Sven Začek - Enjoying the sunset


After searching the river for minks, beavers and otters I finally got rewarded one day with beautiful light and a feeding otter. It was catching frogs and fish and eating them on the frozen ice edge. This was a fitting image to a day I will never forget. Just as the sun was setting the otter stopped feeding and curled itself dry in the snow and then rested like this for thirty or so seconds. He was not the only one enjoying the sunset.

Location: Estonia

Tags: estonia, lutra lutra, otter, red, sunset, sven zacek

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  1. Silvia Reiche said:

    03/02/2012 20:44

    Indeed beautiful light and what a funny look with the snow in his face. I like this very much!

  2. Margi Todors said:

    04/02/2012 10:33

    Really beautiful light! Nice feeling!

  3. Stefan Gerrits said:

    04/02/2012 12:00

    Absolutely love this. First of all, not the easiest of all animals to photograph, though second, the light is from a different planet. Great!

  4. Paula Kuiters said:

    10/02/2012 14:39

    This is my favourite and such a beautifull animal, taken at a perfect moment in an amazing wonderfull light.

  5. David Guimaraes said:

    20/02/2012 21:53

    A unique and magic otter moment!!