Everglades Gator

Maker's notes: 

Photo of an alligator slowly swimming through the lily pads I shot with my Canon Rebel XSI handheld when I visited the Florida Everglades this past January.

Maker: Nancy Olds
Class: 
B
Place: 
Points: 
30pts
Scores - Interest: 
3
3
4
Scores - Technique: 
3
4
3
Scores - Composition: 
3
3
4
Judges' comments: 
Alligator has good detail and a catch light in the eyes; good format for the subject; possible crop from the right leaving room to move; a polarizer would help with the reflections in the water