"Yellow"

Michelle Alton 11/19/2009 3:18:03 AM

Wonderful capture, Derek. I have never ever seen such a turtle (but then don't get to hang out in the swamp too much). Interesting that his throat blends with the bg. #1206918

Patricia Seidler 11/19/2009 3:25:46 AM

Terrific detail, color and closeup of this turtle Derek. Love the expression! #8143986

Jack Gaskin 11/19/2009 2:16:08 PM

A Beauty. Looks as healthy as any I've ever seen.

Funny how they are the last to hibernate and first to wake.

Happy Shooting
Jack #8145778

Karen Engelbreth 12/15/2009 2:53:14 PM

Congratulations Derek... #8218469

Michelle Alton 12/15/2009 5:29:22 PM

Derek, Congratulations! #8219598

Michael Umbreit 12/15/2009 6:20:29 PM

Derek - Congratulations on your finalist! Nice work my friend! - Mike #8219907

Kathy Cline 12/15/2009 6:40:27 PM

YAY FOR YOU DEREK

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GOD BLESS #8220010

Anne M. Young 12/15/2009 9:50:06 PM

CONGRATULATIONS - a fantastic finalist! #8221025

Stefania Barbier 12/15/2009 11:50:36 PM

congratulations on your gorgeous finalist!!! #8221416

Laurence Saliba 12/16/2009 9:23:41 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Derek!! #8223198

Eivor Kuchta 12/16/2009 10:03:26 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Derek! #8223325

Sam Britt 12/16/2009 8:14:43 PM

Congratulations on this finalist, Derek! #8225233

Tamra Walker 12/16/2009 9:14:56 PM

Cool shot! Great selective focus,and great detail. Congrats on a well-deserved finalist, Derek!! -Tami #8225351

Tamra Walker 12/16/2009 9:16:19 PM

Cool shot! Great selective focus,and great detail. Congrats on a well-deserved finalist, Derek!! -Tami #8225356

Summer A. Kozisek 12/23/2009 11:03:16 PM

Wow Derek, great subject with beautiful details and use of shallow DOF. Congrats on your finalist!! #8243216

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Description

The Blandings Turtle is easily identifiable by the bright yellow throats that they have. Even the old turtles retain this wonderful color!!
Aperture 5.6, 1/200, ISO 100, 300mm F4L IS...
Uploaded on 11/19/09
PhotoID: 9423984

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D

Uploaded on 11/19/2009 2:39:21 AM

Keywords: #fierce #tortoise #yellow neck 

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