Tender, Loving, Care

© Tammy M. Anderson

Tender, Loving, Care

Tammy M. Anderson Student 9/27/2011 3:12:09 AM

Rattle Snake #1411077

Dominick M. Dimacale 9/27/2011 3:20:57 AM

Ohhh, lovely macro image on the Mushroom and what a snake!!!!

Dominick #9698895

Gord MacEachern 9/27/2011 3:22:34 AM

I have never seen a rattler in the wild, I bet it would give you a start.
Love the image of the mushrooms,quite a find, and hubby did a great job capturing the rattler. #9698901

Carolyn M. Fletcher 9/27/2011 3:42:35 AM

Great shrooms..not so great snakes! Yikes, I bet you had to change your underwear! LOL #9698942

Claudia Kuhn 9/27/2011 4:25:16 AM

Great forest find with the mushrooms... scary about the rattler! #9699121

R. J. Laudenbacher 9/27/2011 4:34:45 AM

Wonderful details on the mushrooms, Tammy. OMG...with the snake. If you didn't have to change your unders like Carolyn says...it is amazing. Gives me the willies just thinking about it! #9699161

Joy Rector 9/27/2011 4:45:21 AM

beautiful shot #9699201

Tammy M. Anderson 9/27/2011 4:51:25 AM

Thanks Dominick, Gord, Carolyn, Claudia, Becky and Joy. LOL @ Carolyn. I must say it did have me shaken in my shoes. Don't like to think about the what ifs with this close call. We were quite aways up in the woods with no phone. #9699229

Gina Cormier 9/27/2011 4:57:33 AM

I shot some of these this past weekend. Excellent detail and image Tammy! #9699251

Bobby Ray Goodman 9/27/2011 5:17:37 AM

Hi Tammy,I can say for a fact that is something we don't see in the desert.Beautiful capture my friend!!!! #9699285

Douglas Perry 9/27/2011 5:21:22 AM

One thing about this snake he will usually let you know you are too close and he is unhappy about it. #9699293

Lynn M. Whitt 9/27/2011 6:43:01 AM

beautiful capture, scary snake.... #9699660

frank w. degenhardt 9/27/2011 6:46:20 AM

That is tender loving care. I love the way the one is snuggled against the bigger one and the way the hood of the bigger one forms like a protective umbrella over the little one. Fantastic find, photographed with outstanding colors and textures.
Have a wonderful day my friend. #9699678

Sabrina Ryan 9/27/2011 6:48:00 AM

Wonderful 'Shroom shot, Tammy! Yowsa to the Snake! How Scary!! #9699687

Monnie Ryan 9/27/2011 7:36:19 AM

Yikes! I like snakes, but I sure wouldn't want to run across a guy like this in the wild! Love the 'shroom capture, though! #9699916

Renata Gusciora 9/27/2011 7:36:37 AM

Fantastic find and capture,Tammy!Great pov,details,clarity and composition!Awesome shot of rattle snake too!I was hiking in the mountains yesterday and picked up lots of mushrooms that will cook for dinner today:-) #9699920

Bojan Bencic 9/27/2011 8:31:43 AM

Fantastic capture, Tammy. Long lens are always a good idea. :o) #9700157

Alan L. Borror 9/27/2011 9:01:50 AM

Great mushroom capture, Tammy! The snake doesn't look to charming. #9700321

Ujjwal Mukherjee 9/27/2011 9:13:11 AM

Oh! that was close!!
But you got the mushroom shot wonderfully well with excellent details here,Tammy!! #9700343

Tiia Vissak 9/27/2011 10:22:31 AM

great tones, details & dof! #9700430

Stephen Zacker 9/27/2011 10:37:58 AM

Like that perspective. Glad your encounter turned out ok. #9700466

Susan Weisensel 9/27/2011 10:48:00 AM

Way to find the sweetness in mushrooms, and yikes on the snake, it would have scared the you know what out of me too. #9700500

Mike Clime 9/27/2011 10:50:39 AM

Cool capture and like how the little one is sheltered, Tammy! I would still be running if I was that close to the snake. #9700504

Patrick Rouzes 9/27/2011 12:17:50 PM

Fantastic tones, textures, clarity, focus & comp on the shroom, Tammy!
Great shot from hubby too! Hope you did not get tooo frightened by the snake! #9700647

Patrick Rouzes 9/27/2011 12:17:51 PM

Fantastic tones, textures, clarity, focus & comp on the shroom, Tammy!
Great shot from hubby too! Hope you did not get tooo frightened by the snake! #9700648

Marijana Fajgl 9/27/2011 1:26:43 PM

Fantastic capture, Tammy, wonderful composition.
No lenses are long enough to me to capture a snake. I am terrified of them. #9700794

John Connolly 9/27/2011 1:46:42 PM

What a wonderful mushroom image this is Tammy! I think it was good of the rattler to let you know you were invading his space! #9700840

Anita N. Hogue 9/27/2011 2:03:00 PM

So tender and beautiful, Tammy! I love all your mushroom shots! #9700888

Renee Doyle 9/27/2011 2:46:39 PM

I would of just about died!!!!!!! No way would I have been able to stick around - even with a long lens - lol!! Cool captures both of them though Tammy!! #9700983

Tammy M. Anderson 9/27/2011 4:22:54 PM

Thanks so much Guys. #9701191

Tammy Espino 9/27/2011 5:05:01 PM

Super captures!! I would of ran!! I know widows and scorpions,rattlers, and all kinds of creepy critters are in the desert, but thank goodness I never have seen any and really hope I never do!! I don't like to think about them..lol #9701297

Heather Loewenhardt 9/27/2011 7:47:28 PM

And you lived to tell the tale. I like the size differential in the subject. It looks like a youngster leading on a parent. The background texture frames the light tones of the focal point beautifully. #9701603

Terry Cervi 9/27/2011 7:48:55 PM

Whoa! That was a close one, Tammy! Good thing you saw it in time. Nice shot of the mushrooms and your hubby got a good one of that rattler! #9701606

Tammy M. Anderson 9/28/2011 3:05:34 AM

Thanks Tammy, Heather and Terry. #9702213

Randy D. Dinkins 9/28/2011 3:19:51 AM

Quite the find, great shot! Lot of shrooms this past weekend here as well; fun crawling on the ground (and not finding the other critters !! :-). #9702236

Patricia A. Coblentz 9/28/2011 5:51:53 PM

Perfect title, Tammy...and great capture!
Wow...that snake is SCARY and huge!!! We also live in the woods and they are around (rattlers), but so far I have only seen a copperhead...yikes...I wouldn't even garden until my husband went though the weeds with a long stick each time...and that was after 2 years!! :) #9703880

Tammy M. Anderson 9/28/2011 6:01:47 PM

Thanks Randy and Patti. #9703911

Thomas E. Hinds 9/28/2011 6:08:28 PM

Wonderful image of those beautiful mushrooms, Tammy, and also the one by your hubby of that rattler! Very neat the both images! #9703930

Ellen Hodges 9/29/2011 3:56:36 AM

Very cute capture of the mushrooms. Tammy!! The snake is another story. Sooooo glad that you heard it and got out of the way!!!! #9704636

Tammy M. Anderson 9/29/2011 4:22:37 AM

Thanks Tom and Ellen. #9704681

Amy M. Wilson 10/18/2011 5:00:45 PM

Huge congratulations on your AMAZING Finalist, Tammy!!! (yikes... what a scary encounter!) #9743677

Reynaldo D. Reyes 10/18/2011 5:05:39 PM

Wonderful finalist, Congratulations Tammy! #9743707

Thomas E. Hinds 10/18/2011 5:07:28 PM

Congratulations, Tammy, on this wonderful Finalist! WTG! #9743728

Tammy Espino 10/18/2011 5:09:53 PM

Congrats on your wonderful finalist :) #9743752

Patricia A. Coblentz 10/18/2011 5:43:11 PM

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Tammy! #9744073

Boyd L. Alexander 10/18/2011 5:49:36 PM

Congratulations on this awesome and beautiful finalist Tammy!! #9744135

Terry Cervi 10/18/2011 6:01:49 PM

Congrats on your wonderful finalist, Tammy! #9744244

Avril Mrs Young 10/18/2011 6:11:49 PM

oh my goodness, I would still be running...wow!!! congrats on this fantastic finalist, you deserve to win!! #9744322

Tammy M. Anderson 10/18/2011 6:25:14 PM

Thanks so much Everyone. #9744441

Bobby Ray Goodman 10/18/2011 6:51:48 PM

Hi Tammy,A big congratulations on this beautiful finalist!!! #9744601

Carol L. Fowler 10/18/2011 9:16:00 PM

Congrats! (Same thing happened to me with a rattler on a hike- ) #9745263

Susan Weisensel 10/18/2011 10:07:42 PM

Congrats Tammy. #9745409

Stefania Barbier 10/18/2011 10:55:11 PM

gorgeous finalist, congratulations!!! #9745526

Heather Loewenhardt 10/18/2011 11:00:10 PM

Congrats on this image becoming a finalist Tammy. I loved it the first time I saw it. Good luck in the next round. #9745546

Ujjwal Mukherjee 10/19/2011 12:06:36 AM

Congratulations,Tammy on this excellent finalist!! #9745780

Tiia Vissak 10/19/2011 12:58:29 AM

Congratulations! #9745878

Lynn M. Whitt 10/19/2011 2:36:25 AM

Congratulations on your finalist... #9745946

Tammy M. Anderson 10/19/2011 3:47:06 AM

Thanks Guys. #9746059

Julie Burnett 10/19/2011 3:50:57 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Tammy, I would have freaked out!! #9746073

Ellen Hodges 10/19/2011 4:33:02 AM

Huge congrats on a awesome finalist, Tammy!! Very best luck!! #9746160

Val Feldman 10/19/2011 5:09:28 AM

A big congratulations, Tammy, on an excellent Finalist! Wishing you all the best in the upcoming round! #9746276

Monnie Ryan 10/19/2011 6:04:30 AM

Congratulations on your Finalist award, Tammy! #9746424

Renata Gusciora 10/19/2011 6:16:53 AM

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist,Tammy!!!:-) #9746495

Jack Ryan 10/19/2011 6:56:02 AM

Very deserving...congratulations. #9746730

Tammy M. Anderson 10/19/2011 7:28:20 AM

Thanks Everyone. #9746930

Patrick Rouzes 10/19/2011 9:00:45 AM

Congratulations & good luck, my friend, Tammy! #9747212

Marijana Fajgl 10/19/2011 12:13:52 PM

Big congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Tammy! #9748030

Tammy M. Anderson 10/19/2011 5:39:18 PM

Thanks Patrick and Marijana. #9748999

Tamara K. Walker 10/19/2011 9:13:00 PM

Wonderful find, what you went through makes it all the more deserving. Congratulations. #9749384

Freddy Bland 10/20/2011 8:05:25 AM

Outstanding capture and "finds", Tammy!!! So glad you and the snake didn't make contact!! Many congratulations on your beautiful Finalist!! #9750228

Tammy M. Anderson 10/21/2011 1:59:43 PM

Thanks Tamara and Freddy. #9752865

Renee Doyle 10/21/2011 5:25:54 PM

Congratulations Tammy!! WTG! #9753284

Bojan Bencic 10/22/2011 1:52:44 PM

Congratulations on this amazing finalist, Tammy! #9754759

Tammy M. Anderson 10/22/2011 4:49:26 PM

Thanks Renee and Bojan. #9755161

Merna L. Nobile 10/31/2011 3:18:17 PM

May your heart catch the joy of the moment and soar!
I am so happy for you!

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