Umm, look.....

© Tess L. Yee

Umm, look.....

Uploaded: January 31, 2010


...this IS my best side. Now take the shot and shovel off. This is the first warm day we've had in weeks, the sun is out, and I've got a chill in my bones that will take days to be rid of.

In other words, I'm done with posing, and I just want to get back to basking.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 10/4000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 320, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D700


Anita Hogue January 31, 2010

Good morning Tess! A wonderful capture with fabulous colors and clarity! #1233133

Val Feldman level-deluxe January 31, 2010

Excellent, excellent...awfully nice of him to take some time out of his busy day to pose so beautifully for you! Wonderful capture - extreme clarity, details and color! Good to have you back! #8343761

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe January 31, 2010

Outstanding details, colors and composition, Tess. Beautiful capture. #8343764

Amy M. Wilson January 31, 2010

Wonderful capture, Tess.... love the comp, details and clarity!! #8343779

Gord MacEachern January 31, 2010

Glad to see the post Tess,
Fantastic image, the color and detail are superb!
Kind of looks like a teacher I had in public school lol.. #8343827

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic January 31, 2010

Great details light and title, Tess. Hope to see this one again!

UB. #8343844

Carol Eade level-addict January 31, 2010

Hi Tess, terrific image...glad to see you back! #8343856

Linda M. Walker January 31, 2010

Fantastic details,Tess...excellent work #8343926

Michele Wetzel January 31, 2010


Awesome capture! Excellent details, lighting, and composition!

Shelly #8343982

Hayden Cannon January 31, 2010

Great photo Tess I like the story with it also made me smile very nice colors, lighting, comp and details fantastic shot! #8344165

Bonnie C. Lackey level-classic January 31, 2010

Love the tones, detail and colors, Tess. This is wonderful! #8344200

Monnie Ryan January 31, 2010

Outstanding capture, Tess -- nice to see you again! #8344204

Jack Ryan January 31, 2010

Excellent detail in this well composed image. Great work! #8344239

Bojan Bencic level-classic January 31, 2010

Amazing details and colors, Tess. Great macro. #8344314

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict January 31, 2010

Great animal image here, Tess.

Dominick #8344315

Hal Bambrick January 31, 2010

WOW!,Excellent Work Tess!!!!!. #8344538

Mike Clime January 31, 2010

Wow, excellent capture and details! #8345053

Patrick Rouzes level-classic January 31, 2010

Exceptional detail, textures, clarity, dof, pose & wonderful lighting here, Tess! I expect to see this again , my friend! Good Luck! #8345473

Freddy Bland January 31, 2010

Outstanding detail and color, Tess!! I never knew how beautiful a lizard could be! He's a beauty! #8345632

Tess L. Yee February 01, 2010

Super huge thanks for all of the fabulous comments, and the warm 'welcome back'!!

I'll not be posting as often as before (maybe one or two images per week), and I might miss a few (thousand) great images from you guys, but I'll do my best with the time I have! #8346253

Ujjwal Mukherjee February 01, 2010

Superb details,clarity,colours and composition,Tess! Wonderful capture!!! #8346575

Patricia Seidler February 01, 2010

Fantastic details,color and dof Tess. #8346606

Ken Smith level-classic February 01, 2010

Love the details in this, Tess. Glad it's warmer where you are..send some my way! :-) #8346614

Linda D. Lester level-classic February 01, 2010

Excellent macro....I want some of the warmer weather too! :) #8346948

Kathy Cline February 01, 2010

I hope it wins an award! Have a blessed day! #8347099

Ellen Hodges February 01, 2010

Gorgeous details in this awesome capture, Tess!! #8347333

Melissa Olsen February 01, 2010

I sort have been missing in action lately and while I was away you have posted some of the most fantastic images and this is no exception. Remarkable clarity and color. Hope to see it again. #8347497

Tess L. Yee February 01, 2010

Thanks to each of you for all of the wonderful comments!

The warmth of last weekend (~50 degrees) vanished, and we were left with a wretched chill. It was ~25 degrees out when I took 'Faux-tography.'

Brrrr. #8347550

Renata Gusciora February 01, 2010

Wow!Outstanding macro with awesome details and focus,Tess!Superb image! #8347982

Ann Myers February 01, 2010

Wonderful capture, awesome macro work, Tess!! #8348161

Mark Dodge February 01, 2010

Staggering clarity, Tess! Your macro work is always spot on. Wonderful work :o) #8348233

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic February 01, 2010

LOL :) I love your narratives to your outstanding work. They really tickle me! LOL Your macro work is amazing with the clarity and details that you capture. Wonderful job! #8348508

Kathleen Brennan February 01, 2010

Fabulous detail in this great macro capture! #8348690

Alan L. Borror February 02, 2010

This is wonderful, Tess! Great light and detail. Welcome back! #8349161

John Benway February 02, 2010

Excellent comp, color and detail Tess. Beautifully done.
John #8349465

Tess L. Yee February 02, 2010

Thanks for each of these wonderful comments (and for the kind 'welcome back')!

As I've remarked before, I love to write the captions, as it appeals to that 'other' creative passion of mine! #8350499

Glenn E. Traver February 02, 2010

Beautiful Tess~ GT #8351429

Gail Vitikacs level-classic February 03, 2010

Excellent image! Wonderful details! #8352404

Jean-Pierre Ducondi February 03, 2010

Wow - this is gorgeous.
JP #8352683

Graham Robards February 03, 2010

Hi there Tess, welcome back, I missed you!

I'm flat chat too doing other things at present. Loved this great image
and of course always love your titles and captions.

~Pat #8352972

Ray Clarke February 03, 2010

Great colours, detail and composition Tess. #8352986

Cathy Barrows February 03, 2010

fantastic...the details are awesome #8353031

Hendrik Storme February 03, 2010

Wonderful close up! #8353045

Susan M. Campbell February 03, 2010

Fabulous close up Tess. Your exposure is great! #8353115

Kaye Burazin February 03, 2010

Phenomenal clarity Tess. Love it. #8353507

Claudia Kuhn level-classic February 03, 2010

Beautiful details and clarity Tess! #8353933

Courtenay Vanderbilt February 03, 2010

Fabulous details, Tess! A stellar image! #8354418

Ann Coates level-classic February 03, 2010

Fantastic capture here Tess. #8354592

Sheila D. Robertson February 03, 2010

Beautiful composition and detail, Tess. Love the commentary too:-) #8354656

Susie Peek-Swint February 04, 2010

Terrific capture Tess .. detail and colours are perfect and I love the caption :) #8355159

Karen Celella February 04, 2010

Wonderful details Tess! #8355713

Marty Straub February 04, 2010

So well done, Tess. I believe you DO communicate with your subjects. Your sensativity shines in your photos. Extraordinary detail. #8356261

Marilyn Cornwell February 05, 2010

That eye is on you for sure! Wonderful indeed! #8358294

Boyd L. Alexander February 05, 2010

Beautifully composed Tess, excellent macro with perfect light balance and color saturation. Well done indeed.(Love the #8358333

Tess L. Yee February 05, 2010

Whew...thanks! I really appreciate every one of these wonderful comments! #8358577

Mariann Kovats level-classic February 05, 2010

Wonderful capture, Tess! Beautiful colors and details! #8358599

Karen Bacon February 05, 2010

Outstanding composition Tess! #8358711

Claudia Kuhn level-classic February 05, 2010

Beautiful details and capture!! #8359238

David Phalen February 05, 2010

WOWZA!! Awesome light, colors, details and DOF!! #8359472

Sam Britt February 05, 2010

Terrific detail, pose & composition, Tess. Cute reptile! #8359941

Barbara Waldoch February 06, 2010

Wonderful shot, Tess! #8360201

Michael Lynch February 06, 2010

Beauty of a wildlife comp. Detail and DOF right on the money. Bravo ! #8360230

Dick W. Wyatt February 06, 2010

While sitting out Thursday I noticed one watching me, it was still moving slow.

Nice capture. #8360234

Troy Gallagher February 06, 2010

Wow, Tess, Fantastic Macro with excellent colors, detail and composition.

Troy #8360256

Douglas Pignet February 07, 2010

This is a beautiful capture and great clarity and colors, well seen and captured. #8362473

Patti Coblentz February 07, 2010

Outstanding macro work, Tess...the details and composition are terrific! Welcome back...and nice to meet you! Thanks for your generous comments on my images, too :)

Patti #8363484

Heidi Knight February 08, 2010

The details and comp are wonderful! #8366537

Lana Arcemont February 08, 2010

Great detail and color, Tess!
Terrific capture! #8367277

Yulianto Soeroso February 09, 2010

wow color and detail so nice #8367669

Tess L. Yee February 09, 2010

Thank you thank you thank you! I'm most appreciative of all of these super kind comments! #8367979

Richard B. Hallick February 19, 2010

Congratulations on the finalist award. Richly deserved! #8394227

Amy M. Wilson February 19, 2010

Big congratulations on your fantastic Finalist, Tess!!! #8394254

Bojan Bencic level-classic February 19, 2010

Congratulations on your finalist, Tess! #8394322

Val Feldman level-deluxe February 19, 2010

Congrats, Tess, on this fantastic Finalist!! #8394410

Courtenay Vanderbilt February 19, 2010

Congratulations on your marvelous Finalist, Tess! #8394591

Tiia Vissak February 19, 2010

Congratulations! #8394812

Jack Ryan February 19, 2010

Very deserving finalist...congratulations. #8394903

Ann Myers February 19, 2010

Wonderful, finalist,Good luck next round, Tess!!! #8394941

Douglas Pignet February 19, 2010

Congratulations on being a finalist, very well deserved #8394970

Kathleen Brennan February 19, 2010

Congratulations, Tess! #8395240

Robert R. Goodman February 19, 2010

A big congratulation,Tess! #8395326

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe February 19, 2010

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Tess. #8396231

Freddy Bland February 19, 2010

Well-deserved finalist, Tess!! I think we'll see this one again!! #8396350

Ann Coates level-classic February 19, 2010

Huge congratulations on your outstanding finalist Tess. #8396423

Brett Dolsen February 19, 2010

Wonderfull Tess!!Congratulations! #8396612

Rona L. Schwarz February 19, 2010

Fantastic macro capture, Tess! Wonderful detail and clarity. Congratulations on your Finalist! #8397387

Glenn E. Traver February 19, 2010

Congratulations Tess on this Beautiful Finalist ~ GT #8397439

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe February 19, 2010

Congrats on your finalist Tess! #8397450

Melissa G. Meiselman February 19, 2010

Outstanding finalist...Congratulations, Tess!!! #8397694

Patti Coblentz February 19, 2010

Congratulations on your finalist, Tess!!

Patti #8397776

Tamara K. Walker level-classic February 19, 2010

Congratulations! #8398216

Fran J. Jagger February 19, 2010

Congrats on your Finalist, Tess!! Great capture on this cute critter! :) #8398452

Phyllis H. Burchett February 19, 2010

Great closeup, love your caption too! Congrats on your finalist! ☺ #8398483

Maria Coulson February 19, 2010

Wonderful image TEss, congratulations!! #8398496

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic February 19, 2010

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Tess. Hope it sees the gold #8398522

Anne M. Young level-addict February 19, 2010

Congratulations a beautiful finalist - love the detail #8398694

Bonnie C. Lackey level-classic February 19, 2010

This is such a wonderful catch. Sure hope it is a winner! #8398843

Sam Britt February 19, 2010

Congratulations, Tess! #8398852

Jean-Pierre Ducondi February 19, 2010

Congratulations on your well deserved finalist.
JP #8399359

Stefania Barbier level-addict February 19, 2010

congratulations on your gorgeous finalist!!!!! #8399529

Carol Eade level-addict February 20, 2010

Congratulations on your terrific finalist, Tess! #8400154

Debra R. Harder February 20, 2010

Love the clarity, details and composition, Tess! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist!! Deb #8400915

Ken Smith level-classic February 20, 2010

Way to go, Tess!! #8401395

Margaret R. Barry February 20, 2010

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Tess! #8402059

Hayden Cannon February 20, 2010

Huge congratulations Tess on this wonderful and well deserved finalist! #8402584

Maria A. Gonzalez February 21, 2010

Congratulations,Tess..on your finalist..Beautiful capture of this Anole with awesome colors and fine detail...Beautiful portrait. #8403368

Erica Murphy level-deluxe February 21, 2010

Beautiful finalist Tess!! Congratulations! #8403762

Lester A. Garcia February 21, 2010

This is a beautiful finalist, Tess #8404489

Linda M. Walker February 21, 2010

A big congrats! #8404492

Cindy Harrison February 21, 2010

Awesome finalist!! congrats #8404802

Eivor Kuchta February 21, 2010

Congratulations on your finalist! #8404992

Anita Hogue February 22, 2010

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Tess! #8406056

Tess L. Yee February 22, 2010

Wow, everyone...sincere thanks for all of the supportive and wonderful comments! #8406785

ALLEN O. HOWARD February 23, 2010

An excellent image with great details. Congratulations Tess. #8410338

Summer A. Kozisek February 23, 2010

Great capture Tess, fantastic details! Congrats on your finalist! #8411348

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic February 25, 2010

Wonderful animal portrait, Tess. Congratz on the Finalist Award!

UB. #8413972

Teresa Moore February 25, 2010

Congratulations! A wonderful photo. #8416801

Graeme yew Chow March 01, 2010

Congratulations Tess. Thanks for your nice comment too. Your galllery is fastastic. #8425484

Tess L. Yee March 26, 2010

Thank you for the wonderful comments Allen, Summer, Usman, Teresa, and Graeme! Very much appreciated. #8482036

Graham Robards March 27, 2010

Sorry I am so late in reading the mail Tess, congratulations on your Finalist. ~Pat #8486805

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