There are lots of turtles in the rivers/ponds/lakes around here, and I’ve been meaning to go and photograph them for a while now. This shot comes from a pond on the UT campus, where a bunch of turtles hang out on a regular basis. Much to my dismay, the pond was clogged with weeds, and not particularly photogenic. But I took some photos anyway, in hopes that through the magic of photoshop, I could come up with some serviceable pictures. I ended up really liking the effect I got by desaturating the background.
* Contrary to the title of this post, this is not a food photograph. No turtles were eaten before, during, or after the production of this photograph.