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Hi everyone and hope the weekend is going well for everyone! Was out and about and this little guy was putting on a great display of balance on a our picket fence and thought it was great how he was trying to figure out how to get to the free eats at the bird feeder. Oh well i guess nature needs a hand so i threw some seed on the ground! Will be back tonight as we finally have spring here,yeau!

stay well
tonymarq

Camera:Canon Digital Rebel
Lens:100 300mm sigma zoom
Recording media:Transend 80x comp. flash
Title:Balance
Username:tonymarq tonymarq
Uploaded:31 Mar 2007 - 7:54 PM
Tags:Squirl, Wildlife / nature
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bliba
bliba  8 Austria2 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2007 - 8:01 PM

perfect timing !!!

love this excellent capture

nice to see you back


ATB


ollie

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thorn
thorn  10124 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2007 - 8:12 PM

Hi Tony,
Awesome capture,timing,detail,symmetry and exposure.Magic!
Anson says hi to you to and hi to Bridget and Ty too from me and my friends across the puddle.Hugs,AnnSmileSmileSmile

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tull
tull  11181 forum posts United Kingdom
31 Mar 2007 - 8:14 PM

Pin sharp with excellent detail Tony love to all mate.

Mark.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2007 - 8:18 PM

Don't think they get much better than this one! Wonderful capture--- I hope the spring is for real----

Jennnnn

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looboss
looboss  73124 forum posts United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2007 - 8:20 PM

Brilliant capture for sure, nice and pin sharp! great work!

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cantona43
cantona43 e2 Member 8873 forum postscantona43 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2007 - 8:34 PM

wonderful well timed capture excellent detail and good dof
Neil

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Norma
Norma e2 Member 8Norma vcard United Kingdom
31 Mar 2007 - 8:50 PM

Lovely clarity Tony and a great pose

Norma

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Pegon
Pegon  978 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2007 - 8:57 PM

Well caught Tony, good detail.
Pete.

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MaryMac
MaryMac  8258 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2007 - 9:01 PM

what a great shot Tony its so clear and the pose is spot on
Mary

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merseylass
31 Mar 2007 - 9:26 PM

Spot on timing and good light

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Loupix
Loupix  880 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2007 - 9:46 PM

Great timing, very nice and sharp

ReasSmile

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Declanworld
31 Mar 2007 - 11:19 PM

Well done - great dexterity in model and photographer.

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User_Removed Junior Member 7 England16 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2007 - 11:28 PM

A wonderful, clear, detailed and humorous capture. Well spotted and taken!
Andrew

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glazzaro
glazzaro e2 Member 970 forum postsglazzaro vcard United States23 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2007 - 4:39 AM

Now that is what I call balance! Wink Spot on! Click!!!

Greg

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Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2007 - 5:08 AM

I've watched Squirrels doing this high jump Tonymarq but never captured it . This is quite Stunning .

Pinch Punch First of the Month . !! How time does fly .Let's hope Spring is here to stay . xxx

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X5DJM
X5DJM  826 forum posts England
1 Apr 2007 - 10:27 AM

Great capture, well framed with perfect depth.
Nice one Tony..

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Declanworld
1 Apr 2007 - 10:41 AM

Only 20 votes so far? Is everyone out on the binge?

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RoddBC
RoddBC  840 forum posts United States
1 Apr 2007 - 11:08 AM

Hey Tony... wonderful shot. I hope the rest of your weekend is good.


Rodd

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shaggydoo
shaggydoo  8
1 Apr 2007 - 2:56 PM

Tony,
very nicely done! I love the shallow dof,it really separates the squirrel from the background
Andrew

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skydivemike
1 Apr 2007 - 6:52 PM

Great capture Tony. Sorry I havent been on the site as much as usual it's that old work thing.

Mike

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mollye
mollye  7 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2007 - 6:55 PM

Wow, lovely shot of this handsom little fella.
Great tones and detail thanks for comment too Tony

Mol

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2007 - 8:37 PM

There is just no obstacle these little devils cant conquer. You have to love them.
Great shot.
Ron.

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exposure
exposure e2 Member 101307 forum postsexposure vcard England
1 Apr 2007 - 9:06 PM

Beautiful fur and eye detail lovely light and tones and composition.
Pauline.

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TyChee
TyChee e2 Member 9187 forum postsTyChee vcard United States1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2007 - 9:23 PM

Great capture! What perfect balance!

Ty

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KBan
KBan  9456 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2007 - 9:39 PM

hi Tony, well caught, looks like he's ready to jump.
keith

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donnaree
donnaree  936 forum posts
1 Apr 2007 - 11:33 PM

Excellent captured Tony. It's a cutie!

Donna

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TelStar
TelStar  9116 forum posts United Kingdom
1 Apr 2007 - 11:35 PM

Looks a clever little 'blighter' Tony; well captured.
T*

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GillyB
GillyB e2 Member 9316 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2007 - 11:40 PM

This has gorgeous light and detail Tony, very well captured!

gill

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tepot
tepot  94416 forum posts United Kingdom
2 Apr 2007 - 2:01 AM

nice and sharp Tony, almost like he's posing for you.

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CollY
CollY  8
2 Apr 2007 - 7:22 AM

Sharp and detailed, lovely capture Tony. Great to say Hi again.

Colleen

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Bluke
Bluke  9303 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2007 - 7:57 AM

WOW what a catch.......Babs

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margram
margram  7
2 Apr 2007 - 5:36 PM

Hi, Tony! What a delightful little fellow. Lovely light and detail.

Margaret

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firzhugh
firzhugh  9 New Zealand
2 Apr 2007 - 10:20 PM

this is such a funny capture. great shot

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Sezz
Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2007 - 11:31 PM

Good timing to capture this one Tony, I've seen a TV show about squirrels trying to get to bird feeders through elaborate obstacle courses, it didn't take them long however to work it out! perhaps you could come up with your own version? would be great for some interesting shots..

Sez Smile

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3 Apr 2007 - 12:31 AM

Been off site for a while and just doing some catching up.

Nice one Tony, well caught.

Stuart

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A_Harrison
3 Apr 2007 - 7:19 AM

This rodent has a point to make I think

Allan

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91895 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2007 - 10:09 AM

Lovely catch Tony.This shows how agile Squirrels can be.

ATB.
Brian.

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banehawi
banehawi Critique Team 10781 forum postsbanehawi vcard Canada2803 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2007 - 3:41 PM

Looks like he posing!

W

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elcid
elcid  10150 forum posts England
3 Apr 2007 - 8:02 PM

Great shot Tony, what a poser. All the best to you and yours.

Bill.

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GeorgeRusky
3 Apr 2007 - 9:54 PM

Hi Tony,
Lovely image.
Good colors and composition.
Sharp and well developed.
Thank you for your comments.
George.

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ShedMan
ShedMan  8 South Africa2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2007 - 10:28 PM

Ah, Tony, another of my favourite subjects! Very well captured and well composed. Things are going great, thanks, hope the same applies to you. Smile

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Kali
Kali  975 forum posts
6 Apr 2007 - 2:32 PM

What a gem Tony! lovely capture, beautifully sharp and perfectly composed.

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6 Apr 2007 - 3:24 PM

...cracker!!

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Phoebecat
Phoebecat  8 Italy
6 Apr 2007 - 3:38 PM

Not quite, "Look ma, no hands", but we're almost there!

Matt

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Gecko  825 forum posts Australia
10 Apr 2007 - 9:41 AM

Great shot! Pam

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Ken_fuji
Ken_fuji  826 forum posts Scotland
20 Apr 2007 - 4:10 PM

Well captured Tony. It's a very clear and detailed shot too. You must have been quick to get this one. Squirrels tend to be pretty fast off the mark. Well done.

KJ

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pk_nz
pk_nz  9 New Zealand
1 May 2007 - 10:39 AM

what a great title! I like the way the edges and background are slightly softer, putting more emphasis on the 'critter' and we can almost 'see' that he is trying his best to figure out how to get to the feeder (not that he needed to in the end - hehe).

another good one.
p

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TopsyTopping
2 May 2007 - 1:57 PM

Fantastic shot tony, excellent capture!

Congrats on your RC!

Topsy Smile

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Marian
Marian  862 forum posts England
5 May 2007 - 2:53 PM

You caught this little chappie nicely.
Marian

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dalischone
31 Aug 2007 - 3:24 PM

Ha Ha, great capture of a cheeky chappy Smile Great light and detail , well caught.

Tracy

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AEasthope67
18 Feb 2008 - 9:22 PM

wow fantastic shot and the focusing and DoF is spot on! Well done. Andy

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