@ Snail's Pace~~ by a~m .

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…heh… i waited FOREVER for this tiny little snail to make it’s way into the little burst of filtered light on the native cruxifix orchids….

….lying in bed that night, it dawned on me that i could have just picked the orchid and placed it in the light!!!!

…the speed of the snail is often times faster than my speed of thought!!!

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  • midzing
    midzingover 6 years ago

    gorgeous shot,,,well done

  • thank you wendy.. and for all your lovely comments and favs on my other pics too.. much appreciated x

    – a~m .

  • John  De Bord Photography
    John De Bord ...over 6 years ago

    I really like this a lot, you know u have talent when u can take something as ugly as a Snail and make it a masterpiece!

  • bwahaha.. thanks john… lovely to see you here too… and thanks for your comments and fav’s.. much appreciated… x

    – a~m .

  • Sharon A. Henson
    Sharon A. Hensonover 6 years ago

    This shot is done beautiful !

  • fotosrphun
    fotosrphunover 6 years ago

    Your patience did pay off, an excellent capture! Dave

  • Barbara Morrison
    Barbara Morrisonover 6 years ago

    Beautiful light on the snail. He looks almost translucent.

  • CapturedByKylie
    CapturedByKylieover 6 years ago

    Great image! Wonderfully lit and glad to know i’m not the only one who would wait for “the right moment” like you did with this image!
    Was the snail on a Crucifix Orchid?

  • hehe.. thank you.. yes those tiny little crucifix orchids…they seem to grow wild around here… ♥

    – a~m .

  • sweetscent62
    sweetscent62over 6 years ago

    I love this A~M : ) what a wonderful idea… it’s so pretty. well done!! Wen x

  • aww thanks so much.. and also for the fav

    – a~m .

  • berndt2
    berndt2over 5 years ago

    brilliant use of light… and patience!

  • Pascal Dricot
    Pascal Dricotover 4 years ago

    nice colours, beautiful with the light

  • Christina Rollo
    Christina Rolloover 4 years ago

    Such a gorgeous image, beautiful light, well worth the wait :)

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