Digitally hand colorized diatom from an electron microscopic image. By far the most complex image that I have colorized.

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  • Marjolein Katsma
    Marjolein Katsmaover 4 years ago

    What an amazing creature! Great work on the colorizing!

  • Thank yo so much. It took a long time to do it, but it was worth coloring it!

    – BlueOcean

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonover 4 years ago

    June 18,2010 Wonderful capture

  • Wow! Thanks so much! My partner will be pleased too!

    – BlueOcean

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonabout 4 years ago

    Your welcome

  • BlueOcean
    BlueOceanabout 4 years ago


  • Dorothy Thomson
    Dorothy Thomsonover 3 years ago

    Wonderful work!!

  • Thanks you, Dorothy, thank you. I appreciate your looking.

    – BlueOcean

  • Tuliptree
    Tuliptreeover 3 years ago

    This is visually stunning! I’m just browsing the homepage features with my aquatically-obsessed son who is nearly five and we both want to know: what exactly is this? What was it like before you coloured it?
    Many congratulations on the homepage feature!

  • Tuliptree-[Catalpa:)]. This image is from an original black and white electron microscopic image of a diatom, produced by my friend and colleague, that I then digitally colorize. The colors are of my own choosing. This is one of a collection of over 200 images that I have colorized over the past 4 years.

    – BlueOcean

  • heeb
    heebover 3 years ago

    Wow! Very beautiful! What is it? And what program did you use to color it? You have such detail in your image! Very creative! Sincere congratulations on the Homepage feature! Instant favorite!

  • Heeb, thanks so much. This is a microscopic image of a diatom that I digitally colorized. The colors are random on my part. This is one of 24 images that recently appeared at The Academy of Natural Sciences, in Philadelphia on exhibition for 3 months. Pretty exciting stuff. I use several programs to achieve my results.

    – BlueOcean

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonover 3 years ago

    I submited your work. :))) five days ago.

  • Thanks you so much Flowers… it is a wonderful surprise and honor.

    – BlueOcean

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonover 3 years ago

    1/12/11 Homepage

  • What a gorgeous page! I am very proud to be included.

    – BlueOcean

  • C.C. Arshagra
    C.C. Arshagraover 3 years ago

    OMG a vulva fish! I’m feeling rather cross speciesexual! LOL!!!
    Congrats on opening shot of RB HomePage! I would write more but every thing I type has a sexual reference now! Humor is expensive!
    Wow! Beautiful! I love this! Will you marry me? Nice shot x! … see what mean … lol

  • This is a colorized [by me] electron microscopic image of a diatom. Don’t know the sex. It is really a beautiful page.

    – BlueOcean

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