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by MattSullivan
May 12th, 2016, 6:03 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Ecuadorain Chocó
Replies: 7
Views: 3236

Re: Ecuadorain Chocó

sweet set of shots and frogs man
by MattSullivan
March 26th, 2016, 7:01 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herps in habitat - photo thread
Replies: 69
Views: 23767

Re: Herps in habitat - photo thread

thanks Jasmine :) hopefully soon i can start getting underwater more. that shot was with a sony a6000 and zeiss 12mm in a nauticam housing with a dome port (don't have that setup anymore though). I use dedicated underwater strobes, you can get housings for speed lights also but they're just as expen...
by MattSullivan
March 25th, 2016, 3:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herps in habitat - photo thread
Replies: 69
Views: 23767

Re: Herps in habitat - photo thread

i always enjoy these full frame vs crop sensor debates. each has its advantages and disadvantages in certain situations, i still have a don't think there can ever be a definitive one is better than the other for everything all the time. i prefer full frame on land, and apsc underwater where i use ar...
by MattSullivan
January 30th, 2016, 1:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Post your 1 best photo from 2015!
Replies: 61
Views: 28534

Re: Post your 1 best photo from 2015!

no idea what my favorite shot from 2015 was so eeni meeni miny moe'd it
Also some of the images in this thread are amazing
ImageCerastes by Matthew Sullivan, on Flickr
by MattSullivan
January 15th, 2016, 8:25 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2015 - EOY (CA, NV, UT, AZ, Costa Rica, Mexico)
Replies: 18
Views: 5915

Re: 2015 - EOY (CA, NV, UT, AZ, Costa Rica, Mexico)

pretty solid year dude. nice job
by MattSullivan
December 22nd, 2015, 10:57 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 Calendar and some pretty photos from this year
Replies: 7
Views: 5237

Re: 2016 Calendar and some pretty photos from this year

nice, Marisa. had a solid year, and some great shots
by MattSullivan
November 8th, 2015, 10:47 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Second half of 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 4488

Re: Second half of 2015

these are sweet Bill. nice to see somebody still finding new ways of photographing subjects that have been photographed millions of times already
by MattSullivan
September 9th, 2015, 4:32 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Your all-time best rattlesnake shots
Replies: 37
Views: 10805

Re: Your all-time best rattlesnake shots

and maybe not the best photo, but this was certainly the best looking rattlesnake I've ever found (caveat - someone else flipped it, not me...but I was there) - http://m1.i.pbase.com/o6/15/915115/1/122326751.saiekQTi.CRH10026.jpg [/quote] idk where i first saw this pic but its my favorite rattlesnak...
by MattSullivan
August 27th, 2015, 6:09 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Summer 2015, Tennesee, Georgia, Florida, Texas and Arizona
Replies: 11
Views: 3760

Re: Summer 2015, Tennesee, Georgia, Florida, Texas and Arizo

pretty epic year so far dude. awesome
by MattSullivan
April 12th, 2015, 6:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Morocco - april 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 7901

Re: Morocco - april 2015

man those vipers are so nice, especially the cerastes
by MattSullivan
March 25th, 2015, 11:23 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Dream find, GABOON!
Replies: 18
Views: 6605

Re: Dream find, GABOON!

awesome! favorite snake on earth. congrats, hell of a find
by MattSullivan
February 9th, 2015, 7:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2014 Pennsylvania, mostly rattlesnakes
Replies: 12
Views: 5248

Re: 2014 Pennsylvania, mostly rattlesnakes

the juvies and adult feeding on the chipmunk are awesome. as is the bender
by MattSullivan
December 8th, 2014, 8:56 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica Info Request
Replies: 21
Views: 7633

Re: Costa Rica Info Request

la selva biological research station (from what I've been told/read/etc) or costa rican amphibian research center (which I've been to) fit what you're looking for
by MattSullivan
December 8th, 2014, 8:16 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: deleted
Replies: 6
Views: 2276

Re: Year In Review

thanks guys! definitely my best year to date, hoping to blow it out of the water in 2015 though :thumb:
by MattSullivan
December 7th, 2014, 5:07 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: deleted
Replies: 6
Views: 2276

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by MattSullivan
November 18th, 2014, 8:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: InSitu Rattlesnakes
Replies: 48
Views: 19146

Re: InSitu Rattlesnakes

damn dude these are all awesome. the white speck buddied up with the blacktail is my favorite
by MattSullivan
November 15th, 2014, 12:28 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My Quest: Salamanders of the U.S. - Year 1
Replies: 40
Views: 15539

Re: My Quest: Salamanders of the U.S. - Year 1

very cool dude. great shots and nice idea. i think amphibians, especially salamanders work really well on white to show them off
by MattSullivan
November 10th, 2014, 7:04 am
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Canon G16 Advanced Point and Shoot Question
Replies: 14
Views: 6848

Re: Canon G16 Advanced Point and Shoot Question

the g16 is a point and shoot so you can't add lenses to the camera itself. with a housing you can add external diopters/lenses (depending on which housing you get). As point and shoots go the G series kicks ass. i have a G9 from 2007? that i still use sometimes and the g16 is way above that. there a...
by MattSullivan
October 15th, 2014, 5:47 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica June 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 5552

Re: Costa Rica June 2014

Matt, Any chance you plan on putting these photos/records in Herpmapper.org? We need more data from Costa Rica (and everywhere else!). For some reason people aren't bothering to put their data in there and the more data it gets, the more valuable it becomes. If you haven't checked it out, please do...
by MattSullivan
October 14th, 2014, 8:17 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica June 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 5552

Re: Costa Rica June 2014

thanks x3. @Carl, yeah you guys went to CRARC the day after i left i think. I didn't get to do as much traveling as you guys, hopefully next time. am looking forward to your shots from the trip
by MattSullivan
October 12th, 2014, 5:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica June 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 5552

Re: Costa Rica June 2014

Your photography is spectacular. It helps that I am a big frog lover and you saw some incredible species. I have thought about going to the CRAC before. Can you walk around by yourself, or do you always have to have a guide with you? I have also heard that Brian kills snakes, is there any truth to ...
by MattSullivan
October 12th, 2014, 4:12 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica June 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 5552

Re: Costa Rica June 2014

thanks guys. @Chris, you definitely have to hit Brian's place next time you're there. Flat out awesome
by MattSullivan
October 11th, 2014, 10:19 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica June 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 5552

Costa Rica June 2014

Finally this summer got to take a dream trip. Spent 5 nights in Costa Rica and it was incredible. 51 species found between 2 locations and all except for 3 were lifers. Unfortunately it was impossible to get shots of everything between the abundance of animals and the torrential downpours we inevita...
by MattSullivan
September 2nd, 2014, 6:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lifer Kopsteins, 4th Blue Coral, and a selfie (VIDEO now)
Replies: 11
Views: 4595

Re: Lifer Kopsteins, 4th Blue Coral, and a selfie

that waglers pit is such a sexy snake...
by MattSullivan
August 6th, 2014, 10:50 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Wrong turn on 95
Replies: 7
Views: 5014

Re: Wrong turn on 95

sweet post dude. glad you came up and we managed to turn up some good stuff :)
by MattSullivan
March 1st, 2014, 5:32 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: First 2 days in Eastern Costa Rica last month (video)
Replies: 20
Views: 4828

Re: First 2 days in Eastern Costa Rica last month (video)

very cool. looking forward to the video from the rest of the trip. I'm desperately hoping for bolitoglossa on my trip this year
by MattSullivan
January 13th, 2014, 7:37 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Red Salamander Eggs
Replies: 7
Views: 2589

Re: Red Salamander Eggs

awesome find! i didnt know they guarded eggs. especially in pairs
by MattSullivan
January 6th, 2014, 5:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Episode IV: A New Herp (or two)
Replies: 4
Views: 3126

Re: Episode IV: A New Herp (or two)

very nice. that second barker is spectacular
by MattSullivan
January 6th, 2014, 5:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica December 2013 Caribbean Side
Replies: 9
Views: 3136

Re: Costa Rica December 2013 Caribbean Side

sweet. the eyelash vipers and sloths are high on my list for my trip this year
by MattSullivan
December 7th, 2013, 9:46 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping 2013 Part 3
Replies: 7
Views: 3457

Re: Herping 2013 Part 3

those are some seriously awesome blue and white specks. very cool
by MattSullivan
December 6th, 2013, 11:27 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the Year 2013... #10 - CAUDATES
Replies: 12
Views: 3209

Re: End of the Year 2013... #10 - CAUDATES

ugh Nathan, super jealous of that yonahlossee, thats such an awesome sal I got more lifer salamanders than any other herp this year, mostly thanks to other people (thank you other people :thumb: ) here are my top 3 Bluespotted Salamander- Lifer (thank you 1st person) http://farm3.staticflickr.com/28...
by MattSullivan
December 4th, 2013, 2:22 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the Year 2013... #9 - HERP IN HABITAT
Replies: 20
Views: 5130

Re: End of the Year 2013... #9 - HERP IN HABITAT

my ONLY herp in habitat shot and my favorite herp shot ive taken i think. sorry if im not allowed to use this since i used it in the turtles thread

Image
Gopher Tortoise- Gopherus polyphemus by MattSullivan, on Flickr
by MattSullivan
December 4th, 2013, 2:21 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: If you were to go rediscover a Herp, which one would it be?
Replies: 43
Views: 11034

Re: If you were to go rediscover a Herp, which one would it

^stole both of my ideas. T rex would be badass, and the golden toad is the icon of extinct amphibians and to rediscover one would be incredible
by MattSullivan
December 3rd, 2013, 7:58 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Very Short Post... Late October and November Herpin'
Replies: 14
Views: 2686

Re: Very Short Post... Late October and November Herpin'

snakemastermyke wrote:
MattSullivan wrote:love that horn shark. probably my number 1 goal whenever i get to dive cali
Well when you get here hit me up and we will go for a dive. Saw two in a half hour, they are rather common just minutes from my hibernaculum (home).
awesome :D
by MattSullivan
December 2nd, 2013, 5:56 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Very Short Post... Late October and November Herpin'
Replies: 14
Views: 2686

Re: Very Short Post... Late October and November Herpin'

love that horn shark. probably my number 1 goal whenever i get to dive cali
by MattSullivan
December 2nd, 2013, 11:25 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the Year 2013... #8 - VENOMOUS SNAKES
Replies: 16
Views: 3120

Re: End of the Year 2013... #8 - VENOMOUS SNAKES

i knew this would be my least favorite thread now i have to watch all the copper and timber pics be posted haha :( my sole venomous snake from the year and a lifer http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3719/9017735415_b405d1a1b3.jpg Dusky Pygmy Rattler- Sistrurus miliarius barbouri by MattSullivan , on Flickr
by MattSullivan
November 24th, 2013, 5:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My (slow) year in review - 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1282

Re: My (slow) year in review - 2013

that cane is gorgeous
by MattSullivan
November 24th, 2013, 4:59 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2013 - Year of the Lifer! (x-posted in NE Chapter)
Replies: 10
Views: 2606

Re: 2013 - Year of the Lifer! (x-posted in NE Chapter)

awesome job guys. love the big cheesy grin with the hognose :)
by MattSullivan
November 22nd, 2013, 11:43 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hand-digging Vernal Pools in NJ (copied from main forum)
Replies: 5
Views: 3656

Re: Hand-digging Vernal Pools in NJ (copied from main forum)

very awesome! wish i had the area to do this :/
by MattSullivan
November 18th, 2013, 9:11 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Brennan's photo thread from 2013.
Replies: 14
Views: 3940

Re: Brennan's photo thread from 2013.

very nice. your Pseudotriton ruber looks more like Pseudotriton montanus-Mud Salamander
by MattSullivan
November 18th, 2013, 7:50 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the Year 2013... #1 - FAVORITE FIND
Replies: 32
Views: 8226

Re: End of the Year 2013... #1 - FAVORITE FIND

im holding out posting here hoping i can still get a tiger sal...haha :thumb:
by MattSullivan
November 18th, 2013, 7:42 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the Year 2013, Let's Keep it Going... #3 - TURTLES
Replies: 27
Views: 5343

Re: End of the Year 2013, Let's Keep it Going... #3 - TURTLE

I only photographed 3 turtles this year. and one of those was a tortoise. Pretty sure i didnt see anymore turtles than these this year other than painteds from a mile away hence the reason i posted these three Baby Painter http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7285/8737554131_d8353bef0c.jpg Eastern Painted ...
by MattSullivan
November 15th, 2013, 1:08 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the Year 2013... #2 - LAMEST LIFER
Replies: 24
Views: 6597

Re: End of the Year 2013... #2 - LAMEST LIFER

most of my lifers this year were salamanders...this was by far the lamest of them all. except awesome to me cuz it was a lifer...but still lame cuz its a red eft/red spotted newt and everyone else has seen a million. btw i have not seen another since this one and this was from august http://farm3.st...
by MattSullivan
November 13th, 2013, 9:53 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Nominations for 2014 Northeast Chapter President
Replies: 14
Views: 4488

Re: Nominations for 2014 Northeast Chapter President

i vote for Andrea too she'll be great
by MattSullivan
November 12th, 2013, 8:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ID help?
Replies: 3
Views: 1298

Re: ID help?

american toad, pickerel frog
by MattSullivan
November 11th, 2013, 3:58 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The Ambystoma Appreciation Thread
Replies: 36
Views: 9225

Re: The Ambystoma Appreciation Thread

Until i get to see a tiger, these guys are probably my favorite ambystoma
Image
Blue Spotted Salamander- Ambystoma laterale by MattSullivan, on Flickr
by MattSullivan
November 10th, 2013, 7:21 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2013 in Review
Replies: 3
Views: 1609

Re: 2013 in Review

nice dude. Super jealous of the tiger and streamside sals, both are a goal for me next year
by MattSullivan
November 9th, 2013, 12:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Fall Herping
Replies: 7
Views: 2430

Re: Fall Herping

super jealous of the hogs and the timbers, nice job
by MattSullivan
November 7th, 2013, 8:08 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The Best of the Midwest: My 2013 Year in Review
Replies: 31
Views: 11003

Re: The Best of the Midwest: My 2013 Year in Review

nice job dude, pretty kick ass year. im jealous of 95% of your finds
by MattSullivan
November 7th, 2013, 1:41 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: looking at getting a macro lens
Replies: 11
Views: 4752

Re: looking at getting a macro lens

no. i have a flash but only use it at night and or in super dark conditions and my camera doesnt have a built in flash which you could also get by with. what camera are you using?