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Look of a Lady II

By TerryMcK  
Thank you for your pleasing response to my Chaffinch feature of 16th Feb, "Look of a Lady."

Another look from a Lady, this time a female Grey Squirrel, captured last October at my local hide where she is a regular visitor. She posed perfectly still on the post, allowing me to select a slow shutter speed in less than ideal light conditions.
Some folk consider Grey Squirrels to be pests - me, I love 'em.
Large is almost lifesize!
Manual exposure F/5.6, 1/320, ISO 400, WB Daylight, 220/400mm handheld but supported on camera bag.

Hoperfully, I'll get around to catching up with you over the weekend...

Tags: General Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: Imagephotographics, CarolG, JASPERIMAGE and 81 more

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Superb shot - well taken !

Chris

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CarolG Plus
10 199 19 Greece
19 Feb 2010 6:31PM
A fabulous image, Terry, wonderful colour and detail, isn't she just a poser! Carol
19 Feb 2010 6:32PM
Stunning
19 Feb 2010 6:32PM
Great capture - looks like she was posing for you!
Wendy
19 Feb 2010 6:36PM
Wow, what a beautiful little guy. Great pose and fantastic detail,
Johanna
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2010 6:36PM
pin sharp detail great comp a stunner terry nice one Wink
andy
Mynett Plus
8 142 6 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2010 6:38PM
brilliant work

great detail

lovely

Linda
What a cheeky grin. Beautiful pin sharp image with superb detail.
Steve.
PinkK 7 80 1 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2010 6:45PM
Superb detailed capture
19 Feb 2010 6:46PM
Brilliant shot, nice and sharp.
Andy
Glyn1 Plus
7 4 1 England
19 Feb 2010 6:51PM
Fabulous shot, and I agree I like Squirrels I could watch their antics all day.

Glyn
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2010 6:55PM
beautiful shot
colmar Plus
9 42 35 Scotland
19 Feb 2010 6:56PM
A wonderfully detailed shot great pose and large a must Colin
19 Feb 2010 7:02PM
A fabulous capture Terry and superb detail !! Great BG & love the Squirrel perch Smile
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 10 10 England
19 Feb 2010 7:05PM
Sharp and well detailed.
Joan.
Billyray Plus
9 70 3 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2010 7:14PM
An excellent shot, Great detail and colour.
Ray
19 Feb 2010 7:16PM
Outstanding capture with excellent details.
tarun
TonyDy Plus
8 6 3 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2010 7:22PM
Excellent shot, great detail, well caught.
Tony
Mike_Smith Plus
9 349 1 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2010 7:25PM
Lovely detail of the grey, nice image
superb detail
Gareth
TyChee Plus
12 275 1 United States
19 Feb 2010 7:29PM
Super detail!
Ty
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
19 Feb 2010 7:37PM
Top class shot Terry. A real beauty. Spot on.
Ron
gary_d Plus
9 576 13 Wales
19 Feb 2010 7:38PM
How sharp is this and the detail too, this is the best squirrel I have seen without doubt, magnificent. - gary
19 Feb 2010 7:41PM
I love squirrrels and this is a fantastic shot. Great expression.

Jill
19 Feb 2010 7:52PM
Super shot absolutely pin sharp and full of detail.
Vince
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
19 Feb 2010 8:07PM
This is a belter Terry - large is LARGE. Great detail and that's a lovely posture.
Brian.
19 Feb 2010 8:08PM
great detail
STEVELIN Plus
8 161 3 Ireland
19 Feb 2010 8:44PM
fantastic capture great detail well taken
steve
19 Feb 2010 8:52PM
An excellent image Terry, great detail and timing, I am fortunate to live in an area that supports a healthy population of Red Squirrels and no Grays, but if it were otherwise I should enjoy watching and photographing these charming little creatures just as much.
David
Excellent Terry. She poses well, obviously her best side. Fabulous detail.
Tony
19 Feb 2010 9:12PM
Oh wow top top class what a beautiful image congrats wow one to be very very proud of
Alexa
19 Feb 2010 10:11PM
Lovely detail and colour Terry

Jon
19 Feb 2010 11:03PM
Superb capture Terry,pin sharp
Craig
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
19 Feb 2010 11:45PM
She does have a delicate ladylike appearance-- ( a tough ness disquised-- Love this image!
JEnnnnnn
20 Feb 2010 7:48AM
I enjoyed the large view very much - Top class shot Terry.
KatieR Plus
13 6.2k 6
20 Feb 2010 10:48AM
Really great portrait - so unusual to get the whole squirrel, tail and all and looking right at you!
20 Feb 2010 3:17PM
Excellent!
Great capture with stunning details.
Robert
Stunning detail to this excellent capture.
Christine
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
20 Feb 2010 3:54PM
What a marvellous frame filling shot of the grey squirrel, Terry. And no tripod - great stuff. The detail you have captured is truly excellent, and the 'pose' so attractive.
Regards, Ronnie.
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
20 Feb 2010 3:56PM
Absolutely beautiful capture. Excellent detail and pose........Sandy
20 Feb 2010 4:10PM
top shot, fantastic...
glyndwr Plus
9 66 10 Wales
20 Feb 2010 4:31PM
Pin sharp, great image.

Robert
SlowSong Plus
8 6.6k 29 England
20 Feb 2010 7:35PM
Lovely little smiley face.
Chris
Gezina Plus
10 3 6 United Kingdom
20 Feb 2010 8:09PM
Cracking detail in this lovely shot Terry - Ina
20 Feb 2010 10:15PM
Great detail and a super pose, Terry!
Dave.
teocali Plus
8 441 18 England
21 Feb 2010 2:20PM
Wonderful pose and detail Terry - love the reflection in the eye.
Sylvia
21 Feb 2010 2:22PM
goprgeous image of a real pest
Steve_S Plus
11 180 3 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2010 2:49PM
Great detailed capture Terry
Steve
21 Feb 2010 4:32PM
Superb detailed image, well captured
Superb image which is hard to beat - such excellent detail and depth of focus.
David
22 Feb 2010 1:53PM
Lovely detailed shot Terry,
Geoff.
22 Feb 2010 2:36PM
A really awesome capture, Terry.
Roy
tigertimb Plus
9 40 66 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2010 11:01PM
Beautiful portrait Terry, excellent detail and DOF and love this pose Smile
Tim
Techno Plus
8 1.9k 8 England
23 Feb 2010 3:20PM
Certainly deserved the attention Terry, pin sharp, wonderful pose, top shot!
Mal
23 Feb 2010 7:31PM
10/10
Dennis
23 Feb 2010 8:28PM
lovely clear shot. Nice detail.
Sheila
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
23 Feb 2010 9:06PM
Lovely image this one Terry.
Tom.
24 Feb 2010 3:37PM
10/10 > What can whe say more?
cor
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
8 Mar 2010 9:53PM
An image of exceptional quality, the detail and clarity are first class

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