Too Close for Comfort

© Jay Patel

Too Close for Comfort

Uploaded: April 09, 2009


Everglades, FL, United States - Southwest States

On this beautiful evening when we arrived at the Pineglade Lakes, we found this 3.5 feet crocodile resting at the edge of the lake. I knelled down no more then 4 feet from him and took this photo. Like any good model he stood perfectly still while the sky overhead put on a show if its own.

Tech data: Canon 5D, Canon 17-40 F4L, 1/4s@F16, Manual White Balance

Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/4 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 21.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D


Kathleen Rinker April 09, 2009

Great image Jay, wonderful depth, love the sky and color!! #1111442

Joao Martinho April 09, 2009

Amazing capture! Would like to see this one awarded. #7389478

Kim Kleinschmidt level-classic April 09, 2009

Fantastic Capture! This deserves the gold. #7390108

Summer A. Kozisek April 09, 2009

Fantastic capture Jay, Wow! #7390142

Michelle Alton April 10, 2009

An enchanting capture, Jay. #7390607

Janet Detota April 10, 2009

Exceptional!! #7392967

Abdullaziz Bin Ali May 24, 2009

I love your composition
great #7552611

Julianne Bradford May 25, 2009

Fabulous lighting,capture,composition,reflection. This shot has it all. Wonderful work Jay! #7556395

Susana Ms Heide August 24, 2009

WOW!!! Now this is a very intriguing twist to your usual work Jay, which consists mostly of magnificient landscapes! To be able to capture this animal along with the already beautiful scene is EXTRAORDINARY!! #7884784

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