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    While looking for alligators at a swamp in Louisiana, this beautiful little creature wanders out of the murky waters right into the morning light , pausing just long enough to capture.
    WHAT MAKES THIS PHOTO GREAT?
    Composition 17
    Lighting 27
    Creativity 10
    Story 9

    Great capture and beautiful light. I love the expression on the wet raccoons face, well done!

    Keith Ladzinski
    National Geographic Photographer
    Photo Details
    Date Uploaded: Jun 16, 2016
    Location: Slidell, Louisiana, United States
    Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D750
    Focal Length: 120 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/1250 sec
    Aperture: f/4
    ISO: 500
    Copyright: © Kim Aikawa
    Categories: Animals, Nature, Portraits
    Assignments: Your Outdoor Adventure
    Contests: 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year