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Out On a Limb
Lens: Bigma 50-500 Camera: K5 Photo Location: Texas ISO: 3200 Shutter Speed: 1/750s Aperture: F8 
Posted By: Rupert, 01-27-2012, 09:30 PM

Otis wants me to start posting Squirrels again.....and only those shot with the K5, not some little "toy camera" like the x10. I tried to explain that some here don't like my Squirrels...and others even foolishly believe Squirrels can't talk. He advised that sometimes you just have to take a chance and go out on a limb...and even volunteered this little girly Squirrel to show me how it's done.....not that he was afraid to do it himself, we know Otis is afraid of nothing!

Regards! ( I almost forgot how to use the K5, I haven't used it in weeks and weeks!)

Through a dirty double pane window about 45 feet distance.......We'll do better next time! Thank you for posing "girly Squirrel", I know it was dangerous!

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01-27-2012, 09:53 PM   #2
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Finally back to the "nuts" and bolts of things, glad to see the squirrels back, almost everyone but a few love the photos and especially the narrative. Keep it up Rupert and we want a photo of Otis!!
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Bob...I will get some Otis shots soon....he is sulking over the little x10, and feels that it is beneath his dignity to pose for anything but a Pentax DSLR and the Bigma. I'm charging up the K5 batteries, and will be back in the world of Squirrely Nuts soon.....Devil Squirrel permitting!
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Who said squirrels can't talk?

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testing newton's laws.... fine capture, dave m
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Glad to see that you're back in the swing of things.As Otis would say--"GO NUTS"--charliezap
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Thanks guys....I may get Otis to pose this lovely afternoon with sunny skies and moderate temperature. Right now he is demanding that I put my little x10 out in the road, put a tail on it like a Raccoon, and run over it 11 times with my Jeep......He said the Devil Squirrel told him 11 is a Magic number.
Won't be happening, but I have a big sack of shelled pecans to bargain with.....if Mrs Rupert doesn't notice they are missing......

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Rupert been away for a while but I see Otis is still going strong, you just can't keep a good squirrel down.

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A warm welcome to Otis's little girly friend.
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