Fun Friday: Time With the Kids

Today’s post comes from one of my spring trips to the Wichita Mountains of southwest Oklahoma, were I can spend tons of time watching/photographing the cute Black-tailed Prairie Dogs. This adult prairie dog is busy attending to a couple of pups:

Black-tailed Prairie Dog with Pups


Photographic Equipment Used:

  • Canon 1D Mark 2 body
  • Canon 100-400mm, f/4.5 – f/5.6 IS lens + Canon 1.4x TC (shot at 540mm)
  • Handheld, with IS “On”
  • ISO 200
  • Aperture f/8
  • Shutter 1/60 sec.



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  • BillBlogs

    Hi Jim! This is so cute…..I love it…Gosh it’s been ages since I have been by…2017 was a 52 card pick up….so glad we are in the New Year..I was thinking of you over the Holidays and hoping you were coping OK…Anyway just checking in, a so glad to see things appear to be going well for you…
    Fondest love and best wishes for this new year 2018….Wendy and Cookie Cat xoxox

  • Hi, Wendy & Cookie! And thank you for your kind concerns. Yes, doing very well now. 2017 was rough early, but I think I’m transitioning through the life changes very well now. Looking forward to a new and exciting year … wishing the same to you and Cookie! :o)