Photographing snow has always been a challenge for me being as I have not gotten around to investing in filters yet. Nor have I figured out the intricacies of manual settings for lighting and all that other mumbo-jumbo that serious photographers really should know. I took this shot of the cotton tail at a bad angle and the auto setting on my camera kept wanting to use the flash, which I decided to override and I made a bad attempt at adjusting the settings own my own. Unfortunately the sun prevented me from getting a good preview of my shots so I just clicked away and hoped for the best. Once the pictures were downloaded I realized my worst fears. The pictures were 'over-exposed'. Fortunately I was able to use my photo-fix program and got a little contrast and color back into my grumpy little cottontail. He really should have been celebrating. My family had actually gone rabbit hunting and I was just along for the ride. He could easily have joined his relatives in the cooler, but not on this day. He was nibbling on the landscaping plants in a no-hunting area.