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The Happy Tortoise
The Happy Tortoise
Lydia


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Challenge: Free Study 2008-10 (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro
Date: Oct 5, 2008
Aperture: 5.6
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/30
Galleries: Nature, Animals
Date Uploaded: Oct 7, 2008

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Statistics
Place: 125 out of 394
Avg (all users): 5.9213
Avg (commenters): 7.2000
Avg (participants): 6.0000
Avg (non-participants): 5.7436
Views since voting: 923
Views during voting: 245
Votes: 127
Comments: 10
Favorites: 3 (view)


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12/09/2008 04:56:47 PM
This is superb. A brilliant job!
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11/08/2008 12:05:54 PM
Awwwwww, LYDIA! I LOVE THIS! I think Turtles are about the coolest animals to photograph. They so often have smiles on their faces, don't they? He just looks downright adorable!

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/07/2008 06:37:38 PM
Is that the baby again? Dang, he's cute :-) I don't know if he looks happy, exactly, but certainly superior to the likes of us!
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11/07/2008 09:14:29 AM
This has the artistic flare and genius of ' . substr('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21_F.gif', strrpos('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21_F.gif', '/') + 1) . ' lydiatoo, except he is on his feet not his back. If I recall correctly her friends go by Theodore and Clarissa.
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11/04/2008 06:04:28 PM
As someone who has tried to coax our pet turtle out of his shell for multiple challenges, I commend you on getting this guy to pose and even smile!
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11/04/2008 02:35:06 AM
Would have liked to have seen a tighter crop but still a nice shot, you've actually managed to make a tortoise look cute.
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11/02/2008 11:34:29 PM
how can you tell he (or she) is happy?
good photo and nice PP
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11/02/2008 02:11:26 PM
why B&W?
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11/01/2008 08:34:43 PM
Scutter wanted to join the Tortoise Club so bad, that he resorted to taking Turtle Steroids. However, after buying a black-market bottle of what he thought was muscle growth hormone, he was horrified to find out that it was actually just a home-brewed mixture called "Mama Tortoise's Happy Time Tonic and Hair Shampoo", and that it wasn't the muscles that he had grown.
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11/01/2008 12:32:10 AM
ah new fav! what a cute little bugger
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