Sub Zero / Snowy Owl by Gary Fairhead

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A late afternoon shot of this juvenile female Snowy Owl. Casselamn Ontario Canada in the Winter of 2008.

Hand held using elbows in the snow for support while lying down to get the low angle. Canon 30D and 400F5.6 Spot Metered ISO 200, F5.6 1/800 sec at +2/3 exposure compensation.

310 views Dec 08 2010




  • Kimberly Chadwick
    Kimberly Chadwickover 4 years ago

    Just gorgeous! Instant fave!

  • Thanks Kimberly..When they are around it makes the Winter easier to take.

    – Gary Fairhead

  • Michael Cummings
    Michael Cummingsover 4 years ago

    Fabulous image Gary

  • Thanks Michael :-)

    – Gary Fairhead

  • RSRProductions
    RSRProductionsover 4 years ago

    Wow, a beuatiful bird and picture, well done. :D

  • Many thanks!

    – Gary Fairhead

  • TequilaPhoto
    TequilaPhotoover 4 years ago

    I like owls! Great work!

  • I like Owls too and thanks!

    – Gary Fairhead

  • Erik Anderson
    Erik Andersonover 4 years ago

    Im soo damn jealous.

  • I am taking that as a compliment :-) I am sure there are owls in your area,,,there are about 10 species here depending on the season and the year.

    – Gary Fairhead

  • Louise Linossi Telfer
    Louise Linossi...over 4 years ago

    wow !!!! this is perfect

  • Thanks Louise :-)

    – Gary Fairhead

  • Beve Brown-Clark
    Beve Brown-Clarkover 4 years ago

    Such a beautiful late day capture….lighting sure makes the moment…doesn’t it! Outstanding capture!

  • Yes the same subject takes on so many different elements depending on the light. Thanks Bev!

    – Gary Fairhead

  • Richard Williams
    Richard Williamsover 4 years ago

    excellent photo!!

  • Thanks so much !

    – Gary Fairhead

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 4 years ago

    Beautiful – - – the light is lovely!!!!!

  • Thanks Lorilee and the light changed continuously as the sun was settiing …some later shots have a turqoise and pink shadowing but I started losing details.

    – Gary Fairhead

  • Ruth Lambert
    Ruth Lambertover 4 years ago

    Stunning shot!!!

  • Many thanks Ruth :-)

    – Gary Fairhead

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