The notorious blue bottle stinger, aptly named, washed up on the shore at North Beach, Wollongong, NSW.

Taken with my Canon EOS 1000D, as is unedited shot.


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Vanessa Barklay is RavenMadd, accomplished digital artist who has sold work on and off Red Bubble, lives in Far Nth Queensland, Australia – specializing in Fantasy, Mythology, History and Space inspired artworks.

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  • Valerie Anne Kelly
    Valerie Anne K...over 1 year ago

  • Thanks dear Val, it took me ages to choose the right blue bottle to capture lol, much appreciated 5 stars! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • Vanessa Barklay
    Vanessa Barklayover 1 year ago

  • Robyn Carter
    Robyn Carterover 1 year ago

    nasty little sting these critters have – nice image :)

  • I’m thrilled you enjoyed it Robyn, thanks alot! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBover 1 year ago

    What a beautiful creature and a gorgeous capture Vanessa!! Are these the ones that are so poisonous?

  • Thankyou Teresa! These are not the terrible Nth QLD stingers but a smaller common southern stinger, quite nasty all the same! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

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