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Steve Foss

Racoon and a hawk

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Hey all:

The rough-legged hawk was from today when Ken and I were bombing around together, the coon from a couple days ago when I was closing down the family cabin near Bemidji.

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I like them both, but especially the coon. You can really see the color of his eyes. But, is that a booger coming out of his right nostril? smirk

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Mike, it's a sunflower seed heart. He's clinging to a red pine about four feet above a bird feeder. smilesmile

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Sunflower seed... I'll have to remember that one. Boy that 50D sure takes perty pictures, and it looks like it doesn't jam up either. But, seriously those are some really nice photos. I definitely like the coon, even with the "booger"

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The hawk was with the 50D, the raccoon with the 30D. All the bodies I've use so far take pretty pictures. winkwink

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Sorry I misspelled that, I meant purty pictures wink

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It's no prob. I wasn't correcting your spelling. smilesmile

And I wasn't acknowledging the pat you gave yourself. wink

Although these days you may be making a fair statement and I have a long way to go to get there.

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It wasn't a pat, yak. If it came across that way, my fault there. Simply pointing out that the sensors on all the DSLRs out there can produce great quality.

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It wasn't a pat, yak. If it came across that way, my fault there. Simply pointing out that the sensors on all the DSLRs out there can produce great quality.

Well, you should pat yourself on the back every now and then. You do fine work. We all try to post our best work, and you have been practicing long enough that your best work is always a step above. Besides NASA has never called me with any interest, but NG at has talked you.

Sorry, that sarcasm doesn't type well. I know the camera has little to do with the work after all I often post shots from my point and shoot.

Anyway back to the serious stuff. I do like the lighting you got on the Raccoon even though he has a "booger."

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