Sunday, June 6, 2010

Macro Monday

Eye to eye
and nose to nose
with a turtle.
When the photo session was finished this little lady went gladly back to her woodland surroundings.
(click to enlarge photos for a really close look)
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20 comments:

Dave said...

excellent composition and clarity. lovely series.

Mimi said...

Wow, you certainly got up close and cosy with this little one!

Quilly said...

What incredible shots! Do you have a zoom lens, or was she really brave enough to let you that close without completely retreating?

Ann said...

I am glad you let it go to continue it;s race with the rabbit. LOL

amatterofhowyouseeit.com said...

He's adorable - I'm glad he peeped out so you could take his picture!

Dharma Shots said...

what beautiful and patient eues it got. thanks for the info on about the spider.

EG Wow said...

I'm sure I've never been THAT close to a turtle! Nice shots!

mactheweb said...

What character you've captured with your closeup turtle.

Thom said...

She is a lovely little lady...Excellent my friend. You are always so creative :)

margie said...

great shots.

Birgitta said...

Great serie of macro shots!

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HOOTIN' ANNI said...

I really like the 3rd one down. Those are amazing captures.

My Macro Monday is a bit on the odd side today...would you believe bricks?!! But it's all explained below the photos. Here. Come visit with me if you can. Have a great week.

Nefertiti said...

quel regard ! ;O)

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Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Incredible shots; excellent timing. I'm so glad you carry your camera with you all the time!

Rosidah Abidin said...

It really seems like he was eying your camera. I love the sharp details in your shots. Have a wonderful week, Carletta. I hope you are doing fine.

Rosidah Abidin said...

Oops, it's a she not a he. Sorry for the mistake.

Heather T. said...

Wonderfully captured! I enjoy the personality of a turtle.

dutchbaby said...

Wonderful shots; what a ham! Love the orange hues on the shell.

Jientje said...

The next to last one is my favorite. That is a real nice turtle portrait!

Pat said...

You just happened to stumble upon this turtle? How cute is that? Love the close ups! Glad you didn't make turtle soup out of said turtle!