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Green Tree Python

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner
 
Green Tree Python
Green Tree Python
"Morelia viridis"
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Piper Lehman
BetterPhoto Member Since: 7/20/2001
    WOW! Can anything else be any greener?! Nice shot, Bob.


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8/10/2002 3:08:32 PM

 
 Vasko  

YEAH! I smell a winner...

rock on,
vasko


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8/12/2002 4:24:21 AM

 
Dolores Neilson
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Bob!! Congrats on making 1st place with this outstanding reptile pic!! The clarity, coils, color....just superb!! Another winner!! I am soo happy for you!! Many congratulations!!


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9/7/2002 11:18:21 PM

 
Judy Miss Ben Joud  

congratulations on the win
best regards Judy


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9/8/2002 1:27:24 AM

 
June Marie Sobrito
BetterPhoto Member Since: 2/11/2001
 

Congratulations, Bob. Great color and detail on this snake. Looks great.


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9/8/2002 7:37:19 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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congrats. Bob..Nice color..


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9/8/2002 9:27:05 AM

 
Robert  Brent  

congrats Bob. Your consistent high quality shows through again.
Well done my friend.


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9/8/2002 9:57:25 AM

 
Karen Spychalski-Sullins
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WoW! What a striking (pun intended) photo! I don't know how I missed it last month, but am sooo glad it has won first place! I love the color in this! It's fantastic!


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9/8/2002 10:18:56 AM

 
Robert Jensen
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Thank you everyone for your kind words. I photographed this Python through glass at the Los Angeles Zoo. I put the lens up to the glass, using a rubber lens hood to eliminate any glare from the flash. I then replaced the wood background behind the snake with this out of focus one using Photoshop. In several trips to the zoo since taking this image, I haven't seen the snake in this position again!

Bob J.


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9/8/2002 11:41:37 AM

 
Kerry Drager
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Hi Bob: Congratulations on your award! It's a fantastic image, and it's really interesting reading how you captured it. Also, I enjoyed your Web site ... Great work! Kerry


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9/8/2002 1:41:09 PM

 
Linda Slater  

Congrats Bob loved the detailed skin really make me feel cringy ( ment as a compliment of course).


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9/8/2002 3:41:17 PM

 
Adam Bolt
BetterPhoto Member Since: 3/23/2002
 

I'm not going to enter any more animal/reptile/insect/still life shots anymore. I'm going to secretly go away and study your images until I can come back with the same level of brilliance that you always show in your images Bob.
Another stunner! I just hope you don't get carried away and start enetering images with people/ black & whites/ abstracts and any other style of image, or there will be no hope for the rest of us!
Cheers Adam


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9/8/2002 10:54:31 PM

 
Robert Jensen
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Thanks again for the additional comments. Kerry - thanks for your kind words. It means a lot coming from you.

Adam ... I got a kick out of your response. Tomorrow I will not enter an animal but an image that is partially B&W and color. As you know, there are a lot of great images on this site submitted by so many people. Congratulations on your "Fete Fun".

Bob J.


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9/8/2002 11:03:34 PM

 
Adam Bolt
BetterPhoto Member Since: 3/23/2002
 

"BUGGER!" I should have kept my mouth closed, maybe then you would have entered another animal image!
PS Thanks for the comment
Cheers Adam


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9/8/2002 11:24:29 PM

 
Piper Lehman
BetterPhoto Member Since: 7/20/2001
 

Looks like GREEN was the order of the day, Bob! Congrats on your win!


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9/8/2002 11:33:21 PM

 
Kathleen Clemons
BetterPhoto Member Since: 12/19/2000
 

Congrats, Bob! I was glad to read that there was glass between you and this fellow when you took the shot. :)


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9/9/2002 7:33:01 AM

 
Guy D. Biechele
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Color, clarity, pose, it doesn't get any better! Wonderful shot. Congratulations. +Guy


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9/9/2002 8:49:35 PM

 
Cheryl Meisel
BetterPhoto Member Since: 10/5/2001
 

Congrats on your nice green snake win! Nice shot!


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9/10/2002 2:12:56 PM

 
Donna R. Moratelli
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This is a wonderful image that you should be very,very proud of. Congrats again Bob!


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9/10/2002 6:31:24 PM

 
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