I photographed this Water Moccasin crossing a gravel road at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma.

It seems like I’m not seeing very many Water Moccasins this summer like I normally do.

Water Moccasin Crossing Gravel Road
Water Moccasin Crossing Gravel Road

How I Got The Photo:

I was driving over the Sally Jones Causeway when I spotted this Water Moccasin. I got out of my pickup and got close enough for this photo while hand-holding my camera.

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Fujifilm X-T3
  • Lens: Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS II (attached with a Fringer EF-FX Pro)


  • Location: Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge (Oklahoma)
  • Date and Time Taken: August 21, 2021 (9:57 A.M.)
  • Exposure Mode: Aperture Priority
  • Aperture: f8
  • Shutter speed: 1/210
  • ISO: 1250
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Metering Mode: Multi
  • Back-button Focus
  • Zone Auto Focus
  • Exposure Compensation: 0
  • Focal Length: 400 mm