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Green Tree Frog-0001

Green Tree Frog about the size of a nickle.

Green Tree Frog about the size of a nickle.
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Superb Composition
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Absolute Masterpiece
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Outstanding Creativity
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Exceptional Contrast
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Jaw Dropping
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Magnificent Capture
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43 Comments | Report
Joel_Li September 09, 2013
beautiful patterns
jleiweke September 30, 2013
Jewel September 30, 2013
Awesome shot! Congratulations on your feature!
patrick9x9 PRO
patrick9x9 October 01, 2013
wonderful shot, congrats on your feature
symesie04 October 01, 2013
Lovely colour control.
akhtarkhan October 01, 2013
Very green and graphic, nice detail, good composition and superb capture. Like the shallow DOF in the backdrop. Congrats on the feature.
johngreene October 01, 2013
Beautiful photo.
PhotoAlaska October 01, 2013
nice shot
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AlanJakarta October 01, 2013
Wonderful close-up shot. Congratulations.
coolspider October 01, 2013
Congrats, great shot!
catini October 01, 2013
outstanding macro and composition, congrats on your feature!
kasper PRO
kasper October 01, 2013
Congratulations. Grat shot. Wonderful detail.
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tetvet October 01, 2013
debzee October 01, 2013
great shot, congrats
SarahAllman October 01, 2013
Absolutely stunning!!!
SarahKeates PRO
SarahKeates October 01, 2013
Great shot, cute little guy! Congrats!
deborahv October 01, 2013
Congrats - superb detail!
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GBloniarz October 01, 2013
Yes!!! Congrats!
kkat PRO
kkat October 01, 2013
Cute little froggy! Congratulations!!!
drakkardarkblade October 01, 2013
congrats, fantastic, please check out my works.
iceman2 October 01, 2013
Excellent focus in this beautiful capture.Congrats!
HectorRivera PRO
HectorRivera October 01, 2013
Great compo & colors
pushpendrapratap October 01, 2013
awesum.. simply awesum!!
AK_Swathi October 01, 2013
Great capture.
All the best.
ariellustre20 October 01, 2013
Amazing shot!!
Lionel October 01, 2013
Amazing detail,congratulations on the award
redwriter PRO
redwriter October 01, 2013
Excellent macro. Congrats. - Jake
SusiStroud PRO+
SusiStroud October 01, 2013
Fantastic Capture! Congratulations on your Feature!
toonegal October 01, 2013
Beautiful shot. congratulations on your award - most deserved.
Krishna_Kumar October 01, 2013
Simply wow. Congrats!
davidrelph October 01, 2013
Good f-number, the whole frog is sharp against the blurred background, great shot
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windycorduroy October 01, 2013
tsambaproductions October 02, 2013
arunsiddharth October 02, 2013
Fantastic depth
jrhalphen October 02, 2013
Great capture!
SherranAndersen October 02, 2013
Very nice clarity and colours.
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BrianBasson October 04, 2013
A really cool shot. Congratulations with the feature! Brian :-)
Ujjwal October 07, 2013
Fantastic shot.Congratulation.
JDLifeshots November 30, 2013
Great shot! Congrats.
bitsnpiecesphotography January 31, 2014
Great detail.
rhamm PRO
rhamm December 08, 2014
Great pic.
CLG_ January 24, 2015
Beautiful capture!! Love this!! Well done!!
MikeW PRO+
MikeW March 06, 2015

Behind The Lens

This photo was taken in the garden at our home in Upstate New York. We have many small visitors as the garden includes a small pond and over 25 different types of plants.
Early morning and late evening are the busiest times in the garden. This photo was taken about an hour before sunset during the time of day of the golden light. Soft but still bright enough to shoot at a better depth of field.
With the evening light reflecting off the plant and the fact that it was a little over cast gave me some of the softest and even lighting to capture this image.
This little guy was photographed using a Canon 5D Mark III. Because the subject was about the size of nickle I used a Canon 100mm Macro lens. The setting were 1/160 sec, f11, ISO of 640 and I was able to hand hold the camera for the image.
I love macro photography and because of that I spend a lot of time looking for the small things. I had never come across a tree frog this small. I have a lot of frog photos, but this one just went right because of the light, the plant it was on, and it was very content just sitting there.
The image was processed in Photoshop. The only real changes that I made was to bump up the contrast a little and vignette the top part of the frame.
In my camera bag
Today I am shooting the Canon 5Ds. my go to lens is the Canon 24-70mm f2.8. It's on the camera all the time. I also carry a Canon 70-200mm 2.8 and my Canon 100mm Macro. I photograph a lot of landscapes so I have also started bringing along a Canon 15mm f2.8. I use a Manfrotto MT055CXPRO4 Carbon Fiber Tripod with a ball head for almost all landscape work.
The best advise I give anyone that ask me, is to have patience and spend time looking for your subject. Sometimes the best things are the ones you have to look for. For this image I was looking for tree frogs, I was just looking through the garden. be ready, take your time and get it right. You may only have the chance for one shot. Someone once told me that "most people go through life looking through a 50mm lens, but you see the world through a 200mm lens" I believe this is true for most photographers.

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