They Were RIGHT!

© Tess L. Yee

They Were RIGHT!

Uploaded: November 12, 2009


There really IS a NikonMonster! And she really DOES go around tossing walnuts to squirrels! And, and... and LOOK! I have one of those walnuts!


They were right about something else, too. She never puts that Nikon thingy down. I mean, NEVER. It's like it's glued to her face or something.

But HEY! She gives away free walnuts! And, she's got JOKES!!

(they never mentioned that part)

Exif: Model: NIKON D80


Gord MacEachern November 12, 2009 actually got this squirrel smiling at you Tess. I think he thinks your crazy LOL.... You must have to make a fast exit from the park when you run out of walnuts, it could get nasty!

Fantastic image Tess It's one of the best squirrel photos I have ever seen. #1204062

Tess L. Yee November 12, 2009

Marilyn Cornwell:

If I sit here and finish this one, she'll give me another one. Can she ever be trained easily. It must be that Nikon thingy stuck on her face!! #8124609

Shirley Sicurello level-classic November 12, 2009

Hey, NikonMonster, great capture! Love the expression, the clarity of this one! #8124630

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict November 12, 2009

What a lovable image here, Tess, he's a cutie.

Dominick #8124696

Tiia Vissak November 12, 2009

a wonderful shot! #8124715

Eric S. Rundle November 12, 2009

wonderful wildlife image Tess #8124722

a2o akmal aini othman level-classic November 12, 2009

what a great expression, Tess! very well composed! #8124806

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic November 12, 2009

Wonderful detail and expression on this one, Tess. A beauty. #8124837

Monnie Ryan November 12, 2009

Love the look on this guy's face -- another terrific shot of your little buddies, Tess! #8124860

Chua Wee Boo November 12, 2009

Great capture of its expression,Tess! #8124864

Sam Britt November 12, 2009

Gotta love your squirrel images! Another terrific capture, Tess. #8124890

Marcel J. Fernandez November 12, 2009

Another delightful capture of this cute little guy. #8124943

Hal Bambrick November 12, 2009

Waaaayyy CUTE Tess!!!!!!. #8124967

Bojan Bencic level-classic November 12, 2009

Great capture, Tess. Amazing details and I love the way he is looking at you. #8125138

Kathleen Brennan November 12, 2009

Cheers for another great capture from the NikonMonster! #8125150

Lynn M. Whitt November 12, 2009

soooo cute... #8125155

Renata Gusciora November 12, 2009

Ha!:-)This is so cute!Such a candid macro!Fabulous details and clarity,Tess! #8125213

Carolyn Morgan November 12, 2009

The photo caught me - and your words have sent me on laughing. #8125248

Jeana Clark November 12, 2009

I so love this little guys expression Tess!! Captured perfectly and yes..I too, walk away laughing!! You're too funny!!!

~J~ #8125251

Jessica Jenney November 12, 2009

What a great expression, Tess! The detail is amazing! #8125315

Kate Jackson November 12, 2009

Another great squirrely image Tess! Well worth a walnut! #8125398

Marty Straub November 12, 2009

Oh, Tess, you are the best. Honestly, you should write a book with you photos and captions. You're so good with the camera AND with your writting. Refreshing creativity. #8125475

Patricia Seidler November 12, 2009

Wonderful capture Tess with great detail. His expression is priceless!

Carla Metzler November 12, 2009

That expression made me laugh. I love the detail and clarity of the eyes...Wonderful capture! #8125526

Melissa Olsen November 12, 2009

That expression is priceless...what a cutie! #8125728

Christine Lobsinger level-classic November 12, 2009




Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe November 12, 2009

Fantastic expression, clarity and details, Tess. #8125904

Gary Lange November 12, 2009

WOW!!! I agree with the rest...such clarity! #8125937

Emily Cook November 12, 2009

This guy has so much character in that expression - and he let you take such a great portrait! Love your commentary story too. #8125992

Janet Daniel November 12, 2009

Another fabulous capture, Tess! Your scripts are delightful! #8126183

Thomas E. Hinds November 12, 2009

Wonderful squirrelly capture with great color and detail and the story line is hilarious! #8126269

Patrick Rouzes level-classic November 12, 2009

Again, the tones, detail, clarity, focus, pose, & expression are all exceptional here, Tess! This one is amazing - as always! #8126362

Barbara Waldoch November 12, 2009

You must be paying those squirrels well for such good modeling :-)
Terrific capture, Tess! #8126416

Stefania Barbier level-addict November 12, 2009

lol@NikonMonster!!! adorable! #8126705

Paul E. Earl November 13, 2009

I am amazed at what great shots you are getting of these little guys! A fabulous image! #8126898

Tess L. Yee November 13, 2009

Thank you, thank you! These furry little faces absolutely crack me up sometimes, and I was so delighted that this one came out well enough to share!

All of your wonderful comments are very much appreciated!

p.s. - well Gord, the few times I've run out of walnuts, I've actually left the park, driven to the nearest market, and bought a new bag! #8128369

Kay Beausoleil November 13, 2009

So that's your secret, Tess, for the great POV, spot on composition and wonderful detail -- you bribe the little guys. Going out to buy me a bag of great imagery! #8128597

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton November 14, 2009

So coo!! :) #8130936

Christine Lobsinger level-classic November 15, 2009

I'm back to have a look again Tess...



Mark Dodge November 16, 2009

LOL! You kill me with these! LOL! Fantastic! #8135984

Tess L. Yee November 18, 2009

Thank you Kay, Philippe, Christine (again!), and Mark for your super comments! So glad to see that smiles abound when the fuzzbutts are around! #8141189

Guy D. Biechele level-classic November 21, 2009

Terrific capture! Perfect DOF and so cute. #8149910

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic November 23, 2009

Wow.... The best squirrel shot I've ever seen!!

UB. #8156423

Tess L. Yee December 01, 2009

Thank you for those really generous comments, Guy & Usman! #8181799

Songbird Cline level-classic January 26, 2010

great clarity.. what camera and lens do you use? #8331850

Rona L. Schwarz January 28, 2010

Hi Tess,

I just checked out your gallery - you have fantastic squirrel images - AND - I have to agree with Usman that this is the BEST squirrel shot I've ever seen!!! What lens did you use? #8337742

Tess L. Yee January 28, 2010

Thank you for the great comments, Songbird and Rona!

This was shot with the Micro-Nikkor 105/f2.8 (hence the shallow DOF). #8337781

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic January 30, 2010

Love your squirrel images, especially this one! I think that it should have gotten more than an EP!
I also love the little squirrel comments added to the photos. #8342752

Tess L. Yee February 01, 2010

Thank you for leaving such a great comment, Amanda! #8346261

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