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Alligators!
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Alligators!
Alligators!
1/2500s @ f/6.2, ISO 640, Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 VRII @ 70mm. (Animals)
Taken at the Alligator Farm, St. Augustine, FL. This facility is the only one of its kind in the world exhibiting living specimens of all 23 currently recognized species of crocodilian. Begun in the late nineteenth century, today it serves the public and the scientific community with educational shows and exhibits, important research and worldwide conservation efforts.

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Linda S. Smith
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    Great capture Rona! Beautiful lighting and detail!

7/9/2012 8:56:29 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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LOved the way you composed this fantastic scene, Rona!!!

7/9/2012 11:12:33 PM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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That is quite a collection - Terrific capture Rona!

7/10/2012 4:07:32 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Awesome capture, Rona.

7/10/2012 4:11:52 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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Oh...my GOODNESS!

7/10/2012 4:41:23 AM

 
Terry Cervi
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This is fantastic, Rona!! An instant fave for me! The detail and composition are just superb, my friend!

7/10/2012 1:30:42 PM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Gators, gators everywhere! fantastic!

7/10/2012 1:44:45 PM

 
Jack Gaskin
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NICE ONE I especially like the Indian Mugger Crocs
who were both missing all their teeth when I was there in March.

Jack

7/10/2012 7:53:55 PM

 
rony sagy
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Wow, what an amazing capture.

7/11/2012 11:30:09 AM

 
Carol Flisak
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Super image, Rona... excellent comp, details and treatment!

7/12/2012 7:38:19 PM

 
Reynaldo D. Reyes
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Whoa! Great capture Rona, I've never seen so many. Excellent comp to show them all.

7/13/2012 7:06:57 AM

 
Lana Arcemont
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So many gators!
Excellent Capture!

7/13/2012 7:29:35 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Wow, what a pattern of alligators, Rona, excellent comp, colors, lighting!

Debby

7/14/2012 8:48:42 PM

 
Lindley Johnson
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Excellent composition, light, and tones, Rona! This must have been a fascinating place to visit.

7/15/2012 2:10:56 PM

 
Gord MacEachern
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Looks like something nightmares are made of, lol..
Beautiful comp, and detail Rona, very well done!!

7/22/2012 10:21:01 AM

 
Cheryl Schneider
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Wonderful shot!

7/29/2012 9:17:33 PM

 
rony sagy
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Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist. I knew we'll see this one again. Good luck in the next round.

8/28/2012 10:37:17 PM

 
Kathy Salerni
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Congratulations on your well deserved Finalist and good luck in the next round, Rona!

8/28/2012 11:57:58 PM

 
Gord MacEachern
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Big congrats here Rona, good luck next round!

8/29/2012 2:39:08 AM

 
Ann Coates
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Wow, that's a lot of alligators in one spot. Congratulations on your finalist.

8/29/2012 3:10:37 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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fabulous finalist... huge congrats!!!

8/29/2012 5:35:07 AM

 
Lindley Johnson
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A terrific finalist, Rona! Big congratulations!

8/29/2012 6:42:11 AM

 
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Much better than my photo from the Alligator Farm!

8/29/2012 7:12:32 AM

 
Nancy L. Green
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CONGRATULATIONS Rona, I had no idea there were so many varieties, WTG!! <><

8/29/2012 10:17:49 AM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Huge congrats on your fantastic finalists, Rona!! Best luck in the next round on both!!

8/29/2012 11:33:34 AM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congrats, Rona, on this awesome finalist!

Debby

8/29/2012 2:33:37 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on an amazing finalist, Rona.

8/29/2012 5:02:09 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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I've been there before Rona, but never saw that many at one place! Wowza!

Congratulations on another outstanding finalist!

jo ann c.

8/29/2012 6:17:25 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Sorry I have not been to your gallery lately.my loss for sure.
CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible Finalist & good luck! Amazing work, Rona!

8/29/2012 6:31:59 PM

 
Robert K. Bemus
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Congrats on a beautiful finalist!!

8/29/2012 10:44:50 PM

 
Val Feldman
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Good grief! That's one heap o' alligators!! :) :) Superb dof and perfect vertical comp to show off the very long line of these critters! Wonderful color and textures and superb detail that's the stuff of nightmares for me! lol! Congrats on an outstanding Finalist and have the feeling this one is gonna be back, Rona! Hope so!

8/30/2012 10:04:35 AM

 
Linda L. Ruiz
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8/30/2012 12:08:00 PM

 
Memoriee G. Sconce
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Congrats neat POV.
Memoriee

8/30/2012 6:01:31 PM

 
Nancy Marie Ricketts
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Great capture, Rona. Just a magnificent finalist! Good luck in the Gold round!

8/30/2012 7:51:29 PM

 
R. J. Laudenbacher
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Wow Rona...what a fabulous capture! It looks like the population has picked up since I was there years ago! :) Congrats on your fabulous finalist!

8/31/2012 4:42:59 AM

 
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Fantastic Rona, BIG congrats to you!!!

8/31/2012 4:41:59 PM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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Thank you all very much for taking the time to stop. This is certainly a very special place - can't wait to go back next year!

8/31/2012 7:31:21 PM

 
John Rivera
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Congratulations Rona on this fantastic capture!!!

9/2/2012 12:16:13 PM

 
Dayna Cain
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Wow! What an amazing image Rona. Congrats!

9/4/2012 9:30:56 AM

 
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