July 8, 2014
This photograph shows the same spot that was in the photograph I posted yesterday; I took this photo standing on the opposite side of the twig.
This entry was posted on July 8, 2014 by Linda Grashoff. It was filed under Leptothrix discophora, Nature, Reflections, Shale, Water and was tagged with biofilm, iridescence, iron bacteria, iron oxide, Leptothrix discophora, Northern Ohio, photography, shale, Vermilion River.
I take it that you are a specialist in biofilm and other such stuff. I always admire people who go down into the details of things and reveal new worlds to us. Therefore I thank you for making images that are more than themselves.
July 9, 2014 at 12:41 AM
I can’t say that I’m a specialist, but sights that are beautiful frequently make me want to know what makes that beauty, and the evidence of iron bacteria has elicited that reaction in me most strongly. In fact, consulting with a professional biogeologist, I’ve written a book about the iron bacteria that includes, of course, my photographs. (I’ll make an announcement of it soon.) Thank you so much for writing, Vera.
July 9, 2014 at 7:00 AM
July 9, 2014 at 9:19 AM
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