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Find some grasshoppers, place them in a warm log pile and sit back and wait.
Eventually these crafty, scaley creatures appear from there hiding places and strike.
Preperation is the key and a comfy seat as you can wait along time for them to come out from the shadows and strike and then disappear again, to work out their next form of attack.Wink

Natural framing from some foliage in the forground and shallow dof.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:Tokina AT-X M100 PRO D 100mm F2.8 MACRO
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:18 Jun 2011 - 9:55 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:On, Fired
White Balance:As Shot
Title:The Lizard Strikes.
Username:MossyOak MossyOak
Uploaded:29 Jan 2013 - 4:56 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Common lizard, Reptile, Wild, Wildlife / nature
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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 4:58 PM

Well worth the preparation and the wait, great shot with good use of dof

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MossyOak
MossyOak  2 England15 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 5:05 PM

Thank you Ann.Smile

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 5:10 PM

Poor hoppers, Richard, have you no compassion for these soon-to-be-dinner critters? Wink A top notch capture, both by yourself and by Lizzie Smile Carol

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85742 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 5:12 PM

Field craft at it's best RichardSmile




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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2449 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 5:19 PM

Great capture !!!
Ali

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johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 3johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 5:37 PM

Excellent work Richard, really like the framing and use of DOF

David

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MossyOak
MossyOak  2 England15 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 5:52 PM

Many thanks everyone Smile

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 6:08 PM

So worth the wait. Great shot ....Crunch!.......Sandy

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 6:50 PM

Fine shot Richard. An interesting day. I remember it well.
Ron

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 81872 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 8:15 PM

An excellent image Richard - spot on focus and detail.
Brian.

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6191 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 10:53 PM

Superbly detailed and timed, Richard. Razor sharp of lizard and prey and the shallow DOF makes this image really dramatic!
Sylvia

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HELANA
HELANA e2 Member 4HELANA vcard United Kingdom
29 Jan 2013 - 11:15 PM

Lovely shot,good timing.
Elena

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5250 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 8:13 PM

like it definitely worth all the prep work

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