This shot of a beautiful red fox (Lupus Lupus) was taken on a summers evening at a captive location in Surrey, England. I love the expression and eye contact, it makes me wonder he must be thinking.

Canon 1D Mk2
Canon 300mm F2.8 IS L
F 2.8
ISO 200

Featured in and thanks to:

  1. Artists of Redbubble
    Canon DSLR
    Paws and Claws
    Spotlight feature in All Things in the Natural World
    Animal Photography
    Challenege Winner, Group Avatar and Featured in Top Shelf Wildlife – Beauty of the Eyes Challenge


curiosity, emotion, eye, fox, mammal, portrait, predator, red, stare, wild


  • Vicki Ferrari
    Vicki Ferrariabout 4 years ago

    Wow, Peter….. fave! :))) A peaceful thought by the look, and content….

  • Yeah he looks pretty chilled :) Thanks:)

    – Peter Denness

  • Lois  Bryan
    Lois Bryanabout 4 years ago

    Peter this is extraordinary!!!!!! Those eyes are mesmerizing!!!! Great, great, great capture!!!!

  • Thanks Lois, this expression really stood out, thanks so mcuh

    – Peter Denness

  • RebeccaBlackman
    RebeccaBlackmanabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful shot, instant fave…….

  • Thanks Bec

    – Peter Denness

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellabout 4 years ago



  • Nice one Pat, thanks

    – Peter Denness

  • SamTheCowdog
    SamTheCowdogabout 4 years ago

    What a beautiful creature up close. He has both cat-like and dog-like features. Beautiful capture! :)

  • Yeah, hes a really healthy looking fox:)

    – Peter Denness

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 4 years ago

  • No worries Ray

    – Peter Denness

  • Robert Taylor
    Robert Taylorabout 4 years ago


  • Cheers Rob

    – Peter Denness

  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesabout 4 years ago

    This is quite an amazing shot! I keep wondering how long you must have sat quietly waiting to get it.

  • Thanks Angie, had to take alot of shots, but this was a real keeper

    – Peter Denness

  • Michael Cummings
    Michael Cummingsabout 4 years ago

    fabulous capture Peter

  • Thanks again Mike

    – Peter Denness

  • danamh40
    danamh40about 4 years ago

    Absolutely fantastic capture! :o)

  • Thanks Dana:)

    – Peter Denness

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