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Hope Diamond, Natural History Museum
24-JAN-2010

Hope Diamond, Natural History Museum

Silly picture, I know, but this thing is so difficult to photograph because it's rotating and in incredibly harsh lighting, to say nothing of the crowds surrounding it. They recently removed it from its diamond setting, and it's even more beautiful than ever. (Just wish I could capture that ;-)).

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Barry S Moore01-Oct-2013 01:57
I think this is a great shot - well done especially as it was rotating. ~v~
William Barletta26-Jan-2010 07:53
Very well done.