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Powerful Owl

Posted by
Stephen (Canberra, Australia) on 6 May 2018 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

One of the keepers at Taronga Zoo with a Powerful Owl, a most beautiful bird.

It looks tranquil here, resting on the keeper's gauntlet, but wide eyes ever watchful.

SONY ILCE-6000 1/1000 second F/4.0 ISO 200 35 mm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

What a fine moment this makes . . can sense the chemistry.

6 May 2018 7:14am

@Ronnie 2¢: Yes, well said. We all have our totems and birds the most beautiful among them.

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

impressive frame

6 May 2018 7:16am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Nice combination of sharp eyes and gentle eyes.

6 May 2018 9:21am

@Hiro: I like your interpretation - sharp eyes and gentle eyes - thanks Hiro

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Ultra alert I would say. Excellent double portrait. I like the way you put them above you

6 May 2018 10:04am

@grouser: Thanks grouser

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I like this point of view a lot. Those eyes are captivating.

6 May 2018 2:01pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Superb capture of the moment !

6 May 2018 2:13pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

belle complicité

6 May 2018 5:47pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

A M A Z I N G !!!!!

6 May 2018 9:24pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

Those eyes are amazing. I bet he doesn't miss anything! A beautiful portrait of the owl and the keeper!

7 May 2018 1:03am

Martine from France

Quel regard !

7 May 2018 5:45am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

An excellent shooting angle and double portrait result.

7 May 2018 12:08pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

An alert owl and ever alert keeper I imagine. A beautiful portrait of the two.

7 May 2018 4:47pm

1/1000 second
ISO 200
35 mm