Charlene Bayerle level-deluxe 10/25/2003 9:28:48 AM

Ohhhhhhhh, how scary!!! Great shot Rick but where was this snack that you got that close to it????? #69377

Kathleen Clemons 10/25/2003 9:42:53 AM

WoW! What an unusual combination of textures! Well done, Rickl! #244951

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe 10/25/2003 10:56:55 AM

Wow, this is a great catch!! Love it!!! #245004

Murry Grigsby 10/25/2003 11:08:12 AM

SUPER closeup, Rick!! I really like the contrast between the beautiful berries and the scales of the snake. Well done! #245016

Suzie Strasburg 10/25/2003 11:09:57 AM

Fantastic capture!Great shot!:~))) #245017

Colette M. Metcalf 10/25/2003 12:40:11 PM

What a great capture, Rick!! Wonderful image!! #245130

Nicola Clark 10/25/2003 1:59:56 PM

Well done Rick, 1/2 mile is too close for me. #245160

Kathleen F. Greer 10/25/2003 3:45:57 PM

Wonderful details on this Rick!! #245234

Susie Peek-Swint 10/25/2003 4:03:50 PM

Where do you find these shots Rick? I'd run a mile if I saw this, but am very glad you didn't as this is a wonderful shot! #245251

Susan T. Evans 10/25/2003 8:32:07 PM

EEEEWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW, I agree with everyone, great shot Rick #245369

Joy Brown 10/25/2003 9:00:16 PM

Absolutely awesome, Rick!!! #245381

Ronald Balthazor level-deluxe 10/26/2003 2:49:28 AM

Marvelous image, Rick. #245487

Rick Riddle level-deluxe 10/26/2003 3:25:40 AM

Thank you Charlene,Kathleen,Carolyn,Murry,Suzie,Colette,Nicola,Kathleen,Susan,Susan,Joy & Ronald.I appreciate it very much.This little snake was in the flower garden. #245501

Shirley L. Carpenter 10/26/2003 5:43:12 AM

Excellent capture Rick....... #245636

Rick Riddle 10/26/2003 9:48:42 AM

Thank you.Shirley. #245877

Evy Johansen level-deluxe 10/26/2003 9:15:37 PM

Awesome image, Rick! #246504

Susana Matos 10/28/2003 2:03:50 PM

I would never take a shot likt this, I would run as much I could!!!!!!!!!!
But your shot is so perfect and beautiful that I wonder how could you not shake your hands and camera....
Cheers from Portugal, where I hope will never see snakes in my garden, .... although they exist (of course...), Su #248587

Rick Riddle 10/29/2003 4:15:59 PM

Thank you,Evy & Susana. #249930

Susan T. Evans 11/17/2003 5:35:00 PM

Congrats Rick, very well deserved! #270682

Cathy Shotz 11/17/2003 5:37:40 PM

Rick...this is great. Congratulations on a very creative and sharp image. #270704

Murry Grigsby 11/17/2003 7:38:19 PM

Congrats and good luck, Rick!! #271064

Darren K. Fisher level-deluxe 11/17/2003 8:43:08 PM

I hate snakes but this is one awesome caputre. Congrats to you Rick. #271233

Evy Johansen level-deluxe 11/17/2003 8:55:03 PM

Many congratulations, Rick! #271278

Gary H. Minish level-deluxe 11/18/2003 1:18:42 AM

Exceptional close-up, Rick! Both the berries and snake look a little poisonous :-) Congratulations and good luck! #271625

Ronald Balthazor level-deluxe 11/18/2003 2:36:11 AM

Congratulations, Rick, and good luck! #271686

Kathleen Clemons 11/18/2003 3:20:05 AM

Congrats to you!! #271777

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe 11/18/2003 3:50:30 AM

Congrats, Rick!! #271864

Bob Cammarata 11/18/2003 5:55:32 AM

Great shot, Rick.
Good luck.
Bob #272321

Colette M. Metcalf 11/18/2003 7:56:34 AM

Congrats to you, Rick!!!!! #272698

Mary K. Robison 11/18/2003 11:17:12 AM

Congratulations on one of your consistently beautiful photos making it to finals, Rick. Good luck on next level. #273092

Suzie Strasburg 11/18/2003 11:18:34 AM

Wonderful wonderful photos!!!!Winner!!!Congrats!!!Suzie #273094

Charlene Bayerle level-deluxe 11/18/2003 12:35:20 PM


Murry Grigsby 11/18/2003 12:49:35 PM

Congrats on your win, Rick!! #273265

Kathleen F. Greer 11/18/2003 1:32:54 PM

Another congrats Rick!! Good Luck!! #273351

Mary K. Robison 11/18/2003 1:42:26 PM

Congratulations again, Rick ~ this time for your win! #273361

Rick Riddle 11/18/2003 2:54:51 PM

Thanks so much for the nice comments. #273439

Ron Goldman 11/18/2003 3:11:06 PM

Congratulations Rick! #273465

Jean Papo 11/18/2003 3:21:44 PM

Congratulations, Rick, great shot!!!!! #273478

Colette M. Metcalf 11/18/2003 6:48:38 PM

Congrats to you, Rick!! #273656

Bernard B. Travers 11/18/2003 8:14:03 PM

Great win, Rick. Congrats. #273771

Evy Johansen level-deluxe 11/18/2003 8:26:02 PM

Congratulations again, Rick! Well derserved winn! #273798

Rick Riddle 11/18/2003 8:34:45 PM

Thank you,Ron,Jean,Colette,Bernard,& Evy.Very much. #273811

Gary H. Minish level-deluxe 11/18/2003 8:53:45 PM

Congratulations, Rick! A very appropriate win :-) #273829

Rick Riddle level-deluxe 11/18/2003 8:55:09 PM

Thank You.Gary. #273830

Susan T. Evans level-deluxe 11/18/2003 8:58:17 PM

Congratulations Rick!!!! well deserved!!! it's an awesome shot!!! #273833

Theresa McCloskey level-deluxe 11/19/2003 3:40:55 AM

Congratulations :-) #273999

Damian P. Gadal 11/19/2003 7:47:24 AM

Congrats Rick! :-) #274349

Gene Spears 11/19/2003 4:57:24 PM

this HAD to be a winner! congratulations Rick!! #274768

Rick Riddle 11/19/2003 6:04:38 PM

Thank you,Susan,Theresa,Damian & Gene.I appreciate it very much. #274821

Warren Ishii 11/20/2003 10:46:06 PM

Awesome and excellent work Rick! #275953

Nicola Clark 11/21/2003 4:31:53 PM

Congratulations Rick. #276734

Rick Riddle 11/21/2003 5:05:07 PM

Thanks,Warren & Nicola Very much. #276763

Grayce Pedulla Dillon 12/5/2003 10:35:41 PM

What a stunning image of this beautiful creature! The diversity on our fragile, yet tenacious planet is amazing!
YOu did a really wonderful job of capturing this. The red berries add a lot too.
The dof is perfect and right where it should be...the eye.
Good job Rick!!!
Congrats :-) #290106

Rick Riddle 12/6/2003 1:41:42 AM

Thank you, Grayce very much for the comment. #290130

Rick Riddle 7/12/2016 1:48:07 PM

thank you. #11495128

Rick Riddle 7/13/2016 2:08:20 PM

think you all very much. #11495372

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Ground Snake

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