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Red Squirrel taken at Formby Pine woods today.

Camera:1DMk11n
Lens:500 F/4
Title:Red Squirrel
Username:John_Wannop John_Wannop
Uploaded:17 Nov 2006 - 5:29 PM
Tags:Red squirrel formby pine woods, Wildlife / nature
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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2006 - 5:31 PM

Superb shot, lovely detail and colour of its fur

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sut68
sut68 e2 Member 111998 forum postssut68 vcard England76 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2006 - 5:32 PM

Fabulous work John, great DoF showing off all that wonderful fur and moss detail.

Paul

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whipspeed
whipspeed e2 Member 104064 forum postswhipspeed vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2006 - 5:35 PM

Just superb, did you ask it to pose!!! Great detail.

Sarah

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glenalva
glenalva e2 Member 8324 forum postsglenalva vcard Scotland
17 Nov 2006 - 5:36 PM

How lovely is this lol, and taken today too!
Beautiful pose and you've even caught him with a nut in his mouth there as well!!

Fantastic work.

Ali

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VinceJones
VinceJones e2 Member 9862 forum postsVinceJones vcard United Kingdom
17 Nov 2006 - 5:37 PM

My god John this can only be described as brilliant shot of a beautiful red. This shot IMO as everything about it with great detail captured throughout.

The log with moss, the squirrels pose with nut, complimentary background & ground foilage to frame base of image. Awesome & excellent photography!!

If was to nit pick then I would look at cloning over the blown areas of the log but that is very very minor

Vince

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cyberhounds
17 Nov 2006 - 5:40 PM

Perfect! DOF is spot on, as is lighting, pose and composition. Very impressive.

Cheers,
Ben

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Jasbe
Jasbe e2 Member 9116 forum postsJasbe vcard England
17 Nov 2006 - 5:41 PM

great squirrel shot.
jason

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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2006 - 5:43 PM

Lovely picture/well seen and taken.
Tom.

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Hanners
Hanners e2 Member 8875 forum postsHanners vcard Ireland10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2006 - 5:53 PM

deserves an award in my opinion, excellent shot.




CLIX

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hotchef23
hotchef23 e2 Member 8134 forum postshotchef23 vcard United Kingdom
17 Nov 2006 - 5:53 PM

beautiful subject well caught and presented love the picture
Eric

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G73photography
G73photography e2 Member 8417 forum postsG73photography vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2006 - 6:15 PM

well captured and great deatail. G

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banehawi
banehawi Critique Team 10988 forum postsbanehawi vcard Canada2984 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2006 - 6:18 PM

Very good animal study.

W

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jelsmack
jelsmack e2 Member 8jelsmack vcard
17 Nov 2006 - 6:18 PM

I am so jealous. We saw loads of these on a recent holiday and I messed up every shot, not even a decent snap! This is stunning.
Sandra

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TerryBaxter
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17 Nov 2006 - 7:09 PM

Gorgeous depth of field and focus on the animal.

Terry.

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P181
P181 e2 Member 9P181 vcard United Kingdom
17 Nov 2006 - 7:36 PM

Good captue, love the colours.

Phil

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zippie
zippie e2 Member 111329 forum postszippie vcard England
17 Nov 2006 - 7:42 PM

One of the best red squirrel shots i have seen.

Could do with a bit more contrast though I think ?

Andy

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skewey
skewey  831 forum posts England
17 Nov 2006 - 8:43 PM

Nice one John .The pose and the surroundings are spot on.
Paul

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phil_j
phil_j e2 Member 8133 forum postsphil_j vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2006 - 8:46 PM

A super shot, one of the best I have seen.

Phil_j

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crapsnap
crapsnap e2 Member 8crapsnap vcard England
17 Nov 2006 - 9:10 PM

stunning.......what more can i say

Alan

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Blenkinsopp
Blenkinsopp e2 Member 9320 forum postsBlenkinsopp vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2006 - 9:16 PM

brilliant capture of our native squirrel.
- greys are just starting to invade here - wildlife trusts are fighting to protect this last English stronghold of the reds

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bzbee
bzbee  10102 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2006 - 9:35 PM

just lovely, John - you really do make friends with little mammals in Formby!!!

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pcjackso
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17 Nov 2006 - 10:00 PM

A quality shot of the lovely Red
Pauline

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fishiee
fishiee e2 Member 10469 forum postsfishiee vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2006 - 10:25 PM

An absolute stunner! Unique pose that like a lot. I WILL be there next year to chase one of my favourite animals!

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fishiee
fishiee e2 Member 10469 forum postsfishiee vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2006 - 10:43 PM

Hm... I am thinking I have some days free between christmas and new year, I am tempted to come up sooner the more I look at this!

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Ajack
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17 Nov 2006 - 10:47 PM

A superb squirrel capture nicely presented,
Alan

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2006 - 11:33 PM

Done this but not as good! Stunning image, the enviroment needed. Formby and red squirrels superb John. Ron.

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starliz
starliz e2 Member 101594 forum postsstarliz vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2006 - 11:45 PM

he is just perfect,beautifully photographed.

spotted some black ones going back with camera to try and capture some Smile

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NevP
NevP  9853 forum posts Canada13 Constructive Critique Points
18 Nov 2006 - 6:10 AM

A real stunner, deserves an EC.

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Dennie
Dennie e2 Member 10260 forum postsDennie vcard United Kingdom
18 Nov 2006 - 9:55 AM

Lovely capture of this lovely red squirrel.
Great composition. Denise x

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BrianSS
BrianSS e2 Member 8353 forum postsBrianSS vcard England35 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2006 - 7:11 PM

A superb shot in every way! I love it. Are you sure you didn't ask it to pose for you.

I've only ever seen one Red Squirrel and I had to take the shot so quickly so it's not too sharp

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Psin
Psin e2 Member 966 forum postsPsin vcard England
24 Jan 2007 - 4:30 PM

An absolutely stunning shot. fantastic DOF and Bokeh

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