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Firstly, a big thankyou to Paul (Skeet1Away) for his User Award on my Harp Shell.

I had a great idea. Place the triton on the wet sand and get some natural looking pictures. Then an unexpected wave came in and I thought, that's nice and natural. Then another wave came in, a bigger one, and I nearly lost it out to sea Sad !
I was concentrating so hard at getting the picture, I was taken by surprise.
The 3 versions show the sequence.

Pamela.

Brand:FUJIFILM
Camera:Fujifilm FinePix S9600 Zoom
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Focal Length:17mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/85sec
Exposure Comp:-0.33
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Daylight
Title:Triton Trumpet 2
Username:pamelajean pamelajean
Uploaded:3 May 2014 - 7:01 PM
Tags:Charonia Tritonis, Close-up / macro, Cymatiidae, Gastropod, Pacific Triton Shell, Ranellidae, Tonnoidea
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7130 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
3 May 2014 - 7:23 PM

Clever capture, Pamela, it's a toss-up between V's 1 & 2 for the vote. Crol

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
3 May 2014 - 7:27 PM

The water works very well, but I particularly like the diagonal that the water has created in the sand in v1 SmileSmile
Another splendid capture with one of your shells Pamela
Helen

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marshfam19
marshfam19 e2 Member 5marshfam19 vcard United Kingdom
3 May 2014 - 7:31 PM

A lovely set of images, I am pleased to hear you didn't lose your shell.

Mary Grin

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7440 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1027 Constructive Critique Points
3 May 2014 - 7:34 PM

V2 - somehow it's caught between the two possibilities, it seems to be recoiling in the blast of cold water.
Moira

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mashwood10
mashwood10 e2 Member 2mashwood10 vcard United Kingdom
3 May 2014 - 8:08 PM

Fab trio Pamela. The water tells the story.

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Badgerfred
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3 May 2014 - 8:33 PM

Three fine images Pamela, V1 my favourite,
Fred.

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1780 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom88 Constructive Critique Points
3 May 2014 - 8:46 PM

Great images, V2 just carrying the day over V1 for its dynamism.
Nigel

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Teaka53
Teaka53  1 England
3 May 2014 - 9:07 PM

A super set, v3 for me, great movement, colours & textures

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
3 May 2014 - 9:16 PM

Aa delightful gift from the sea, beautiful images!

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Fred263
Fred263 e2 Member 2Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
3 May 2014 - 9:18 PM

Stunning set of images. Great textures. Perfectly presented.

Fred

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
3 May 2014 - 9:31 PM

Particularly like the light, colours and textures in V1.

P.

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43282 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
3 May 2014 - 10:12 PM

Three beautiful images, but image two will take some beating, superb imagery Pam.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2014 - 12:42 AM

That can happen. Small waves and then suddenly a big one. I've gotten wet feet many times. And you almost lost your shell. A great set and V2 is my favourite.

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
4 May 2014 - 1:07 AM

Fine set of images!
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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2014 - 1:28 AM

Must have got your feet wet here Pamela !!
A fine set.
Mick.

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2014 - 9:06 AM

Glad you didn't lose the triton!!! Yikes.

GORgeous shot in V2, by the way, especially with the water looking like that! Looks very 'idyllic holiday' SmileSmile

Andrew

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91904 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2014 - 9:47 AM

I'm shell shocked Wink V2 is a fabulously take - love the water movement around the shell.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2014 - 12:02 PM

A very lovely set of this beautiful shell, Pamela Smile Glad to hear that neither you nor the shell got washed out to sea! Wink
Trev Smile

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2189 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2014 - 9:11 PM

A lovely set of images,hope you did not get your feet wetSmile
NettaSmile

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fentiger
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5 May 2014 - 7:39 AM

Great set but No. 2 gets the vote.

Albert

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BIGRY1
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5 May 2014 - 7:19 PM

V2 gets my vote too. The adittion of the sea gives the image an extra dimensionGrin
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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 9:20 PM

An excellent idea to photograph it in a faux natural environment, I particularly like v2 where it is being lapped by the incoming tide

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ChristineD
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6 May 2014 - 8:16 PM

Three beautiful detailed images

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2014 - 9:47 PM

Has to be a big congratulations on V2 and V3..
but V2 is brilliant Pamela
Lillian

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7126 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2014 - 4:38 PM

Three cracking pictures Pamela, as above V2 is a beauty

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9 May 2014 - 8:46 PM

Three great shots Pamela. V2 is really good.

Jane

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Ridgeway
Ridgeway  7222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2014 - 2:04 PM

Three eye catching shots Pamela, for me number 2 is the one for me,can almost here the sea washing the sand around the shell.

Aidan,,

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