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  #138 Creatures, Great and Small
Entry 12 of 25
   
 
Lizard       ©2014 Peanut
Panasonic DMC-S3       11th place, 88 points
1/8s, f3.1, ISO 100, 28mm, Normal Program, Pattern, no flash
 
Post-Processing: Cropped resized and sharpened       Extra Info: None
 
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Peanut
Feb 18, 2014
    This photo was taken in the reptile house at Healsville Sanctuary. The camera was hand held against the glass and set on auto. The lizard was enjoying the warmth of the lamp. Thank you all for your great comments.

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gealexander
Feb 17, 2014
    Love the vibrancy of the colors!

ysal
Feb 17, 2014
    Cool lizard. Was taken in a container? The light color is a bit off.

mrsawyer
Feb 16, 2014
    Good focus, lighting, and color. Was this handheld at 1/8s ? Kudos! In my favs.
Edited on Feb 16, 2014

Lo
Feb 16, 2014
    Very nice detail, and the colours are so vibrant. Am I right in assuming that this is part of an exhibit with artificial lighting?

babysister
Feb 15, 2014
    If you did this through glass it is an excellent photo. The lizard is so unusual too. More information please.

Jade O.
Feb 15, 2014
    I'm surprised you caught anything at 1/8s. Remarkable definition for a live subject at such a slow speed. That said, this does look a lot like a terrarium (artificial) display so if the equipment and conditions allowed, I would have tried to get closer for a full frame head shot. Everything around the lizard looks too artificially coloured for my liking.

dogma02
Feb 14, 2014
    Nicely done. Good colours, nice sharp eye!

KJW
Feb 14, 2014
    Very nice, I always have a hard time capturing behind glass shots, usually end up with a reflection of some sort but your entry is well taken considering lighting conditions especially with reptile tanks.

LaRee
Feb 13, 2014
    I like the environmental feel. I know it is shot in a aquarium of sorts but it is an appealing background for the lizard. I visit the reptile house a lot and getting a good shot is much more difficult than it would seem in my experience. I hope to hear your experience and some information about this image.

forkcandles
Feb 13, 2014
    the lizard is to small in the picture and the back ground too large
A tighter crop would have had the lizard across the picture and not part of it
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