Artis Amsterdam Zoo -collection
Amsterdam, the Netherlands


Young Green Iguana (Iguana Iguana – Wikipedia) – just out of the egg. Green Iguana’s are a large, arboreal herbivorous species of lizard of the genus Iguana native to Central and South America. Check out my photo of an old Iguana of this same species

Iguanidae is a family of lizards, composed of iguanas and related species. See Wikipedia

Technical details
Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera and
Pentax-M zoom1:2.8-4 40-80mm lens
exp.time 1/45 sec. at f/unknown
ISO 200
Photo made through glass, with artificial light

Features and Top10 placements
Featured and top10 placement in Little Critters – Bubbler’s weekly challenge (March 11, 2011) (March 26, 2011)
Featured in Baby wildlife of the world (March 13, 2011)
Top10 placement in One single baby – Baby wildlife of the world (April 2, 2011)
Top10 in starting with letter I – Playful, photogenic animals
Featured in one, two, three (August 9, 2011)
Featured in Artist’s Universe (Feb. 8, 2012)
Top10 in Dragons – challenge accepted (March 6, 2012)
Featured in The addicted photographer (April 22, 2012)
Thank you so much to the hosts of these marvellous groups and challenges

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Comments and feed-back always welcome. Thanks for looking :)

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Steppeland (pseudonym) is a Flemish photographer, living in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Her main area’s of interest are Nature Photography, Street photography and Photojournalism. Recently she also explores different digital art techniques, mainly based on her own photographs.
More of her work can be seen at DeviantArt and 500px

Comments and feed-back always welcome! Thanks for looking!

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  • steppeland
    steppelandabout 3 years ago

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 3 years ago

  • Thanks a lot, Ray!

    – steppeland

    JUSTARTabout 3 years ago

    great shot

  • Thank you so much!

    – steppeland

  • Joy Watson
    Joy Watsonabout 3 years ago

    He’s beautiful. Great capture

  • Aww, thanks a lot, Joy! :)

    – steppeland

  • Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch
    Kerryn Madsen-...about 3 years ago

    Exquisite creature and photo shot.

  • Yes, isn’t it a beauty! Thank you so much Kerryn, for you visit, your kind words and the fav! :)

    – steppeland

  • njumer
    njumerabout 3 years ago

    Awww, I love lizards !! great job on this shot !!

  • Thank you! Well, often the post-editing does a lot! ;)

    – steppeland

  • Val Saxby
    Val Saxbyabout 3 years ago

    Congratulations Your beautiful image has been featured and you might like to consider entering it into the ‘Little Critters’ challenge
    Wishing you a wonderful weekend, kind regards Val

    11th March 2011

  • Great! Thanks a lot for the feature, Val!

    – steppeland

  • Pam Hogg
    Pam Hoggabout 3 years ago

  • Wonderful! Thank you so much for the feature, Pam! It means a lot!

    – steppeland

  • Robert Taylor
    Robert Taylorabout 3 years ago

    That’s a fabulous shot….

  • Thank you so much, Robert, glad you think so!

    – steppeland

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELabout 3 years ago

    CONGRATULATIONS on your beautiful feature amazing work.

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