Feeling small

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© Darla Smedley
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Photo Info
UploadedDecember 21, 2009
TakenJanuary 15, 2009
ModelCanon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure1/80 sec at f/18
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length80 mm
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I felt humbled when this Galapagos Turtle allowed me to set up my tripod and take this thrilling shot.

12 responses

  • Lynda Jeffers

    Lynda Jeffers (Deleted) gave props (21 Dec 2009):

    Amazing animal...always wanted to go to the Galapagos Islands!! Great shot!

  • Gary Benefield

    Gary Benefield gave props (28 Dec 2009):

    good for you, would luv to be standing where your are. that guy is huge. great photo. I hve a little gopher turtle in my back yard that runs into his hole at the slightest movement. I can't get a pic of him close up.

  • Andy D

    Andy D said (6 Jan 2010):

    Hah! Jeez. That is amazing. I wonder how old it is?

  • Neil Woo

    Neil Woo said (6 Jan 2010):

    wow great capture ,congrats

  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (9 Jan 2010):

    Wow! Great shot of this majestic creature! Thanks for posting this!

  • Leanne Silva

    Leanne Silva gave props (12 Jan 2010):

    You're so lucky!!!

  • David McCrillis

    David McCrillis gave props (23 Jan 2010):

    That's a lot of turtle. Great capture

  • Thomas Beckmann

    Thomas Beckmann gave props (20 Mar 2010):

    Wow, I never thought that they were T H A T big

  • Mark Williams

    Mark Williams gave props (7 Jul 2010):

    i dream of going there-wonderful shot-

  • Michaela K.

    Michaela K. gave props (16 Nov 2011):


  • Amra Cau

    Amra Cau said (22 Jan 2012):

    oh my god, he/she is so cute!!! very awesome shot!!!

  • Rebecca Braasch

    Rebecca Braasch gave props (8 Feb 2012):

    Great shot! Your experience captured here, is on my bucket list! What an honor.

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