Rod Smoliak captures the beauty of wildlife in the winter.
“I enjoy wildlife photography and especially enjoy the challenge of finding owls during the winter. It’s an added bonus when you come across one in such a beautiful setting,” Rod Smoliak says.
Photographer: Rod Smoliak
Title: Eagle Lake Barred Owl
Equipment: Sony A7RV mirrorless camera, 200–600 telephoto lens
Location: Eagle Lake Regional Park, Maple Grove
Category: Wildlife & Nature
Award: Third Place