Weekly Photo Challenge – Circle

Sea Urchin

Sea Urchin

Here’s a literal interpretation of the challenge for this week. I had never seen a sea urchin that had made its home on the top of the reef. They usually like their hidey holes and all one sees are their spines sticking out of the nooks and crannies on the sides of coral heads. This shot was taken on Bloody Bay Wall in Little Cayman.

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21 comments on “Weekly Photo Challenge – Circle

  1. Brigitte says:

    Cathy that blue in the center is an electric and vibrant color. It seems to pulse! Beautiful shot. Happy New year!

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  2. Carrie Rubin says:

    Such intricate detail!

    Happy New Year to you, Cathy!

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  3. Wow, Cathy, that’s gorgeous! Happy 2016.

    janet

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  4. Elyse says:

    Amazing colors! Just beautiful! Happy New Year, Cathy!

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  5. Happy New Year, Cathy. I thought at first that I was looking at an eyeball after a monumental stick poking. Thanks for the explanation!

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    • Cathy Ulrich says:

      Well, hello there, V! I have been thinking about you recently and wondering how you’re doing. So nice to see you here.

      I know, the photo takes some explanation to understand what we’re seeing. I had never seen a sea urchin just perched on the top of the reef before. So this amazing blue mouth and the black and white spines were amazing to me. Thanks for coming by. Hope you’re doing well and Happy New Year!

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  6. aFrankAngle says:

    Urchins are very indicate, and you’ve captured that … but the depth of the photo is what struck me the most. Well done!

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  7. Amy Reese says:

    I love the electric blue in the middle. I’ve never seen that before. Great shot, Cathy! Happy New Year!!

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  8. Amy says:

    Love the beautiful details you captured, Cathy! 🙂

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  9. Un-F’ing believable! I surrender, Cathy. Each time I think I’ve found a favorite, you post another photo… the reality is, I LOVE your photography, and I’m a total sucker for your undersea ones! Gorgeous! Happy New Year friend. I look forward to 52 new eye candies!

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    • Cathy Ulrich says:

      Thank you so much, Dawn! I had never seen an up close view of the top of a sea urchin before, so this brilliant blue color was very new to me. Thanks so much for your support here. Happy New Year and I hope we can get together in 2016!

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