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Thanks folk for all your grate comments and votes yesterday, today some snakes from the shoot with Angie
V1 V2 V3 a Young Tree Python
V4 V5 An Adult Green Tree Python
V6 a Phyllodryas Baroni, I did not know when photographing this fellow that it was venomous.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300S Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:105.0 mm f/2.8
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:21 Jun 2012 - 2:36 PM
Focal Length:105mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.0
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/30sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:On Flash Detected
Title:Reptiles
Username:achieverswales achieverswales
Uploaded:3 Jul 2012 - 12:11 AM
Tags:Captive animals, Close-up / macro, Phyllodryas Baroni, Python, Reptiles, Snakes
Votes:43
Voters:RonnieAG · NobbytheNobster · Growmore · canonfan · cptdaniel · Imagephotographics · tonyguitar · Jocelia · gazlowe · Deep_Bhatia · CarolG · Gypsyman · franken · martinjp · CaroleS · Graham_P · Sandipb · MattB1987 · digital_boi · Badgerfred · SlowSong · jennialexander · Ade_Osman · Richsr · mex · TrevBatWCC · Pete · Fefe · Brian65 · barbarahirst · nicedayout · tomcat · Mike_Young · saeidNL · Philip_H · Leilani · PaulLiley · Cor · Niknut · Chinga · Chant57 · Angi_Wallace · Glostopcat ·
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NobbytheNobster

What a fantastic set, all so colourful and pin sharp!
Well done
Rick

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5151 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2012 - 12:19 AM

My eyesight not being what it was, I thought from the thumbnail you's been out shooting bananasWinkWink
What a surprise to see this excellent selections of close-ups of the snakes, Trev: the detail captured is marvellous as I'm sure are the colours, all specimens showing up so vividly with that black b/g again.
My favourites are V 4 and 5 so they'll have to share top billing with 1/2 vote each.
Amazing subjects, marvellously captured.
Ronnie.

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Growmore
Growmore Plus Member 6Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2012 - 12:45 AM

Very striking close ups with splendid colours and detail Trev it's great work.
Gary

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Imagephotographics

What an excellent set of images Trev, they all deserve a vote - well done !

Chris

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tonyguitar
3 Jul 2012 - 2:59 AM

A super set. Beautiful subjects composed gracefully on perch and close for great detail and power. V1 is the masterpiece with V3, V4, and V6 all in the magic zone. Wonderful ! TG

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Deep_Bhatia
3 Jul 2012 - 5:14 AM

Excellent study of reptiles. Deep

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2012 - 5:49 AM

Very well captured, Trev, but snakes, they give me the creeps Sad Carol

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tonyguitar
3 Jul 2012 - 6:37 AM

CarolG said [/Q] but snakes, they give me the creeps [/Q]

Many people feel this way and its too bad as this is only our culture and has no logical reason in real life.
Snakes can be as beautiful as any bird and they help ensure that we are not stepping on rats and mice. The beauty of snakes is evident here.
Snakes only move to avoid being stepped on. Snake table manners are similar to the blue heron or king fisher... think about it. TG

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Gypsyman
Gypsyman Plus Member 4662 forum postsGypsyman vcard England
3 Jul 2012 - 7:45 AM

Well Captured and presented. Eric.

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franken
franken Plus Member 123515 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2012 - 7:50 AM

Another brilliant and interesting set here Trev!

Ken

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CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 5168 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2012 - 8:59 AM

The detail in V4 and V5 are superb, what striking colours.
Carole

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Graham_P
Graham_P  8 United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2012 - 9:03 AM

Nicely captured and presented set of images.

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digital_boi
3 Jul 2012 - 9:10 AM

V1 is the winner for me Trevor with V5 close on its heels V6 does have a nastier look to least it was not striking. In fairness however Trevor all cracking good shots

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 65120 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2012 - 9:22 AM

A terrific set. The eyes in V1 are wonderful, and I like the turned up "nose" of the venomous beastie in V7. All brilliant.
Chris

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2012 - 10:34 AM

They're all good captures in their own right Trev, but for me I just love V2.....

Good stuff mucker!

Ade

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Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2012 - 10:48 AM

A good set of fine image Trev, each would stand on it own.
Good details and colours too
Regards Richard

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 7TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2012 - 12:23 PM

As Ronnie, I thought bananas when I first looked at the thumbnail! A stunning set of close-ups, Trev Smile
Trev Smile

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Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2012 - 3:32 PM

These are STUNNING Trev! 1st class images.
Diane

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Brian65
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3 Jul 2012 - 4:12 PM

Superb shots Trev, everyone a winner.
Brian

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2012 - 4:20 PM

not my favourite subject ... but only too glad to give you that click for RC
beautifully taken

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3 Jul 2012 - 5:48 PM

All crackers Trev

Good job No 6 didn't bite youWink

Adrian

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Mike_Young
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3 Jul 2012 - 7:48 PM

Splendid set of images, love the colours. V1 has a terrific comp and pose

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2012 - 7:48 PM

Wooo This is amazing ,Trev,all very beautiful indeed,
saeid

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  6 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2012 - 7:39 AM

Wow they are bril Trev. Like 3 and 6 the best. Paul

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Cor  6 Belgium
4 Jul 2012 - 8:25 AM

A SUPERB serie 10*
Cor.

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
5 Jul 2012 - 12:32 AM

WOW the yellow one is the best looking banana I have ever seen! The green one has an amazing snout!
Every one of the shots and poses are real winners for sure. Well done. IB

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Angi_Wallace
6 Jul 2012 - 4:22 PM

Superb set, love the pose in V2, but V6 has got to be my fave, all worthy of single uploads IMHO

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7 Jul 2012 - 12:52 AM

What a fabulous set of images of these colourful and exotic snakes, each one of these could have been uploaded in its own right

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