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Pterosaur History, Written in Stone
Photograph by Jonathan Blair

For centuries slabs of limestone have been cut from Germany’s Solnhofen quarries, near Eichstätt in Bavaria. Used for floor tiles and lithographic printing, the extraordinarily fine grained rock has also yielded many of the world’s best preserved pterosaur fossils.



Camera: EOS-1
Film Type: Fujichrome Velvia 50
Lens: Canon 20-35mm f/2.8 zoom
Speed and F-Stop: 1/60 @ f/4
Weather Conditions: Cloudy, with some sun
Time of Day: Late afternoon
Lighting Techniques: Natural light





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