Posted by Michael Fresh (Chester, United Kingdom) on 18 June 2012 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.
One of many discovered today in the herbaceous border.
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‘’ brilliant colours and contours …….!! ‘’
18 Jun 2012 6:06am
@Rupesh: Thank you so much..!
I love this, the shine on the shell, the wet snail, the curve and the colour
18 Jun 2012 6:21am
@Christine: Thanks Christine, I think it was a baby snail :0
18 Jun 2012 7:00am
Bet you needed a fast shutter speed to catch the action - nice one.
18 Jun 2012 7:09am
@Nigel: The super glue soon slowed it down :0
black ? never saw this color on a snail !
18 Jun 2012 8:01am
@Veronique: Ah.... but these are very special snails..!
These are, indeed, very odd colors for one of my little friends . . might there be something, er . . shall we say . . psychedelic in your border, sir ?
18 Jun 2012 8:14am
@Ronnie 2¢: It... must have been in with a packet of seeds, I didn't know what it was... I believe you can smoke it ? :0
What a wonderful well coloured shell :-)
18 Jun 2012 8:58am
@Curly: Thanks, in tomorrows picture you can see how transparent it is.
-comme il brille fantastique macro sur cet escargot sueprbe.
18 Jun 2012 9:01am
18 Jun 2012 9:05am
Is it real ? It's fantastic . Great colors . How shiny ...
Have a good week .
18 Jun 2012 9:35am
In the slow lane but not many on the road this shiny!
18 Jun 2012 11:04am
@Stephen: It's a new model... I guess just a few weeks old ;)
une coquille magnifique pour ce gastéropode.
18 Jun 2012 11:08am
I must say you captured this ..uhm..well..very attractive :) Great shot !
18 Jun 2012 1:31pm
Superb framing !
18 Jun 2012 2:51pm
Slowly but steadily .... Great capture of this beautiful shiny snail !!! Colors and details are nice ...
18 Jun 2012 2:59pm
@Baldwin VW: Many thanks !
Fantastic close-up ... great textures and a love the rich color on the shell!
18 Jun 2012 4:06pm
wonderful shot! I love all the details!
18 Jun 2012 4:56pm
Ugly thing, but great macro!
18 Jun 2012 6:16pm
beautiful picture and stunning colors. bravo...
18 Jun 2012 6:34pm
Slowly but surely.
18 Jun 2012 7:38pm
Its shell is so delightful. We just have huge, ugly slugs here.
18 Jun 2012 8:34pm
18 Jun 2012 8:46pm
I have always had a fascination with seashells, and this one is a pure fantasy,
as good as it gets, magnificent photo, and a shell to cherish !~
18 Jun 2012 8:48pm
Incredible detail, color and shine captured here!
18 Jun 2012 9:43pm
Excellent! Two thumbs up! :-)
19 Jun 2012 2:15am
Whaho....Wonderful discovery you had. I LIKE the combination of colour of the shell. That's a sharp macro and a beautiful capture !
19 Jun 2012 2:20am
This is a glow-in-the-dark?
19 Jun 2012 12:19pm
perfect example of 'slow living' ... and an excellent capture as well !!
20 Jun 2012 11:31am
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