Laita photographed his first snakes in this style back in 1998 and '99. Then he came back and revisited the concept of the colorful snakes on a black background a few years ago. For each individual snake he said he took somewhere between 50 and 75 frames.
- Distribution: Central America, South America, Caribbean
- Habitat: Arid woodland, scrub, rainforest and near human dwellings
- Length: 6.5 to 13 feet