Frogs are commonly associated with tales of witches and curses, and this makes us look down on them. Children are told ... "if you touch a frog, your hands will be covered in warts ..." creating a sad myth generation after generation that promotes its contempt, abuse and annihilation that this especies. Today around the world, the number of frogs is decreasing alarmingly and that must change. These beautiful beings, so important in our ecosystems, must be dignified. Through photography I seek to dignify them, that they look almost human, that their image impacts, that people fall in love with them. In my photo, my frog just shyly appears on the scene, even in fear of being destroyed, hoping that we will finally start loving it. We must love all living beings, they are all masterpieces of nature that must be respected and loved as much as we love ourselves. This photo was taken in october, in Misiones (NE of Argentina), one night the spring when they planned to mate. The Missionary Monkey Frog (Phyllomedusa tetraploidea) is a tree frog that moves very slowly. This female carried the male on her back, that made her even slower. It only took a flash to illuminate she slightly as she moved very slowly through the vegetation. This allowed me to generate a climate of intimacy, mystery and fragility where I show her scared and afraid of being seen. [+]

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Apr 11, 2021
Muy buena foto Adriana, me gusta mucho.
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Apr 12, 2021
Muchas gracias Adrian!!!!
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genial
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Muchísimas gracias Thomas
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Feb 24, 2021
Wonderful shot! Congrats!
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Mar 16, 2021
Muchísimas gracias Alexandru!!