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Low-tide pools

When dusk hits the Oregon Coast, at least where we were camping, the tide goes out and leave these nice little pools all over the beach.  Now, some of the slower, less intelligent organisms get left behind on the beach and in the pools.  Jelly fish, starfish, little shrimp, all left behind by the retreating ocean.  What this process does for the photographer is leave an odd, asymmetrical pattern that reflects the light of the sunset, which is beautiful.

 

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4 responses

  1. Love the concept and execution…nice balance between sky and foreground.

    August 14, 2011 at 10:26 pm

  2. That’s beautiful! Shards of fallen sky upon the beach at sunset.

    August 14, 2011 at 10:43 pm

    • Thanks for the much more poetic way of expressing the content of my photo.

      August 15, 2011 at 8:07 am

  3. this is a beautiful scene

    August 15, 2011 at 3:54 pm