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AntZ
03-10-2012, 06:44 AM
We came home to this guy in our kitchen this afternoon.
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7063/6822970906_26470ff874.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mtb_antz/6822970906/)
Our Little Visitor (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mtb_antz/6822970906/) by ~AntZ~ (http://www.flickr.com/people/mtb_antz/), on Flickr

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7058/6969095835_2284c397ff.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mtb_antz/6969095835/)
Little Visitor in a bucket (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mtb_antz/6969095835/) by ~AntZ~ (http://www.flickr.com/people/mtb_antz/), on Flickr

ArtphotoasiA
03-10-2012, 01:26 PM
Cute!!

Doug L
03-10-2012, 02:37 PM
I agree - very cute. I just wish the head was a bit more in focus. The golden-yellow colour of its scales look great against the blue-grey bucket.

Mad Aussie
03-10-2012, 02:56 PM
Cool AntZ ... same as we had ... but in a mini version. Green Tree Snakes are quite harmless and don't even have fangs, just some small teeth.

vyeko
03-10-2012, 03:04 PM
Great capture.Specially like first one.

Andrew
03-10-2012, 03:32 PM
After seeing more than a couple NG type programs about snakes in Australia I'm afraid it would be 'shoot first and ask questions later'. I don't mind our own snakes and spiders but none here have the potential to put you in the ground. I don't know how people living in your suburbia manage.

AntZ
03-10-2012, 05:46 PM
Thanks all. This was shot on my Canon s100 from about 10cm away on pretty much a macro setting. Whilst I was pretty sure it was a non venomous snake, I still didn't really want to get bit. Plus I didn't want him to get back in the house because my wife IS venomous :)

Mad Aussie
03-10-2012, 06:28 PM
After seeing more than a couple NG type programs about snakes in Australia I'm afraid it would be 'shoot first and ask questions later'. I don't mind our own snakes and spiders but none here have the potential to put you in the ground. I don't know how people living in your suburbia manage.
As I mentioned in one of my threads on snakes ... to see them in the house is a rarity in the suburbs. I live in an estate that backs onto a golf course, by a river, with lots of bushland around. AntZ lives on the side of a small mountain again with a lot of bush around. We are more the exception than the rule for most Australians who live deep in the cities surrounded by cement and tarmac and will go years without seeing a snake even if they do go bushwalking from time to time.

Mad Aussie
03-10-2012, 06:28 PM
... because my wife IS venomous :)
:) :) :) I'm telling Ally on you!!

Hillbillygirl
03-11-2012, 07:34 AM
Love snakes, and love the dof in first shot. Cute little bugger eh?

Iguanasan
03-11-2012, 07:46 AM
Another fan of the first one. Too bad he moved between the focus and the shutter release. Nice capture regardless...thanks for sharing.

Runmonty
03-12-2012, 12:50 AM
Cool Capture - Too close for me, even if it harmless

kmunroe
03-13-2012, 05:10 AM
lovely job on the little snake

AntZ
03-13-2012, 09:01 AM
Thanks all.

Another fan of the first one. Too bad he moved between the focus and the shutter release. Nice capture regardless...thanks for sharing.
He may have moved or it might have been me. It was shot at f/4.5 handheld at 1/60th sec. So far the Canon s100 takes great shots, but not having a view finder is a negative...although I don't think I would have wanted my face on the back of the camera on this one. :)