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Costa Rican Wildlife

Perhaps a little too close for comfort. This is a 66% crop. Taken in Manuel Antonio National Park on Costa Rica's Pacific Coast.

For more animal shots from my trip go here.

Costa Rican Wildlife

Perhaps a little too close for comfort. This is a 66% crop. Taken in Manuel Antonio National Park on Costa Rica's Pacific Coast.

For more animal shots from my trip go here.

comments (62)

  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 30 Apr 2010, 01:07
Did it have smelly breath, Charles?
cool close up!
  • JJ
  • United States
  • 30 Apr 2010, 01:37
Such a cool super closeup shot
  • Ginnie
  • in Atlanta right now!
  • 30 Apr 2010, 01:43
HA! It is definitely close, Charles. grin
  • sherri
  • United States
  • 30 Apr 2010, 02:01
It's beautiful. I love the soft yellow and vivid blue mix.
  • Zhu
  • Canada
  • 30 Apr 2010, 02:07
I like it! That's a pretty clear crop.
  • Elaine-
  • Canada
  • 30 Apr 2010, 03:31
he looks like he wants to bite my nose off!!! great close up!!!
Wow,that's one brave shot ! I would never want to be this close to one wink Nice composition, incredible details.
Wow, it's so surprisingly shot! Very great!
  • Steven
  • Chicagoland
  • 30 Apr 2010, 04:37
Wow! Stunning close-up that you have captured here! That eye is looking right through the camera's lens.
  • Mroy
  • USA
  • 30 Apr 2010, 05:36
Now that's really close up.
An awesome close up Charles! The detail and colors are superb!
  • Luke
  • United States
  • 30 Apr 2010, 06:37
An awesome reptile!
  • Kala
  • United States
  • 30 Apr 2010, 06:41
Awesome color and detail. And what a face he has!
Oh, I nearly fell of the chair when your page had loaded!!! Really cool shot and great deails! wink
  • Chris
  • England
  • 30 Apr 2010, 07:18
Make sure he doesn't eat you Charles!
impressive closeup and details, very interesting photo
  • SAVO
  • United Kingdom
  • 30 Apr 2010, 07:29
Now that is one mean eye!
Love it Charles! That eye looks wickedsmile
  • Brian
  • Australia
  • 30 Apr 2010, 08:05
Extreme - but great - close up
  • Alan
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 30 Apr 2010, 08:10
Oh my goodness!! What a creature and what a beautiful capture.
  • Nina
  • France
  • 30 Apr 2010, 08:19
Close! very close! good portrait!
  • Carlib
  • France
  • 30 Apr 2010, 08:20
Wow!! Now that's impressive alright!
Funny those reptilian eyes... in which you cannot read much!!
Cheers!
One step closer and I'll grab him. Lots of nice detail in the shot.
  • STEED
  • Germany
  • 30 Apr 2010, 08:37
Heu !!!!!!!!!!!!! Good morning...
This is very interesting Charles.
  • tede
  • France
  • 30 Apr 2010, 08:47
Wow! impressive, it takes the whole screen! Splendid shot. Good day.
  • Aurore
  • France
  • 30 Apr 2010, 09:04
Nice colors for this close up. Funny expression, as it was smiling to you smile
A large portrait, good catch, well with you.Charles
Great closeup Charles!!
That is too close for comfort. He has quite a smile.
Great capture Charles. A fancy chap
  • jpla
  • St Barthélémy d'Anjou
  • 30 Apr 2010, 10:25
Superbe ! Bonne journée
JP
Great close-up, Charles.
Great close-up, Charles.
cool....
up close and personal
  • Astrid
  • Netherlands
  • 30 Apr 2010, 11:34
Great close-up, it shows it's colours so beautiful.
Well done.
Mmm that is a bit too close for comfort Charles.
Quite impressive Charles. Great capture!
Super close-up shot, excellent details, amazed at all the coloring in this creature.
  • Sidney
  • Philippines
  • 30 Apr 2010, 12:10
Wow ! That is a nice close-up ! Well done. Amazing details !
  • didier
  • france
  • 30 Apr 2010, 12:31
un beau spécimen !! avec de superbes couleurs !
Managed it this time Charles!

What a ferocious looking beastie and what a superb portrait of it.
Iso 1000 and big crop it's not easy to get a best result , but however , we can see nice détails and appeciete the variety of colors , phil.
Wonderful macro; I love the blue colors and the detail of the scales. He sees you!
  • mariana
  • United States
  • 30 Apr 2010, 15:11
wow... you scared me with sudden open of this photo wink) super .. super big smile)
Wow, that's a fantastic picture, I don't think it's too close at all.
  • don
  • United States
  • 30 Apr 2010, 16:21
A WOW close up shot for sure! Wonderful detail and color.
  • Fabrice
  • France
  • 30 Apr 2010, 16:47
Yes! More impressive than the eyes of my little frog ...
Great!
A fabulous crop, Charles, showing the detail and beauty of the skin so well.
  • Marion
  • Ireland
  • 30 Apr 2010, 16:49
What a gorgeous close up!! Very nice!
That really does look too close. What a fine portrait of that handsome fellow.
  • Marcie
  • United States
  • 30 Apr 2010, 17:17
WOW! I'm speechless. WOW!
Excellent close-up - what an eye!
  • blackdog
  • United Kingdom
  • 30 Apr 2010, 19:18
Great colours in this close up ;o)
Wow..closer and closer..lovely colour again Charles..Good one.
  • K.B.R
  • Switzerland
  • 30 Apr 2010, 21:09
Terrific!!!
Great details.
  • Elisa
  • Argentina
  • 30 Apr 2010, 22:32
C´est fantastique!
Amitiés et bon week-end
Elisa, Argentine
  • Steve
  • United States
  • 30 Apr 2010, 22:40
Gulp! He looks hungry!
  • Otto K.
  • United States
  • 30 Apr 2010, 22:57
Cool capture. It wasn't skittish of you?
Lovely macro image
  • Candace
  • United States
  • 9 May 2010, 02:06
He's kissably cute! That's some macro.

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