Andrew Jones Photography
Marmot Portrait, Findelalp, Switzerland, by Andrew Jones

Marmot Portrait

Findelalp, Switzerland

Technical Details

Canon 20D DSLR

Canon 100-400mm 4.5 L IS

400mm focal length

ISO 100

f /8.0

1/160 second

"Alpine Marmots are quite common on the high alpine hillsides of Switzerland, but are difficult to photograph, as they quickly retreat to their burrows as soon as they are approached. This individual eventually allowed me to get quite close while it kept watch at the entrance to its burrow."