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Nature & Travel Photo of the Day, Raccoon Kits, Momma Wake Up – 4/25/13

Raccoon Kits, Momma Wake Up

Raccoon Kits, Momma Wake Up

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Focal Length: 700 mm
Aperture: f/6.3
ISO: 500
Shutter Speed 1/1250 second

For a nature photographer, its pays to take your time and visit the same area multiple times.  As you get to know the area, you will better understand your subjects.  A year earlier I saw a raccoon scaling this tree and climbing in this den.  Now every time I walk past this spot I use my telephoto lens to check the hole in the tree for activity.  On this day, I saw the young raccoons interacting with their mother.

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