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Fox watching

Fox kits in Nanton - © Christopher Martin-1319

I have wanted to photograph Red fox kits for a long time and with a friendly tip from a fellow photographer (thank you Mike!), was able to find this beautiful family last Wednesday evening.  The photograph above is of two of the five, or possibly six, young foxes as they watched a couple of their siblings playing off to the right.  The sun slid in and out of the clouds early on and fought through some haze along the way so it was a great evening for lighting.  On this particularly bright moment, I liked the contrast of the dreamy, abstract look of the field with the alert stares and sharp backlit outline of the foxes.

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10 responses

  1. Adorable….lovely light.

    June 16, 2015 at 3:30 pm

  2. Just got to this today, like the dreaminess of youthful days.

    June 3, 2015 at 5:21 pm

  3. Love the light. Excellent photo!

    June 2, 2015 at 1:34 am

  4. This is wonderful Christopher. Great capture!

    June 2, 2015 at 12:34 am

  5. Reblogged this on lakeso.

    June 1, 2015 at 11:58 pm

  6. Anonymous

    great shots Chris, i bet you have a couple more as well

    June 1, 2015 at 10:33 pm

  7. The placement makes such a difference, with the foreground all hazy grasses, their heads popped up, steady gazes outward. Lovely!

    June 1, 2015 at 7:05 pm

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  9. That is wonderful dreamy light on a fantastic subject.

    June 1, 2015 at 12:55 pm

  10. irenechristine

    beautiful … they are so sweet

    June 1, 2015 at 11:58 am

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