It's just Too Hot & Too Humid even for "Little One"

Discussion in 'Other Animals' started by Lil Judd, Jul 28, 2007.

  1. Well this little guy or gal I call "Little One". This is his/her reaction to the weather we're having. Just too great an opportunity & luckily camera was close by so I got the shot.

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    I hope you'll enjoy.

    Lil:smile:
     
  2. Ghunger

    Ghunger

    303
    Apr 2, 2007
    Seattle, WA
    Hahaha, that's great. :biggrin:
     
  3. That's a great capture!
    I bet squirrels in Norway have all funded for umbrellas this year :frown:
     
  4. Thanks Brian

    I couldn't believe it when I saw him/her.

    Thanks

    Lil:smile:
     
  5. Thanks Alex

    The same for the Swedish ones I bet. My mother tells me it's the worst Summer ever in Sweden.

    Thanks for the comment.

    Lil:smile:
     
  6. tojor

    tojor

    Jul 27, 2005
    Denmark
    Funny and cute shot.
     
  7. Geej

    Geej

    561
    Aug 11, 2005
    Northern Colorado
    LOL....very cute.
     
  8. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    I love flat squirrels.
    Haven't been able to catch one like that yet

    Super pic
     
  9. Thanks Torben, Gloria, & Gale

    Thanks Torben. Denmark being as drenched as Norway & Sweden?

    Thank you Gloria. I just happen to love the shot myself. Glad you got a laugh out of it. :smile:

    Thanks Gale. I had not ever seen a squirrel do that before so I was very surprised - pleasantly so especially since I managed to catch it with the camera.:biggrin:

    Lil:smile:
     
  10. tojor

    tojor

    Jul 27, 2005
    Denmark
    I have never seen so much rain before. We've had days with one normal month of rain. Hopefully the weather will get better next week.
     
  11. So sorry to hear that Torben. Scandinavian Summers are normally beautiful. Sounds like the Summer my parents bought a sailboat. 1978 I believe - Sweden had not seen so much rain in years. Stuck on a boat for three weeks, while it was raining the whole time, with my parents was not my idea of a vacation.

    I wish you better weather.

    Lil
     
  12. thomamueller

    thomamueller

    24
    Jun 23, 2007
    New Jersey
    Nice catch. May I ask what lens? I see 300mm in the exif.
     
  13. Hi Tom

    Thanks & it's the Nikkor 300mm f/4 D AF-S ED IF. There are so many versions of the 300mm it makes my head spin. I happy with it, but would one day like to upgrade to a f/2.8.

    There's a slight crop to the shot.

    Lil
     
  14. Glacier

    Glacier

    Jan 17, 2006
    Boaz, Alabama
    This is absolutely priceleless! What a great capture!
     
  15. Thanks Andy. Coming from you that means a lot to me. But basically it's luck - "Little One" doing his/her thing & me being fast enough with the camera. Luckily "Little One" is used to me & the camera by now so I didn't spook him/her as I kept my distance with the 300mm f/4

    Lil:biggrin:
     
  16. Shep1

    Shep1 Guest

    Cute shot. I've never seen one lay on a limb like that.

    Shep
     
  17. Thanks for stopping by my little thread Shep.

    First time I've ever seen it as well. I've learned to leave the camera in the kitchen so it's close at hand when I want it. It and about five lenses next to the computer & the kitchen table is full. But I need everything right here.

    Again, thanks for commenting.

    Lil:smile:
     
  18. Daniel-Swe

    Daniel-Swe Guest

    Hahah!! Väl fångat!!!

    Well done!! A really good capture!!
     
  19. Terri French

    Terri French

    May 5, 2005
    Idaho
    We've been very hot here. You captured my sentiments exactly!!! Very funny photo.
     
  20. Tack så mycket Daniel & Thanks to Terri as well.

    Tack Daniel. Ibland har man tur.

    Thanks Daniel, it was luck - pure luck.

    Lil

    Thank you Terri. Heat we're used to it's Los Angeles after all. But high humidity is not what we're used to & we've been having that as well. It was so hot & humid it was just unbearable for us all. Needless to say, even the squirrels it would seem were on strike. :Wink:

    Thanks for visiting

    Lil
     
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