L’écureuil

Sometimes the French word is just better. (I can’t pronounce it, but I still like it.) I got a new lens for Christmas — the Nikon 55-200mm VR AF-S f/4-5.6G. This allows me to spy on my favorite animal from inside the house. I will readily admit that I baited these squirrels with bread and apples in an attempt to lure them out into the open (spoiler: it worked). I’m pretty impressed with the quality of these photos since they were taken from the comfort of my kitchen, through two layers of glass and a screen. I’m looking forward to seeing what it can do outside on a warmer day! Brrrrr!

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Kelli Ann Wilson

Kelli lives in rural New Hampshire with her husband Damian and their two children. She works as a writer, and in her free time enjoys reading, gardening, taking pictures, walking in the woods, and celebrating the seasons of nature and the feasts, festivals, and holy days of the Christian year.

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4 Comments

  1. January 5, 2015 / 8:19 am

    Love it! I had a similar lens on my old Canon. It was so much fun to spy on the birds. The last shot is priceless, like he’s saying, I know you are there paparazzi, but I don’t care, here’s my best side while I eat! Hahaha.

    • January 5, 2015 / 9:41 pm

      Thanks Lisa! We’re hoping to put up some bird feeders just outside the front windows. I’m really looking forward to capturing some pretty birds this winter (from inside, naturally!).

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