photos by Mark Laita, for the book 'Serpentine,' a collection of gorgeously lit snakes on a black background. I'm not a fan of snakes but Wow I can appreciate the beauty of color , texture and patterns.
Mussarana (juvenile) by Mark Laita
Pseudonaja textilis, commonly called the eastern brown snake, Mark Laita
Serpentine: Beautiful Portraits of the World’s Most Deadly photographer Mark Laita
Swiss photographer Guido Mokafiko snakes photographed in a rectangular box. The result was a very original - a snake, moving erratically, creating intricate geometric patterns.
Ceylonese Palm Viper, 2010 by Mark Laita
Year of the Snake: Photos : Discovery News
Calliophis bivirgatus, commonly called the Blue Malaysian coral snake, Mark Laita
Mark Laita composed a series of photographs of dangerous snakes from across the world. My favorite image is this one of the rhinoceros viper, a snake found in West and Central Africa.
Black Mexican Kingsnake by Mark Laita