On a visit to Lake Futalefu we were driving casually along a country road when this beautiful fox appeared - looking very healthy - this fine specimen of a creature with his lovely tail of soft fur stayed around long enough for me to take his picture.
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Jeppo (17645) 2012-03-22 13:52
this fox is ideantic to the one I saw in Torres del Paine (Chile).
instead of being scared of you the fox remained staedy and posed like a model for you
PS: I had a glance at your profile: you're from oz..but your family name sounds so euskadi (badque)
williewhistler (15571) 2012-03-22 14:58
Hello Dawn,you did very well to capture all the fine details of this fine fox,we rarely get as close here except in Wildlife Parks!
Best wishes Les.
chrisvek (7001) 2012-03-22 17:18
Hello again Dawn,
Nice capture of a cute fox.Warm colors and nice brightness.I like the details.Very good job.
Have a nice day,
PecoBud (3824) 2012-03-22 18:44
You've captured this fox wonderfully. Beautiful colors and lighting with great detail to subject matter. Just a side note, I once had a fox try to get in my car when I was still in it while I had stopped to check him out. Kind of freaky to have one of this beautiful animals lose it's natural instinct to avoid humans.
Have a great night Dawn.
Sonata11 (33697) 2012-03-22 19:58
What a lovely shot of nature and portrait of beautiful fox with amazingly beautiful natural colors, sharpness, fantastic POV, Perfectly well done. Like it.
All the best,
ifege (10363) 2012-03-22 23:27
Looks like cute animals are all the range today Dawn - well spotted and captured.
Miguel82 (26541) 2012-03-23 2:44
A superb wildlife shot of this fox
good colors and sharpness
have a nice day
wolf38 (31284) 2012-03-23 9:43
Hi Dawn. A beautiful and worth seeing photo. Such opportunities are rare. To make it short, you have photographed in the ideal moment. Well done. Rgds, Wolfgang.
lakshmip1949 (19081) 2012-03-23 19:47
A cute little fox looking straight into your lens. I like the colors and pov. He looks to be very calm and friendly.
chris04stop (6805) 2012-03-26 16:19
Great photo and great Down! Bravissima! But, please, fox... run again in the forest! Are you silly? Maybe a bad man can make with your fur a coat! Run away, fox, run!
eldancer1 (32075) 2012-03-28 9:14
Wow! It is indeed a beautiful specimen! I've been trying to photograph a cayote but no such luck. Awesome expression on the fox face. Nicely captured with good details and wonderful colors. Very well done, tfs.
aliabazari (16053) 2012-03-29 18:43
Very beautiful and magnificent. Well done.
Thank you my friend
Noel_Byrne (27430) 2012-05-27 9:21
He is a beautiful example of his species, and its so pleasant to see him in his natural environemnt. Normally, when I see foxes, they are running across busy roads or going through bins to find food :)
ikeharel (62959) 2012-08-18 2:43
You had a chance to take this fox by a camera, Dawn - that's not just a matter of good photography - rather you were in the right place on the right time: not common for a wild animal to pose for a photo like a common family dog...
He looks vicious. Well collected hid fur in variable colors.
Enjoy a nice winter-weekend,
geert1 (146) 2012-09-02 4:59
Nice picture, I love it. Foxes are very beautifal animals! They always are alert, and they see you very soon. Nice colours, wel done!
Have a nice weekend,
maloutim (9639) 2012-09-11 17:10
Lucky and beautiful capture indeed ! What a magnificent beast ! Doesn't seem to be scared ! Looks quite friendly actually. And what a lovely, bushy tail.
Great management of colours and sharpness against the blurred background.
jmdias (58956) 2012-10-31 6:07
I wasn't so lucky to find a real zorro while being in this region. fantastic sharpness, the animal is like posing for the camera. beautiful image from nature. TFS.
mvdisco (17784) 2012-10-31 21:03
Hi Dawn, Bonjour,
A beautiful pose of this fox nicely taken at the good moment,
Nice details and tone of naturel colors and light,
Excellent caught of view..
Michel have a good day
Robert1969 (7160) 2012-11-08 1:28
Beautiful Animal, nice moment, good composition
aand a very good light management.
Tigerlily (3301) 2012-11-11 5:32
How lovely.. beautiful shot.