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Wise Look
22-JUL-2006 Nina Ludwig

Wise Look

Cwm, Gwent



Sony DSC-F717
1/640s f/4.5 at 26.2mm iso200 full exif

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THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT

Edward Lear (1812-1888)


The Owl and the Pussycat went to sea
In a beautiful pea-green boat,
They took some honey, and plenty of money,
Wrapped up in a five pound note.
The Owl looked up to the stars above,
And sang to a small guitar,
"O lovely Pussy! O Pussy, my love,
What a beautiful Pussy you are, you are, you are,
What a beautiful Pussy you are."

Pussy said to the Owl "You elegant fowl,
How charmingly sweet you sing.
O let us be married, too long we have tarried;
But what shall we do for a ring?"
They sailed away, for a year and a day,
To the land where the Bong-tree grows,
And there in a wood a Piggy-wig stood
With a ring at the end of his nose, his nose, his nose,
With a ring at the end of his nose.

"Dear Pig, are you willing to sell for one shilling your ring?"
Said the Piggy, "I will"
So they took it away, and were married next day
By the Turkey who lives on the hill.
They dined on mince, and slices of quince,
Which they ate with a runcible spoon.
And hand in hand, on the edge of the sand.
They danced by the light of the moon, the moon, the moon,
They danced by the light of the moon

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Ali Majdfar24-Jun-2011 08:33
SUPERB capture! ~V
Barry McCartney21-Mar-2011 22:05
One of the best owl captures that I have seen anywhere! ~ BV
René Gysi15-Jul-2010 21:12
Incredibly nice details, especially the eyes. Superb! V
Tom Briggs10-Apr-2010 13:34
Nina, this is fantastic ... great detail ... and those eyes !!! From the exif data, you must have been pretty close to this guy.
Photo Club Pavillonnais09-Feb-2010 23:07
Magnifique image ! j'aime beaucoup
Denis
Peter Stahl25-Nov-2007 03:20
Superb!! Love them eyes. GMV.
Jay Levin15-May-2007 00:56
Awesome image!
Tim Campbell29-Jul-2006 15:42
THese little guys are so cute. Their eyes are always so intense.
Guest 27-Jul-2006 23:53
Great portrait, how did you do it?