Posts Tagged ‘Kenko Extension Tube’

Melanistic and common garter snake, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Black & Tan

Common garter snakes, one melanistic, emerge from their hibernaculum in the early Spring. Click image to view larger.

Melanistic garter snake, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Melanistic Coils

An early melanistic garter snake suns itself on a brisk March day.

Melanistic Garter Snake, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Good Morning 2017

A melanistic garter snake emerges into the sunshine for the first time in 2017, after hibernating the winter away.

Garter snake, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

The Lidless Eye II

One of the more difficult angles to work with when photographing snakes, this is a modern update to the original 2008 classic. The 2008 image was photographed with a 4-megapixel Nikon point-and-shoot camera, this updated image was taken with a 21-megapixel Canon SLR, worlds apart in terms of image quality. Still, the original has more […]

Garter snake eye, Ward's Island, Toronto islands

Eye of the Beholder

A ridiculous array of Kenko extension tubes — 68mm worth — opens up a garter snake’s eye to fill almost the entire frame.

Garter snakes, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

The Reptile Twins

A pair of garter snakes stare intently before leaving the safety of their hibernaculum in search of an early Spring meal.

Garter snake, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands


An unlikely mating of a Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 macro lens to a full-frame Canon EOS 5DmkII (you’re not supposed to be able to use short-backfocus lenses on full-frame bodies) picks out a Dekay’s Brown snake amongst the dull browns of early spring.