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Snake in Kenya

By lonely_oryx  
I have had a few problems this week and have not been making any votes and comments.Sad

Basically, on Wednesday my PC packed up and since I am the Guest Editor this week posed me with a problem. I was able to get hold of a very old and slow laptop (which was gas driven Grin) so I was able to go through the gallery and select the images that I thought deserved an award. It was too slow to do anything else.

Then, on Thursday, my health took a turn for the worst and I woke up with great pains in my chest and back. The doctor has discounted heart problems but I am on pain killers at the mo. So if I only vote and not comment please forgive me.

Tags: Snake Kenya Pets and captive animals

Voters: pdunstan_Greymoon, richmowil, Chinga and 50 more

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Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2013 11:41AM
Beautifully shot with the focus in the right places! Good work! IB

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Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
23 Mar 2013 11:47AM
Sorry to hear of your troubles....I hope it gets better soon.
This is an excellent photo and composition.
Meheecho 5 275 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2013 11:48AM
Sorry to hear about your problems especially the health issues. Best wishes for a speedy recovery
User_Removed 5 920 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2013 12:12PM
Oh dear, really sorry to hear of your woes, hope you are feeling better very soon.
This is a lovely detailed image, great work Smile
Jasper87 Plus
8 1.9k 150 England
23 Mar 2013 1:03PM
The snake has a mean look, John, but nicly captured against the dark.

TyChee 13 275 1 United States
23 Mar 2013 1:33PM
Very nice capture. Hope you feel better.

23 Mar 2013 2:09PM
An excellent capture with great detail, and as usual nice use of light.
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2013 2:11PM
Sorry to hear that you have had such a rough time - this is a super capture SmileSmile
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
23 Mar 2013 2:45PM
Wish you well John, close up and personal here !!!!
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
23 Mar 2013 2:52PM
A great capture, John, good eye contact with the snake Wink
Sorry to hear you;re not well, take care and hope you're soon on the mend Sad
Trev Smile
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1888 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2013 2:56PM
Really good - and it would be even better I think if you cropped off the highlights on the right edge of the frame.
Sorry to hear about your health problems, take care.
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
23 Mar 2013 3:01PM
So sorry to hear of your problems, John, do hope everything sorts itself out very soon. Carol
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
23 Mar 2013 3:16PM
An impressive image despite the fact it's of a subject I don't much care for! Hope life picks up for you now. Sounds like you have been through the mill this week!

jaktis 14 84 Sweden
23 Mar 2013 3:17PM
Great eyecontact

NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2013 3:36PM
A cracking image John, however I do find the glare on the right hand side somewhat distracting.

I hope that you are feeling better soon mate, and that you get your other problem sorted out in the meanwhile.

Regards Nathan
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2013 5:06PM
Excellent image -
get well soon!
23 Mar 2013 5:08PM
Fascinating look. Brilliant shot.
Regards, Oleg
Rock Plus
15 10 2 England
23 Mar 2013 6:21PM
Keep taking the pills Lad and get plenty of rest .

Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2013 6:30PM
what a great image, sorry about all your issues this week get better soon.

23 Mar 2013 8:52PM
Love the light catch in his eye - hope you are feeling better and that your computer is fixed SmileSmile
xwang 8 56 8
23 Mar 2013 8:53PM
Superb shot, excellent light, colour and detail. Getting well soon!
24 Mar 2013 7:24AM
Excellent shot, John ! I wish you getting better with your health soon!
PhillipMinnis 7 94 4 Australia
24 Mar 2013 11:36AM
A bit too close for me! Smile We see enough of these, here, in Australia.

Nicely captured, John!


nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
24 Mar 2013 4:39PM
A great capture, brilliant!
AnneWorner 10 620 43 United States
25 Mar 2013 5:07PM
Reminds of a Texas brown snake.

It's scary to have chest pain - I hope you do go and get an ECG though - I had a similar occurrence last summer - they did admit me for an overnight stay and I wore a halter monitor. My cardiologist here in the US thought it might have been an esphophogeal cramp!


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