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Old Jun 8, 2010, 7:36 AM   #1
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Another one of my neighbors living out back...
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Looks like a good sized one.
Look at detail!!
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Old Jun 8, 2010, 8:33 AM   #3
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He's about 7-8 feet which is quite large. He was on the opposite side of the lake and I had to switch to EZ zoom (maxed out) on the FZ35 to get that close.

Switching to EZ brings the pictures down to 3 megapixels but that still produces a quality picture I think.
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Bloody hell!!! We have crocs here but not in my backyard!!! Great "snap" too :-)
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If you know how to call them you can get a better shot. Make the sound of a baby alligator grunting and they will come to investigate. My son and I were playing golf on Jekyll Island and I saw one in the lake. I "called" to him and he came out of the water and hissed at us. My son said (with his golf club over his head) "Whatever you're saying to him - QUIT!!!"

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He's about 7-8 feet which is quite large. He was on the opposite side of the lake and I had to switch to EZ zoom (maxed out) on the FZ35 to get that close.

Switching to EZ brings the pictures down to 3 megapixels but that still produces a quality picture I think.
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If you know how to call them you can get a better shot. Make the sound of a baby alligator grunting and they will come to investigate. My son and I were playing golf on Jekyll Island and I saw one in the lake. I "called" to him and he came out of the water and hissed at us. My son said (with his golf club over his head) "Whatever you're saying to him - QUIT!!!"
I'd very much like to hear your noise Clint, any chance you can post an mp3? :-D
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From YouTube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_AL7...eature=related


Here's a better one


http://www.partnersinrhyme.com/sound...tors_wav.shtml

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I'd very much like to hear your noise Clint, any chance you can post an mp3? :-D
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Ahhh they're so cute when they're little :-) Why doesn't someone genetically engineer bonsai crocs - they'd be popular as pets for sure!

Thanks Clint. But I really wanted to hear YOUR version lol :-)
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Very well done, Cherokeeoutlaw-

Great work in using your camera's features. You got good detail as well!

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I will have to try that Clint! I've never been good at impersonations but I will practice....

Greg...My house backs up to a conservation area so I am fortunate enough to have many subjects out there asking for their pictures to be taken! I have several so far but hate to overwhelm you all with them. I figured I would introduce a little over time.

Sarah, thank you. I found that if I lock the ISO down at 80, then these EZ zoomed pictures come out much better.

I wish he was all the way out of the water, but I do like the shot. I keep watching for him so stay tuned!
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