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Empty Conch Shells


Empty Conch Shells
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Copyright: Melvin Velandres (melvin_p_v) Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 4 W: 17 N: 15] (170)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-11-08
Categories: Daily Life, Nature
Camera: Canon 450D Rebel XSi, Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM, 72 mm UV
Exposure: f/4.5, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-04-04 18:37
Viewed: 2344
Points: 0
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Has anyone ever tasted conch? If you ever visited the Grenadines, you have to try the conch or lambi. This is the big sea snails. The picture is the shell of the conch. Try it with callaloo soup or curried conch. In any way you like to eat, I would say this is a delicacy not to miss when you visit the place. Before cooking, the meat is pounded normally with a hammer to soften it. This is very seldom available as it is only allowed in the open season. I took this conch from the fisheries where hundreds of empty shells are available.

Shot kneeling down, focusing the conch


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