Fly By

Uploaded: October 13, 2009

Description

What more can I say about this one. I liked the expression and concentration of the owl on this one, as well as the colors and detail.

Exif: F Number: 4.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/16000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 640, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 200.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300

Comments

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe October 13, 2009

Great catch! #1191674

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict October 13, 2009

Great animal image, Mariette.


Dominick #8033196

Kathleen Brennan October 13, 2009

Incredible capture! I know how serenditipitous these shots can be! #8033327

Lola M. level-classic October 13, 2009

Amazing capture! #8033380

Timothy Guay October 13, 2009

WOW!!!
- Timothy #8033445

Melissa G. Meiselman October 13, 2009

Very impressive capture of this owl in flight taken with amazingly sharp detail, vibrant color and terrific light, Mariette!! #8033767

Liz blahh October 13, 2009

Awesome capture! #8033840

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe October 13, 2009

OMGOSH. This is just superb. Details, clarity and colors are just fantastic, Mariette. #8033950

Robin R. October 13, 2009

The detail of the owl is amazing. Wonderful capture. #8034069

Emily Cook October 13, 2009

Absolutely stunning timing, lighting, detail, and composition. This is gorgeous Mariette! #8034699

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe October 13, 2009

Great capture!!! I agree, wonderful details and color! #8034729

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) October 14, 2009

Fantastic image of this beautiful owl. #8036537

Linda A. Braddock level-classic October 14, 2009

Mariette, Gorgeous Capture! Fantastic Work!! #8036946

James Reininger October 14, 2009

Sweet image!!! #8037886

Freddy Bland October 18, 2009

Gorgeous, stunning, super fantastic! I am totally impressed and awed! #8046908

Liz blahh November 23, 2009

Congratulations on this impressive beauty! #8155343

Phyllis H. Burchett November 23, 2009

WOW Amazing capture! Congrats! #8156732

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe November 23, 2009

Outstanding wildlife capture Mariette! Congratulations on your finalist!! #8156978

Cathy Barrows November 23, 2009

Congrats on your finalist...awesome #8158876

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic November 23, 2009

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8159901

Summer A. Kozisek November 23, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist Mariette! #8160890

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic November 23, 2009

CONGRATZ on this stunning Finalist, Mariette.

UB. #8161162

November 24, 2009

A very strong owl shot--this is hard to get and it's sharp. The background is not distracting--congratulations. #8163017

mariette geest November 24, 2009

Thanks guys and thanks judges for your kind comments. I think the background even addes to the image, because it shows the natural habitat of the owl. Otherwise it would have looked fake I guess.

I am still impressed by the concentration and expression of the owl. Great animals and I am so happy could catch this one. #8163035

Jim Zuckerman November 25, 2009

This is absolutely stunning, Mariette.
Jim Zuckerman #8166845

Liz blahh November 25, 2009

Congratulations on your beautiful win! #8167005

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic November 25, 2009

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving GOLD 2nd Place WINNER! 8o) #8168038

November 25, 2009

Congratulations on your 2nd place GOLD finish. Very Well Deserved. What an Awesome Photo. #8168162

Renee Doyle level-classic November 25, 2009

Totally amazing capture Mariette!!!! Huge congratulations to you on this wonderful winning image!!! #8168447

Linda D. Lester level-classic November 25, 2009

I'm in awe over this.....Congratulations on your gold! #8168461

Ann Coates level-classic November 25, 2009

Congratulations on your outstanding gold. #8168977

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic November 25, 2009

WTG, Mariette. CONGRATULATIONS on striking GOLD!!

UB. #8169166

Cindy Bendush level-classic November 26, 2009

Striking image and winner Mariette - congratulations! #8171570

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict November 27, 2009

Congratulations Mariette on your Win!!!

Dominick #8172262

Linda A. Braddock level-classic November 27, 2009

Mariette, Gorgeous Capture. Very hard to get a sharp flying image like this, well done. Congratulations on a very deserving win! #8172678

Phyllis H. Burchett November 27, 2009

Congratulations on this amazing capture! #8173661

Anne McKinnell December 01, 2009

Wow, outstanding capture! It is so sharp and the eyes are excellent. Nice soft background too. #8183809

Dianna Murphy December 06, 2009

Congratulations on your Wonderful Finalist !!!! #8195837

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.


BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Finalist BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to mariette geest.
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.