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Black Mamba

Discussion in 'Appraisal Gallery' started by Fen, Mar 16, 2005.

  1. Fen

    Fen The Destroyer


    Thought I'd drop by and stick up a picture for people to comment on.

    ALL COMMENTS WELCOME /img/wwwthreads/smile.gif


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  2. Wilko

    Wilko Well-Known Member

    That is one evil snake, well captured.
    Hope there was some glass between you.

    Graham NRIPN
  3. Fen

    Fen The Destroyer

    Glass and two small children, just incase it got out /img/wwwthreads/wink.gif

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  4. sey

    sey Well-Known Member

    I hate snakes. Especially when they look at me sideways with that funny grin on their mugs - don't forget I know these buggers, I come from MambaLand.

    nice one fen.

    Seymour - when the wind blows!
  5. jchrisc

    jchrisc Well-Known Member

    I have a friend who owns a Mamba Seymour, but it's a bow. Same as the one that lit the Olympic flame in Barcelona.

    Nice picture Fen, though somehow it does not look as menacing as it should. I am still jealous; whenever I try to get pictures in a zoo the snakes are always asleep and/or the glass is so discoloured with algae that decent pictures are impossible. How and where did you get this one?


  6. El_Sid

    El_Sid Well-Known Member

    There's a right mean looking critter................

    I just wonder if it'd look a lot meaner with a bit more saturation and contrast.

    Nigel NRIPN

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  7. ermintrude

    ermintrude Hinkypuff

    It's an excellent picture, just as I like it, simple and clean and uncluttered and sharp...

    (I feel like I want to kiss it though, it looks so friendly...not a good plan.../img/wwwthreads/wink.gif)

    [​IMG]ermx CRIPN</font color=purple>
  8. Fen

    Fen The Destroyer

    It was taken at London Zoo.

    Pretty much all the snakes and lizards were "up and about" so to speak.

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  9. Marcus_Aurelius

    Marcus_Aurelius Well-Known Member

    Good shot Fen! I like the way the snake fills the frame, and the background is soft and not distracting.

    Now remember folks, no snakes are evil. The have no evil intentions, they are only trying to survive, just like you and I. (Sorry, that was just the animal lover in me).

    Life as Mark sees it
  10. Done_rundleCams

    Done_rundleCams AP Forum Ambassador to Canada

    " were "up and about" so to speak."

    Could have been Will at a photo's of Jeri Ryan gallery/img/wwwthreads/wink.gif.

    Morning Fen,



    Life is a Photo-Op
  11. Chris Gledhill

    Chris Gledhill Well-Known Member

    I like it. Nicely in focus with the background blurred perfectly. Also works in horizontal!

  12. Fen

    Fen The Destroyer

    Just a sec...

    Turns monuitor on it's side...

    Oops! Wrong way...

    Turns monitor on other side..!

    Hmmm, you're right /img/wwwthreads/smile.gif

    Glad you like it

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  13. Chris Cool

    Chris Cool Retired

    I want to like it Fen but it needs to be brought to life with a bit of PS tweaking :)

    Next time, shoot from the other side of the glass so it don't flatten the image :)

    Chris [​IMG] ...pro (bring it to) life man...
  14. Fen

    Fen The Destroyer

  15. Chris Cool

    Chris Cool Retired

    ...[​IMG] ...walked into that one!

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