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Photography is a passion, and sometimes to satsfy our passion we do things that we wouldn't normally do. Post photos that were taken in unusual (for you) circumstances. Please describe those circumstances!
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Monday, 23rd August, 2010 (GMT)
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This is one of the smallest north american owls, only about 4 inches tall. This particular owl was roosting for the day in a very tightly enclosed area in some dense evergreen trees. The only viewing angle for a decent picture was 12 feet up in a nearby tree. I spent 2-3 hours in that tree shooting one handed (hanging on with the other), waiting for a decent pose to get this shot.
|Submitted:||Saturday, 4th September, 2010 13:29 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Wednesday, 18th March, 2009|
|Focal length:||246 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/50 sec|
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