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From the album: Fossil ArtThis picture was taken as is, it was not photoshopped, everything is real in the picture. Only the contrast has been adjusted a little bit. I took this picture at a small beach where the fossils are underwater, so I literarily fish for the fossils. You can read my two articles on the subject by clicking on the following links: The day I went fishing for fossils (part I) The day I went fishing for fossils (part II)
My first post was so popular that I decided to do a second. I went to the same place, and found more many rich and colorful fossils, and got enough material to write to you about it. For those who missed my first post, you will find it HERE As you will see in this article, I combine my two passions, collecting fossils and color photography. I love color, creating black and white photographs of fossils is good for scientific research, when you are a paleontologist and want to record the small details for science and posterity. But for people who are just starting to explore the wor
From the album: Brachiopods of Platteville/Decorah Twin Cities MinnesotaSowerbyella minnesotensis. Upper Decorah formation, all of Galena Formation. Tend to be characterizing into identification of Upper Decorah formation (only exposed in Lilydale Regional Park and southern Minnesota). Other locations in Twin Cities tend to be lower (maybe middle) Decorah formation. Very abundant, can make up a big section of some shell hash. The one specimen in the middle is the largest and complete that I had found so far.