September 14, 2013

Winter Drive, Canada

Photograph by Sebastien Lefebvre, Your Shot

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Sebastien Lefebvre, a member of our Your Shot community, encountered difficult winter driving conditions while in search of snowy owls near Ottawa, Canada. "Heavy winds, blowing snow, and freezing temperatures proved very challenging for wildlife photography," he writes. "By constantly swapping batteries from inside my winter jacket in order to keep them warm, I was able to prevent the camera from locking up." Lefebvre didn't find any snowy owls that day but "still managed to come home with one decent shot."

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33 comments
Toso Bozic
Toso Bozic

wow i have had weather like this few days back in Alberta..Lovely picture with true Canadian winter.... it always amazes me that we drive in weather like this -- great photo Sebastien

John Lewis
John Lewis

A welcome picture for those of us in Dallas just now!

Shannon T
Shannon T

Ugh that looks awful. The photo is stunning though. Well done Sebastien. Good luck finding snowy owls in the future.

Hank L.
Hank L.

Mid September in Canada?.. think I prefer Arizona, USA, in September  (-:

Sur Pan
Sur Pan

Outstanding work mate.

Balla Madhuri
Balla Madhuri

very cool deficult place in you take shot i apprise t  you

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