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Anderson Short fingered gecko

Anderson Short fingered gecko
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Copyright: Eyal Bartov (bartove) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 178 W: 1 N: 588] (7772)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2003-10
Categories: Reptiles
Camera: Canon EOS 1V, 100mm f/2.8MacroĜ58, Fuji Provia 100F
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Lizards - Lagartos - Lézards, Wildlife of israel, Geckos, Reptiles - Geckos 1, reptiles of israel [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2004-10-15 13:59
Viewed: 7440
Points: 13
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Anderson Short fingered gecko (Stenodactylus petrii )12 cm. Saharan animal, it lives in the sand deserts of Northern Africa and the Sinai and the Northern Negev in Israel.
Israel, being a bridge between Africa, Asia and Europe, has an amazing array of species from all three continents.

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Nice photo, Eyal!

The DOF/sharpness is very good.
The light and the composition is great.

  • Great 
  • PDP Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 2821 W: 344 N: 3779] (11769)
  • [2004-10-15 15:09]

Fantastic shot of this Gecko Eyal. The DOF is spot on and the details on the lizard are very good. Great work.

Great shot Eyal
Very good DOF , good composition , nice colours and
good details.
Very well done.

Well well, I see my commet dissapered last nite. Anyway here goes again. I love these little guys with their funny & beautiful eyes. One on my wish list. We had them in the Namib, also in the Kalahari. Hope to catch some this December, DV.
Cute pose here, Eyal.

Yes, The gheckos are very high up on my list of lovable creatures. Excellent post. Very well captured.

  • Good 
  • yojiq (97)
  • [2004-10-24 19:06]

Very good macro shot of this elusive creature

Nice reptile and great light too, see my gecko shots too (I have two) they are unusual ...

I must have been away when this one was published. I love geckos and this one is very interesting. Good detail and nice pose. You are ceratinly opening my eyes to the diverse fauna you have in Israel.

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