Male Great Horned Owl Among the Spanish Moss

© Kathy Urbach

Male Great Horned Owl Among the Spanish Moss

Uploaded: December 20, 2013 15:15:57


1/250sec, f8, ISO 1600 (very dark shooting under the tree. Imagine my surprise when I looked up and saw Daddy looking straight down on me. He was about 20 feet higher in the tree than the nest.


Ellen Hodges level-deluxe December 20, 2013

Fantastic capture!! #1556679

Michelle Alton December 20, 2013

This is such a unique and wonderful owl shot. I think I would give a finger or toe to have shot this. A favorite! #10926413

Sheryl Sturges December 21, 2013

Wowee! I don't think I could have captured this without a great deal of camera shake!! What a prize! #10927058

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 02, 2014

Congratulations on this super finalist Kathy!

jo ann c. #10964497

Merna L. Nobile February 15, 2014

A new year, new photos and plenty awards to go around. Congratulations! #10976364

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?

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 Nature and Landscape Photography up to a new level of understanding in my new online class - on sale now. Photo Contest Finalist

Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Kathy Urbach.
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.