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Posted by Des on Sun Nov 24, 2019 8:09 am

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I have been wanting to take this shot for a while now but have been unsuccessful until recently. Having photographed them over the last few years, I can share with you first hand that Komodo Dragons are efficient and capable predators. Although most of the time they look docile, they can move at incredible speed when they hunt. This shot has been carefully planned and was only made possible with the help and permission of the park rangers.
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by Mark Boranyak on Sun Nov 24, 2019 8:22 am
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Wow. It appears you put your butt on the line for this one and it shows. Great perspective and timing.
 

by Carol Clarke on Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:32 am
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Perfect perspective for maximum impact with this excellent capture of the iconic Komodo Dragon, Des!

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by Ron Day on Sun Nov 24, 2019 1:55 pm
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Wow, this is superb, Des. Love the perspective – it looks like a living dinosaur. The tongue, raised foot, and background are a bonus.


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by Arindam Bhattacharya on Mon Nov 25, 2019 1:07 am
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A fantastic execution showing their perspective. Beautiful.
 

by Kim on Mon Nov 25, 2019 10:59 pm
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A real in your face shot! The tong and the drool with the eye peering at you are great extra touches. A shot you can be proud of.
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:51 am
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Excellent perspective- I feel like I might be the next victim! ;). The tongue, drool and raised foot are especially well captured. Great shot!
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by Robert Sabin on Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:10 pm
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Ron Day wrote:
Wow, this is superb, Des. Love the perspective – it looks like a living dinosaur. The tongue, raised foot, and background are a bonus.
 

by David J. Bogener on Sat Dec 14, 2019 6:31 pm
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Such an interesting perspective. Just enough habitat inclusion to give him a sense of place.
 

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