Mating Box Turtles

By | May 22, 2021

My photo for the day could be two Box Turtles trying to mate, or it could be a Box Turtle trying to help another Box Turtle across the road.

Mating Box Turtles
Mating Box Turtles

How I Got The Shot: Mating Box Turtles

These Turtles were in the road at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. I got out of my pickup to get this photo and was hand-holding my camera and lens.

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark III
  • Lens: Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS


  • Location: Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge (Oklahoma)
  • Date and Time Taken: May 07, 2010 (08:29 A. M.)
  • Aperture: f5.6
  • Shutter speed: 1/200 (as determined by the camera)
  • ISO: 500
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Exposure Mode: Aperture Priority
  • Metering Mode: Evaluative
  • Back-button Focus
  • Single Point Auto Focus
  • Exposure Compensation: 0
  • Focal Length: 400 mm
  • Processed With Luminar 4

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