I was standing on the walkway to the fishing platform at Carpenter Lake when this little black squirrel came wandering over. This was my greatest opportunity ever to get a good picture of a black squirrel for you. This little guy was almost completely unconcerned with my presence, and that is totally unusual for one of his kind.
I was using my new zoom lense, and I hoped it would help me get some very good closeups of him. The only thin I forgot was the bad lighting in this area. The light is in between light and dark right here, and it confuses my camera very badly. The zoom didn't help at all either because the camera sees light differently with it on.
So finally after about two dozen photos of this black squirrel, it finally decided it wanted to go somewhere else. I figured after that many shots of the squirrel that at least a few of them would be okay. Nope! Not one bit. This one shot is my lone picture that wouldn't make you go blind just looking at it. This kind of thing happens to me sometimes. This is what happens when I fail.
I even had one where the squirrel stood straight up and stared at me. It's standing up so straight, it looks like the squirrel is hovering off the ground. After it looked at me like that, the squirrel ran around giving me several different presentably nice poses. This is the only one that came out okay. Sometimes there are days full of these when the camera just doesn't seem to work right fore me. This is what happens when I