Posing in the sunshine

I made the most of my time off today with a trip to the British Wildlife Centre [britishwildlifecentre.co.uk] along with my Dad and friends Sharon [webdzine.typepad.com]and Andrew. The light was a bit hit and miss but the sun popped out from behind the clouds at strategic moments and rather conveniently this often happened when the animals we were watching at the time were striking a particularly photogenic pose!

I've never had much luck with the Centre's polecats before but this little cutie was very happy to pose for me this afternoon!

Surveying one's territory…

This Red Deer fawn was particularly photogenic.

A visit to the Centre wouldn't be complete without a fox portrait - especially for Dan!

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      2011.10.28 Edited

      Very good pictures, Helen! So sharp and clear, wonderful colours!

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      2011.10.26 Edited

      What a great collection - you were certainly lucky with the light.... and that's another place added to the places to visit!

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      2011.10.26 Edited

      So lovely animal
      Great DOF
      Nice details and colours of the furs
      Like so much the eye expressions
      Thanks

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      2011.10.26 Edited

      Animals are stars and I like your set and you knew how to make a beautiful series of portraits, Helen

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      2011.10.26 Edited

      The polecat is precious; the fawn is fantastic, but the red fox is really fabulous! Wonderful post!

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      2011.10.26 Edited

      Great captures, Helen! Animals don't take posing directions very well, but you must speak their language!

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      2011.10.25 Edited

      Oh, yes....this is a super cute post, Helen!! Great captures of these little critters...really nice color and clarity! Last shot is just beautiful!

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      2011.10.25 Edited

      These photos are fantastic, Helen! Really great captures :)

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      2011.10.25 Edited

      wow! congrats, so clear and sharp portraits! fantastic...the wide size change the life!