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Looking Down

Posted by
Elaine Hancock (Olney, United States) on 31 August 2019 in Animal & Insect.

There is a tree in my yard that I sometimes sit under. The other day, this squirrel was sitting right above me on a branch looking down. The bright sun through the leaves made the image harsh. I fooled around with the posterize effect to see what I could come up with.

"There are moments when time stands still. You hope it will wait for you."
Dorothea Lange

© Copyright 2019 Elaine Hancock, All Rights Reserved

Martine Girard from France

Un mignon petit écureuil.

31 Aug 2019 5:06am

yoshimiparis from France

it could almost be confused with the color of the branches

31 Aug 2019 5:35am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

This is sooo cute!

31 Aug 2019 6:47am

Pascale MD from Occitanie, France

Superbe et quelle belle proximité.
Bonne journée Elaine

31 Aug 2019 6:49am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

His middle name is Trouble. I can see it in his eye :)

31 Aug 2019 9:16am

@grouser: You are probably right!

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Great job !

31 Aug 2019 9:19am

Devi from Chennai, India

You have made him look fantastic !! He is so well camouflaged !!
Have a nice weekend Elaine:)

31 Aug 2019 10:12am

Rose from CLINTON, United States

I think it is a terrific shot considering where it is...

31 Aug 2019 10:54am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

I think the squirrel, was making sure that Scout was not hanging around. A very nice result with this image Elaine. 5*

31 Aug 2019 12:36pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

The result is beautiful! I love the light filtering through the leaves.

31 Aug 2019 2:00pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Nice work on this shot with difficult lighting. What a cute face he has.

31 Aug 2019 3:37pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Superbe petit animal dans ce branche quelle belle tête
amitié

31 Aug 2019 4:02pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

You are lucky with your garden Elaine, beautiful squirrel and photo.

31 Aug 2019 4:26pm

@Willem: I spend a lot of time in the garden because I have difficulty walking. So I watch the birds and the squirrels. They make me happy!

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

superbe avec ce fond

31 Aug 2019 5:45pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

These guys are always figuring out how to get a nut or seed. I guess he was trying to impose his will on you. ;-)

31 Aug 2019 9:08pm

@Steve Rice: Probably because I bought some nuts. He knows that I am the nut lady!

Peter from Warkworth, New Zealand

Very cute, soft and furry, and posed well for you :-)

31 Aug 2019 10:13pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

nice close-up. your image manipulation works well on the squirrel and the branches and softens the background with almost a bokeh effect

31 Aug 2019 11:55pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

so cute! :)

1 Sep 2019 6:54am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Adorable to me but a pest to others . .

2 Sep 2019 5:40am

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

a fine capture

5 Sep 2019 2:22am