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Chinga Plus
11 68 3 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2020 12:06PM
Wonderful capture !!
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Daisymaye Plus
13 23 23 Canada
25 Sep 2020 2:14PM
An excellent capture of this bright eyed little fella.
25 Sep 2020 3:29PM
Beautiful image.
viscostatic 15 50 11 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2020 6:27PM
Great expression and eye contact.

chalkhillblue 13 174 2 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2020 7:24PM
Very well captured indeed, lovely colour and sharp bright eyes I would imagine you get very few opportunities to photograph these little creatures, you have certainly made the most of your chance.
25 Sep 2020 7:59PM
Beautiful capture Mark great detail
dark_lord Plus
18 2.9k 819 England
25 Sep 2020 8:51PM

Quote:they can catch (non native) grey squirrels a lot easier than the Reds

More power to them then Smile
Good capture. I'd consider cloning or cropping out the blade of grass Smile
LoryC 6 2 Italy
25 Sep 2020 10:47PM
Great timing and lovely detailed image.

26 Sep 2020 12:01AM
Stunning image - well done
markst33 13 77 2 Ireland
26 Sep 2020 10:54AM
@dark_lord Under normal circumstances I would definitely have removed that blade of grass. However the rules of Nature photography are very strict. Nothing added and nothing removed.

I may want to enter that shot into a nature comp in the future and its one of the upcoming competition themes in the club this year and we follow the IPF (Irish Photographic Federation) nature rules. If I had cloned it out for display here I may have forgotten and entered the edited image into a comp and can you imagine my embarrassment if it did well and I was asked to produce the RAW file ? Blush
chase Plus
16 2.4k 621 England
26 Sep 2020 11:11AM
Lovely image and I see why you left in that blade of grass too, just in case.
Super detail, lovely catchlight and an opportunity very well taken.
dark_lord Plus
18 2.9k 819 England
26 Sep 2020 9:34PM
Yes I realise that is a consideration Mark, depending on what you intend. Clonong out is out for some, but if a crop is allowed it would reposition the animal just off centre.

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