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Northern Hawk-Owl by Jim Cumming



He stared right through the lens at me…talk about being intimidated. Taken with a Canon 40D and 400 f5.6 lens. Location of this photo- Ottawa,Ontario,Canada
ISO 200
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Linaji Award
Excellence in Clarity and Composition
SoJie 15, May 2012

This photo was ‘Runner-up’ in Canadian Geographic magazines’ ‘Wildlife Photography of the Year’ 2010 – Birds Category and is now hanging in the Museum of Nature in Ottawa this summer 2011
Published in Canadian Geographic Dec 2010 magazine
Published in Canadian Geographics ‘Best Wildlife Pictures 2012’ magazine

Had chance of cover shot of Canadian Geographic’s Best Wildlife Special Edition magazine…lost to the Fox

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  • Peter Zentjens
    Peter Zentjensover 4 years ago

    Superb capture! Such clarity in the eye!

  • jesika
    jesikaover 4 years ago

    Excellent image, beautiful work, Jim

  • Jim Cumming
    Jim Cummingover 4 years ago

    thanks Peter and jesika….very menacing looking hawk

  • TickerGirl
    TickerGirlover 4 years ago

    Beautiful photo Jim, please add location for the Ontario group.

  • jeffrae
    jeffraeover 4 years ago

    Fantastic shot…what a beautiful image.

  • Bellavista2
    Bellavista2over 4 years ago

    Absolutely brillaint capture! Love how you got him staring at you with strong intent! Awesome!!!!:=}

  • Karen  Moore
    Karen Mooreover 4 years ago

    Stunning !!! I need your lens !

  • Jim Cumming
    Jim Cummingover 4 years ago

    Thanks very much everyone

  • berndt2
    berndt2over 4 years ago

    oh, that’s sensational! brilliant, powerful shot!

  • Gillian Bates
    Gillian Batesover 4 years ago

    Great work Jim.

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