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Mama Gator w/2 babies


Mama Gator w/2 babies
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Copyright: brenda stevens (drchoneydew) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 162 W: 38 N: 475] (3501)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-01-31
Categories: Reptiles
Camera: FinePix HS20EXR
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2012-05-01 2:19
Viewed: 2288
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Had to post SOMETHING! Miss you guys!! BUSY with life and its been raining every day off, so posting one taken earlier this year. Nestled in the moss and thankful I was a canal away!

In the workshop I will post one of the screen shots of my FAVORITE thing to do now; WATCH THE NESTING HERONS! Have seen the pipping and birth of 4 chicks and they all look like Rod Stewart to me!! If you can, check out my FORUM General note about this live cam nest and join in on the fun. It's free and so educational!
take care!

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Hi Brenda,
little off focus on the head, but it is a good picture.
best wishes,
samiran

Ciao Brenda, I like a lot yiur WS with nest of Heron, great capture of terrifyc creature, beautiful natural ambientation, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Oh I remember these monsters from okeefenokee!
Especially calling out and bubbling they are awesome

Good portrait, if the tail is a bit too close to the edge

TFS
J

Hello Brenda,
fine capture of this big Alligator with good sharpness and a nic resting pose in the plants. I also like your well chosen POV and the natural colours.
Best wishnes,
Helmut

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2012-05-01 19:15]
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Hello Brenda,
What I really like about this particular shot is it shows the mother gator in her natural habitat with her two tiny babies close to her side. Great focus and beautiful natural coloration. Well done!!
Ron

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2012-05-13 1:05]

Hi Brenda.
What a breathtaking scene. I hope you have used very long telelens :). A bit dark colour tones underline the danger of the situation. WS are also touching but from other side. My best wishes and TFS.
Alexei.

Hi Brenda,
've photographed a strange future family :-)
image of an unusual and rare beauty.
Compliments good job run.

Best wishes,
Davide

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