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How to cheat when shooting a toad...

Post by English_Wolf » Wed Nov 08, 2017 9:24 pm

First you have to catch it. Easier to type than to do when the critter is not ready to be captured...

Once you have your captive subject, put it in a box then place the box for 5 minutes in the fridge.

Place the critter on dark background and shoot it. You have about ten minutes before you have to hop around with it in the office/studio in order to release it in the yard...

Oh, yeah, some PP too in order to have a smooth background.
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Post by LindaShorey » Wed Nov 08, 2017 10:29 pm

What a handsome fellow! Love the golden glint in its eye and your placement in the frame.
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Post by minniev » Thu Nov 09, 2017 2:56 am

English_Wolf wrote:First you have to catch it. Easier to type than to do when the critter is not ready to be captured...

Once you have your captive subject, put it in a box then place the box for 5 minutes in the fridge.

Place the critter on dark background and shoot it. You have about ten minutes before you have to hop around with it in the office/studio in order to release it in the yard...

Oh, yeah, some PP too in order to have a smooth background.


The eyes have it.

Getting a frog from its underside sounds like a challenging activity even if you chill him a bit first. It looks like he's smiling so maybe he's no worse for the chill! My grandsons would enjoy helping with this project.
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Post by St3v3M » Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:44 am

Eyes are amazing, they're all so beautiful and so telling. These are amazing and the story amuses me. It's fun to even think of! Thank you for this! S-
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