Earlier this year I treated myself to a new camera – A Pentax K200. I went with this as it was the equivalent digital model to the K1000 that I grew up with and allowed me to use my old lenses. Over the following months I decided to invest in a digital zoom to go with it and now I’m really getting to grips with it. I took this shot at my local sett with the film pushed to ASA1600 and a shutter speed of 1/250 at f5.6. It was around 6.45pm and I had been in position for barely five minutes. The young badger came through the undergrowth and returned to his sett before emerging again a couple of minutes later. He knew something was not right but still tentatively came towards me, posing for a moment before returning to ground. A great moment.