Photographer Niki Colemont has actually invested a significant quantity of time over the previous 5 years photographing the red squirrel, and among his focuses has actually been capturing the little animals in mid-air as they leap from tree to tree.
Colemont is a Belgium- based professional photographer discovers peace through photography to assist recover the injuries of a turbulent youth– Colemont was 4 years of ages when his late moms and dads left to Belgium to get away the Rwandan genocide.
A self-taught professional photographer, Colemont has actually discovered whatever he understands through experimentation throughout the years.
The professional photographer states that the very best method he has actually discovered to record these type of pictures has actually been with a cordless remote, manual focus, and a shutter speed of 1/2500s. His lens of option is a Sigma 150-600mm f/5 -6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary.
His squirrel photos are caught in a personal nature location situated in a little town called Diepenbeek.
“Red squirrels are impressively agile,” Colemont states. “While jumping, the tail is held horizontally behind the squirrel and, although it does not act as a parachute, it helps improve the squirrels aerodynamically.”
“I wanted to see how I could capture a squirrel in the most difficult and intense way,” Colemont states. “I wanted to see their expression when they jump.”
Colemont states his objective is to both share the appeal of the red squirrel along with to develop images that lighten up individuals’s days in unsure times.
You can discover more of Colemont’s deal with his site, Facebook, and Instagram.
Image credits: Photographs by Niki Colemont and utilized with approval