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Gambelia wislizenii


Gambelia wislizenii
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Copyright: Gerard Calberac (Pitoncle) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1173 W: 0 N: 1594] (9508)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-06-14
Categories: Reptiles
Camera: Nikon D300s, Nikkor 18-70mm f3.5-4.5 G ED, SanDisk Extreme 8GB, Hoya UV
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/400 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-03-22 3:38
Viewed: 1821
Points: 24
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Gambelia wislizenii, the long-nosed leopard lizard, observé dans le Parc National des Arches, (Arches National Park).

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Photographie originelle au format NEF (RAW)
Compression sans perte
Echantillonnage NEF (RAW) : 12 bits

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Gerard, this is a stunning picture of this very different Lizard from America.
The shot taken on the ground and with bright sun overhead has been well managed except for the eye that gets shaded in this light.
TFS
Ram

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2014-03-22 4:44]

Hello Gerard,
interesing Lizard,nice capture,regards..

hallo Gerard
great sharpness and good details
the colours are beautiful to
thanks gr lou

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-03-22 7:35]

Hello Gérard,
What a remarkable lizard. Beautiful colours and excellent sharpness. From a lower POV it would have been even more interesting, I think.
Regards,
Peter

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-03-22 13:12]

Salut Gerard,une espece tres rare a voir ici dans une excellente capture,tres bons details et parfaicte exposition de cette lumiere tres forte.Mes compliments et bon Dimanche,Luciano

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2014-03-22 15:26]

Hello Gerard,
What a great capture of this colorful lizard. I have been out West quite a few times over the years, but never got a shot of this beautiful species.
Lizards images can be a challenge to compose as you always want to include the entire subject into the frame. The ones with exceptionally long tails can give you fits, especially when you want to show off their attractive features in good detail. You managed quite well with this particular specimen. Awesome markings and wonderful pose!!
Ron

Salut Gérard

C'est une excellente photo de ce lézard du désert américain
qui si photographié en moins petit dans l'image l'effet de
camouflage serait plus accentué, TFS

Asbed

Hello Gerard,

You're capturing well this lizard by a good macro and very excellen tone/clarity, so it's interesting and impressive to see the long lizrd which had a spot pattern of black and red in the brown body. It's also interesting that the body is protective coloring of the desert ground. And, the shadow projected to the ground draws out a good impact in the whole.

Kind regards,
mikio

Hello Mr.Gerard,
I haven't seen such coloured species in our area.Not easy to capture.Well captured with splendid light and sharpness.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice Sunday,
Srikumar

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2014-03-23 8:39]

Bonjour Gérard,
Un ebelle créature que ce lézard habillé de petits points :-)
Bien vu et présenté.
Amitiés
Anne

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2014-03-23 10:32]

Hi Gerard,
Nice shot of this lizard. Perfect details and focus
and amazing colors.
Regards Jiri.

Ciao Gerald. Excellent DOF razor details perfect sharp. Wonderful light/tones.

Roberto

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