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By greatdog
Well after all the rain there were plenty of snails about.This ones shiny shell caught my eye,looked like it had been varnished!! This shot proved tricky trying to get every thing in focus,i did not quite manage that.I was using the standard lens,manual setting,hand held,f 5.00,1/100 sec,iso 400,taken in raw,cropped and edited with raw therapee.I can see the benefits of raw,its just finding the time to learn it!!Thanks for all your comments and votes,Dane.

Tags: General Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: ringyneck, StephenBrighton, Barbaraj and 30 more

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Barbaraj 9 450 England
29 May 2008 1:06PM
It looks so alive , ready to move off the photo.

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blondiebee 10 295 United Kingdom
29 May 2008 1:07PM
Wow, amazing detail. Lovely snail aswell lol Ness
japa 10 3 United Kingdom
29 May 2008 1:13PM
nice shot, well done, Trish
29 May 2008 1:30PM
nice detail,and its not over saturated
nickyv32 9 135 England
29 May 2008 3:02PM
Very good close up shot, lovely detail. Great .

Bob_V 9 1 2 United States
29 May 2008 4:14PM
Superb shot, love the color and detail in this.
29 May 2008 6:43PM
wow great shot the shine on the shell just great Dawn
GalleryGirl 9 4 2 United Kingdom
29 May 2008 7:37PM
Super shot of this slimy little critter! Great detail.
Marilyn x
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
29 May 2008 7:38PM
a beautiful shot and great b/g
buxton 8 England
29 May 2008 9:10PM
Really nice shot, love the snail.
29 May 2008 9:44PM
Superb detail and colour.
dianah 10 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
29 May 2008 10:25PM
The shiny shell is just wonderful..fabulous detail. Thank you so much for your comments on my portfolio.
User_Removed 8 78 1 United Kingdom
29 May 2008 10:55PM
Nice detailed comp

JudeC 9 6 3 England
30 May 2008 8:06AM
Beautiful shot - lovely shine on the snail - Jude.
30 May 2008 9:31AM
nice image,nice and sharp
FeatherFriend 8 38 217 England
30 May 2008 12:10PM
An excellent job, shooting RAW makes a tremendous when you get the hang of it.
gary_d 8 576 13 Wales
2 Jun 2008 5:39PM
A really great close up love the shine on the shell. - gary
Birdseye 9 7 1 England
15 Jun 2008 1:31PM
As far as dof goes the snail is in the spotlight and is "spot on" !! The rain droplets add a lot of atmosphere to this snail trail's tale!
Well done!

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