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You make my head spin

During the day these Burrowing owls are usually not very active, but add a heavy down poor and they really get active. To get the rain to blur I used a shutter ...
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During the day these Burrowing owls are usually not very active, but add a heavy down poor and they really get active. To get the rain to blur I used a shutter speed of 1-125. On top of the slow shutter, I was also hand holding so I could be more mobile. This resulted in me deleting 95% of the photos because of motion blur, but it only takes a couple like this to make me happy! This is a wild bird not captive. Photo was taken in Cape Coral Florida.
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Capture Motion Blur Photo ContestTop 10 class
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Nostroboy PRO
 
Nostroboy July 03, 2018
OMG ths is crazy. The motion blur is just amazing like the speed of his head is huuuge !
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wklein July 26, 2018
It is cool..thanks!
AvigayilPhotography
 
AvigayilPhotography August 30, 2018
What a great shot! I love the uniqueness of this. ;) Congrats on being a finalist! :)
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wklein September 04, 2018
Thank you very much!
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texaaronpueschel November 19, 2018
A very creative, winning shot.
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wklein February 16, 2019
Thank you very much!
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xavieRomeo April 12, 2019
Stunning!!