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Monique (Koh Samui, Thailand) on 18 March 2013 in Animal & Insect.

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Garden Fence Lizard

Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Iguania
Family: Agamidae
Genus: Calotes
Species: C. versicolor

NIKON D300 1/200 second F/6.3 ISO 200 100 mm

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Yvonne Simons (:|:) from Tilburg, Netherlands

Die kan zich mooi verstoppen achter al dat groen, maar pas op, als Monique met haar camera komt is hij toch gevangen!! Mooie foto!!

18 Mar 2013 5:56am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

A superbly-judged image . . love how this is presented.

18 Mar 2013 6:01am

sawsengee from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

a splendid closeup up with fine colours & good use of depth of field

18 Mar 2013 7:03am

rick from brisbane, Australia

Beautifully presented. Often these type of shots are a happy accident and that green is absolutely gorgeous. And not forgetting that sharp golden eye.

18 Mar 2013 7:09am

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

Prachtig vastgelegd tussen al dit mooie gifgroen

18 Mar 2013 7:33am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Spectacular image! Beautiful colors and capture.

18 Mar 2013 7:51am

klaproos from Neerkant, Netherlands

ohh wat heb j e die mooi gevangen monique,
hij wilde zich maar even aan jou laten zien en dat was nét genoeg:-)

18 Mar 2013 8:07am

Sterre from Utrecht, Netherlands

Wauw wat gaaf Monique en zo mooi scherp op het oog.
De foto is fijntjes en heel erg mooi.

18 Mar 2013 8:11am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom


18 Mar 2013 8:13am

Antsje from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Mooi dat kleine koppie achter het groen

18 Mar 2013 8:13am

ada from Netherlands

Wat een scherp koppie in deze prachtige DOF
Ongeëvenaard Monique

18 Mar 2013 8:19am

Ank from Zwolle, Netherlands

Maar jij weet hem haarscherp te vinden! Knap!

18 Mar 2013 8:25am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

'Hier ben ik dan' De compositie is heel mooi! Mooi gedaan, Monique!

18 Mar 2013 8:42am

J©NW from Netherlands

Ondanks dat-ie blijft zitten....hij springt er wel uit!!
Gr Jan W

18 Mar 2013 9:15am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

An art piece!

18 Mar 2013 9:38am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice & amazing!
so beautiful frame, fucos, colors 7 lights!

18 Mar 2013 10:02am

Ellebelle from Mosquito Town, Netherlands

Niet goed genoeg voor jou ;-))
Prachtige opname ............. heel mooi scherp op het oog!!

18 Mar 2013 10:37am

FotoAnna from Mother earth, Netherlands

Prachtig verscholen in het groen... heerlijk die kleuren!
Lieve groetjes Anna

18 Mar 2013 11:25am

Focales from Rhône-Alpes, France

Spectacular photo. Love bokeh, colors, framing, all is beautiful

18 Mar 2013 12:49pm

@Focales: Your blog seems to be out of the air? Have been trying for days but no luck at all :(
This is the message I get ... Ce site est momentanément indisponible...

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Very nice composition and beautiful green.

18 Mar 2013 12:50pm

Di Mario from Petach Tiqva, Israel

Mooi zo'n scherp/onscherp foto. En dan ook nog van een van de mooiste diersoorten die er bestaan.

Love As Always
Di Mario

18 Mar 2013 1:10pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Génial tout simplement. ***** Bonne journée.

18 Mar 2013 1:18pm

Lai Chan See from Singapore, Singapore

Excellent use of focussing. I'm surprised that f6.3 can render all the surroundings so beautifully soft.

18 Mar 2013 1:18pm

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Wonderful composition.

18 Mar 2013 3:25pm

Marilla from Turku, Finland

A head from nowhere... Extraordinary!

18 Mar 2013 5:55pm

k@ from Paris, France

Love the vertical dance and the "spots" on the back leaf like a drawing, superb compo.

18 Mar 2013 6:29pm

k@ from Paris, France

Oops, this was for the previous image ;-)) Here i love the greenitude & lizard emergence, like out of another continent !

18 Mar 2013 6:29pm

Josep from Barcelona, Spain

Spectacular, Monique! Really superb. I'd remark colors, sharpness and details on the subjects, compo... but the truth is the whole image is excellent.

18 Mar 2013 8:21pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

It had to peek and you got it! A beautiful photo of this lizard in the green mist.

18 Mar 2013 9:17pm

curieuzeneuzemosterdpot from somewhere between viewer and subject, Belgium

en tóch betrapt?

jouw oog ontgaat niks, eh? :-))

18 Mar 2013 11:23pm

wim del arte from Los Llanos de Aridane, Spain

Wat ruist er het Struikgewas...
Een mooi staaltje groene compositie.

19 Mar 2013 12:37am

L'angevine from Angers, France

j'adore cette tête parmi ce vert....

19 Mar 2013 8:24am

Girish from Mumbai, India

Beautiful picture that. Excellent pov. The colors of the chameleon stand out in the green.

19 Mar 2013 10:07am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

A powerful dof, love it !

19 Mar 2013 12:16pm

Barbara from Florida, United States

Superb capture.

19 Mar 2013 7:59pm

Hossein Saharnaz from Ahvaz, Iran

congratulation on the spotlight.

19 Mar 2013 8:03pm

@Hossein Saharnaz: I just found out! Thank you Hossein.

omid from mashhad, Iran

Congratulations! :)

19 Mar 2013 8:08pm

@omid: Thanks Omid!

☺ ► ƸɼiϾ ◄ ☼ from Narbonne, France

excelent picture, and an amazing bokeh, bravo monique :-))
5/5* of course, and congratulation to you

19 Mar 2013 8:12pm

@☺ ► ƸɼiϾ ◄ ☼: Thank you Eric.

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Félicitations pour le Spotlight!!!

19 Mar 2013 8:15pm

@Tede: Merci beaucoup Tede!

Demo from Villeneuve d, France

Alors celle là elle est géniale, Bravo!

19 Mar 2013 8:17pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

. . and so good to see this lovely image in the Spotlight, too. Congrats, Monique !

19 Mar 2013 8:25pm

@Ronnie 2¢: It was a nice surprise Ronnie, thank you.

Jean-Luc T. from Juignac, France

Félicitations pour le spotlight, Monique

19 Mar 2013 8:25pm

@Jean-Luc T.: Merci Jean-Luc!

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Afghanistan

Spectacular closeup ...
Congratulations on this well deserved Spotlight !!!

19 Mar 2013 8:27pm

@Baldwin Vandewalle: Thank you Baldwin.

Eric C. from Un peu partout, France

Congrats monique on the spot !

19 Mar 2013 8:37pm

@Eric C.: Merci beaucoup Eric.

Francisco from Miami, United States


19 Mar 2013 8:39pm

Blind Owl from Southern California, United States

Congratulations on Spotlight!

19 Mar 2013 8:59pm

@Blind Owl: Thank you!

Enzo from Lausanne, Switzerland

Excellente idée de composition, magnifique!

19 Mar 2013 10:09pm

Ellebelle from Mosquito Town, Netherlands

Gefeliciteerd met deze prachtige Spotlight!!

19 Mar 2013 10:28pm

@Ellebelle: Ik zag het zo net pas, wat een verrassing! Dankjewel!

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

bravo Monique Congratulations on Spotlight!

19 Mar 2013 10:39pm

@Melocoton: Gracias!

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Congratulations on the Spotlight!

19 Mar 2013 11:04pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you Steve.

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States


20 Mar 2013 12:38am

@john4jack: Thanks!

N.Shoosh from Shiraz, Iran

Wow! amazing!

20 Mar 2013 1:53am

Abena from Illinois, United States

Gorgeous focus ! The eye does seem a little haunting :) But the image and focus are great!

20 Mar 2013 3:25am

my-ky from Ontario, Canada exceptional image!

20 Mar 2013 4:10am

Devi from Chennai, India

Amazing shot !!! Love this :-)))

20 Mar 2013 4:48am

Véro from Savoie, France

Wonderful pict , congrats for the spotlight !

20 Mar 2013 4:52am

Yvonne Simons (:|:) from Tilburg, Netherlands

Je hebt er weer een te pakken! Proficiat hoor, het is ook een prachtfoto!!

20 Mar 2013 6:02am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Gefeliciteerd met de spotlight

20 Mar 2013 8:29am

Sylvie capture image from Anjou - Maine et Loire (Loire Valley), France

congratulations ... wonderful image.

20 Mar 2013 8:41am

Frans from Netherlands

Deze is wel zo prachtig die kan zo in een boek top!!


20 Mar 2013 8:47am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Nicely spotted....Congratulations on the spotlight !!

20 Mar 2013 9:42am

Sriram from Chennai, India

There you go... Macro queen... Brilliant!!!!!!! :)

20 Mar 2013 11:06am

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

well done*

20 Mar 2013 11:54am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Congrats on the well deserved spotlight!

20 Mar 2013 12:01pm

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

Excellent close up and very beautifully photographed. Congratulations on the Spotlight !

20 Mar 2013 12:17pm

Basile Pesso from Paris, France

Wonderfully lost in the green.
Congrats on the spotlight !

20 Mar 2013 12:39pm

Florence from Paris, France

Congrats Monique dear. :-)

20 Mar 2013 12:47pm

@Florence: Merci beaucoup Florence!

Martine from bousval, Belgium

F"licitation pour ton spotlight

20 Mar 2013 1:22pm

boomkruiper from Netherlands

Denk dat al die prachtige vlinders van jou wel uit mogen kijken voor dit kleine monstertje. Mooie mysterieuze spanning in je foto

20 Mar 2013 1:39pm

marceline from tournai, Belgium

bravo pour le spotlight !!

20 Mar 2013 1:54pm

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Das ist Großartig. Herzlichen Glückwunsch.

20 Mar 2013 2:38pm

co from Bretagne, France

Superbe !

20 Mar 2013 6:27pm

destani from mashhad, Iran

Congratulations on the Spotlight !

20 Mar 2013 7:55pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Congratulations on your SPOTLIGHT!

20 Mar 2013 8:10pm

@Ruthiebear: Thank you!

Landy from Miami, United States

wooooooooooooooooooooooo la composicion esta soberbia, me encanta esta imagen, gooddddddddd
100* saludos

20 Mar 2013 8:32pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Gorgeous! Congratulations on the Spotlight!

20 Mar 2013 11:58pm

Tony from United Kingdom

Beautiful composition. I love the out of focus greens, it perfectly frames the lizard. Very well spotted and the executed!

21 Mar 2013 1:05am

Stu from From Scotland | Living in 京都 Kyoto, Japan

Simply brilliant Monique! Love it! And congrats on the spotlight.

21 Mar 2013 5:40am

Joke from Leuven, Belgium


21 Mar 2013 4:42pm

yvan from Bled, Slovenia

Brilliant catch and perfect photo!

21 Mar 2013 7:33pm

Helma from Enkhuizen, Netherlands

In een woord werkelijk fantastisch!!
Je zou deze eens in moeten sturen naar een of ander natuurblad Monique,
goeie kans dat ie onmiddelijk geplaatst wordt. Echt weer super dit!

22 Mar 2013 4:01pm

@Helma: Bedankt voor 't compliment Helma ;)

Marie from FRESNES, France

excellent cadrage.

30 Mar 2013 7:39pm

1/200 second
ISO 200
100 mm