Stranded Octopus

Uploaded: August 29, 2012 03:58:47


Hi up on a buttress gablet, this carved octopus (known as a grotesque) seems to wear a look of surprise or dismay, at how far she is from the sea.
(She's a she, per Jeff Sypeck's book "Looking Up", poetry inspired by the cathedral carvings, wherein this octopus reappraises her lobster lover.)

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D


Leslie McLain level-classic August 31, 2012

Terrfic capture and details, Chris. #1483692

Chris Budny level-deluxe September 01, 2012

Thanks, Leslie... there are so many charming and fascinating carvings on the cathedral! #10303066

Rudi Reiner level-classic September 10, 2012

Nice find, love the pov! #10317667

Chris Budny level-deluxe September 11, 2012

Thanks, Rudi! #10317855

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