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Make My Day
Terri Steele

Make My Day

Ok, this isn't the best shot technically... I know this.
My shutter speed was too slow to stop his strike without motion blur,
but I had to post this shot in response to everyone who thought the
snake in my last photo was dead... mmmmm, not quite yet!

In case you're wondering, I screamed bloody murder when I realized
that he was this feisty, but... well, I did have the camera in my hands
after all!


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Brian with an Eye08-May-2008 12:14
OMG! and I thought getting the previous shot was riding your luck! Fantastic action and sense of danger in this one. ~V~
Phil McCrory14-Nov-2007 02:55
Wow !!!!
edwina beaumont09-Nov-2007 15:46
a brave picture, i would have run a mile
Jola Dziubinska22-Oct-2007 14:55
Terrific shot, scary!!
mathilda williams13-Oct-2007 02:59
great shot, great subject, and brave photographer!
mathilda
Didier Vanderperre11-Oct-2007 01:59
Actually the blur works well, it adds dram to the shot. Well done !
shatterbug10-Oct-2007 01:38
Only 200mm, and he's agitated too...bravo for your bravery!
Tom Lun09-Oct-2007 12:05
oouch! It's so well captured I thought I was bitten! :)
Bryan Murahashi09-Oct-2007 03:43
Yikes, still too close at 200mm;-) Terrific capture. V
Linda Willets09-Oct-2007 03:07
Oh my gosh... what a brave girl..vote
Janet Forjan-Freedman09-Oct-2007 02:07
Nicely captured and you're very brave to have got so close!
Gary Perkins09-Oct-2007 01:20
Brilliant, I wouldn't be that close.
Michael Morrow09-Oct-2007 00:37
You give me nightmares. Voted
Cindi Smith08-Oct-2007 22:56
That is sooo scary! You gotta get a vote from everyone because of the brave thing you did....now did you finally kill it??? Wow! V
Barbara Heide08-Oct-2007 20:35
wow! you are so brave!!!V
Focus08-Oct-2007 20:15
Wow.....what a shot!! You are one brave lady - I'm sitting back from my screen as I type this so I don't get to close! ;-) Worth a vote on bravery alone ;-)
marie-jose wolff08-Oct-2007 18:56
fantastic capture! V
Katie Chew08-Oct-2007 15:28
Excellent! V
glimpses by lu08-Oct-2007 15:09
Awesome shot!! Another WOWOWOWOWOW form me too!! GMV
DVattika Photography_Dimitri V08-Oct-2007 14:33
Unbelievable catch, worth the vote.
Kevin Sargent08-Oct-2007 14:25
Looks great to me! V
flowsnow08-Oct-2007 14:10
Good enough.......I like it. V
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography08-Oct-2007 13:54
Excellent shot, Vote.
Betty Wilchek08-Oct-2007 13:52
WOWOWOW!!!! EXCELLANT SHOT AND VERY BRAVE -BIG VOTE
Virginia MacDonald08-Oct-2007 13:11
This one is NOT dead!Even for the speed it's pretty clear in details, inside of his mouth is impressive & hit eye, Good job ;)
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