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Female HummingChicken taking a LizardFish back to her offspring
2nd PlaceFemale HummingChicken taking a LizardFish back to her offspring
Lydia


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Chimera (Extended Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-6D
Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Date: Mar 6, 2017
Aperture: 18.0
ISO: 640
Shutter: 0.3
Date Uploaded: Mar 6, 2017

I merged a chicken photo (she was pecking at the ground in the grass) and a hummingbird photo.

Some plants for the background...


Then thought it wasn't enough... so... added a photo of a lizard that I'd found, dead and squished, with a photo of a friend's dog.

I hope I made the "lizardog" cartoonish enough to make it not so gruesome for the squeamish.

No living creatures were harmed or even inhibited in the very least of ways in the making of this image.

Later: Dang. I hate the dog's head... so... Now, I've changed that for a fish's head. I thought I'd deleted it by accident... so had gone for the dog, but then I found it again.

Another hour or so to add the fish instead of the dog.

I wish I weren't anal.



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Statistics
Place: 2 out of 17
Avg (all users): 7.0370
Avg (commenters): 7.6667
Avg (participants): 7.0000
Avg (non-participants): 7.0435
Views since voting: 624
Views during voting: 144
Votes: 54
Comments: 10
Favorites: 1 (view)


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03/22/2017 01:50:50 AM
Best. By far. Very far.

I am glad that you are, you know, what you said.
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03/19/2017 03:25:17 AM
Congratulations, Lydia! Great creation, not only well crafted and on theme, but aesthetically pleasing too. Glad you changed the dog bit for a fish bit.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
03/18/2017 06:16:26 AM
This is SO good. Love the way your dog/fish/lizard looks appropriately terrified (and so it should ;-) Great work, my friend. Many congrats on the red.
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03/17/2017 05:31:29 AM
Well done, Lydia! Congrats!
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03/17/2017 12:55:19 AM
Congratulatios on your ribbon. Well deserved.
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03/17/2017 12:39:12 AM
I had a feeling this was your creation Lydia! Congrats on the ribbon :)
  Photographer found comment helpful.
03/17/2017 12:05:55 AM
Well crafted image. I just barely edged you out. Congrats on the ribbon.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/14/2017 12:00:15 AM
Love this !
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03/12/2017 12:57:27 PM
she ought to fly straight to the front page :)
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03/11/2017 11:46:46 AM
Very nice.
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