It’s feature time—meet KelbyOne member John Leighton!

We appreciate the detail, vibrancy of color, and texture in this image shared by John. We talk a lot about cute dogs and fluffy cats, but isn’t this amphibious creature just adorable! Continue reading to learn more about this awesome photo!

Member Monday Featuring John Leighton

This image was originally submitted to our “Hot” Member challenge. We loved it so much, we thought we would feature it here for all of the community to see!

About the Photo

Title: Hang in There

Location: Finca La Tarde, Oss Peninsula, Costa Rica, on a BackCountry Gallery wildlife workshop.

The site is dedicated to preserving native species and habitat.

Gear and Software

Nikon D850, Nikkor 105mm 2.8, Ginzo tripod, Manfrotto tripod head. 39 images focus stacked, rendered in Helicon Focus

Photography Preferences

Concentrating now on wooden ship reconstruction for the San Diego Maritime Museum

Favorite KelbyOne Class

How to Remove Distracting Stuff because I am slowly learning Photoshop (Lightroom is my standard).

Thank you for sharing this image with us John! Join us every Monday to see a new KelbyOne Member highlighted!

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