At the Golden Gate Park, my husband spied a turtle in the small lake but it went under so fast that I didn't see it right away. So, it took some patience to wait for it to come back up in the surface. Our patience finally paid off and I was able to take these snapshots.
I kept muttering "come on, show up- come on, come closer". After what seemed like half an hour, it came close like 2 feet away from me. Pangga and I were cheering like kids.
I was trying to adjust my zoom when I took the photo below. The sun was out and the its glare was quite strong in the lake. It was a bit far and all I could distinguish against the glare was the duck's colorful feathers. I didn't even take a second look after I snapped the shutter in this general direction. Oh, how I wish I did!
Imagine my surprise when I was reviewing our photos when we got home. The computer's wide screen showed that what I thought was only a duck on top of the rock, was in fact this cute scene: 3 turtles snuggling/ sunbathing with the duck. Oh well, at least I got one photo. I just wish it was clearer. Now what did they say about, "What you've been looking for is right in front of you." I should be more observant next time.
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