Sea Bat Stars, Morro Bay, CA, March 23, 2007. Shot with a Canon 20D with 100-400mm IS lens handheld from a kayak, shot in RAW, sharpened in Photoshop CS2. Photo by Mike Baird bairdphotos.com 23mar2007 23march2007.
Creative Commons use note - use approved: 14 Aug 2008, My name is Linda Repplinger (linda [at} seareach d o t com), and I work for an exhibit design firm called Sea Reach Ltd. We are teaming with California State Parks on some educational displays to help visitors identify plants and animals in the tide pools at MacKerricher State Park. We would really like to use your photo of the bat sea stars on the display. May we have permission to use it and how would you like to be credited? A typical credit line would read: Photo courtesy of Mike Baird... I replied: "Linda Repplinger, That great. Thanks for using my photo. flickr.com/people/mikebaird/ says
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