While exploring the old barn, the owner asked me if I wanted to see “the mummy.” Naturally, I said yes.
The mummy turned out to be a rat that died long ago, apparently lying against some large object. Now, the object having been removed long ago, the carcass was hardened in place, seeming to leap into space. A tad macabre, I suppose, but the fascination with something so odd was too infectious to resist, like the thrill of a circus freakshow.
A final note in this series: I decided to post-process this image with Google’s Picasa instead of Photoshop in order to provide a low-cost alternative to those just getting started with post-processing.
Exposure Data: ISO 1600, f/5.6, 1/80
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