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I'm Coming To Get You!


I'm Coming To Get You!
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Copyright: John Maddocks (jmaddocks) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 27 W: 0 N: 44] (180)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-08-02
Categories: Reptiles
Camera: Canon Powershot S2-IS
Exposure: f/4, 1/100 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2005-10-08 8:29
Viewed: 3846
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I took this shot the day I bought my Canon S21S, at a park in Kissimmee, FL. I noticed some people standing at a railing looking into the water, and this fellow was who had caught their interest. I love the way the water was coming up over his face. Don't those eyes look intense? What do you think of this shot?

The American Alligator:

The American Alligator has a large, slightly rounded body, with thick limbs, a broad head, and a very powerful tail. The tail, which accounts for half of the alligator's total length, is primarily used for aquatic propulsion. The tail can also be used as a weapon of defense when an alligator feels threatened. While alligators travel very quickly in water, they are generally slow-moving on land. However, they have the ability to sprint for short distances.

Source: The America Alligator Wikipedia page.

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Hi John,

You did well capturing the gator.
You needed a faster speed as it was heading in.
A good effort.
Where is Jordan Ontario?

Mike

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  • red45 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2636 W: 74 N: 9091] (31094)
  • [2005-10-08 13:01]

I like it John. Good capture of this beast, it looks very dangerous. Waves on water and gators eyes looks very good.

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