Three-toed Box Turtle

I photographed this Three-toed Box Turtle crossing the road at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma.

Three-toed Box Turtle
Three-toed Box Turtle

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Canon EOS R7
  • Lens: RF100-500 mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM

Technical:

  • Location: Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge (Oklahoma)
  • Date and Time Taken: August 6, 2022 (09:44 A. M.)
  • Exposure Mode: Manual
  • Aperture: f8
  • Shutter speed: 1/800
  • ISO: 250 (Auto)
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Metering Mode: Evaluative
  • Back-button Focus
  • Animal Eye Single Point Auto Focus
  • Exposure Compensation: 0 EV
  • Focal Length: 428 mm
2022-12-23T16:04:37-06:00August 13, 2022|Categories: Turtles|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Three-toed Box Turtle

Eastern River Cooter On Gravel

This Eastern River Cooter on gravel was on the auto tour road located at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma.

Eastern River Cooter On Gravel
Eastern River Cooter On Gravel

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Canon EOS R5
  • Lens: RF100-500 mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM

Technical:

  • Location: Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge (Oklahoma)
  • Date and Time Taken: May 13, 2022 (09:25 A. M.)
  • Exposure Mode: Manual
  • Aperture: f9
  • Shutter speed: 1/2000
  • ISO: 1600 (Auto)
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Metering Mode: Evaluative
  • Back-button Focus
  • Animal Eye Single Point Auto Focus
  • Exposure Compensation: 0
  • Focal Length: 500 mm
2022-12-24T05:02:50-06:00May 17, 2022|Categories: Turtles|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Eastern River Cooter On Gravel

Mississippi Mud Turtle Crossing Road

I photographed what I think is a Mississippi Mud Turtle crossing the auto tour road at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. I sat down in the road to get this shot while hand-holding my camera and lens.

I made sure this turtle made it safely across the road.

Mississippi Mud Turtle #2
Mississippi Mud Turtle #2

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Canon EOS R5
  • Lens: RF100-500 mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM

Technical:

  • Location: Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge (Oklahoma)
  • Date and Time Taken: April 3, 2022 (10:32 A. M.)
  • Exposure Mode: Manual
  • Aperture: f8
  • Shutter speed: 1/2000
  • ISO: 500 (Auto)
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Metering Mode: Evaluative
  • Back-button Focus
  • Animal Eye Single Point Auto Focus
  • Exposure Compensation: 0
  • Focal Length: 500 mm
2022-12-24T16:54:01-06:00April 17, 2022|Categories: Turtles|Tags: , |Comments Off on Mississippi Mud Turtle Crossing Road

Box Turtle On The Rocks

This Box Turtle was crossing a section of the auto tour road located at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma.

This photo of the Box Turtle On The Rocks will show you how difficult it is to get close to wildlife while driving the auto tour road. These rocks make lots of noise when you drive over them.

Box Turtle On The Rocks
Box Turtle On The Rocks

How I Got The Photo:

I got out of my pickup after spotting the turtle. I got low while hand-holding my camera and lens.

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Fujifilm X-T3
  • Lens: Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS II (attached with a Fringer EF-FX Pro)

Technical:

  • Location: Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge (Oklahoma)
  • Date and Time Taken: August 21, 2021 (8:07 A.M.)
  • Exposure Mode: Aperture Priority
  • Aperture: f8
  • Shutter speed: 1/640
  • ISO: 2000
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Metering Mode: Multi
  • Back-button Focus
  • Zone Auto Focus
  • Exposure Compensation: 0
  • Focal Length: 400 mm
2022-12-23T03:47:02-06:00September 10, 2021|Categories: Turtles|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Box Turtle On The Rocks

Large Snapping Turtle Crossing Road

I photographed this large Snapping Turtle at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma.

Large Snapping Turtle
Large Snapping Turtle

How I Got The Photo:

This Turtle came out of the Arkansas River and was crossing the road to an area called Tuff Pond.

I parked my pickup and got out to photograph this turtle. I was hand-holding my camera and lens.

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Canon EOS R5                            
  • Lens: Canon EF 800 mm f/11 

Technical:

  • Location: Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge (Oklahoma)
  • Date Taken: June 4, 2021 (7:41 A.M.)
  • Aperture: f11
  • Shutter speed: 1/1250
  • ISO: 2000 (Auto)
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Exposure Mode: Manual
  • Metering Mode: Evaluative
  • Back-button Focus
  • Continuous Auto Focus
  • Exposure Compensation: 0
  • Focal Length: 800 mm
  • Processed With Luminar

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2023-01-01T16:17:33-06:00June 18, 2021|Categories: Turtles|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Large Snapping Turtle Crossing Road
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