Golden Marmot

What technical feedback would you like if any?

What artistic feedback would you like if any?

Pertinent technical details or techniques: D500, 80-400 @ 400, ISO 400, F22 @ 1/200

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Superb detail in the fur and excellent depth of field, Skip. I like the pose and head turn and the background works pretty well, though you might think about adding a touch of blur to the out of focus area at the top of the image.

Great techs and wonderful details here, I would prefer to blur out some foreground.

Excellent light and detail, and I like the composition as well. I think you could have opened your aperture and achieved a more selective focus of subject and habitat. That said, I still find this a compelling image, well done.