A photo of some natural sponges for sale at a shop in Tarpon Springs, Florida.
Canon EOS Rebel XSi/450D
Top Ten Winner in the “Textures in Nature” challenge in , May 28, 2015
From VISITFLORIDA.COM Tarpon Springs was incorporated in 1887, largely by Greek immigrants who developed the region’s sponge-diving industry. The atmosphere is still heavily Greek, as evidenced by shops and eateries along the docks, and downtown boasts antiques stores and galleries.