These Bottle Brush Flowers were floating in the Pacific Ocean at the coast of Melekeok Palau. It was early in the morning and I darkened the shadows to get the black background effect. Taken with a Nikon D5100 and a 55-300.

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I have had a camera in my hand since the late sixties! Recently someone looked at a photo display I had in a coffee shop and got goose bumps. All I try to do is to capture various aspects of God’s amazing creation and let you also enjoy what I am seeing! If you get goose bumps, that’s great. But remember I only capture what he created. He creates, I capture, we enjoy.

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  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 2 years ago

    WONDERFUL capture Randy

  • Jane Neill-Hancock
    Jane Neill-Han...about 2 years ago

    gorgeous – how unusual!

  • puffin
    puffinabout 2 years ago

    stunning !!!

  • Sharon Kavanagh
    Sharon Kavanaghabout 2 years ago

  • Thanks Sharon, or as they say in Palau, Sulang!

    – Randy Richards

  • EarthGipsy
    EarthGipsyover 1 year ago

    Awesome ! Palau holds real fascination for me. On my bucket list.

  • It’s an amazing place and east to stay there. Some good hotels, pretty good food, a former US territory that uses US currency and 110 power. Well worth the time and expense!

    – Randy Richards

  • metriognome
    metriognome5 months ago

    1 image/24hrs
    Lovely work Randy – really striking.

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