The Path of Life….(Raccoon Style)

I took this picture while walking along Hillsdale Lake. I was trying to sneak up on a few Killdeer, but noticed this trail that the raccoon had made, and decided to snap a picture. I was impressed with how perfect each print was, how it was uniformly pressed into the soft mud…

The Path of Life (Raccoon Style)

The Path of Life (Raccoon Style)


I experimented with some extremely soft vignetting around the trail of footprints. I like the effect but would like your opinion, as I am always trying to get better at editing my photos. What do you see that you like/dislike or would/would not do?


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About Wyatt VanDePol

Son, Brother, Nikon photographer, Beekeeper, Pianist, Artist, Coffee lover, Good book lover, Cross Country runner, and WordPress blogger.

2 responses to “The Path of Life….(Raccoon Style)”

  1. New Hampshire Gardener says :

    As a general rule I try not to change what nature has shown me, but sometimes a little post processing can help make a photo snap. I can’t tell that you’ve done anything to this picture. Nice, sharp prints.!

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