The Long Road Home...

© Linda L. Ruiz

The Long Road Home...

David K. Hurt Student 6/22/2011 10:35:10 AM

I hope you moved this guy off the road after the shot. What a catch. Not often any longer you see turtles in the AV. #1387244

Dayna Cain 6/22/2011 11:16:49 AM

Very cool image. Love it! #9473377

Jill Odice 6/22/2011 11:19:14 AM

I like your shot best :-) Including all of the road really shows this dudes journey! I am open to going anywhere, hopefully before Marilyn leaves! With this triple digit heat, somewhere cool would be nice :-) #9473382

Liz Bullock 6/22/2011 11:48:44 AM

Great capture! #9473435

Susan M. Campbell 6/22/2011 12:58:39 PM

This is such a great shot. I really love it. Fabulous idea!! #9473575

Brenda W. LaFleur 6/22/2011 7:06:00 PM

I recognize this fella from Jill's post. This is a great perspective, Linda. Great shot! #9475928

Marilyn K. Lincecum 6/22/2011 9:36:17 PM

I too like your shot of this guy the best!! Great shot Linda. Hope to see it again !! #9476840

Michelle Alton 6/23/2011 3:43:05 AM

Great image, Linda. I have witnessed a turtle being run over...it is heartbreaking to watch. Hope you also rescued him! #9477606

Mariann Kovats 6/26/2011 12:28:14 AM

Wow! Wonderful capture! Very nice details on this little guy! I love your perspective! #9486064

Craig W. Myers 6/27/2011 10:47:40 AM

I guess if he's safe, you must have been, as well. Great perspective and depth of field. #9489834

Courtenay Vanderbilt 6/29/2011 5:13:07 AM

This is an outstanding capture, Linda! Fantastic perspective! #9494129

Songbird Cline 7/2/2011 4:48:10 PM

hahahahahaaaa, this is great!! #9502438

Jennifer L. Alder 7/28/2011 7:12:11 PM

Brilliant! congrats, Linda :) #9561151

Bill Johnson 7/28/2011 7:18:12 PM

Linda, Congrats on your finalist selection. Good luck. #9561229

Phyllis Burchett 7/28/2011 7:18:25 PM

Congrats on this fabulous finalist Linda! #9561233

David K. Hurt 7/28/2011 8:56:33 PM

Congrats Sister.... Love you #9561934

Susan M. Campbell 7/28/2011 9:24:14 PM

#3....you are smokin'....wahoo! #9562078

Reynaldo D. Reyes 7/28/2011 9:54:15 PM

Congrats on this awesome finalist! #9562166

Jill Odice 7/29/2011 12:27:35 AM

That ol tortoise was leading you to the winners circle Linda :-) Congrats on your finalist Chicky! #9562377

Doug Pignet 7/29/2011 2:55:42 AM

congrats on your finalist...well done #9562634

R. J. Laudenbacher 7/29/2011 4:35:24 AM

This is fantastic Linda. Congrats on this marvelous Finalist and your others. I am sure we will see this one with Gold for sure! #9562867

Courtenay Vanderbilt 7/29/2011 4:46:24 AM

Congratulations, Linda! Well deserved Finalist! #9562941

JO ANN CLEVELAND 7/29/2011 6:38:58 AM


Congratulation on this awesome finalist
Linda and so very well deserved!

jo ann c.
jo ann c. #9563615

Amy M. Wilson 7/29/2011 8:35:18 AM

Congratulations on your awesome Finalist, Linda!! #9564387

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 7/29/2011 10:51:18 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Linda!,
Amalia #9564966

Eivor Kuchta 7/29/2011 11:27:32 AM

Wonderful! Hope he made it home safely! Congratulations on your finalist, Linda! #9565139

Jill Odice 7/29/2011 1:13:37 PM

Congrats, we knew when we saw him that it was going to be a great photo op :-) #9565569

Bill Johnson 7/29/2011 1:14:33 PM

Linda, Big congrats on your first place winner!! #9565573

Linda D. Lester 7/29/2011 1:18:22 PM

One of my favorites....Congratulations! #9565610

Bojan Bencic 7/29/2011 1:18:56 PM

Congratulations on your win, Linda! #9565616

Phyllis Burchett 7/29/2011 1:20:22 PM

BIG congrats Linda on your win! #9565631

Michelle Alton 7/29/2011 1:33:50 PM

Terrific winner, Linda. Gorgeous! #9565742

Patricia A. Coblentz 7/29/2011 1:37:05 PM

What a great image, Linda...I hope you moved him :)
Big congratulations on your well deserved 1st place win...an awesome capture! #9565761

Courtenay Vanderbilt 7/29/2011 1:37:11 PM

Congratulations on your WINNER, Linda! #9565762

Jessica Jenney 7/29/2011 1:41:16 PM

Congratulations, Linda on your fabulous First Place Win! #9565787

Usman M. Bajwa 7/29/2011 1:45:39 PM

Glad you didn't squish it, Linda. Many CONGRATZ on this stellar First Place Gold Winner!!!

UB. #9565824

Ermanno Radice 7/29/2011 1:47:37 PM

Big congratulations on your well deserved 1st place win, excellent composition, Linda!! #9565841

Agnes Fegan 7/29/2011 2:05:23 PM

Congratulations on your first place win; I think the turtle is smiling too! #9565984

Marsha S. Smith 7/29/2011 2:40:59 PM

Priceless image! Congratulations. #9566132

Lydia Williams 7/29/2011 3:15:06 PM

What a great image, Linda! So glad you did not run him down, but shot him up...Congratulations on your gold win! #9566265

Renee Doyle 7/29/2011 4:00:57 PM

Congratulations on this excellent First Place Winner Linda!! #9566477

Debra R. Harder 7/29/2011 4:09:09 PM

This is AWESOME, Linda! Huge congratulations on your FIRST PLACE WINNER! Deb #9566529

Kay E. Mahoney 7/29/2011 4:25:58 PM

Congratulations on your first place winner, Linda. Beautiful turtle. #9566635

JO ANN CLEVELAND 7/29/2011 5:26:48 PM

Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE WINNER Linda, love it!!!

jo ann c.

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Judy V. Kennamer 7/29/2011 5:30:41 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful WINNER Linda! #9567055

Amy M. Wilson 7/29/2011 6:37:04 PM

Big congratulations on your excellent First Place win, Linda!! #9567307

R. J. Laudenbacher 7/29/2011 6:56:19 PM

I knew this would have Gold on it and I am so happy it is first place Gold. Congrats Linda on this well deserved win! #9567382

Sabrina Ryan 7/29/2011 7:24:17 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this Wonderful Winning image, Linda! #9567490

Susan M. Campbell 7/29/2011 7:47:40 PM

You rock girl! Congrats on winning!!! #9567584

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 7/29/2011 8:14:23 PM

Super cool!! Big congrats on your Gold Winner!! #9567656

Mariann Kovats 7/29/2011 8:54:50 PM

Congratulations on your win! Amazing capture! #9567731

Robert K. Bemus 7/29/2011 9:51:27 PM

Congratulations on a wonderful First Place Win, Linda!! #9567817

Mary K. Robison 7/29/2011 10:28:27 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned First Place Winner, Linda!
Superb capture! #9567894

John Rivera 7/30/2011 5:08:59 AM

Congrats Linda on your great winner! #9568534

Cathy Barrows 7/30/2011 8:37:26 AM

Congrats on your winner...love this #9569199

Mitch Spence 7/30/2011 9:25:46 AM

Great idea, Linda. Congratulations. #9569327

Phyllis A. Houghton 7/30/2011 5:09:20 PM

Congratulations on your first place, Linda!!!!! (: I love how well you captured this little guy. #9570232

Marilyn K. Lincecum 7/30/2011 5:51:43 PM

WTG Linda !!! This is a fantastic First Place Win and so well deserved !!! #9570323

Gerri R. Jones 7/30/2011 11:17:58 PM

A great story telling moment! Congrats to you Linda!!! #9570675

Jeff W. Robinson 7/31/2011 5:12:14 AM

Congrats Linda on this outstanding 1st Place Win! #9571032

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 7/31/2011 12:01:12 PM

What a cool capture Linda, a huge CONGRATULATIONS on your BIG WIN. FIRST PLACE!!!! #9571676

Dominick M. Dimacale 8/1/2011 12:57:47 AM

Congratulations Linda on your Win!!!


Dominick #9572952

Dayna Cain 8/1/2011 5:19:23 AM

Congratulations on your win!!! Great job! #9573555

Dave Montero 8/1/2011 3:10:39 PM

Congratulations on your First Place selection Linda!!! #9574833

Janet Fikar 8/2/2011 6:12:01 AM

Congratulations. This is spectacular photography! #9576483

Terry L. Ellis 8/3/2011 9:25:43 AM

Excellent, Linda! Congratulations on your first place win!!! #9579239

Mary Beth Aiello 8/3/2011 10:11:58 AM

Very cool capture, Linda. Huge congrats on your wonderful win! #9579339

Merna L. Nobile 8/5/2011 7:11:40 PM


Imagine it. Feel it. Receive it. Congratulations, your entry was very special and thanks for sharing it with all of us. Merna Nobile
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Carmody Baker 8/8/2011 5:08:59 PM

I love this! Congratulations Linda!!! #9591221

Lori Carlson 8/18/2011 5:38:04 PM

Well done, Linda!! Big congrats! =) #9613267

Debbie Bray 8/26/2011 7:46:42 PM

What a fabulous find, and I'm glad you found him before anybody's tyres did!! Congratulations on a fabulous win, Linda!! #9635710

Thomas E. Hinds 8/27/2011 8:51:45 AM

Tremendous capture, Linda! Congratulations on this wonderful Winner! #9636741

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Description

I almost ran over this guy.

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 250, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 134.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on 6/22/2011 10:27:06 AM

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Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner


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