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This beautiful wild Vixen is a frequent visitor to a friend's garden. She really posed for me (very fleetingly!) Please view large if you have a moment. This image is near full-frame.
Settings: F/5.6 1/200sec ISO500 manual@500mm tripod

Many thanks for your C&Cs on my previous upload - as always, really appreciated.

Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:Canon 500mm F4L IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:The Garden Prowler
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:7 Jul 2010 - 11:55 PM
Tags:Fox, Garden, General, Mammal, Prowler, Vixen, Wild, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:78

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4134 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 12:13 AM

Such a beautiful shot of the fox, Sylvia.....excellent detail, pose and colours.
Ronnie.

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fwatts
fwatts  6
8 Jul 2010 - 12:26 AM

your photos are up there with the pro.s sylvia the vixen pic is outstanding xxx frank

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LexEquine
LexEquine  7 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 12:58 AM

Outstanding capture of the Fox with superb clarity & color. Great work with the 40D. Regards...Peter

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6510 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 1:01 AM

The pose and eye contact are superb, you will never get a better shot of a wild animal than this. - gary

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 2:08 AM

Excellent capture. Fabulous detail and colour........Sandy

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 5:57 AM

A wonderful image, Sylvia, the perfect pose. Carol

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 6:58 AM

My clansman (geborene Fuchs).... lovely image of a beautiful animal,
Johanna

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VIKI
VIKI  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 7:07 AM

Beautiful and wellcapture. The photo that is! Ha!

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lianna
lianna  4 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 7:12 AM

A perfect capture, excellent focus and detail!!! what a beauty she is x x x

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finepetportraits

Oh wow, what a fantastic shot of this wild fox. Absolutely beautiful!!

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Shane136
Shane136  1052 forum posts United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 - 7:20 AM

Lucky you for your visits, well taken, great wildlife image

Shane

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 7:43 AM

excellent shot

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User_Removed
8 Jul 2010 - 7:44 AM

Very well captured Sylvia.
Dave

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Alan_Baseley
Alan_Baseley e2 Member 12315 forum postsAlan_Baseley vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 7:58 AM

Superb shot,
Alan

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KBan
KBan  9456 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 8:05 AM

great pose and detail Sylvia
keith

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DannoM
DannoM  556 forum posts England
8 Jul 2010 - 8:14 AM

very nice indeed, great detail and comp. Dan.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 8:32 AM

Excellent capture.
Joan.

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Shroomer
Shroomer  7 England167 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 9:36 AM

Beautiful capture Sylvia and a great side on pose with excellent eye contact
Where are the voles?
Richard

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6191 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 9:47 AM


Quote: Beautiful capture Sylvia and a great side on pose with excellent eye contact
Where are the voles?
Richard

Voles to follow Richard - rather a lot to wade through - LOL
Sylvia

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Graham_P
Graham_P  7 United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 10:13 AM

Superb image Sylvia,
She really posed nicely for you, love the eye contact and the natural surroundings.
Graham.

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 10:58 AM

A very well captured Sylvia - good eye contact and detail

- how much did you pay her to pose!!! lol

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 11:00 AM

What a cracking good shot Sylvia. The pose,with the side on body and super turn of the head, is first class. Great eye contact. Looks in brilliant condition.
Ron

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  7 England1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 12:57 PM

They have a bad press at the present.
She is very beautiful though.
Super capture.

B.

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Brian_Scott
Brian_Scott e2 Member 442 forum postsBrian_Scott vcard United Kingdom27 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 2:29 PM

Very nice

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SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding e2 Member 5SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 2:45 PM

This is a stunning capture, Sylvia. Truly worthy of my UA this week. I came home on Monday and found two adolescent foxes sunbathing on the lawn in broad daylight and weren't disturbed at all by me. Couldn't get any decent shots because of the shrubbery though.
Steve.

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LeeFisher
LeeFisher e2 Member 459 forum postsLeeFisher vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 4:06 PM

superb shot. Love it Smile
fish

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Gray_ina
Gray_ina  5
8 Jul 2010 - 4:23 PM

Wow a superb shot well done gray.

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 4Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 4:34 PM

Great shot, and the eye contact you have is superbly captured..(loads to come I guess in couple if weeks at BWC) at least you are getting some practise, really beautiful shot Sylvia
Lillian

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6191 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2010 - 6:04 PM

Thank you all so much for this super response to my Fox, with a special THANK YOU to Val (val123) for the GEA and to Steve (steve31gold) for his UA - really appreciated and treasured Smile
Sylvia

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Steve_S
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8 Jul 2010 - 10:01 PM

Excellent capture Sylvia, great eye contact
Steve

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peterellison
8 Jul 2010 - 10:12 PM

A wonderful capture of great worth!
Peter.

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AnaKa
AnaKa  427 forum posts United Kingdom
9 Jul 2010 - 10:14 AM

Simply georgous, thank you for sharing

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photophantom
9 Jul 2010 - 5:54 PM

pin sharp
Dennis

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 6FeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2010 - 11:53 PM

A stunning shot Sylvia, cracking detail, congrats on the well deserved awards too,
Geoff.

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Gezina
Gezina  7 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2010 - 12:18 PM

A truly beautiful shot of this vixen in prime condition the detail and eye contact is superp - love it - Ina

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BarbAnna
BarbAnna  3 England
12 Jul 2010 - 11:07 PM

Fantastic shot! Wonderful composition, detail, setting, eye contact....... Wish I'd taken it!! Very well done!
Barb

Last Modified By BarbAnna at 12 Jul 2010 - 11:13 PM

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5250 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2010 - 11:43 AM

wow!!

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maratsuikka
14 Jul 2010 - 11:46 AM

ONE OF THE BEST FOXIMAGE HERE

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MikeRC
MikeRC e2 Member 83465 forum postsMikeRC vcard United Kingdom
14 Jul 2010 - 7:23 PM

...you're not wrong there....excellent.
.....Mike

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2010 - 1:09 PM

A wonderful image of this beautiful creature, she's posing perfectly for you

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sedonamoonshine
23 Sep 2010 - 12:14 PM

wow delightful capture stunning............

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yaco
yaco  3 Ireland
12 Jan 2011 - 4:36 PM

fantastic shot....

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85750 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2012 - 10:30 PM

Don't know where I have dug this one up fromSmile

It is a classic fox shot
I will be guided by your better judgement, but she has the face of a dogWink

Adrian

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