SLUG - On the Prowl by Glenn Cecero
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SLUG – On the Prowl – Macro – South Florida
Feature – “Absolute Clarity”, “Wild Nature Photography & Writing”, “Close Ups In Nature”, “Tell It Like It Is”, “GEMS”

1050 Views on June 29, 2013
Canon Powershot G12
Macro Mode
Exposure Time – 1/30 Second
Exposure Bias – 0 EV
F Stop – 2.8
Focal Length – 6.1mm

Pembroke Pines, FL, United States of America

Tags

slug, macro, nature, bug, south florida, fauna

My first camera was an Argus C3 given to me by my Uncle. Became interested and over the intervening years I have done photography and stopped, only to start again. Have begun again in the last 4 years with Canon Digital Point and Shoots. I have no training in the arts or photography. I have read some of Ansel Adam’s series, never finished.. I have learned a lot from seeing the fantastic images here.

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Comments

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyabout 3 years ago

    nice and colorful image…. strange and slimy creature. lol

  • Howdy Manon, thanks for the lovely comments. Yes, they are a strange looking beasty. If they start eating the foliage, they are going to have to go. I’m not talking a bus ticket out of town either!
    Glenn

    – Glenn Cecero

  • Glenn Cecero
    Glenn Ceceroabout 3 years ago

  • Christine Annas
    Christine Annasabout 3 years ago

    Y’all grow them big down there! Very nice capture, he found a single green leaf in a sea of brown, it makes for a very colorful pic!

  • Hey Chris, yep this was a large one, good 3" long. Haven’t noted this variety before. Thanks for your perspective on the image!
    Glenn

    – Glenn Cecero

  • © Bob Hall
    © Bob Hallabout 3 years ago

    Wow, very macro indeed, Glenn! Great clarity and movement … ok, ok, the movement is a bit slow, but that’s not your fault, lol! love this one for a fav buddy!!!

  • Mighty kind of you, Bob. I’m not near as fast as I used to be, so I had this character, way outclassed. A Fave my friend, that is great! I appreciated it!
    Glenn

    – Glenn Cecero

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonabout 3 years ago

    BEAUTIFUL work,
    .

  • Very kind of you!

    – Glenn Cecero

  • Robert H Carney
    Robert H Carneyabout 3 years ago

    !

    Amazing, Glenn!

  • Many thanks Robert, was out shooting mushrooms for identification by a dear fellow member, and there it slimed.
    Glenn

    – Glenn Cecero

  • Carla Wick/Jandelle Petters
    Carla Wick/Jan...about 3 years ago

    Very leech-like in form!
    I’ve got a few giants in my garden but have been blessed that they do almost no visible damage…PHEW! I love mullusks and their relatives…..strange eh?

  • Hello Carla,
    Now that you mention it, ewww! Like snails, reptiles, amphibians.. never developed any empathy for slugs. Don’t know that it is strange, just educated and interested in more than the general stuff {:-))!

    – Glenn Cecero

  • karina5
    karina5about 3 years ago

    Glenn, that’s a super capture. Congrats on your feature. Karin

  • Thanks Karina, much appreciated!
    Glenn

    – Glenn Cecero

  • Loree McComb
    Loree McCombabout 3 years ago

    wow, now that’s getting down and dirty for a fantastic capture

  • Hey Loree, it answered a modelling call! Very professional, gave it a extra handful of mulch at the end of the shoot {:-))! Really thank you for your great comments and support!
    Glenn

    – Glenn Cecero

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsabout 3 years ago

    THANK YOU FOR SUBMIITTING YOUR WORK TO THE COMPACT GROUP 1 per day WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING MORE!

  • Hello Karen, thanx ;-)!

    – Glenn Cecero

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