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The pretty shell caught my attention. Most pleasing, I think, from several while I watched him slimeing around in the garden.

Brand:OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.
Camera:Olympus E-510
Lens:Zuiko 40-150
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:16 Aug 2012 - 1:11 PM
Focal Length:42mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1600
Exposure Mode:Creative (Slow speed)
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Not the gardeners' friend!
Username:fificat100 fificat100
Uploaded:27 Feb 2013 - 10:42 AM
Tags:Snail, Wildlife / nature
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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
27 Feb 2013 - 10:45 AM

A lovely photo of this destructive little slimeball Lavina !!

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5259 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 10:50 AM

Nice Image, I like it a lot!!

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 10:51 AM

Indeed a lovely shell. Bad news for gardeners such as myself if they are already on the prowl!

Ann

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 11:00 AM

YUK, 'orrible things Sad. He would be straight in the pot if he were over here, Lavina, along with tens of his friends Wink Carol

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
27 Feb 2013 - 11:07 AM

Excellent capture Lavina, great detail,
Fred.

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom29 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 11:45 AM

What a pity they can't behave themselvesTongueTongue
Great capture, lovely detail!
Diane

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 12:02 PM

Did you know that if you spray them with a mixture of vinegar and water, half each, it will put a permanent stop to them?

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
27 Feb 2013 - 12:13 PM

A perfect capture Lavina. Great detail and light.
Effrossini

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 12:26 PM

Very sharp image and beautiful colors!
George

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johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 12:36 PM

Super find and a really nice image, not many of these in France , I bet..John

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Meheecho
Meheecho  1275 forum posts United Kingdom
27 Feb 2013 - 12:38 PM

Another great image --detail and colour just perfect
Steve

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6537 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 1:38 PM

Awful for gardeners but they do make great photos. - gary

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43250 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 1:52 PM

A wonderful image, these little chaps are indeed so very photogenic...

Regards Nathan Grin

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2194 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 2:15 PM

A great image... don't like snails in the garden or on my plateGrinGrin

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 4:55 PM

My kind of shot.

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 5:13 PM

Beautiful textures and colours.
Rende

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 5:45 PM

brilliant detail and colours lavinia wonderful comp a cracking close up nice one Wink
andy

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Skeet1Away
Skeet1Away e2 Member 342 forum postsSkeet1Away vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 7:59 PM

Lovely detail, dof and lighting.........super image.......a little UA for this I think...


Paul.

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Frase
Frase e2 Member 6Frase vcard Scotland
27 Feb 2013 - 8:02 PM

Wonderful capture .
Superb colour and detail .
Don

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4608 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom63 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 8:25 PM

Great shot !!!!.....top quality !!

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7124 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 9:36 PM

Nice shot Lavina, but i still cant believe the French eat these things

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 10:26 PM

Even the snail has beauty and you've captured it very well Lavina.
Joan.

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2013 - 10:27 PM

A first class close up image Lavina
Jim

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 12:06 AM

An excellent close up shot, Lavina!

Richard

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 12:47 AM

A good reflection, on textures, snails and colours.... I get a very different reflex when I spot them!Blush

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thedon1941
28 Feb 2013 - 9:32 PM

Lovely image Lavina. Where's the garlick butter?.......Don

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