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NGSGAR_120511_02.JPG: Giraffe Rock Art:
In Niger some 7,000 years ago, an artist carved a pair of giraffes into a rocky outcrop. Standing over 18 feet high, they are among the largest animal carvings known in Africa. In an effort to educate about the need to protect rock art carvings, the Bradshaw Foundation supported the preservation of the giraffes by cleaning and sealing the stone and making a mold reproducing every detail. Casts, including the aluminum one here, were then made for exhibition around the world.
David Coulson, chairman of the Trust for African Rock Art, with support from the National Geographic Society, has led a number of expeditions to search for prehistoric art across Africa. In 1997 Coulson and Jean Clottes of UNESCO's International Committee on Rock Art were led by Tuareg guides to the spot in Niger where this pair of giraffes was carved.
NGSGAR_120511_25.JPG: Two Hunting Lioness
Bart Walter, Bronze, 2005
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2012 photos: Equipment this year: My mainstays were the Fuji S100fs, Nikon D7000, and the new Fuji X-S1. I also used an underwater Fuji XP50 and a Nikon D600. The first three cameras all broke this year and had to be repaired.
Trips this year:
three Civil War Trust conferences (Shepherdstown, WV, Richmond, VA, and Williamsburg, VA),
a week-long family reunion cruise of the Caribbean,
another week-long family reunion in the Wisconsin Dells (with lots of in-transit time in Ohio and Indiana), and
my 7th consecutive San Diego Comic-Con trip (including side trips to Zion, Bryce, the Grand Canyon, etc).
Ego strokes: I had a picture of Miss DC, Ashley Boalch, published in the Washington Post. I had a photograph of the George Segal San Francisco Holocaust memorial used as the cover of Quebec Francais (issue 165). Not being able to read French, I'm not entirely sure what the article is about but, hey! And I guess what could be considered to be a positive thing, my site is now established enough that spammers have noticed it and I had to block 17,000 file description postings for Viagra and whatever else..
Number of photos taken this year: just below 410,000.
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