As a photographer, there is a feeling you get in your gut, when you know you’ve got something special. I felt it with this shot.
This image was taken on Mother’s Day, an emerging round-tailed ground squirrel mom and her babies. She exemplifies a great mom, ever watchful to their needs and alerting them of dangers. I have seen her run around nursing them, and at other times warning them of a snake, “whistling” loudly and furiously stomping her hind legs. It’s pretty incredible seeing her face a snake. She’s a tough lady. Yet she often has a smile on her face. Really!Continue reading