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18th May 2011, 10:27 PM
One of the amphibians that we saw while visiting the San Antonio Zoo in San Antonio, Texas. With much apologies for not being able to ID this when I shot it. Thank you very much for viewing.
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Nikon D70, Nikon 18-70mm lens set at 55mm, Exposure at ISO 640, f4.5 at 1/40second, Matrix Metering in Aperture Priority Mode, Color Processed in LR 3.
18th May 2011, 11:53 PM
I like everything about this shot!
BTW: I lived in San Antonio several times during my life... As a baby, in grade school and later while I was in high school. My father was born and raised there. I still have cousins in the area and my wife has a sister in Austin and another in Georgetown. It's a great area.
My ancestors settled South Texas (from Ireland) on a Mexican Land Grant in 1829 and my 3rd great grandfather's brother (my 3rd g-grand uncle) signed the Texas Declaration of Independence at Goliad and the husband of my 3rd Great Grand Aunt died at the massacre at the Goliad Mission when Col. Fanin surrendered and was murdered along with his troops.
18th May 2011, 11:59 PM
Thanks, Richard. I guess you are more "Texan" than we are. Hehehe. I'm honored to know something about your ancestry, Sir.
Originally Posted by rpcrowe
19th May 2011, 12:06 AM
Great shot. Perfect DOF makes him jump right out!
19th May 2011, 12:19 AM
Thank you very much, Michael.
Originally Posted by KTHXBAI
19th May 2011, 04:52 AM
I love this picture, I love the texture, I also love how it looks 3D ! Still trying to figure out how to do that. I love your work Jiro
19th May 2011, 04:56 AM
The weather must be getting warmer Willie, you are out and about. It looks like a very productive day at the zoo. Another good shot mate.
19th May 2011, 11:59 AM
Thank you very much, Shannon. I'm glad you like this.
Originally Posted by Shambhala
19th May 2011, 12:01 PM
You're certainly right on that, Peter. Hehehe. My daughter recently celebrated her birthday so we went to San Antonio again (a 3 hour drive) to treat the kids for a summer weekend. They enjoyed the rides and the exhibits while I enjoyed further mastering the use of my camera and 2 lenses. Thanks, mate.
Originally Posted by Peter Ryan