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Salad Time by prominent-portraits Salad Time by prominent-portraits
Squirt, my red footed tortoise. :aww:

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Critique by MatthewReed Jan 31, 2013, 4:21:18 PM
Firstly can I say wow?

I just did, this image is very well shot and the things in particular I like is the amount of detail captured in the image right down to seeing how much the reptile has had to drink (but looking how 'wet the tongue is)

The reptiles shell stands out as it's color is vivid and not lost in the picture even though it is not an immediate realization as I feel it's not the focal point of the picture rather the reptiles neck and head is which is well captured by the way.

I love how the lettuce seems so close to me by properly took a lot of effort from the reptile to get to and it still seems slightly too far away for it to chew off.

the thermostat? to the left is somewhat distracting me and is the only thing I would take out of this image even though it is out of focus the yellow and red of the ?thermostat stand out too much for me, If it did not have these colors on the thermostat and it was still in the picture I wouldn't have minded!

Lastly I love how the subject of the reptile food bowl and salad are in focus but the wall and things to the far left are not really adds depth to this photo.
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RainbowDash1o1 Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love tortoises!!! cute little bud
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HappyKittyShop Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
So cute <33 I love turtles :3
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awphotoart Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2013  Student Photographer
n'aaaaw ! what a beautiful turtle!
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silvershadoww Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013
awwww :)
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ImRandomArtist Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013
thank you, just made my day XD, for one thing is I think turtles are awesome, the next was I needed a turtle for a drawing I was gonna do but sadly I don't own one nor my friends... XD was gonna google to see what one looked like but I found one here, do you mine if I draw it? Not gonna post it or anything just practice in my notebook
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prominent-portraits Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Professional Photographer
I'm glad you like it as much as I do. :D I don't mind at all.
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ImRandomArtist Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013
well then, I hope I'm not gonna be hearing from my or your lawyers, or worst...From your turtle's lawyer!!!
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starhoney Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE! I love tortoises. I bring in fruits and veggies for the ones at work. I like to handfeed them. They have little muffin mouths :3
THEY'RE SO ENTHUSIASTIC ABOUT EATING RASPBERRIES!
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prominent-portraits Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Professional Photographer
I might have to try that.
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PsychoticLaughter Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love watching my turtles eat^^I think it's so adorable
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