David Alaniz Photography

Natures turn…….

Alligator – Spot Light

With the levels low a large number of alligators gathered in one area.  Their fishing skills were good but, of course, I was always looking the wrong direction.  The early morning sun was blocked by the trees casting a dark shadow.  However, there were a few small spots that offered some good light and it was just a matter of time before one slowly moved into position.  Sometimes you just have to wait it out.

Nikon D4, 500mm + 1.4tc, f/5.6, 1/2500’s, ISO 1600

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9 responses to “Alligator – Spot Light

  1. Lyle Krahn October 10, 2013 at 8:45 pm

    And a beautiful photo like this happens when they do. Great shot.

  2. Doug Haass October 11, 2013 at 8:10 am

    Nice light David. Looks like a Pied-billed silhouette in the upper right corner. Was this taken at the corner of Elm and Spillway Trail? The light filters in like this through the overhead trees back there.

  3. Marshall Weber October 13, 2013 at 8:06 pm

    Spectacular picture!!!! I love the colors on the alligator’s face!

  4. Tim Timmis October 14, 2013 at 6:25 pm

    Love the spot light affect. Great shot David.

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