Perfect Balance

© Tess L. Yee

Perfect Balance

Uploaded: September 26, 2009


My favorite squirrels live near a cypress swamp, and you'll often find them perched precariously on the tops of cypress stumps. It's particularly amusing when it's windy, as they teeter back and forth, their tails twitching furiously as they attempt to keep their balance.

Sometimes, they topple off. Don't tell them, but when I see that happen, I snicker just a bit. :)

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/2500 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 180.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40


Deb Koskovich September 26, 2009

What a cutie, and perfectly captured, Tess! #1184891

Nikki McDonald level-classic September 26, 2009

That does look like a precarious perch! The detail and lighting are great here, Tess. #7984807

Janet Daniel September 26, 2009

Wonderful close up of this adorable squirrel, Tess!
They are fun to watch, aren't they? #7984813

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe September 26, 2009

So very cute, Tess. Excellent details and composition. #7984820

Barbara Mason September 26, 2009

Hee Hee Tess another beauty in the squirrel series - great description - thank you :-) clarity, colour, comp great as I have come to expect and enjoy each night before bed. Good night #7984828

Anita Hogue September 26, 2009

A fabulous capture with awesome clarity Tess! #7984848

Bojan Bencic level-classic September 26, 2009

Beautiful photo of your furry friend, Tess. Fantastic details and pose. #7984888

Phyllis H. Burchett September 26, 2009

Great capture! Love your Squirrel series! #7984974

Howard B. Cheek September 26, 2009

Thought I'd take my focus off the drops & get with the squirrels ;-}
Excellent detail, DOF, colors, and POV Tess. Nice catchlight too.
Well done!

Monnie Ryan September 26, 2009

Really cute, Tess -- not to mention well composed and detailed! Terrific action shot! #7985022

Tess L. Yee September 26, 2009

Thanks to each and every one of you for those super terrific comments!!

As much as I like the comments on the images, it makes me especially happy to see people enjoying my furry pals. They really are like kids to me!

Alas, a combination of stormy weather and blood-sucking varmints (mosquitoes) has kept me from getting my usual squirrel time today. :( #7985076

Karen Engelbreth September 26, 2009

Wonderful and very cute capture, Tess... #7986010

a2o akmal aini othman level-classic September 26, 2009

sooo cute! wonderful capture with great detail, Tess! love it! #7986729

Sam Britt September 26, 2009

Adorable!! #7986734

Tess L. Yee September 27, 2009

Thanks for those really great comments Karen, a2o, and Sam! #7988778

Renata Gusciora September 27, 2009

Amazing capture,super clarity and lighting,Tess! #7988961

Tess L. Yee September 28, 2009

Thanks for the really kind comment, Renata! #7989751

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