Squirrel hug

© Sandy Hawkins

Squirrel hug

Anne M. Young 5/20/2008 7:38:36 AM

Beautiful shot - love the clarity and colours #925126

Lisa R. Buffington 5/20/2008 9:34:58 AM

Cute capture Sandy! Excellent lighting , clarity and detail. #5951691

Christina N. Seuser 5/20/2008 10:03:42 AM

Great Capture! Love the expression, it is like he/she knew they were doing a photo shoot :) #5951861

Sandy Hawkins 5/20/2008 11:17:59 AM

Thank you all so much, Anne, Lisa and Christina!

Sandy :-) #5952245

Amber J. Skene 5/20/2008 11:35:54 AM

Awesome capture! Gorgeous colors, details, and clarity! #5952323

Sandy Hawkins 5/21/2008 7:37:50 AM

Thank you very much, Amber! #5956960

cheryl Skinner 5/21/2008 8:01:33 AM

wow great shot, nice expression, good luck in the contest. #5957086

Sandy Hawkins 5/21/2008 6:38:09 PM

Thank you, Cheryl!

Sandy :-) #5959383

Debbie Price 5/22/2008 5:53:47 PM

Beautiful colors! Love this photo. dp #5964144

Sandy Hawkins 5/22/2008 6:13:08 PM

Thank you, Debbie!

Sandy :-) #5964201

Stephanie Frey 5/29/2008 5:24:59 AM

Great capture! The details and clarity are gorgeous! #5992013

Sandy Hawkins 5/30/2008 5:21:32 AM

Thank you very much, Stephanie!

Sandy 0:-) #5996423

Jessica Jenney 6/19/2008 8:40:15 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, Sandy on your beautiful finalist!!! I told you your animal images are amazing! ;-D #6078194

Tammy Espino 6/19/2008 8:49:45 AM

Congrats on the finalist! You are right, he is pretty cute! :) #6078249

Sandy Hawkins 6/19/2008 9:31:41 AM

Thank you so much, Jessica and Tammy!!

Jessica...thank you for your encouragement!

Congrats to all!!

Sandy :-) #6078712

Melissa G. Meiselman 6/19/2008 10:32:25 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Sandy!!! This is a fantastic shot!!! #6079484

Susan M. Campbell 6/19/2008 11:34:14 AM

Way to go Sandy....congrats!! #6080112

Derek D. Dafoe 6/19/2008 1:23:18 PM

WTG!! Congrats on your great Finalist!! #6080702

Sandy Hawkins 6/19/2008 4:32:22 PM

Thank you so much, Melissa, Susan, and Derek! I really appreciate all the nice comments.

Sandy :-) #6081445

Vladan D. Djordjevic 6/19/2008 6:26:51 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist! Terrific photo! #6081942

Sandy Hawkins 6/19/2008 6:39:25 PM

Thank you very much, Vladan!

Sandy :-) #6081991

Sam Britt 6/19/2008 6:59:14 PM

Congratulations, Sandy! #6082090

Debra R. Harder 6/19/2008 7:37:20 PM

Oh, Sandy...this is ADORABLE!! BIG CONGRATULATIONS on this CUTE-AS-CAN-BE finalist!! Deb #6082258

Lisa J. Boulden 6/19/2008 9:11:54 PM

So dang cute!!!
Love the details and great color in this fantastic finalist!!!
Congrats on a job well done, Sandy!
~Lisa #6082709

Jessica Jenney 6/20/2008 1:10:24 PM

Big congrats on your gorgeous win, Sandy! #6086153

Sandy Hawkins 6/20/2008 1:21:46 PM

Thank you all so much, Debra, Lisa, Sam, and Jessica! I so much appreicate each and every comment!

Jessica...thank you for ALL your kind words!

Sandy :-) #6086224

Sam Britt 6/20/2008 4:45:57 PM

Congratulations on this winner, Sandy! #6087041

Vladan D. Djordjevic 6/20/2008 5:43:28 PM

Congratulations on your terrific winner! #6087230

Elida Gutierrez 6/20/2008 7:53:51 PM

The Golden Cup
A Special Trophy for
"The May Winners" #6087715

Colette M. Metcalf 6/21/2008 2:55:49 AM

This is SOOO adorable!!! Congratulations!!!! #6088667

Sandy Hawkins 6/21/2008 4:29:26 AM

So many thanks to all of you, Sam, Vladan, Elida, and Colette!

Elida...thanks for the Golden Cup trophy! How very nice of you to create and send that to all the winners!

Sandy :-) #6088948

Vikram Jamwal 6/21/2008 8:09:08 AM

Too good!!! Congratulations Sandy! #6089957

Jeff Robinson 6/21/2008 1:48:05 PM

Congrats Sandy on your fantastic 2nd Place Win! Jeff #6090824

Sandy Hawkins 6/21/2008 2:56:27 PM

Thank you so much, Vikram and Jeff!

Sandy :-) #6090962

Carol Teal 6/22/2008 11:20:49 AM

So cute! Congrats on your win!! #6093432

Christina N. Seuser 6/22/2008 11:25:05 AM

Congratulations on your win, this is a fabulous image it is very well deserved! #6093445

Sandy Hawkins 6/23/2008 5:12:23 AM

Thank you so very much, Carol and Christina!

Sandy :-) #6096095

Susan M. Campbell 6/24/2008 11:43:39 AM

Woo hoo!! Nice job Sandy. Congrats on your win. #6101800

Keith Butler 6/24/2008 2:55:52 PM

Great capture Sandy,Congratulations on your win. well deserved. #6102435

Hosey M. Harrell III 6/25/2008 6:02:43 AM

Congratulations Sandy! Very nice work. #6104771

Sandy Hawkins 6/25/2008 12:01:05 PM

Thank you all so much, Susan, Keith and Achie!

Sandy :-) #6106046

Bev A. Stover 7/1/2008 5:52:28 AM

how wonderful this is. congrats #6127855

Sharon Sawyer 7/1/2008 1:48:13 PM

Congratulations on your well deserved gold win, Sandy. WTGG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #6129611

Sandy Hawkins 7/1/2008 5:00:28 PM

Thank you very much, Bev and Sharon! #6130132

Alex T. Mizuno 7/3/2008 9:01:04 PM

Clarity and the vivid colors are impressive! Your animal photos are all stunning Sandy! Congratulations on your win!! #6137801

Dominick M. Dimacale 7/6/2008 4:08:45 PM

Congratulations Sandy on your Win.

Dominick #6146897

Sandy Hawkins 7/7/2008 4:48:40 AM

Thank you so much, Alex and Dominick!

Sandy :-) #6149002

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/28/2008 9:12:24 AM

Congratulations Sandy, such a great winning image. Super cute! #6673508

Dawn M. Schneider 1/8/2009 4:42:27 PM

WOW!!! congrats on the win, can you tell me your settings and any filters, NONE of my squirrel shots look like this. #7002789

William C. Raco 2/8/2009 7:31:42 AM

fabulous detail, focus and DoF
Easy to see why this garnered a win
Nicely taken, Sandy #7141446

Lisa J. Boulden 5/29/2009 4:29:32 PM

So very cute!
Great color, pose, and clarity!
~♥~lisa #7577481

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Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/2000 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, return light detected, ISO: 640, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300

Uploaded on 5/20/2008 6:09:30 AM

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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