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    Oysters for sale, snack time, at a market in London.

    The common name oyster is used for a number of different groups of bivalve mollusks, most of which live in marine or brackish water. The shell consists of two usually highly calcified valves which surround a soft body. Gills filter plankton from the water, and strong adductor muscles are used to hold the shell closed.

    The oyster is used as a metaphor in an idiomatic saying, "The world is your oyster", which means that the whole world is laid out before you like a wonderful living buffet

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    1. Sam | www.samuelpotter.com 79 months ago | reply

      nice macro, really clear too. well done!

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    2. Monerxz 79 months ago | reply

      Great close-up details!

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    3. van heland 79 months ago | reply

      Interesting subject for a close up. The reflections make it a bit hard to focus with the eyes.
      Composition could be improved...
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    4. Bonnaventura 79 months ago | reply

      Thanks for the idiomatic, I really can use it for my practise in Englisch :-)

      I like the pic, it's a beautiful close-up.

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    5. letgoandletsgo 79 months ago | reply

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      reminds me of buffets... but i'm not a fan of eating them raw... haha

    6. Heniusia 79 months ago | reply

      Mmm....What a happy moment !!

    7. - eLLe Photography - 79 months ago | reply

      Beautifully close. Oysters not my piece of cake. :s

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    8. GrischaPhoto 79 months ago | reply

      hmm, mouthwatering! strange, oysters are digustung and yummy at the same time.

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    9. carpinchette 79 months ago | reply

      My Dad was an oyster farmer! I looooooooooooove oysters!

    10. Giovanni 'jjjohn' Orlando 79 months ago | reply

      I don't 'feel' this shot...
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    11. bnns 79 months ago | reply

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      agreed, just not feeling it. maybe its just that i'm not familiar with the subject. leaves me a little flat. Perhaps the tones can be deepened, the glare in the back reduced? not sure what it is . . .

    12. McMexicano  79 months ago | reply

      This photo is a bang Bang or Bust fcracker2 copy

      it´s a difficult subject to shot...

    13. *Kevin45* 79 months ago | reply

      This photo is a BANG Bang or Bust fcracker2 copy

    14. RUKnight 79 months ago | reply

      Very cool texture and a reminder of why I don't eat these things raw.

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    15. hiwarz 47 months ago | reply

      Oh gawd awesome stuff. Just wanna pop one into my mouth right now :)

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