Eastern Water Dragon

ANIMAL PORTRAIT

I was photographing this Eastern Water Dragon sunbathing on a log midstream when, as I watched, it entered the water and swam towards the riverbank very close to me. As I took the shot it paused to check me out before leaving the river.

Lane Cove National Park, Sydney, New South Wales

Canon EOS 400D, 70–200mm zoom, 1.4x TC, 1/100, f5.6, ISO 800, 1/3 stop underexposed

by John Organ, New South Wales