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The Jewels of the Gulf...

Posted by
Karen Politte (Conway, United States) on 15 March 2012 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

The Yucatan shore stretched out to the endless horizon as the sun's kisses began to grace the gentle ripples in the Gulf. We were about to be on our way to another place full of mystery!

Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS 1/320 second F/8.0 ISO 100 9 mm

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Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

A galaxy of stars in the water.

15 Mar 2012 5:04am

Loukas from Athens and Thessaloniki, Greece

Nice light and colors Karen

15 Mar 2012 5:42am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

According to a Finnish name of the song fit into the picture: "Drifting Clouds"

15 Mar 2012 5:46am

Luke from Spokane Washington, United States

Lovely weather!

15 Mar 2012 7:08am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Beautiful sparkling shot!

15 Mar 2012 8:13am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom


15 Mar 2012 8:26am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

nice view
Have a lovely day

15 Mar 2012 8:41am

@Shaahin Bahremand: thanks Shaahin and congrats on the spotlight!!

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

I love all of those glittering highlights.

15 Mar 2012 8:50am

Phil David Morris, 2012 from Saskatoon, New York, Canada

Very beautiful, love the dreamy, star filled glistening sea, superb photo !

15 Mar 2012 10:42am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

beautifully twinkly evocative shot

15 Mar 2012 10:57am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

The treasure of the sea . . . so beautiful how the sun sparkles on the water. :-)

15 Mar 2012 11:02am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Oh lucky you ! Beautiful light in this image Karen

15 Mar 2012 11:10am

franz from Baden, Austria

love your poetic words and this look at the wide sweep of the ocean ...

15 Mar 2012 11:10am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

l'horizon à perte de vue et une belle lumière pour l'accompagner !

15 Mar 2012 12:43pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Beautifully shinning. Yeah, jewels indeed !

15 Mar 2012 1:08pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Beautiful sparkling sea! Beautifully captured!

15 Mar 2012 5:44pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A wonderfully serene image Karen! Nicely captured! ;-)

15 Mar 2012 6:34pm

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

Jewel indeed, lovely shot.

15 Mar 2012 6:46pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

so beautiful!!!

15 Mar 2012 7:19pm

christine from oelegem, Belgium

Nice shot with sparkling effects!

15 Mar 2012 7:57pm

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

gorgeous sparkles on the water

15 Mar 2012 9:03pm

Anina Botes from Auckland, New Zealand

This is so beautiful. I love the light on the water - like hundreds of little stars

16 Mar 2012 1:44am

Sam from Chennai, India

Wonderful scene. Lovely Jewels indeed ... :)

25 Mar 2012 5:41am

Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS
1/320 second
ISO 100
9 mm