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December 18, 2007
18-DEC-2007

December 18, 2007

A MILLION PENNIES

This is what a million pennies looks like. They have been donated by people for an organization started by students called Commoncents.org. You can read more about them by going to their website:
http://www.commoncents.org/

Nikon D50
1/60s f/5.6 at 17.0mm iso400 full exif

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Ronny Van Eeckhoutte07-Jan-2008 22:33
Original, excellent, great detail... Nice shot

v...
laine8207-Jan-2008 15:21
What a great idea...those amounts at the websight updates are incredible. Fantastic shot, Kent !!
Anna Yu06-Jan-2008 15:29
Love that wide angle view. You should do something in Photoshop so that the metal glows :)
Susan Leigh03-Jan-2008 11:00
I thought they were pebbles!!!
wow, what a great idea, well captured!
Greg Harp03-Jan-2008 06:05
Wow! Fabulous shot.
BAS Photography01-Jan-2008 11:23
Happy New Year Kent!!!
Yves Rubin31-Dec-2007 23:42
Excellent! Great point of view and a good cause. V!
flowsnow24-Dec-2007 12:34
Wow...that's alot of money!
Lloyd & Sandy Spitalnik23-Dec-2007 22:26
Great shot Kent! Super angle and fine color. S&L
Richard Calmes23-Dec-2007 19:46
So is she raking in the dough!? V
Kaden Kratzer23-Dec-2007 10:34
Beautiful wide angle shot. V
Dan Chusid22-Dec-2007 07:01
Hope she doesn't get paid in pennies too!
Yves Marquis21-Dec-2007 02:59
oh my god !!! i tought it was som stone but after i read i said wow !!! it's incredible
nice shot for you
Ann LT19-Dec-2007 23:32
Amazing...
I hope they'll l grow and grow
JD19-Dec-2007 18:26
That's very impressive. I would never have thought that this would be so big. Waiting for it to grow now ;-)
JSWaters19-Dec-2007 16:39
I was hoping you would post a photo of this sight, Kent. Great perspective and I especially like that you included the caretakers.
Jenene
J. Scott Coile19-Dec-2007 16:24
The streets are paved in copper ;-) Great cause.
Kevin Sargent19-Dec-2007 16:02
Great great great! I love the composition you chose to show this fascinating scene/project. V
antidote319-Dec-2007 11:47
love the wide angle. i wonder if she is trying to figure out whether she got into your frame?! :)
betcha she thought she was save because the lens wasn't pointing at her. :D
Fong Lam19-Dec-2007 11:17
A most unusual event that's well captured.
~V~
Brian McAllister19-Dec-2007 07:49
So,...rake, add water, sunshine and... A Money Tree?
Great shot. Always interesting....
Sheila19-Dec-2007 06:52
That must be one of the strangest jobs in the world, raking pennies! Amazing shot, Kent.