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PostPosted: Sun Aug 02, 2009 3:31 am 
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Painted Turtles
Not a real "easy" sneak believe it or not...lol

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Painted turtles can be tough. The slightest noise and all you here is "splash-splash-splash"

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One of my first of a painted turtle early last year.

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1st Frog posted here at this thread :wink:

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Awesome frogs!!

This is my only decent frog photo... again from last year.

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Very nice shots to all,


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@Techuser...nice pics...but so many varieties? Lots of frogs in your area? haha

I like the pics but i don't like frogs... :wink:

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Great shots guys...Tech that #5 is way cool :)

Couple from the oldies file...thats not my hand BTW,thats my farmer buddy,he works with dirt I work with water :wink:
That my story and I'm stickin' to it...lol

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Natrix natrix
August 7th, 2009 AD, all pictures in public domain

Natrix natrix is one of my favourite snakes. It's very easy to handle and more or less harmless. There is one nasty thingy about it though - its skunk-like stink, which increases the more you scare it. So I'm always very gentle to the snake and try to avoid swapping hands*, because that way the smell gets onto the camera and the equipment. The stink is very easy to wash off when you are in the wild and forgot your soap, or maybe not.

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Full size - 3,305 x 2,201 pixels - 24 bits per pixel - 2.7 MB (2,778,679 bytes)

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Left: Full size - 2,782 x 1,862 pixels - 24 bits per pixel - 2.1 MB (2,144,725 bytes)
Right: Full size - 3,714 x 2,486 pixels - 24 bits per pixel - 4.7 MB (4,866,109 bytes)
Note, on the left picture one can see the reflection of the photog holding the snake in one hand and the camera in the other in the snake's eye.

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*In snake-handling terminology "swapping hands" means you change the hand that holds the snake.


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Nice Snake Ernie looks fun to play with

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Rana temporaria - the common frog
September 13th, 2009 AD, all pictures in public domain

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f/9, ISO 200, 1/200 sec - 105mm Micro Nikkor

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Awesome shots Ernie!!

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From a recent zoo trip. I have many snake photos to go through too...

Rhinoceros Iguana aka Dinosaur
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Shutter Speed: 1/200 sec
F-Stop: f 4
Focal Length: 111 mm
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Eye See You!!
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Shutter Speed: 1/50 sec
F-Stop: f 4
Focal Length: 200 mm
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Serenity, Great shots there love the DOF


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WOW,that gator(?) is great serenity!!!
I think its wondering what the camera would taste like...lol

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