Three friends …

With the help of three of my best friends in Nashville – Irene, Heather and Rick – I got some incredible images at the Nashville Zoo.

Collage 1 and 2 – Rick Schwartz, President of the Nashville Zoo, and I during a recent snake photo shoot. The model was Rick’s favorite snake, a Boelen’s Python (see also yesterday’s blog message at

The images in the third collage were taken during a back stage tour with Heather Robertson, Senior Veterinarian at the Nashville Zoo.

Irene Archambault, my host during my stay in Nashville, took the pictures in the first two collages. Heather and Rick took the picture in the third collage. So for once I am in all the pictures 🙂

Thanks for a great stay to all my good friends in Nashville!
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Reptile Rainbow

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Just before I left the USA I had the opportunity to photograph one of the most beautiful creatures I have ever seen – and it was a snake!

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This Boelen’s Python had just shed. During the photo shoot in the bright Nashville sun all the rainbow colors appeared on skin.

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Besides being a great model this specimen is also great to handle – she rested calmly around my chest as I brought her back to her living space 🙂

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