Blending In

© Colleen Farrell

Blending In

September 03, 2007

Very Nice #729469

Bill Houghton September 03, 2007

Beautiful shot Colleen. Way to go. Bill

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Todd White September 03, 2007

Outstanding Colleen, What a Beauty.. #4741363

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna September 03, 2007

Super great shot, Colleen!!!!!! This is an awesome and wonderful experience!!!!! Super details and the eyes always amaze me!!!!!! ♫ k #4741410

Mitch Spence level-classic September 03, 2007

My goodness. Startling. Mesmerizing eyes captured so very well. Wonderful background, which so often we can't get. Beautiful. #4741556

Jessica Jenney September 03, 2007

Gorgeous capture, Colleen! Wonderful detail and textures. Incredible eyes! #4741821

Susan Weisensel September 03, 2007

Colleen, I would have been excited also. Wonderful capture. #4742669

Colleen Farrell September 03, 2007

Thanks very much, Manuel, Bill, Todd, Kitty, Mitch, Jessica and Susan! #4742784

Carol Teal September 04, 2007

Beautifully captured and those eyes are amazing! #4743273

Stefania Barbier level-addict September 04, 2007

GORGEOUS!!! look like he's made of wood too!!! #4743586

Glenn E. Urquhart September 04, 2007

Wonderful Capture, Amazing clarity and detail, Brilliant color (eyes!), Outstanding lighting and contrast, Well Composed and Quite Beautiful, Colleen!!! Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #4744193

Colleen Farrell September 04, 2007

Thanks very much, Carol, Stefania and Glenn! #4745324

anonymous September 04, 2007

Awesome capture Colleen!!! Excellent clarity and detail. Love those eyes! B-

Nancy (Peaches) Harker September 04, 2007

AWSOME capture Colleen, he is beautiful. How lucky you were to capture this! #4747512

Cindy Bendush level-classic September 04, 2007

Very cool capture of this awesome owl Colleen! I love the sharp intensity of his eyes. Beautiful! #4748022

Colleen Farrell September 05, 2007

Thanks so much, Barbara, Peaches and Cindy! #4750442

eileen bedford September 05, 2007

ASESOME capture Colleen.... #4751217

Colleen Farrell September 05, 2007

Thanks very much, Eileen! #4751322

Brenda c. McFarland September 05, 2007

Wow those eyes are something AWESOME!! The whole pic is AWESOME! But those eyes are SO YELLOW and BIG!! This is a winner in my book Colleen!! #4752042

Colleen Farrell September 05, 2007

Thank you so much, Brenda! Now I'm thinking I shouldn't have called it "Blending In," but rather "Standing Out" LOL #4752610

Nikki McDonald level-classic September 06, 2007

"Blending In" is fine--my first thought before I read your description was that he was really camouflaged well here and that the owl and tree trunk combination really filled the frame so nicely. The lighting and your dof are just right--it's easy to distinguish him but nothing except those amazing eyes interrupts the overall pattern. Terrific capture, Colleen. #4756352

Colleen Farrell September 06, 2007

Thanks so much, Nikki--I really value your thoughtful comments and opinion! :D #4756717

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 06, 2007

Colleen, great tones, detail, clarity and lighting. #4757360

Dianna Hauf September 06, 2007

Nikki always has the perfect words! this truly is an awesome capture of a beautiful bird with 'mesmerizing' eyes!! #4757864

Jill Odice level-classic September 06, 2007

Ditto what Nikki said :-) Great job here Colleen! #4758144

Barbara Waldoch level-classic September 06, 2007

You have your own 'playing tree' bird :-)
Wonderful capture, Colleen, love those eyes! #4758206

Colleen Farrell September 06, 2007

That reminds me, Barbara--I loved your title, "be a tree." :) Thanks for the great comments, and thank you Janine, Dianna, and Jill! :D

Noelle E. Ward September 10, 2007

Beautiful photo, I love owls. #4770675

Nikki McDonald level-classic September 10, 2007

I saw an EFP on this :) #4770909

Colleen Farrell September 10, 2007

Thanks so much, Noelle and Nikki! :D #4772201

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe October 24, 2007

What a great wildlife image, best of luck with this beautiful EFP capture Colleen!! #4974140

Michelle L. Frick October 24, 2007

Congratulations Colleen! Way to go with this beautiful finalist!! #4974216

Mike D. Perez October 24, 2007

Congratulations, Colleen! Your mini-pic made Finalist! WTG. #4975117

Carol Teal October 24, 2007

He is just gorgeous Colleen, and those eyes are so stunning! Congrats on your finalist, especially with it being your fav and something you don't normally shoot. You will have to get outdoors more often now! :) #4975133

Sylvia Rossler October 24, 2007

Big congrats on your beautiful finalist Colleen :O) #4975363

Pat Gamwell October 24, 2007

Well deserved Finalist, Colleen! CONGRATS! #4975582

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton October 24, 2007

Hey! Hey! Hey! I Know this image!!! Congratulations Colleen! #4975639

Colleen Farrell October 24, 2007

Thanks so much, everybody--I appreciate it! :D #4975775

Su Sana E. P level-classic October 24, 2007

Congratulations on this Awesome Awesome Finalist, Colleen!! #4976015

Cyn Valentine level-classic October 25, 2007

Big congratulations COlleen..great finalist!! #4977240

Barbara Waldoch level-classic October 25, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Colleen! #4977444

Dianna Hauf October 25, 2007

Super congratulations Colleen!!! ☺☺ #4977556

Anna Diederich October 25, 2007

Congrats on your stunning finalist, Colleen!! #4977704

Michelle Lea Guinn October 25, 2007

Fantastic Capture!!! Congratulations!!! mlg~ #4978450

Glenn E. Urquhart October 25, 2007

A Big Congratulations on your Award, Colleen!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #4978464

Cheryl E. Molennor October 25, 2007

Congratulations! #4978555

Jenny Bosmans October 25, 2007

Congratulations on another beautiful finalist, Colleen! :) #4978816

Holly Shao October 25, 2007

Congratulations on this awesome Finalist, Colleen!!

Holly #4978992

Alison Krylowski October 25, 2007

Congratulations on your well deserved finalist, Colleen! #4979209

Tarun Bose October 25, 2007

Huge congrats for your outstanding finalist. Looks a prize winner to me. #4979451

Karen Bacon October 25, 2007

This is beautifully done Colleen!They do look like their heads are on backwards don't they? Congratulations and good luck in the next round! #4979643

Susan Fox October 25, 2007

STUNNING!!!!! This has such amazing detail. I love it! Congratulations Colleen. I wouldn't be surprised to see it make the winners group :-) #4979687

Mitch Spence level-classic October 25, 2007

Super shot, Colleen. Again, many congratulations are in order. :) #4980027

Sam Britt October 25, 2007

Congratulations again, Collleen! #4980577

Colleen Farrell October 25, 2007

Thanks so much, my photog friends! :D #4980856

Phil Stith October 25, 2007

A wonderful finalist, Colleen...a hearty congratulations!!! #4980985

Daniella Puente October 25, 2007

This is an awesome finalist Colleen!!! congrats :))) #4981105

Laurie Daily level-deluxe October 25, 2007

Congratulations on this incredible finalist, Colleen! #4981400

Stefania Barbier level-addict October 25, 2007


Colleen Farrell October 25, 2007

Thank you, Daniella, Laurie and Stefania! #4982378

eileen bedford October 25, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist Colleen, great job... #4982575

Colleen Farrell October 25, 2007

Thank you, Eileen! #4983329

Sandra Schlesinger October 26, 2007

Wow! The texture here is amazing--and the eyes riveting. A handsome image: congratulations! #4987726

Zack G. Ahern October 26, 2007

Congrats on your finalist! Great image! #4988420

Colleen Farrell October 26, 2007

Thanks very much, Sandra and Zack! #4988749

Nancy (Peaches) Harker November 21, 2007

Colleen I am so sorry I missed this, BIG CONGRATS on your finalist girl BIG WHOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOO!!! #5109063

Colleen Farrell November 23, 2007

Thanks a lot, Peaches--I appreciate it! :D #5113472

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Great horned owl in front of redwood tree, California.

Uploaded on September 03, 2007 Photo Contest Finalist

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