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Water Nymph Stricken by the Setting Sun
Water Nymph Stricken by the Setting Sun

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Challenge: Mythical Creatures (Expert Editing*)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon PowerShot G10
Date: Jul 16, 2010
Aperture: f.3.5
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/100 sec
Date Uploaded: Jul 17, 2010

The Asrai water nymphs are as deathly afraid of capture as they are of the sun, for if captured or if even a single ray of sunlight touches them, it is said that they die and turn into a pool of water. They are, however, said to enjoy bathing in the moonlight.
-^ English Fairy Tales and Legends by Rosalind Kerven, Anova Books, 2009, ISBN 1905400659, 9781905400652

Place: 52 out of 83
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Views during voting: 578
Votes: 258
Comments: 5
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/27/2010 03:02:40 PM
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07/26/2010 11:52:53 PM
Interesting take on the challenge. Decent execution.
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07/22/2010 01:12:46 PM
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07/21/2010 01:24:48 PM
Weird and appealing.
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07/21/2010 02:48:08 AM
Setting a lower opacity on the swirl to allow you to see through to the boats in the background would have helped to make this a little more believable... I like the reflection in the water though...
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