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Thomas Andlauer's picture

Busted | Amazon rainforest, Ecuador

May 20, 2020

Awesome White-Lined Monkey Frog (Phyllomedusa vaillantii) on a leaf, spoted by the patrol. These monkey frogs are awesome, their name comes from the fact they move more by walking than jumping (although they are very good at jumping too !). They are quite slow which makes them easier to photograph. The downside is that they use to live high in the trees, and go down occasionally.

5DSR
100mm · f/16 · 1/10s · ISO 200
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8 Comments

Tiago Marques's picture

I love the composition! You did a very good job with the composition, you didn't bother to photograph just the frog, instead you framed the leaf perfectly. Excellent job!

Thomas Andlauer's picture

Thanks again Tiago !

Luis Cajete's picture

Good work, i love the composition mate.

Thomas Andlauer's picture

Muchas gracias Luis !

Kerry Roberts's picture

Beautiful? Did you use a torch (flashlight) for lighting?

Thomas Andlauer's picture

Yes, Kerry, I used some flash for the above part, and torches under the leaf

Normunds Bartkevics's picture

Wow 100 mm. Looks like photo taking with micro lens.

Thomas Andlauer's picture

Indeed, was 100mm :-). But the leaf is quite big