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I am watching you


I am watching you
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Copyright: Pankaj Bajpai (pankajbajpai) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1470 W: 102 N: 4711] (16627)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-07-17
Categories: Reptiles
Camera: Fuji Finepix S7000
Exposure: f/3.1, 1/1000 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2007-06-12 21:52
Viewed: 4454
Points: 40
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The reptile shown here is Oriental Garden Lizard (Calotes versicolor)
The detials about this species is as under:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Sauria
Family: Agamidae
Genus: Calotes
Species: versicolor

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  • arfer Gold Star Critiquer [C: 2731 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2007-06-12 23:50]

Hello Pankaj

Excellent POV.The eye contact is fantastic.The focus and details are sharp with very good textures.The DOF is well done,and the lizard stands out well from the OOF BG.TFS

Rob

Hi Pankaj,
From the thumbnail image I thought this was an Osterich. Great shot of this Lizard. The image is wonderfully sharp and the detail in its upper part can be seen well. Nice one.
Cheers,
Debbie

Eyes can tell 1001 stories! And this one is telling a few!

I like your low PoV as well as the compo. Tfs, JAy

Hi dear Pankaj ,
nice macro with excellent focus.colours is amazing too.
very well captured
Regards
Saeed

Hello Pankaj,
It is a well composed image, good point of view!
I like the strong diagonal in the composition, and the fine details in the reptile...
DOF spot on and very good colours!
Greetings,
Pablo -

:-) OK-

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  • gannu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 988 W: 4 N: 3277] (14761)
  • [2007-06-13 3:48]

Pankaj, yes it is watching. I love the saw blade kind on the back. I dont know why they look through their eyes like this? Ganesh

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  • dew77 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
  • [2007-06-13 3:55]

Hello Pankaj,
Very nice capture of this handsome lizard.I liked POV,BG,proud expression on face and eye contact a lot.
TFS..:-)

Hi Pankaj,
Excellent capture of the garden lizard. POV is excellent. Well framed. Thanks a lot for sharing.

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2007-06-13 7:00]

Hello Pankaj,
Fine capture of the Oriental Garden Lizard, a species new to me. This is sharp, well composed and with very suitable BG. The details of the lizard are very fine.
TFS and best wishes, Ivan

Hi pankaj,
Excellent capture,sharp image.

  • Great 
  • mikou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 869 W: 68 N: 1479] (6093)
  • [2007-06-13 9:05]

Hi Pankaj.
Beautiful composition with great POV and interesting position of this lizard.Good focus and nice sharp details on skin.Very good natural colors and pretty blurred BG.Well done.
TFS,with greeting Milos.

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  • iris Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 479 W: 60 N: 970] (3088)
  • [2007-06-13 11:03]

Hi Pankaj,
Good shot of the Orinetal garden Lizard. Nice PoV and the bokeh BG is really nice.The posture is really fantastic.
TFS & cheers

Pankaj, you dug out this picture from your 2005 collection when you were not a member here obviously but were doing good nature photography.
This is a very well captured shot of this lizard with fine details on its head and upper body.
Goes to prove nature photography does not begin with TN. On the contrary, TN gets recognition from those who have an inherent love for nature.
Well done and TFS.

  • Great 
  • Ken52 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 636 W: 93 N: 1243] (4195)
  • [2007-06-13 22:37]

Interesting POV and composition. DOF is good. Nice details on the Lizard. Lots of texture.

Hola Pankaj,
Simpatica imagen de bella composición y excelente definición en la que se aprecian muy bien los detalles, TFS. Saludos
José Ramón

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  • SelenE Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2249 W: 65 N: 4205] (13972)
  • [2007-06-14 5:36]

Hi Pankaj,
I liked that expression in the eye.. Very well caught and composed. TFS
Selen

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  • SkyF Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2234 W: 188 N: 1912] (8073)
  • [2007-06-14 7:26]

Hello Pankaj,
you right it does feel like being watched, the eye contact here is very nice.
Excellent close crop and very nice focus on the eye.
TFS..Sky

Oh yes, he is watching you :) This is a funny capture of this friendly little one. I like this POV and the way you composed this picture. Details and exposure are very good too. This is well done with a great model :) Thanks,
Claudine

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  • Mana Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1772 W: 36 N: 5597] (18598)
  • [2007-06-15 4:03]

Hi Pankaj,
Nice to see you back after such an extended 'leave'. This a great portrayal of the lizard and an apt title. They have this habit of rolling their eyes so eloquently. Sharp details and fine focus. I like your POV and the diagonal composition. Kudos.
TFS.
Sumon

Hello Pankaj,
Interesting comp and the eye is definitely watching me :)
Very good detail and DOF. A couple of bright spots behind the head, but that would be nit picking. Well done.
Howard

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