Juvenile Alligator

© Steven E. Ray

Juvenile Alligator

Harmeet Singh 11/19/2007 10:56:17 PM

Awesome.Great capture. #790952

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 11/19/2007 10:59:02 PM

Excellent colors and details, awesome capture! Intense! #5099684

Nilesh J. Bhange 11/19/2007 11:11:10 PM

Excellent capture! #5099713

Carol Teal 11/19/2007 11:20:47 PM

Beautiful Steven! And that blue eye! He must be part-Siamese! :D #5099740

Jennifer L. Alder 11/19/2007 11:40:37 PM

Hi Steven!
This is AWESOME-- Love the "tweaking" of the eye here
Your animal images are amazing, and this is no exception
:) #5099775

Barbara Waldoch 11/20/2007 12:08:18 AM

Fantastic eye, Steven! #5099846

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 11/20/2007 12:34:17 AM

Superb work on this great capture!! #5099922

Rhonda Burger 11/20/2007 12:35:07 AM

And that you did. The eye jumps right out at you. Nice work, Steven. Rhonda #5099925

Mike Perez 11/20/2007 12:49:00 AM

Great details and colors, Steven. Excellent! #5099967

Michelle Alton 11/20/2007 1:26:05 AM

Beautiful work on this baby, Steven.
He almost looks CUDDLY! I must come back to your gallery often to see all your gems.
Thanks also for your VERY encouraging words. It's a great way to start my day!
Michelle #5100066

Margaret R. Barry 11/20/2007 1:39:02 AM

Great capture, Steven. Fantastic colors and details! #5100086

Melissa Olsen 11/20/2007 8:01:21 AM

Oh, wow, look at that eye! Great capture Steven! #5101969

Kisholay Ray 11/20/2007 8:03:09 AM

Nice snap / snappy....have to be a 'Ray' to dare this....:) #5101980

David Phalen 11/20/2007 5:12:12 PM

Outstanding color and details. Love the eyes. #5103943

Tammy Scott 11/20/2007 5:56:31 PM

Wow - fantastic detail and clarity! #5104114

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/20/2007 6:36:17 PM

Super capture..love the eye color! #5104252

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 11/20/2007 6:37:45 PM

Awsome Steven, the color, comp, clarity and the tweak on the eyes, WOW!!!
He is kinda cute too LOL! #5104257

Stefania Barbier 11/20/2007 9:44:48 PM

amazing... great close up! #5104858

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 11/21/2007 10:48:01 AM

Fantastic capture Ray!!!
Wonderful details!!! #5107228

Sandra R. Alvey 11/21/2007 6:26:29 PM

Spectacular capture full of detail and color Steven! Awesome effects, his eye really does add that focal point! Great work hon! #5108587

Sam Britt 11/21/2007 6:29:44 PM

Fantastic image, Steven. Great details & clarity. I really like that blue eye! #5108597

Sue Marshall 11/21/2007 7:03:50 PM

You tweak so well Steven!
Excellent clarity,and colours on this little cutie. :-) #5108678

Natalia 11/22/2007 12:58:52 PM

Looks PERFECT! For a moment I wondered are there alligators with blue eyes? ;) #5110844

Rosemary Buffoni 11/22/2007 5:30:09 PM

Beautiful! The eye draws you right in for sure.
Ro #5111303

Alison Krylowski 11/23/2007 8:17:30 AM

Great capture and effects, Steven. The colors are so vibrant! #5113224

Heather 11/24/2007 5:40:05 PM

Great Capture!!! Lovely Comp Too!! #5118724

Amanda Chapman 11/25/2007 3:58:58 PM

The color is superb!!!
The detail is sharp as a tack too! #5122875

Amy Jackson 11/25/2007 7:47:08 PM

Excellent image, Steven! Wonderful details and colors! #5123522

Lisa J. Boulden 11/26/2007 2:26:18 PM

Spectacular, Steven!
That eye is really, uh, 'eye-catching'!!!
--Lisa #5127206

Heather L. Haderly 11/26/2007 6:08:49 PM

Fantastic Steven, Love the brilliant blue eye!!! #5130010

Gary Lange 11/27/2007 3:05:34 PM

Just a super image, Steven!! Color and clarity are spot on. #5137561

Kathy L. Clark 12/2/2007 8:56:13 PM

Well this is gorgeous Steven. Great color and and detail on this little beauty. #5161661

Christopher G. Jamison 12/3/2007 11:13:11 AM

Holy Cow!!


(yep...that's all I think I need to say here) #5163942

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 12/6/2007 2:49:34 PM

WOW, Steven ... Terrific light and Details ... Nice Work Here, Steven

.......................... Steve #5176409

Sylvia Rossler 12/9/2007 12:04:53 PM

Awesome !! superb idea to tint the eye, this makes an awesome eyecatcher...well I caught mine immediately in your gallery :O) #5187621

Alex T. Mizuno 12/9/2007 11:06:44 PM

Very nice work, Steven! Your color sense is excellent as usual. Juvenile or not, they have a mean looking. Narrow DOF is extremely effective on this. Congratulations on EFP!! #5189619

Danielle Fuller 12/19/2007 7:08:53 PM

Where is Steven?????? It's like where is waldo...hee hee...haven't seen you in a while, must be having more fun else where??? Hope to see a post SOOS!!! :) (This one is great by the way. Love the clarity and tones!) #5231079

Lynn Haack 12/23/2007 6:45:15 AM

Excellent! Beautiful colors...love that blue eye! Lynn #5246019

Heather L. Haderly 1/18/2008 5:52:05 PM

GORGEOUS!!!!!! #5360607

Suzanne R 1/20/2008 7:02:57 PM

I love this little guy!! Your tones are wonderful, and those little teeth, just waiting to find lunch. Great details! #5369099

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Description


Close-up of a young alligator on display at the Houston Zoo.
I tweaked the eye color to give the prodomiently greenish image a focal point.
Canon 100mm. Entered "Animals".

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: -1/3, Exposure Time: 1/320, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 1600, White Balance: auto white balance, Focal Length: 170mm, Camera Model: Canon EOS 30D

Uploaded on 11/19/2007 10:50:48 PM

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