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Antibes, le Marineland - 6

Posted by
Henri Rabagny (Paris, France) on 15 August 2007 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Le Grand Duc, le plus grand des rapaces nocturnes d'Europe.

PENTAX K10D 1/250 second F/5.6 ISO 100 240 mm (35mm equiv.)

Hrg from tehran, Iran

thats awesome , what a close shot !!!! i think he is sleepy a bit :) great job

15 Aug 2007 5:04am

@Hrg: Many thanks for your visit.

Bron from Canberra, Australia

Magnificent Henri - congratulations!

15 Aug 2007 5:26am

@Bron: Many thanks.
I know an other AM3 friend who lives in Canberra. She is Sidonie.

JED from Germany

Great bird portrait ...

15 Aug 2007 8:49am

@JED: Thanks for your visit.

kmf from Dubai, United Arab Emirates

great,fantastic looking

15 Aug 2007 9:50am

@kmf: Thanks a lot for your comment.

Our little hood from bruges, Belgium

amazing shot.. almost scary..

they have such beautiful eyes, don't they


15 Aug 2007 10:28am

@Our little hood: Thanks Maria. I'm fascinate too by the owls and their eyes.

MaryB from Staffordshire, United Kingdom

A stunning close up of this beautiful owl!

15 Aug 2007 11:33am

@MaryB: At this exhibition it was fantastic to be so close!

Double KK Photography from West Richland, United States

awesome photo

15 Aug 2007 12:07pm

@Double KK Photography: Many thanks for your visit.

Shahab from Qazvin, Iran

Fantastic portrait!Quite well done!!!

15 Aug 2007 12:36pm

@Shahab: Thanks Shahab for your nice words.

simona from cluj, Romania

great photo, pointing on the owl's red eye and with the blue background!

15 Aug 2007 12:37pm

@simona: Thanks very much Simona for your comment.

Johnny from Santa Clara, United States

nice shot

15 Aug 2007 5:55pm

@Johnny: Many thanks Johnny.

Stewart Bywater from Peterborough, England, United Kingdom

Nice shot. He looks a bit angry! :)

15 Aug 2007 6:36pm

@Stewart Bywater: Thanks Stewart. They look naturaly angry. I wouldn't be a rabbit or a mouse!

Soph from Enghien, Belgium

tout simplement superbe! quels yeux! J'adore le piqué mais aussi le fond et l'impression de vent grace au petit flou du mouvement de ses quelques plumes au dessus de la tete. Superbe!!

15 Aug 2007 7:08pm

@Soph: Merci Sophie. J'ai pris autant de plaisir à l'admirer qu'à le prendre en photo.

Sidonie from Sydney, Australia

Tu es doue! Image professionelle!

15 Aug 2007 10:49pm

@Sidonie: Merci mille fois. La beauté naturelle de ce hibou y est pour beaucoup...

Anand from Chennai, India

Very Impressive Indeed !

16 Aug 2007 3:22am

@Anand: Many thanks Anand for your comment.

mirliflore from Montreal, Canada

La couleur de ses yeux est magnifique !
Belle prise ! :)

16 Aug 2007 3:46am

@mirliflore: Merci beaucoup. Ces hiboux ont effectivement des yeux magnifiques.

Evi from Athens, Greece

Beautiful shot, intense and sharp eye!

16 Aug 2007 6:40am

@Evi: Many thanks Evi.

Alfredo J. Martiz J. from Tokyo, Japan


18 Aug 2007 11:46am

@Alfredo J. Martiz J.: Many thanks for your visit.

Double KK Photography from West Richland, United States

great close up

18 Aug 2007 3:32pm

@Double KK Photography: Many Thanks.

Daniel from Olympia, United States

wow eyes!

19 Aug 2007 4:06am

@Daniel: Thanks Daniel.

1/250 second
ISO 100
240 mm (35mm equiv.)