After the first significant rain fallen on last Friday, in Israel - The snails come out from their hideout they inhabit during spring through autumn.
Here is last year's snail picture, on approximately 100:120 scale, and
in this picture is merely 1:1 scale.
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rodgerg (55767) 2011-01-06 8:40
Excellent close-up for this beautiful and interesting natural shot. the details of the aniaml are very well selcetd. Good harmony in the cdolors too whith the animal which arise in the well coloured BG.
Have a nice evening,
eldancer1 (36343) 2011-01-06 9:32
Very nice macro. Great pov and dof with sharp details. Good colors and textures. Well done, tfs.
JFS (32459) 2011-01-06 12:37
Many details of your "friend" in its habitat... Crystal clear image and nice colors.
pierrefonds (66462) 2011-01-06 14:59
The leaves are framing well the snail. The point of view is showing with precision the details and colors of the snail. The late morning light is bringing out the colors. Have a nice day.
diomed (13926) 2011-01-06 16:39
amazing macro capture with perfect focus, rich of details and wel framed by warm and soft colors. TFS
yeln (11516) 2011-01-06 20:46
če sem pravilno videl, je to "400th post" in zato iskrene čestitke.
lep "close up" iz narave. več so mi svee barve, ki so prijetne in močne!! tfs!
lep dan, vojko
AKITA (15125) 2011-01-06 21:36
a beautiful shot of wonder snail on yellow leaves,
its back shell looks like a helmet here,
and yellow and orange tone of leaves are beautiful so much,
your warm rain season is here my snow storm season,
thank you for your excellent shot,
raszid62 (18515) 2011-01-07 0:04
Wonderful macro image of the worm slowly marching with colorful autumn leaves. Superb quality and colors.
בוקר טוב. תמונת מאקרו נהדרת של התולעת לאט צועדים עם עלי שלכת צבעוניים. מעולה איכות הצבעים. דרישת שלום.
mikolaj_kawa (0) 2011-01-07 1:20
Fine snail. Fine scene and scenery.
Superb lightness and colours. Good exposure and capture.
Original dynamic effect. Excuse me, it is joke, only Polish joke.
delpeoples (58074) 2011-01-07 1:23
Nice details, the leaves really provide a beautiful backdrop and the details of the snail in combination with the textures of the leaves, make a fine composition. Great job, TFS.
Have a great day
lousat (91424) 2011-01-07 2:28
Hi Ike,a perfect pic for treknature too..eheh...what a perfect sharpness,contrast and colors,i like a lot this composition,a very very perfect work!Thanks for share,have a nice day,Luciano
Charo (51212) 2011-01-07 15:07
A very beautiful image of this snail walking among the fallen leaves of the trees.
A representanción of tranquility and constancy. Well done!
Cricri (119511) 2011-01-08 1:27
Sympathique rencontre, une très jolie image, j'aime l'harmonie des couleurs, la précision des détails, superbe image
kordinator (20521) 2011-01-08 2:19
Wonderful composition with excellent focus on the snail.
Beautiful shades of various colors with excellent light.
Respect my friend.
In my country today is a great holiday and now it says: Christ is born.
Bluejeans (64251) 2011-01-17 5:48
Ola Ike ,
Se fosse cá em Portugal este caracol ia para a panela :) , ia ser comido acompanhar com umas cervejas :) , bonitas as tonalidades das folhas , parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
jmdias (64470) 2011-01-17 16:08
an excellent macro. I liked the sharpness and light here. beautiful shapes and colors. nice job showing the little areas of nature
lakshmip1949 (19081) 2011-04-13 6:10
Nice close up shot of the snail . How nicely the color of the snail is blending with the colors of the leaves. Nice camouflage.
clic (17077) 2012-08-12 12:32
The slowly-crawling snail shows a haughty bearing on the leaves carpet lining the royal alley!
elenimavrandoni (0) 2013-04-30 22:54
Hello Ike, so nice to meet this someone too!!
beautiful matching colors, great posing, perfect timing to capture its lonely walk...
I miss "talking" here and on NPL!!
Indrasish (2939) 2013-08-08 9:42
What a shot.. really wonderful.. Good macro with a great composition with these leaves.. I like the background also.. Also an informative note and superb image quality too.. Very well done..
Good night from Kolkata and wish you all the best..
NorthernLight (2383) 2013-12-11 0:45
very nice. Both. The snail and the close-up of it.
Beautiful colors. A successful picture!
All the best
kato (11630) 2014-03-20 21:21
You're capturing well this nature scene by a good angle, a good focus and excellent tone/clarity, so it's interesting and impressive to see the fallen leaves dyed to autumnal tints of yellow and red, and the snail on the ground. It's humorous for its shape. So, it looks like a special spectacle after rain.
unclehotshot (3999) 2015-05-19 22:52
I didn't think there was anybody apart from me who photographed a snail.(mine is from 29/10 '14) You did a great capture with some really beautiful colors and exquisid sharpnes. I like your title a lot, too.
Have a great day... cheers Ike
mcmtanyel (22690) 2016-02-15 19:51
The colors in the photo are pretty. I am afraid I cannot say the same of the critter, at best, it is homely. ;-) The photo is a nice and clear close-up.
- Copyright: Ike Harel (ikeharel) (71459)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-01-01
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ35
- Exposure: f/3.7, 1/400 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Birds, animals and other nature's creatures [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2011-01-06 8:30