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Kulan at Lion Country Safari

Recently, my wife and I decided to mix things up a bit (no…not that). Since we’d accumulated a cornucopia of why-didn’t-we-use-these shots, we knew it was time for a brand new series: Random Shots & Thoughts.

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Everglades Holiday Park Waterway West View

On a recent trip to Everglades Holiday Park in Ft. Lauderdale, we took our first airboat ride. Positioning yourself for the perfect shot is hard enough, but try it on a speeding airboat with a captain named “Captain Crash.” We had our work cut out for us.

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Ashley from the Gator Boys grabbing an alligator

Everglades Holiday Park is “the” place for gator shows, hosted by the trained handlers of the crazy-popular TV series Gator Boys. We decided to journey down to Broward County to check out the park. As a big fan of large gators, there was absolutely no question as to which lens I’d use to tackle the shoot: the 70-200mm / 2.8.

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Gallinule Family at Everglades Holiday Park

During a recent airboat ride at Everglades Holiday Park, we stumbled upon a family of gallinules. With a little I’ll-lure-you-with-popcorn persuasion from our trusty tour boat captain, “Captain Crash,” I was able to catch several action shots.

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