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Rising Star

By gajewski  
Another star fish that was exposed when the tide went out. (Sorry about the syntax, Brits.)
This was at the tidal pool areas at Yachats, Oregon along the North Pacific Coast of the US (44.3107, -124.1082).

As is probably evident from the image, it was a very overcast day. I considered brightening this up in PS but decided to leave it like this. I rather like these dense tonalities for this shot.
PS Sorry, Brits. I was really confused and now I realize that I can end a sentence with "out." Thanks to Anna_W and to my favorite source for all things grammar, " Grammar Girl ."

Tags: Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature

Voters: cptdaniel, marktc, canonfan and 33 more

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6 Sep 2012 5:28PM
Lovely capture

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marktc Plus
7 96 15 United Kingdom
6 Sep 2012 5:28PM
I'm glad you didnt play with it The colours are great as is. A very nice image Walter
nonur Plus
8 17 12 Turkey
6 Sep 2012 5:31PM

Quote:I'm glad you didnt play with it The colours are great as is. A very nice image Walter
I agree about the colours, this one is even better.
CarolG Plus
10 199 20 Greece
6 Sep 2012 5:42PM
Such a beautiful colour, Walter, a wonderful creature well presented. Carol
Fefe Plus
5 23 31 United Kingdom
6 Sep 2012 6:06PM
Great capture!
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
6 Sep 2012 6:14PM
brilliant detail walter wonderful colours and textures love the title a cracker nice one Wink
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.9k 150 England
6 Sep 2012 6:33PM
The colour and the composition are spot on, Walter. And a certain amount of humour with the 'running figure' shape of the starfish.

Ade_Osman 14 4.5k 36 England
6 Sep 2012 6:38PM
They are the strangest of creatures.....Great image though, well done....

AnnChown Plus
7 202 1 United Kingdom
6 Sep 2012 6:47PM
Lots of lovely detail, colours and tones. A great seaside image Walter - love it!
mikbee 10 3 8 Scotland
6 Sep 2012 6:49PM
The colours are fine Walter.
No need to oversaturate them at all.
Good shot.
morpheus1955 10 3 2 United Kingdom
6 Sep 2012 7:05PM
Excellent shot, great composition detail and colours.

PattiW 12 24 2 United States
6 Sep 2012 7:14PM
I like it just the way it is. The tones and textures are fantastic! Patti Smile
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
6 Sep 2012 7:17PM
--- details and colors are perfectly done, composition and a touch or humor make this image a first rate nature image!

helenlinda Plus
10 344 22 United Kingdom
6 Sep 2012 7:32PM
Yes I can see him running across the screen too WinkWink
Great colours and detail Smile
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
6 Sep 2012 8:36PM
definitely rusty, Walter Smile
did you say rising or levitating ?

great grainy composition Smile
Anna_W 5 1 2 United Kingdom
6 Sep 2012 9:27PM
Lovely detail and texture in this one Walter - the soft, even lighting suits it perfectly and I like the rather decadent posture the starfish has adopted (looks as though it may be propping itself up a bit after one or two drinks Smile). I've re-read your first sentence a few times but can't see anything wrong with the syntax, despite being a Brit!
gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
6 Sep 2012 9:40PM
OK, I see that my syntax was OK to start with. Here's the reference at " Grammar Girl ."
6 Sep 2012 10:26PM
Its brilliant Walter,would love to see one..Lin
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2012 6:27PM
gosh!! its like a person dancing to me
Richsr 10 91 223 England
13 Sep 2012 12:47PM
Like the details and colours in this one Walter, good that you didn't push the colours
Regards Richard
Jocelia 6 2 1 Australia
23 Sep 2012 9:39AM
What a beauty Walter and such an unusual colour against the barnacles……..

Joline Plus
11 28 53 United States
28 Sep 2012 6:20PM
This is a wonderful find. Love to hunt for starfish and sea urchins.

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