Category: Nature Photography
Posted: July 31, 2011

Snake with Fish_ re-edited to mixed media

Fresh Fish Dinner_ re-edit

by helvi2

The hunter and it's prey Contest Entry 
I discovered that this was to be a mixed media entry so made some slight changes
to make it so. I added color to the snake and created a textured background

This photo was taken over a year ago. I was hiking around one of my favorite National Wildlife Refuges when I saw a bunch of people watching something. I quickened my pace to get where they were gathered and soon and discovered what all the interest was about. A black northern water snake had just caught a fish and was trying to swallow it. The snake was having a bit of trouble trying to get the fish down his throat....and I mean a LOT! This is one of the pictures I took.

Hope you enjoy!

Camera Info
Canon Powershot SD 1200 IS
Shooting Mode- Auto
(TV) Shutter Speed 1/100
AV (Aperture Val) 4.9
Light Meter- Evaluative
Auto ISO 400
Lens 6.2-18.6
Focal Length 18.6
Digital Zoom 3.6
White Balance- Auto

Post Type: Mixed Media Photography
Mixed Media: Some brightness, colors added,textured background

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