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Walter C Nov 16, 2006 12:03 AM

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The museum is located in the city's wonderful Balboa Park. Canon 5D, 17-40 f4L



bahadir Nov 16, 2006 4:29 AM

There should be a great displayon anthropology inside...You've tastefully framed the mainedifice with palm trees and side buildings. Seems you're enjoying theuncropped wide angle of your 17-40 lens on your fullframe camera :) I wonder howyou compare this lens with your earlier 12-24 tokina at their common focal lengths.

Walter C Nov 16, 2006 9:38 AM

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Bahadir, the Tokina 12-24 compares very well with the Canon 17-40. Both are f4 and deliver sharp pictures with good color saturation. Yes, inside the museum is a very impressive display of mankind's evolution.



Walter C Nov 16, 2006 9:39 AM

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Does she look like anyone you know?



Walter C Nov 16, 2006 9:40 AM

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And her decendant, a few hundred thousand years later.



Walter C Nov 16, 2006 9:43 AM

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In this room you can trace man's advancements over time.



bahadir Nov 16, 2006 1:08 PM

Doesn't look very happy though:-)evenlong beforeprivate property was invented!

Thanks for the additional images, Walter:cool:

The Barbarian Nov 23, 2006 10:07 AM

Hey Walter, what do you think the chances would be of building one of those in Dallas? :shock:

Walter C Nov 23, 2006 2:38 PM

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There are quite a few wealthy philanthropists in the Dallas area. Problem is, you couldn't create the magnificant setting (Balboa Park) that surrounds the one in San Diego.

Here's the Casa del Prado Theater - also in the park.

Walter C Nov 23, 2006 2:41 PM

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And the arboretum. There are actually several museums, fountains, an organ pavillion and other attractions in Balboa Park.




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