Phoneography Challenge: The Nature of Snails

snail

A snail clings tightly

inside its spiral house

the greenery is good here

I took this photo, and after a couple of hours thought I’d go back out in the garden to try for a closer angle shot. It was gone! Nowhere in sight. Snails are not that slow.

The beauty of a snail is only becoming evident to me as I grow older. Gone is the disgust, replaced with wonder.

snail2

Lens and Pens by Sally has more on phoneography and nature for you here

Advertisements

About Angeline M

Love to travel, read, garden. I am a nurse case manager working in Disease Management. Photos of locations visited are personal file photos.
This entry was posted in A Little Bit of the Everyday and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

30 Responses to Phoneography Challenge: The Nature of Snails

  1. Pingback: Young snails, video | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  2. Paula says:

    The same happened to me with snails ….

    Like

  3. rommel says:

    Incredible phone shots. Wise to put the B&W effect.

    Like

  4. joshi daniel says:

    that’s nice and cool details šŸ™‚

    Like

  5. hugmamma says:

    How about slugs? I can send you…lots! šŸ™‚

    Like

  6. ChgoJohn says:

    A great shot, Angeline. B&W really does highlight the glistening of its shell.

    Like

  7. Snails are pretty cool…. unfortunately they have this habit of getting underfoot and I have unfortunately crushed a few of them without intending to šŸ˜¦ interesting light and pattern in picture 1 šŸ™‚

    Like

    • Angeline M says:

      Snails do have a habit of getting underfoot. Terrible feeling and sound to hear that crunch.
      The sun was overhead and I was able to get into the right position to catch the light. Snail art…who knew!

      Like

  8. Pingback: Phoneography Challenge, the Phone as Your Lens: Nature | Outreach

  9. What great captures. I feel like I’m entering their world. šŸ™‚

    Like

  10. Steve says:

    Snails are very nice to photograph as the contrast of the patterns/texture on their bodies and shell really comes through. I have one I call Snalien here http://stevemcp2002.wordpress.com/2013/09/20/weekly-photo-challenge-from-lines-to-patterns/

    Like

  11. Pingback: Phoneography Challenge, the Phone as Your Lens: Nature | Lens and Pens by Sally

  12. That first shot is truly lovely, Angeline!

    janet

    Like

  13. The first is my favorite–the way the light grazes its shell. Very nice capture. Happy Phoneography Monday.

    Like

Leave a comment with your thoughts

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s