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  • 10th Placement in Owls challenge in Photography Challenge Group on 2012-02-14
  • Featured in Photography Challenge Group on 2012-02-14
  • Featured in Inspired Art on 2012-01-03
  • Featured in Mother Nature’s Finest on 2011-12-31
  • Featured in The Group on 2011-12-31
  • Featured in Canadiana on 2011-12-31
  • Featured in Your Country’s Best on 2011-12-30
  • Featured in Artists Universe on 2011-12-29

I captured the owl with it’s opened beak.

Location: Quebec, Canada
Date: 2011-08-09
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV
ISO: 800
Shutter priority: 1/1000 sec.
Aperture: F/6,3
Metering Mode: Partial
Copyright: Yannik Hay
Lens: EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM@400mm
Lightroom 3,6
Photoshop CS5 for Mac – Camera Raw 6,6

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bird, owl, barn, feathers, prey, raptor, nature, wildlife

Started photography in 1975.
Took photography classes.
Learned black and white dark room.
Did the transition to digital in 2005.
Learned a few post-processing programs and made my choice to Photoshop and Lightroom.

I like to shoot wildlife, birds, macro, landscapes and street photography to name a few.

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  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganalmost 3 years ago

    Gorgeous image & work

  • Thank you very much Tina for the compliment and for the fav. Best wishes :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Neil Bygrave (NATURELENS)
    Neil Bygrave (...almost 3 years ago

    Lovely feather detail

  • Thank you very much Neil for the compliment and for the fav. Best wishes :)

    – Yannik Hay

    JUSTARTalmost 3 years ago

    beautiful work

  • Thank you very much Sylvia :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkealmost 3 years ago

    Gorgeous capture. Wonderful find.

  • Thank you so much Bunny :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sedicialmost 3 years ago

    Happy New Year
    December 28th, 2011
    ► See your work in the Permanents Featured Gallery
    ►Please participate in the ongoing Challenges

  • Thank you very much for the feature and Happy New Year to you too :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELalmost 3 years ago

    Please add country to this lovely image and re-submit to Mother Nature’s finest group, thank you

  • Hi Andrea, the country was already written: Quebec, is the province and Canada is the country. I will resubmit it :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Marilyn Cornwell
    Marilyn Cornwellalmost 3 years ago

  • Thank you Marilyn :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • loiteke
    loitekealmost 3 years ago

  • Thank you very much Meeli for the feature! Best wishes :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Rose Landry
    Rose Landryalmost 3 years ago

    Fantastic shot! love the facial details and the background is perfect!

  • Thank you very much Rose for the compliment. Pleased you like it. Best wishes :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Alinka
    Alinkaalmost 3 years ago

    Gorgeous close-up!

  • Thank you very much Alinka. Happy New Year :)

    – Yannik Hay

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