Gekko Portrait

© Beverly J. Speed

Gekko Portrait

Uploaded: February 05, 2008


I was captivated by the boldness of this small Wood Slave gecko, who allowed me to get quite close with the camera. As in this image, he almost appeared to be ‘posing’ for his portrait. This species of lizard is indigenous to the Cayman Islands and Jamaica and can grow to be up to 82 mm (a little 3 inches) in length from snout-to-vent.

The photo was taken in Grand Cayman during the day using a Nikon D70 with 105mm lens. Manual exposure mode, 1/125 at F22, internal flash.


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