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Hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata)

Hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) by Christopher Guglielmo

French Cay, Turks and Caicos Islands, British West Indies
by Christopher Guglielmo, Miami Lakes, Florida, USA

"After photographing in the same area for years to learn which turtles were approachable,
I gained their trust enough to branch out withmore creative photography techniques.
In this case, I chose a very slow shutter speed and metered on the blue water
to come to the correct aperture."

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