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acousticmist 7 10 1 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2010 1:52PM
Great shot.....Martin

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Paintman Plus
11 1.2k 177 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2010 2:11PM
I blurred the b/g to reduce the grain-like effect and sharpened the head only. The second is Evil TortoiseSmile

An excellent shot of a wonderful creature.

cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
11 Jul 2010 2:24PM
many thanks, `Paintman'..I haven't got that selective sharpening..can see the difference Smile
11 Jul 2010 3:00PM
Fine animal portrait. A
11 Jul 2010 3:08PM
AMAZING shot Smile love it.
gary_d 10 576 13 Wales
11 Jul 2010 5:55PM
This is a wonderful close up. - gary
andymark 8 1 England
11 Jul 2010 7:46PM
great close up love it
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
11 Jul 2010 8:52PM
Super close-up.........Sandy
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2010 9:16PM
Mr Meldrew has sprung to mind! what a superbly shot image,
love him
Ray42 10 3 England
12 Jul 2010 7:12AM
An excellent portrait - I know I have seen him somewhere before!!! lol
pascalg Plus
10 37 France
12 Jul 2010 2:19PM
excellent !
FeatherFriend 10 38 217 England
13 Jul 2010 3:54PM
Great shot Jeff, not a self portrait then Wink
cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
13 Jul 2010 5:39PM

Quote:Great shot Jeff, not a self portrait then

much better than my mug shot Wink
Ridgeway 11 222 2 Ireland
19 Jul 2010 9:06PM
Handsome fella,
Nice shot,

mrjt 12 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2010 7:59PM
A BRILLIANT Image.....Jack
osie 7 2 3 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2010 11:29PM
this one has the "WOW factor"...Great image...Excelento...Smile
30 Dec 2010 1:33PM
excellent shot my friend!

Happy New Year

31 Dec 2010 11:14AM
This is such a lovely photograph.

I would like to thank you for spending so much time sharing around work and appreciating the work of others on this site. In particular I'm very grateful for your attention to my work.

Have a great 2011!

Best wishes

22 Jan 2011 11:04AM
Goodness, you have met my neighbour. I wonder if I should show him his portrait. Wink No, on second thoughts I won´t.
Thank you for posting such beautifully captured images.
wow great shot the shag you saw in my pics is from the farne islands you can touch them there so close well not quite, but very close, as are puffins
johncob 8 34 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2011 8:13AM
Great detail here. Regards John
29 Jul 2011 9:43PM
Looks like my Mother in Law without her teeth in. Eric.
meniko 7 Cyprus
19 Sep 2011 9:18PM
Hi Stephen
your great close up reminds me of Morla the turtoise from "the neverending story"...
Well done!! Thanks for another extraordinary image.
Tainia 6 Australia
25 Oct 2011 11:06AM
An amazing image! Tai
luceombra 6 27 5 Italy
2 Nov 2011 10:39AM
Wow! this is a great portrait!!! Smile
26 Nov 2011 10:15AM
Haha Wow Brilliant shot, love his expression! Smile
I do like it without the grain. Nice capture.
Well done. WesternRed.
stupot 6 1 United Kingdom
25 Dec 2012 11:08AM
Love this picture.
23 Jan 2013 9:42AM
I love this - what a great shot Smile
paulashby 9 10 1 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2013 3:28PM
Great shot
ozimax 14
6 Jul 2013 12:09PM
Outstanding photo of a funny creature indeed!
20 Aug 2013 7:56AM
I love this, makes me chuckle.
20 Sep 2013 8:37PM
It has a look of E.T. about it
Fully agree with the handling of the background.
12 Jan 2014 1:14PM
Looks like he needs a little Oil of Olay! Fantastic shot.
suejoh Plus
13 250 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2014 12:55PM
From the Neverending Story? Great perspective.
27 Jun 2014 1:01PM
Superb portrait shot I love tortoises, Got one at home
African spur she's around 60 year's & still hibernates
every year, and then never stops eating until her next
big sleep. SmileSmileSmile

patri 14 3 Italy
29 Dec 2014 1:11AM
Great portrait of a contemptuous fellow.

2 Jan 2015 10:28PM
Love him😊
4 Jan 2015 1:27PM
Having owned tortoises, they have quite a characterSmile
frightningly good close up
10 Jun 2016 6:58PM
There is only one word to say about this terrific shot WOWW

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