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Uploaded: July 12, 2004 08:36:29


Eurasian Eagle-Owl. Taken at a Native American PowWow. 1/250 sec. @ F3.2 ISO 100, tripod, fill flash, 4:51pm.


Rita Richter July 12, 2004

This is tremendous close up.The details in the feathers and so sharp! Well done Karen. #147149

Donna J. Taff July 12, 2004

WOW, Karen, WOW!!!!!!!!!! #644109

Kristen McKain July 12, 2004

wow! amazing! #644263

Robin L. Wehrman July 12, 2004

WOW!! Awesome Karen! what a close-up super detail outstanding!!!!! #644290

Pu Chen July 12, 2004

Never see an owl so closed! Does it actually have red eyes?! Love that look! Wonderful shot, Karen! #644323

Karen Talasco July 12, 2004

Thank you, Rita, Donna, Kristen, Robin and Pu, for your comments. Yes, Pu, her eyes are really that color. I was only about three feet away from her when this shot was taken. She was part of a bird exhibit at a Native American Festival. She just sat there on her perch, for everyone to see, free of any bars or cage. #644371

Marie Fields July 12, 2004

EXCELLENT, Karen!!! Love it! #644465

Carol Brill July 12, 2004

What a marvelous close-up, Karen, you captured the fine detail beautifully here and that eerie phenomenon where the owl's eyes follow you at whatever angle you view him! #644519

Vern E. Wahlberg July 12, 2004


Karen Talasco July 12, 2004

Thank you, Marie, Carol and Vern, for your very kind comments. Carol, I never even realized that about the eyes seeming to follow you. That is eerie! #644683

Diane Addonizio level-deluxe July 12, 2004

Great close up, Karen! #644718

Karen Engelbreth July 13, 2004

Wonderful close up, Karen! #645324

Karen Talasco July 13, 2004

Thank you, Diane and Karen. #645600

Claudia Kuhn level-classic August 14, 2004

Congrats Karen! #708096

Karen Talasco August 14, 2004

Thank you, Claudia, I appreciate hearing from you. #708618

Susan T. Evans level-classic August 14, 2004

congrats Karen, terrific capture! #708921

Kelly Abernathy level-classic August 14, 2004

Congratulations! -K #709139

Donna J. Taff August 14, 2004

Congratulation's, Karen!!!!! #709914

Karen Talasco August 14, 2004

Thank you, Susan, K and Donna. #710186

Karen Engelbreth August 14, 2004

Congratulations Karen! #711117

Karen Beri August 15, 2004

Congratulations on your win Karen! This in an awesome shot!!! #711300

Claudia Kuhn level-classic August 15, 2004

Congrats on your win!!! #711598

Kristen McKain August 15, 2004

Congrats! Well deserved! #711677

Karen Talasco August 15, 2004

Thank you, Karen, Karen, Claudia and Kristen. #711790

Susan T. Evans level-classic August 15, 2004

congrats Karen on your win! #712187

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict August 15, 2004

Congratulations Karen on your win for the fabulous close up! #712458

Dale Ann Cubbage August 15, 2004

Congrats on this great win Karen!! #712581

Donna J. Taff August 15, 2004

Congratulation's on you win, Karen!!!! #712614

Nancy Grace Chen August 15, 2004

Remarkable clarity and look of determination. Congratulations!!

Nancy #712709

Karen Talasco August 15, 2004

Thank you, Susan, Deborah, Dale Ann, Donna and Nancy, for your comments. :) #713152

Marie Fields August 15, 2004

Congratulations on your win, Karen!!! #713285

Debra Booth August 16, 2004

Congratulations on your win, Karen! Wonderful closeup! #713975

Robin L. Wehrman August 16, 2004

Congratulations to you Karen on this magnificent win well deserved!! #714151

Kelly Abernathy level-classic August 16, 2004

Way to go Karen! Congratulations on your win! -K #714174

Karen Talasco August 16, 2004

Thank you, Marie, Debra, Robin and K. #714496

Cathy Gregor August 16, 2004

Wow! Look at those eyes. Wonderful close-up and well deserving! Congratulations, Karen.
-cathy #715327

Pu Chen August 16, 2004

Congratulations, Karen! #715435

Karen Talasco August 16, 2004

Thank you, Cathy and Pu. #715494

Diane Dupuis August 19, 2004

Congrats! #722124

Karen Talasco August 20, 2004

Thank you, Diane. #723422

Keith L. Clayton August 20, 2004

Karen - I just love this shot!! #723720

Karen Talasco August 20, 2004

Thank you, Keith. #723748

William H. Parker November 07, 2004

Absolutely awesome!!! Can't understand why it didn't take First Place. #896432

Karen Talasco November 08, 2004

Thank you, William. #897202

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