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Threads of the sea

Posted by
Stephen (Canberra, Australia) on 6 October 2011 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Low tide reveals the tiny life forms the waves leave behind on the shore at the Glasshouse Rocks.

NIKON D5000 1/100 second F/8.0 ISO 100 90 mm

myky from Ontario, Canada

Beautifully isolated!

6 Oct 2011 5:02am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Needs to go in The Tate Modern!

6 Oct 2011 5:41am

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom


6 Oct 2011 6:16am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

On en trouve des choses ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée


6 Oct 2011 6:33am

marci from in, Morocco

soooo sharp in detail! love it!

6 Oct 2011 6:57am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

best POV !

6 Oct 2011 7:08am

Anne from 新加坡, Singapore

Beautiful !! Love the pov, tones and details..great shot !

6 Oct 2011 7:38am

tataray from france, France

Jolie sculpture faite par la mer ...
Bien vu))

6 Oct 2011 7:55am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

This is so beautiful! I love it.

6 Oct 2011 8:02am

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

A fisherman had to cry...! Lovely shot ! Phil

6 Oct 2011 8:02am

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

sehr gut gesehen.

6 Oct 2011 8:47am

Pedro Alves from Porto, Portugal

Really original. Good catch!

6 Oct 2011 9:01am

Ralf Kesper from Attendorn, Germany

Exquisit! Top in close up and low pov.

6 Oct 2011 9:17am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

I like how the sea has presented & returned this fishing line back to dry land - something very beautiful about the shape and form.

6 Oct 2011 9:52am

Florence from Paris, France

Almost like a piece of modern art somehow. Wonderful details and tones. A great macro.

6 Oct 2011 9:53am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

not so sure that nylon fishing line is a life form :0 Nicely observed detail shot

6 Oct 2011 10:25am

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

A very extraordinary find...excellent POV!

6 Oct 2011 10:51am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Well seen and captured Stephen! Super detail in this beautiful macro shot! Bravo! ;-)

6 Oct 2011 11:49am

peter.K from blue mountains, Australia

excellent, looks like a work of art or something on the plate of a fancy restaurant...

6 Oct 2011 11:52am

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

Great ! Never saw it before looking like that ! Super closeup, Stephen !

6 Oct 2011 12:00pm

Williams from East LaHave, Nova Scotia, Canada

Absolutely beautiful in all ways!

6 Oct 2011 12:42pm

Z from Shanghai, China

Great focus and the tones are dreamy!

6 Oct 2011 1:09pm

Mohsen Shirzadeh from Dezful, Iran

WoW !
Very Beautiful .

6 Oct 2011 1:50pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Gosh, what in the world is that? Regardless, it's quite beautiful, and the details you captured here are lovely Stephen!

6 Oct 2011 1:54pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Exquisite detail, Stephen. The oceans are so amazing. This will be a very cool series.

6 Oct 2011 1:56pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

What fascinating life form Stephen!!! An amazing work of art of the nature! Very beautiful tone and play of light, as always!

6 Oct 2011 2:51pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Fabulous! The focus and dof are just excellent!

6 Oct 2011 3:17pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Beautiful close-up and colors, and interestingly beautiful sea life! Fantastic!

6 Oct 2011 3:52pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A gift from the sea and as a great work of art on the white sand deposits ... for our viewing pleasure ... Thank you very much friend ... delicious image ... best regards, Adela

6 Oct 2011 3:55pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Fantastic closeup. Great detail, light and colours. Amazing Natural treasures hidden in sea.Love it. :)

6 Oct 2011 3:56pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

A weird & complex composition of various elements coming from the sea, almost a modern work of art... like the soft tones here.

6 Oct 2011 4:36pm

Thierry Pouleur from anseremme, Belgium

très beau, on trouve de belle chose sur les plages pres de chez toi 5 *****

6 Oct 2011 4:43pm

Craig from Vacaville, California, United States

Nature never ceases to amaze!

6 Oct 2011 4:48pm

Maria Draper from California, United States

Looks like a very fancy dish prepared by a Japanese Iron Chef...presented on some international cuisine competition

6 Oct 2011 5:18pm

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

wonderful find, looks really strange, but this compo is really tones-in-tones and very appealing!

6 Oct 2011 6:05pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Lovely capture.

6 Oct 2011 6:19pm

Allan Clark from Dunedin, New Zealand


6 Oct 2011 6:21pm

Kat from Lorraine, France

Trésor de l'océan, de jolies couleurs !

6 Oct 2011 8:01pm

Véronique from Here & Now, France

Whaouh ! Superbe

6 Oct 2011 8:30pm

JCJ from Troyes, France


6 Oct 2011 9:52pm

San G. from Encino, California, United States

lovely colors and textures.

6 Oct 2011 9:52pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

very nice tones

6 Oct 2011 11:11pm

Scene by Sharon Photography from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

the beauty of nature ... beautiful

6 Oct 2011 11:48pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Such a fascinating find with a great PoV! Nice textures revealed in the grains of sand.

7 Oct 2011 12:11am

janina from Melbourne, Australia

Mmmm...beautiful work, stephen -- delicate, detailed, selective. 4stars. :O)

7 Oct 2011 2:59am

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

great photo!

7 Oct 2011 3:35am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

So sharp and colors

7 Oct 2011 7:42am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Hmmm.........wasted fishing line also holds many dangers for other types of marine life and birds.

7 Oct 2011 7:51am

franz from Baden, Austria

stunning creature ... very effective concentration on the essential in this frame ...

7 Oct 2011 8:35am

Phil David Morris 2011 from Saskatoon, New York, Canada

Beautiful, can almost see a face, like a spaghetti coral dish (beauty) come to
visit our world.

7 Oct 2011 12:57pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

An exotic life form and quite beautiful, too. An excellent macro.

7 Oct 2011 7:58pm

JMS* from CHONBURI, Thailand

PDC excellente, une image frabriquée à la façon d'un joalier.

8 Oct 2011 2:58am

k@ from Paris, France

Salad of the sea, excellent !

8 Oct 2011 11:57am

ORBIT from Kerman, Iran

NiCe details,
and beaUtiful :)

9 Oct 2011 7:17pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Wow - nature's art is so beautiful.

9 Oct 2011 7:59pm

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

Beautiful details! Excellent capture!

10 Oct 2011 1:50pm

1/100 second
ISO 100
90 mm