This photo was taken in Elandsbaai, South Africa. This surfer is waiting for the set waves to pass before paddling out into some big swell.
Reblogged from National Geographic
It’s not every day you bump into someone with the title of Snail Photographer. Vyacheslav Mishchenko is a macro enthusiast with an eye for land dwelling gastropods. Take a look at the adorable image below which is just one of many from Mishchenko’s charming portfolio:
Mishchenko also has a penchant for capturing fascinating images of other creatures like frogs, lizards, and butterflies.
“I photograph all insects but snails have touched my heart particularly. I think that snails are simply extraordinary not only in their shape and form but also in their beauty and behavior. They are magic creatures for me. I think they catch the attention of many people, not just mine.”
As far as shooting, he says he never moves the animals for a photograph. He maintains that everything he photographs actually exists in nature and attributes a lot of his success to being in the right place at the right time.
Reblogged from PictureCorrect