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Moha Moha, Dangerous Turtle
Moha Moha, Dangerous Turtle

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Unusual Objects (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM
Location: Hervey Bay,Queensland,Australia
Date: May 28, 2009
Aperture: 3.5
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/640
Galleries: Portraiture, Architecture
Date Uploaded: May 31, 2009

Sited at Sandy Cape Fraser Island in 1890, by Selena Lovell.
Went with just the head as the area around the replica is very busy.

Open Lightroom Tone /crop
Remove distraction
Smart Sharpen

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Place: 20 out of 109
Avg (all users): 5.9735
Avg (commenters): 7.0000
Avg (participants): 5.7568
Avg (non-participants): 6.0789
Views since voting: 1252
Views during voting: 244
Votes: 113
Comments: 7
Favorites: 0

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06/08/2009 03:47:46 PM
Beautiful sculpture and a nice angle and crop to show off the detail well. Definitely falls into the unusual category. I like that you included a shot of the full sculpture and the info as well - one of the things I do like a lot about DPC is seeing other parts of the world and the interesting things there.
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06/08/2009 10:12:39 AM
Hey, Brian! Way to go placing in the top 20 with this one :) I liiiiike it!

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/07/2009 09:41:56 AM
It's definitely unusual, whatever it is. Love the blue.
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06/05/2009 01:26:15 PM
Now that's different. Must be piece of artwork at a museum? Could be beter lit from the front, but I suspect you only had available light to use. Might be cropped a touch too close for my taste, but you did a good job and I otherwise like it.
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06/04/2009 10:29:06 PM
very good, this is interesting to say the least...might have bumped up the exposure just a tad
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06/03/2009 07:25:33 AM
Great textures and shine, nice vignetting.
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06/02/2009 04:15:21 PM
Would of liked to of seen more light on the subject. Interesting though, where is it?
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