Polecat, shot taken at the British Wildlife Centre, Surrey, UK.

Camera used: Canon EOS 7D
Lens used: Canon EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS USM
Shooting Information:
Shot in- RAW
Shutter Speed – 1/400
Aperture Value – F8
ISO – 400
Focal Length 400mm

Software Used:
Canon Digital Photo Professional
Adobe Light Room/Photoshop

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Age 46 living in Gloucestershire, UK. I have a love for wildlife and an interest in photography, I try and bring these two elements together in the production of my images. I hope you enjoy. Mark.
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  • Mark Hughes
    Mark Hughesalmost 2 years ago

  • David Lewins
    David Lewinsalmost 2 years ago

    Excellent use of DoF with wonderful detail.

  • Thank you very much David, appreciate your comments.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Krys Bailey
    Krys Baileyalmost 2 years ago

    I know this fella!!! Great shot of this cheeky chappie! ;o)

  • Cheeky and very cute Krys, many thanks for your comments, regards, Mark.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Steve Randall
    Steve Randallalmost 2 years ago

    Nice Portrait Mark. Wonderful DOF.

  • Thank you very much Steve, all the best, Mark.

    – Mark Hughes

  • lorilee
    lorileealmost 2 years ago

    A wonderful capture . . . love those whiskers!!

  • Thank you very much Lori.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Gail Falcon
    Gail Falconalmost 2 years ago

    Beautiful shot! I’ve never seen one before.

  • Thank you Gail, regards, Mark.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Ron Hannah
    Ron Hannahalmost 2 years ago

    VERY cute, Mark! Excellent shot!

  • Cheers Ron, greatly appreciated. Regards, Mark.

    – Mark Hughes

  • labaker
    labakeralmost 2 years ago

    nicely done mate, never saw one before

  • Cheers Larry.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganalmost 2 years ago

    Gorgeous image & work

  • Many thanks Tina, best wishes, Mark.

    – Mark Hughes

  • © Karin  Taylor
    © Karin Tayloralmost 2 years ago

    so cute :) wonderfully captured, love his little expression….it’s as though he’s sitting for a portrait :)

  • I was lucky that he stopped for a second and the background was nice and clean, thank you very much for your kind comments Karin, best wishes, Mark.

    – Mark Hughes

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