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Turtles swimming at sunset

Turtles swimming at sunset

At Kiholo Bay, very cool fresh-water from the surrouding lava fields makes its way
into the warm tropical salt water of the bay, forming two layers that give this scene
its characteristic blue-green opalescence. Turtles use this remote area to rest after
an exhausting day after foraging underwater for Limu (seaweed), their main diet.

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    godro27-Feb-2013 00:26
    Jeff Real20-Jun-2009 15:21
    A spectacular image ~V~
    Bartosz Kotulski06-Nov-2008 13:52
    my favorite. Stunning light and color. Big v
    Marisa D.L.03-Nov-2008 10:18
    What an enchanting photo! The colours are so beautiful that they seem over-natural!
    The turtles here have a very smart swimming pool....
    Keith Rankin02-Nov-2008 19:03
    beyond fabulous V
    Marcia Rules31-Oct-2008 13:35
    fantastic work ! V!
    Alain Boussac28-Oct-2008 22:33
    A perfect, dreamy picture, really remarkable and very pleasant to look. BV.
    Bernard Bosmans26-Oct-2008 07:26
    You were not only at the right spot at the right time, but made the most of your creative talent, this is superb shot. V.
    deborahcuming21-Oct-2008 01:09
    I trust this image has paid for many trips to the islands:) and it should! I will come back here to revisit in the throws of Winter for some peace, warmth and amazement of Mother Nature and your incredible capture of such a sight!! BV
    henrywong13-Oct-2008 21:21
    So beutiful! Big V
    dawn15-Aug-2008 22:18
    even more special--the colors are wonderful
    blizzard04-Apr-2008 14:16
    breath takeing
    favorite #1
    Denis Vincelette18-Mar-2008 00:39
    Remarquable !
    Arial Dann 13-Mar-2008 16:14
    this is an amzing shot, the color of the ocean just relaxes you!!!! AWSOME JOB!!!!!
    thomas18-Feb-2008 17:00
    very nice colors and reflection! great! V
    Nuno Boavida15-Feb-2008 23:18
    Fantastic colors, Yves. V
    wernere0114-Feb-2008 05:56
    Comparing this with the grey sky outside my window, I feel I´m at the wrong end of the world at the moment. Wonderful colours and composition.
    Daniel S Lim13-Jan-2008 21:40
    amazing color, simply wonderful
    Janet Forjan-Freedman30-Dec-2007 21:31
    Very beautiful!
    Robert Charity23-Dec-2007 00:53
    excellent, great colour, v
    olivier bruning22-Dec-2007 10:06
    amazing shot, very beautiful! ~V~
    Andrew Vincent20-Dec-2007 11:01
    Colours so rich, reminds me of some of the fantasy paintings I used to lose myself in aa a child. Entrancing. VOTE!
    JuvyGeir Thue-Nilsen18-Dec-2007 17:24
    GREAT picture! Colors are TOP notch! Congrats! BV
    Guest 18-Dec-2007 06:31
    Just amazing! Everything is perfect.
    Hans-Peter Henriksen starman17-Dec-2007 17:41
    What a shot. V.
    Agnes T. Ackerl04-Dec-2007 09:16
    wow! superb capture! ~V
    globalgadabout07-Nov-2007 16:40
    dazzling...a pastel paradise...V
    omer1206-Nov-2007 15:04
    Stacy Egan30-Oct-2007 16:48
    Definitely an OMG photo! Astounding colors, and lovely subject and composition.
    Maurizio Tintori05-Sep-2007 15:30
    amazing landscape
    Chad Ramsey04-Sep-2007 00:24
    Absolutely beautiful!!! Huge Vote!
    silvia marmori11-Jun-2007 13:11
    this is great.. such an image you captured! v
    David Sarkin02-Jun-2007 21:33
    A one in a million photo. The colors are absolutely stunning.
    Dave Wixx20-Apr-2007 03:06
    Beautiful colours.
    Helvi 15-Apr-2007 22:14
    Thank you for the virtual beautiful vacation. I'm speechless. You have the most amazing photos in the world.
    Matthew Mannell30-Mar-2007 21:04
    Really great work! V
    Sandrine Fresneau d'Aboville13-Feb-2007 09:44
    Très belles couleurs. V
    Guest 17-Dec-2006 19:18
    Wonderful picture and colors.
    ghostrider2529-Nov-2006 00:04
    Amazing shot with the sillouettes of the turtles! Fantastic color. I've only been to Kiholo Bay once and I was amazed at how the water was so turquoise.
    robwooly19-Nov-2006 02:34
    great image V
    Steve Ainsworth03-Nov-2006 17:24
    So much to like about this image, so I'll just say it is magnificent! V
    sue chaabane 12-Oct-2006 07:03
    is that not the most beautiful sight ever!
    Manuel Libres Librodo Jr.06-Sep-2006 01:14
    My favorite. There's something surreal about this. The range of color is a delight to the senses. V
    Tim Lucente25-Aug-2006 12:43
    Love the color, mood...another amazing shot.
    Jongky Ku13-Aug-2006 14:33
    Yes, this is my fav. What a beautiful timing here :-)
    Kal Khogali03-Aug-2006 14:41
    Tremendous stuff...perfect exposure too...definitely not an easy image. K
    Sue Robertson27-Jul-2006 02:04
    What lucky tutles they are. Stunning photograph. v
    Renee Lockett18-Jul-2006 11:34
    Magnificent! GMV. :)
    Soenda18-Jul-2006 05:43
    This is a super photo, unlike any other shot of turtles that I've ever seen. The colors, crystal clear water and turtles that appear to be in flight under the surface are sublime.

    Mindy McNaugher16-Jul-2006 13:27
    Spectacular shot!!! Breathtaking colors, fabulous perspective, stunning shot! Love this! Vote!
    kyoung kim photography16-Jul-2006 07:49
    Love this shot, beautiful sunset.
    Tricia 14-Jul-2006 05:28
    Gorgeous. I wish I could jump into the picture.
    JOSE MATA13-Jul-2006 23:26
    Guest 12-Jul-2006 18:27
    wish i was one of thes turtles
    Karen Moen12-Jul-2006 07:03
    Beautiful color and composition. Voted.
    Yiannis Pavlis04-Jul-2006 21:40
    this is unreal
    raymondg03-Jul-2006 06:26
    Way cool! An amazing image!
    Isabel Cutler14-Jun-2006 00:33
    Breathtaking color!
    Sergio Pessolano04-Jun-2006 10:27
    Superb use of the perspective. Great tones. Voted.
    Fabienne03-Jun-2006 23:09
    C'est féérique, c'est tellement beau qu'il ne me semble pas que ça puisse exister.
    Guest 29-May-2006 20:54
    goergous photo!
    Eric Carrère25-May-2006 12:35
    Magnifique lumiere et merveilleuses couleurs, bravo !
    Bryan M. Bennett22-Sep-2005 21:36
    That's very nice. The colors are amazing.