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Green Tree Python

By Lillian  
Don't let him fool you...he was no pussycat!!
and even more important...I don't like snakes!!! but actually got close to him
Touch him?...no way! photograph at a distance...a pleasure

Hope that some of you may enjoy him

My thanks to Carol and Cathy for your User Awards on the Gecko

Still tipping down with rain here, when will it stop?...there really cannot be much more up there, can there?

Have a great weekend

Lillian

Tags: General Snake Reptile Close-up and macro Green tree python Pets and captive animals


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Comments


User_Removed 12 386 2 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2014 12:16AM
Excellent capture Lillian.

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8 Feb 2014 12:17AM
He/she is a beauty Lillian, one fine capture,
Fred.
Caziwinkles 4 3 1 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2014 12:26AM
Aaaaaaaagh!!!! I really do NOT do snakes Lillian - although this is a splendid image. Smile

Carol
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
8 Feb 2014 12:26AM
gag! I am not sure I could photograph and then process--- you did a great job!
VOTE!
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2014 12:35AM
Prefer them very slightly more over spiders
Blush even have him dressed in jewels too
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
8 Feb 2014 12:45AM
A nice cuddly little bundle here Lillian !!
Good shot.
Mick.
Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2014 1:09AM
Not my cup of tea Lillian. But what a superb photograph. GrinGrinGrin Peter.
Bluetooth 9 18 England
8 Feb 2014 4:27AM
Nice photo, GTPs have a right nasty set of teeth and they're not too shy about using them !
8 Feb 2014 4:39AM
A gorgeous image Lillian. Think I'd be too nervous to get that close although they do fascinate me GrinGrin

kathryn
8 Feb 2014 5:32AM
Lovely creature and a good picture.
Wonderful colours.
CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
8 Feb 2014 6:12AM
Not my favourite subject, Lillian, but a fine capture of him. Carol
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2014 6:13AM
What a beautiful creature in such an elegant pose and gorgeous light.
morpheus1955 10 3 2 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2014 7:38AM
Outstanding shot Lillian

Hugh
ColleenA Plus
4 322 4 Australia
8 Feb 2014 8:04AM
Wow...and you used a macro lens!!!!! Brave lady....that said it's an amazing shot Lillian....
The rain....no more above so the winds are sending you more rain clouds
Wonderful image Lillian! Lou
netta1234 Plus
4 381 2 Wales
8 Feb 2014 9:08AM
I love snakes,that how I reach the top of the hill on my bike ,as I struggle I look on the hedges to see if I can see some snakes and then I am at the top before I know it.

I dp like this one it's brilliant with beautiful detail , colour and lightSmile
NettaSmile
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
8 Feb 2014 9:23AM
As you say Lillian-- much nicer behind glass!! Excellent shot.GrinGrinGrin
Ron
8 Feb 2014 10:05AM
The sheen on his scales is wonderful
rayme330 4 17 1 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2014 10:47AM
Great lighting for this wonderful shot, Lillian.

Ray
a dangerous beauty.


billy
8 Feb 2014 11:10AM
fine capture Lillian don't have much time for them myself was on a site in Borneo and went to test an outside sensor mounted on a pole there was a small viper coiled round the pole which I did not see until its wee red tongue came out and I did about 10 backward somersaults in a second lol

Graham
SlowSong Plus
8 6.5k 29 England
8 Feb 2014 11:28AM
How wonderful.
stunning photo lillian lovely detail. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 10 10 England
8 Feb 2014 11:53AM
Certainly enjoy your images Lillian.
Joan.
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
8 Feb 2014 11:53AM
Well, I like snakes! Smile And this is another expertly captured wildlife image, Lillian Wink
Quite sunny here today, just hope all the rain gets it over and done with in the south west when I go to Bath on Monday!! Smile
Trev Smile
EileenH 3 1 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2014 12:12PM
Great captureSmile

Eileen
Irishkate Plus
6 38 102 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2014 12:39PM
Top marks for bravery and excellent image of what looks like a sleeping snake!!
I'm afraid I hate these creatures too.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 108 14 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2014 2:02PM
Excellent capture LillianSmile


Cliff
ugly Plus
8 9 57 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2014 2:12PM
Great lighting..
A magic image..

Dave
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2014 3:44PM
An amazing image, great colour, detail and light Lillian.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
8 Feb 2014 3:54PM
beautiful light . Excellent shot.
8 Feb 2014 4:02PM
Not sure about the subject matter Lillian Sad but a great shot and a very good addition to the seriesSmile

John Smile
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2014 4:41PM
Fine detail - I think your leaving me behind with photographySmile
Herge88 Plus
9 40 4 England
8 Feb 2014 5:25PM
Lovely lighting in this Lillian.

Best Matt
Superb capture, Lillian.

Fred
User_Removed 4 4 1 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2014 8:51PM
Fantastic.. love the black background bringing the snake to the front, Well done Lillian
ali63 Plus
4 756 1 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2014 8:58PM
You are braver than me Lillian, not a fan of snakes but would love to be brave enough to get an image of one, keep up the good work,

Ali SmileSmile
Mike_Smith Plus
9 333 1 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2014 9:03PM
Cracking quality picture again Lillian, i am also not a lover of snakes my son has a couple of Royal Pythons, but i still haven't been to photograph them i might do one day
pamelajean Plus
10 969 1846 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2014 9:30PM
Someone needs to love it, Lillian, and I do! Beautiful colour, and so nicely all curled around so you could get it inside your frameGrin!
I think he is lovely Lillian. Cathy
Mike_Young 10 12 9 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2014 10:34PM
As always the detail and light in your images are spot on, another excellent animal portrait
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2014 11:30AM
WOW! Love the shapes on her belly and the wonderful colour!
An incredible clear shot. IB
tonyng Plus
6 8 2 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2014 5:21PM
Details are superb.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
9 Feb 2014 6:20PM
Top work as always Lillian, this is a fantastic python portrait. As for the weather the less said the better, the forecast looks dire again for this week and for the foreseeable future!Sad
marktc Plus
6 86 14 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2014 10:47PM
Amazing Lillian great work!
10 Feb 2014 3:10AM
A fabulous image, Lillian.
Even more so. if it was behind glass...
... surely so ??!!

Simon
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2014 8:36AM
No Not behind glass!
Lillian
DonMc 8 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2014 11:06AM
What a cracker Lillian!SmileSmileSmile
Don

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