AN-1005, Fox squirrel

© Marianna Safronova

AN-1005, Fox squirrel

Mary Timman 9/10/2006 7:50:32 AM

This is so cute and neat. Love the high key look and detail. #519673

Jen M 9/10/2006 9:00:50 AM

Awesome job with this! #3291324

Susan Williams 9/10/2006 9:31:40 AM

Absolutely beautiful! See you in the winner's circle! Congratulations, Marianna! #3291415

Suzanne Plumpton 9/10/2006 11:27:34 AM

Love it! Great detail and overall Capture! #3291673

Kim S. Hite 9/10/2006 11:32:45 AM

This is so cute. #3291689

Cheryl E. Davis 9/10/2006 1:46:15 PM

Love it! Nice detail and a very cold looking little squirrel. Nice capture! #3292073

Mitch Spence 9/10/2006 2:13:26 PM

Just really, really nice. Gets you right in their involved with this squirrel. Great job! #3292140

Wendy P 9/10/2006 4:02:43 PM

Precious. Love his little facial expression. #3292491

Barbara Waldoch 9/10/2006 4:51:28 PM

Terrific capture, love the effects, Marianna! #3292609

Janine Russell 9/10/2006 9:35:20 PM

Marianna, excellent detail, lighting, textures, point of view and effects. #3293326

Evy Johansen 9/26/2006 12:10:52 AM

Outstanding image, Marianna!! The exposure is perfect and the details are wonderful!!Big congratulations on your well deserved POTD!! #3361362

Darryl Wilkinson 9/26/2006 12:21:28 AM

Beautiful composition and POV, Marianna! Congratulations on your POTD! #3361407

Sherry S. Boles 9/26/2006 12:39:47 AM

This is SO CUTE, Marianna! Congrats on your POTD! #3361478

Janine Russell 9/26/2006 12:40:39 AM

Marianna, congratulations on your great POTD. #3361483

Endre Balogh 9/26/2006 12:42:13 AM

Fantastic shot, Marianna, and a well deserved POTD! Congratulations and kudos, too, for taking the #1 slot in our photo class. It was a real pleasure sharing that class with you.
All the best,
Endre #3361491

Leanne M.E. Boyd 9/26/2006 12:47:42 AM

Congratulations Marianna! A well deserved recognition! Excellent shot! #3361509

Chris Ebben 9/26/2006 12:51:08 AM

Congratulations on taking such a beautiful picture & getting POTD. Keep up the good work=^..^= #3361516

Beata English 9/26/2006 1:05:22 AM

Congratulations on potd. Great capture!!! #3361555

Jenny Bosmans 9/26/2006 1:33:15 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic POTD, Marianna! :) #3361640

Terri L. Scribner 9/26/2006 3:20:37 AM

Wonderful capture!!! Great image for POTD!! Congrats!! #3362034

William C. Raco 9/26/2006 3:29:08 AM

Fantastic capture, Marianna
Wonderful detail, pose and exposure
Congratulations on the POTD recognition

Bill #3362100

Cindy K. Bracken 9/26/2006 3:55:47 AM

This is perfection!! Congratulations on your POTD!
Cindy Bracken
The Shuttermom Community - free blogging, photo contest, discussion forums and more! #3362248

Josselyne Klecanda 9/26/2006 4:10:18 AM

This is a great picture #3362297

Donna Dunbar 9/26/2006 4:37:21 AM

Really,Really great image. Congrats on POTD. #3362460

Lorraine T. Lynch 9/26/2006 4:46:07 AM

Nicely captured Marianna and cute too! Congratulations on your fine image! :) #3362496

Bill Houghton 9/26/2006 4:47:03 AM

This is so beautiful Marianna. Very unique. Great job, Congratulations on your POTD. #3362502

Bruce Metcalf 9/26/2006 4:51:37 AM

Hi Marianna,

Another awesome photo! Congrats on the POTD and also on being selected as Best of Class in our recently completed Zuckerman class.

I enjoyed being in that class with you.

Wishing you continued success!

Bruce #3362536

Beverly A. Burke 9/26/2006 4:54:35 AM

Congrats on your POTD! Another lovely image. I enjoyed viewing your images in class and I hope to see you in class again. #3362561

JO ANN CLEVELAND 9/26/2006 4:56:18 AM

Congratulations on POTD!
I love this photo! What a great capture and the snow is sooo white! Great white balanace!
jo ann c. #3362578

Dan Walters 9/26/2006 5:10:25 AM

Congratulations on the POTD! Great shot. Love the detail and the snow on the squirrel. #3362677

Lori Carlson 9/26/2006 5:14:44 AM

Marvelous Marianna!!! This is a wonderful shot and I love the way your effects make the tail look...the whole thing look! :0) It is great!! Congrats on your big day!! :0) #3362710

Ivan Chacon 9/26/2006 5:19:49 AM

Absolutly gorgeous, congrats.It makes a great POTD! :) #3362742

Sharon King 9/26/2006 5:24:13 AM

Congratulations on your POTD! What a great photo! #3362775

Claudette Foote 9/26/2006 6:21:34 AM

Congrats on your POTD! #3363059

Leonard Pierce 9/26/2006 7:22:19 AM

A fantastic image with perfect exposure Marianna!!
Congratulations on a very well deserved POTD and being chosen Best of Class! #3363327

Sharrie Thomas 9/26/2006 7:33:07 AM

This is just wonderful. I love the effects in this photos. Excellent. #3363381

Joy Rector 9/26/2006 7:50:45 AM

congrats on the POTD #3363457

Melody Molinaro 9/26/2006 8:19:21 AM

hahahaa I love him! What a great shot. I'm sure once you saw it you knew it was a winner. GREAT WORK! #3363539

Sam Britt 9/26/2006 8:34:57 AM

Congratulations on your well deserved POTD. Great job photographing this cute little fox squirrel.
Sam #3363617

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 9/26/2006 9:13:17 AM

A very cute potd, congratulations! Darling wildlife image! #3363772

Sylvia Rossler 9/26/2006 9:58:52 AM

Congrats on this superb and well deserved POTD ! I'm sure we're going to see this one again !! #3363940

Arnie Horwitz 9/26/2006 10:12:10 AM

Great capture and congratulations on your well deserved POTD. #3363973

Maria Korab-Laskowska 9/26/2006 11:27:27 AM

This is so beautiful Marianna,
May I ask you how you got such a paintery great tail?

Maria #3364191

Lindley Johnson 9/26/2006 12:06:55 PM

Great capture. Love the squirrel's look and the beautiful snow white background. Congratulations on your POTD! #3364347

Mary Clarke 9/26/2006 12:13:36 PM

Congratulations on POTD Marianna, wonderful image #3364374

Milan Banik 9/26/2006 1:44:42 PM

love the dancing tail.congrates for POTD. #3364841

Allan L. Dy 9/26/2006 7:36:30 PM

Great great image! Love the details too. Congrats! #3367933

Carol Teal 9/26/2006 8:57:27 PM

Congrats on your POTD! I love this image and the squirrel is so cute. And the tail almost looks painted! I have squirrels visit my bird feeder and for now I have stopped them from climbing the pole, but even though they aggravate me at times, I do like to watch them and think they are cute. #3368954

Helen N. McHugh 9/27/2006 6:57:03 AM

This is just so beautiful, Marianna! Congratulations on this lovely POTD!! #3372128

Marianna Safronova 9/27/2006 8:39:15 PM

Thank you all very much for your messages and congratulations!

Endre, Bruce, and Beverly - thank you and it was pleasure to be in the same class with you! I will be taking Jim's "Advanced PS techniques" now.

Maria - I have used "smudge" technique, see for tutorial if you are interested.

Best regards,


Maria Korab-Laskowska 9/30/2006 2:08:11 PM

Thanks Marianna a lot for this Web site.
Maria #3391137

Sarah J. Milburn 10/12/2006 1:20:56 AM

This is such an incredible shot!! Can you tell me more about your camera? I'm looking to foray into digital SLRs, and have been looking at the Canon EOS range - hadn't considered Nikon.
It's so sharp - did you use a tripod? How did you get it so sharp? Did it sit still for a while? #3437936

Kay E. Mahoney 10/26/2006 6:31:14 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3504261

Sharrie Thomas 10/26/2006 7:01:36 PM

Congrats Marianna!! Good luck on the next round. #3504549

The Judges at 10/26/2006 7:05:05 PM

Postcardish; great technique #3504589

Janine Russell 10/26/2006 9:57:08 PM

Marianna, congratulations on your finalist. #3506011

Sue L. Cullumber 10/27/2006 11:33:19 AM

Marianna, Wow! Congrats - well done! So very cute!! #3509837

Robin R. 10/27/2006 12:03:01 PM

Great capture. #3509959

Lindley Johnson 10/27/2006 5:30:45 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Marianna. Terrific capture! #3511246

Sam Britt 10/27/2006 6:45:43 PM

Congratulations, Mariana! #3511535

Evy Johansen 10/29/2006 12:23:52 AM

So glad to see this beauty as a winner!! Big congratulations, Mariana!! #3516381

Janine Russell 10/29/2006 12:32:35 AM

Marianna, congratulations on your First Place Win! #3516419

Sylvia Rossler 10/29/2006 1:55:17 AM

Happy to see this beautiful picture again and rewarded with a well deserved first place win !! Big congrats Marianna !! #3516695

Penny Steiner 10/29/2006 2:39:57 AM

Congratulations on your first place win with this terrific and beautiful image.
Very well derserved!!
Penny #3516836

Su Sana E. P 10/29/2006 2:41:35 AM

Mariana, Congratulations on this well deserving First Place Win!! #3516840

Chris Ebben 10/29/2006 2:54:48 AM

Wow, how lucky are you, not only do you get to take such a wonderful, you get to take out the first prize as well. I'll thinking of you often, keep up the good work=^..^= #3516902

Karen Engelbreth 10/29/2006 3:34:29 AM

Congratulations on this well deserving first place win, Mariana :0)) #3517039

She-She Killough 10/29/2006 4:43:19 AM

Such a Deserving FIRST place!!! Many congrats to you Mariana!! :) #3517321

Laurie Daily 10/29/2006 4:59:42 AM

A beautiful first place winner, Mariana...Congratualtions! #3517393

Donna W. Neal 10/29/2006 5:15:04 AM

Congratulations on this amazing winner Marianna #3517476

Terri L. Scribner 10/29/2006 5:16:05 AM

Congratulations on this First Place Win!! #3517481

Crossroad Photography 10/29/2006 6:22:20 AM

Congratulations on your superb first place win! #3517839

Sam Britt 10/29/2006 7:15:24 AM

Congratulation on this 1st place winner!
Sam #3518092

Jessica Jenney 10/29/2006 7:19:26 AM

I love this image, Marianna! Congratulations on your win! #3518114

Jill Flynn 10/29/2006 7:20:57 AM

Congratulations on your First Place Win Marianna! FANTASTIC capture!! #3518119

Arnie Horwitz 10/29/2006 7:25:54 AM

Congratulations on your first place win with this great capture, Mariana! #3518148

Milan Banik 10/29/2006 7:36:39 AM

Mariana BIG Congratulations ! #3518199

Piotr M. Organa 10/29/2006 8:12:41 AM

CONGRATS!! #3518431

Jim Kinnunen 10/29/2006 8:32:38 AM

Congratulations on this very excellent first place win Marianna!!!:) #3518506

Jim Kinnunen 10/29/2006 9:33:23 AM

Congratulations! Terrific capture! #3518654

Kay E. Mahoney 10/29/2006 10:23:38 AM

Congratulations on your adorable first place winner. #3518814

Tamera S. Phillips 10/29/2006 1:28:12 PM

Adorable shot! Congrats on your win. #3519388

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/29/2006 2:52:55 PM

This really is beautiful, a big congratulations on your first place win!! Great work!! #3519695

Kathleen R. Struckle 10/29/2006 3:07:12 PM

Congrats on you beautiful win!! #3519784

Claudine Grove 10/29/2006 7:15:08 PM

Congrats on your first place win! #3520686

RC Fritz 10/29/2006 7:32:17 PM

Congratulations Marianna! #3520784

Marianna Safronova 10/29/2006 7:40:09 PM

Thank you all for your comments and congratulations!

Best regards,
Marianna #3520813

Johnny Santoso 10/29/2006 7:51:25 PM

Congrats on your first place win Marianna!

rgds, #3520835

Carol Teal 10/29/2006 11:45:18 PM

I loved that little squirrel the first time I saw him! Congrats on your win! #3521112

Mick Burkey 10/30/2006 11:47:13 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful First Place image, Marianna! Fun shot worthy of the prize. #3523812

Lori Carlson 10/30/2006 1:08:38 PM

Congratulations Marianna!!! :0) #3524172

Mary Clarke 10/30/2006 4:31:08 PM

Congratulations on First Place Marianna, great image. I've never seen squirrels in the snow! #3524868

Sherry S. Boles 10/30/2006 10:07:54 PM

Congratulations on this well deserved first place win, Marianna! #3525755

Byron C. Wade 10/30/2006 10:35:27 PM

What an impressive shot...congrats on your win. :) #3525821

Cathy M. Gromball 11/1/2006 10:18:23 AM

Congratulations on your First Place win, Marianna! Wonderful photo!

Cathy :) #3532895

Marianna Safronova 11/1/2006 11:29:02 AM

Thank you all!

Marianna #3533119

Nobu Nagase 11/1/2006 5:30:31 PM

Fabulous winner!
Congratulations on your first place win! #3533932

Robert Baer 11/4/2006 4:46:09 PM

congratulations for a wonderful image and soooo cute. justin baer #3546347

Alton I. Vance 11/6/2006 11:15:43 AM

Very cute and technically well executed! Congratulations! #3553139

Janice Sullivan 11/9/2006 9:27:36 PM

Wonderful job!!! Congratulations! #3568502

Stuart J. Carter 11/18/2006 6:15:04 PM

This is just awesome! The best squirrel shot I've ever seen. I love the "paintbrush" effects as the DOF increases. Superb shot & editing! #3602440

Allan L. Dy 11/18/2006 11:30:28 PM

Once again, congratulations Marianna! #3602990

JO ANN CLEVELAND 11/24/2006 4:32:37 PM

Winner all along!
jo ann c. #3627184

Shelly A. Van Camp 1/10/2007 8:07:20 AM

I love this!!!! Beautiful! #3803536

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Camera: Nikon F100 SLR Camera Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner Photo of the Day

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