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Escape from Manhattan
Happy Alpaca
Into the mist
Waiting to be ridden?
A Quiet Jungle
The Beauty of Hawaii
A Successful Day
A fox braves the cold
Flyover States
Air-born boy running from birds in Greece
Blue skies highlighting the great architecture of The Acropolis
Thermal features in Yellowstone National Park
Simon taking a break from photographing
Sunset on the Atlantic
F-22 Raptor
Dingle Beach - Ireland
Soaring Eagle
Ice climbing at G1
Preening Flamingo
Sparkling Monarch Chrysalis In the Meadow
Paradise Valley
a male common green darmer hiding in the wildflowers in my back yard
Giant among the mountains
17th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Thermal features in Yellowstone National Park

I shot this photo on a day trip to YNP two years ago. The intricate patterns and designs of algae and bacteria thriving in such a hostile and intense environment caught my eye.

TAGS: Abstract, Algae, Montana, Wyoming

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Bozeman, Montana, United States of America
Member since 2019
Photo Information
Copyright:
© Ely Holtmeyer.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2018
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Sept. 22, 2019, 2:51 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D7100
Focal Length: 24mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1250
Aperture: f11
ISO: ISO200
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PHOTO LOCATION Mammoth, Wyoming, United States of America