How I Took This Photo: Sunbathing Skink

posted on 12th of august, 2011

There it was, a skink, out in the garden, on a rock, sunbathing as I opened the door to take in the morning. So I went for my camera instead of my toothbrush and fired away. First from six meters, then five, then four, circling around the skink to find the perfect shot. She seemed to enjoy the sun so much that she didn't mind my prying camera, so I moved in ever so closely and gently till I was seeing eye to eye with her, about six feet away. My 100mm macro lens hit the spot, so sitting on the grass, wet with the morning dew, barefoot, and with disheveled hair, I took this keeper. One out of twenty or so shots. And it's now in dreamstime :)

Comments (10)

Posted by Edayrit100 on September 26, 2011
Thanks, Leahmae :)
Posted by Leahmae on September 26, 2011
i love your description of sitting barefoot in the dew with disheveled hair. I find myself in the same kind of situations, so intent on this "perfect" shot i see with my eyes.
Posted by Elianehaykal on August 14, 2011
A photo fit for summer!! Relaxation.
Posted by Thanatonautii on August 12, 2011
Very nice photo! Congratulations!
Posted by Egomezta on August 12, 2011
It is agreat image.
Posted by Kharyadi on August 12, 2011
Nice shot!
Posted by Mariaam on August 12, 2011
Cool! Great photo!
Posted by FabioConcetta on August 12, 2011
This is also a wonderful compliment!
Posted by Yuritz on August 12, 2011
Nice one and thanks for sharing!
Posted by Picstudio on August 12, 2011
Great shot.

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Photo credits: Ed Dayrit.

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