Lazy Boy

Posted by Lee (Fort Frances Ontario, Canada) on 6 March 2011 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Had opportunity to roam around the countryside yesterday. It was a great day for a drive. Managed to spot this fox just loafing and lounging atop a bale of hay in the afternoon sun.

I am out of practice, shortly after stopping to snap this shot, it got up and walked away. I watched it for several minutes. I even changed to my extra strong lens. Grabbed a few shots, nothing to exciting. The fox was now a very long way from me. I switched to the lens I normally leave on the camera and was about to drive away. Wouldn't you know it, the fox did the infamous jump in the air and plunge into the snow after a mouse.
I MISSED THE SHOTS! I know much better than that. Boy am I out of practice.

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Elora from Genoa, Italy

to me you always have the magical eye anyways Lee - now is the season so I am certain you will be back out there giving us some fabulous pictures!

6 Mar 2011 9:38am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

superb!

6 Mar 2011 12:06pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

ROFL....it's just like riding a bike Lee! It comes back; but not before a few scrapes and bumps..... ;-)))

6 Mar 2011 3:33pm

jim from sebastopol, United States

this is a great photo. most of us would have been thrilled to get a shot like this!

6 Mar 2011 5:29pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Not t worry, I think you got a magnificent image here. I've often heard that the first shot is generally the best!

6 Mar 2011 6:27pm

wolfen from France

Une prise de vue animalière d'exception !! Félicitations et bonne semaine

6 Mar 2011 11:56pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

You got a great shot anyway, Lee!

7 Mar 2011 2:19pm

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