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Macro photo of limpet shell with sand

April 21st, 2007 · 9 Comments

Macro of limpet shell
Taken with Olympus E-500 digital camera 7th March 2007. Click image for larger view.

Having a macro lens is great fun. You can find interesting things to capture everywhere.
Like this small limpet shell that has wonderful colors and some pieces of sand inside of it.

Information about the picture:
Camera: Olympus E-500 digital single-lens reflex camera
Exposure: 0.006 sec (1/160)
Aperture: f/7.1
Focal Length: 35 mm
ISO Speed: 200
Lens: Olympus Zuiko Digital 35mm F3.5 Macro
Location: A beach in Ånstad, Andørja (Ibestad, Troms) in northern Norway

Tags: Coast · Limpet · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Sea Ocean · Shells · Shore

9 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Tony // Apr 21, 2007 at 6:12 pm

    Oh my… these are absolutely beautiful pictures and make me want to visit Norway like never before. What an eye for natural beauty. I will definitely keep coming back for more.

  • 2 David Kitchenham (Photomime) // Apr 21, 2007 at 6:29 pm

    I agree with Tony, although I love the cool effect if you click on the picture.

    This blog rocks.

  • 3 Sindhu // Apr 21, 2007 at 6:45 pm

    Lovely pictures. Great photographs. You have got a wonderful site.

  • 4 Grant Pierrus // Apr 22, 2007 at 10:35 am

    Wow, I stumbled upon your blog this morning. Your photo’s are really great! Well Done!

    I have grabbed your feed too!


  • 5 Aska // Apr 23, 2007 at 4:13 am

    What a beautiful shell with lovely gradation!

    Once I lived in Scandinavia (Sweden). There was really exciting place to take pictures. Please keep good work!!

  • 6 Close up picture of Ocean Quahog (Arctica islandica) shells on a sandy beach // Oct 17, 2007 at 2:58 pm

    […] Check out my macro photo of a limpet shell. […]

  • 7 Bobbie // Oct 17, 2007 at 5:59 pm

    We have several kinds of limpets here in Hawaii, too. The Hawaiian name for limpets is “opihi,” and in some areas whole families go regularly to rocky areas along the coast to pick opihi at low tide (to eat). They are very hard to pry from the rocks while they are still alive.

  • 8 Macro picture of common limpet (Patella vulgata) covered with barnacles (Semibalanus balanoides) // Feb 29, 2008 at 11:57 am

    […] out this photo of the shell of a limpet filled with small pieces of sand. The inside have some beautiful structures and colors. Information about the picture: Camera: […]

  • 9 nursemyra // Mar 1, 2008 at 12:31 pm

    great images