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In reply to Ian Stuart Forsyth, 8 months ago

A very interesting series of image Ian. I like them. I've never seen a porcupine in a tree before.

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A nice selection of varied images. Sets a high standard. I like them all but the deer in the long grass was particularly eye-catching for me - a lovely image. Oh - and the frog. And the spider. The fly was pretty good too. Ok, they're all good.

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brandrx wrote:

A very interesting series of image Ian. I like them. I've never seen a porcupine in a tree before.

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Carl - 'What do you mean? It will only take 1/1000s.'
'Keep your eyes looking forward. However, glance back now and then to see where you've come from. It will put a smile on your face.' ~ brandrx

I too found the images interesting.  As to porcupines Ron they spend a good deal of time in trees in the winter -- eating the tender bark.  We had then for years in our back yard (woods) but I am afraid that the fisher cats have gotten to them -- my wife saw the last porcupine about a year ago.  The porcupine was coming down one tree and the fisher cat was coming down another.  Life can be hard out in the wild.

John

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Really nice set of images, i like the Toad image, looks like it's green.

The Moose shot is my 2nd favorite.

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Lovely variety of great shots - thanks for posting.

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Looks like a wide variety of shooting, well done!

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As always a pleasure to view your work

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I find them most of the time in willows around low lying land.

When you find them on land they usually become defensive and it’s hard to capture a natural pose.

Most of the time you find them in a tree they could care less if you approach them

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A very interesting series of image Ian. I like them. I've never seen a porcupine in a tree before.

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emem wrote:

A nice selection of varied images. Sets a high standard. I like them all but the deer in the long grass was particularly eye-catching for me - a lovely image. Oh - and the frog. And the spider. The fly was pretty good too. Ok, they're all good.

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The fly in color was not very nice but in b/w I loved it

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leopold wrote:

Really nice set of images, i like the Toad image, looks like it's green.

The Moose shot is my 2nd favorite.

How would I guess you’d like the toad

Funny thing with the toad I was on holidays in BC with a couple lenses and no flash, here I am out in the woods photographing reptiles at midnight with nothing other than the onboard flash. I counted about 20 toads that night, the other sex of this green toad have more colors to them.

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Lovely variety of great shots - thanks for posting.

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Looks like a wide variety of shooting, well done!

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As always a pleasure to view your work

thank you

You should post some of yours

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brandrx wrote:

A very interesting series of image Ian. I like them. I've never seen a porcupine in a tree before.

Ron

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'Keep your eyes looking forward. However, glance back now and then to see where you've come from. It will put a smile on your face.' ~ brandrx

I too found the images interesting. As to porcupines Ron they spend a good deal of time in trees in the winter -- eating the tender bark. We had then for years in our back yard (woods) but I am afraid that the fisher cats have gotten to them -- my wife saw the last porcupine about a year ago. The porcupine was coming down one tree and the fisher cat was coming down another. Life can be hard out in the wild.

isn't that the truth

John

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