Blandings Turtle

© Derek D. Dafoe

Blandings Turtle

Jack Gaskin 1/11/2013 2:32:12 AM

What a Beauty of a catch of this Handsome Turtle.

Couple of years back I happened to go to the trout hatchery in Dec, when there was Ice on the waters surface. In the turtle pond you could see several of these AMAZING fellows moving around under the Ice.
I NEVER BELIEVED the Stories about that behavior . Having seen it for my self I have to say it was a very

Jack #1508260

Antonio Amen 1/11/2013 3:00:20 AM

Nice catch, well done #10509465

Michelle Alton 1/11/2013 5:01:57 AM

And you got a fantastic shot of him. Just beautiful. Turtles are always sliding off their logs the moment I'm about to press the shutter! #10509704

Tammy Espino 2/25/2013 5:53:56 PM

Congratulations on your finalist! :) #10584939

Merna L. Nobile 3/22/2013 1:29:55 PM

What a great way to start a new year! Your award winning photographs go from Editorís Pick to Finalist and hopefully to Gold.
CONGRATULATIONS for the month of January, 2013!

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One of my favorite reptiles to photograph! Very approachable species, that can make for great shots!
Aperture 5.0, 1/500, ISO 125, 300mm F4L IS...

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 125, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 1/11/2013 2:14:08 AM Photo Contest Finalist

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