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San Francisco Bay Multicolored ponds

San Francisco Bay Multicolored ponds

San Francisco Bay Multicolored ponds

San Francisco Bay Multicolored ponds

On the coast of San Francisco Bay there are numerous colorful ponds, coloring varies from purple to bright green. To rate all the scale and splendor of this phenomenon is possible only from the plane window. From this height ponds resemble the giant stained glass, or an exhibition of abstract art. The phenomenon of the bright color palette of evaporation ponds in San Francisco is not man-made, but completely natural. Such a variety of shades appears to vigorous activity of micro-organisms living in the water.
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Colorful architecture all over the world

Colorful architecture in Burano, Venice

Life in color – Colorful architecture of Burano, Venice

Colorful architecture all over the world
Burano – an island inhabited by fishermen. A bright finish was needed to ensure that they were returning home, and could see their island in the fog. Today the inhabitants of Burano paint their facades in bright colors following the instructs of City Hall. Under the law, the update of exterior decoration should be done every six months. Those who failed to meet the deadline, face fines. To change the color of the facade at its discretion, residents can not. They will have to apply to the municipality, which will propose a new variant of colors. All this is done to ensure that the island has not lost its attraction for tourists.
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The River of Five Colors

The Cano Cristales has many names – The River of Five Colors, Crystal river, The Liquid Rainbow, The river that ran away from paradise, and The Most Beautiful River in the World

The Cano Cristales has many names – The River of Five Colors, Crystal river, The Liquid Rainbow, The river that ran away from paradise, and The Most Beautiful River in the World

The Cano Cristales has many names – The River of Five Colors, Crystal river, The Liquid Rainbow, The river that ran away from paradise, and The Most Beautiful River in the World. All these names are absolutely correct and accurate in describing this unusual river. The five colors of the river are due to the algae which produces them – red, yellow, green and blue. The bottom of the river has a unique appearance. The colors shown in these pictures are absolutely real and there aren’t any photographic tricks at all. The bed and rocks of this river are covered with mosses and algae which for much of the year appear as dull green and brown water plants. The water level regulates the amount of sunlight reaching the plants. At certain times of the year, depending on the water level, the mosses ‘bloom’.
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Changing colors Chameleon

Life in color - Changing colors Chameleon, gorgeous blue and green reptile

Gorgeous blue and green reptile. Life in color – Changing colors Chameleon

Changing colors Chameleon

No other animal can change its colors and look in two directions at once, as Chameleon. The naked eye can see that a chameleon – one of the most beautiful and unusual reptiles on the planet. Most chameleons change color from brown to green and back, but some can take nearly any color. Chameleons have a rich color palette – green, blue, brown, yellow, purple, and red, which they manifest on different parts of the body – legs, throat, or head. Changing colors can happen in just 20 seconds. A female chameleon displays coloration to communicate the willingness to mate. Calm chameleons typically display the least vivid colors. An ill chameleon may have dark or pale coloration, and sleeping chameleons are often very pale. Chameleons are born with special cells that have color or pigment in them. These cells are found in the top layers of the skin. They are called chromatophores. The upper layers of chromatophores have a red or yellow pigment. In the lower layers there is a blue or white pigment. When these pigment cells change – changes the color of chameleon.
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Yener Torun photographing Istanbul colors

Yener Torun photographing Istanbul colors

Red and black. Life in color – Yener Torun photographing Istanbul colors

Yener Torun photographing Istanbul colors

Turkish Fine art photographer and architect, Yener Torun has lived in Istanbul for more than fifteen years. This city inspires him every day. Indeed, the city in the photographs of Yener Torun shown from a quite unexpected side – modern, beautiful, and magnificent with its colorful architecture. The talented architect and photographer spends his time wandering around the city capturing bright yellow, red, green, orange, and blue constructions. Besides, the photographer shares his work on social site, such as Instagram. By the way, he has about 400 posts and more than 120,000 followers. Indeed, Istanbul is the ultimate city of contrasts, with the new minimalist design of buildings that boasts a variety of colors. And 32-year-old photographer Yener Torun aims to show a clean minimalist view of the city, that contrasts the ornate, Ottoman architecture. According to Torun, Istanbul is mystical and historic but also a modern city. And he believes that the increasing variety of aspects provides a better understanding of the city. “I decided to look for something different and started searching less ornate, simpler, modern lines of the city”, says Yener Torun.
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Seven color bird Paradise Tanager

Seven color bird Paradise Tanager

Life in color – Seven color bird Paradise Tanager

Seven color bird Paradise Tanager
Painting feathers of Paradise Tanager, Generous Nature colored them in the most saturated hues. In particular, decorated its head with light green, almost neon, and feathers with abdomen – dark, turning into turquoise. And its tail and wings – with attracting attention – fantastic yellow. Besides, lower back of paradise tanager has blood-red color, and the upper part of the wings, tail and beak – black. The legs of the bird are grey. At home, in tropical rain forests to the east and north of the Amazon basin, Paradise Tanager (lat. Tangara Chilensis) is more commonly known as the “seven color bird”. Indeed, that suits best to describe its bright, iridescent plumage of different shades.
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Rose color meaning

Rose color meaning

Photo proflorist.ru. Rose color meaning

Rose color meaning

Today, among the diversity of means to express feelings, roses reserve centuries unbeaten leadership. After all, Rose – Queen of flowers, acquires a symbolic meaning and like nothing else can convey a thousand words! The versatility of these lovely and never boring flowers has no limit. Color of rose buds is able to express much. Red and pink rosebuds emphasize admiration for beauty and youth, and white rose petals like a hint at the emergence of youth and the impossibility of love and affection. If you want to confess your love for the first time, the best option for you would be a bunch of pale green roses. If the gift is a bouquet of a rose and two open buds, this means a secret and puzzle. Color and shape of the buds of roses is not the only way to convey thoughts and feelings. Also, for example, green leaves of roses symbolize hope and optimism.
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