Prairie Owls – a one eyed snowy

Spent one morning last weekend roaming the back roads east of Calgary looking for the snowy owls again.

I found this owl just outside of Cheadle. It was a one-eyed beast that seemed defiant in the face of a strong wind out of the west.

6 responses

  1. elmediat

    Absolutely incredible shots. Have passed on a link to this post to family and friends. The first image is superb.

    February 18, 2012 at 11:25 am

  2. Reblogged this on ashlieclopein.

    February 16, 2012 at 12:31 pm

  3. victoriaaphotography

    Lovely bird & great capture

    February 16, 2012 at 5:11 am

  4. Nice captures! 🙂

    February 16, 2012 at 1:35 am

  5. Maybe I will see one this weekend. What equipment did you use-esp lens? he is a beauty and like the exposure. jane

    February 15, 2012 at 9:32 pm

    • Hi Jane,

      I used a 300mm F/4 IS lens with the aperture pretty close to wide open. I added a 1.4 extender to get a bit more reach in a few frames.

      I hope you find a bunch of these guys when you get out next.

      Cheers,

      Chris

      Christopher Martin Photography | chrisphoto.ca | 403.880.2411

      February 15, 2012 at 10:44 pm

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