Big Moose in Smelt Brook

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Wrapping up my time in Cape Breton. Lovely place and the people are really excellent.

2011-10-21 12:43:45




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Landscape view looking north.

2011-10-20 22:07:29




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There is *some* story that goes with this photo. The short version is the moose had about 10 minutes to live. An hour later the RCMP raced past my carving to pull over the truck in this photo.

2011-10-20 22:01:29




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Evening light on carving.

2011-10-20 22:00:13




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Close up of textures around head and face of moose.

2011-10-20 22:00:09




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This is the best color combination for fur, socks, and antlers. The evening light is really nice on this rock.

2011-10-20 21:57:44




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My host's and his neighbor's boats. The boats are just off the road and many tourists stop to photograph them, so I made my first sign. It reads, 'SEE the PETROGLYPH!'. I hung it up my last night in town, in the dark.

2011-09-28 07:08:24




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Close up of moose with distant mountains in the late afternoon.

2011-09-19 22:35:19




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Worksite, carving and distant landscape.

2011-09-19 22:33:55




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Head of the big moose.

2011-09-19 22:31:41




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I tried some white stockings on this moose, but my host protested, emphatically.

2011-09-17 15:02:16




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After more work on the ear, antlers, nose and mouth.

2011-09-08 15:50:13




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Ray's boat cutting the waves

2011-09-02 17:11:44




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Where the rock juttet out, I turned into a wave at the bow of the boat.

2011-09-02 15:56:42




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Reviewing the dates of these photos I carved the fishing boats early in process.

2011-09-01 14:47:31




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