Postcard from the Reef – Thorns

I have taken closeups of the top ot the crown-of-thorns before, the view produces a very alien landscape. This time I positioned the light behind the spines for a different effect…

Spine Forest
A closeup of the top of a crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci) with some creative lighting

Author: Andrew

An electrical engineer, amateur astronomer, and diver, living and working on the island of Hawaiʻi.

One thought on “Postcard from the Reef – Thorns”

  1. Andrew-
    A great image – with the lighting, depth of field and near mono-color, it looks a lot like a SEM image of some innocuous object like a fruit fly butt. I like it!


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