Aug 20, 2011

A Portrait of An Owl

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Meet Erik, an owl that belongs to my husband's friend.
Today, the owl is often used as a symbol for education, and used as a graduation mascot. Many cultures have connected the following characteristics to the owl:intelligence, brilliance, wisdom, power, knowledge, intuition, messages, mysticism, mystery, unconscious, silent observation, independence, protection, bravery, transition, longevity, reincarnation.
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19 comments:

Advan Angkasa said...

I thought it was a statue of an owl, the owl was real

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Sivinden said...

Great light and detail - so well captured!

anemonen said...

That is a great shot. Love it and wish it were mine.

John said...

Quite a 'serious' expression on the old boy's face. Nice shot.

Mark said...

I would love to own an owl! Great shot!

LauraX said...

wonderful photo...so much texture and a expressive eyes!

Woody said...

The eyes are captivating and the details in the feather are amazing.

Carver said...

Great shot of the owl.

NatureFootstep said...

lol, Eric has a lot to live up to. :) Nice shot of him.

Tatjana Parkacheva said...

Nice animal portrait.

Regards!

Dimple said...

I like this portrait. Owls are very interesting creatures.

rofi @Mobil keluarga terbaik di Indonesia said...

Garang banget itu burung hantu tampangnya....piaraankah?

nattsyrransphoto said...

Wow!!! This is so cool =)

eden said...

Nice B and W photo.

Francisca said...

Those piercing big eyes must be what gives the owl the look of brilliance. What an interesting pet to have.

kimmy said...

hmmm.. pretty! nice shot, Lina. but why does he look so stern, doesn't he want to have his picture taken? hehe..

Dragonstar said...

Excellent portrait of the owl!

Dhemz said...

so cute!

awarewriter said...

Outstanding, especially the eyes!

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