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Snapping Turtle


Snapping Turtle
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Copyright: Trevor McLeod (rapidshot) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 225 W: 0 N: 419] (2844)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-06-20
Categories: Reptiles
Camera: Sony Cybershot DSC-H5
Exposure: f/3.5, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Theme(s): Animals' Behavior, part one [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2013-07-30 8:51
Viewed: 1958
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This Snapping turtle was trying to get ashore where we were fishing. When he realized we were in the way he moved further up the shore.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snapping_turtle

note: cropped, focused


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Turtle in dirty waterIngrid1 3 07-31 00:50
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Ciao Trevor, it's somethimng of wrong in your post, may be in reduction process, I try to do a ws, hope you don't mind, great capture of lovely turtle, ciao Silvio

Dear Trevor,
I admire your photo of the observation of the turtle as well as the courage to defy purists about photo technique and posted this image as "photo reportage". I add this photo to my Favorites as well as to my theme "animals' Behaviour".

Thanks for sharing.
Warm Greetings from the Tzaneen Dam in Limpopo, South Africa
Ingrid

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-07-30 13:23]

HI Trevor,a very original pic underwater,not so transparent for the best result,but a very nice and different way to show us this turtle,a way not often seen on TN,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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