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"Ouch!" Young Mack Cried, "You Stepped on My Side!" (a la Yertle the Turtle)
"Ouch!" Young Mack Cried, "You Stepped on My Side!" (a la Yertle the Turtle)

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Dr. Seuss (Advanced Editing V)
Collection: Zoo - Unbirds
Camera: Nikon D200
Lens: Sigma 100-300mm F/4.0 EX IF HSM for Nikon
Location: Washington, DC
Date: May 5, 2007
Aperture: f/5.6
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/640
Galleries: Nature, Animals
Date Uploaded: May 4, 2007

I've seen these turtles stacked several high but today this was the best I could manage for my Yertle picture. I think it still gets the idea across, just not as well as a bigger stack.

PP - converted from RAW, cropped, levels, white balance, increased saturation, burnt shells a little, cloned out one blade of greenery in foreground, USM, resized, USM, increased saturation/color on turtle markings, cloned out a couple of hotspots

Place: 38 out of 74
Avg (all users): 5.4979
Avg (commenters): 5.6000
Avg (participants): 5.4583
Avg (non-participants): 5.5078
Views since voting: 835
Views during voting: 394
Votes: 241
Comments: 7
Favorites: 1 (view)

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05/14/2007 10:13:52 AM
Awwww, what an awesome photo! I adore turtles, and this one is really great!

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/11/2007 04:37:55 PM
Cool turtles. Weird texture in the photo. Sharpening process? Nice image though.
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05/07/2007 09:42:54 PM
Wish you could see more face of the turtles, but the colors are nice. odd angle.
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05/07/2007 05:49:26 PM
Shame there is not some composition to bring the tribute together other than the title...very good photo.
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05/07/2007 03:53:06 PM
nice clarity of focus, good light, well framed
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05/07/2007 10:18:16 AM
Great detail. works well. 8
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05/07/2007 12:10:18 AM
lol, cute!
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