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Posted by ADKShooter on Thu Dec 17, 2020 1:06 pm

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This is sort of a companion shot to the one I posted yesterday titled "Hanging Out".  This one was taken about 5 minutes later as a pine martin was running and jumping across branches in nearby trees from my initial shot. This I believe is a different animal as it appears to have a lighter face than the one exiting the tree cavity. (Gary Gulash asked if the other one was a younger animal but I'm not sure as this was my first, and only, interaction with them). This was as completely open a shot as possible between low hanging branches and he hesitated enough that I had two clear shots at him, this being the best of the two. Wish it had been sharper, but it was a fast changing situation, in low light, and they are very quick.

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by david fletcher on Thu Dec 17, 2020 1:30 pm
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One to be proud of Warren! A gem!
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by Mary Brun on Thu Dec 17, 2020 2:39 pm
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Really a great shot too, very nice effect made by the soft fur.
I really like the depth of field chosen because it made the background so pleasantly homogeneous
making the subject stand out well.
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by Ron Day on Thu Dec 17, 2020 2:58 pm
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I love how this image shows the agility of the Pine Martin. Also, good job framing its face with the branches. Excellent work, Warren!
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Fri Dec 18, 2020 5:38 am
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A real beauty- I love how the martin looks so active and alert. I can just imagine it will jump in the next moment.
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by Carol Clarke on Fri Dec 18, 2020 4:36 pm
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Two excellent captures of this fascinating species! Both images anyone would love to have taken, Warren. Well done!

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by John Spreitzer on Fri Dec 18, 2020 9:58 pm
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Love these marten shots. Would really like to see one someday.
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by Des on Sat Dec 19, 2020 2:21 pm
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A nice pose of a handsome Marten.
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