2014—Here’s Looking At You, Kid

The squirrels continue to cavort in my yard. I can see many more squirrels in my future…probably not a good thing. In the meantime, I will enjoy watching their antics. It took this guy a minute to realize I was looking at him because I took the shot standing in my patio doorway with the 70-200mm lens with its 2X teleconverter attached. Adding the teleconverter limits the maximum aperture to f/8; my ISO was 100 and the shutter speed was at 1/125; I didn’t take the time to adjust settings because this is essentially a “grab” shot, so I needed to make lots of adjustments to compensate for the poor exposure. Under normal circumstances I wouldn’t have used a photograph that I needed to modify so much but I loved his expression and couldn’t resist using the shot.

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