Photographer: Mark Farrell-Churchill
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel XSi
Lens: Canon EFS 18-55mm
Location: Barataria Preserve boardwalk, Jean Lafitte NHP, near Marrero, Louisiana
Subject: American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis)
There's only one way to make pictures like these with a short lens...
Don't try this yourself, kids...or else make damned sure it's a chilly day.