Here's an arty photo for a change - a 1:2 macro shot of a crinoid's feathery arms against a piece of fire coral. You can learn more about crinoids -- also known as 'feather stars' - in this article that I wrote earlier this week. You can learn about fire coral in this other article that I wrote last November.Happy Wordless Wednesday, and thanks for visiting.Bobbie
Beautiful! Thanks! Yay for macro shots of echinoderms. :-)
Cool shot!I could watch (shoot) little things like that for hours :)!
Fantastic shot of something I wouldn't otherwise get to see! My WW
Your pictures are great, we do not get to see things like this, if it was not for you!Thanks!
beautiful. Happy WW!mine is up. hope you can check it out too:http://www.womenxplore.com/2008/04/wordless-wednesday-4-times-square-ny.html
I know that is a crinoid but it so like a fern's fiddlehead uncurling.
impressive shot!you always have great under the sea photographs!
definitely art....nature at its best.Happy W W, mine's up...a love interest today. Hope you can stop by.
Beautiful shot! Happy WW and thanks so much for stopping by!
Very beautiful! I love underwater pictures. :) Happy WW!
Wow....that is cool. Is it an underwater plant?? Happy WW and thanks for stopping by:)
That's so cool! I agree with what Shannon said. Reminds me of a fern as well.
Your pictures are always breath taking. I love coming here every Wednesday!My post is here. Happy WW!
Wow, that is quite an interesting set of shapes, colors and textures. Has a very generative quality as well (like I could do something inspired by it on the computer). A treat, as always!
this is beautiful.nice job!HAPPY WW!Mine is Up now!GreenHands Together
Awesome shot! I love those crinoids. They are simply fascinating to gaze upon!Happy Ww
Bobbie, I was so glad to have you visit and comment! I apologize that I haven't been by to visit you. I always love your photos esp. this one which is so unusual and mysterious! :D Say hello to Jerry!
What a remarkable shot. Your ability to capture such exquisite photos underwater amazes me.I'm so glad that WW pointed me in your direction. My entry is up here, and I hope you have a moment to drop by and say hi:http://tinyurl.com/5c98qkLooking forward to reading more of your work.All the best,Carmi
That is a beautiful macro, Bobbie! The colors are perfect together too.
Hi to all my Wordless Wednesday buddies, and thank you for visiting and adding your comments.@ Laura - Welcome back. It may sound corny, but it's very nice to know there's someone else out there who really likes echinoderms. ;-}@ Shannon and Pete -- I hadn't thought of the crinoid arms resembling the fiddle head of a fern, but now that you mention it...@ Lori - No, it's not a plant. A crinoid is a kind of animal, related to the starfish. What you see in the photo are just the ends of a couple of its feathery arms. Check out the previous post to see what the whole creature looks like.@ catsynth - If you create something inspired by our crinoids, come back and tell us about it.@ Kathy - Crinoids come in a lot of other colors. I shall have to post a few more examples so you can see what they're like, too.Bobbie
Wow that is beautiful!
Thats awesome Bobby! I just love it, landlocked as I am I never get to see stuff like that. Thanks for sharing and good WW to you!!
Wow - how beautiful!
Wonderful detail and color Bobbie, great info on your subject as well, these are beautiful !!
Thank you all.Bobbie
We welcome your comments and invite your questions. Dialogue is a good thing!Bobbie & Jerry
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