Portrait of a Rattle Snake

© Donald K. Cherry

Portrait of a Rattle Snake

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe 10/29/2006 5:58:31 AM

Very nice! I love snake shots! #547894

Carol Sawyer 10/29/2006 6:03:48 AM

Great work and capture, Don!! #3517724

Melissa G. Meiselman 10/29/2006 6:46:28 AM

Wonderful textures and lighting with fantastic details, Donald!!! #3517938

Pamela Shane 10/29/2006 3:54:30 PM

Superb details, colors, & overall composition Don - hope we see this again this time around!! :) #3519920

Barbara Waldoch 10/29/2006 4:14:07 PM

Beautiful snake portrait, Donald! #3519977

Janine Russell level-deluxe 10/29/2006 6:51:35 PM

Donald, excellent tones, detail, textures and lighting; good luck this time around. #3520589

Richard D. Cox level-deluxe 10/30/2006 1:28:01 AM

I missed your original, but I like this one.... from a distance. #3521271

ADILSON F. FERREIRA level-deluxe 10/30/2006 2:52:39 AM

Terrific image Donald!!!
Wonderful textures and details!!! #3521503

Walter Graziano 10/30/2006 4:21:30 AM

Nice shot Donald!
(having a phobia of snakes,the photo is intimedating!) #3521940

Kay E. Mahoney level-deluxe 10/30/2006 5:28:31 AM

Nice capture. Love the details. #3522336

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 10/30/2006 3:54:12 PM

Excellent close up Donald!

Susie Peek-Swint level-deluxe 11/23/2006 1:09:10 PM

Awesome capture Don ~ many congrats!! #3619753

Murry Grigsby 11/23/2006 1:23:01 PM

Congrats on your "striking" image and finalist Don--good luck in the next round :0) #3619805

Bill Wyatt 11/23/2006 1:44:43 PM

Congratulations Donald!! #3619920

Paul E. Earl 11/23/2006 2:24:06 PM

Congratulations on this superb finalist. Good luck in the next round! #3620177

Carla Metzler 11/23/2006 3:06:04 PM

Congratulations, Don! #3620579

Revonda L. Gentry 11/23/2006 3:06:34 PM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist!! #3620583

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 11/23/2006 3:12:32 PM

Congratulations on your awesome finialist! Good luck in the next round! #3620652

Colette M. Metcalf level-deluxe 11/23/2006 3:24:26 PM

Congratulations to you Don!! #3620802

Nadya Johnson level-deluxe 11/23/2006 4:32:28 PM

Way to go, Don! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist and best of luck in the next round! #3621368

Graeme yew Chow level-deluxe 11/23/2006 5:23:47 PM

Congratulation on this wonderful finalists, Donald. #3621659

Kay E. Mahoney level-deluxe 11/23/2006 5:59:37 PM

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3621856

Su Sana E. P level-deluxe 11/23/2006 7:56:49 PM

Congratulations, Donald!! #3622924

Barbara Waldoch 11/23/2006 10:33:55 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Donald! #3623346

Laurence Saliba level-deluxe 11/24/2006 3:20:19 AM

Big congratulations on this lovely finalist Donald!!! #3623928

Jenny Bosmans 11/24/2006 3:35:05 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Don! :) #3623978

Paul G Slate 11/24/2006 3:51:27 AM

Congratulations on your finalist! nice work Don! #3624028

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 11/24/2006 6:30:49 AM

Congrats Donald on your Finalist! Jeff #3624735

Marsha S. Smith 11/24/2006 9:41:48 AM

Congrats, Don. That is one creepy image, but so well done! #3625465

Janine Russell level-deluxe 11/24/2006 10:03:54 AM

Donald, congratulations on your finalist. #3625661

Judyann Plante 11/24/2006 11:51:24 AM

Congratulations, Don!

Judyann ><> #3626227

Carol Sawyer 11/24/2006 1:38:42 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist,Don!! #3626529

Donna W. Neal 11/24/2006 3:23:48 PM

I sure wouldn't want to be that close to a rattle snake even through glass.
Congratulations Donald on a well deserved finalist! #3626912

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 11/24/2006 6:14:07 PM

Congratulations on your great finalist win!!! Amazing image Donald!! #3627519

Pat Gamwell 11/24/2006 11:26:17 PM

WooHoo! WTG, my friend! BIG CONGRATS! #3628047

Marijana Fajgl level-deluxe 11/25/2006 12:24:24 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist! #3628151

ronda chatelle level-deluxe 11/25/2006 8:12:01 PM

WOW!!! Donald this is a MAGNIFICENT image! You are very brave! Congratulations on your finalist recognition. #3631283

Paula Dwyer 11/26/2006 10:26:36 AM

Congratulations Donald!!! :) #3633426

Jill Odice level-deluxe 11/26/2006 11:31:57 AM

This is cool Don! Congrats! #3633650

Cheryl E. Molennor 11/27/2006 8:11:49 AM

Congratulations Don! #3637833

Jenny D 11/27/2006 3:29:17 PM

Congratulations!! This is awesome! #3639638

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 11/27/2006 6:54:41 PM

Congratulations on this terrific finalist Donald!

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Congratulations to all the Spetember winners, terrific work!

I did a little more work on this one and I guess like all works in progress, I'll keep at it until I get it right. Made adjustments to color, contrast, brightness, highlights, cloned out a distracting portion to the right of the snake's head and added a border and name.

Still busy today, but will return to commenting tomorrow.

catagory: Animals

Uploaded on 10/29/2006 5:43:59 AM

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Camera: Nikon D70 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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