Thursday, September 29, 2011

Water Snake

Water Snake

I visited the lakes at Rudan earlier this week. The idea was to shoot a few autumn reflection photos from the lower lake, and I did get a couple of those. But as I walked out on one of the piers this water snake swam past me and I was lucky to get one shot before it was gone.

17 comments:

Olivier said...

Waouhhh vraiment impressionnant, il est immense

Luis Gomez said...

Awesome!

Katie said...

You even managed to snap it with its tongue flicking out - fantastic!

Rachel said...

That is awesome that you were able to get a shot with his head so sharp! Great capture!

Jacob said...

Looks similar to our grass snakes...and I like them 'cause they take care of a lot of bothersome little bugs and stuff.

You were quick on the trigger to get this cool shot!

Jack said...

I would not want to run into this snake in the water.

Julie said...

Damn quick reflexes there, Steffe. Love the curve vs the straight. So envious ...

janerowena said...

squaksaI get them in the ponds in my garden, so I am quite used to seeing them - until i got a huge shock one day - I opened up my chicken coop and there was one inside!

http://i296.photobucket.com/albums/mm181/janeharrison/summer%202011/snake.jpg

brattcat said...

outstanding capture!

CaT said...

iieeekkk!
i never saw such a snake!

Sharon said...

Good shot. He's quietly moving along.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Gosh you were quick Steffe, what an amazing picture, wouldn't like to fell him anywhere near me in the water though. Well done excellent catch.

Gunn said...

Wow.... I have never seen that before.

Halcyon said...

Eeee! I could never swim there after seeing this photo.

Jilly said...

What a great shot right down to the reflection of the head. So much light and life in this photo. And beautiful composition.

JM said...

Awesome! What a find. Great composition too.

Water snake said...

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