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Helix pomatia


Helix pomatia
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Copyright: bartha tibor (barthatibor) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 353 W: 0 N: 1050] (5595)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-04-12
Categories: Molluscs
Exposure: f/11, 1/60 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-05-24 6:25
Viewed: 2008
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Helix pomatia, common names the Burgundy snail, Roman snail, edible snail or escargot, is a species of large, edible, air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Helicidae. It is a European species.

This species is frequently farmed, and is called by the French name escargot when it is used in cooking.

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  • kabel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 61 W: 0 N: 95] (552)
  • [2012-05-24 7:14]

Hello, a very interesting and unusual photo of the common snail presumably mating. Isn't funny how life here on Earth comes in so many varieties, each with its' own uniqueness and specialness. Your photo reminds us all of that specialness and that life shares some similariites.
Excellent DOF and sharpness from your chosen small aperture.
TFS,
Karen

hello Tibi
very good sharpness and great details
the colours and light are beautiful
thanks greeting lou

Hello Tibi,
fine capture of these snails with good sharpness and a very good timing to capture it in such a lovely position. I also like the natural colours.
Best wishes,
Helmut

Szia Tibi,
Na végre egy igazán remek közelfotó, amelyet még gondolatban sem tudok megkritizálni, s csak jókat írhatók róla, nagyszerű élesség, természetes színek, akárcsak az 500-s telével készített gyurgyalag fotód, gratulálok!

Ciao Bartha.
Splendida foto di queste due lumache con un’ottima nitidezza ,ed eccellenti dettagli belli i colori come la composizione mi piace molto BRAVO.
Ciao Marco.

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