Group Shot

Uploaded: May 07, 2011 04:48:58


Another nesting site. There were six owlets here. They were so full of personality!

Exif: F Number: 14, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 1000, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300S


Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe May 07, 2011

So cute, Carol. Fabulous details and capture of this family. #1375154

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic May 07, 2011

What a super capture of those inquisitive set of eyes, Carol. I think they will interest the judges too, good luck!

UB. #9392892

Courtenay Vanderbilt May 07, 2011

Oh Carol, that is priceless! Perfectly shot and perfect title! Made me laugh! #9392897

Gina Cormier level-classic May 07, 2011

WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #9392917

Monnie Ryan May 07, 2011

Absolutely precious, Carol! What a terrific find - and the detail is awesome! #9392956

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe May 07, 2011

Perfectly precious!! #9393057

Claudia Kuhn level-classic May 07, 2011

Wonderful! These guys are so expressive #9393058

Amy M. Wilson May 07, 2011

WOW... precious capture, Carol!! #9393081

Kathy Cline May 07, 2011

You need this shot in a HUGE GIGANTIC frame somewhere. Its amazing. Hope to see you soon.
Have a blessed Mothers Day! #9393101

Robert R. Goodman May 07, 2011

Hi Carol,Awesome capture.Beautiful detail and clarity!!!! #9393123

Millie A. Talarico level-classic May 07, 2011

I also say,Wow! This is unique, great capture,Carol!! #9393269

Ann Coates level-classic May 07, 2011

This is a big WOW from me too. You have certainly got all their attention. An outstanding capture of this beautiful family. #9393382

Val Feldman level-deluxe May 07, 2011

I love this! What a wonderful capture, Carol - beautiful focus, wonderful color and luscious detail - love all those gorgeous eyes looking straight into the camera...well, all but one guy who dared to be different - and he adds a definite punch to the photo, as well! It's going to be back, for certain! Fav'd! #9393407

Thomas E. Hinds May 07, 2011

Oh, this is something special! I love, love, love it! Great find and capture, Carol! Really should be a Winner! #9393566

Patricia Seidler May 07, 2011

This is just fabulous Carol. Its hard to find and capture one, not to mention a whole family. Looks like a winner to me! #9393576

Carla Capra Anderson May 07, 2011

;) CC #9393596

Karen Celella level-classic May 08, 2011

Oh my gosh, Carol! This is awesome! Hope we see this again! #9394233

Carol Eade level-addict May 08, 2011

Thank you so much everyone! #9394415

Anita Hogue May 08, 2011

The best group portrait of these little guys I've ever seen, Carol! Hope we see it again too! #9394689

Debbie Hartley May 09, 2011

Such a beautiful shot! Love their eyes! #9395412

Cathy Barrows May 09, 2011

i'm so jealous...this is awesome..if my father-n-law wasn't in the hospital I would hop ona plane for a couple of days #9395933

Emile Abbott level-deluxe May 09, 2011

Way to cute and I am with Cathy I would just love to be taking these shots. Keep them coming Carol #9396277

Freddy Bland May 09, 2011

Wonderful and adorable image!! This is over-the-top cute, Carol! #9396394

Carol Eade level-addict May 10, 2011

Thanks so much everyone! These little owls have a lot of personality and are so much fun to watch! #9398711

Dennis Gay May 12, 2011

G'day *CAROL*!

My heartiest AQussie congratz for the EP for this adorable sextet.
I really like scanning all their little feathered faces and seeing the subtle differences between each one.
That one at our front right seems to be the ring leader.
Excellent depth of field, focus and exposure. A viewing delight.

Dennis #9400793

Debra R. Harder May 12, 2011

OMG!! This is AMAZING, Carol!! A winner and instant FAV!!! Deb #9401404

Wm Nosal May 19, 2011

:) Ha! Great Shot, Carol!
Love It #9415314

Leslie McLain level-classic May 19, 2011

An adorable and amazing capture, Carol. #9415315

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict May 20, 2011

A fav,Carol, awesome capture!

Debby #9418354

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe June 22, 2011

This is am outstanding image Carol and so worthy of the finalist round. Good luck. #9473607

Patricia Seidler June 22, 2011

Congratulations Carol on this well deserved and adorable finalist! #9473663

Patricia A. Stalter June 22, 2011

Hope this wins a gold at least! WTG #9473771

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict June 22, 2011

Fabulous finalist, Carol!

Debby #9474032

Val Feldman level-deluxe June 22, 2011

A fantastic capture, Carol and a beautiful Finalist - Wishing you all the best in the upcoming round! Congratulations! #9474234

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic June 22, 2011

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #9474469

Kaye Burazin June 22, 2011

awesome finalist, we'll be seeing this in the winners' circle #9474486

Jessica Jenney June 22, 2011

Congratulations, Carol on your fabulous finalist! #9474622

Millie A. Talarico level-classic June 22, 2011

My congratulations to you,Carol! #9474734

Amy M. Wilson June 22, 2011

Big congratulations on your awesome Finalist, Carol!! #9474896

Dennis Gay June 22, 2011

See?????!!!!! I told you it was good!!! 8-)

Many congratz for the FINALIST award.

D! #9474946

Courtenay Vanderbilt June 22, 2011

So well deserved, Carol! Congratulations! #9474991

Thomas E. Hinds June 22, 2011

A fantastic Finalist! Congratulations, Carol! Terrific work! I think you have a Winner! #9475190

Emile Abbott level-deluxe June 22, 2011

Glad to see this a finalist and hoping for a WINNER on this most special capture, Carol #9475339

Kim Andelkovic June 22, 2011

WOW this is awesome Carol........Super congratulations, I hope it gets GOLD :-) #9475402

Carol Flisak level-addict June 22, 2011

This is an excellent image, Carol... they are so cute and wonderfully captured! I can't get my cats to sit in a group like this! Congrats on your well-deserved finalist! #9475469

June 22, 2011

Great moment! #9475572

Robert R. Goodman June 22, 2011

A big congratulations,My Friend.WTG!Carol!!! #9475661

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe June 22, 2011

Great capture!!! Congratulations! #9475672

Terry Cervi level-classic June 22, 2011

Congrats on your terrific finalist, Carol! #9475798

Freddy Bland June 22, 2011

Superb capture and Finalist, Carol!! Many congratulations to you!! #9475845

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe June 22, 2011

Wow...a perfect group pose! Congratulations! #9476204

Monnie Ryan June 22, 2011

This one just couldn't miss - Congratulations, Carol! #9476360

Cindy Bendush level-classic June 22, 2011

These guys are too adorable for words! Congratulaitons on your fabulous finlist! #9476593

Rona L. Schwarz June 22, 2011

Oh my gosh, Carol, this is amazing, and awesome, and just fantastic! An instant favorite! CONGRATULATIONS on your superb FINALIST that I'm sure we'll see again with Gold! #9476619

frank w. degenhardt June 22, 2011

Nat Geo quality work. Congratulations on the Finalist my friend. #9476689

Kerry Hill June 22, 2011

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist Carol! #9476811

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic June 22, 2011

So I was right, you got a Judges comment too, Carol. CONGRATZ and expect seeing this again!

UB. #9477014

Tiia Vissak June 23, 2011

Congratulations! #9477197

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic June 23, 2011

Carol..this is just priceless! Congrats on your outstanding Finalist and best of luck to you in the next round. #9477837

Carol Eade level-addict June 23, 2011

Thank you so much for all of your very kind comments, and thank you Judges for taking time to comment! #9478156

Karen Celella level-classic June 23, 2011

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Carol! Get ready for the GOLD! #9478315

Kathy Cline June 23, 2011

See all that hard work paid off!
We LOVE our owls!!
Congratulations Carol, Well deserved! #9478343

Mary Timman June 23, 2011

Terrific finalist! Congratulations! #9478524

Carla Capra Anderson June 23, 2011

Hi Carol.
Still lov'n this one. CONGRATULATIONS!!
;) CC #9478710

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe June 23, 2011

congrats on this fabulous finalist, Carol. #9478986

Cathy Barrows June 23, 2011

Congrats on your it #9479006

Kathy Cline June 23, 2011

I hope you celebrate BIG TIME. This is a well deserved and earned award!
Have a blessed day!

Robert Jensen June 23, 2011

A BIG CONGRATS - somehow I missed this one during the month. Great shot. #9479386

Ermanno Radice June 23, 2011

Congrats on this fabulous first place winner, Carol! #9479397

Jessica Jenney June 23, 2011

Congratulations, Carol on your fabulous First Place Win! #9479441

Phyllis H. Burchett June 23, 2011

BIG congrats Carol on this fabulous first place winner! #9479443

Cathy Barrows June 23, 2011

Congrats on your win...Love it #9479491

Monnie Ryan June 23, 2011

YIPPEE! Fantastic well-deserved win, Carol!! #9479513

Millie A. Talarico level-classic June 23, 2011

Congratulations, super win, Carol! #9479546

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic June 23, 2011

WTG Carol!!! I love your beautiful WINNER!!!! Congrats!! #9479548

Melissa Olsen June 23, 2011

A big congrats coming your way! #9479565

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe June 23, 2011

Congrats on your first place win!!!!! #9479615

Denis Bennett June 23, 2011

hilarious! #9479670

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe June 23, 2011

Big congrats on your First Place Winner, Carol! #9479777

Michelle Alton June 23, 2011

A fabulous selection on the part of the BP judges, Carol. An awesome work! Congratulations. #9479815

Michael Umbreit June 23, 2011

Carol - Congratulations! - Mike #9479872

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 23, 2011

Woo Hoo Carol! Big congrats on your 1st Place winner!

jo ann c.


Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic June 23, 2011

on your very deserving
FIRST PLACE WINNER! 8o) #9479968

Carol Eade level-addict June 23, 2011

Oh, this is so first time to receive a first place on BP, thank you Judges. Thank you so very much everyone for all of your warm congratulations! #9480031

Diane E. Deming level-classic June 23, 2011

I knew this would be a winner. Congratulations on your first, first place win! I am in Florida when the owls are just starting to nest, but have never been able to see the young. Superb picture! #9480099

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 23, 2011

Love this gathering and stare down, congratulations on your winner! #9480101

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict June 23, 2011

Congratulations, Carol, on your wonderful first place win!!! #9480124

Mary K. Robison June 23, 2011

CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned First Place Winner, Carol! Wonderful capture! #9480127

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna June 23, 2011

WTG on this fantastic winner, Carol! :-) k #9480204

Kim Andelkovic June 23, 2011

Congratulations big time Carol I knew this was a winner when I first saw it.........I'm really happy for you winning your 1st place Gold ;-) #9480222

Freddy Bland June 23, 2011

HUGE congratulations, Carol, on winning Gold on this beauty!! Very deserved!!!! #9480230

Amy M. Wilson June 23, 2011

Huge congratulations on your amazing and well-deserved First Place win, Carol!! #9480250

Leslie McLain level-classic June 23, 2011

No surpirse. An amazing winner, Carol. #9480376

Terry Cervi level-classic June 23, 2011

Huge congrats on your awesome First Place win, Carol!! WTG!! #9480470

Cindy Hamilton June 23, 2011

This is an amazing shot. Congrats for such a winner! #9480483

Emile Abbott level-deluxe June 23, 2011

If this had not taken FIRST PLACE there was no justice. Congratulation Carol on the shot of a life time. WTG #9480649

Joannie Bertucci level-classic June 23, 2011

Carol, can you stand one more congratulations? :-) A fantastic gold badge image! #9480707

Thomas E. Hinds June 23, 2011

Wonderful Winner! WTG, Carol! Just perfect! #9480740

Patrick Rouzes June 23, 2011

WOW, Congratulations, on this incredible winner!WTG, Carol! #9480767

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe June 23, 2011

Congrats Carol on your wonderful first place win. #9480824

Mary Timman June 23, 2011

Congratulations Carol! #9480922

Rona L. Schwarz June 23, 2011

Absolutely marvelous, Carol!! I am thrilled for you - this is such a special capture! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON A SUPERB GOLD WINNER! #9481034

frank w. degenhardt June 23, 2011

A big CONGRATULATIONS on this First Place Win my friend. This is just so beautifullly done. Way to go. #9481082

Renee Doyle June 23, 2011

Beautiful work Carol!!! Congratulations on this excellent First Place Winner! #9481166

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic June 23, 2011

HUGE CONGRATZ on this well deserved First Place Gold, Carol!!!

UB. #9481235

Courtenay Vanderbilt June 24, 2011

Whoo Hoo, Carol! Huge Congratulations on your Winner! #9481665

Katarina Mansson June 24, 2011

Outstanding and cool image! Congratulations on your winner! #9481711

Robert R. Goodman June 24, 2011

Congratulations on this beautiful win,Carol!!! #9482257

Trudy L. Smuin level-deluxe June 24, 2011

Congratulations Carol. Such an adorable photo... I Love it!!! #9482461

Michael Robichaud June 24, 2011

Absolutely adorable, congrats on your first place win! #9482553

Tiia Vissak June 24, 2011

Congratulations on your Winner! #9482705

Monika Sapek June 24, 2011

Congratulations on your First Place Win with this adorable capture, Carol! They look so sweet and cute! #9483190

Anita Hogue June 24, 2011

WOW, Carol! This is absolutely fabulous! Congratulations on your first place winner........

(I think when you are the second one after the grand prize you were second to getting the grand prize, WOW!!) #9483254

Carol Eade level-addict June 24, 2011

Thank you so very much! #9483413

Ellen Hodges June 24, 2011

Huge congrats on a awesome winner, Carol!!! #9483580

Val Feldman level-deluxe June 24, 2011

What a fantastic First Place Gold Win, Carol - Huge Congratulations!! #9483735

Karen Celella level-classic June 25, 2011

And GOLD it is!! Huge congratulations on your outstanding first place winner, Carol! #9484340

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic June 25, 2011

This is just spectacular, Carol. Huge congrats on this outstanding FIRST PLACE GOld. Love it. #9484748

Debra R. Harder June 25, 2011

I knew this was a brilliant winner the first time I saw it, Carol! Huge congratulations on your OUTSTANDING FIRST PLACE WINNER!! #9484831

Cliff & Patti Smith June 25, 2011

This is awesome! Congratulatios on your well deserved first place winner! #9485423

Janet Fikar June 26, 2011

Brilliant shot! Congratulations on your well deserved win! #9486574

Bojan Bencic level-classic June 26, 2011

Congratulations on your win, Carol. #9486636

Robert Jensen June 26, 2011

Outstanding capture - going straight into my favorites #9487201

Carol Eade level-addict June 26, 2011

Thank you so much! #9487508

Lindley Johnson level-classic June 26, 2011

What a great little family, Carol. I love the one guy looking in a different direction. Congratulations on your very well deserved First Place Win! #9487782

Ken Smith level-classic June 27, 2011

What a super shot, Carol. Big congrats to you!! #9490841

Donna La Mattino Pagakis June 28, 2011

Super sweet Carol, amazing work! Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE WIN! #9491985

Melissa Malisia June 30, 2011

So cute!! Congrats on your win! #9497448

Karen Bacon June 30, 2011

I love this!!!A big Congratulations on your first place win!! #9497639

Merna L. Nobile June 30, 2011

Congratulations to all of the Award Winners for May 2011. Merna


JudyAnn Rector level-deluxe July 13, 2011

Fantastic... CONGRATULATIONS!! #9527861

Cindy Bendush level-classic July 28, 2011

Love this super shot Carole - big be-lated congrats on your win!!! #9560160

Jodi Zimmer November 03, 2011

AMAZING!!! Congrats! I love Owls.. #9781835

Carmody Baker November 13, 2011

Love this!!!!! Congratulations. #9802587

Birthe Gawinski level-deluxe August 16, 2012

what a wonderful photo - I LOVE owls, and these are SO cute! #10277990

Mary-Ella Bowles level-deluxe March 16, 2016

Beyond adorable!!! I absolutely love owls, and this shot is a true winner!! #11447694

Carol Eade level-addict March 27, 2016

Thank you, Mary-Ella. #11452409

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe June 25, 2016

Huge Congrats on this well-deserved POTD, Carol! #11488343

Gerda Grice level-deluxe June 25, 2016

Totally adorable! Wondeful work, Carol! Congratulations! -Gerda #11488357

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe June 25, 2016

Congratulations on POTD, Carol and on all the previously awarded Gold....terrific shot & cute title! Cheers!!!! =^..^= #11488358

Lydia Williams level-deluxe June 25, 2016

Awesome! and congratulations on your goldens! #11488360

Nancy L. Green level-classic June 25, 2016

AWESOME Carol, absolutely AWESOME!!!! <>< #11488361

Gloria Matyszyk level-addict June 25, 2016

Wow. Great shot! Right place at the right time and the right exposure! Nice work. #11488382

Cindy Bendush level-classic June 25, 2016

Have always LOVED this shot! Glad to see it with another gold badge. Big congratulations! #11488447

Carol Eade level-addict June 25, 2016

Thank you BetterPhoto and thank you BP friends for all of your kind comments. I sincerely appreciate this honor! #11488475

Rosemary Sampson level-classic June 25, 2016

What a wonderful photo. Congratulations! #11488493

Deborah H. Zimmerman level-deluxe July 01, 2016

wonderful!! Love these litte fellows. Really nice shot- great detail and all focused on you. #11491129

Deepinder S. RANGER level-classic July 02, 2016

Lovely shot ! #11491510

Deepinder S. RANGER level-classic July 02, 2016

Lovely shot ! #11491511

Zelma Lias July 03, 2016

This is GREAT, Carol!! #11491693

Wanda-Lynn Searles level-classic August 12, 2021

Awesome capture!! #11919902

Carol Eade level-addict August 12, 2021

Thanks so much! #11919909

To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).

Get Constructive Critiques

Sign up for an interactive online photography course to get critiques on your photos.


Did You Know?

Discussions by Category: You can view photo discussions on various themes in the Community > Photo Discussions section of the site.

BetterPhoto Websites: If you see an orange website link directly under the photographer's name, it's totally okay. It's not spam. The reason: BetterPhoto is the one that offers these personal photography websites. We are supporting our clients with those links.

Unavailable EXIF: If there is no other information but 'Unavailable' in the EXIF (meaning no EXIF data exists with the photo), the 'Unavailable' blurb is not displayed. If there is any info, it shows. Many photos have the EXIF stripped out when people modify the image and resave it, before uploading.


The following truth is one of the core philosophies of BetterPhoto:

I hear, I forget.
I see, I remember.
I do, I understand.

You learn by doing. Take your next online photography class. All Time Best Photo Contest Winner Photo Contest FIRST PLACE WinnerPhotography Contest Photo of the Day

Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Carol Eade.
Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer.
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.