How big is it?

Challenge #17 in the Photography 101 series. Hosted by AussieJo.
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Use well known objects to contrast the size of the object you are photographing so that we have a frame of reference for how big your subject is.
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Really Big
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When I took this photo, I thought of using photoshop to make this gear look REALLY big. I didn't need to. -myself standing in the bucket of a 550 ton Hitachi EX5500 face shovel. WAY bigger than my house!
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Submitted: Friday, 6th May, 2011 12:22 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 13th October, 2009
Focal length: 17 mm
Shutter speed: 1/320 sec
Aperture: F5
ISO: 100
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