Snowshoe Hare by Martin Smart

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A portrait of a Snowshoe Hare (Lepus americanus) against a background of snow. Photographed along the Dalton Highway (Haul Road) south of the Brooks Range, Alaska,USA

Canon 7D with EF500mm f4 IS lens (hand held)
1/500sec f5.6 ISO 800

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  • Jon Lees
    Jon Leesover 3 years ago

    very nice Martin!!

  • Thank you very much Jon!

    – Martin Smart

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 3 years ago

    Lovely capture.he will be well camouflaged Martin

  • He blends in with the surroundings pretty well Larry, thanks so much for your comments!

    – Martin Smart

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • Thank you Ray

    – Martin Smart

  • Rodney55
    Rodney55over 3 years ago

    well done

  • Thanks very much Rodney!

    – Martin Smart

  • Rocksygal52
    Rocksygal52over 3 years ago

    great close of this very cute little guy Martin.

    Cheers Jude

  • Thank you so much Jude!

    – Martin Smart

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonover 3 years ago

    Wow! How beautiful and sweet looking! Great capture.

  • Thank you very much Ann!

    – Martin Smart

  • Denise Abé
    Denise Abéover 3 years ago

    beautiful :) xxx

  • Thank you Denise!

    – Martin Smart

  • Themis
    Themisover 3 years ago

    Now that’s what I call camouflage! All he has to do is close his eyes and he disappears :-) Great portrait, beautiful catch

  • Yeah, try spotting one in a field of snow, very difficult unless they move, lol!! Thanks very much for your kind words and support Themis!

    – Martin Smart

  • vampvamp
    vampvampover 3 years ago


  • Thanks very much vampvamp!

    – Martin Smart

  • loiteke
    loitekeover 3 years ago

  • Many thanks for the feature Meeli, very much appreciated!

    – Martin Smart

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