Emerald Tree Boas (Corallus caninus)

© Stuart Dahne

Emerald Tree Boas (Corallus caninus)

Lindsay M. Hall 9/19/2005 8:11:42 PM

Wonderful Capture!! Great Color. Nice Job! #313292

Jim Kinnunen 9/19/2005 9:23:18 PM

Fantastic capture and great info, Stuart!:) #1857734

Jill Odice 9/19/2005 11:29:31 PM

Thanks for the lesson and the beautiful photo to accompany it :-) Well done ! #1857863

Linda D. Lester 9/20/2005 5:57:29 AM

Awesome....this will be a winner! #1858847

Girindar Singh 9/20/2005 6:25:11 AM

this is a great capture! I wonder how you have eliminated the background... How you made it black? #1858924

Karen Talasco 9/20/2005 9:24:37 AM

This is a great shot, Stuart. I bet we see this one again. Winner! #1859464

Ola Laguna 9/20/2005 5:58:01 PM

I am not a fan of snakes, but this pictures might change my mind. It is beautiful ! #1861170

Martha C. Little 9/20/2005 7:48:28 PM

Fantastic shot of a scary subject. You,ve managed to make it gorgeous.Great shot #1861428

Mary Swift 9/21/2005 6:45:12 AM

Beautiful shot, Stuart! #1862747

Mary Swift 11/22/2005 2:35:35 PM

Oh my goodness, snakes frighten me, but this is BEAUTIFUL! Well done! #2107889

Sandra Wehrman 11/23/2005 4:24:52 AM

awesome shot, congratulations on your finalist! #2109872

Kirsi Bertolini 11/23/2005 5:31:38 AM

So well done Stuart! #2110290

Daniel G. Flocke 11/23/2005 5:42:14 AM

Stuart - Congratulations on being a Finalist, good luck in the next level!!! #2110378

Ronald Balthazor 11/23/2005 4:25:22 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Stuart. #2114548

Wendy Stevenson 11/24/2005 11:10:39 AM

GREAT to see this here Stuart - congratulations!! and best of luck in the next round!! #2117077

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 11/24/2005 1:04:37 PM

Amazing image and specimen #2117316

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 11/25/2005 2:15:49 AM

Wonderfully sharp with really good composition. #2118296

KHAWLA Haddad 11/26/2005 12:45:09 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your 1st Place win!!! #2122938

Laurence Saliba 11/26/2005 12:46:32 PM

A Big Congrats Stuart!!!!!!! #2122954

Kay E. Mahoney 11/26/2005 12:51:39 PM

Congratulations on this awesome photo Stuart. The color is beautiful. #2123008

Jill Flynn 11/26/2005 12:54:21 PM

Way to go Stuart! Congratulations on your win! This is a fantastic shot!!! #2123040

Robert Mann 11/26/2005 1:15:15 PM

Great to see this win first place, Stuart! Big congrats to you and the boa! #2123171

Wendy Stevenson 11/26/2005 1:25:34 PM

This image has done you well Stuart. BIG CONGRATS on your FIRST PLACE WIN!!! woohoo!!!! #2123206

Renee Doyle 11/26/2005 1:29:53 PM

Congatulations on your first place win!!! Wonderful capture Stuart!!

Claudia Kuhn 11/26/2005 2:10:53 PM

This one has done well for you Stuart, big congrats on your first place win! #2123471

Kristi A. Howson 11/26/2005 2:16:30 PM

An awesome photograph and it's great seeing it get 1rst Place here Stuart. Congratulations!!! #2123501

Kerby Pfrangle 11/26/2005 2:25:19 PM

Congratulations on your first place win.

Job well done.

Kerby #2123543

Claudine Grove 11/26/2005 3:00:38 PM

Congrats on your first place win! Great color #2123692

Mary Clarke 11/26/2005 4:31:06 PM

Many congratulations on this First Place winner Stuart. Wonderful image. #2123915

Sylvia Rossler 11/26/2005 5:15:53 PM

A real beauty and deserved winner ! Congats Stuart :o) #2124047

Kay Beausoleil 11/26/2005 5:37:28 PM

Oh my, what an eye-catching image! Congratulations on your first place win, Stuart! #2124100

Johnny Santoso 11/26/2005 6:16:20 PM

Many congratulations on this First Place winner.. Regards, #2124180

Linda M. Walker 11/26/2005 6:24:54 PM

Way to go,Stuart...a big congrats!! #2124201

Janine Russell 11/26/2005 8:11:41 PM

Stuart, awesome details, DOF and colors; congratulations on your first place win. #2124516

Sharon Day 11/26/2005 10:10:26 PM

Congratulations on your first place win, Stuart!!!

MARLON IGNACIO 11/27/2005 10:21:36 AM

I'm not at all surprised to see that this won First Place. Congratulations, Stuart! #2126675

Stuart Dahne 11/27/2005 10:28:59 AM

Thanks to the Judges for choosing this shot to be a winner. Most important, thanks to all of you for your kind words and support as I continue to learn on this journey that I am on! Peace & Blessings,
Stuart #2126698

Donna W. Neal 11/27/2005 12:58:36 PM


Beverly Belcamino 11/27/2005 4:01:03 PM

Stuart--this is just spectacular! Congratulations #2127751

Guy D. Biechele 11/27/2005 8:58:01 PM

Awesome shot!! Congratulations on your First Place win. #2129040

Brenda Tharp 11/28/2005 10:51:32 AM

Congratulations, Stuart. Love how that head nestles into the repeated folds of the snake's body. Great job. #2130935

Cathy M. Gromball 11/28/2005 5:40:39 PM

Congratulations on your First Place win, Stuart!

Cathy :) #2132190

SaMi Martin 11/29/2005 2:19:37 PM

Stuart this is just an amazing photo...everything about it is awesome. Congratulations on a well deserved First Place win! #2135421

Stefan G 11/29/2005 7:45:54 PM

Impressive image! Congratulations, Stuart! #2136176

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 12/1/2005 3:41:05 PM

Very beautiful snake and image, congratulations!!! #2143068

Gary H. Minish 12/1/2005 8:54:53 PM

Excellent capture, Stuart. Congratulations on your win! #2143789

Anna Diederich 12/1/2005 10:18:52 PM

Incredible capture! Congratulations on your win!

Anna #2143936

Tina Shaw 12/2/2005 5:03:41 PM

Congratulations Stuart on your win with this wonderful image! Way to go! #2147048

Lani T. Broadbent 12/3/2005 2:25:51 AM

Congrats Stuart on this breathtaking capture! Awesome! #2147774

Lori Carlson 12/22/2005 4:06:26 PM

Congrats on this "striking" photograph Stuart!! Great capture!!! :0) #2214678

Simon T. 1/19/2006 10:22:16 PM

It's not an Emerald Tree boa, it's a Green Tree Python. Nice picture though! #2308576

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Canon EOS 20D
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9/18/2005 3:04:16 PM
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Emerald Tree Boas (Corallus caninus) ~ this beautiful snake is one of the most dramatically colorful snakes in Class Serpentes. It has brilliant leaf green coloration with light to white markings along its whole body. These light/white markings against the green body closely emulates the patterns of sun splotches that penetrate the thick rain forest canopy. As this snake grows older the green slowly becomes darker. This pattern varies throughout the habitat and locale where individuals live.

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Uploaded on 9/19/2005 7:52:30 PM

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

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