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Shooting crocodiles-tips

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I am looking for tips on shooting crocodiles.   I am excited to going to Cuba (Jardines de La Rena) in March this year.   My camera is a Nikon D850.  I have a 60 mm . a 16-35 mm and a 8-15 fish eye lens. If anyone can advise the best angle and any ideas as how to shoot them that would be great.  

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Depends how friendly they are! 

Not 60mm I'd have thought unless you want shots of eyes. 16-35 should be good. 8-15 too distorting would be my view.

 

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Having been to Cuba and having dived the Gardens there, I can tell you that the crocs move pretty quickly  and follow focus is important.  I was shooting video, so this may not apply to you.  However, they do get close, so a shorter lens is probably good as TimG says.  One meter or less is not uncommon.  It is a very cool experience, have fun!  I would love to go back someday.

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