There she goes again...

© Tess L. Yee

There she goes again...

Uploaded: September 28, 2009


rolling around on the ground and aiming that thing at me, while I'm busy trying to enjoy a nutty treat. Can't that lady just sit still?!

Maybe I can stare her into submission...

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 10/600 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 800, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40


Karen Bacon September 28, 2009

An excellent close-up Tess! #1185616

Margaret R. Barry September 28, 2009

Fantastic details, colors and clarity, Tess! #7989827

Val Feldman level-classic September 28, 2009

Ah, using the old staredown technique when all else fails...yep, seen them do that...but they don't know us, do they?? Outside of jumping on our heads and wrestling the camera out of our hands, nothing's going to stop that photo! Well worth the "groveling in the dirt", Tess - a sweet little capture taken at a very up close and personal pov of my most favorite critter! Ya done him justice!! #7990029

Lynne Morris September 28, 2009

What a fantastic capture Tess, great clarity and details. #7990039

Jeana Clark September 28, 2009

Love your squirrel shots Tess!!!
Always full of wonderful details!!
Squirrels are so cute!!!!

~J~ #7990208

Carla Metzler September 28, 2009

So cute! Great detail, close up! #7990211

Patricia A. Stalter September 28, 2009

Yes, squirrels are cute, UNTIL they take up residence in your attic! You surely got this one clear and sharp. Well done, Tess. :D Pat #7990307

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic September 28, 2009

Nice capture, Tess. He is adorable. #7990321

Tess L. Yee September 28, 2009

Thanks for all those really super comments Karen, Margaret, Valarie, Lynne, Jeana, Carla, and Patricia!

Absolutely, Valarie...let them just TRY to wrest the camera from my paws. Er, hands. :)

By the way, this is (yet another) FauxBold capture, who is proving to be my very best little furry pal. #7990325

Tess L. Yee September 28, 2009

Thanks for the really kind comment, Kay!

(you snuck in while I was posting!) #7990333

Melissa G. Meiselman September 28, 2009

Fantastic close up taken with ultra sharp details, cute subject and wonderful light, Tess!! #7990340

Jessica Jenney September 28, 2009

Adorable capture with terrific detail, Tess! #7990422

Bojan Bencic level-classic September 28, 2009

Fantastic light and details, Tess. You really got close on this one. #7990509

Eugenio Diaz September 28, 2009

What a cool and cute little fella...amazing close-up!!! Great details and a stunning photograph!
Well done, Tess!

Ray Clarke September 28, 2009

Great clarity and detail, beautiful capture Tess.!!!(R) #7990684

Tess L. Yee September 28, 2009

Thanks for the awesome comments Melissa, Jessica, Bojan, Eugenio, and Ray!

I'm glad to see you've all fallen under her potent gaze! #7990750

Marty Straub September 28, 2009

Outstanding details, Tess. Way to not let go of that camera. #7990818

Linda M. Walker September 28, 2009

Awesome details....certainly up close and personal! #7990819

Songbird Cline level-classic September 28, 2009

darling!! #7990983

Rony Sagy September 28, 2009

Amazing. Your close-ups are exceptional. #7991018

Michele Wetzel September 28, 2009


Love the composition! Beautiful capture!

Shelly #7991382

Renee Doyle September 28, 2009

Wonderful close up of this cutie Tess!!! Great details!! #7991384

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna September 28, 2009

Incredible macro, Tess!!! This is AWESOME!!! :-) k #7991440

Karen Engelbreth September 28, 2009

Wonderful portrait, Tess... #7991478

Cathy Barrows September 28, 2009

cute shot of this scrat #7991681

Murry Grigsby September 28, 2009

Funny back story Tess :0) Nice closeup work! I love your in the face closeup and the great details!! #7991690

Barbara Waldoch September 28, 2009

Beautiful portrait, Tess! #7991840

Patrick Rouzes level-classic September 28, 2009

EXCEPTIONAL tones, detail, clarity, textures,pose & expression captrued here!!! I think I see you in one of his eyes!!! Magnificent & beautiful work here, Tess!!! W T G !!! #7992071

Sam Britt September 28, 2009

Adorable close-up, Tess. #7992108

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict September 28, 2009

Awesome animal portrait here, Tess.

Dominick #7992673

a2o akmal aini othman level-classic September 29, 2009

oh my..she's staring at you. terrific close-up Tess! great detail & compo #7993175

Ujjwal Mukherjee September 29, 2009

Superb clarity and details,Tess!! #7993340

Douglas Pignet September 29, 2009

Very cute image...Nice timing. #7993345

Tess L. Yee September 29, 2009

Thanks to ALL of you for those really amazing and kind comments!! #7993594

Joy Rector September 29, 2009

beautiful shot #7993671

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic September 29, 2009

LOL!!! :) I love your caption under this one as it fits it perfect. Wonderful details, superb colors and exceptional clairty on this shot. Great job. #7994202

Laurence Saliba level-classic September 29, 2009

What a cuteee capture Tess!!! #7994591

Laura E. Swan level-classic September 29, 2009

WOW! It's working on ME. I started at this for 5 minutes. I SUBMIT! I SUBMIT! HA!

Such clarity and focus, Tess. You surely take prize photos!!!

-Laura :) #7994678

Tess L. Yee September 29, 2009

Thank you Joy, RJ, Laurence, and Laura...appreciate the great comments!

(I'm sure FauxBold will be delighted to have you under her spell, Laura!) #7994967

Renata Gusciora September 29, 2009

Wow!Thats really macro,Tess!:D Fabulous capture! #7995307

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict September 29, 2009

Adorable image, Tess, excellent capture!

Debby #7995727

Maria A. Gonzalez September 29, 2009

Excellent close-up of this cutie,Tess.Great timing and quick response to captured..Well done. #7996014

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic September 29, 2009

Beautiful! #7996110

Sheila D. Robertson September 29, 2009

What a great capture! #7996159

Nadya Johnson September 29, 2009

Outstanding, Tess! Perfect portrait of this cutie, Tess! #7996331

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer September 29, 2009

O M G !! How adorable!! Fantastic close-up, Tess. And thanks for the entertainment :0) #7996383

Tommy E. Burgess September 29, 2009

Fantastic capture of this cute squirrel Tess!! #7996384

Tess L. Yee September 30, 2009

Thank you Renata, Debby, Maria, Shelly, Sheila, Nadya, Kiki, and've all left really wonderful comments, and I appreciate each of them!

(you're quite welcome for the entertainment too, performance is at 7pm) #7996690

Mary K. Robison September 30, 2009

Beautiful up-close-and-personal capture, Tess! There's something about squirrels that brings out an automatic "TOO CUTE!" response from most of us. Nice work and efforts to get the shot, even it it meant a bit of dirt on the clothes! #7997228

Eivor Kuchta September 30, 2009

Way to go, Tess, down on the ground! The POV is so important when you capture animals. Well done! #7997236

Kathleen Brennan September 30, 2009

Wonderful closeup and great title! #7997555

Tess L. Yee September 30, 2009

Thanks for those awesome comments Mary, Eivor, and Kathleen!


Ann Coates level-classic September 30, 2009

This is a gorgeous close up of this engrossed but "I've still got my eye on you" squirrel. Fantastic detail, composition and colours Tess. #7997881

Bill Houghton September 30, 2009

Tess, great shot of this little squirrel. Well captured. Thanks for your comment on my mallards. Have a great week, Bill #7998122

Mark Dodge September 30, 2009

I think you have these squirrels trained :o) Amazing closeup, Tess. Excellent work. #7998272

Kim Kleinschmidt September 30, 2009

Fabulous close up Tess. Great detail and POV! #7998311

Graham Robards September 30, 2009

Excellent shot Tess and an amusing title to go with it! We don't have these little creatures in Australia! ~Pat #7999245

Avril Young October 01, 2009

wow, so sharp and clear...beautiful capture,details and the title too! #7999527

Tess L. Yee October 01, 2009

Thanks for each of those terrific comments Ann, Bill, Mark, Kim, Pat, and Avril!!

They're not trained, but my two gals have grown quite comfortable around me. :) #7999675

Ken Smith level-classic October 01, 2009

Excellent details in this...sharpness and comp are perfect, Tess! #7999748

Christine Czernin level-classic October 01, 2009

I am in love with these little creatures.
You present so well in all their cute-ness. #8000017

Tess L. Yee October 01, 2009

Thanks for those really great comments, Ken & Christine! #8000384

Tammy Scott October 01, 2009

Wow! Awesome detail! #8000627

Kaye Burazin October 01, 2009

That nut is soooo good, nothing gonna detour him from his brunch.great close up. #8000726

Lana Arcemont October 01, 2009

Wonderful detail on this little guy! #8001301

David Phalen October 01, 2009

Terrific comp, colors and details in an excellent animal portrait!! #8001435

Tess L. Yee October 02, 2009

Thanks for the wonderful comments Tammy, Kaye, Lana, and David! #8002028

Carol Sawyer October 02, 2009

Very cute capture, Tess!! #8002303

Marilyn Cornwell October 02, 2009

Tess - what amazing clarity! Love this wonderful portrait! #8002398

Brenda Sides level-classic October 02, 2009

Great closeup of this squirrel, Tess! #8002713

Mitch Spence level-classic October 02, 2009

A really nice shot, Tess, with very effective dof. #8002949

Carrie M. Groseclose October 02, 2009

Wonderful clarity, detail, and DOF on this cute little squirrel, Tess! #8003139

Maria Warren level-classic October 02, 2009

very cute closeup:) #8003690

Ellen Hodges October 02, 2009

Awesome detail, Tess! Very cute capture!! #8004013

Arnie Horwitz level-deluxe October 02, 2009

Great composition and clarity, Tess! #8004095

MELODIE C. ROBERTS October 03, 2009

I wonder if he can whistle with a blade of grass between his thumbs? ;0)

Terrific Close~up Tess
A Darlin' Critter For Sure #8004428

Ray Thoms October 03, 2009

Wonderful close up....great detail and colour!!! #8004524

Jim Baines level-classic October 03, 2009

Hmmmm .. like Davy Crockett and the bear! A beautiful capture, Tess, I do love the clarity and details of this gem! #8004728

Kathy Reeves October 04, 2009

Adorable!!! Excellent detail! #8006804

Erika G. Gossett October 04, 2009

Awesome close up of this cute little guy, Tess! Great details, clarity and DOF. Erika. #8007625

Alex T. Mizuno October 04, 2009

Such a great close-up Tess! Superb details. And top of all, it's so adorable! #8008252

Paul E. Earl October 05, 2009

WOW!! Fabulous image!! #8008963

Tess L. Yee October 05, 2009

Hahaha, Melodie and Jim!!

Thanks for all of these wonderful comments! Faux(Bold) and I appreciate them!

She's such a pretty li'l critter, and I think she would be overcome with furry delight if she knew how much you guys like her! #8009494

Graham Robards October 05, 2009

Heavens, I expect to see an EP underneath your cute critter Tess, the detail and clarity is awsome! ~Pat #8009835

Tess L. Yee October 05, 2009

Thanks for such a kind comment, Pat!

(actually, this shot isn't eligible, as it was never entered in the contest) #8010349

Laurie Daily level-deluxe October 06, 2009 this close up, Tess! #8014379

Tess L. Yee October 07, 2009

Thanks for that great comment, Laurie! #8016629

David A. Simons October 07, 2009

Brillant work #8017375

Tess L. Yee October 08, 2009

Thanks for that generous comment, David! #8018663

Karen Kessler October 08, 2009

This is absolutely adorable! Wonderful detail, coloring AND mind-reading on your part! ha! (I enjoyed reading the description!) #8020261

Yulianto Soeroso October 08, 2009

wow nice detail and dof ...i loved it #8020521

Tess L. Yee October 09, 2009

Thanks for those great comments, Karen & Yulianto! #8021841

Linda L. Ruiz October 10, 2009


Tess L. Yee October 10, 2009

Thanks for the wonderful comment, Linda! #8025053

Lisa R. Buffington level-deluxe October 20, 2009

Fantastic capture. Outstanding details, lighting and closeup. LOL, loved your comment and Valarie's. The things we photographers do to get a great shot, lol. A great one indeed. Such a cutie. You have some terrific squirrel photos in your gallery. #8053131

Peggy J. Maguire November 04, 2009

Outstanding!!!!!!!! #8103477

Tess L. Yee November 04, 2009

How did I miss your fabulous comment, Lisa?

Well, darnit! Belated thanks!

Thanks for your super comment as well, Peggy! #8103539

Karen Rosenblum level-deluxe November 08, 2009

I was never a big squirrel fan, but you've managed to open my mind again and appreciate these guys in a different way. Nice job! Your captures are dead-on!! #8113802

Tess L. Yee November 09, 2009

Thank you for such a kind comment, Karen!

I know squirrels aren't for everyone (they can be a big nuisance to home owners and bird lovers), but their little furry faces and crazy antics have always put a smile on my face!


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