Elan IIe, tripod
Canon 75-300 at 150mm
Fuji Provia 100
My second trip into the Audubon Society's Corkscrew Swamp in Florida. It had rained heavily earlier, but was in the process of clearing up — typical weather in Florida. This Green Tree Frog (Hyla cinerea) came to eye, mostly because I was looking for them.
Their slick, moist skin and good muscle control allow them to perch and climb on vertical surfaces, acting like moving suction cups. Tree frogs are also responsible for many of the myriad sounds you might hear at night in the woods, which are often attributed to 'crickets'.
I didn't think this was such good camouflage, but the people passing by on Corkscrew Swamp's boardwalks usually proved me wrong. Many failed to see it as I was setting up the tripod, and a few even afterwards, when the camera lens was aimed right at it. I also got several frames with a much longer lens, but liked this one for the leaves.