Monomad challenge - The serpent

in #monomad4 years ago

And another entry for the #monomad challenge, created by @brumest and hosted at the @monochromes account. Follow the mono bug there if you like monochrome photography.

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My one shot that came out ok from a shoot of this boa constructor at Burgers Zoo. Had to take these shots trough some thick glass filled with fingerprints and in little light that made me use shutter speeds I normally don't use shooting out of the hand. Next time I will go again at a quieter moment, so I don't get nudged all the time when preparing for a shot, and with the tripod for these lesser light situations.
I had in mind to make a bigger post on this snake as I made quite some shots from this snake, too bad all others had quite some traces of movement in them. The shooting trough glass becomes easier every time I try it now, will have some wet wipes with me next time for some spot glass cleaning if necessary, as I will keep behind a thick layer of glass when shooting these animals.

Have an amazing day!


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Lenses: Nikon AF-S VR 70-300 f/4.5-5.6 IF ED
Edit: Lightroom


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