A wise old owl sat on an oak. The more he saw the less he spoke. The less he spoke the more he heard. Why aren’t we like that wise old bird?
Edward Hersey Richards

Busch Gardens ~ Tampa ~ Florida ~ USA

Olympus SP570 UZ


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Photography is not about cameras, gadgets and gizmos. Photography is about photographers. A camera didn’t make a great picture any more than a typewriter wrote a great novel.
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  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyabout 3 years ago

    very cool! I like the black background and the light on the bird

  • anaisanais
    anaisanaisabout 3 years ago

    VERY BEAUTIFUL WORK AND QUOTE…In Italy, traditionally the owl is bad luck. It uses the verb “Gufare” for go against
    .personally i own pendants and pins that Represnt him for talisman…

  • rosalin
    rosalinabout 3 years ago


  • Dwarkan
    Dwarkanabout 3 years ago

    Belle citation en effet Francis !! J’aime beacoup la chouette.. elle était le symbole de mes études en Khâgne à Paris quand je préparais le concours d’entrée à Normal Sup….

  • Dawn B Davies-McIninch
    Dawn B Davies-...about 3 years ago

    oh I am so glad to be back on rb, it seems as though I have been off site for years hehe dotn think I could catch up on all even if I could lol But I am delighted to see such a fabulous picture on my return,missed you all,dawnx

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