Strange Creatures

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© Steve Jurvetson
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Photo Info
UploadedApril 24, 2008
TakenJuly 7, 2007
ModelCanon PowerShot SD700 IS
Exposure1/800 sec at f/2.8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length5.8 mm
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The little sea urchin on top is quite unusual. It was discovered by a research vessel near New Caledonia at a depth of 1000 ft.

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  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (23 Apr 2008):

    Absolutely Beautiful Capture !!!

  • Jon

    Jon gave props (2 May 2008):


  • Amelia (amy) Quicke

    Amelia (amy) Quicke gave props (12 May 2008):


  • Logan Marshall-Green

    Logan Marshall-Green said (14 May 2008):

    Holy moly! This might be my favorite "creature" so far.
    Is this macro?

  • Steve Jurvetson

    Steve Jurvetson said (31 May 2008):

    Yes. The top urchin is about the size of a thumb

  • Rachael Wilson

    Rachael Wilson said (1 Jul 2008):

    wow, love the colors!

  • alex ringer

    alex ringer said (29 Jul 2008):

    Multi-eyes Cyclop, or a fractal art creature.

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (12 Feb 2009):

    I always wonder- when I see something like this..who drew out the plans and added the colors. Its hard to think it was all by accident.

  • Ellen Stewart

    Ellen Stewart gave props (20 Dec 2009):


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