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Testudo graeca

Testudo graeca
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Copyright: Szabo Jozsef (joska) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 806 W: 0 N: 4092] (22535)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-06-22
Categories: Reptiles
Camera: Nikon D 300s, Nikon 300 mm AF-S F:4 ED, IF
Exposure: f/8, 1/1600 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-08-04 1:15
Viewed: 2428
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The spur-thighed tortoise (Testudo graeca) or Greek tortoise is one of four European members of the Testudinidae family of tortoises. The other members of the family are Hermann's tortoise (Testudo hermanni), the Marginated tortoise (Testudo marginata) and Horsfield's Tortoise (Testudo horsfieldii).

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Hi Szabo,
Great shot of The spur-thighed tortoise, excellent details sharpness, nice natural colours, great point of view and composition with a good depth of field,
Thanks for sharing and have a nice day,
Best Regards,

a wonderful species. good angle. tfs.

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-08-04 1:59]

Hello Szabo.
A nice image of the giant turtle, the photo has a good composition, sharpness and nice colors.Perfect details, exposure, dof, pov and pose.Best regards Siggi

Hi Joska,

Very nice capture of this Spur-thighed Tortoise my friend, splendid exposure/white balance, good sharpness with fine shell markings, lovely highlighted eye. great work here Joska and well done,
Best regards,


Hi, Szabo
Beautiful image and capture, fine texture, light and colors, well captured. tfs.

hello Jozsef
great sharpness composition with good details and beautiful naturel colours
thanks greeting lou

Buna Jozsef,
Frumoasa captura a acestei specii. Imi plac detaliile, culorile naturale si claritatea imaginii.
Numai bine,

Un excelente documento. Todo una reliquia estos animales hoy en dia.
Saludos Szabo.

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