Alex Mustard - Sand Ripples Advancing


As a wave washes over a shallow sand bar, the sand along the top of the ripples is washed up into the water column as little clouds and transported horizontally allowing the sand ripples to advance. I took this with a fisheye lens and purposely placed the horizon high in the frame to add some distortion to this scene.

Location: Cayman Islands, Caribbean Sea.

Tags: Alex Mustard, Cayman, Islands, sand ripples, underwater

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  1. João Petronilho said:

    28/02/2012 10:32

    I really like this photo. Transmitte the feeling of being there, watching the wave approaching us. A fresh and dynamic image. A good inspiration!