* Beach Find *

© Carolyn J. Connolly

* Beach Find *<p>

Uploaded: August 20, 2012


I found this interesting small jellyfish(?) washed up on the sand of Urangan Beach, in Hervey Bay, Queensland... Captured very late afternoon, in mid-winter, on the 26th of July 2012...

Category: ~ Details & Macro ~

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -0.70, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: reserved, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 21.55 mm, Model: XZ-1


Robert R. Goodman August 20, 2012

Hi Carolyn,Beautiful capture my friend.I've only seen one jellyfish in my lifetime and that was on the east coast!!!!! #1481339

Susan Williams level-classic August 20, 2012

This is a really cool image, Carolyn. I love the long shadow and the sun shining through the creature, as well as the fine details of the sand. Nice colors and comp, too. Great work. #10282765

Lynn M. Whitt August 20, 2012

Beautiful find and capture. #10282824

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe August 20, 2012

Excellent light, colors and textures, Carolyn. #10282843

Stan Kwasniowski August 20, 2012

Carolyn, I like this composition #10282869

Julianne Bradford August 20, 2012

Oh my gosh! Looks like a sparkling gem Carolyn! #10282964

Katherine Kuhn level-classic August 20, 2012

Very cool find, Carolyn! Great light & composition. I've found these tiny jellyfish (1/2 the size of a dime) on the OR coast. #10282965

Connie J. Bagot August 20, 2012

Love the shadow and the way the light shines through this little critter. Great job of capturing this very cool beach find! #10282992

Stefania Barbier level-addict August 20, 2012

simple and well done Carolyn! #10283016

Dayna Cain level-classic August 20, 2012

Wow! This is an amazing image. Excellent work! #10283026

Kathy Salerni level-classic August 20, 2012

What a great macro shot, Carolyn! I love the inner glow, the wonderful long shadow and your clarity is spot on! #10283040

Stephen Zacker August 20, 2012

Well seen. Like the light and textures #10283070

Gord MacEachern August 20, 2012

Wow Carolyn, what a unique wonderful find, beautifully captured!! #10283079

Joy Rector August 20, 2012

great comp #10283100

Tiia Vissak August 20, 2012

a wonderful image! #10283155

frank w. degenhardt August 20, 2012

It looks like someone else has been at the beach. And you certainly have added some gorgeous beach images to your gallery. Now this is one interesting find. I love how the sun glows off it and it has that transparent look. What ever it is, its beautiful. Love the texture of the sand, the shadow with the rays on it. Certainly given a magical look my friend. So pretty. #10283229

Leslie McLain level-deluxe August 20, 2012

Fantastic capture and light, Carolyn. #10283330

Carol L. Fowler August 20, 2012

It sure catches the light! Wonderful beach find #10283429

Martha R. Mazon level-classic August 20, 2012

What a captivating design, Carolyn, with excellent light and detail! Beautiful work! #10283475

Mary K. Robison August 20, 2012

Carolyn, this is such a unique and gorgeous discovery!
That light is marvelous, and your composition is perfect. Lucky you, to have come upon this! Lucky us, that your photographic skills have enabled the rest of us to enjoy its beauty!! #10283507

Barbara Waldoch level-classic August 20, 2012

It's a beauty, Carolyn! #10283532

Robert K. Bemus level-classic August 20, 2012

Beautiful find, light and shadow, Carolyn!! It looks like a jellyfish-- we've had some strange ones this year, I guess because the water has been so warm... #10283555

Anita Hogue August 21, 2012

I love the glow! Your composition is excellent! #10283814

Ellen Hodges August 21, 2012

What a great light with awesome pov, Carolyn!!! Never saw this before. Very cool, #10284196

JO ANN CLEVELAND August 21, 2012

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful, great find and presented so nice Carolyn!

jo ann c. #10284316

Emile Abbott level-deluxe August 21, 2012

Excellent find and presentation. Love that glow. #10284405

John Connolly August 21, 2012

I am impressed with the wonderful late afternoon sun Carolyn! What a great seaside find and capture! #10284426

Phyllis H. Burchett August 21, 2012

Love the light and shadow, wonderful find Carolyn! #10284945

Liz blahh August 21, 2012

great find and capture, love the light and golden tones! #10285068

Jill Odice level-classic August 22, 2012

LOve how the light is captured by this little jelly!!! #10285765

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic August 23, 2012

I thought of a jellyfish too at first glance, Carolyn.
A beautiful image indeed. Fantastic light, shine and shadow. #10286678

Karen Celella level-deluxe August 23, 2012

Gorgeous light to illuminate this jelly. Fabulous find, Carolyn! #10286778

Tammy Espino August 23, 2012

Glad you didn't step on it!! This is an awesome capture!!:) #10287424

Thomas E. Hinds August 23, 2012

Very neat capture, Carolyn! Love the light! #10287713

Lorna Shutter August 25, 2012

Wow! What can I say that hasn't been said already?! This is just so beautiful! What an awesome find, Carolyn! A fave for me! :) #10289956

Laura E. Swan level-classic August 25, 2012

Fascinating. I had to "FAV" it so I could look at this again and again. I thought at first it was a snail of sorts because of the shape but how could it be? Who has ever heard of a clear slug? Then I thought glass. THEN I read the description. WOW! And NOW I am wondering if it was beached or still under water.

It's mystifying to view!

Carolyn I read that a fantastic image is one that holds the viewers eyes and interest.

You got it here and I hope the judges stop and take a large notice to the originality of this capture.

Great job!

-Laura :) #10290101

Mariann Kovats level-classic August 25, 2012

Fantastic find, lighting and details! It looks like a marble! #10290204

Gina M. Savage August 26, 2012

This is gorgeous! What an amazing capture and find. Well done. #10291634

Carol Flisak level-addict September 01, 2012

Beautiful image, Carolyn... terrific details and a wonderful play of light... translucence and shadow! #10303069

Louisa Hancock September 14, 2012

How beautiful with a bit of light you can make a jelly fish look, you have captured the light on this just so well Carolyn. #10323302

Fax Sinclair level-deluxe September 17, 2012

Aloha Carolyn,
When I lived on the Big Island I collected many heart-shaped corals and rocks. Often they seemed to be everywhere!
I would photograph them in groups.
This image is fabulous on every level. I would call it "Heart of the Ocean." #10326488

Wm Nosal January 04, 2013

Beautiful Capture Carolyn! #10499570

Aimee N. Doherty January 14, 2016

So pretty! #11422936

Aimee N. Doherty January 14, 2016

So pretty! #11422937

Aimee N. Doherty January 14, 2016

So pretty! #11422940

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