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Posted By John [Profile] [Photos] Category 2008 Calendar Winners!
Original Filesize 323.0 KB Original Dimensions 1024 x 673
Date Posted 20th November 2007 Number Of Views 1815
Number Of Comments 5 Average Rating 4.33
Title Lyciasalamandra billae, by Wouter Beukema
Description Lyciasalamandra billae
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Lyciasalamandra billae, by Wouter Beukema

This year's entries were quite varied and we saw some top quality entries from people new to the competition this year.

I adore this photo. I think it'll be the cover of the calendar. Nice and sharp, and lovely contrast. My only criticism is that the salamander was so close to the edge of the original. I particularly like the soft shadows, and the eye is caught with a little light to give us something to zone in on. Very well done to Wouter.
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Lyciasalamandra billae, by Wouter Beukema

I love this picture too. He looks like he's praying, or counting for hide-and-go-seek, and he's just adorable.
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Lyciasalamandra billae, by Wouter Beukema

Brilliant photo Wouter ,I'm proud of you
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Lyciasalamandra billae, by Wouter Beukema

Definately hide and seek. lol
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Lyciasalamandra billae, by Wouter Beukema

I just saw this pop up in the random thumbs, and I've got to say: WOW!
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