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Changeable Lizard

Changeable Lizard
Photo Information
Copyright: Ang Hwee Yong (Meerkat) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 20 W: 0 N: 896] (5258)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-05-20
Categories: Reptiles
Camera: Nikon D70, AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR, Nikon 77mm Neutral Color
Exposure: f/8, 1/640 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Reptiles - Lizards, Chuckwallas, Agamas & Tegus 2 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-06-08 6:49
Viewed: 7517
Points: 30
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Changeable Lizard
Calotes versicolor

Interesting Facts:

Established in Singapore during the 1980s from northern Malaysia or Thailand, however, its existence certainly bring down the population of our beautiful native green-crested lizard. A shocking example of how an introduced species has effectively upset the ecosystem, inevitably threaten the Green-Crested Lizard into extinction in Singapore.

Size: 37cm

Diet: Insects and small vertebrates (geckos)

Activity: Diurnal

Habitat: Urban and agricultural areas. Usually one on each tree.

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Hi Ang.
Excellent shot of him climbing. Composition, DOF, colour throughout the image, lighting, pin sharp, all beautifully done.

New Zealand

Oh this is great!!!
What a whimsical shot! Perfect lighting. The composition is very clever. Great focus and exposure. And it is just plain adorable!

awesome pose, terrific shot with wonderful colors and details.
well seen & captured, thor.

Nice shot of the lizard, I really like the colours and the excellent use of DOF.


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  • SelenE Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2249 W: 65 N: 4205] (13972)
  • [2007-06-08 8:29]

Hi Ang Hwee,
The pose you caught is excellent. Colors, light and composition is very good. Well done and TFS

Great capture Ang Whee.
Wonderful pose of the lizard.
Lovely colors and very good composition.
Very well done.
Warm regards and have a great weekend, Harry

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  • marjan Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 459 W: 14 N: 366] (2685)
  • [2007-06-08 11:12]

hi Ang, vre y nice and interesing shot . Good compo and motive.

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  • Ken52 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 636 W: 93 N: 1243] (4195)
  • [2007-06-08 13:10]

A technically outstanding and amusing photo. Great pose captured, exceptional exposure and DOF. Very nice details and colors. I really like the composition also.

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  • marcin Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 138 W: 0 N: 268] (2057)
  • [2007-06-08 14:37]

Excellent shot, awesome pose,
Well done and TFS

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  • pvb Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 385 W: 16 N: 531] (1981)
  • [2007-06-08 15:49]

Hi Ang,
This is a funny shot of him climbing the branches.
Nice pose of your model and good pov. Good focus and shaprness.
I also like the colours and light.
TFS Paula

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  • ddg Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 867 W: 24 N: 1008] (5507)
  • [2007-06-08 16:47]

Ang bonjour, great composition and lighting too. The pose is stunning!! congratulations, Didier.

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  • wuta Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 855 W: 2 N: 617] (2142)
  • [2008-01-02 8:20]

Hello Ang Hwee , Fantastic shot ,great compositie pov dof sharpnes colours ,very good ,tfs Greetings Teunie ,and happy new year .

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  • reina Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 257 W: 1 N: 330] (2032)
  • [2008-05-31 23:37]

Briljant pise, love the details. Your initials are a bit disturbing because they are so close to the subject, but thats more personal. Very well done Reina

Hi, Hwee Yong,

an excellent photo!! the action, composition, the colours...are just perfect!!

Man Yee

Wonderful composition...

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