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

My thanks to you all for your C & Cs on my last upload, with a special thank you to Richard (MossyOak) for his User Award - really appreciated, mate Smile

Brand:Canon
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS II USM +1.4x III
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:5 Mar 2013 - 10:32 AM
Focal Length:700mm taken 12.1m from subject, tripod
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Red on a Stick
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:28 May 2013 - 6:59 PM
Tags:Aviemore, Cairngorms national park, Mammal, March, Perching, Red squirrel, Sciurus vulgaris, Scottish highlands, Wild, Wildlife / nature
Votes:64
Voters:NaturesHaven · Philip_H · AnnJ · Quoise · Greyheron · Paintman · ali63 · johnke · zapar40 · clive burrow · Lilac · LeeFisher · franken · Franko59 · ColleenA · Norfolkboy · MD2009 · colin beeley · EMJAYCEE · cabbie · Bzox · Niknut · RonnieAG · annettep38 · tonyng · gwynn56 · bricurtis · baxster · johnjo58 · TonyDy · Jenny-D · Flymoman · Lillian · KBan · Terry L · Alan_Baseley · Shedboy · DaveBartlett · GeorgePlatis · chris-p · johnlw · terryxc · chase · Alda · S_Psharma · mark103 · pollisher · DeSilver · Steve_S · Arty · hasslebladuk · almiles · boov · Stace · parallax · PEELO · chalkhillblue · justin c · GillyB · FeatherFriend · Glostopcat · georgiepoolie · MandyD · maratsuikka ·
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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven Plus Member 3276 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
28 May 2013 - 7:00 PM

Beats a bird on a stick............GrinGrinGrinGrin

Beautiful Red................GrinGrinGrin

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Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
28 May 2013 - 7:00 PM

Superb capture.

P.

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AnnJ
AnnJ  3 Scotland
28 May 2013 - 7:03 PM

Just wonderful! Ann.

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Greyheron
Greyheron Plus Member 13278 forum postsGreyheron vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
28 May 2013 - 7:06 PM

Wonderful composition Sylvia - the perch is as interesting as the main subject and sweeps the viewer nicely into the frame...

Mike

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ali63
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28 May 2013 - 7:08 PM

A superb image,

Ali

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clive burrow
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28 May 2013 - 7:16 PM

love that perch Sylvia
Clive

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ColleenA
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28 May 2013 - 7:33 PM


Quote: Wonderful composition Sylvia - the perch is as interesting as the main subject and sweeps the viewer nicely into the frame...

Mike

Simply stunning

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Norfolkboy
28 May 2013 - 7:33 PM

A superb composition, Ann.
Colin

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cabbie
cabbie Plus Member 8cabbie vcard United Kingdom
28 May 2013 - 7:46 PM

Spot on!!!

Bob

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
28 May 2013 - 7:57 PM

Another top notch shot from your Cairngorm adventure, Sylvia: everything about it excellent.
Ronnie.

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
28 May 2013 - 7:58 PM

fantastic detail, well spotted!

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tonyng
tonyng Plus Member 5tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 May 2013 - 7:59 PM

Don't know how but I knew it would be yours as soon as I saw it. Cracking image Sylvia.

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bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91975 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
28 May 2013 - 8:21 PM

Superb detailed Red on a very attractive ' stick' Sylvia - all on a dream bg.
Brian.

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johnjo58
johnjo58  4 United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
28 May 2013 - 8:33 PM

A stunning Red Squirrel Sylvia, one of the best I have seen
David

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TonyDy
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28 May 2013 - 8:38 PM

Great shot, Sylvia.
Tony

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Jenny-D
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28 May 2013 - 8:42 PM

Gorgeous capture.

Jenny Smile

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Lillian
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28 May 2013 - 9:14 PM

Wonderful shot Sylvia
Lillian

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johnlw
johnlw  8 United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
28 May 2013 - 10:34 PM

Superbly presented image.
John.

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terryxc
terryxc  2 England
28 May 2013 - 10:46 PM

In a nutshell... FANTASTIC...

Terry.

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chase
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28 May 2013 - 10:53 PM

Super detail & colour,lovely dof & I do like the shape of that perch.

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Maiwand
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29 May 2013 - 9:39 AM

Fine capture Sylvia.Grin
Ron

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Steve_S
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29 May 2013 - 9:49 AM

Very nice Sylvia Smile
Steve

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29 May 2013 - 11:39 AM

Stunning image
mike

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boov
boov Plus Member 2boov vcard United Kingdom
29 May 2013 - 2:19 PM

Absolute beauty

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AnnJ
AnnJ  3 Scotland
29 May 2013 - 5:12 PM

Your photography just gets better and better! Ann.

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chalkhillblue Plus Member 6145 forum postschalkhillblue vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2013 - 7:06 PM

Richly deserving of the many votes and GEA, superb image Sylvia.
David

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Glostopcat
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30 May 2013 - 9:26 PM

More like a red on a stump Sylvia, here to be pedantic!Wink An enchanting image of this endearing little creature, he/she is posing beautifully for you

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