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Pretty poison

By KangaGal
Hi everyone

Back after a couple of months absence. Gary, I apologise upfront for the impending grief this photo may cause - lol - don't look at it! Marc, thankyou for your concern and I feel somewhat guilty for not explaining my absence. I really love this site but it is easily addictive and I was spending far too much time and not getting much else done.

I do some volunteering work with children but on a totally different bent, also with adults affected by the aftermath of suicide. Unfortunately we have been touched by the devastation of suicide with the death of our son 2 years ago. I hope this is not too much infomation. But you see, I did come through it and feel I can offer hope to others when you can feel so very hopeless. I couldn't even touch my camera for months after Darin died but photography is definitely one of the things that also helped save me. That and a loving husband and daughter.

This isn't meant to be 'heavy', it's just how things are. If anyone did have any comments or questions you can PM me or whatever, nothing is taboo and I absolutely believe we are HERE for each other.

Have a great weekend, bestest, Jenny

Tags: Wildlife Frog Poison Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature

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cantona43 15 928 4 United Kingdom
15 Nov 2008 12:04AM
this is an amazing shot superb colour and detail
IFIMAGE 13 143 Wales
15 Nov 2008 12:13AM
Great image, and a sad story,

This isn't meant to be 'heavy', it's just how things are. If anyone did have any comments or questions you can PM me or whatever, nothing is taboo and I absolutely believe we are HERE for each other.

I had only taken holiday snaps untill, some issues effected me, and I think you are very brave to talk about things.. my camera helped me to get my life back together, or at least somthing to hide behind
I wish you all well....

King Regards

Angi_Wallace 13 310 11 United Kingdom
15 Nov 2008 12:18AM
A fabulous shot - is it your dendrobate?

I too have found that immersing myself in a hobby can be useful when getting through difficult times.
Good to see you back.
goso 14 2 1 Australia
15 Nov 2008 12:51AM
Welcome back Jenny - beautifully coloured frog, and well taken.......Bill
gary_d 13 576 13 Wales
15 Nov 2008 1:15AM
Never have I been so happy to look at a frog, I have been so worried about you I have been asking on site and on the forums and your P/M was switched off, but never mind you are ok and back with us and thats what counts, but please don't go absent again with out letting us Know.

Regards. - gary

P S please excuse just a click can't even talk about these things.
whiteswan01 13 13 England
15 Nov 2008 1:55AM
excellent welcome back sad story glad you came through
Great shot
Bob_V 13 1 2 United States
15 Nov 2008 2:17AM
What a fantastic capture, such a beautiful frog, welcome back.
PeelNStick 16 4 United States
15 Nov 2008 4:40AM
Beautiful frog. The colors are so vibrant.
CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
15 Nov 2008 5:57AM
A fabulous image, the colour and detail is amazing. Glad to hear that you came through all your problems, and hope to see much more of your work now you are back. All the best. Carol
iancam 12 23 England
15 Nov 2008 6:44AM
Colour is fantastic, well taken image
CherryMartin 13 10 United States
15 Nov 2008 6:44AM
so blue, our frogs are all green, love this shot.
BURNSIE 12 25 4 England
15 Nov 2008 7:29AM
Great colours
sillygirl 13 9 Sweden
15 Nov 2008 7:35AM
Welcome back Jenny!
And what a super shot to come back with, a true beauty in blue.
As Ian said a good hobby can help you when life is tuff, and thats how i found my hobby.
VIKI 14 18 1 United Kingdom
15 Nov 2008 7:51AM
Fabulous image and sad story. I hope things are ok for you now.
Paintman Plus
14 1.5k 180 United Kingdom
15 Nov 2008 8:12AM
Superb shot and great colour.

imagio 14 12 1 England
15 Nov 2008 8:13AM
Great cpature Jenny, welcome back..

BERTRAM 13 United Kingdom
15 Nov 2008 8:49AM
A brilliant image,welcome back.
Mynett 12 142 6 United Kingdom
15 Nov 2008 8:58AM
What a sad story, glad you have come through it, and to see the work you produce like this little frog well, glad you are hereSmile
Going to check out your pf now, take care
Linda Grin
m3lem 15 England
15 Nov 2008 9:14AM
A very sad story. glad you have come through it, photography is wonderful, it certainly helps me when i am down.
A superb photo, very attractive frog. lovely.
AlanBW 15 20 England
15 Nov 2008 9:53AM
Wonderful colours and clarity in this image; great pf too
jdenman 13 19 5 Spain
15 Nov 2008 11:04AM
Great to see you back.
Beautiful image to return with, spot on detail.
lonely_oryx 13 61 55 England
15 Nov 2008 11:06AM
Great shot. Glad you are back but sad about your story.

Is the frog poisonous to touch or to eat?
sunshot 16 24 United Kingdom
15 Nov 2008 11:36AM
wonderf image and sad story Jenny
I hope things are ok for you now...take care.........marc
rosiebobo 13 4 1 England
15 Nov 2008 1:08PM
Jenny its so good to hear from you again....have had a short break from the site you say it is very addictive...I totally agree we are here for each other Jenny, so if you need an ear any time dont hesitate ! doers and listeners often neglect their own needs...look after your self too.
Super frog, love the contrast of the blue with the browns and the detail. Once again you have managed to catch the eyes looking your way as if posing for you.
Love Rosie.
chuckspics 14 14 United States
15 Nov 2008 5:32PM
My pleasure to click 30, great shot, Chuck,and welcome back,
Silverzone 13 2 England
15 Nov 2008 7:42PM
Superb. Sylvia
15 Nov 2008 8:28PM
beautiful shot. Glad to know your well.
dawnmichelle 14 12 United States
15 Nov 2008 9:15PM
missed you while you were gone and Gary was on a search and find mission for sure.. .Wonderful to have friends that care isn't it.
Your write up was very touching.

Excellent capture .. it has a lovely color!
cassiecat 13 39 46 England
15 Nov 2008 11:02PM
good to have you back, the colour and detail are great. You havent got PM activated else would have sent you a message. take care.lesley
photophantom 13 108 3 Philippines
16 Nov 2008 12:43AM
Hi Jenny,
What a marvelous came back close up!
cjl47 13 5 3 England
16 Nov 2008 11:36AM
So glad you are back, I will send pm if you switch it back on.
You have it turned off at the moment.
This is a great shot.
JohnH37 14 1 United Kingdom
16 Nov 2008 6:00PM
Fantastic clarity and detail.What an amazing looking creature.
KangaGal 13 66 Australia
17 Nov 2008 4:32AM
Thank-you everyone for your kind comments, care & concern. You are truly special.
17 Nov 2008 7:49PM
what a colour,exellent image
FeatherFriend 13 38 217 England
18 Nov 2008 2:23PM
Lovely to see you back Jenny and hope things are OK now, A lovely shot to return with.
teocali Plus
13 442 18 England
19 Nov 2008 10:06PM
Fantastic capture. Incredible detail and electric colour.
brownsilent 14 7 2 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2008 10:48PM
Poison or not - this is such a beauty! Never ever have I seen a blue frog!
Clear, sharp and nicely composed image,
nickyv32 Plus
13 135 England
7 Dec 2008 7:59AM
Beautiful colour frog, sorry to hear of your sadness, amazing how many friends you find on here

TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 19 England
9 Dec 2008 3:46PM
Welcome back, Jenny..I'd been wondering for some time where you'd gone! Sorry to read your sad news.
This is a super image, and what an amazing colour the frog is.
TrevB Smile
nonur 12 18 13 Turkey
31 Mar 2010 12:46PM
It's a gem! What variety of life forms and colour does nature provide for us to be amazed and stand in awe. This is "awsome," indeed! Love its contrast to the background. Your photo shows clearly and beautifully all there is to see! Absolutely stunning! Certainly a fav!

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