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Old 02-03-2009, 09:39 PM   #1
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Thought I'd revisit an old tool I use to make mosaics - here are the results.
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Old 02-03-2009, 09:40 PM   #2
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Those are wonderful photos, Dave. I love the "babies".
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Old 02-03-2009, 09:40 PM   #3
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Stunning! Thank you for sharing!
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Old 02-03-2009, 09:44 PM   #4
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Beautiful!
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Old 02-03-2009, 10:32 PM   #5
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I saw some fun wildlife trading cards at your Flickr account. I'd like to know what prompted you to create those and how they are being used.

How are you using those mosaics?

You no doubt have something up your sleeve

Those trading cards have to be a hit with kids.
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Old 02-03-2009, 10:44 PM   #6
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Wow, Dave, these are great mosaics and what a wonderful idea! I love to see the wildlife babies because I'm not usually in the right spot to catch shots such as these.

Cards like this would be a hit at park sites!

Did the baby fox make the catch or did mom provide a hunting lesson?
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Old 02-03-2009, 10:52 PM   #7
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ah yes - the trading cards. I did a complete set and never took it anywhere. I couldn't find a decent company to produce the cards that was reasonably priced ... and wasn't going to print them off on a home printer then cut and package them. Like most of my great ideas, they never get off the ground...

The mosaics? Just something different with my photo's ... a way to showcase some of them in a PowerPoint presentation with the groups I work with. I may do something with them - along the lines of a calendar or something like that
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Old 02-03-2009, 10:58 PM   #8
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Did the baby fox make the catch or did mom provide a hunting lesson?
Mom brought home dinner...

I watched her hunt - first the two ground squirrels, then the third and finally bringing home all five for her five kits. See attached images below for the two, three and five in her mouth. Also be sure to notice how she was carrying such a mouthful...
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Old 02-03-2009, 11:01 PM   #9
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Surely there must be something that can be done with those wildlife trading cards. I'm going to have to think about this. Wildlife trading cards are so much better than those pokemon cards. Are pokemon cards still popular amongst kids? If they are, they shouldn't be.
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Old 02-03-2009, 11:03 PM   #10
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they are a two sided card - the backside has the animals tracks on them as a teaching tool
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