I Followed Squirrels Daily With My Camera For 6 Years And Here Are 50 Of My Best Photos
I am a Dutch/Swedish international awarded photographer specializing in photographing red squirrels. My work has been published widely abroad in newspapers, books, calendars, radio and television, and magazines.
Six years ago, a fox was standing on my doorstep, and I immediately rushed back inside to fetch some meat. The fox would come back daily to get more food, and I used that as an opportunity to do some wildlife photography.
By the end of a second week, the wild animal would come to the balcony where it interacted with various props I used for photography. Soon, a Russian bird visited me and continued doing so daily. Suddenly, my balcony had become a wildlife photographers' studio filled with nature props, cameras, mirrors, etc. The bird followed me, and I followed the bird with my camera, as it searched for hidden food in scenes that I had created. Some photos of this encounter were awarded and published. Eventually, cute squirrels appeared, and they still come daily to my outside studio. Little did I know back then that the wildlife would become my living.
Since last year I have been organizing squirrel workshops at home. These workshops are organized to occur two times a year when the baby squirrels arrive. A maximum of 3 participants can join this 5-day workshop.
Scroll down to see a collection of my works featuring the cute animals.
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"Hello, huh, I would like to order a Big Mac and a large root beer. Can you hear me? Man, I hate this new drive-thru system."
oh dear he looks like he's going over the speed limit. Better scurry away!
Squirrel to Flowers: "Leave room for the Holy Spirit, shall we."
Damn Bob Ross did a great job teaching his squirrel to paint.
"Hello, is it the police? There is a man following me and taking pictures, please send help."
First squirrel: "Are you sure you know how to use it properly?" Second squirrel: "Of course I do, I watched all the seasons from Arrow and the Hunger Games movies".
Cute and beautiful pictures and each one tells a story. I love it <3
Great you love it
Thank you so much for these! Squirrels are my favorite animal and these definitely made my day :)
heck, squirrels are not my favourite animal, but these made my day too, even so much, that i will reconsider, WHAT is my fav animal <3
Squirrel stalker. Well, that's an unusual hobby. ;) Nice pictures!