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....... a full frame, uncropped capture of a wild Red Squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris), taken near Aviemore, Cairngorms National Park last March.

Many thanks to you all for your C&Cs on yesterdays upload, with a special thank you to Fred(Badgerfred) for the GEA and to Robert(cabbie) and Zoran(Bzox) for their User Awards. All really appreciated and highly valued Smile

Brand:Canon
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS II USM +1.4x III
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:5 Mar 2013 - 11:02 AM
Focal Length:700mm taken 7.1m from subject, tripod
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/800sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Red - up close and personal .....
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:30 May 2013 - 8:36 AM
Tags:Aviemore, Cairngorms national park, Mammal, March, Perching, Red squirrel, Sciurus vulgaris, Scottish highlands, Wild, Wildlife / nature
Votes:71

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johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 8:45 AM

Fantastic Sylvia, outstanding detail...John

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England207 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 8:52 AM

Like the details and colours in the fur, well timed too Sylvia
Regards Richard

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johnlw
johnlw e2 Member 7johnlw vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 8:58 AM

Great capture.

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 9:09 AM

Wonderful detailed capture Sylvia SmileSmile
Helen

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franken
franken e2 Member 113057 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 9:19 AM

Superb!

Ken

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 9:22 AM

Quite superb in every way, Sylvia.
Ronnie.

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
30 May 2013 - 9:34 AM

Superb,
Fred.

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NigelKiteley
NigelKiteley e2 Member 5NigelKiteley vcard 1 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 10:28 AM

Superb indeed Sylvia, congrats on the GEA, well deserved!

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boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
30 May 2013 - 10:54 AM

Cracking shot.....classic

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2162 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 10:57 AM

I knew it was yours in the thumb nail, another excellent capture...he is so cute

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AnnJ
AnnJ e2 Member 2AnnJ vcard Scotland
30 May 2013 - 11:12 AM

Another beautiful capture, and love the soft light. Ann.

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DaveBartlett
30 May 2013 - 11:23 AM

Excellent Sylvia. Seems a long time to Feb when I can go again!

Dave

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chalkhillblue
chalkhillblue e2 Member 5143 forum postschalkhillblue vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 11:26 AM

Another very well deserved GEA Sylvia, a very well timed and beautifully captured image,
pose absolutely spot-on.
David

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Jenny-D
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30 May 2013 - 11:44 AM

Gorgeous image.

Jenny Smile

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Briwooly
Briwooly  8452 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 12:09 PM

Wonderful colour and detail stunning capture

Brian....................

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 12:35 PM

A fabulous detailed capture. Just excellent.....Sandy

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Greyheron
Greyheron e2 Member 12277 forum postsGreyheron vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 12:51 PM

The two 'paws' of your perch blend in naturally with the superb Red to make a strong composition full of rich detail...

Mike

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
30 May 2013 - 1:57 PM

Cracking shot, Sylvia.
Tony

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HowieR
HowieR  3 United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 3:47 PM

Realy high quality image, outstanding
Howie

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PhilSingleton
PhilSingleton e2 Member 2PhilSingleton vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 4:08 PM

Super image Sylvia, great detail - he's certainly got that "cute factor" !Smile

Phil.

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4521 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 4:49 PM

Superb !!!!!!!!!!!!

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Lillian
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30 May 2013 - 9:16 PM

Beautiful image Sylvia
and very deserving the awards
Lillian

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2013 - 9:27 PM

Absolutely delightful Sylvia, shame I can't give more than one user award per day as this surely deserves oneBlush

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91894 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2013 - 9:24 AM

Fabulous image Sylvia - immaculate detail - great pose showing its tiny claws.
Congrats.
Brian.

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maratsuikka
1 Jun 2013 - 3:51 AM

Superb indeed Sylvia, congrats on the GEA, well deserve

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2013 - 8:17 AM

A superb shot, well deserving of all those awards, congratulations.
Carole

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