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Hahnemühle Photo Rag 100% Cotton Bright White & Archival Pigment

DESCRIPTION

The stalker becomes the stalked! An American Crocodile tactfully approaches our dive boat at the Gardens of the Queen, Cuba. From above the water, despite how shallow it was, it is nearly impossible to spot these guys, but with my snorkel and mask (and camera in hand) I managed to carefully cruise behind this one to get this shot. American crocs aren't quite as aggressive as their Australian cousins and with care it is a little safer to be in the water with them. Using a 50mm lens opened up to F4 gives this picture an unusual perpective for this kind of image. It creates a realistic 3-dimensional effect to put the viewer in the place of the photographer.

All Limited Edition prints have a 1 inch (2.5cm) white signature border. Hand signed and numbered by Matty Smith. All editions are limited to 100 prints, numbered in ascending order and come complete with a certificate of authenticity and a Hahnemühle Art Registry Number.

TAGS

Blue, Water, Ocean, Sea, Sea scape, Crocodile, Cuba, American, Marine life, Reptile, Wildlife