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  Mini#43 Best/Favourite Photo of 2019
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"Old Blue-eyes"       ©2020 wrosenthal
Panasonic DMC-FZ300       3rd place, 124 points
1/800s, f2.8, ISO 400, 558mm, Shutter Priority, Pattern, no flash
 
Post-Processing: Exposure adjustment. Color and contrast adjustment. Cropped and resized.       Extra Info: Sally Lightfoot Crab. Galápagos, Isla Fernandina, Punta Espinosa
 
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jomari
32 days ago
    Congrats on 3rd. I love this shot!

ysal
40 days ago
    Congrats, a dramatic image!

GardenGirl
41 days ago
    Congrats on 3rd place. My top fav.

Mepo
41 days ago
    Congrats. Great shot. It seems like an amazing location.

Lo
41 days ago
    Congratulations on Third - well deserved.

wrosenthal
41 days ago
    Thanks for all the nice comments. As I have said before, this is a great place to visit and explore if you are able. A photographer and nature lovers delight.

andzwe
41 days ago
    Probably the most eye catching and remarkable photo of them all.

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Old Finn
42 days ago
    Interesting picture with nice colors and good sharpness.

Lo
42 days ago
    Amazing colour and detail. I'm surprised he came out to take a peek at you. In my favourites.

jomari
42 days ago
    Just coming back to comment again because this is the shot that has stayed in my mind since I voted.

aoc46
43 days ago
    Very impressive creature - looks even more so in a tighter crop. Almost seems to be over-saturated, though from what I've now read about them, it's probably not. Nice shot!

jomari
44 days ago
    Beautiful shot! The colours of the crab are brilliant and really pop against the neutral rock. Composition and focus are spot on.

babysister
44 days ago
    So sharp, so beautiful to look at. I'm jealous!

ysal
44 days ago
    Oh wow, what a fantastic shot! Colors are extraordinary, although his eyes look more lavender to me :-). I'm not sure if you desaturated the colors of the rock, but the crab stands out so perfectly. Really beautifully done and the focus is good too.

davev
45 days ago
    Very nice, in my top 5.

Mepo
45 days ago
    So much beautiful colour hidden away in the rock. Good find.

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LumixBoo
45 days ago
    Love it! :)

forkcandles
45 days ago
    very difficult to comment on a challenge where there is no defined subject just people's personal choice.......
well done and thank you for the entry

David in Chippenham
45 days ago
    Love the colours.

cookiejar
45 days ago
    Did I say I am super jealous. Awesome composition and colour.

Maike13
45 days ago
    What a great shot. I love the contrast between the bright colors of the crab and the grey of the rock. The pitted rock face makes an interesting background too.
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