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|Great Basin Gopher Snake, "Bull Snake" (Pituophis catenifer deserticola) is a subspecies of small colubrid snake native to the western part of the United States. This non-poisonous snake readily kills and eats venomous diamond-backed rattle snakes. It is a beneficial reptile because it aids in the control of small rodents throughout its range. Only minor cropping was used. The snake was rapidly moving during a series of photographs, thus making it difficult to compose while using quick panning.|
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- [2011-06-18 4:23]
thanks for sharing this wonderful species of snake. good sharpness and contrast. really camouflaging. Thanks for sharing.
Hello Michael, and Welcome to the TN. family.
A beautiful Golpher Snake and shown from an attractive low POV. Your focus is very sharp resulting in displaying excellent detail.
I like the close-up composition which allows us to view the intricate and colorful scale patterns. Looks like your Nikon D90 is doing an excellent job for you. Well done!
I did a WS just to see what a tiny bit of contrast would do for the image. Hope you like it.