Let's Pretend it Slithers

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© Susan B. Griffith
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Photo Info
UploadedJune 1, 2014
TakenMay 31, 2014
ModelCanon PowerShot G12
Exposure1/125 sec at f/4
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length18.098 mm
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I had hoped to take a picture of a Diamond Back Rattler while in Texas, but never saw one. At home, this is as close to a snake I've seen in a long time.

Thank you to the JPG staff for the spotlight

28 responses

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone gave props (1 Jun 2014):


  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (1 Jun 2014):

    And it's safe to photograph. :-) A big congrats on the jpg spotlight!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (1 Jun 2014):

    Good shot! Being a snake wimp, I can really appreciate this.

  • Christopher Baldwin

    Christopher Baldwin gave props (1 Jun 2014):

    Wonderfully done. Love the shapes created.

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (1 Jun 2014):

    Awesome JPG Spolighted image. This is a time you do not want to think out of the box!!!!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (1 Jun 2014):

    Congrats on the JPG Spotlight!

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (1 Jun 2014):

    Superb catch!! Congrats on the spotlight!!

  • kenneth boston

    kenneth boston gave props (2 Jun 2014):


  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (2 Jun 2014):

    LOL.....that's as close to a snake as I'd want to get, too! I have no desire to see them slithering about!! Congrats on the spotlight!

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) gave props (2 Jun 2014):

    Perfect entry! Contained!

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (2 Jun 2014):

    great framing and geometry---array of tones awesome

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (2 Jun 2014):

    Great imaginative shot! Congrats on the JPG Spotlight.

  • Talia Krasicka

    Talia Krasicka gave props (3 Jun 2014):

    Beautiful image, SUsan!

  • Kristina Krause

    Kristina Krause   gave props (4 Jun 2014):

    Lol! Probably the best that you didn't get to see an actual rattlesnake.......

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (4 Jun 2014):

    LOL!! perfect shot!!!

  • Barbara Socor

    Barbara Socor gave props (4 Jun 2014):

    The best slithering the contained kind...Nicely done, Susan! Congrats on the spotlight!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon   gave props (5 Jun 2014):

    He looks very impressive here.. I love the pattern of his `coat`! .. and Congrats on the spotlight.. well deserved!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (7 Jun 2014):

    SSSlithering to the top of JPG's entries!

  • MindTheStep

    MindTheStep gave props (17 Jun 2014):


  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (2 Aug 2014):

    amazing shot my friend!!!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (22 Jun 2016):

    back to vote

  • MªTeresa Barreda Royo

    MªTeresa Barreda Royo gave props (22 Jun 2016):

    Spectacular !!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (23 Jun 2016):


  • Massimo Bardelli

    Massimo Bardelli   gave props (3 Jul 2016):

    Very cool, I love it!!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (7 Jul 2016):

    Back to vote!!!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (28 Feb 2018):

    Congratulations on this Challenge!

  • Susan B. Griffith

    Susan B. Griffith   said (28 Feb 2018):

    Thank you everyone for your comments.

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