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This red-eared slider turtle was enjoying a sunny afternoon in a nature center near South Padre Island when I shot this photo. I used my Ca non EOS 50D camera and a Sigma 70-300mm lens.

Featured in Canon DSLR – February 2013

Featured in The Best of Anything and Everything – April 2013


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Bob Kelch is a retired pediatrician and health care administrator who now has the time he wants to devote to his passion, photography. He lives near the Lake Michigan shore in South Haven, Michigan.

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  • John Holding
    John Holdingover 1 year ago

    Clicking the image takes you to the group where you can support fellow members.

  • Dean Cunningham
    Dean Cunninghamover 1 year ago

    hes a beauty – wonderful pic !

  • Thanks.

    – Robert Kelch, M.D.

  • BigD
    BigDover 1 year ago

  • EdsMum
    EdsMumover 1 year ago

    Congratulations – 16th April, 2013 – Shirley, Jean & Rene

  • Thank you.

    – Robert Kelch, M.D.

  • RoyceRocks
    RoyceRocksover 1 year ago

    Wonderful! I love the colors and patterns on that turtle. Maybe his “ears burn” ‘cause we’re talking about him? LOL NICE work.

  • Thanks for the kind comments.

    – Robert Kelch, M.D.

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