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Watching and Waiting

Posted by
Elaine Hancock (Olney, United States) on 7 December 2019 in Animal & Insect.

Alligator sitting by the walkway at Shark Valley.

"There are moments when time stands still. You hope it will wait for you."
Dorothea Lange

© Copyright 2020 Elaine Hancock, All Rights Reserved

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

See you later ....

7 Dec 2019 6:47am

Martine Girard from Brest, France

Il n'a pas l'air très aimable.

7 Dec 2019 7:43am

jpla from St Barthélémy, France

Je reste à l'écart

7 Dec 2019 8:16am

Gérard Flayol from Allauch, France

Walkway !!!!!

7 Dec 2019 8:25am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Waiting for what ? I hope it's not me...

7 Dec 2019 8:26am

Pascale MD from Occitanie, France

Ouh là, ça se rapproche.
J'avoue que je n'ai pas trop l'envie d'aller lui faire une petite caresse ;-)
Bonne journée Elaine

7 Dec 2019 8:27am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wow...I am impressed !

7 Dec 2019 9:06am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

You managed a good one with this Elaine. A truly superb image. 5*

7 Dec 2019 9:39am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Don't get snapped getting the snap :) Excellent shot

7 Dec 2019 10:34am

omid from mashhad, Iran

Wonderful !!!

7 Dec 2019 10:41am

Don from Spokane, United States

I hope this was taken with a zoom. He's looks much more "ready" that one would guess.

7 Dec 2019 1:38pm

@Don: I was about 15 feet away from him.

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

YIKES! What a close up! I would have been running the opposite way!

7 Dec 2019 2:23pm

Devi from Chennai, India

A great capture !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Zoom shot ? Or were you at a safe distance ?

7 Dec 2019 3:15pm

@Devi: I was about 15 feet away.

Devi from Chennai, India

Have a nice weekend Elaine :)

7 Dec 2019 3:16pm

Rose from United States

Laughing at Ralf's comment...I would not want to get close to him.

7 Dec 2019 5:24pm

JPA from Paris, France

chacun chez soi hein!!! beau spécimen!! amts

7 Dec 2019 6:37pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

bien vu

7 Dec 2019 7:11pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quel monstre quel peau et attitude fantastique captage
Belle soirée

7 Dec 2019 7:55pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

I hope you have your telephoto mounted.

8 Dec 2019 1:08am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

That thing is big! I'd be nervous.

8 Dec 2019 1:59am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Way too close. Yikes.

8 Dec 2019 3:59am

Gary from Gwynedd, United Kingdom

How long did you say that lens was? Cracking shot, really shows up the skin texture

8 Dec 2019 10:40pm

yoshimiparis from France

this shot is fantastic but is cold in the back
How did you do to take it in view of the "risk"?

9 Dec 2019 7:07am

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

wow, i would have been terrified

9 Dec 2019 10:37pm