Tree frog on a hanging basket

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© Andrea Petersen
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UploadedAugust 29, 2013
TakenAugust 27, 2013
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D3000
Exposure1/200 sec at f/16
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length300 mm
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I went and saw, to behold creeping things portrayed upon the wall round about...Ezekiel 8: 10

How did the tree frog jump so high
To reach the Pansy hanging basket?
We may ne'er know how or why....
Wished I could have asked it!
Poetry by me AJP

The only thing we could figure out is that he must have crawled up the side of the house and leaped over to the pansy basket from there.. Interestingly, he showed up two days in a row on the hottest days of this summer and rested on the edge of the flower basket both times. This is the first frog we have seen this year...Most of the pansies are gone now so he didn't come to admire the flowers:) The heat index was 111 when I shot this picture which is maybe why he was so cooperative for his picture session...It was too hot to move.

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Thank you so much Donna Mullins for the Spotlight!...I so appreciate your kind gesture!

37 responses

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (29 Aug 2013):

    U r lucky indeed...Very cute shot! I think he likes the Sun :)

  • Charles Rushton

    Charles Rushton said (29 Aug 2013):

    He looks at home.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (29 Aug 2013):

    A cutie! Love all the green surrounding him. I love frogs! .He looks content.

  • Kelly Nichols

    Kelly Nichols gave props (29 Aug 2013):

    Love these little guys! Nice catch.

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (29 Aug 2013):

    A handsome, contented fellow!! Well seen and presented!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (29 Aug 2013):

    He looks like he is enjoying his little place there, gorgeous shot Andrea, the light and shadows on him are wonderful.

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) gave props (29 Aug 2013):

    FAB find & details!

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (29 Aug 2013):

    Excellent pov, dof, deep colours, and framing---balanced so well--the face cracks me up

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (29 Aug 2013):

    This is a beautiful photo of the tree frog : ). We have tree frogs in our yard and they can jump surprisingly far! This frog has found a shady spot that it likes.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (29 Aug 2013):

    He looks comfy. Wonderful entry. We're use to heat like that in Texas, but quite unusual for Wisconsin. Hope it cools off for you soon.

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (29 Aug 2013):

    Very cute!

  • Tomma Henckel

    Tomma Henckel gave props (29 Aug 2013):

    This is so expressive, lovely.

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (29 Aug 2013):

    This frog has it made in the shade with the perfect place for some chillaxin....very well captured

  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (29 Aug 2013):

    Excellent photographed! Love it!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (30 Aug 2013):

    Looking like Mr. Cool.. an exceptional capture, Andrea!!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (30 Aug 2013):

    Fantastic!!!! It looks like he is scratching his chin and thinking!

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (30 Aug 2013):

    What a great photo! He's a looker for sure!

  • Evelyne Schulte

    Evelyne Schulte gave props (30 Aug 2013):

    Happy frog, beautiful entry!

  • Larry Owens

    Larry Owens gave props (31 Aug 2013):

    luv the texture

  • Joerg Schlagheck

    Joerg Schlagheck gave props (31 Aug 2013):

    Absolutely fantastic! He is watching you...

  • Edith O'Dell

    Edith O'Dell gave props (31 Aug 2013):

    Lovely shot great to see one so close and so much detail

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (1 Sep 2013):

    love it!

  • Lew Harford

    Lew Harford gave props (1 Sep 2013):

    Nice light on this little guy. Good catch light in his eye too.

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (1 Sep 2013):


  • Cindy Romero

    Cindy Romero gave props (5 Sep 2013):

    Love this!

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (14 Sep 2015):

    a cool image! voted!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (16 Sep 2015):

    Back to vote on this tree frog that found a cool pace to rest in the shade, a lightbox must for sure!

  • Michaela K.

    Michaela K. gave props (17 Sep 2015):


  • David de London

    David de London gave props (17 Sep 2015):

    Nicely done (voted)

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (18 Sep 2015):

    Got my vote.

  • Rick Vink

    Rick Vink gave props (20 Sep 2015):

    Gorgeous, got my vote

  • Frank Summers

    Frank Summers   gave props (20 Sep 2015):

    Nice! GMV

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant gave props (23 Sep 2015):


  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (23 Sep 2015):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone said (24 Sep 2015):

    a great entry! voted!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (29 Sep 2015):

    Great capture, I voted!

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (2 Oct 2015):


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