Eastern Newt - Eft stage

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Eastern Newt - Eft stage

Eric Highfield level-deluxe 2/6/2011 9:01:26 PM

For Size Reference: #1350947

Lorna Shutter 3/21/2011 9:09:25 AM

Ooooh, I love this one, Eric!!! CONGRATULATIONS on another fabulous Finalist!!!!! :) #9305216

Nancyj E. Hovey level-deluxe 3/22/2011 5:24:34 PM

on your very deserving WINNER! 8o) #9310036

Sharon Day level-deluxe 3/22/2011 5:27:08 PM

Big congratulations, Eric!!! This is a great shot and well deserved win! #9310055

Lorna Shutter 3/22/2011 5:44:32 PM

Woo Hoo!!! ... A First Place Win!!! WTG, Eric!!! CONGRATULATIONS on a job well done!!!!! :) #9310223

Patti Coblentz level-deluxe 3/22/2011 5:51:38 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic 1st place winner, Jake! #9310287

Phyllis H. Burchett level-deluxe 3/22/2011 6:05:22 PM

Congrats on this awesome first place winner!!! #9310408

Cindy Bendush level-deluxe 3/22/2011 7:00:41 PM

Big congrats on your fabulous win! #9310795

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe 3/22/2011 9:48:45 PM

Excellent, Eric!! Congratulation on your wonderful First Place Win!! #9311054

Mary K. Robison level-deluxe 3/22/2011 11:45:29 PM

Congratulations on your well earned First Place Winner! #9311158

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 3/23/2011 1:20:24 AM

Amazing!!! Congratulations Jake!! #9311279

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 3/23/2011 1:21:11 AM

So sorry Eric!!!!!! Big congratulations to you!! #9311283

Katarina Mansson 3/23/2011 4:27:38 AM

Congratulations on your outstandning winner! What a fantastic macro! #9311602

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 3/23/2011 4:31:13 AM

Love the result with the reverse mounted lens, Eric. Huge CONGRATZ on this super First Place Winner!

UB. #9311621

Monika Sapek level-deluxe 3/23/2011 8:10:23 AM

Awesome macro work! Huge congratulations on your First Place Win, Eric! #9312340

Debra R. Harder 3/23/2011 8:52:53 AM

This is a fabulous macro, Eric!! Huge congratulations on your FIRST PRIZE WINNER! Deb #9312436

Merna L. Nobile 3/23/2011 7:09:04 PM

Yes, you heard right! Congratulations you are a winner! Merna


Eric Highfield level-deluxe 3/23/2011 7:19:46 PM

Thanks everyone for your kind comments! This is a wonderful surprise & an honour!

Lorna, thanks for the "personal cheerleader" animation. Very cool! ;)

Lydia Williams level-deluxe 3/24/2011 10:27:02 AM

Awesome image, Eric...congratulations on the great gold macro... #9314688

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 3/26/2011 4:24:19 PM

Outstanding macro work Eric, a huge congrats on your FIRST PLACE WIN!!! #9318923

Eric Highfield level-deluxe 4/3/2011 3:01:55 PM

Thanks Lydia & Donna! Your kind words are much appreciated. #9332673

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his is an Eastern Newt... also known as a Red-Spotted Newt. They are an interesting species. While aquatic in their adult phase, they are terrestrial in their juvenile or Eft stage. Adults are green with a yellow belly, but retain the bright red spots. This shot employs the reverse lens mount technique.

Uploaded on 2/6/2011 8:58:56 PM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner

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