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A red on a stick having a good scratch in it's natural habitat.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF70-200mm f/4L IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:25 Jun 2013 - 10:09 AM
Focal Length:70mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/5.0
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:-1.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Partial
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Off Scratch
Username:danbrann danbrann
Uploaded:4 Jul 2013 - 7:17 AM
Tags:Playing, Red squirrel, Scratching, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:47
Voters:Nigeve1 · ANNDORASBOX · M_squared · Glostopcat · fentiger · woolybill1 · mrswoolybill · capto · Eastlands · AnnChown · andylea · Lillian · NaturesHaven · RobertTurley · franken · mex · barbarahirst · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · Badgerfred · MandyG · Trev_B · CaroleS · Richsr · ugly · EMJAYCEE · WhiteRose1 · RonnieAG · CarolG · zapar40 · SlowSong · Fefe · Granddad · boov · lonely_oryx · mikbee · HarrietH · pascalg · Daisymaye · Alda · saltireblue · NDODS · cabbie · Alan_Baseley · Bzox · Holmewood · Niknut · brownsilent ·
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Unique Views:59

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 Plus Member 11008 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom100 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 7:26 AM

Great capture and image, enhanced by the backlighting on its fur.
Nigel

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ANNDORASBOX
4 Jul 2013 - 7:26 AM

Superb capture such lovely animals

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 8248 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 7:29 AM

A delightful image of this beautiful little creature, a real squirrel Nutkin if ever I saw one

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 7:31 AM

That is a truly beautiful capture Danny.

Albert

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woolybill1
woolybill1 Plus Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 7:39 AM

Excellent composition - both diagonals of the square. Lovely light too.
Bill

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capto
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4 Jul 2013 - 7:41 AM

Nicely caught with the back lighting.Smile

ivor

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8621 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1148 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 7:42 AM

X marks the spot...

There was a young lady from Nachez
whose clothing was always in patches.
When she was asked why,
she replied, with a sigh,
“Because, when Ah itches, Ah scratches.”


Moira

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AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 7:50 AM

Delightful!
Ann

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 7:53 AM

brilliant detail and light danny love the comp a belter nice one Wink
andy

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 8:00 AM

Great shot Danny and even
better in a natural setting
Lillian

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franken
franken Plus Member 123363 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 8:22 AM

Superbly captured Dan.

Ken

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 8:33 AM

nice one!
love the poem from wooly

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MandyG
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4 Jul 2013 - 8:53 AM

Fantastic image - the light is gorgeous. What a handsome fella! Smile

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CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 460 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 8:56 AM

Excellent light - a wonderful captureSmile

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Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 8:58 AM

Like the details and back light here Danny
Regards Richard

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 9:19 AM

The light is perfect showing him beautifully. Like the poem.Grin
Joan.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51221 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England141 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 9:41 AM

'X' marks the spot, a very good composition, Danny. Bet you were a member of the Tufty Club as well. Smile

Dave

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5146 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 9:43 AM

At just 70mm. you must have been pretty close: excellent shot, pose an detail could not be better.
Ronnie.

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CarolG Plus Member 8168 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 9:59 AM

A gorgeous capture, Danny. Carol

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SlowSong
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4 Jul 2013 - 10:50 AM

Cheeky and charming.
x

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Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 11:02 AM

Stunning capture....... You are soooo lucky, I have only ever seen two I think and they darted off like a flash of lighteningSad
Diane

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boov
boov  2 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2013 - 12:12 PM

Great image....

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lonely_oryx
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4 Jul 2013 - 12:18 PM

Good lighting and fur detail

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mikbee
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4 Jul 2013 - 12:33 PM

A fine shot Danny,
but how would you feel if someone took a pic of you
having your good scratch when you woke up in the morning !!
Mick.

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Daisymaye
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4 Jul 2013 - 2:31 PM

A great capture and a fine balancing act the squirrel is doing while scratching......Sandy

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danbrann
danbrann Plus Member 10512 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 5:29 PM


Quote: A fine shot Danny,
but how would you feel if someone took a pic of you
having your good scratch when you woke up in the morning !!
Mick.

depends who I was scratching.

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danbrann
danbrann Plus Member 10512 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 6:14 PM

So sorry if I have just clicked today. It's been a long week and I have just got back in from 9.00 this morning.
Thanks everybody.

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NDODS
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4 Jul 2013 - 6:39 PM

A delight to view...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Alan_Baseley
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4 Jul 2013 - 8:10 PM

Excellent capture Danny,
Alan

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brownsilent
brownsilent Plus Member 8brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2013 - 10:32 PM

What a cheeky wee brat! Good to see they are still around. Like me! He, he...
Lots of things going on here - our house is a building site. And it goes on till November. Well... I don't complain - I didn't want it else. Smile
Johanna

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