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Look into my Eyes !

By teocali
A Female wild Adder(Vipera berus), taken on the South Downs a couple of days ago, again handheld from a distance of about 6 inches from the lens hood (15 inches from my face).

Many thanks for your overwhelming support of my “A View to a Kill” upload, with a special thank you to Mike(greyheron), Kev(Goodley), Ade(Ade_Osman), David(chalkhillblue), Terry(Terry L), Roger(rogerdoger),Richard(MossyOak), Ed(Glostopcat) and Clive (clive burrow) for their User Awards – all very much appreciated and highly valued Smile

Tags: Eyes Wild Female Reptile South downs Adder Poisonous Vipera berus Venomous Wildlife and nature Close -up and macro

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Comments


RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
12 May 2013 12:07PM
Very brave you, Sylvia, that was quite close enough, thank you!......... focussing spot on exactly where required and an excellent shot in a natural setting.
Ronnie.

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gary_d 8 576 13 Wales
12 May 2013 12:09PM
My award is both for the wonderful photography and your bravery, you just deserve great success with this image. - gary
Franko59 5 3 2 England
12 May 2013 12:16PM
Cracking image! has it all!!,,,, Ian
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
12 May 2013 1:06PM
Fabulous capture once again Sylvia. Stunning.GrinGrinGrin
Ron
12 May 2013 3:13PM
Wonderful detailed image Sylvia and no wonder if you got that close, very brave GrinGrinGrin
Maurice
Greyheron 14 282 7 England
12 May 2013 3:21PM
Beautiful depth of field Sylvia - just love seeing the oof body and pin sharp face...delightful shapes and patterns...

Mike
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
12 May 2013 3:24PM
Another gem Sylvia - superb focus. Looks like it's ready to strike !!!!!
Brian.
ColleenA Plus
4 322 4 Australia
12 May 2013 3:32PM
Another stunning capture, again very braveGrinGrin
12 May 2013 3:40PM
Terrific image. Stunningly effective DoF. Well exposed.
You did well not to frighten it away.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
12 May 2013 3:44PM
A terrific image from epz's snake charmer! Such brilliant pin sharp detail where it matters and perfectly timed as it is poised to strike!
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
12 May 2013 4:29PM

Quote:Very brave you, Sylvia, that was quite close enough, thank you!......... focussing spot on exactly where required and an excellent shot in a natural setting.
Ronnie.



I can only agree and say well done
12 May 2013 6:14PM
Spot on focus Sylvia, producing an excellent image Smile
Mrsbass 4 2 1 United Kingdom
12 May 2013 6:50PM
Stunning image.
johnjo58 6 2 5 United Kingdom
12 May 2013 7:57PM
Love it Sylvia, excellent photography and use of DOF
David
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
12 May 2013 8:03PM
Now I do really appreciate this one

Adrian

PS When do the SF's nest at your gaff?
12 May 2013 9:41PM
Great shot
13 May 2013 11:03AM
Another great adder shot Sylvia - looks like she's coming for you !! SmileSmile

Phil.
14 May 2013 8:41PM
What a shot, brilliant Sylvia.
David

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