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Nature's Way, Not so Common.
Nature's Way, Not so Common.
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Challenge: Unusual Objects (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Challenges
Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4.0L IS
Location: Seoul
Date: May 30, 2009
Aperture: f/4
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/250th
Galleries: Nature, Animals
Date Uploaded: May 31, 2009

Hoping for a good score in these dog-eats-dog small number challenges. I do consider myself lucky to have gotten this shot at all. The aquarium where the animal is kept is super awkward to work in, not to mention the 1000"s of people around you... pushing, bumping, staring, shouting... what a country to be in, this South Korea, LOL!

I can only wait and see if this is perceived to be unusual at all... if it is I should expect a 6+. If not, maybe a 5.5. I will also vote this time.... and reward good pics of unusual objects, not rewarding ordinary objects in strange/unusual places.

Cropped and global adjustments in ACR, dodging and burning, resizing and sharpening in PSCS4. somewhat oversaturated to place the focus on the heads, RoT on eye of the right eye of the right head.

Statistics
Place: 17 out of 109
Avg (all users): 6.0413
Avg (commenters): 7.8333
Avg (participants): 5.7955
Avg (non-participants): 6.1818
Views since voting: 1005
Views during voting: 261
Votes: 121
Comments: 7
Favorites: 0


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AuthorThread
06/08/2009 05:06:56 PM
So this really is a two-headed turtle, then? Does this occur often with this type of turtle?
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/06/2009 12:44:01 PM
ok, I am betting yours will be on the front page...probably the top 3...excellent editing, colors and tone...very well done
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06/03/2009 08:29:50 AM
How odd! Great colours and composition.
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06/02/2009 07:14:35 AM
Very colorful, good composition, but just plain weird.
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06/01/2009 08:08:06 PM
Well, how interesting.
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06/01/2009 02:28:06 PM
Definitely unusual! Very colorful, too.
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06/01/2009 12:58:33 PM
Whoa, that is something you do not see everyday.
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