Sponge Shapes

© Carol Teal

Sponge Shapes

Uploaded: June 20, 2010


Sponges on a boat in Tarpon Springs, FL (known as the sponge capital of the world). As you can see, they come in all shapes and sizes!

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: reserved, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 96.00 mm, Model: E-500


Ray Clarke June 20, 2010

Great capture, shapes and detail Carol! #1280460

Danny B. Head level-deluxe June 20, 2010

Great use of the total frame! Some of these may make their way up to Higginbotham Hareware in Sardis. lol (actually think they are out of business). #8705949

Carol Teal June 21, 2010

Thank you R&A! How are you 2? How are Bill and Barbara?

Thanks Danny and LOL @ that Danny! I can't say I remember Higginbotham Hardware but I do remember their store (convenience I think). They had a pole, probably their sign pole, that was right in the middle of the parking lot and everyone we knew, including me and other members of my family, backed into it. As many people that hit that pole, I am surprised it didn't fall down. That was the Higginbotham store wasn't it? I hope I have it right. It was on the right (I believe) coming from 431. Just a thought...Do you know any Prices? #8707584

Carol Teal June 25, 2010

Whoops R&A, upon reading my post above, I meant Bill and Brenda...not Barbara! I don't know how Barbara got stuck in my head! #8715893

Laura E. Swan level-classic July 01, 2010

I thought for SURE thee were COOKIES! They looked yummy too!

Cool image Carol! I didn't know Fl. was the sponge capitol of the world! WOW!

So, is there a SPONGE WORLD there? I know I really love SHELL WORLD! :)

Great job!


(Oh-come read Gumby! The adventure has ended! FINALLY)...and John has one posted of them at home already! #8726915

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic July 12, 2010

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8751462

Laura E. Swan level-classic July 12, 2010

Photobucket CAROL!!!

:D !!! #8752538

Danny B. Head level-deluxe July 12, 2010

Great image, Carol... Congrats! #8753762

Sherran Andersen level-classic July 12, 2010

Congrats Carol. #8755072

Carol Teal July 12, 2010

Thank you Laura! And cookies?? Gosh, I hope not! If they were, at least they would look worse than mine! :D I don't think FL is the sponge capital of the world but just Tarpon Springs is. It is such a quaint little town, lots of Greek people. And I can't say I saw a Sponge World, but I do believe every store in the town carries sponges, although there are not that many stores. It is a one street little town with souvenier shops lining both sides of the street, but so far, I have never seen it terribly crowded. You might enjoy checking this out
I have really got to get back over there soon! Maybe Nancy might want to meet me there??? #8755767

Carol Teal July 12, 2010

Nancy, Danny and Sherran, thank you all so much! #8755768

Laura E. Swan level-classic July 13, 2010

That sounds like FUN! Hope you guys go! #8755823

Carol Teal July 13, 2010

Yes, she lives rather close to there I think, closer than me. A few weeks ago when Justin, his friend and I went to the beach in Tarpon Springs, I had to stop by there since I was so close. The boys wouldn't go with me though, and I didn't want to leave them sitting in the car too long, so I only took a few shots, this being one of them. But it made me want to come back and wander around for awhile...without kids! #8755827

Laura E. Swan level-classic July 13, 2010

I bet! :D

Night night!

-L #8755920

Stefania Barbier level-addict July 13, 2010

gorgeous, congrats on your finalist! #8756421

Anita Hogue July 13, 2010

A big congratulations, Carol! #8756619

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 13, 2010

Congrats Carol on your Finalist!! Jeff #8758184

Patrick Rouzes July 13, 2010

CONGRATULATIONS & good luck, Carol! #8759666

Debra R. Harder July 13, 2010

Fabulous image, Carol! Huge congratulations on your excellent finalist! Deb #8760353

Nancy (Peaches) Harker July 20, 2010

HUGE congrats Carol on your finalist AWESOME capture! #8775897

Laura E. Swan level-classic July 24, 2010

I thought I congratulated you already? So sorry! 4:00 am. AND WORSE!...I get forgetful these hours of the night!


Huge Congrats to you, Carol! Great job!

-Laura :D

(P.S. I am trying to catch up on BP since I have been camping all week. Think I ever will?) #8783157

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