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Messy Eater.

By Graham_P
An image taken at 9.30pm on Sunday evening, had to put down the glass of wine and grab the camera.
This guy had just hopped out of the pond to start his night shift keeping down the pests in the garden, looks like he'd forgoton to wipe his mouth after eating dinner!!.
He's not as pretty as the tiny ones Angie posts and i've explained he won't get many votes for looking cute, but never the less he deserves his five minutes of fame, and it's good to post something slightly different from normal.

Ps, he didn't choose a great b/g so i've given him one of those texture ones that seem to be doing the rounds.

Large+F11 if you'd like to get a little closer to him!!!!!


Tags: Close-up and macro Digitally manipulated Wildlife and nature

Voters: Imagephotographics, leedighton, southlakesphotographer and 62 more

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25 May 2010 1:08PM
What a fabulous image Graham - love it !


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Simply a wonderful image, nice one
Glyn1 9 4 1 England
25 May 2010 1:15PM
Love it, cracking shot Graham.

Sezz 13 617 15 England
25 May 2010 1:18PM
This is a fabulous macro - I love it too!

25 May 2010 1:26PM
Super, super shot- love the style.
Cheers, Gary
Scaramanga Plus
10 56 6 United Kingdom
25 May 2010 1:29PM
Wonderful capture, really like the texture work you have done.
TheWanderer 8 20 2 United Kingdom
25 May 2010 1:43PM
Absolutely fantastic. Smile I'm not a wild life fan but this had me fixed to the screen for a while. Into my favs. Smile

ps Don't suppose you want to share the link to the textures you used?
Stace Plus
10 2 2 England
25 May 2010 1:52PM

Angi_Wallace 10 172 10 United Kingdom
25 May 2010 1:55PM
This is rather fabulous, he has pretty eyes anyway Wink.
I love your processing here, yes do share your textures etc, pretty please.
LukeParkinson 8 30 3 United Kingdom
25 May 2010 2:04PM
Stunning capture. Well done
jeni 10 7 United Kingdom
25 May 2010 2:32PM
stunning image, the background gives it a very dreamy feel.
andymark 8 1 England
25 May 2010 3:48PM
that is a fantastic and amazing shot i just love it very very well done
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
25 May 2010 3:53PM
splendid shot and your right something different can only be good sometimes
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
25 May 2010 4:10PM
Aw, what a sweetie. That bit of messy dinner makes him look even cuter. Love it.
AnneWorner 10 620 43 United States
25 May 2010 5:19PM
Really excellent Graham, and congrats on the GEA! Well deserved.
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
25 May 2010 7:45PM
A very special froggie pic!
fraser 14 631 14 Scotland
25 May 2010 8:38PM
Great image Graham.
25 May 2010 8:43PM
Brilliant shot Graham. Love the cute frog and the choice of textured background. This is perfection. Congrats on the very well deserved award.

KevinMW 12 14 Wales
25 May 2010 9:08PM
Excellent shot. well captured.

SueTurner 13 81 3 England
25 May 2010 9:11PM
very nice work

Maiwand 11 3 73 England
28 May 2010 4:50PM
Excellent shot and every bit as good in his own way as the minatures. Congrats on well deserved awards.
FeatherFriend 10 38 217 England
28 May 2010 7:46PM
A belter Graham, a fantastic natural shot and the choice of BG is superb, congrats on the well deserved awards,
teocali Plus
10 441 18 England
6 Jun 2010 8:28PM
Pure magic Graham - the Frog Prince!! Wonderful light and detail. Congratulations on the very well deserved awards.
Canadiann 8 2 Canada
30 Jun 2010 11:22PM
Amazing capture Graham and super duper processing. I think this is fab. Reminds me of Wind in the Willows LOL. I am so impressed and very envious. Will never be able to produce like this if I live to be 100.

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