JimCumming
JimCumming

Staredown with a Hawk-owl



Staredown with a Hawk-owl

Staredown with a Hawk-owl
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Contest Finalist in Depth In Nature Photo Contest
Contest Finalist in Shallow Depth Of Field Photo Contest
Contest Finalist in Social Exposure Photo Contest Vol 1
Contest Finalist in It Is A Wild World Photo Contest
Contest Finalist in Celebrating Nature Day Photo Contest 2015
Contest Finalist in Celebrating Nature Photo Contest
Contest Finalist in Solo Animals Photo Contest
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198 Comments | Report
herezdeb
 
herezdeb January 27, 2012
Wow, what a look! Great shot!
Duff
 
Duff January 27, 2012
Wow! What a Fantastic Capture! Those Eyes... Wow!
junkazama
 
junkazama January 27, 2012
awesome shot!
palvidrez
 
palvidrez February 01, 2012
congratulations
devosphotography
 
devosphotography February 01, 2012
congratulations ,very very very nice
eddiet
 
eddiet February 01, 2012
congrats
megjpt
 
megjpt February 01, 2012
nice..
csmmacker2004
 
csmmacker2004 February 01, 2012
Awesome Shot, Nice Job
BLAKSTEEL
 
BLAKSTEEL February 01, 2012
OUTSTANDING CAPTURE! THIS IS AN AWESOME CAPTURE! CONGRADS TO YOU SIR!
ninirocklover
 
ninirocklover February 01, 2012
wow awesome capture!! congrats!
catini
 
catini February 01, 2012
Fantastic capture, congrats on your feature!
tcdaley78
 
tcdaley78 February 01, 2012
a great shot! good work :)
kittylegs
 
kittylegs February 01, 2012
incredible shot -congrats on the feature
TAHammer
 
TAHammer February 01, 2012
Fantastic capture, congratulations on your feature
kerryanne
 
kerryanne February 01, 2012
Awesome shot! Stunning! Congrats on your feature photo!
andrew2
 
andrew2 February 01, 2012
Awesome Image...congrats on your feature
murcuduca
 
murcuduca February 01, 2012
Beautiful!!
kchased
 
kchased February 01, 2012
amazing shot. deserves the feature. congrats
msdean
 
msdean February 01, 2012
Gorgeous capture! Congratulations on the feature!
JonHurdWildImage
 
JonHurdWildImage February 01, 2012
GORGEOUS!!!
buttercup96
 
buttercup96 February 01, 2012
Congratulations :)
akhtarkhan
 
akhtarkhan February 01, 2012
Awesome detail, beautifully capture....well done. Congrats on the feature and welcome to VB!
conick47
 
conick47 February 01, 2012
Wow, fantastic shot! Congrats on your Feature!
shema
 
shema February 01, 2012
awesome! can see why this is a feature shot!
JohnnaJohnson
 
JohnnaJohnson February 01, 2012
fantastic capture!
debscham
 
debscham February 01, 2012
fantastic shot! congrats!
Marian PRO
 
Marian February 01, 2012
Congrats!!!Very nice!!!!
rturnbow PRO+
 
rturnbow February 01, 2012
Very nice...who won the stare-down?
13atduvall
 
13atduvall February 01, 2012
Really great shot! Congrats!
nerophoto
 
nerophoto February 01, 2012
beyond awesome!!! congrats!!
xamandax
 
xamandax February 01, 2012
congrats on the feature!
Duff
 
Duff February 01, 2012
Congratulations on Your Feature Photo!! Well Deserved!!
aphotoaday365
 
aphotoaday365 February 01, 2012
congrats on a well deserved feature and capture!
Tulips
 
Tulips February 01, 2012
Wow, I really impressed. Beautiful picture.
DiabloDeb
 
DiabloDeb February 01, 2012
Beautiful.
rmcalpine
 
rmcalpine February 01, 2012
Superb capture!!! Congrats on your feature!
murphey PRO
 
murphey February 01, 2012
Great Capture
hobel587
 
hobel587 February 01, 2012
This is a GREAT photo!!
Wayne_Sr
 
Wayne_Sr February 01, 2012
Awesome capture, Congratulations on your Feature photo!
specialeffex
 
specialeffex February 01, 2012
Awesome capture!
rvalatino
 
rvalatino February 01, 2012
Incredible Shot, great work !! Props!!
Mar PRO+
 
Mar February 01, 2012
Great capture. Congratulations!
xavierw PRO
 
xavierw February 01, 2012
Fantastic. Congrats
kari357 PRO+
 
kari357 February 01, 2012
Looks like he found his prey! Great shot, Congrats!!!
tsambaproductions
 
tsambaproductions February 01, 2012
congrats
danishphoto
 
danishphoto February 02, 2012
wow,,, congratulations
SusiStroud PRO+
 
SusiStroud February 02, 2012
What a Stare :) Wonderful shot-Congratulations on your Feature!
pamela09
 
pamela09 February 02, 2012
AMAZING CAPTURE!!! Congrats.
bryancvillamor
 
bryancvillamor February 02, 2012
congrats! :)
locustgirl
 
locustgirl February 02, 2012
STUNNING
Isaac
 
Isaac February 02, 2012
Simply amazing. Great job!
Amiqdadi PRO+
 
Amiqdadi February 02, 2012
wowooooooooow,amazing,great,fantastic,,,,one of the best shots i have ever seen in my life,,,,it captured my soul
cojokester
 
cojokester February 02, 2012
There is no doubt about the superb quality of this shot! Well Done! Congrats on your feature and Photo of the Week!!
dorothysantos
 
dorothysantos February 02, 2012
Gorgeous! Absolutely beautiful shot!!
Jazz
 
Jazz February 03, 2012
Wonderful Congrats:)))))))))))
Tameika
 
Tameika February 03, 2012
Congratulations on your feature.
Jazz
 
Jazz February 03, 2012
wonderful congrats:)))))))))))
lolav2010
 
lolav2010 February 03, 2012
What an intense shot...so well done :)
inka
 
inka February 03, 2012
Congratulations!!
janicem48
 
janicem48 February 03, 2012
Beautiful, nice shot
photosue50
 
photosue50 February 03, 2012
Absolutely gorgeous
JimCumming
 
JimCumming February 03, 2012
Thank you all for the very kind comments, I really appreciate it. Jim
mariovasa
 
mariovasa February 03, 2012
Great shot
Ghafur
 
Ghafur February 03, 2012
Love it! You look like the owl's prey!
vVKk
 
vVKk February 03, 2012
Love wild animal shots. Thumbs up!
lmccarter
 
lmccarter February 04, 2012
like it
Lorie
 
Lorie February 04, 2012
This is an absolutely wonderful shot.
Helios
 
Helios February 04, 2012
Great shot!
Insight
 
Insight February 06, 2012
Stunning!
PaulRae
 
PaulRae February 06, 2012
Really love this shot, awesome!
ArisAlexandra
 
ArisAlexandra February 07, 2012
Amazing!
najamulasre
 
najamulasre February 10, 2012
i am ready n u..................Excellent capture
MelMon8
 
MelMon8 February 16, 2012
Wildlife photography at it's very best... fantastic capture!
tra rader
 
tra rader February 26, 2012
great shot
Carli
 
Carli February 26, 2012
i love this! what an amzinng capture, added to favourites!
MRL2011 PRO
 
MRL2011 March 01, 2012
Amazing capture.
robertbryans
 
robertbryans March 04, 2012
Congrats
1979
 
1979 March 05, 2012
CREDIT TO PHOTOGROPHY - TRU;Y AMAZING
donvos
 
donvos March 13, 2012
He will always come first!! Magic shot!
jemoore76
 
jemoore76 March 17, 2012
Great capture, congrats on the feature!
locustgirl
 
locustgirl March 21, 2012
intense
angeloapilado
 
angeloapilado March 22, 2012
Stunning shot! Congrats on your feature!keep 'em coming!!!
neesonpa1 PRO
 
neesonpa1 March 22, 2012
incredible capture! Congrats
KBWildPhotography
 
KBWildPhotography April 02, 2012
wow
Arun
 
Arun April 09, 2012
Great!
Batesrc2 PRO+
 
Batesrc2 April 12, 2012
Great Shot..
takad
 
takad April 16, 2012
Amazing shot.
tjberndt PRO+
 
tjberndt May 02, 2012
great work!!!
Casper PRO+
 
Casper May 14, 2012
holy guacamole, ready to launch an attack!
bobbynall PRO
 
bobbynall May 20, 2012
COOL--- LOVE THE SHOT
hsinyuchang
 
hsinyuchang May 21, 2012
Cool! Such a great shot!
kphall Premium
 
kphall May 29, 2012
Ohhh what a stare...love this!
MRL2011 PRO
 
MRL2011 June 01, 2012
Amazing capture. Super shot
kfdrab2 Premium
 
kfdrab2 June 02, 2012
Amazing capture! Very cool!
disneymamom PRO
 
disneymamom June 04, 2012
fabulous shot..congrats belated..
ArtQ
 
ArtQ June 08, 2012
Congrats! really an amazing capture.
AmberJPhotography PRO+
 
AmberJPhotography June 08, 2012
congrats! Fantastic shot!
Page1122
 
Page1122 June 08, 2012
Congratulations! Beautiful shot!
bud82520 PRO+
 
bud82520 June 08, 2012
Congrats....awesome capture
cathy_marsh_sears_8277
 
cathy_marsh_sears_8277 June 08, 2012
Hey Jim - As usual another awesome photo, kudos to you, congratulations!!!!
dangerousdick
 
dangerousdick June 08, 2012
THAT IS ONE HELL OF A SHOT!!!!
kphall Premium
 
kphall June 08, 2012
Wow..stunning!
kphall Premium
 
kphall June 08, 2012
And Congrats!!!
EskimoMidget
 
EskimoMidget June 08, 2012
Gorgeous!
KBWildPhotography
 
KBWildPhotography June 08, 2012
Thats Awesome!
disneymamom PRO
 
disneymamom June 08, 2012
Great shot! How close were you to this hawk owl? great shot and congratulations on a photo well done!!
AA
 
AA June 08, 2012
Well done!
aussiesteve
 
aussiesteve June 08, 2012
Great capture, congrats on the win.
Amiqdadi PRO+
 
Amiqdadi June 09, 2012
great capture,,,congrats
Tulips
 
Tulips June 09, 2012
Picture perfect! Congrats!
MKJPhotography
 
MKJPhotography June 09, 2012
What an amazing capture!! Congrats
andrew2
 
andrew2 June 09, 2012
Awesome Capture...Congrats On Your Win!!
mdriley00 PRO+
 
mdriley00 June 09, 2012
Nice shot.
Duff
 
Duff June 09, 2012
Congratulations on Your Win!
Carli
 
Carli June 09, 2012
this is amazing! congratulations :D
Marian PRO
 
Marian June 09, 2012
Congratulations on your win, Jim!!!!
Nikshooter Premium
 
Nikshooter June 09, 2012
It frightens me to look at this awesome capture:)
gabajo
 
gabajo June 09, 2012
Wonderful Capture!
Thimbee
 
Thimbee June 09, 2012
Most hearty congratulations!
eskimotwila
 
eskimotwila June 09, 2012
A photo well deserved..congratulations1
Jeanne713 PRO+
 
Jeanne713 June 09, 2012
Great shot! Congrats!!
rachmonte
 
rachmonte June 10, 2012
Very nice! Congrats!
angiebanta
 
angiebanta June 10, 2012
Gorgeous!!! Congrats on your well deserved win!!
kkat PRO
 
kkat June 10, 2012
Great Capture! Congratulations!!!
LizOSullivan
 
LizOSullivan June 10, 2012
Congratulations. Fantastic shot.
morg PRO
 
morg June 10, 2012
Great shot!
DianeCArtography
 
DianeCArtography June 10, 2012

Wow, now this is a capture! GORGEOUS!!! JUST GORGEOUS!!! CONGRATS!


tsambaproductions
 
tsambaproductions June 10, 2012
congrats
Redcow
 
Redcow June 11, 2012
Beautiful shot!
beetlestone
 
beetlestone June 11, 2012
Congrats! What a capture!
melissajbanks
 
melissajbanks June 11, 2012
I've never seen a photo with so many views! Wow! Well done, it's awesome!
bjwestbrook
 
bjwestbrook June 12, 2012
Congratulations. Very cool!
Wayne_Sr
 
Wayne_Sr June 12, 2012
Fantastic Capture Jim! Congratulations on your Win! :~)
PSJPhotography
 
PSJPhotography June 13, 2012
Fantastic! Congrats!
KCraine
 
KCraine June 14, 2012
Congrats Beautiful Capture.
DebbieMahorney
 
DebbieMahorney June 15, 2012
Very nice shot.
theresavar
 
theresavar June 16, 2012
great pic, you can feel the intensity in his eyes
jesusfreak3520
 
jesusfreak3520 June 16, 2012
Stunning capture! Congrats on the win!
DearTam
 
DearTam June 17, 2012
Congratulations! Stunning work.
david_marden_sr_836
 
david_marden_sr_836 June 17, 2012
Bat your eye, and I will eat you.
mitha_imudz_690
 
mitha_imudz_690 June 18, 2012
bguss* :))
CG PRO+
 
CG June 24, 2012
Congratulations what a great shot.
rkperry215
 
rkperry215 August 12, 2012
Congrats! Great shot!
jswolfphoto
 
jswolfphoto August 22, 2012
nice capture!
kimcosman
 
kimcosman September 22, 2012
Absolutely perfect! Voted.
Jeanne713 PRO+
 
Jeanne713 September 22, 2012
Gorgeous shot! Voted!!
carol_bradshaw_4069
 
carol_bradshaw_4069 September 22, 2012
Awesome Shot ! Congrats !
carolcardillo PRO
 
carolcardillo September 22, 2012
Perfect! Voted.
marccasolani-photography
 
marccasolani-photography September 22, 2012
Great shot!
j_oconnor84
 
j_oconnor84 September 25, 2012
very intense! great capture
tissa7
 
tissa7 September 25, 2012
grrrreat!
cattlerancher
 
cattlerancher September 27, 2012
Amazing. Love the clarity and intensity.
ornani
 
ornani September 27, 2012
excellent shot
nikki8
 
nikki8 September 27, 2012
Those eyes! Wonderful capture...
CuppsPhotography
 
CuppsPhotography September 29, 2012
THIS IS AWESOME...... GREAT DETAIL.
kphall Premium
 
kphall October 02, 2012
Voted!
steo
 
steo October 02, 2012
great shot
rmr731 PRO+
 
rmr731 October 08, 2012
Awesome photo! Congrats!
davbro
 
davbro October 11, 2012
Stunning capture!
Tim_Haynes
 
Tim_Haynes January 14, 2013
Great capture!!!!!!
SFalagario_photos
 
SFalagario_photos January 14, 2013
This photo is intense! I love it.
JHPhotos PRO+
 
JHPhotos February 18, 2013
unbelievable capture. detail of wonderful
DesignByKathi
 
DesignByKathi February 21, 2013
Nice... I voted...
charlottetherese
 
charlottetherese February 22, 2013
very nice
oliviermathias
 
oliviermathias April 24, 2013
Very cool photo!
Photojenix
 
Photojenix May 26, 2013
Wow, beautiful shot!
Hari_Subagio
 
Hari_Subagio July 04, 2013
Fantastic
Prasen
 
Prasen July 10, 2013
bossy look.great shot.
KayBrewer PRO+
 
KayBrewer September 13, 2013
an "oh" pic! Congratulations -deserved
SuperT22
 
SuperT22 November 06, 2013
excellent
ritafayeadams PRO
 
ritafayeadams May 14, 2014
Awesome! congratulations!!
Timbo
 
Timbo May 17, 2014
Very cool capture
michaeltillman PRO+
 
michaeltillman July 22, 2014
Great eye for composition. With this great tight depth of field you turned the entire background into a canvas. This dude looks to be asking. "What the hell you looking at chump?" LOL. Great shot.
MaryAnne306 PRO+
 
MaryAnne306 September 26, 2014
I feel targeted! Amazing capture.
J_Winder
 
J_Winder October 19, 2014
Great capture! Love the eyes!
texaaronpueschel PRO
 
texaaronpueschel December 28, 2014
This one gets it. A winner. Voted many times.
RhondaMcD
 
RhondaMcD January 07, 2015
Congratulations on winning Finalist rank. Amazing photo. Well deserved.
rmr731 PRO+
 
rmr731 January 08, 2015
Congrats on being a finalist Jim! This is a fabulous capture!
cmorisset PRO
 
cmorisset January 08, 2015
Beautiful capture! Bravo and congrats!
janland PRO+
 
janland January 10, 2015
Wonderful capture! Beautiful detail! Congrats!
ReneeBlake PRO+
 
ReneeBlake February 04, 2015
Amazing shot ! Congrats !
KatieMcKinneyPhotography
 
KatieMcKinneyPhotography February 16, 2015
Fabulous shot!
johndonaldson
 
johndonaldson February 17, 2015
Nice shot
Kksgram Premium
 
Kksgram February 17, 2015
Amazing photo and very deserving !!!
MarieJordan PRO
 
MarieJordan February 18, 2015
Cool. Very Icy. Well done. Fantastic capture.
Hood PRO+
 
Hood July 02, 2015
congratulations.....masterpiece.
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots July 08, 2015
Amazing capture! Congrats.
p_eileenbaltz PRO
 
p_eileenbaltz August 06, 2015
Beautiful image! Congratulations on being chosen a finalist.........and, good luck.:)
juliepeeks PRO+
 
juliepeeks August 29, 2015
Awesome shot!!
LORRIEC PRO
 
LORRIEC September 29, 2015
Stunning!
nandicmb
 
nandicmb October 08, 2015
Congratulations on ALL your Awards!!!
1944LYNKS PRO
 
1944LYNKS October 10, 2015
Nice work.
ruthjolly PRO+
 
ruthjolly January 26, 2016
Such an intense capture!!
Alwolfe Premium
 
Alwolfe February 20, 2018
Excellent capture. Love the stare!
LCons Premium
 
LCons March 04, 2018
Oh wow! Fantastic capture! I feel like he’s looking right at me!
FergalBrady
 
FergalBrady June 13, 2018
Ominous look great capture
Nostroboy PRO+
 
Nostroboy June 17, 2018
Very good shot !
gallmese
 
gallmese Sep 26
fantastic!!!

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Behind The Lens

Location
I took this in Ottawa, Canada
Time
It was mid morning I believe.
Lighting
It was mid January and the sky was overcast which for me is the best light for outdoor photography.
Equipment
Equipment used that morning was my Canon 40D and Canon 400 5.6 lens. I had this setup on my tripod since the hawk owl was static and my lens is a non IS lens. No flash was used.
Inspiration
I love the outdoors and wildlife, so on this cold January morning I had heard that there was a hawk owl in the west end of the city so not having ever seen one I set out to go look for it.
Editing
My post processing is pretty standard and quick. I shoot in raw format so once I've downloaded my images and have picked out a few highlights I do the basic noise reduction (if any) add a bit of saturation if needed and use unsharp mask then save as a jpg. I might spend 5-10 minutes per photo
In my camera bag
I carry my Canon 70-200 2.8 lens, a Canon 100 2.8 macro in case I find some interesting insects or flowers. Usually I'll also carry my Canon 24-105 f4 lens if a awesome landscape shot catches my eye. Insect repellent of course, bottle of water, extra cards and batteries.
Feedback
The only advice I can think of is patience, wildlife photography is patience and try try again.

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