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Galapagos Tortoise, Close Up and Personal
Photographer: Gary Paige
Location: Santa Cruz Is., the Galapagos
Story: 
It is easy to recognize the resemblance of these critters to the ET character. The seem to hold the wisdom of the ages in that face--moving methodically and slowly as if they have all the time in the world.
Digital Alterations: 
modest adjustments in contrast, brightness and color, sharpening and cropping
Camera Information: Nikon D300, 70-200mm f2.8 lens
Special Equipment: