This entry was posted on August 28, 2016 by Lemony. It was filed under Macro, Shells and was tagged with Beach, macro, Mussel shell, Nature Photography, NJ Shore, Photography, Shell.
Mytilus … the edible Blue Mussel. Joanna and I had these (farmed) on our trip to PEI a few years ago … with a little garlic butter, they couldn’t be bettered. I can see a bit of nacre layer on the inside surface of that right-hand valve. Nice, quiet, image.
August 28, 2016 at 3:28 pm
Thank you, D. Good, quiet was what I hoped to convey. 🙂
August 30, 2016 at 8:47 am
Intimate capture. Well done.
August 28, 2016 at 7:58 pm
Thank you, Jane.
August 30, 2016 at 8:46 am
Your choice of composition, crop, and selective focus is a bit unorthodox, but imaginative and inspiring. I like it that you’ve left the band of lighter color at the top, whereas I probably would have lowered the upper border of the visible to exclude it. How refreshing that we don’t all see the possibilities in the same way!
August 29, 2016 at 12:04 am
Thank you, Gary. The band at the top is the ocean’s edge, and I liked seeing the water in the distance. 🙂
August 30, 2016 at 8:45 am
Very Zen. perfect stillness. 🙂
August 31, 2016 at 4:50 pm
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