Leaping Lizard!

Leaping Lizard!

A couple of weeks ago, when we were in Portland, Dorset, I was photographing the runners in the Hardway Half Marathon. As I was waiting on one of the tracks down near Portland Bill, I spotted this little chap run across the path in front of me. I really thought he was going to be far too quick for me but I bent down as he was basking in the sun on a rock and just managed to capture him as he started to run off!

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34 Comments

  1. June 2, 2016 / 12:20 pm

    this is a fab capture, definitely a case of right place right time!
    If I’d attempted to take that I’m pretty sure it would be a blurry mess!

    #MySundayPhoto

    • June 4, 2016 / 2:02 pm

      Thanks Jenni – he really does! πŸ™‚

  2. May 31, 2016 / 3:43 pm

    Oh brilliant! Thought he must be under glass at first glance! Right place, right time πŸ™‚ x

  3. May 29, 2016 / 6:38 pm

    Wow – that looks great,you must have been quick!

  4. May 29, 2016 / 11:06 am

    Wowsers, when I saw a photo of a lizard I thought you must have been either on holiday or hanging about at a wildlife centre or something – not Portland BIll! Great shot, can’t believe you’ve captured it so perfectly!

  5. May 29, 2016 / 10:19 am

    Excellent photo, Victoria! And perfect timing too. He could almost be in the middle of the desert rather than on Portland Bill!

    xx
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  6. May 29, 2016 / 8:28 am

    Fantastic. I love how you manage to capture the movement Victoria. I think I would have given up πŸ™‚

  7. May 29, 2016 / 8:17 am

    Good timing, they are normally so quick so brilliant work in capturing him

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  8. May 29, 2016 / 6:55 am

    What an incredible capture! I would have been amazed to spot the lizard and would never have managed to get a photo.

  9. May 29, 2016 / 6:53 am

    I always love your nature shots, they’re amazing! What a great photo, you did well to spot him as well as to get the photo!xx

  10. May 29, 2016 / 6:11 am

    You and your action shots, getting very good at them Victoria! You must have been fast to capture this. Very impressive! #MySundayPhoto

  11. May 29, 2016 / 5:07 am

    What a fantastic shot. You did so well to get him in time (and in focus). I’d probably just have got a back leg πŸ™‚ #MySundayPhoto

    • May 29, 2016 / 1:20 am

      Thank you Kim πŸ™‚ x
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  12. May 29, 2016 / 12:25 am

    Wow now that’s what you’d call an action shot! Brilliant timing.

    • May 29, 2016 / 1:20 am

      Thank you! πŸ™‚ x
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    • May 29, 2016 / 1:20 am

      Thank you Fiona. I know – I found that part really fascinating! πŸ™‚
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  13. May 29, 2016 / 12:10 am

    Oh wow that is a great capture, I love your pictures of wild life – they are always wonderful x

    • May 29, 2016 / 1:21 am

      Thank you so much Lisa – I think it is quickly becoming my favourite subject x
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    • May 29, 2016 / 1:21 am

      Thank you so much Louise πŸ™‚ x
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  14. May 28, 2016 / 11:53 pm

    Well done spotting the little fella – and another perfectly timed shot to boot! πŸ™‚

    • May 29, 2016 / 1:22 am

      Thank you Tim! I was pretty pleased with this one πŸ™‚
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