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Good morning
Thank you for the great response to my naughty lion cub yesterday, he did go onto waking up his two aunts and then his siblings....after that he thought it was time for a nap...that image another day..Grin

Also a big thank you to HarrietH, Kuvailija and Alan_Basely for their UA's....much appreciatedGrin

While we were at the Game lodge,This little tree frog was quietly resting on top of the bathroom mirror watching me have a bath. Blush
Once I was dressed I decided to try and get a photograph of him (I am petrified of frogs, so this was a very brave thing for me to do) even though he is a very tiny frog.
Have a nice day....

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5100 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:40mm f/2.8 G
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:16 Aug 2013 - 11:11 AM
Focal Length:40mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.1
Aperture:f/3.2
Shutter Speed:1/60sec
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Kermit
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:15 Oct 2013 - 5:01 AM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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Voters:S_Psharma · Chinga · CarolG · Benlib · ddolfelin · ugly · HarrietH · Andysnapper · marktc · Mollycat · Caziwinkles · Nikonuser1 · Bzox · SUE118 · kathrynlouise · moiral · Badgerfred · morpheus1955 · Ray12 · User_Removed · marshfam19 · EMJAYCEE · MalcolmM · viscostatic · LynneJoyce · Derek_Fearn · Tish1 · User_Removed · widtink · saeidNL · Suzicoo · rontear · lesliea · richmowil · Rende · prabhusinha · Rock · Fefe · HuddersfieldHil · Stuart1956 · mikbee · Alan_Baseley · Irishkate · DilysT · Ridgeway · mommablue · williamsloan · saltireblue · TrevBatWCC · GeorgePlatis · georgiepoolie · ali63 · andylea · jovanovic · NDODS · DicksPics · anglingandyq · JuBarney · Mike_Smith · sweetpea62 · taggart · Quoise · alligatorpants · Jenny-D · Nigeve1 · ChristineD · kuvailija · 213hardy · myrab · Holmewood · capto · Glostopcat · rogerfry · lifesnapper · BIGRY1 · ValeryAst · xwang · fificat100 · ChiliMan ·
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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  3 India1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 5:24 AM

Well captured and great image .
title of my picture is the name of that man.

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 5:46 AM

An enchanting capture, Colleen, he must have thought he was is seventh heaven, watching a lady in the bath Wink Carol

Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
15 Oct 2013 - 5:48 AM

This one is quite special...
I like the angle, and the patterns on him!
He looks a bit grumpy but there's good eye contact! Grin
Me finks he was waiting for a kiss! GrinGrinGrinGrin
IB

Benlib
Benlib  33 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 5:51 AM

excellent composition and use of DOF,Grin

ddolfelin
ddolfelin Plus Member 373 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 5:53 AM

Ha! Pleased my disguise worked.
Did I take pictures?

Seriously a very good frog shot.
He's probably croaked it by now.

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 3305 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 5:59 AM

If I had known it was you in disguise I would have kissed him PeterGrin

ddolfelin
ddolfelin Plus Member 373 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 6:31 AM

Gulp!
No suitable smiley available when you need one.

The In Laws ran over a frog on their drive.
MiL picked it up and brought it back to life.
She put it under the parked car for safety.
Guess what happened next!

HarrietH
HarrietH Plus Member 5279 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
15 Oct 2013 - 6:34 AM

He looks a bit sad, looking for Miss Piggy for sure. Cute fellows frogs.


Harriet

Andysnapper
Andysnapper Plus Member 7109 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England25 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 6:38 AM

How can you be scared of such a cutie? A fantastic shot Colleen, technically excellent and the pov and his pose are super.

Andy

marktc
marktc Plus Member 485 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 6:49 AM

Very cute Colleen, nicely done.

Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 2Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 6:56 AM

Definately got his eye on you. Beautifully captured image.Peter.

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 3Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 6:59 AM

Excellent capture ColleenSmile

Cliff

Caziwinkles
15 Oct 2013 - 7:01 AM

He does look a tad sad - maybe he didn't want the tap end! Smile

Carol

SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 7SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 7:26 AM

The expression reminds me of Winston Churchill.SmileSmile

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise Plus Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 7:33 AM

A beautiful capture of this cute frog Colleen, he does look very thoughtful Grin

Kathryn

moiral
moiral  5 Scotland
15 Oct 2013 - 7:50 AM

Lucky he didn't jump in beside you then Colleen. Well captured. Moira

Ray12
Ray12 Plus Member 2102 forum postsRay12 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 8:38 AM

A great close up, Prince Charming perhaps? Wink

marshfam19
marshfam19 Plus Member 6marshfam19 vcard United Kingdom
15 Oct 2013 - 8:46 AM

You get full marks for bravery to capture a great image. Well done Colleen.

Mary

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 9:07 AM

Frogs are OK when they stay still - I think you were brave to stay in the bath when he was around! Great image.
Joan.

viscostatic
15 Oct 2013 - 9:19 AM

Well done; great image Colleen.

Phil.

Last Modified By viscostatic at 15 Oct 2013 - 9:19 AM
LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 7LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 9:31 AM

Very brave of you to face your fear and give us this fine shot. I love frogs, which reminds me, must go to our neighbour here in Spain and photograph his.

Tish1
Tish1 Plus Member 2Tish1 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 9:36 AM

Love the bokeh and the texture in this, the angle brings them out really well.


Tish

saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 10:02 AM

Happy to be 30th on these super capture,
saeid

lesliea
lesliea Plus Member 5lesliea vcard Australia
15 Oct 2013 - 10:35 AM

Very nice image Colleen well taken.
Allen, Smile

richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6307 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 10:53 AM

Good composition and wonderful image Colleen!! Good contol of DOF - sharp where it needs to be!! Nice work!!

Rende
Rende Plus Member 837 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 11:09 AM

Beautiful play with DOF Colleen.
Rende

Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 12:15 PM

The spider over the bed yesterday was terrifingTongueSadSadSad
Give me the frog anydayGrin
Diane

HuddersfieldHil
15 Oct 2013 - 12:24 PM

I love frogs and he is a beautySmileSmile I would have kissed him and hoped he stayed a frog Grin

Last Modified By HuddersfieldHil at 15 Oct 2013 - 12:25 PM
Stuart1956
15 Oct 2013 - 1:06 PM

A good capture, Colleen. The Limited DOF is just right.

mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 1:19 PM

Good close up Colleen.
And I wonder if he makes a habit of spying on ladies having a bath !!
Mick.

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 533 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom87 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 1:55 PM

The frog watching you have a bath conjures up quite a picture!
The fact that you're afraid of them is strange considering all the big game
you've been close to!! That beady eye looks as if he want sin beside you!!!
KateGrinGrinGrin

Ridgeway
Ridgeway  8222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 2:13 PM

Bravery in the face of such a savage beast.
Fears are fears no matter the size.
My daughter is petrified of birds.

I thinkthe tree frog is rather handsome.

Aidan,,

williamsloan
williamsloan Plus Member 4williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 2:50 PM

a little jem.

billy

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 55004 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway30 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 4:13 PM

In order to overcome your fear, just look them straight in the eye and say, "cuisses de grenouilles au beurre d'ail"Smile
I always scare fearsome lambs by shouting "mint sauce" at them...works every time...trust meWink

Malc

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 7TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 4:30 PM

How can you be frightened of these delightful little creatures?! Wink He doesn't look too happy to be photographed, but a great shot though, Colleen Smile
Trev Smile

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 4:38 PM

Wonderful capture!
George

ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3685 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 4:41 PM

Great image,did he turn into a handsome Prince WinkWink

Ali Smile

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44335 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom117 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 5:15 PM

A very well observed and photographed amphibian image Colleen. Love the detail the detail in the eyes..

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 4DicksPics vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 5:22 PM

I just love this image, Colleen!SmileSmile

Richard

anglingandyq
anglingandyq Plus Member 2anglingandyq vcard England
15 Oct 2013 - 5:31 PM

A great composition Colleen

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith Plus Member 8231 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 6:12 PM

He must be a male Frog Colleen lol, cracking shot though, great to see him

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 Plus Member 5sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 6:45 PM

Wonderful Colleen..Lin

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1146 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 7:31 PM

Excellent focus!

Jenny-D
Jenny-D Plus Member 5Jenny-D vcard United Kingdom
15 Oct 2013 - 8:02 PM

Superb image.

Jenny Smile

ChristineD
15 Oct 2013 - 8:29 PM

Well captured, bet it was a quick bath

kuvailija
kuvailija Plus Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
15 Oct 2013 - 8:37 PM

Well,quite lovely image,seldom seen something like that !GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin Have fun , Colleen! ---- Jukka.Smile

Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
15 Oct 2013 - 9:22 PM

Great shot Colleen. Love all the comments. Cathy

capto
capto Plus Member 32719 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2013 - 10:36 PM

I just wonder what he is thinking.WinkSmile

ivor

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Oct 2013 - 12:43 PM

You are not alone in your fear of frogs, epzer gary_d has a phobia of them too. When I was with him in the Forest of Dean back in July we saw lots of tiny ones around Woorgreens lake and he was brave enough to photograph them and even picked one up!

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 3305 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Oct 2013 - 1:37 PM

Nice to hear Ed, Gary and I would be hopeless together in the wilderness thenGrin

BIGRY1
BIGRY1 Plus Member 3BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
16 Oct 2013 - 8:27 PM

Great focusing on the eye and 10/10 for bravery!TongueGrin
Ryan

ValeryAst
ValeryAst  3 Russian Federation
16 Oct 2013 - 10:09 PM

It's not quite decently to spy on a lady in a bath-tub room ...WinkLol
Lovely portrait, Colleen!Smile
Regards Valery

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