Nature Up Close: A Granular Trip to the Beach

Marine life is fascinating โ€” and the closer you get to it, the more wondrous it can seem. In Part II of our macro photography guess-the-photo series, we got up close and personal with many native Washington marine species. Can you guess what they are? (Scroll right on each photo to reveal a wider shot. Full answers at the bottom of this post.)

And upload your own macro photography in the form at the bottom to be featured on this blog later this month!

Answers: 1. Sand dollar 2. Kelp 3. Sea anemone 4. Madrone tree
Photos 1 and 4 by Anna Snook. Photos 2 and 3 by Nancy Sefton