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by CCarille
November 4th, 2013, 2:27 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Tell me I'm not the only one
Replies: 29
Views: 11974

Re: Tell me I'm not the only one

I've done some stupid things before... luckily I haven't lost too much $ worth of gear though. The worst I've had happen to date are: 1. Lost a P&S with underwater housing while whitewater rafting in Costa Rica. I had it strapped onto the chest of my life vest. As soon as we reached calm water we we...
by CCarille
October 29th, 2013, 1:49 pm
Forum: Reading Room
Topic: book ideas for christmas
Replies: 11
Views: 4868

Re: book ideas for christmas

Check out this thread: http://www.fieldherpforum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=16277 As already mentioned, it really does depend on what you're looking to read... but there are a lot of great books in that thread... I could add another 15 if interested and can't find anything of worth in the thread...
by CCarille
October 12th, 2013, 10:24 am
Forum: Reading Room
Topic: Venomous Snakes of the World
Replies: 4
Views: 3761

Re: Venomous Snakes of the World

Tomas Miscione wrote:the photo on the last page is mislabeled, but over all I enjoyed it.
Tomas
Funny that error... I checked it and it's a pretty glaring mistake.
by CCarille
September 19th, 2013, 7:27 am
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Portraiture Photography (yes, of Humans not Herps)
Replies: 4
Views: 3707

Re: Portraiture Photography (yes, of Humans not Herps)

FYI, the Peruvian Guide and the Muslim Girl are my favorites from the set above. Thanks Travis! I love that guide shot also. I'm surprised no one else has chimed in yet to comment. I know a lot of people here do a lot of photographic work, though I'm unsure of how many do portrait work. Take this a...
by CCarille
September 19th, 2013, 7:15 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Panama Field Herping, Gamboa and El Valle
Replies: 5
Views: 2831

Re: Panama Field Herping, Gamboa and El Valle

Nice Cody! That first RETF shot is fantastic - would make a great book cover.
by CCarille
September 6th, 2013, 3:40 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ... jaguar predation on a caiman ...
Replies: 11
Views: 3781

Re: ... jaguar predation on a caiman ...

WOW! That is so wild! I wish I was the photographer that got to experience that and take those photos! Unbelievable, and the jaguar looks fairly healthy and not desperate for a meal.... I wonder if this jaguar does this "often."
by CCarille
September 5th, 2013, 3:20 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Tropical Photography Gear
Replies: 12
Views: 7278

Re: Tropical Photography Gear

I've also used rain sleeves before... good if the lens has a long hood on it, otherwise rain will still get on the front lens. I would suggest bringing bags of rice... like a homemade desiccant packet. Just get a few bags of rice in plastic baggies and poke a few holes in one as a reusable bag. It'l...
by CCarille
September 5th, 2013, 7:53 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Rubber Boa Info
Replies: 10
Views: 4264

Re: Rubber Boa Info

I think Jimi is spot-on with what you should do to solve the possible issue. I just wanted to voice my 2 cents on pets in the classroom. I was a HS Biology teacher for a few years and kept animals in the room, learning a few lessons along the way. - Pets make fantastic teaching tools and should be u...
by CCarille
September 5th, 2013, 6:23 am
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Suggestions: Heterotrophic and Autotrophic Oddities
Replies: 13
Views: 6092

Re: Suggestions: Heterotrophic and Autotrophic Oddities

That's great Matt! I actually took photos of M. uniflora recently on a hike not really knowing what it was. I id'd it and left the photos without looking more into what it was. Definitely something I'm going to mention now since they can be found in the area and the students may see them when I take...
by CCarille
September 5th, 2013, 5:59 am
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Suggestions: Heterotrophic and Autotrophic Oddities
Replies: 13
Views: 6092

Re: Suggestions: Heterotrophic and Autotrophic Oddities

Thanks for the quick replies! I'll definitely add some of those examples for today/tomorrow. I like the idea of bringing up the photosynthetic larvae, since it is something that seems to be lost as development continues and pigment comes in. Breathetarianism - haha. I love the dolphin and money as t...
by CCarille
September 4th, 2013, 2:21 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Suggestions: Heterotrophic and Autotrophic Oddities
Replies: 13
Views: 6092

Suggestions: Heterotrophic and Autotrophic Oddities

Hey All, I know this is last minute (class is tomorrow and Friday), but just wanted to see if anyone else has some good ones. I teach non-major undergrads, so I'm always looking for something different to talk about/show photos of. I bring up pitcher plants, sundews, and venus fly traps for odd auto...
by CCarille
September 4th, 2013, 1:39 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Portraiture Photography (yes, of Humans not Herps)
Replies: 4
Views: 3707

Re: Portraiture Photography (yes, of Humans not Herps)

I don't think I'm in any way the perfect portrait photographer (I'm aware of my weaknesses in photography and portraiture is one of them), but my favorite "portrait" type photographs I've taken are the ones that aren't planned. I think capturing unique (real vague right?) people in certain situation...
by CCarille
September 3rd, 2013, 1:45 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Image Test
Replies: 2
Views: 968

Re: Image Test

Love eyelash vipers!
by CCarille
August 27th, 2013, 1:15 pm
Forum: Reading Room
Topic: Venomous Snakes of the World
Replies: 4
Views: 3761

Re: Venomous Snakes of the World

Sorry for the long delay in response Justin - I've been busy and wanted to take a more thorough look through before responding. I find the book to be informative and interesting. The info is basic - meant to help US amphibious forces id species they may potentially encounter. There are range maps fo...
by CCarille
August 23rd, 2013, 10:50 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Scam E-mail sent out.
Replies: 2
Views: 3367

Scam E-mail sent out.

Wasn't sure where to put this, but wanted to make sure people saw it: To everyone who I've contacted by e-mail within the last day: My e-mail was hacked by people in Nigeria. They sent e-mails to every contact I have asking for money, saying I was stuck in the Philippines... this is NOT true! Every ...
by CCarille
August 22nd, 2013, 8:17 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Amazonia (Peru) July 2013 – (2) amphibians & reptiles!
Replies: 33
Views: 28638

Re: Amazonia (Peru) July 2013 – (2) amphibians & reptiles!

An exciting read through! Once again spurring my desire to return to the Amazon even more! Love the H. helioi - fantastic find! I couldn't help but smile at the video of the R. ventrimaculata , just something mesmerizing about toxic little amphibians. The palm shot with the 4 Monkey frogs is incredi...
by CCarille
August 20th, 2013, 9:57 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Amazonia (Peru) July 2013 – (1) herp-free intro
Replies: 13
Views: 16330

Re: Amazonia (Peru) July 2013 – (1) herp-free intro

Great teaser post Jeroen! I'm excited to see the herp shots (especially the corals and more of the bushmaster)! Unfortunate incident with the bite... SA has many species that are very difficult to identify and, unlike the US, the tropical corals can be extremely varied in coloration and pattern. The...
by CCarille
August 15th, 2013, 7:33 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2013 in Georgia and North Carolina
Replies: 21
Views: 5236

Re: 2013 in Georgia and North Carolina

Fantastic post Kevin! Some really great shots in there... I especially love the panorama over the mountains with the mist. Stitched together or a wide angle lens? I'm also glad you answered Josh's question because the salamander larvae/egg shots are just outstanding! You've made me want to get out a...
by CCarille
August 12th, 2013, 7:48 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A Trip to New York
Replies: 5
Views: 1815

Re: A Trip to New York

Looks like a nice trip. Where in upstate NY were you? I'm guessing the Adirondacks based on the loon.
by CCarille
August 11th, 2013, 4:37 pm
Forum: Reading Room
Topic: Venomous Snakes of the World
Replies: 4
Views: 3761

Venomous Snakes of the World

Check out the new guide edited by Scott Shupe!

Rob Schell and I both have a couple photos in the guide.

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by CCarille
August 11th, 2013, 2:07 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Peruvian Amazonia, or is that Amazonian Peru?
Replies: 63
Views: 34318

Re: Peruvian Amazonia, or is that Amazonian Peru?

Great post! Love the corals and the bushmaster!

Looks like a fantastic trip... very anxious to get back to Peru now.
by CCarille
August 10th, 2013, 7:03 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Some recent shots...
Replies: 6
Views: 3307

Re: Some recent shots...

Thanks Cody! I spend more time on here than any of the other forums... just need more time in the day.
by CCarille
August 10th, 2013, 7:03 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: The Emerald Princess
Replies: 3
Views: 1971

Re: The Emerald Princess

Awesome Kelly! I love these lizards. How much space do you give her?

One of many I found in Sabah, Borneo
Image
by CCarille
August 10th, 2013, 6:58 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: A little of what I keep
Replies: 7
Views: 3418

Re: A little of what I keep

Love the first and last pics you posted Cody!

I'm not very knowledgeable about retic morphs... you say one 66% will probably prove out and one won't, are there markers for albinism in retics?
by CCarille
August 6th, 2013, 7:31 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Some recent shots...
Replies: 6
Views: 3307

Re: Some recent shots...

Thanks Terry! Ask around... the PR boas hang out around caves catching bats in PR I believe. Find some and get some photos in the wild!
by CCarille
August 6th, 2013, 1:22 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Some recent shots...
Replies: 6
Views: 3307

Re: Some recent shots...

Thanks Berkeley! The BRB really is much lighter compared to the other 4 I have.
Berkeley Boone wrote: And does anyone know any Rock pythons that AREN'T angry at the world? :lol:
I know I haven't come across any :D
by CCarille
August 4th, 2013, 8:50 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Some recent shots...
Replies: 6
Views: 3307

Some recent shots...

An Annulated Tree Boa ( Corallus annulatus ) that I received gratis from a friend who replaced a female I had that spontaneously passed without [definable] cause. http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3710/9331330056_bc19e08d75.jpg http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5459/9328534985_f23406b5f3.jpg Almost 2 y/o Am...
by CCarille
August 1st, 2013, 5:11 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: A month in Belize
Replies: 36
Views: 26109

Re: A month in Belize

Those turtle shots are fantastic!
by CCarille
July 31st, 2013, 7:18 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping Panama and Norway - Photo warning
Replies: 14
Views: 5325

Re: Herping Panama and Norway - Photo warning

Kevin - Yeah, I have it all planned out... just running into a backstop every time I try to come up with the $. Being down by Panama City, did you get into the Darien (supposed to be some great birding around here) at all and while you were in Boquete did you go to Volcan Baru (I'm curious as to how...
by CCarille
July 30th, 2013, 9:52 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Borneo Dispatches #73: The Frogs and Freaks of Summer
Replies: 8
Views: 9421

Re: Borneo Dispatches #73: The Frogs and Freaks of Summer

I think that may be my new favorite mantis species! It looks a lot like an Alien (as Bill mentioned) or Dan Aykroyd in Coneheads!
by CCarille
July 30th, 2013, 9:49 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping Panama and Norway - Photo warning
Replies: 14
Views: 5325

Re: Herping Panama and Norway - Photo warning

Fantastic post Kevin! Very jealous of the Panama trip! haha I've been trying to plan a trip there for the last 3 years for herping and scuba certification.

Absolutely loved it all and love the photo of the G. albogularis - a great photo of a common species!!
by CCarille
July 30th, 2013, 5:53 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Litter of Solomon Island Ground Boas
Replies: 8
Views: 5089

Re: Litter of Solomon Island Ground Boas

Awesome Chris!!! Congrats!!! They look fantastic! Be sure to keep them all separate - I've had cannibalism incidences. Please let me know if any extra are available when all is said and done ([email protected].com). Also, just saw you posted on The Other Herpcast's podcast page... if you didn't ca...
by CCarille
July 30th, 2013, 5:47 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Borneo Dispatches #72: Rare Snake (?), Common Snake (?)
Replies: 3
Views: 2431

Re: Borneo Dispatches #72: Rare Snake (?), Common Snake (?)

Amazing find Hans!!! Just unbelievable.
by CCarille
July 29th, 2013, 9:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Borneo Frog ID, please!
Replies: 2
Views: 1094

Re: Borneo Frog ID, please!

Just a guess here Hans... I can't give an exact species, but I believe it's part of the Kalophrynus genus. Possibly a hypomelanistic individual. The "growth," to me, looks like a tumor or possibly an extra "normal" leg growing from a mutation.

Possibly a hypo, juvenile K. baluensis?
by CCarille
July 28th, 2013, 8:09 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Cameroon Expedition pics
Replies: 6
Views: 1653

Re: Cameroon Expedition pics

Looks like an awesome trip!

The last photo "collage" of H. bolifambae would make a fantastic poster!
by CCarille
July 20th, 2013, 7:43 am
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Making prints
Replies: 6
Views: 3485

Re: Making prints

I personally love Nations Photo Lab - I use them for all of my displays (aside from canvas work) and personal prints. Get the prints from them and then bring the prints with you when searching for frames - use the prints with you to determine what looks best. NPL has also been fantastic with custome...
by CCarille
July 19th, 2013, 10:48 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Aussie elapids
Replies: 24
Views: 10445

Re: Aussie elapids

Awesome collection! That first adder is brilliant! Love the baby browns as well!
by CCarille
July 19th, 2013, 10:47 am
Forum: Reading Room
Topic: non-fiction pleasure reading?
Replies: 29
Views: 12386

Re: non-fiction pleasure reading?

John - thanks for the putting up that recommendation, I just ordered the book and am excited to read it!

Other great books I would suggest reading are: "Touching the Void" and old (to me at least) but great book and "Lost in the Jungle" another survival story with a twisted ending
by CCarille
July 18th, 2013, 1:14 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Self Restraint - Strategy or Pointless?
Replies: 25
Views: 11645

Re: Self Restraint - Strategy or Pointless?

Interesting topic and some great insight after reading through it all. I have to agree with Matt B. that the number of shots taken for an event/animal is conditional on what you're aiming to get out of the "shoot." I never shot with film, only seriously getting into photography 6 (?) years ago. Simi...
by CCarille
July 11th, 2013, 5:39 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Reed snake MP-E65 shots
Replies: 5
Views: 1781

Re: Reed snake MP-E65 shots

Neat species! Very iridescent - similar to a sunbeam!
by CCarille
July 10th, 2013, 2:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: I'm not a herper; I just like catching snakes-Norcal edition
Replies: 14
Views: 3384

Re: I'm not a herper; I just like catching snakes-Norcal edi

Nice post! The Red-sided sure is a beauty!
by CCarille
July 10th, 2013, 2:17 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spring Highlights from Washington and a little bit of Oregon
Replies: 22
Views: 5309

Re: Spring Highlights from Washington and a little bit of Or

Great post Travis! You have a lot of diversity in here and some great landscapes! Love the dusk shot on the lake.
by CCarille
July 8th, 2013, 6:17 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: More Gonocephalus grandis
Replies: 3
Views: 1461

Re: More Gonocephalus grandis

Great photos of a stunning lizard!
by CCarille
July 6th, 2013, 3:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Cobras and Tons More Thailand Snakes!
Replies: 24
Views: 13107

Re: Cobras and Tons More Thailand Snakes!

Excellent post Rupert! Some great photography as well - I love the shot of the A. fasciolata!
by CCarille
July 1st, 2013, 2:06 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Herp Atlas Updates
Replies: 3
Views: 2968

Herp Atlas Updates

Update 07/24/2013 12:00 pm: Hi All! I hope no one minds that I'm creating a new post for updates to make it easier to follow and for me to keep everyone in the loop. We now have 23 contributors and counting. We still have some major spaces that need filling, so please pass information about this pro...
by CCarille
June 26th, 2013, 1:28 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lizards from Costa Rica
Replies: 21
Views: 7780

Re: Lizards from Costa Rica

Fantastic shots Don! And also some great diversity! Love it all, especially the Lepidophyma!
by CCarille
June 19th, 2013, 6:30 am
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Please Take a Look: New Herp Book Idea
Replies: 41
Views: 14552

Re: Please Take a Look: New Herp Book Idea

Hey Robert.... the lizard/skink count is only low because I didn't ask for many lizard shots from the 5 contributors so far. There are over 100 photos of lizards out on request already... the majority all different species. That's without me going through Hans' (many photos of asian/malaysian herps)...
by CCarille
June 18th, 2013, 11:58 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The Beauty of Reptiles and Amphibians
Replies: 10
Views: 2693

Re: The Beauty of Reptiles and Amphibians

I feel your pain! haha It happens to me at shows/displays sometimes... disgust/fear of anything reptilian or amphibian.

You definitely have some great shots in there - bringing out there beauty is fantastic alleviation to the fears people possess.
by CCarille
June 18th, 2013, 11:54 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: SE Colorado produces
Replies: 11
Views: 2995

Re: SE Colorado produces

Welcome to the forums! That hognose shot is probably one of the best I've seen on here! - love how curled up it is.
by CCarille
June 17th, 2013, 12:41 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Useful invention, "Travel Case for Snakes"
Replies: 1
Views: 917

Re: Useful invention, "Travel Case for Snakes"

I need to get myself one of those carry-on snake cases! Not sure how TSA would feel about that though..haha