Brown Hawk Owl, by Saniar Rahman Rahul

This Brown Hawk Owl became my model at Kaptai National Park, when it went out for eating insects. It is a medium-sized owl with a hawk-like shape. With large yellow eyes, its upperparts are dark brown, with a barred tail.

Brown Hawk Owl, by Saniar Rahman Rahul

Canon EOS 70D with EF 300mm | Exposure 1/250sec @ f/7.1 | ISO 800 | Focal Length 300mm
Brown Hawk Owl, by Saniar Rahman Rahul

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | January 01
Award Score: 71 (Value 13, Clarity 13, Composition 18, Style 13, Skill 14)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Wildlife Photography
Photograph Location: Kaptai National Park, Rangamati, Chittagong Division, Bangladesh

Photographer: Saniar Rahman Rahul (Dhaka, Bangladesh) Registered
Saniar Rahman Rahul was the first winner for ‘Photo of the Month Award’ in June 2010. He was fascinated by seeing his father taking pictures with a camera while his family was in Iraq during his childhood. Later in life, in 1997, while he became very much attached with his profession of ‘graphic design’, Rahul rediscovered the creative side of photography. He started his career as a professional graphic designer in October of 1995, in a pre-press house called Color Scan, which is one of the pioneers in the pre-process printing media in Bangladesh. Afterwards, he moved to Power Point, another pre-press house. Before he finally settled into advertising, he also worked in an IT company called Abtab IT. Moving to advertising from printing media was a big step for him. In 2005, he joined G3, a special wing of Gray Worldwide. Two years later, he moved to Paper Rhyme. Now he is working as the Art Director of Grey World Wide, one of the ten largest advertising agencies in the world.


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