12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Pink, White and Blue

Perhaps the most ancient organism living on the earth today, halophilic archaebacteria color the evaporation pond of a solar salt plant pink.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2012
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
Camera: NEX-5N
Copyright: © William Goodwin