. Dimacale 1/20/2010 3:07:15 PM

Congratulations Derek on your Wonderful Win!!!


Dominick #8316588

Dianna Murphy 1/20/2010 3:53:12 PM

A big warm hearted congratulations to you on your fantastic winner!!! I wish you continued success in the future.
Dianna #8316749

Eivor Kuchta 1/20/2010 4:58:04 PM

Congratulations on your winner, Derek! #8317023

Mike Umbreit 1/20/2010 6:08:28 PM

Derek - Congratulations my friend!! I would love to have a shot like that in my collection! :) - Mike #8317288

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 1/22/2010 1:01:17 PM

Beautiful owl photograph Derek, a wonderful win! Congratulations! #8321884

Ellen Hodges 1/25/2010 3:41:15 AM

Congrats on an awesome winner!! Derek!! #8327617

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Description

Easily identified by it's dark eyes and barred tail feathers. Yesterday was a great day for photography and I was lucky enough to have this bird's co-operation!!
Aperture 4.0, 1/250, ISO 200, 500mm F4L IS...
Uploaded on 12/28/09
PhotoID: 9600319

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 500.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D

Uploaded on 12/28/2009 6:37:14 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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