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    Micro-organisms give these salt ponds bright colors ranging from blue-green to deep red-magenta, depending on the salinity and season. The San Francisco Bay ponds produce over 500,000 tons of sea salt each year, California. Aerial image (photographed from a plane).
    WHAT MAKES THIS PHOTO GREAT?
    Composition 5
    Lighting 4
    Creativity 5
    Story 4

    From Your Shot photographer Toni Minchev: "Love, love, love it! Textures, colors, lines, composition, spectacular! It reminds me of geode rocks. If I didn't know it is an aerial, I'd say it is a macro of the sedimentary formation..."

    David Lee
    Producer, Nat Geo Your Shot
    Photo Details
    Date Taken: Aug 29, 2018
    Date Uploaded: Sep 6, 2018
    Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D810
    Focal Length: 70 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/640 sec
    Aperture: f/2.8
    ISO: 110
    Copyright: © Jassen Todorov
    Categories: Abstract, Places, Style
    Assignments: My Best Photos of 2018, Beauty & Awe, Explore Your State