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Bubble Boa and a month in the Carolinas (DUB)

Post by Steve Atkins » June 5th, 2012, 5:11 am

Here's a bunch of pictures from the last month or so in the Carolinas, for those who don't check out the SE chapter

WNC milksnake, a bit of a rarity around here
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crappy cell phone pic
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from the "day of 39 snakes"

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mosquito on the head
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And the giant Bubble Boa
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Post by chris_mcmartin » June 5th, 2012, 5:51 am

I'm speechless. I am without speech.

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Post by Cole Grover » June 5th, 2012, 6:19 am

Dude.

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Post by Flintdiver » June 5th, 2012, 6:40 am

Awesome as usual !

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Post by Neil M » June 5th, 2012, 6:44 am

Absolutely insane post :thumb:

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Post by Ridge Walker » June 5th, 2012, 7:25 am

I really enjoy your style of photography. :beer: Great post!

RW

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Post by dickbartlett » June 5th, 2012, 7:45 am

The variety is staggering. The quality is magnificent. Great post overall (and the ladyslippers were the icing on the proverbial cake for me).

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Post by monklet » June 5th, 2012, 7:58 am

Wild collection of fine, fun, fabulous and fascinating images!!! :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :beer:

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Post by muskiemagnet » June 5th, 2012, 8:51 am

i agree with all of the above. frog in the air-awesome. snapper family-very cool.

-ben

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Post by Joe Farah » June 5th, 2012, 9:46 am

One of my favorite posts of the year so far. Amazingly fun shots!

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Post by Mulebrother » June 5th, 2012, 10:49 am

Scott

here is your 'centerfold' shots for the next year.
Awesome post...I think my fave is the bullfrog in mid-air, or the coachwhip on the dunes, or the...ah hell, they are all great!

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Post by MichaelCravens » June 5th, 2012, 11:19 am

Some beautiful photos there

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Post by tai haku » June 5th, 2012, 12:38 pm

loving the coachwhip but I really loved the way you casually dropped in the faceshot on that black bear amidst all the close-ups. It made me jump a little. :lol:

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Post by Kent VanSooy » June 5th, 2012, 1:44 pm

I'm digging the yellow rat climbing the tree....from above. All of them, just beautiful.

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Post by chrish » June 5th, 2012, 6:51 pm

Amazing post, amazing photos top to bottom.

That Bullfrog in midair shot may be one of the better shots I've seen on FHF in a while. Outstanding. How did you get that sharp?

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Post by David O » June 6th, 2012, 8:27 am

...FTW.

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Post by mikemike » June 6th, 2012, 9:49 am

Truly and awesome post. You found some great variety and made it a family affair. Great shots all around as well. The last mudsnake (being held by the little girl) looks like a beast!

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Post by Norman D » June 6th, 2012, 10:03 am

Despite the lack of rattlesnakes, this was a wonderful post full of cool & fun images. Thanks for sharing

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Post by Joshua Wallace » June 6th, 2012, 10:05 am

Absolutely stunning post. I love all of the family pictures.

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Post by CCarille » June 6th, 2012, 10:23 am

Great Post! I love the redbelly snake shot! Would love to have that on my wall!

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Post by JakeScott » June 6th, 2012, 11:54 am

Stunning photography. I really like the bullfrog leaping shot.

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Post by Brandon D » June 6th, 2012, 3:24 pm

Now I get the bubble boa ha ha For a second there I thought this was going to be a post from two different regions and thought the bubble boa was some kind of weird charina or something. Great post though, lots of great photos there I especially liked the triangulum and the farancia, as well as the kids joining in I have an almost 3 year old I take with me to certain areas, she loves everything about nature, my other daughter is only 5 months I havent taken her with me in the field yet, although I had taken my other daughter with me when she was the same age and younger but primarily just so I could go lol, again nice post
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Post by reako45 » June 6th, 2012, 6:17 pm

Incredible. The leaping frog and the face-first shot of the Rat climbing up the tree priceless!

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Post by Gary2sons » June 6th, 2012, 8:18 pm

Truly a stunning post and awesome photos! :thumb:

The kids looked like they were having a great time!

That was a very impressive Bubble Boa!!!

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Post by ThatFrogGuy » June 6th, 2012, 8:30 pm

Your photography is really, really awesome. My favorites were the yellow rat on the beach and the bullfrog in air.
Norman D wrote:Despite the lack of rattlesnakes, this was a wonderful post full of cool & fun images. Thanks for sharing
A post can't be good without rattlesnakes? :lol:

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Post by Steve Atkins » June 7th, 2012, 4:44 pm

Thanks for the kind words guys


8-) quote="chrish"]Amazing post, amazing photos top to bottom.

That Bullfrog in midair shot may be one of the better shots I've seen on FHF in a while. Outstanding. How did you get that sharp?[/quote]

Thanks, I treated it like a flying bird, jacked up the shutter speed
David O wrote:...FTW.
I had to google that one, thanks
Norman D wrote:Despite the lack of rattlesnakes, this was a wonderful post full of cool & fun images. Thanks for sharing
I will be sure to include a hot f my 3 year old holding something venomous next time ;)
CCarille wrote:Great Post! I love the redbelly snake shot! Would love to have that on my wall!
Pm me, I,ll send you the file

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Post by Kelly Mc » March 2nd, 2017, 6:05 pm

Now, I dont think I bump too many older posts up, but I was looking for that jumping frog that Porter posted about, and the Carolinas are a dream destination for me, and I had not seen this post but happened on it using search feature (Leaping frog took me to this glorious post)

I am also not one to go soft-swirl over every kid that I see, but Dang, these photos just knocked me out! Gave me hope for humanity ..

Beautiful. All of it.

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Post by Jeroen Speybroeck » March 2nd, 2017, 11:38 pm

And thank you for it, Kelly, as it was new to me as well and much enjoyed.

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