As I was driving the auto tour road at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma, I spotted these two Raccoons mating.

Mating Raccoons
Mating Raccoons

How I Got The Shot: Raccoons Mating

The Raccoons were high in a tree, and it was difficult getting a clear shot. I had my camera and lens resting on a bean bag draped over the open window of my pickup.

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Fujifilm X-T3
  • Lens: Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS II (attached with a Fringer EF-FX Pro)


  • Location: Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge (Oklahoma)
  • Date and Time Taken: April 25, 2021 (07:23 A. M.)
  • Aperture Priority
  • Aperture: f7.1
  • Shutter speed: 1/1400 (as determined by the camera)
  • ISO: 3200
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Metering Mode: Multi
  • Back-button Focus
  • Single Point Continuous Auto Focus
  • Exposure Compensation: +0.67
  • Focal Length: 400 mm
  • Processed With Luminar 4

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