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Time to Smile

By Lillian  
Madagascan Ground Gecko wandering around for somewhere to hide...
but no escaping the macro shot!

Another from the macro day with Wild Arena
those eyes !!!

My thanks to you all for all the good wishes and comments yesterday
and now I must get on with processing wedding images as next week off to Cornwall


Tags: General Close-up and macro Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature Madagascan Ground Gecko

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Ade_Osman 14 4.5k 36 England
26 Sep 2012 11:56AM
As good as you were ever going to get it at F16 Lillian, he must have been tiny!


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RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
26 Sep 2012 11:58AM
Trying to hide but too successfully with you prowling around with your lens, Lillian:
Lovely shot as it peers round the trunk and as you say those eyes are something else.
Beautiful detail and colours.
26 Sep 2012 11:58AM
Very nice detailed image.
marktc Plus
7 99 15 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2012 11:58AM
Simply marvellous Lillian.
AnnChown Plus
8 203 1 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2012 12:06PM
Perfect composition Lillian - wonderful detail and a lovely smile!! Smile
26 Sep 2012 12:06PM
Superb Lillian, great detail,
ValSaxby Plus
12 146 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2012 12:34PM
Stunning image Lillian - Your images from this Wild Arena shoot are really brilliant.

rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
26 Sep 2012 12:49PM
Excellent close up Lillian, texture and all !! And of course those eyes !!
26 Sep 2012 12:55PM
Fantastic shot Lillian, superb detail and as you say those eyes !!!!

Irishkate Plus
7 41 111 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2012 12:59PM
It's all about the eyes in this one.
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
26 Sep 2012 1:00PM
Love it Lillian a big Ah factor here for this delightful lizard.

I am a bit worried about Nathan! (NDODS) I know he has not been well and I see he has been removed from the site, does any one know if he is all right! if you do know please put our minds at rest.


CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2012 1:11PM
Wonderful eyes and a wonderful smile indeedSmileSmile
26 Sep 2012 1:27PM
Superb !!

taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
26 Sep 2012 1:40PM
nothing can hide from your lens very successfully--- a great shot!
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
26 Sep 2012 1:43PM
Superb image Lillian.....
User_Removed 5 4 1 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2012 1:52PM
Staring and smiling right at you I wonder if its thinking mmm lunch? Great detail and colourful image. another top photograph. Well done Lillian.
Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2012 1:56PM
Absolutley Superb LillianGrin
26 Sep 2012 1:56PM
fine work again Lillian superb detail

gingerdelight Plus
11 298 11 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2012 2:04PM
Yet another stunner!
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.9k 150 England
26 Sep 2012 2:13PM
Smack on the button again, Lillian. Wonderful detail, great macro.

Mike_Smith Plus
10 459 1 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2012 2:18PM
Brilliant shot Lillian
26 Sep 2012 2:30PM
Superb macro shot Lillian. Moira
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
26 Sep 2012 2:47PM
A brilliant shot, Lillian, and well done on getting him to smile! Wink
Trev Smile
26 Sep 2012 2:55PM
Simply superb Lillian
26 Sep 2012 3:22PM
he looks really intelligent !!!
great omage
Tibetan 5 3 England
26 Sep 2012 3:26PM
Super like it good detail like the eye, awards well deserved, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Maiwand Plus
11 3 73 England
26 Sep 2012 3:44PM

Quote:As good as you were ever going to get it at F16 Lillian, he must have been tiny!


Cant help but agree with this comment Lillian. Super macro shot.
CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
26 Sep 2012 3:53PM
A beautiful image, Lillian. Carol
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2012 4:27PM
Brilliant shot and smile.
God capture Lillian nice detail lovely colour.

danbrann Plus
13 636 17
26 Sep 2012 5:02PM
Yes a cracker Lillian.
graceland Plus
13 2.5k 2 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2012 5:16PM
26 Sep 2012 5:39PM
Brilliant shot Lillian. well done.

John Smile
26 Sep 2012 6:02PM
Top notch image Lillian.
FeatherFriend Plus
10 38 217 England
26 Sep 2012 6:07PM
Beautiful selective focus on the head and that's where it really matters Lillian,
fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
26 Sep 2012 7:06PM
First class photography Lillian.

Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2012 7:45PM
Thank You everyone, and to Val, David, and Eric for your UA's and to David for the GEA and so pleased
The F16 was what I was instructed to use due to the small Gecko here and had to stand back from him most of the time
this had to be the hardest of all the macro creatures I photographed.Smile
26 Sep 2012 8:10PM
Superb macro Lillian..Lin
Billyray Plus
10 70 3 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2012 8:12PM
Its yet another superb macro shot Lillian. Huge eyes and great smile.
26 Sep 2012 8:13PM
Great close up Lillian, Peter..
8 10 10 England
26 Sep 2012 9:07PM
The eyes are wonderful Lillian.
jdinne 14 16 England
26 Sep 2012 9:30PM
Brilliant Lillian that eye is excellent. Superb detailed capture.

paskinmj Plus
9 11 1 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2012 10:06PM
Can't improve this one Lillian. Simply perfect.
26 Sep 2012 10:17PM
Excellent. Love the eyes. Great close up. Elaine
pluckyfilly Plus
11 351 33 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2012 10:33PM
good detail and eye contact
mikbee Plus
10 3 8 Scotland
26 Sep 2012 11:42PM
Good tight head shot Lillian.
Super shot.
PhillipMinnis 7 94 4 Australia
27 Sep 2012 6:48AM
Another incredible image, Lillian! Congratulations on the GEA!


27 Sep 2012 8:06AM

Quote:Beautiful selective focus on the head and that's where it really matters Lillian,

I quite agree
Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
27 Sep 2012 8:48AM
Good details and colours in this Lillian
Regards Richard
SlowSong Plus
9 7.2k 30 England
27 Sep 2012 10:27AM
Oh, he's very handsome. Smile
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2012 11:40AM
Stunning shot! Wonderful little creature and you've done him justice! Grin
howdog Plus
9 25 1 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2012 5:49PM
Lillian Stunning work as always Smile
Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
29 Sep 2012 8:24PM
Brilliant detail and clarity especially in the eye
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
30 Sep 2012 11:25PM
what a mesmerizing eye!

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