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Probably one of my most favorite Snowy Owl images that I have captured would have to be this one taken at Damon Point State Park in Washington during the last "echo" irruption out there. What is ironic is that when I made took that trip out there for my first Snowy Owl experience I had to fly across the country. This past winter, they were all over the east coast and I only had to drive a hour and a half over the Pennsylvania to see them. This though, is by far my most memorable shot of a Snowy Owl. Thanks for looking and comments are much appreciated.





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  Canon EOS-1D Mark IV    EF500mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x lens    700mm    f/9.0    1/640s    320 ISO    0.0 EV  




Aug 26, 2014 at 09:03 PM
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If you would like an honest critique, not sure it really works for me. The composition itself is quite nice. However, for me, and I'm think many others, the eyes of the snowy are an amazing attraction. This image is void of this attribute. Do you have any with the eyes open?

Perhaps other might jump in on this.

Ed



Aug 26, 2014 at 09:57 PM
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Unfortunately......I have to agree with ED


Aug 26, 2014 at 10:02 PM
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p.1 #4 · p.1 #4 · Snowy Owl


Hi Joshua...

While I agree with Ed's comment above about the attraction of Snowy Owl eyes, I like this one just because it doesn't show the eyes...that little bit of difference sets it apart from the traditional photos of Snowy Owls and makes it special.

If I had to nit pick, I think I'd like to see the sky a little deeper blue. Perhaps there's something you could do in processing to make it pop just a little more.

Great shot.

Tom



Aug 26, 2014 at 10:06 PM
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p.1 #5 · p.1 #5 · Snowy Owl


I like the image. The branches form a cup for the owl to perch in. Kinda neat.


Aug 26, 2014 at 10:33 PM
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Thanks guys. Always open to honest critiques Ed. While I do agree with your assessment regarding the eyes, and have lots of other shots of Snowy Owls and their captivating eyes open, but what I like most about this is that the Owl looking peacefully at rest with its' head hung down, as though it is sleeping.


Aug 26, 2014 at 11:11 PM
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p.1 #7 · p.1 #7 · Snowy Owl


I like eyes too, but this just exudes Peace to me. Good capture Joshua.
Douglas



Aug 26, 2014 at 11:47 PM
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p.1 #8 · p.1 #8 · Snowy Owl


i'd prefer the eyes also Joshua .. but it's still a nice shot


Aug 26, 2014 at 11:53 PM
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p.1 #9 · p.1 #9 · Snowy Owl


Snowy is adorable, soft, cuddly and praying before it goes to

BeeBalm



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p.1 #10 · p.1 #10 · Snowy Owl


Perfect exposure, nice sharp detail, love the pine tree perch... cool shot Joshua, but I too would prefer to see those beautiful and captivating eyes.
I get why you love it, and thats most important. Very nice work.

Kirk



Aug 27, 2014 at 12:41 AM
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p.1 #11 · p.1 #11 · Snowy Owl


Lovely shot ! Love how the pine needles just cradle it.

Birdie



Aug 27, 2014 at 12:58 AM
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p.1 #12 · p.1 #12 · Snowy Owl


I like it. The owl just fits perfectly in a cup of pines.

Glenn



Aug 27, 2014 at 01:14 AM
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p.1 #13 · p.1 #13 · Snowy Owl


I like it, partly because of the interesting perch, and partly because it is a different look from most snowy owl shots. Yes, showing the eyes can be dramatic, but this one is peaceful. Great shot!

Kevin



Aug 27, 2014 at 01:23 AM
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p.1 #14 · p.1 #14 · Snowy Owl


It's a great, peaceful image as is and I love the pine "cup, but I also would like to see the eyes ~ Ron


Aug 27, 2014 at 08:51 PM
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p.1 #15 · p.1 #15 · Snowy Owl


The image is certainly different than the norm for Snowy Owls, but it has its own aesthetic appeal: eyes closed while nestled and wrapped in the pine makes for a wonderful, peaceful scene.

Brian M.



Aug 27, 2014 at 09:47 PM
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p.1 #16 · p.1 #16 · Snowy Owl


As much as I would like to see the eyes..... I still love the shot. Well done

Tim



Aug 27, 2014 at 10:09 PM
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p.1 #17 · p.1 #17 · Snowy Owl


This is one of those images were the cuteness factor makes up from everything else. I mean....isn't that cute!? Lovely shot.


Aug 28, 2014 at 01:11 AM





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