9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
This is a piece of abalone shell that I cut and polished. The odd colors are due to the lighting that I used.

This is a piece of abalone shell that I cut and polished. The odd colors are due to the lighting that I used.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2010
Date Uploaded: 10.2011
Photo Location: Marietta, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Camera: FinePix S9000
Copyright: © Paul Hewitt