Beach Bum

Posted by John Spreitzer on Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:44 pm

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Not always easy to catch these guys with their eyes open while they're resting on the beach. This was as wide open as they got.
Nikon D500 with Tamron 150-600 G2 @ 600 handheld  
1/3200 sec, F7.1, ISO 250(Auto)

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by david fletcher on Thu Jan 03, 2019 3:11 pm
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super sighting John. Lovely details. All the best for 2019
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by Gene Gwin on Thu Jan 03, 2019 5:30 pm
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John, Like that you were able to catch him in the grass to show a more natural environment.

by Ron Day on Thu Jan 03, 2019 7:03 pm
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I like the inclusion of habitat too, John. Great find with great detail.

by Paul Rossi on Thu Jan 03, 2019 7:17 pm
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Nicely done, with nice light.

by Cynthia Crawford on Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:34 pm
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Love that sleepy look- beautiful environment and mood. Like this a lot!
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by Carol Clarke on Sun Jan 06, 2019 9:40 am
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Wonderful image, John! Beautiful owl and setting in the sweetest light. Well done.

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by Mako_Elite on Sun Jan 06, 2019 4:01 pm
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I am so jealous. I never even seen one in my whole life in the wild :-( Very nice shot John!


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