Journal of a Photographer


One Beautiful Thing: squirrel

Filed under: photography — admin @ 20:15

Every day I walk through the local park here in London to the tube station, and the squirrels always run up, looking for a handout.

I’ve photographed them a few times before: with long lenses, fisheye lenses and even extra lighting, but always with them in their natural surroundings. This time I wanted to shoot them in a studio environment. Inconveniently, they’re not tame enough for me to bring them back to my studio (and no Pied Piper was to hand), so I brought the studio to them, and below is the result. I actually got several shots of this little guy in typical “squirrel” poses, but this one stands out for me: