Uphill Climb

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© Donald Garrett
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Photo Info
UploadedMay 13, 2011
TakenMarch 13, 2009
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D60
Exposure1/160 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length300 mm
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A turtle slowly makes his way up out of the swamp to higher ground. This is a true horizontal view, i.e., the tree is that slanted!
Chattanooga Nature Center

20 responses

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (13 May 2011):

    Great shot, Don! A tree-climbing turtle?????

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (13 May 2011):

    Next time I come, I want to go here!! Great shot!! Love the diagonal!

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (13 May 2011):

    A great capture, Don! He already has a large crack in his shell. If he doesn't stop trying to rush evolution, he is going to to have to be duct taped back together.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (13 May 2011):

    You got a very nice close up of this turtle and a good angle..Good title also.

  • Robert Sand

    Robert Sand said (14 May 2011):

    Nicely exposed, fun photo.

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (14 May 2011):

    I hope he makes it to his destination before autumn, Don! ;) I love this shot. It's very well composed and he's really a fine turtle, a looker even!!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (14 May 2011):

    Good shot!

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (14 May 2011):

    Beautiful capture of nature Don! Never seen a turtle climb a tree before, love this!

  • Lynda Jeffers

    Lynda Jeffers gave props (15 May 2011):

    What a great find!!

  • Dunja Kolar

    Dunja Kolar gave props (15 May 2011):

    great photo!!

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (15 May 2011):

    Bit of fibreglass will fix that shell, no problem!! Love the angle, and the clear, crisp tree trunk.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (16 May 2011):

    Excellent, love turtles..

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (16 May 2011):

    Wow, this is a first for me to see a tree climbing turtle!!! I love the diagonal composition, great eye Don and great capture!!!

  • Nadeem Shafi

    Nadeem Shafi gave props (16 May 2011):

    Ambitious fella! At least he's got a soft landing spot (do wonder how he got down). Cool POV.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (16 May 2011):

    super capture.

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes said (17 May 2011):

    It looks like a frame from a film, cinematic shot, love it!

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (17 May 2011):

    Nice composition and tones!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (18 May 2011):

    Yes ! It is amphibious turtle. Great shot!!! Nice capture.

  • Juanita Vivas

    Juanita Vivas (Deleted) gave props (20 May 2011):

    Love the subject, the composition and the lighting !!! I love turtles !!!

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (27 May 2011):

    But the turtle will make it. Love it....

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