Common Grey Tree Frog in Flowers

© Leslie Sworsky

Common Grey Tree Frog in Flowers

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic June 01, 2006

Great photo! #456530

Leslie Sworsky June 01, 2006

Thanks, Nadine! He is back by the pool now and we see him here and there. Hopefully the leg is healing and he can live on! #2841168

Jagadeesh Andrew Owens June 01, 2006

Absolutely great shot! for some inexplicable reason, I'm terrified of frogs, but I hope he's healed up now. #2841185

Nancy L. Green level-classic June 01, 2006

Wonderful shot Leslie!! Poor little guy, hope he makes it. #2841295

Brinn MacDougall June 01, 2006

Great capture and story line, Leslie..Sipho you crack me up..lol #2841325

Leslie Sworsky June 01, 2006

Might be something in your childhood, Sipho... :-)

Thanks for the nice comments, everyone. It's fun when one shot in fifty turns out, right?!

I almost felt guilty making him pose for me, but it turned out so well, my guilt is ebbing! #2841356

Jagadeesh Andrew Owens June 01, 2006

Well, it shouldn't be. You should be eaten alive with guilt by posing that poor, injured, hideous creature.... LOL #2841382

Mary Swift June 01, 2006

Great shot, Leslie; fantastic color and detail! #2841398

Dot K. June 01, 2006

Excellent capture! #2842718

Leslie Sworsky June 02, 2006

Thanks, Mary and Dot! Sipho...you crack me up too :D Oh, the guilt... #2844800

Peter Hoetmer June 05, 2006

And you said it was hard to capture frogs... amazing shot. Compliments! #2855422

Alan L. Borror June 05, 2006

What a great find, capture and release!!! Very nicely done! #2855474

Glenn E. Traver June 05, 2006

Leslie, Great Idea ,and a wonderful composition ~ GT #2855769

Leslie Sworsky June 05, 2006

Thank you so much, Peter, Alan, and Glenn. I appreciate the comments! #2856484

Graeme yew Chow June 10, 2006

Great find and you did the shot well, Leslie. Thanks for your wonderful comment on my image. Nice to meet you!Leslie. #2879210

Debbie E. Payne October 06, 2006

Leslie - I love the frog; especially the colors that surround him - a very lovely and soft feel about the whole image.
And isnt' that what photography is all about...capturing the moment and taking full advantage of it? Those special moments don't happen all that often but when they do and your camera happens to be there, so much the better. #3417527

Leslie Sworsky October 07, 2006

You are so right, Debbie! I have learned to try and keep a camera handy just about all the time...you just never know. Thanks for the nice comments on the frog photo. It was fun to try and capture him and a nice surprise when one turned out! Have a great weekend! #3418494

Sam Britt October 07, 2006

Great shot. Nice pose. I understand a little guilt over taking advantage of this injured frog. Let's just hope he gets better. If not, at least you got a wonderful photo of him.
Sam #3418780

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Description

1/20 s at f/6.3, Manual, 200 ISO, 72 mm. My husband found this little tree frog by the pool and he has an injured leg. He couldn't jump away! I put him in some wild flowers and I grabbed my camera and tripod. I love his front feet around the stem! Cropped in PSE4.

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Uploaded on June 01, 2006


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