Tight Lipped

© Brian D. Watters

Tight Lipped

Uploaded: August 29, 2005


Laying on my stomach in the wet muddy leaves at the edge of a bog, I waited patiently for this little fellow to surface with my arms outstretched. Surface t did, but not in front of the lens, so I began to move my arms to the direction from where it now looks on, and when I thought everything was just right, the frog dove again. We played this game for about five minutes, then finally, I think I figured out it's pattern, as my little green playmate came up right in front of the lens. Without an active display on the back of the camera, I had no idea the the frog was in focus, but the cameras beep told me something was. This is the end result of my lay in the mud. :)


Kay E. Mahoney level-classic August 29, 2005

FANTASTIC. What a close up shot Brian. Nice shot of this frog. #302563

Keri M. Dietrich August 29, 2005

I love it. Well worth the wait. #1782672

Tiffani S. LaNeave August 29, 2005

Incredible image Brian!!! Looks like it all worked out for you in the end!!! Love this one! #1782778

Triptych Taylor level-classic August 30, 2005

GREAT SHOT, lots of detail in the face #1785534

Evy Johansen level-classic September 23, 2005

Many congratulations on your wonderful and well deserved finalist, Brian! #1873068

Nicole Kessel September 24, 2005

Awesome shot, Brian! Thank you for sharing your experience getting it! It brought a smile to my face! #1875805

Sandy Landon September 24, 2005

Congrats on the cute frog!!! #1875987

Lorri Shane September 24, 2005

Brian--such a beautiful nature image. Hope you didn't get too wet! Congrats on Finalist!! #1877563

Donna L. Cuic September 24, 2005

Brian this is awesome...I believe I saw it win on another site also...I love it, frogs are my favorite. I guess all your patience paid off...good luck in the next round. #1879102

Amber N. Eddings September 25, 2005

LOL very cute photo, he almost looks like he has gold on his face!! Congrats on your finalist! Good luck next round! #1881312

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