February 24, 2013

Rough Green Snake

Photograph by Jason Wiles, My Shot

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Photos

Rough green snake in a Japanese maple tree. The irony of this photograph is that this incredibly angry looking pose is actually the snake yawning.

(This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.)

What Makes This a Photo of the Day? The focus of the frame, the snake’s yawning mouth, is tack-sharp, which is what makes this a success. I also appreciated the extra information from the photographer, as I too would have assumed this was one disgruntled fellow. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor


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18 comments
Tatyana Akindinova
Tatyana Akindinova

вот она змеиная суть.яркая,шипучая,ядовитая!фото класс!


Ivana S.
Ivana S.

Olala...absolutely perfect shot

Once again
Once again

seeing this i said evil then reading.. oh how would he looks like attacking.still evil but nice shot

Mairead K.
Mairead K.

Awesome expression and colors!

As a high school student interested in photography, these photos are constant inspiration!

If you would like to see my work my photo blog can be found here: http://maireadkahn.wordpress.com/

Ellen Fisch
Ellen Fisch

GORGEOUS!!  How close can you get!!

SamanthaLyn Samuelson
SamanthaLyn Samuelson

WOW!  Wonderful capture.  Such great clarity and the colors are fabulous!  And yawning!! :-) 

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