The Kimberley region of Western Australia experiences some of the most extreme tidal movements in the world. Photographing this inter-tidal zone near Broome at low tide is an incredible experience. The twice-daily pilgrimage of the tide ensures that the same photo can never be captured twice, and the most intriguing patterns can only be photographed upon the most extreme low tides. There is are two pelicans in this photo that give it an element of scale. This remarkable area is known as "Nalina Nalina" by the local Yawuru (Aboriginal) people. [+]


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Aug 06, 2017

This image is part of an ongoing study of the shapes and patterns, lines and curves, textures and colours of this unique, pristine, and ever-changing inter-tidal zone.

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