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The Purple Bay – Natural Art

Silvertoad love these mesmerising aerial photographs from Julieanne Kost. These vivid images are not the result of filters or tricky, nor are they stills from a freaky art-house movie dream sequence – what you are seeing are trillions of colourful microorganisms thriving in the shallow salt ponds of San Francisco Bay, California, USA.

In the process of turning water into salt and brine, the microorganisms change their hues as the salinity increases due to variable algae concentrations

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