Hangin' On

© Tess L. Yee

Hangin' On

Jeff W. Robinson Student 2/23/2010 6:42:08 AM

Fantastic comp and capture Tess! Jeff #1241981

Doug Pignet 2/23/2010 6:54:41 AM

LOL I wouldn't let go either....Kewl capture. #8409418

Tammy M. Anderson 2/23/2010 7:03:11 AM

Excellent details and great timing, Tess. #8409446

Carol Eade 2/23/2010 7:09:14 AM

Terrific composition, lighting and BG colors, Tess! #8409465

Bojan Bencic 2/23/2010 7:23:31 AM

Great capture, Tess. Fantastic details. #8409520

Amy M. Wilson 2/23/2010 7:25:48 AM

Excellent capture, details and timing, Tess! #8409531

David Phalen 2/23/2010 8:04:55 AM

Outstanding comp, colors and details!! Well done!! #8409643

Teri Klinger 2/23/2010 8:15:49 AM

WOW! look at the clarity!!! great image! #8409702

Tiia Vissak 2/23/2010 8:33:21 AM

great tones, details & framing! #8409765

Margaret R. Barry 2/23/2010 9:10:42 AM

Fantastic timing, clarity and dof, Tess! #8409842

Marcel J. Fernandez 2/23/2010 9:12:52 AM

Beautiful capture with great DOF and background color. #8409847

Ray & Audrey Clarke 2/23/2010 9:23:28 AM

Great light, colour and composition Tess! #8409865

rony sagy 2/23/2010 9:27:26 AM

Fantastic capture, Tess. #8409872

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman 2/23/2010 9:33:58 AM

Nice Capture Tess

Alan L. Borror 2/23/2010 9:50:24 AM

Fantastic capture, Tess! What a beautiful image! #8409929

Nancy L. Green 2/23/2010 10:07:20 AM

This is ADORABLE Tess, outstanding clarity, colors and texture!!! <>< #8409980

Dianna Murphy 2/23/2010 10:26:02 AM

Super clarity and comp. #8410027

Patricia Seidler 2/23/2010 11:07:18 AM

Fantastic detail Tess. Love that little tongue sticking out! #8410098

Renata Gusciora 2/23/2010 11:18:05 AM

Wow!Incredible capture,fabulous details,timing and light,Tess! #8410115

Carrie M. Groseclose 2/23/2010 11:47:45 AM

Wonderful capture with fantastic clarity, detail, and comp Tess! #8410218

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 2/23/2010 12:09:47 PM

What a great timing. Beautiful details and lighting Tess.
JP #8410316

Claudia Kuhn 2/23/2010 12:24:05 PM

Cute capture, terrific details! #8410358

Ann H. Belus 2/23/2010 1:19:07 PM

Excellent photo of this cute little guy...you even caught the tongue just right! #8410472

Jack Ryan 2/23/2010 2:03:30 PM

Excellent detail and I love the pose. Very well done. #8410531

Nadia Paul 2/23/2010 2:26:13 PM

Great comp and detail - a wonderful capture Tess! #8410578

R. J. Laudenbacher 2/23/2010 3:28:06 PM

Excellent capture of this little guy Tess. The details and comp are terrific. #8410692

Monnie Ryan 2/23/2010 3:30:42 PM

Your squirrels have no equal, Tess -- this guy is no exception. Fantastic! #8410702

Kathleen Brennan 2/23/2010 4:06:14 PM

Wow, Great detail and fabulous capture! #8410782

Barbara Waldoch 2/23/2010 4:41:07 PM

Cool composition and capture, Tess! #8410862

Sam Britt 2/23/2010 5:35:14 PM

So cute! Great detail & timing, Tess. #8411044

Ujjwal Mukherjee 2/23/2010 10:54:06 PM

What a wonderful find and capture! Terrific timing,Tess!! #8411382

Colette M. Metcalf 2/24/2010 3:12:39 AM

Very sweet!!!! #8411519

Nadine A. Lewis 2/24/2010 5:22:46 AM

GREAT capture and timing, Tess!!! <>< #8411999

Courtenay Vanderbilt 2/24/2010 5:55:13 AM

Excellent details, framing and beautiful bg, Tess! #8412153

Pat and Graham Robards 2/24/2010 8:22:38 AM

Wonderful clarity and detail in the fur Tess, I envy you of this shot! So cute! ~Pat #8412757

Ann Myers 2/24/2010 8:45:41 AM

Excellent details and composition, Tess!! #8412806

Lauren P. Krajenta 2/24/2010 12:11:41 PM

He's too cute! Great action shot, macro and colors. #8413113

Karen Engelbreth 2/24/2010 3:28:22 PM

Wonderful and very cute capture, Tess... #8413381

Gord MacEachern 2/24/2010 3:45:19 PM

Fantastic capture of this toothy little guy! #8413431

Ken Smith 2/24/2010 4:55:36 PM

He's got his priorties right! Nice comp on this, Tess! #8413535

Julianne Bradford 2/24/2010 5:18:08 PM

Great comp Tess! #8413566

frank w. degenhardt 2/24/2010 8:39:51 PM

Tess- These characters are so much fun to watch, I truely enjoy my backyard and seeing them at play. Love how you got this one coming down the tree, the beautiful colors, the details of its features are exceptional. The pecan in the mouth is such a bonus.
Incredible work my friend.
Have yourself a wonderful day, do take care. #8413813

Ann Coates 2/24/2010 9:19:27 PM

Wow Tess, this is a fantastic image. #8413859

Anita N. Hogue 2/25/2010 10:18:10 AM

I love the color tones, the background dof and the simplicity really makes for a wonderful image! #8415077

JO ANN CLEVELAND 2/25/2010 11:59:19 AM

Luv, luv, luv it Tess! Great colors and composition! I love this series..

jo ann c. #8415415

Tess L. Yee 2/25/2010 1:25:23 PM

Thank you, everyone! I really appreciate all of the fabulous comments, and I'm super pleased to share my fuzzbutt pals with you! #8415899

Steve M. Harrington 2/25/2010 7:46:34 PM

A beautifully sharp image, Tess.
I just decided I am going to try whistling with a cashew in my mouth. I am holding you partially responsible if bad stuff happens. No worry...I can do it! :)
Steve #8417020

Val Feldman 2/26/2010 4:56:38 AM

LOL at Steve's above! Oh, he's a dandy, Tess...you've captured him all stretched out looking quite the dapper fellow...and a pecan! Living in the lap of luxury, these squirrels are, with you around! Excellent capture, finely detailed and a super b/g to showcase all his handsomeness! #8417764

Judy Williams 2/26/2010 5:12:49 AM

Spot on focus! The slight diagonal created by the angle of the shot and his outstretched body from the tree is just perfection! #8417812

Stan J. Bendkowski 2/26/2010 7:55:01 PM

Wonderful sharp photo, Tess! Well composed and captured. #8419231

Gina Cormier 2/27/2010 6:08:20 AM

At first I thought he was sticking his tongue out!!! lol A great capture!!! #8419849

Marilyn K. Lincecum 2/28/2010 7:03:59 PM

So sweet..fantastic DOF, colors and detail. #8422906

Tess L. Yee 3/1/2010 10:10:59 AM

*waiting for the ensuing lawsuit after the bad stuff happens when Steve takes up whistling with cashews in his mouth*

Thank you Steve, Valarie, Judy, Stan, Gina, and Marilyn for those generous comments! #8424448

a2o aini 3/2/2010 3:01:55 AM

excellent capure Tess! what a great compo & clarity! #8425922

Julie Burnett 3/3/2010 4:51:02 AM

Outstanding clarity, with gorgeous background color, Tess!! #8428861

Boyd L. Alexander 3/3/2010 5:47:23 AM

This is just perfect, and an instant favorite of mine! Love the expression and the tack sharp focus nails this image! #8428977

Leslie McLain 3/3/2010 10:23:12 AM

Terrific capture, background, and details. #8429536

Gail Vitikacs 3/3/2010 5:40:14 PM

Such a clever composition...the details and colors are amazing! #8430120

Brett Dolsen 3/4/2010 12:51:29 AM

Awesome closeup animal capture Tess!! #8430448

Heidi Knight 3/4/2010 2:56:37 PM

Fantastic closeup and capture! #8432243

Lynn M. Whitt 3/5/2010 11:11:32 AM

Great close up and details... #8434199

Tess L. Yee 3/8/2010 10:31:10 AM

Thank you everyone! I really appreciate all of your generous comments! #8440153

Kathy Wesserling 3/10/2010 12:17:36 AM

The Tongue did it for me! Too, too funny! #8444351

Karen Engelbreth 3/10/2010 12:18:01 AM

Big congrats on your wonderful POTD, Tess... #8444353

Usman M. Bajwa 3/10/2010 12:21:50 AM

Beautiful composition and details, Tess. CONGRATZ. on your POTD Award! WTG...!

UB. #8444357

Bojan Bencic 3/10/2010 12:26:02 AM

Congratulations, Tess. Great POTD. #8444361

Ujjwal Mukherjee 3/10/2010 12:27:15 AM

HUGE congratulations,Tess!! WTG!! #8444362

Tommy E. Burgess 3/10/2010 12:37:03 AM

Huge congratulations on your well deserved POTD Tess!! #8444376

Tiia Vissak 3/10/2010 12:37:06 AM

Congratulations! #8444377

Cindy Bendush 3/10/2010 12:37:14 AM

Congrats on this adorable POTD Tess! #8444378

Ann Coates 3/10/2010 12:55:13 AM

Congratulations on your fantastic POTD Tess. #8444394

Kim Andelkovic (Kovic) 3/10/2010 12:59:44 AM

WTG Tess......Huge congrats on your POTD.....whoooo hooooo brilliant shot and very well deserving :-) #8444401

Meghan Gonski 3/10/2010 1:17:02 AM

Hey Tess, I wanted to say this is one of the best POTD I have ever seen! I can never seem to catch my squirrel he/she is always hidden by many trees! #8444428

Susie Peek-Swint 3/10/2010 1:44:24 AM

Many congrats on your terrific POTD Tess ~ great to see one of your fun squirrel pics featured! #8444465

Katarina Mansson 3/10/2010 1:48:39 AM

Congratulations on your fantastic POTD! #8444469

Michelle Alton 3/10/2010 2:00:41 AM

What a wonderful and delightful POTD selection, Tess. Everthing is Just Right on this capture. I have never seen a pretty little squirrel tongue before! Congratulatons! #8444481

Chris Ebben 3/10/2010 2:27:30 AM

I can certainly see why this one got EP & POTD. Congratulations on such a wonderful shot=^..^= #8444500

Nikki McDonald 3/10/2010 2:34:42 AM

Terrific capture, Tess -- wonderful detail, color, focus and moment. Congratulations on the POTD #8444510

Christine Czernin 3/10/2010 2:34:52 AM

Many congrats on your fantastic POTD, Tess.
In my opinion, it is more than time that your great captures get the recognition by BP that they deserve. #8444511

Tammy M. Anderson 3/10/2010 2:49:44 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding POTD, Tess. #8444527

Gord MacEachern 3/10/2010 2:59:25 AM

Congratulations on your well deserved POTD Tess!!!! #8444537

Marilyn Cornwell 3/10/2010 3:27:52 AM

Congrats on POTD, Tess!! Wonderful to see one of your great portraits as the BP daily pic!!! #8444590

Carolyn Morgan 3/10/2010 3:40:02 AM

Congratulations from here also Tess.
A really delightful shot #8444610

Leland N. Saunders 3/10/2010 3:44:54 AM

Congratulations, Tess on the outstanding POTD !!

Great work !!

Lee #8444617

Richard M. Waas 3/10/2010 3:48:42 AM

Congrats Tess on an excellent POTD!! #8444624

Ken Smith 3/10/2010 3:49:43 AM

Way to go, Tess!! Congrats to you!! #8444626

Courtenay Vanderbilt 3/10/2010 3:51:33 AM

CONGRATS on your POTD, Tess!!! #8444629

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 3/10/2010 4:06:45 AM

Big congrats on this amazing POTD Tess. Well done.
JP #8444673

R. J. Laudenbacher 3/10/2010 4:11:56 AM

WTG Tess, Congratulations on this wonderful POTD. So very well done. #8444686

Joy Rector 3/10/2010 4:18:23 AM

congrats on the POTD #8444701

Christine R. Lobsinger 3/10/2010 4:24:07 AM


SMILING #8444718

Leslie McLain 3/10/2010 4:29:19 AM

Congrats on your terrific POTD! #8444731

Anita N. Hogue 3/10/2010 4:40:16 AM

Congratulations on this fabulous POTD, Tess! #8444787

Pat and Graham Robards 3/10/2010 4:40:30 AM

I am way behind on my mail Tess! Congratulations for your POTD. ~Pat #8444789

Pat and Graham Robards 3/10/2010 4:53:34 AM

Congrats Tess on your outstanding and deserving POTD award.

Brian #8444836

Stefania Barbier 3/10/2010 4:54:11 AM

congrats on your gorgeous POTD! #8444842

Susan D. Royce 3/10/2010 4:54:21 AM

Congrats on POTD, Tess! Really great shot! #8444843

Anne M. Young 3/10/2010 5:09:18 AM

Congratulations this is a super POTD #8444885

Linda D. Lester 3/10/2010 5:13:57 AM

How cute....Congratulations on this cutie! #8444899

Carol Eade 3/10/2010 5:17:15 AM

Congratulations on your terrific POTD, Tess! #8444917

Diane L. Thomas 3/10/2010 5:27:25 AM

Congrats !!! this is adorable. Great timing. #8444955

Margaret R. Barry 3/10/2010 5:29:22 AM

Congratulations on your POTD, Tess! #8444961

Karen Celella 3/10/2010 6:09:59 AM

Woo Hoooo Tess! Huge congratulations on your special POTD award! #8445134

Patricia Seidler 3/10/2010 6:14:38 AM

WTG Tess. Congratulations on your POTD. #8445156

Tess L. Yee 3/10/2010 6:20:56 AM

OhmiGOSH! I can't tell you how surprised I was to get this recognition...thank you, sincerely, for all of the super comments!!

(though I feel compelled to reiterate that you're seeing a pecan, and not a squirrel tongue...their tongues are tiny, shiny, and VERY pink!) #8445183

JO ANN CLEVELAND 3/10/2010 6:31:46 AM

I knew this was special Tess!

Big congrats on your POTD!

jo ann c. #8445213

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 3/10/2010 6:44:00 AM

WTG on this adorable POTD, Tess!!! :-)k #8445257

Jessica Jenney 3/10/2010 6:57:33 AM

Congratulations, Tess on your fabulous POTD! #8445308

David Phalen 3/10/2010 7:02:16 AM

BIG Congrats on an outstanding POTD!! #8445335

Nancyj Hovey 3/10/2010 7:07:56 AM

on your outstanding POTD! wtg! 8o) #8445363

Daniella Puente 3/10/2010 7:08:40 AM

This is a superb capture Tess CONGRATS! #8445369

Lynne Fried 3/10/2010 7:08:43 AM

huge C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S! #8445370

Rona L. Schwarz 3/10/2010 7:12:38 AM

Fantastic action capture, Tess! Just when I thought I had seen the best squirrel image of yours ever, you keep coming up with more!! This is exceptional - CONGRATULATIONS ON A WONDERFUL POTD! #8445382

Debra R. Harder 3/10/2010 7:17:29 AM

WTG, Tess!! This is such an amazing image!! Huge CONGRATULATIONS on your fabulous POTD!!! Deb #8445394

Aimee S. McMaster 3/10/2010 7:21:10 AM

...congratulations, Tess on your wonderful
POTD... #8445403

Mary Alston 3/10/2010 7:23:26 AM

Congratulations on your POTD!! I hope you reward your model with a few extra pecans. #8445411

Kathy Salerni 3/10/2010 7:32:25 AM

Outstanding image, Tess! Big congratulation for yourPOTD! #8445432

Patricia A. Stalter 3/10/2010 8:05:53 AM

Happy for you!!! Well deserved.I am envious. :) #8445510

Carolyn Keiser 3/10/2010 8:22:09 AM

Super cute! Congratulations of your POTD! #8445540

Raymond Pauly 3/10/2010 8:30:00 AM

Great composition and clarity, Tess! Congratulations on your POTD! #8445562

Kathleen M. Rinker 3/10/2010 8:36:11 AM

Huge congrats Tess, awesome image!! #8445584

Erica Murphy 3/10/2010 8:52:15 AM

Wonderful POTD Tess!!! Big congratulations to you!! #8445616

Maria Coulson 3/10/2010 9:04:18 AM

Tess, congratulations on your POTD. Great capture! #8445632

Steve M. Harrington 3/10/2010 9:13:36 AM

Good on you, Tess! :) A most worthy POTD.
Steve #8445635

Dianna Murphy 3/10/2010 9:19:12 AM

Yay Tess, congratulations on your POTD! #8445642

rony sagy 3/10/2010 10:15:26 AM

Congratulations Tess on a well deserved POTD. Awesome capture. #8445682

Becky J. Parkinson 3/10/2010 10:50:12 AM

Oh, Tess, I am so happy to see this get POTD!! It is a much-deserved award and glad to see this series get the recognition! #8445733

Tess L. Yee 3/10/2010 10:54:08 AM

Humbled and thankful for all of your amazing comments, everyone!

Not only is BP full of great photographers, it's full of great PEOPLE! #8445735

Cathy Barrows 3/10/2010 11:26:25 AM

congrats on your POTD...cute shot of one of your little squirrels #8445758

Lester A. Garcia 3/10/2010 11:51:06 AM


A wonderful shot and a well deserving POTD. Congratulations!

Lester #8445820

John Connolly 3/10/2010 2:00:36 PM

Your sharp detail obvioiusly impressed the judges Tess! Huge congratulations on your POTD! #8446114

Jeff W. Robinson 3/10/2010 3:04:22 PM

Congrats Tess on your Fantastic POTD!! Jeff #8446191

Amy M. Wilson 3/10/2010 3:07:04 PM

Big congrats on your wonderful POTD, Tess!!! #8446197

Donna McMillan 3/10/2010 3:17:46 PM

Awesome capture Tess, love the detail! I thought the pecan was the squirrels tongue though, too funny! Congrats! #8446210

Mark Dodge 3/10/2010 5:03:10 PM

So now you're giving them Pecans vs. Walnuts? No wonder these squirrels love you so much! Awesome shot, Tess. Wonderful work and congratulations for receiving POTD here!!! #8446372

Thomas E. Hinds 3/10/2010 6:17:00 PM

Terrific POTD, Tess! WTG! #8446508

Mike Umbreit 3/10/2010 6:20:17 PM

Tess - Congratulations on your POTD! Great details! - Mike #8446514

Nadia Paul 3/10/2010 7:27:46 PM

Congrats on your wonderful POTD Tess! #8446580

Jeffrey R. Bange 3/10/2010 7:44:26 PM

Congratulations Tess on a well deserved POTD, love the capture coming down the tree with the Pecan in his mouth. #8446620

Nancy L. Green 3/10/2010 8:44:44 PM

Not at all surprised to see this adorable iamge again, CONGRATULATIONS Tess!! <>< #8446682

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 3/10/2010 8:44:54 PM

Cute description on this excellent POTD Tess! A huge congratulations!!!! I am so very happy for you!!! #8446683

Summer A. Kozisek 3/10/2010 11:55:56 PM

I love all of your squirrel images Tess, Congrats on your POTD! #8446804

Renee Doyle 3/11/2010 12:32:34 AM

Big congratulations on this wonderful POTD Tess!!! #8446822

Michael Kroth 3/11/2010 5:47:32 AM

Congratulations on this terrific POTD! #8447477

Lindley Johnson 3/11/2010 6:12:08 AM

Excellent DOF, details, and composition, Tess! Congratulations on your terrific POTD! #8447557

Sabrina Ryan 3/11/2010 2:28:56 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this so cute POTD, Tess! Nice detail and bokeh! Well done! #8448762

Guy D. Biechele 3/11/2010 7:19:41 PM

Fine catch! Congratulations on your POTD, Tess. #8449288

Sharon 3/11/2010 9:46:28 PM

Tess, HUGE congratulations on your POTD!!! #8449473

Richard D. Love 3/12/2010 6:39:18 AM

Congratulations, Tess. Wonderful comp and DOF. Well done.

Rick #8450426

Tess L. Yee 3/12/2010 10:32:32 AM

Oh, thank you...thank you all so very much for leaving such great comments! #8451004

Patricia A. Stalter 4/1/2010 3:08:08 PM

Hard to understand why a photo of the day wouldn't get a finalist????? sigh. #8503416

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Even though he was busy whistling a warning to the other squirrels, and generally chattering like crazy, he was not about to let go of that pecan!

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