On Your Mark...

© Tess L. Yee

On Your Mark...

Uploaded: October 20, 2009


I'm Howard Cosmell...and I'm Jim McSway. Thank you for joining us for today's edition of BetterPhoto Sports Network.

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 10/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 800, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80


Tess L. Yee October 20, 2009

Today on BPSN, we're highlighting a local athlete who will represent Wilmington, NC at next summer's Squirrel Olympics.

Howard, what a look of determination on his face!

Well, Jim...he definitely looks like a contender!

You've got that right, Howard! We may be looking at the next gold medalist in the Tree Climb event!

That's it for this edition of BPSN. Stay tuned, as next time we get down and dirty with one of the best running backs in football! #1194368

Tess L. Yee October 20, 2009

Marilyn Cornwell

Wonderful! Great comp!

10/20/2009 4:02:16 AM

Troy Gallagher October 20, 2009

Looks pretty tough Tess, great sharp portrait of this little guy.

Troy #8052321

Claudia Kuhn level-classic October 20, 2009

Terrific and cute capture Tess! #8052323

Gord MacEachern October 20, 2009

Checking his heart rate before the big event lol...
Super capture Tess!! #8052331

Karen Celella October 20, 2009

Thanks for the morning smile Tess. Very cute capture with wonderful details and light. #8052350

Nikki McDonald level-classic October 20, 2009

Great detail and light again, Tess. Fun title and description. #8052388

Alan L. Borror October 20, 2009

Great capture and a fun description, Tess! #8052437

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 20, 2009

Excellent capture and naration Tess!! Jeff #8052447

Tiia Vissak October 20, 2009

a fantastic shot! #8052495

Val Feldman level-deluxe October 20, 2009

...and he looks pretty "beefed up" for the big game....must be that fresh walnut diet...! Cute shot, Tess with wonderful detail and a good sense of timing. You caught this little guy perfectly #8052503

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic October 20, 2009

He's definitely a contender, Tess. Great capture. #8052536

Robert R. Goodman October 20, 2009

Hi Tess,Awesome capture,Yuo should see what ours look like out here!!!!! #8052584

Robert R. Goodman October 20, 2009

Hi Tess,Awesome capture,You should see what ours look like out here!!!!! #8052585

Tess L. Yee October 20, 2009

Thanks for all of the wonderful comments, everyone! I appreciate all of them! #8052684

Margaret R. Barry October 20, 2009

Great title, composition and detail, Tess! #8052768

Kathleen Brennan October 20, 2009

Very cute critter and commentary, Tess! Great detail. #8052891

ROLAN NARMAN October 20, 2009

Great composition and details Tess! #8052919

Lynn M. Whitt October 20, 2009

adorable capture... #8053084

Marty Straub October 20, 2009

Oh, I recognize this. We just had the squirrel olympics here in PA. First, they race to the top of a slanted tree, moving on in the competition until the tree is perfectly straight and greased. If I'm not mistaken, you've captured this year's runner up (pun intended). See you in the winner's circle, Tess. #8053197

David Phalen October 20, 2009

LOL the description!! I remember when Howard was a big star. Excellent comp,colors, details and DOF!! #8053209

Dianna Murphy October 20, 2009

How fun! Great shot. Wonderful clarity. #8053354

Susie Peek-Swint October 20, 2009

Great capture Tess .. I love all your squirrels .. ours are so shy they run a mile if spotted! #8053403

Colette M. Metcalf October 20, 2009

Cute capture:) #8053542

Tess L. Yee October 20, 2009

Everyone is invited to the Olympics!

In the meantime, thanks to all of you for each of these super comments! #8053669

Mike Clime October 20, 2009

Cute capture and it does seem like it is at the starting block! #8053716

Kerry Hill October 20, 2009

Great capture and details, Tess!! #8053753

Hal Bambrick October 20, 2009

Nice sharp Capture Tess!!!!!. #8053921

Monnie Ryan October 20, 2009

Sounds a bit nutty to me, Tess -- but whoever he is, you've captured him perfectly! #8053961

Carol Eade level-addict October 20, 2009

He's another cute one, Tess! #8054497

ALLEN O. HOWARD October 20, 2009

A great capture! The colors, details and depth of field are excellent, Tess! #8054540

Stefania Barbier level-addict October 20, 2009

super cute and wonderful clarity! #8054872

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer October 20, 2009

Gee - I didn't know they had Squirrel Olympics!!!!!!!! Well, can't know everything...
But I do know that this contestant is awfully adorable and I'm sure he'll win at least the cutest-Squirrel-around-contest.
Fabulous wild-life capture, Tess. #8054927

Brett Dolsen October 21, 2009

Wonderfull animal capture Tess!!I bet thes guys go nuts getting their photos taken!Brett #8055085

Melissa G. Meiselman October 21, 2009

Wonderful close up taken with sharp detail and outstanding composition, Tess!! #8056067

Tess L. Yee October 21, 2009

Hahaha! You guys make me laugh! Thank you for each of these awesome comments! #8056197

Eugenio Diaz October 21, 2009

Fantastic and Cute!
Fabulous little fells!!!
WTG, Tess!
The title is Awesome...LOL!!! #8057166

Laurie Daily level-deluxe October 22, 2009

Thanbks for the great commentary...great shot, outstanding detail...guess I will have to stay tuned for the results! #8057790

Barbara Waldoch October 22, 2009

Terrific capture, Tess! #8057897

Kathy Reeves October 22, 2009

LOL! Adorable little fat squirrel and narrative! #8058346

Tess L. Yee October 22, 2009

Thanks Eugenio, Laurie, Barbara, and Kathy for leaving such great comments! #8058994

Karen Engelbreth October 22, 2009

Wonderful capture, Jeff... #8059287

Karen Engelbreth October 22, 2009

I'm sorry....
Wonderful capture, Tess.. #8059288

Sam Britt October 22, 2009

Very cute! #8060065

Maureen M. Bisson October 22, 2009

Awww ~ too cute ~ love it Tess! #8060081

Laura E. Swan level-classic October 23, 2009

Taping his back ankles...yes folks, he's ready to go!

This is so precious! I love how they tuck their little arms under. It makes them look so darling!

Wonderful capture!



Becky J. Parkinson level-deluxe October 23, 2009

Another wonderful and engaging wildlife shot!! He appears to have been posing for you. Nice work and very handsome squirrel! #8067152

Cyndy Doty October 24, 2009

What a wonderul capture! Great comp & detail! #8067959

Laura E. Swan level-classic October 24, 2009

Congratulation on your EFP, Tess! :) !!! #8069260

Tess L. Yee October 25, 2009

Thank you Karen, Sam, Maureen, Laura, Becky, and Cyndy for these super comments!! #8071299

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