Pine martens: These beautiful and charismatic little mustelids were photographed on  a Pine marten photography workshop in Scotland. Please contact me if you are interested in joining me for a workshop with these wild and enchanting creatures.
A face peering from the dark
A face peering from the dark

Flash photography perhaps surprisingly does not in any way affect these nocturnal animals.

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Adult Pine marten
Adult Pine marten

'Stripes' peers over a stone wall

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Night time hide and seek
Night time hide and seek

pine marten peering over a mossy log

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Paws for thought
Paws for thought

Young pine marten shows off its fabulous paws designed for a life in the trees.

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Doublle trouble
Doublle trouble

Two pine marten kits

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Night vision
Night vision
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Pine marten portrait
Pine marten portrait

Young pine marten peers through the ferns on a mossy trunk.

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spirit of the egg thief!
spirit of the egg thief!

A pine marten at dusk, deliberately slow shutter speed and panning shot to show the magic of this nocturnal hunter

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Pine marten at night
Pine marten at night

The bushy tail of the martens is an important feature in capturing an image of the whole animal.

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