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18 Favs

  • Winner in Fairly Odd and Unusual Critters challenge in Backyard Photography on 2012-02-06
  • 4th Placement in Send Me A Song challenge in A Place To Call Home on 2011-11-03
  • 4th Placement in Birthday 2012 Surprise Challenge – Straight from the camera – Baby Animals in Featured for a Challenge on 2012-06-02
  • 5th Placement in Backyard Animals challenge in Backyard Photography on 2011-11-20
  • Featured in RedBubble Explore on October 2012
  • Featured in Animal Captions and Confessions on 2012-05-07
  • Featured in Featured For A Challenge on 2012-04-22
  • Featured in Backyard Photography on 2011-12-07
  • Featured in A Place To Call Home on 2011-10-12
  • Featured in Top Shelf Wildlife on 2011-07-09
  • Featured in AMAZING CHALLENGE ENTERTAINMENT on 2011-07-01
  • Featured in Images of Endearment group on 2011-06-29

This baby racoon was climbing our front wall of the house. I grabed my camera just in time.

Location: Gatineau, Qc, Canada
Date: 2011-06-28
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV
ISO: 640
Shutter: 1/500 sec.
Aperture: F/5,6
Metering Mode: Partial
Copyright: Yannik Hay
Lens: Canon EF 100-400mm F/4.5-5.6 L IS USM@400mm
Photoshop CS5 for Mac 32 bits – Camera Raw 6.4


racoon, animal, wildlife, nature, red, city life, brick

Started photography in 1975.
Took photography classes.
Learned black and white dark room.
Did the transition to digital in 2005.
Learned a few post-processing programs and made my choice to Photoshop and Lightroom.

I like to shoot wildlife, birds, macro, landscapes and street photography to name a few.

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  • Steven  Sandner
    Steven Sandnerabout 3 years ago

    Fantastic work! love this candid shot!! ! :)

  • Thank you very much Steven for the great comment and fav :) Take care!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Karen K Smith
    Karen K Smithabout 3 years ago

    Ohhhh they are just such cute little bandits! Awesome shot Yannik:))

  • Thank you very much dear Karen for the great comment and fav :) Take care!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyabout 3 years ago

    Oh this bandit is so cute! Great shot! these little rascals can get into anything and everywhere!

  • Hi Joanne, thank you very much for the great comment. I hope you are well. Yes they are everywhere and we have groundhogs too. Take care :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheepabout 3 years ago

    FANtastic!!!! Love this!!

  • Thank you very much dear Gena for the great comment and fav :) Take care!

    – Yannik Hay

  • marens
    marensabout 3 years ago

    adorable capture Yannik!!

  • Thank you very much Marens for the great comment and fav :) Take care!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Wendi Donaldson
    Wendi Donaldsonabout 3 years ago

    Adorable….BUT!!! I had a ‘fight’ with one we nicknamed Rocky ~ he destroyed my fishpond on more than one occasion…. ended up hating him! LOL Hope this one is better! :)

  • I know that they can be a problem. Hope we won’t have any.
    Thanks for the great comment. Cheers :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • DonDavisUK
    DonDavisUKabout 3 years ago

    Ahhhh such a cute capture Yannik. A FAV for me. Don.

  • Thank you very much Don for the great comment and fav :) Take care!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyabout 3 years ago

    What a cute wee devil, Yan! Marvellous capture!

  • Thank you very much dear Mike for the great comment :) Take care!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 3 years ago

    Neat capture, and title Yannick

  • Thank you very much Larry for admitting it to the group :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 3 years ago

  • Thank you very much Ray for admitting it to the group :)

    – Yannik Hay

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