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Eastern Screech Owl camoflauge

By gregster09
Nature's camouflage. It was hard just to figure out where he was without looking through the viewfinder! I had spotted him when he flew earlier.
Image details
Image size
480x720px 187.01 KB
Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Shutter Speed
1/25 second
Focal Length
840 mm
ISO Speed
Date Taken
Jul 7, 2008, 8:23:29 PM
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LindArtz's avatar
This is one of the best owl shots I've seen around this site!  Its expression, markings, its camouflage to the tree.  An over all wonderful photo! :clap:!!
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Ninjerina's avatar
he looks groggy like he just woke up! I love the juxtaposition of the owl against the tree. Owls are so interesting to look at, so much personality with those big eyes! Thanks for sharing
DrewHopper's avatar
Such amazing birds!
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yoshii15's avatar
Wow, that's a great shot! He looks just like a part of that tree. And he looks quite sleepy as well. x3
nycko's avatar
:wow: amazing...
Xerces's avatar
very cute! lovely shot with some awesome details to it
netrex's avatar
Fantastic capture :D He looks like he is dozing off :p
ParadigmParadox's avatar
Oh what a great expression! I can imagine how hard it was to pick him out... even better camouflage than the baby one.
puddin-chronicles's avatar
That's so wonderful! Owls are rare to actually see around here, and especially to photo!
He seems to be giving you the stink eye...:paranoid:
cycoze's avatar
Wonderful capture.
Cri-Kee's avatar
Wow, that is a superb camouflage. They are so magnificent, athough this one looks sleepy and makes it kind of cute :lol: Your gallery is very interesting, every single photo is special and I'm sure you will continue to share amazing photos such as the ones you have, because you are clearly a wonderful photographer :) Welcome to DA!
woopidoo2's avatar
840mm focal length.. :wow:

Thats a EF 300mm (F2.8) with a 1,4 and 2,0 extender, right?

Anyway, fabulous shot once again. Very promising for Deviantart :)
gregster09's avatar
Actually a 600 f4 IS with a 1.4x :)
woopidoo2's avatar
Alright :)

The quality wouldnt have been as good as this with 2 extenders.
AlinaKurbiel's avatar
Fantastic capture :)
ThePenName's avatar
Great Exposure!
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