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Taking Flight DT6 2266-1-2 by detphoto Taking Flight DT6 2266-1-2 by detphoto
At several spots along the coast Snowy Owls are taking up residence for the winter.  This one lifted off in front of me during our last snowstorm.  He was magnificent.
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WilliamJCovello Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Another amazing piece! Beautiful work! :)
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detphoto Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014
thank you.. so much.  I very much appreciate your comment
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WilliamJCovello Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Anytime. :)
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KreepingSpawn Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Magnificent.  :)
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detphoto Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014
thank you... so much
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KreepingSpawn Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
My pleasure.  :)
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Cosmic-Cherry-Tree Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This deviation has been voted joint submission of the week by the members of :iconbeautiful-wilderness:  and has been featured HERE  :woohoo:
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detphoto Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014
Awesome...  what a great message to find!  thank you!
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Cosmic-Cherry-Tree Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
It's well deserved.....beautiful :heart:
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detphoto Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2014
thank you. so much...
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Cosmic-Cherry-Tree Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I am a blatant truth teller, so if I says its great, it is :floating:
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quaddie Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2014
Must have been wonderful to see her lift off like that..great shot indeed..
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detphoto Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2014
I keep getting lucky and finding them along the marsh and in the dunes.... always amazing to see but, never more fantastic when they are in flight...  thank you very much!
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Cosmic-Cherry-Tree Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Snow! :w00t:
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detphoto Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014
oh nice!!!!!!!!!!!!  its good for you!
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Cosmic-Cherry-Tree Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Its been so long, I've nearly forgotten what its like :(
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detphoto Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014
oh i am sure you can remember ... if you try... lol
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dragon-fly-to-me Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2014
The flecks of snow add something lovely to this image, Don. Very nice capture!!
I would add it to one of "my" folders, but some short person has called dibbs. She is actually stealing the mouse right now, lol.
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detphoto Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2014
thank you.. so much.. glad you liked it... i appreciate that!
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dragon-fly-to-me Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2014
You are welcome.
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BrightStar2 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2014
oh my what big wings he has,.......nice capture,....
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detphoto Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2014
nothing like a big pair of... wings...
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BrightStar2 Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2014
haha :D lovely capture did you have to zoom in much 
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detphoto Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2014
no... not much at all.. most of that is right out of the camera/lens...
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BrightStar2 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014
yep thats how you roll.....wonderful work and patients,  :D :hug:
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detphoto Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014
oh i roll... i put on a few extra pounds this winter!!!
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BrightStar2 Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014
most people do, even though i lost it .....but i think
you look better with a bit of extra weight...it makes
a man look more healthier and .....it suits you :D
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detphoto Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2014
ya..... i would not make a good skinny guy.... so, yes i look pretty healthy.. lol
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Aussie-Blonde Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014
gorgeousssssssssssssss :)
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detphoto Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014
thank you!  
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Aussie-Blonde Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014
with pleasure Don.
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detphoto Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2014
:)
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GarryKirsch Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Nice capture!
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detphoto Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2014
thank you so much... much appreciated!
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LUCILALEYLA Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Gorgeous capture :love:
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detphoto Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014
thank you
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LUCILALEYLA Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
My pleasure Don :)
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Pinedrop Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014
I love this composition and pose!
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detphoto Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014
thank you.. so much!
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