Monday, April 25, 2011

birds of a feather...

on saturday, i got to take pictures for an outdoor event. dylan has been volunteering with this particular committee for a couple years and volunteered me up to be the one to take the pictures. i figured it's good to put on my resume too ;) i was a little intimidated, but overall, once i got into it, it was a good day. i got to go in the aviary and then saw a couple owls too, which was awesome. i think i now love owls.

 i love this one! haha he kinda reminds me of the dramatic chipmunk on youtube
 such a gorgeous creature.
 octavius the owl
another fantastic lookin' creature
are these guys photogenic or what?! this one was itty bitty, but 8 years old.
 enthralled by him. kinda wanted to take him home.
oh, she all of a sudden got glasses? ha, nicknamed; the professor.

i think this is enough for now. it was a good experience and the lady in charge was really happy with all the pictures (400 which was then narrowed down to 170 which were edited). apparently i captured the joy. so that was a nice compliment :) maybe they'll have me back next year!


chiarabella said...

great pictures! oh my god i love the owl in the glasses haha!!!

Raven said...

So is his name really Octavius or did you just name him that when you saw him :)

beautiful pictures!!

christine donee said...

I've always had a thing for owls. Don't know why. Just do.

Harley said...

The Itty Bitty one? Yes? I WANT.

Little owls are the cutest thing ever! Congratulations on the photos, these are great!

C.Y. said...

nice i like it i follow you

Megan said...

Awww, I love the pictures! You are adorable! I love the top left corner of your sidebar where you say how y'all met and that y'all walk around the city holding hands. So so cute!

Unknown said...

Okay beautiful pictures! I love your blog.
New follower :)


Abby said...

LOVE all these photos! Esp the owl with the glasses ;)

bananas. said...

ahhhh the owl with glasses is hoolarious!!! hahaha!!!

great pictures. lurve. them. all!!!

Anonymous said...

lovely post!

i absolutely love and have such a found respect for birds, such fascinating creatures.

last photo is so cute, did that owl really have them glasses on?


love jenny xoxo said...

Awesome photos!! My dad worked at the birdshow at the zoo and was a falconer so I have a special place in my heart for birds of prey :) and I just got a little owl pot, they are the cutest!!


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