Like a shot of a parrot I posted walking down the other side of the street is a barber shop that also seems to be somewhat of a mini zoo. THey have a varitey of lizards inside wheil everyday there is a hawk tied up to a post outside the front of the store. Decided to make the hawk the subject of a few frames one day and This one of those shots.
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michellamy (364) 2004-03-13 21:00
great picture. Color and details are beautifully done. Good job.
eelliott305 (776) 2004-03-13 22:02
The blurred bottom of this photo concentrates the attention on the hawk`s head which is perfectly sharp. He sems to have quite a dangerous look in his eyes.
Ebbe (9617) 2004-03-14 3:38
A great potrait, both the DOF and his pose an eyecontact. I think you should try to do something about the bright green in the foreground, a slight desaturation maybe.
cool_s15 (4050) 2004-03-14 3:41
Great sharp details with great colors on the image. Nice framing and DOF. Very well captured.
cxxl (2682) 2004-03-14 4:32
Excellent "hawk-eye" and DOF. The hawk is demanding the cameras attention, and you have captured it very well.
jhm (155370) 2004-03-14 7:19
Great picture Boof. Colours and details are beautiful nice. Good job.
RobBrown (1797) 2004-03-14 8:09
beautifull seen and captured It could well be taken in the wild, with a well blurred back ground to hid anything artifical, and the green blur framing the bird the magical feather details and that wonderful look in its eyes, one gets the feeling that if you could enlarge the eyes enough you wouldbe seen as the next meal on its mind :0)))#.
Kenny10pin (19301) 2004-03-14 8:10
Dof is superb here boof, well done and great clear shot of the sunject, good subject with clear eyes staring straight in to the camera
Clochette (8076) 2004-03-14 13:54
Great ! I like the way it is staring at you. Good capture with a nice DOF.
bud_ricks (78) 2004-03-14 17:12
I love nature's photographies and yours is quite fantastic one. I would prefer to know this beautiful bird being free but...
whereami (1477) 2004-03-14 19:02
Wow Booof, you've really nailed the focus here. It's absolutely spot on. Again, great framing and a perect background to show off this beautiful bird. Where is this barber's shop?
mitternacht (1839) 2004-03-16 16:37
Those eyes are so intense, you can really tell he's a hunter. Good work with DOF as usual. The green blurred leaves create a good frame and the tones of the background match the bird very well.
BenKovski (1077) 2006-03-08 16:27
She's got the look! Love this shotand especially the eye contact between the bird and the viewer.
I've a post of a caged hawk - the look is totally different
FISCHER (441) 2011-06-02 7:01
Oh my god! it's so beautiful and I regreat to be not able to say more original comment because my poor english! (congratulation as well to the 85mm f 1,2...)
- Copyright: Boof Boof (boof) (634)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2003-00-00
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon D60, canon85mm f1.2 L USM
- Exposure: f/1.4, 1/100 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): birds /oiseaux, Great animal photos 3 [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2004-03-14 1:05
- Favorites: 4 [view]