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Little Friendly Mom

Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 10 October 2012 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

We have had a family of foxes visiting our yard for water and a snack for over a year. We called this one Friendly Mom because she was not afraid of us, and in fact seemed to welcome our company as long as we were quite and did not get too close. This photo was taken when she was nursing her babies (kits) this spring. They are grown and thriving. She disappeared in early Sept. and we fear that a coyote got her.

Little Mom - we miss you.

NIKON D5000 1/125 second F/11.0 ISO 400 225 mm (35mm equiv.)

Javier from Castro-Urdiales, Spain

Fatástico contraluz, una historia enternecedora. ;)

10 Oct 2012 5:06am

VisuElle Photography from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

She is superb in this beautiful light

10 Oct 2012 5:51am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

So beautiful in this wonderful monochrome, I hope she's alright

10 Oct 2012 6:33am

Sophie from Fournets Luisans, France

beautiful light

10 Oct 2012 6:52am

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Splendid light captured. Excellent!

10 Oct 2012 7:08am

Ol from Nice Bushes, Germany

wonderful monochrome picture

10 Oct 2012 7:40am

Basile Pesso from City of Aminus, Paris, France

Superb compo, B and W and bokeh !

10 Oct 2012 9:42am

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

great light ! super frame

10 Oct 2012 9:50am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautiful light to show he off with Barbara! ;-)

10 Oct 2012 11:24am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

I hope not as she's a beauty.

10 Oct 2012 11:40am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Superb angle of view! Excellent B/W and capture!

10 Oct 2012 12:38pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

Oh, a sad story ... will he take another mate?

10 Oct 2012 1:43pm

franz from Baden, Austria

superb low angle, great dof - a really terrific monochrome !

10 Oct 2012 2:02pm

Loner from Wörgl, Austria

So schön im Gegenlicht und S/W wirkt bei diesem Bild großartig !

10 Oct 2012 2:21pm

Slackwater - Don from Spokane, United States

I really like this beautiful, rim-lit shot of the fox. You also keep good visibility into the darker side of the exposure. Very well done!

10 Oct 2012 2:41pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

Really lovely shot, works really well in mono

10 Oct 2012 2:59pm

Laur from Clermont-Ferrand, France

Belle capture, j'espère qu'il ne lui est rien arrivé de facheux !

10 Oct 2012 3:45pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful portrait. She looks great. Lovely light. :)

10 Oct 2012 4:03pm

Akbar&Armaghan from gorgan, Iran

wonderful monochrome photo

10 Oct 2012 5:34pm

SalSa from Tehran, Iran

The beauty of nature

10 Oct 2012 7:04pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

What a beauty she is. And we'll hope that the coyotes didn't prevail. Maybe she just "took a break" for a while.

10 Oct 2012 8:22pm

Joyce from Montana, United States

I like your so appreciative and respectful fox portraits. This is a nice one. If she is back in Fox heaven, may she return again soon. :D

10 Oct 2012 8:45pm

Baldwin from Bejuma, Venezuela

This is a really beautiful monochrome shot of her ... I like how she stands out against the dark background !!! I hope you find her again ...

10 Oct 2012 9:02pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

fine pov. i like the monochrome

10 Oct 2012 9:51pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Beautiful b&w and gorgeous light! She is beautiful. I bet it was fun watching them!

10 Oct 2012 10:14pm

Rafael from North Miami, United States

Love this shot and every single detail. Excellent!

10 Oct 2012 10:30pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautiful B&W.

10 Oct 2012 10:33pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

A beautiful profile view that you've captured of this fox! Great bokeh effect in the background.

11 Oct 2012 1:10am

Shar from Pilot Butte near Regina, SK, Canada

Beautiful capture...well lit and composed!

11 Oct 2012 3:05pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Great as a b&w...works fine...nice

17 Oct 2012 5:26pm

Focales from Rhône-Alpes, France

Nice too in bw

24 Apr 2013 5:23am

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Animaux by mo.langel

NIKON D5000
1/125 second
F/11.0
ISO 400
225 mm (35mm equiv.)