Red squirrels

Alan and I have been out squirrelling!

With a bag of hazelnuts, lots of coffee, a bit of ingenuity and a lot of patience…here are my efforts:

 

Red squirrel with hazel nut, Sciurus vulgaris, Northumberland © Kaleel Zibe
Nikon D3, Nikon 16mm fish-eye, 1/640 sec, f16, ISO 3200, +0.7, SB900 flash, wireless remote release

 

Cute red squirrel, Sciurus vulgaris, Northumberland © Kaleel Zibe
Nikon D4, Nikon 600mm f4, 1/400 sec, f5.6, ISO 3200, Manfrotto monopod with Wimberley head

 

Red squirrel silhoutte eating a nut, Sciurus vulgaris, Northumberland © Kaleel Zibe
Nikon D4, Nikon 600mm f4, 1/1000 sec, f5.6, ISO 1600, Manfrotto monopod with Wimberley head

 

Cute red squirrel, Sciurus vulgaris, Northumberland © Kaleel Zibe
Nikon D4, Nikon 600mm f4, 1/800 sec, f4, ISO 1600, Manfrotto monopod with Wimberley head

 

And just for good measure, a nuthatch:

Nuthatch silhoutte, Sitta europaea, Northumberland © Kaleel Zibe
Nikon D4, Nikon 600mm f5.6, 1/1250 sec, f5.6, ISO 1600, Manfrotto monopod with Wimberley head

 

 

 

 

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2 Comments

  1. Ann Chapman 2012-09-12 at 6:32 am - Reply

    Brilliant shots, the squirrels are a perfect subject I’m sure you will agree. And very addictive!

    • admin1 2012-09-12 at 10:28 am - Reply

      Thanks, Ann, I do agree! Very addictive indeed. I’m already planning the next session.

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