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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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RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 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.

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gary_d Plus
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 1 England
12 May 2013 12:16PM
Cracking image! has it all!!,,,, Ian
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
12 May 2013 1:06PM
Fabulous capture once again Sylvia. Stunning.GrinGrinGrin
12 May 2013 3:13PM
Wonderful detailed image Sylvia and no wonder if you got that close, very brave GrinGrinGrin
Greyheron Plus
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...

bricurtis Plus
11 2.0k 49 England
12 May 2013 3:24PM
Another gem Sylvia - superb focus. Looks like it's ready to strike !!!!!
ColleenA Plus
4 317 3 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
9 350 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.

I can only agree and say well done
12 May 2013 6:14PM
Spot on focus Sylvia, producing an excellent image Smile
Mrsbass 3 2 1 United Kingdom
12 May 2013 6:50PM
Stunning image.
johnjo58 5 2 5 United Kingdom
12 May 2013 7:57PM
Love it Sylvia, excellent photography and use of DOF
tomcat 10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
12 May 2013 8:03PM
Now I do really appreciate this one


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

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

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