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Metate and Mano
Metate and Mano

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Challenge: Free Study 2009-07 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D50
Lens: Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D
Location: Mesa Verde
Date: Jul 19, 2009
Aperture: 3.7
ISO: 200
Galleries: Still Life, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Jul 21, 2009

This is a set of 1400 year old grinding stones found in Mesa Verde National Park. They were used by the Ancestral Puebloans to grind corn.

Place: 233 out of 419
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Avg (commenters): 7.2500
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Views since voting: 570
Views during voting: 228
Votes: 143
Comments: 4
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/05/2009 07:35:48 PM
your title gave me the chance to learn something. Nice tones.
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08/04/2009 09:38:35 AM
I really like the almost abstract look of this...vignette works well, gorgeous b and w conversion...
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08/02/2009 11:57:18 PM
simple and understated. that's how i like it. :)
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08/01/2009 07:44:36 PM
I like the details and textures and it's interesting because I have no idea what it is. I don't like the vignette, though, it's overpowering. Perhaps a more subtle vignette would work.

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