Red Squirrel upon a Rock

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© Andrea Petersen
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The Lord said, Behold, there is a place by me and thou shalt stand upon a rock: and I will put thee in a clift of the rock while I pass by. Exodus 33: 21-22

Upon a rock inside a clift
The red squirrel stood
To receive his gift...
And found it good...
Poetry by me AJP

Two of the red squirrels are back after a long hard winter and it is good to see them looking healthy. The mate to this one has a dug out underneath the rock but I managed to capture a photo of the little one on top by standing on a step stool with my telephoto shooting downward through the old rolled glass window before a fox squirrel chased him away.

It was a tricky shot because the branches sometimes would cover its face depending on where he was standing...It was also very sunny outside so that I needed to manually stop down to F/32 .... of course focusing through old rolled glass is extremely challenging too because of the wavy texture in the glass..

14 responses

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (17 Mar 2013):

    Very cute!

  • Maggie Posh

    Maggie Posh (Deleted) said (17 Mar 2013):

    Oh La La..Such a cutie, Bless his little paws..

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (17 Mar 2013):

    You got a great shot in spite of all the obstacles!! He's really a cutie!!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (17 Mar 2013):

    All I can say is "Well done!"

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (17 Mar 2013):

    I agree with everyone, and it is a very well done photo : )

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (18 Mar 2013):

    so cute! well captured!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (18 Mar 2013):

    Adorable shot, love the clarity !

  • Paperini Renato

    Paperini Renato gave props (18 Mar 2013):

    Delicious and very similar to the image of your personality that I made ​​you. A lot like your portrait of three photos before holding a yellow balloon!

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant   gave props (18 Mar 2013):

    GREAT CAPTURE

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (18 Mar 2013):

    Love this little cutie!

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) gave props (18 Mar 2013):

    Your palette is gorgeous!!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (18 Mar 2013):

    beautifully captured!

  • JanElle

    JanElle   gave props (21 Mar 2013):

    This had to be tricky but your efforts paid off with a fabulous shot!! So crisp and colorful, I can imagine how good it feels to see them again, too.

  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (23 Mar 2013):

    Sweet capture!

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