Americana, through the eyes of Pete Turner

Challenge #5 in the Mentors series. Hosted by Martin Ocando, Carlos U, Aleo Veuliah, Rick Sammon.
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Pete Turner is undoubtedly among the first masters of color photography. He is recognized as one of the 20 most influential photographers of all time, honored with the prestigious "Outstanding Achievement in Photography" award.

Americana is a collection of images that has moved photographers to explore their surroundings, by shooting simple objects in color, and cropping to transform a simple idea into something outstanding. Let's pay homage to the American Way with our own photos.

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Check the sample images provided, or visit Pete Turner's Americana Gallery

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Submitted: Saturday, 25th August, 2012 19:53 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 25th August, 2012
Focal length: 118 mm
Shutter speed: 1/400 sec
Aperture: F7.1
ISO: 200
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