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Cornsnake on a porcelain rose
Posted By: Eddie, 09-18-2009, 10:20 AM

I really enjoy looking at this picture, so I thought I would share.


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09-18-2009, 10:21 AM   #2
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Neat shot; how'd you get the snake to curl up so comfortably in the petals?

A touch under-exposed, but nice colors.
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now that's not something i've ever seen before... very nice...
thanks for sharing this unusual pic with us....
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Thanks! I agree it's a tad underexposed. I am still learning to use external flash, PLUS trying to pose a snake... She was a bit nervous, so she just curled up like that for security. I have been practicing taking snake photos for a while now and once I get the exposure right, I'll have some winners!

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My oldest daughter want to get one of these, but they are supposed to hybernate in the winter, right? And I don't think we have a place with good constant temperature (no cellar). Is this one very small, or is the rose very big?
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It is very small. Also, there is no hibernation needed. Download a good care sheet and check it out. They are quite easy to take care of. Check out cornsnakes.com for more info.
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very nice, what a great "prop" to spice up flower shots with dont remember seeing that before
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Thanks! I have kind of made a hobby of just trying to capture decent pics of these little critters! It's rewarding to get one like this even if the exposure isn't quite perfect.

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