I found this Eagle Owl yesterday, resting like an eccentric professor in his very messy, craggy lair. In fact, he’s chosen the perfect spot for hunting, overlooking a broad, rush-filled plain, no doubt crawling with goodies. I’ll return in a few weeks to see if he’s attracted a mate, but I’m not holding my breath on that score.
- Aesthetic: Feedback on the overall visual appeal of the image, including its color, lighting, cropping, and composition.
- Conceptual: Feedback on the message and story conveyed by the image.
- Emotional: Feedback on the emotional impact and artistic value of the image.
- Technical: Feedback on the technical aspects of the image, such as exposure, color, focus and reproduction of colors and details, post-processing, and print quality.
In the first shot I wanted to show him in his home; in the second to portray a sense of peaceful rest after a night on the prowl.
D500 + 150-600mm (@600mm) i) 1/500 f13 ISO 800 ii) 1/640 f11 ISO 1000
Large cropping, tonal adjustments in PS, and some sanitizing in the second shot.