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Airborne

By richmowil    
Airborne Red Squirrel 'en route' to cache! Taken early autumn last year. Due to the speed needed and the extremely high iso also needed, I was fairly pleased with the result! I started at 2500sec - blurred, then 3200sec - blurred, then 4000sec - blurred eventually needed 8000sec with 4000 iso! Just glad a 'Red' kept coming back.

Many thanks for your votes, comments and user awards there greatly appreciated.

Will catch up with everyone's images later in the day

Bill

Tags: Scotland Rodent Cairngorms Red squirrel Sciurus vulgaris Wildlife and nature Omnivorous Nikon D850 Nikon 500 F4

Voters: canoncarol, kw, KingArthur and 105 more

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Comments


Excellent timing, a superb shot Bill.
Carol

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KingArthur 13 8 Malta
3 Feb 2020 11:53AM
Amazingly "frozen", splendid capture Bill!

Joe Smile
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2020 11:58AM
A very impressive shot... Great photography.
Sorry I have no awards left... Isabel GrinGrin
3 Feb 2020 12:04PM
Cracking image Bill, definitely worth the effort!
Geoff
viscostatic 13 45 6 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2020 12:30PM
Complete with nut - excellent.

Phil.
cats_123 Plus
16 4.9k 30 Northern Ireland
3 Feb 2020 12:34PM
Glad you've done all the hard work!!! Now all I need is a squirrel 😁😁😁
franken Plus
17 5.1k 4 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2020 12:37PM
Well timed and excellent, Bill.
RonnieAG Plus
10 154 119 Scotland
3 Feb 2020 12:41PM
How you managed to focus so accurately on this fast moving subject is beyond me.
But with wide aperture and very short exposure you have captured excellent detail and frozen the action completely.
Reckon this shot deserves a host of awards, and here's mine.
R.
3 Feb 2020 12:46PM
Great timing, Bill.
Mike
The focus you’ve achieved is amazing, a wonderful image
TonyDy Plus
11 52 3 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2020 12:51PM
Superb shot, Bill.
Tony
3 Feb 2020 12:58PM
Wonderful capture.
ColleenA Plus
7 445 7 Australia
3 Feb 2020 1:06PM
Awesome timing
Manas 8 India
3 Feb 2020 1:25PM
Wow !!! What a timing & a great shot indeed.
3 Feb 2020 1:42PM
Fantastic shot. Dave.
3 Feb 2020 1:59PM
Excellent Bill, great timing,
Fred.
3 Feb 2020 2:03PM
Brilliant shot excellent timing
3 Feb 2020 2:22PM
Beautifuly done Bill!!!
DonMc 11 4 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2020 2:34PM
You just know this is a cracker, wish it was mine, super! sorry I do not have an award to give!
Don
Cracking capture congrats. Robert
3 Feb 2020 3:14PM
Well captured.
taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
3 Feb 2020 3:37PM
This is an astonishing capture-- Your perservance paid off--Kudos!
adagio Plus
1 1 1 England
3 Feb 2020 4:02PM
Excellent Bill.....a WOW and an Award from me!!!!

Angela😄
3 Feb 2020 5:16PM
Phenomenal shot!
ericfaragh 16 149 5 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2020 5:20PM
Beautifully timed action capture.
3 Feb 2020 5:53PM
A superb ‘in flight’ shot. Nicely done!
KarenFB Plus
13 5.4k 175 England
3 Feb 2020 6:05PM
Brilliantly caught, stunning details!
JuBarney Plus
8 33 4 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2020 6:05PM
Super capture Bill
Ju
3 Feb 2020 6:13PM
Simply superb, Bill.

RichardSmile
Buffalo_Tom Plus
13 2.3k 11 Wales
3 Feb 2020 7:09PM
Deserves my Badge. Excellent. Tom
3 Feb 2020 7:20PM
Amazing shot Bill. Cathy
Lillian Plus
10 23 17 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2020 7:41PM
Incredible shot on the move
stunning
pamelajean Plus
14 1.3k 2117 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2020 7:49PM
I have to add my own UA to all of the others, so well deserved.
Superb capture, Bill.
3 Feb 2020 8:13PM
Stunning timing and capture , Bill! SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

Jukka.
Yogendra 16 22 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2020 8:36PM
Captured with great timing, Superb..
Mike_Smith Plus
12 622 1 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2020 8:44PM
Well worth the effort Bill, 8000 sec has rendered the squirrell tack sharp
Oh Wow in mid air with a nut in its mouth. Very very impressed. A pleasure to view. Debs
capto Plus
7 6.1k 15 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2020 10:17PM
It's a great shot and an impressive technical achievement.Smile
ivor
Superb shot

C
clicknimagine Plus
10 619 100 India
4 Feb 2020 2:15PM
Great shot...
4 Feb 2020 8:35PM
Super image well timed 😊
Fefe Plus
8 37 31 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2020 9:41AM
101 Grin........Not sending it there....
Congrats on all the awards Grin
Diane
Mike_Young Plus
13 24 10 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2020 11:10AM
Top shot, well done on a great image, and congratulations on so many well deserved awards

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