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At a “Dad and Kids” night, along with everyone else, had the great priviledge to get up close and personal with some reptiles and a few other ‘friends’ …
This is “Sparkles” the diamond python … this image is untitled, because the child’s face says it all, more than I could hope to convey in a word or two … he was perfectly OK with Sparkles draped around his shoulders, but didn’t once take his eyes off her ;-)

Canon 50D, 50mm f1.8
Available light (internal building lights)
Straight from camera, no post-ed

Capturing people being people, and the finer details of four and two wheeled blingy classic automotives – two fave ‘topics’ of imagery :-))

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Comments

  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartover 4 years ago

    Another beautiful image Ell – the camera loves Sparkles!

  • Thank you Georgie :-)
    Yes, she is very photogenic!

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • en-joy
    en-joyover 4 years ago

    Hey, I love this, what a fantastic capture!

  • Thank you very much Nicole, she was a joy to behold and gently handle :-)

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • Rhoufi
    Rhoufiover 4 years ago

    Love the pursed mouth and the wide eyes of the boy. And I just noticed Sparkles is around his neck. Very cool.

  • Rhoufi, thank you very much, was an awesome night! :-)
    … sorry it’s taken so long to catch up with your comment though my friend :-(

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • Gary Gurr
    Gary Gurrover 4 years ago

    Nice capture, I like the DOF in this shot.

  • Thank you very much Gary :-)
    … sorry it’s taken so long to catch up with your comment though :-(

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • Laurie Minor
    Laurie Minorover 4 years ago

    Wonderful photojournalism, expression & DOF, Ell!

  • Thank you very much Laurie, and for the fave!! :-)

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • HelenLewis
    HelenLewisover 4 years ago

    Well done Ell! Great composition – sharp where it counts and the expression capture – great shot!

  • Thank you very much Helen :-)

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • Peter Denniston
    Peter Dennistonabout 4 years ago

    Congrats on been featured today in the 50mm Prime Group :)

  • #Thank you very very much for the featured, Peter!! :-D

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • Alex Mokrzycki
    Alex Mokrzyckiabout 4 years ago

    very well caught, you have a talent/gift in capturing the moment and that’s what photography is about.—-cheers Alex.

  • Wow!! Thank you for such a lovely comment
    Alex, very much appreciated
    !! :-))
    … sorry for the lateness of reply though :-(

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • SRana
    SRanaabout 4 years ago

    fantastic shot Ell, lovel Dof and very dramatic

  • Thank you very much Shane :-))
    This was a fantastic night for adults and kids alike, had loads of fun with the 50mm, and I got to hold a snake for the first time in my life! Loved it!! :-D

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • rickvohra
    rickvohraabout 4 years ago

    Great work, yet again! Congrats on the feature. :)

  • Thank you Rick :o)
    The reptiles this night were a huge hit, young and old! “Sparkles” the diamond python was a huge hit with me too, wanted to take her home!! :-D

    – Ell-on-Wheels

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