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Persistence of Memory - Prototype #23

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Challenge: Watches, Clocks, & Other Timepieces (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: 2014 Challenges
Camera: Canon EOS-7D
Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro
Date: Apr 17, 2014
Date Uploaded: Apr 17, 2014

[Apr. 24th, 2014 07:49:27 PM]

Antique gold watch bought from a dealer in Downtown St. Paul years and years ago. Fascinating man. He knew Dillinger and most of the gangsters that hung out in St. Paul during prohibition.

My mom and I always wanted to go back and hear more of his stories, but we could never find the place again.

I set the watch in a small bit of water on a pizza pan. It made me really nervous doing it, but it was a really small amount of water, and the watch doesn't work anymore anyway. But I still tried to keep it out of too much water.

Thanks for all the wonderful comments!

Place: 4 out of 60
Avg (all users): 6.6477
Avg (commenters): 7.4286
Avg (participants): 6.4571
Avg (non-participants): 6.7736
Views since voting: 958
Views during voting: 187
Votes: 88
Comments: 13
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04/27/2014 01:54:20 PM
Lovely light, Wendy
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04/25/2014 04:32:18 PM
A reflection of time.
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04/25/2014 07:59:19 AM
After you told me one of your editing secrets, I knew this was yours. Beautifully composed and lit.
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04/25/2014 07:12:55 AM
Nice job Wendy.
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04/25/2014 02:10:04 AM
Such rich, classic beauty. Congratulations!

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04/25/2014 12:22:40 AM
Really lovely shot.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/24/2014 01:50:37 PM
Beautiful reflection on time (pun intended). It makes the watch distorted- like the time sometimes becomes. Very nice.
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04/24/2014 10:35:11 AM
A clever take on Dali's iconic painting. The heavy vignette seems appropriate.
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04/22/2014 09:27:11 PM
Wonderful photo.
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04/22/2014 08:21:05 AM
Like melted gold, top image!
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04/19/2014 07:38:48 PM
Nice composition
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04/19/2014 03:05:09 AM
a very nicely photographed shot like the reflection I think it adds something to the composition, FWIW have the hands at 10 to 2. that makes the face look better .
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04/18/2014 09:39:17 AM
I really like the way you have take this photo....wow !!!
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