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« on: September 02, 2009, 10:04:58 am »

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« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2009, 03:51:55 pm »

Lovely images John. Especially #6 with the "I dare you" stare, and #10 "dont mess with me" look. Great stuff!!
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« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2009, 09:09:28 pm »

Fantastic piece of macro photography there John!  Cool
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« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2009, 07:54:44 am »

Cheers guys. Mark, there's no macro here, they were all too big or too fast. They are all just in close with either the kit lens or the 55-250
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« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2009, 09:31:57 pm »

Those are stunning shots. There is so much detail in no. 5 too. I wonder what the snake is,the last one. ? In the `Stephen Fry programme  last night, 'The Last Chance To See' they were in Brazil looking for the Manatee and they saw a green snake exactly like that one.             
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« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2009, 08:01:51 am »

Thanks very much John. The snake is a Green Tree Python... It was shot with the kit lens...
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« Reply #6 on: September 08, 2009, 10:45:00 am »

Might not be the same one then . The green tree python lives in Indonesia Aussie and Papua New. Guinea. I checked the programme (googled) and can't see that clip or reference to it but it was curled round a branch exactly like this one. I'll keep trying though.
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« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2009, 06:18:05 pm »

No, I don't give up too easliy Lol.  I've found it, John. It just happened to be mentioned in a review of the series in my weekend newspaper. It was an Emerald tree Boa. You can see why I thought it might be this snake.

Here it is.   http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_rqO2OdlL9x8/R5iUnO40WUI/AAAAAAAAAQU/kj_mfw1bu2k/s400/emeraldboa13.jpg
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« Reply #8 on: September 14, 2009, 07:19:15 pm »

10 out of 10 for persistence John...  Grin it does look very very similar doesn't it.
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« Reply #9 on: September 14, 2009, 11:57:50 pm »

Fantastic shots John. We used to own one of those Lizards in the first image. They can change colour depending on the temp and the colour of the rock they bask on. The image of the Snake sends shivers up my spine!
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« Reply #10 on: September 15, 2009, 08:22:08 am »

Cheers Martin. We only saw them on similar looking rock so didn't notice any colour changes, bet that would have been cool.
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« Reply #11 on: September 15, 2009, 09:29:23 am »

Excellent closeups John. Love 'em.
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