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A full frame capture of a wild Red Squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris), nibbling away at an acorn. Taken last year near Aviemore, Cairngorms National Park., Scottish Highlands.

I was blown away by your generous support of my last upload - thank you all so much for your C&Cs, with special thanks to Adrian(tomcat), Ken(franken), Bill(richmowil) and Graham (Graham_P) for their User Awards - gratefully received and much appreciated Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS II USM +1.4x III
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:5 Mar 2013 - 10:44 AM
Focal Length:700mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Forever Nibbling
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:6 Mar 2014 - 1:05 PM
Tags:Acorn, Aviemore, Cairngorms national park, Full frame, Mammal, Munching, Red squirrel, Sciurus vulgaris, Scottish highlands, Wild, Wildlife / nature
Votes:55

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franken
franken e2 Member 113058 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 1:15 PM

Superb wildlife capture.

Ken

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 1:29 PM

You can't get a better pose than this, head on, testifying your field skills, successfully getting him from the tree and framing him perfectly!

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6519 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 1:47 PM

Just perfect. - gary

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 - 1:52 PM

Great shot, Sylvia.
Tony

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viscostatic
6 Mar 2014 - 2:20 PM

What a beautiful shot of this squirrel in action Sylvia.

Phil.

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almiles
almiles  438 forum posts United Kingdom94 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 2:24 PM

Beautiful DoF and sharpness and a classic pose by your model!

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Craggwildlife
Craggwildlife e2 Member 571 forum postsCraggwildlife vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 2:41 PM

top class capture

David

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2162 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 2:48 PM

What a cute little fella, excellent photography....

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jackyp
jackyp e2 Member 3jackyp vcard United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 - 4:23 PM

Absolutely beautiful, what a stunning image, just love red squirrels Grin

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myrab
myrab e2 Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 - 4:28 PM

Lovely, lovely shot.

Myra

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DonMc
DonMc e2 Member 5DonMc vcard United Kingdom
6 Mar 2014 - 5:18 PM

Super Red Squirrel image Sylvia!SmileSmileSmile
Don

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5240 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 5:29 PM

Excellent Image!!

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7102 forum postsTrev_B vcard England63 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 6:25 PM

Nice….. soooo very nice.

Well done Sylvia.

Trev

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JohnoP
JohnoP e2 Member 9JohnoP vcard
6 Mar 2014 - 8:59 PM

Beautifully done Sylvia. John

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2014 - 6:39 AM

Excellent shot of the Red Sylvia.GrinGrinGrin
Ron

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91895 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2014 - 9:36 AM

Superb Sylvia - great pov - clarity - and super sharp eye.
Brian.

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AlexAppleby
7 Mar 2014 - 6:58 PM

Gorgeous little chap, well captured.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2014 - 11:29 PM

An enchanting image of this little nut nibbler, a real squirrrel Nutkin if ever I saw one

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