Lifer Kopsteins, 4th Blue Coral, and a selfie (VIDEO now)

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Lifer Kopsteins, 4th Blue Coral, and a selfie (VIDEO now)

Post by LouB747 » September 2nd, 2014, 11:53 am

Another successful trip to Singapore. First off, Painted Bronzeback. As found.
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My fourth Blue Coral Snake. By far my favorite snake. I was only able to watch this one for a few minutes before he went under some leaf litter. Only a few quick shots. Took mostly video. It was too short of an encounter! As found.
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Actually not the brightest blue I've seen. Maybe he was "in the blue".
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My second Waglers Pit Viper. Another female. As found.
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Underneath
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I decided to use the GoPro with a pole to get a shot from above. Not the crispest shot, but I like the angle.
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That lead to a "selfie". Holding the GoPole, using iphone WiFi to view image and click the shutter.
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Found this super sweet looking Kopsteins Bronzeback. A LIFER for me.
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Such a beautiful snake. Took a lot of video. Amazing to watch the snake puff up to show it's colors.
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And lastly a bit of green.
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While common, these guys never get old.
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Putting another video together. Haven't had time to look at the footage yet. Hopefully it'll be better than the pics.

Lou

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Post by Martti Niskanen » September 2nd, 2014, 12:33 pm

Very nice!

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Post by Jeroen Speybroeck » September 2nd, 2014, 12:40 pm

Sooo cool, once more!

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Post by justinm » September 2nd, 2014, 12:45 pm

Some enviable finds to be sure. You've found your groove on this site.

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Post by LouB747 » September 2nd, 2014, 2:04 pm

Thanks guys. Funny thing, before I was into snakes, I used to fly for an airline that went just about everywhere. Africa, South America, Australia, Europe. Now it's just Tokyo, with the occasional Singapore trip.

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Post by MattSullivan » September 2nd, 2014, 6:54 pm

that waglers pit is such a sexy snake...

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Post by frogfish » September 2nd, 2014, 7:48 pm

Can't have more purdy snakes than those! :)

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Post by orionmystery » September 2nd, 2014, 9:36 pm

Cool! Haven't got a Kopstein nor blue coral yet....

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Re: Lifer Kopsteins, 4th Blue Coral, and a selfie

Post by morgan58 » September 3rd, 2014, 2:20 am

Kopstein are very beautiful snakes and too fast to get away to get good pics. Nice snake all :)

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Post by Tim Leerschool » September 3rd, 2014, 5:17 am

Amazing colours! Especially Waglers viper pops out! Also like the creative angle of the selfie shot ;)

Liked your last video a lot! I'm curious for another video and the shots you made.

With all the best,

Tim

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Post by Noah M » September 3rd, 2014, 5:56 am

The first picture of the Wagler's looks like a caricature to me, with an exaggerated head. The second and third pictures confirmed that, no indeed it just has a large head! What an awesome looking animal.

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Re: Lifer Kopsteins, 4th Blue Coral, and a selfie

Post by LouB747 » September 11th, 2014, 2:07 pm

Video finished. YouTube didn't like the music I chose for the opening and closing segments. It's a little strange without the music. Anyways, it's about 30 mins long. All the above snakes. Hope you like it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXgifwA ... z7YMELesJg

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