Who's on top? by Steve Chapple

A scene reminiscent of some work places – everyone trying to climb to the top!

Seems these snails felt the need to climb high onto an old fence post between Carpenters Rocks and Blackfellows Caves in the Limestone Coast region of South Australia.

This is a common sight at this time of the year where common paddock snails congregate on anything off the ground…

Canon 400D, 18-55 lens with CIR Polariser.


  • Katja Fønss
    Katja Fønssabout 6 years ago

    Very cool shot! Interesting, and great POV.

  • MJPhoto
    MJPhotoabout 6 years ago

    Great Shot Steve… Great use of DOF and that Blue Sky rocks as a background

  • LisaR
    LisaRabout 6 years ago

    Wow this is amazing! Fantastic capture.

  • Sharon House
    Sharon Houseabout 6 years ago

    Wow. This is incredible . I have never seen anything like this before. Great capture Steve.

  • Neil
    Neilabout 6 years ago

    Cool! Well spotted and great photo!

  • jenny4
    jenny4about 6 years ago

    My goodness, I wonder why they do that?! Great capture! :-)

  • No idea why Jennifer, this happens a couple of times a year and every post along some fence lines are covered….

    – Steve Chapple

  • AngieBel
    AngieBelabout 6 years ago

    A unique and wonderful capture…and so well taken!

  • whittsatwoopi
    whittsatwoopiabout 6 years ago

    Great work Stevo, well spotted and captured. I have never heard of / seen this before. I wonder why they do it?

  • Not sure Simon, they tend to do this three or four times a year…

    – Steve Chapple

  • Critical  Vision
    Critical Visionabout 6 years ago

    Wonderful shot – feels very South Australian to me. Great DOF and composition

  • AnaBanana
    AnaBananaabout 6 years ago

    super cool picture!!!

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