Eye Am Watching You

© Mary-Ella Bowles

Eye Am Watching You

Mary-Ella Bowles level-deluxe June 13, 2003

Ooops - I meant to give the particulars in my heading. Nikon Coolpix 4500, macro mode. Natural light (taken outdoors), with a piece of colored paper slipped behind the branch to simplify the background. #39863

Brinn MacDougall May 26, 2019

I have a good way of looking at this snail.....Dinner! lol..no really a nice capture! #116434

Murry Grigsby May 26, 2019

Success--nice image, Mary-Ella. #116519

Cheryl Meisel May 26, 2019

Very nice! Love bugdom shots! Cheryl #116550

Claudia Kuhn level-classic May 26, 2019

You certainly make this guy more appealing in your shot, than what I generally think of snails! Good job! He stands out well! #116562

Mary-Ella Bowles level-deluxe May 26, 2019

Thanks Brinn and Murry, thank you Cheryl and Claudia! I used to be snail friendly, and felt bad that everyone else here in California seemed to think that the only good snail was a dead snail. Poor things.

THEN I started gardening... :-( #116572

Jean Papo May 26, 2019

You did it! Very nice!!! I love the idea of the paper to simplify the background. Gotta try that! Thanks for your photo! #116762

William C. Raco level-addict May 26, 2019

Believe it or not, I tried photographing a snail yesterday.
Nothing nearly as artistic as this, though.
Very very well done.

bill #116786

Evy Johansen level-classic May 26, 2019

This is a great shot, Mary-Ella! #116903

Kathleen Clemons July 07, 2003

Congrats again, Mary-Ella! #135048

Murry Grigsby July 07, 2003

Congrats, Mary-Ella! #135326

Jean Papo July 07, 2003

Always loved this, Mary-Ella! Congratulations and good luck with this very appealing picture! #135558

Wolfgang Dolak July 07, 2003

And again: Congratulations, Mary-Ella!
birdie #135677

LJ Corliss level-classic July 07, 2003

Congrats to you :) #136485

Mary-Ella Bowles level-deluxe July 09, 2003

Thank you all so much for your comments! For some reason I didn't get email notifications for this one, so I was unaware till just now that anyone had been commenting in the last few days. Much appreciated, all!!! #138845

Barbara K. Breitsameter July 11, 2003

Incredible detail and such clarity. Mary Ella this is wonderful! Congrats. #140459

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The challenge was to create an appealing image of the lowly and much maligned garden snail.

Uploaded on June 13, 2003

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