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Siesta
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Copyright: Nina de Villeneuve (ninadev) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 48 W: 1 N: 97] (438)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-02
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Sony DSC-F717
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Theme(s): Canidae [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-02-24 7:35
Viewed: 4888
Favorites: 6 [view]
Points: 30
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This little artic fox just had his meal and he rolled up to take a nap and licking his fur for a little clean-up.
Not easy to take these shots through fences and of such a nervous animal running away from the camera. I was happy that he settled down and started to lick his fur with his nice little pink tong.
Taken at the Ecomuseum.
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The photo was cropped from a bigger frame but not interesting as we see the fence behind him.

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To ornis: bruit et F717ninadev 2 02-28 08:12
To Lesley: Neat Imageninadev 1 02-24 17:00
To IdoTT: wolf or foxninadev 1 02-24 13:42
To LordPotty: Are they still commonninadev 1 02-24 12:15
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Lovely catpture!There is a defininte gentleness and mood of contentment in this shot. Great detail, and interesting lighting. Thank you for posting.

Great shot, I would've triy to overexpose it just to keep the eye.
Well done.
TFS.

Such a beautiful creature. Are these still common ?
Its a very nice photo Nina. Well done.

Nina, Very nice portrait with the subdued light creating a nice effect. Thanx.

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  • puciu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 478 W: 0 N: 16] (2615)
  • [2005-02-24 12:07]

¦wietne zdjêcie.
Lisy s± bardzo fotogeniczne.
Pozdrawiam.

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  • carper Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1973 W: 119 N: 2582] (8439)
  • [2005-02-24 12:23]

I like the shot, it is very intresting, to see the fox, laying in his own white coat, very good pof, and thew details are even nice, very good photo, good job

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  • IdoTT Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 210 W: 19 N: 86] (482)
  • [2005-02-24 13:39]
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This is a magazine photo!
This is just WOW!!!

Outstanding white and the position of the wolf(?) is just perfect!

Very very very very WellDone!

Beautiful job on the crop to make this composition. This is an excellent image...very touching moment. My only nit-pik is the digital noise in the photo...you can download and try for free a reduction program called Neat Image. I think I would brighten up the catch light in the kit's eye with a clone tool, but not too much as you want it to look natural and not added. Then this image would be absolutely perfect....good job!

Good shot, I like the angle you used and the use of light. Good composition, Iris

Très beau cadrage qui fait de ce renard une peluche pour les enfants. L'oeuil mi-clos et la langue qui dépasse juste ce qu'il faut donne une image très relaxante. Je connais le mêmes problèmes de bruit avec la 717 sur les agrandissements trop importants. J'utilise NI, mais procède d'abord à une désaturation de certaines couleurs crées par le bruit. Le WS vous en dira plus. Cela dit, une très belle photo, Nina, que je rajoute au thème des canidés.

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  • papou (83)
  • [2005-02-26 11:16]

Nice shot. Very interesting. :-) Serge.

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  • Luc Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1837 W: 303 N: 4300] (14767)
  • [2005-02-27 0:11]

Bien cadrée. Jolie pose. Belle lumière. Vous avez probablement rognée cette photo au maximum d'où l'impossibilité de nous la présenter dans un plus grand format. J'aurais été tenté d'apposer un peu de densité- sur son oeil mais c'est vous l'artiste!
Merci Nina.

Wonderful capture! Congratulations!
TFS.
Raphael.

This is a stunning shot! White is one of the hardest colors to photograph but you have managed to get the contrast right. It is brilliant to be able to have the fox's head as to bring its white winter coat to life.

TFS
Shirley

STUNNING

dont know what else to write !

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