fbpixel

Enter the Dragon


Posted by Des on Fri Aug 13, 2021 9:10 am

All times are UTC - 5 hours

Reply to topic  
 First unread post  | 10 posts | 
Image
The world largest lizard - the Komodo Dragon. Photographed in Komodo National Park, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.

D810, 500mm f4, 1/1000th, ISO400, slight rotational crop.
Regards,

Des
_____________________________________________________________

captivatingnature.co.uk

User avatar
Posted by:
Des
Forum Contributor
Location: UK
Posts: 761
Joined: 01 Jul 2010
Connect with me:

   

by david fletcher on Fri Aug 13, 2021 12:37 pm
User avatar
david fletcher
Moderator
Posts: 26529
Joined: 24 Sep 2004
Location: UK
Member #:00525
Gorgeous inter play of light and dark.  Love the side light and low view Des.  Nice one.
Make your life spectacular!
 

by Carol Clarke on Fri Aug 13, 2021 2:57 pm
User avatar
Carol Clarke
Chief Forum Administrator
Posts: 66280
Joined: 22 Aug 2003
Location: Lincolnshire, UK. In tune with Nature.
Member #:00067
Dramatic use of light for the spotlight effect, Des!  I always feel there is something primeval about these formiddable creatures, with their drooling saliva and venomous bite.  

Carol.
Carol Clarke
Chief Forum Administrator.


"When the power of love is greater than the love of power,
the world will know peace"....Jimi Hendrix.

NSN0067
 

by gregc on Fri Aug 13, 2021 9:47 pm
gregc
Forum Contributor
Posts: 308
Joined: 20 Feb 2021
Location: Far North Queensland
Member #:22123
Vert dramatic with the side light. Great pose.
 

by Sougata De on Sat Aug 14, 2021 4:40 am
User avatar
Sougata De
Forum Contributor
Posts: 309
Joined: 07 Apr 2015
Location: Kolkata
Awesome click! Love the low view Des.
 

by Axel Hildebrandt on Sat Aug 14, 2021 6:57 am
User avatar
Axel Hildebrandt
Forum Contributor
Posts: 17149
Joined: 28 Nov 2005
Location: Coopersburg, PA
These guys look so ancient, great moment captured, Des!
Axel Hildebrandt
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Sat Aug 14, 2021 4:44 pm
User avatar
Cynthia Crawford
Moderator
Posts: 17049
Joined: 10 Jun 2006
Location: Vermont
Member #:00733
Perfect timing with the tongue out- what a formidable-looking creature-right out of someone's nightmare! So ancient looking.
Cynthia (Cindy) Crawford-Moderator, Photo & Digital Art
web site: http://www.creaturekinships.net
"If I Keep a Green Bough in My Heart, the Singing Bird Will Come"  Chinese Proverb
 

by ADKShooter on Sun Aug 15, 2021 12:57 pm
ADKShooter
Forum Contributor
Posts: 1792
Joined: 05 Aug 2020
Location: Gloversville, NY
Member #:02167
They don't make them much more intimidating then the Komodo Dragon. I'm not usually attracted to strong contrasty light, but the side lighting works very well with this particular image as it appears the Dragon is coming out of your worst nightmare !!
 

by bruco63 on Sun Aug 15, 2021 3:36 pm
bruco63
Forum Contributor
Posts: 619
Joined: 11 Sep 2006
Location: italy
Member #:01808
Great light on subject, love it!
 

by David J. Bogener on Thu Sep 23, 2021 10:26 am
David J. Bogener
Forum Contributor
Posts: 2990
Joined: 17 Jul 2006
Location: Shasta County, CA
Member #:00763
I like the composition and the lighting here with the dragon emerging from the shadows. Nice eye contact. Well done.
 

Display posts from previous:  Sort by:  
10 posts | 

Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group