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© Al Gieryna
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UploadedJanuary 20, 2010
TakenJune 20, 2009
ModelCanon PowerShot SX110 IS
Exposure1/125 sec at f/3.5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length16.1 mm
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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri features the pop art sculpture Shuttlecocks designed by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen. At 19 feet 2 9/16 inches by 15 feet 11 7/8 inches, they are the world's largest shuttlecocks.

15 responses

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (20 Jan 2010):

    This looks VERY familiar!

  • Michael Kenney

    Michael Kenney gave props (20 Jan 2010):

    LOL! The two of you should put them side by side. 180degree difference in viewpoint. Excellent

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (21 Jan 2010):

    Very creative! Well done.

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (21 Jan 2010):

    Fantastic capture!!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (22 Jan 2010):

    Can you imagine the size of the rackett you would need. LOL. Terrific find!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (23 Jan 2010):

    Wow,,look at those birdies..LOL..nice capture

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (24 Jan 2010):

    Or WTF?? love it..

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (25 Jan 2010):

    LOL. Great capture of the world's largest shuttlecocks.

  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (28 Jan 2010):

    Great capture!

  • Fernando Villalobos

    Fernando Villalobos said (28 Jan 2010):

    Fantastique entry. Rocks for the theme

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight (Deleted) said (31 Jan 2010):

    Art is a wonderful thing! I had to blink twice and, even then, I had to squint to make sure!

  • dawn duffield

    dawn duffield gave props (2 Feb 2010):

    Forget the Shuttlecocks! Look at that lawn, Al!!!!! Very well captured!!!!!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (26 Feb 2010):

    Meta coolness.

  • Debrah Leonard

    Debrah Leonard (Deleted) gave props (27 Feb 2010):

    such a great image

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (8 Jul 2010):

    Wow, what timing! Makes for a very surreal image

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