This cobra seemed mesmorised by his own reflection in the lens. Whenever I moved the camera, he moved his head accordingly.


animal, cobra, curious, head, nature, reptile, snake


  • Sarah Curtiss
    Sarah Curtissover 4 years ago

    This is truly a fabulous face. Great shot and great treatment.

  • Thanks Sarah, he really was very curious, I think he saw his reflection in the lens as this was a close shot

    – mamba

  • Thow's Photography
    Thow's Photogr...over 4 years ago

    Stunning shot

  • Thanks very much Mick.

    – mamba

  • Clive
    Cliveover 4 years ago

  • Wow! Many thanks indeed Clive for this feature. I’m honoured. If only the cobra new, as he is the star.

    – mamba

  • headygirl
    headygirlover 4 years ago

    awesome creature!

  • Thanks headygirl. Yes and very curious he was too.

    – mamba

  • Clive
    Cliveover 4 years ago

    Most welcome mamba, great work

  • MischaC
    MischaCover 4 years ago

    Great macro! It glows like a metallic sculpture. Congrats on the feature!

  • Many thanks MischaC.

    – mamba

  • aussiedi
    aussiediover 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your well deserved feature. Hope he was behnd glass. well done.


  • Thank you very much aussiedi. Yes he was behind glass in a huge terrarium and came within 20 cm. from my lens and flirted with his own reflection.

    – mamba

  • Alex Mokrzycki
    Alex Mokrzyckiover 4 years ago

    excellent capture, congrats on feature

  • Thank you very much for your comment Alex.

    – mamba

  • Pamela Jayne Smith
    Pamela Jayne S...over 4 years ago

    Thank you for submitting your image to the All Things That are BLACK / WHITE we look forward to seeing more of your fabulous images

  • Edward smit
    Edward smitover 3 years ago

    wow fantastic image i love the key hole effect

  • Many thanks Edward for your comment.

    – mamba

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