Spectrum of Life

Here’s my attempt at creating a blog meme. Arrange a selection of your nature photos according to their color in the light spectrum.

Unfortunately, I don’t have a picture of anything purple, so I left that out. Also, feel free to be a bit subtler than I was. The arrangement can also tell some sort of story; mine unintentionally appears to be about a bunch of hungry invertebrates surrounding a cute, hapless chordate. Take what you will about my psyche from that.

If anyone wants to do this, please add your attempt to the comments.


  1. Jesús October 11, 2011 2:48 pm

    Good idea! I’ll try to make the “arthropod visible spectrum”.


  2. Marianne Shockley Cruz October 11, 2011 2:53 pm

    I love your Arthropoda banner! That would make an excellent logo for a T-shirt/sticker etc.!!!

    • Nan October 12, 2011 10:07 pm

      co-sign on the banner! if you put that on a shirt i’d definitely purchase. would also impress my arthropods professor!


  3. Bug Girl November 6, 2011 8:39 am

    Just stopped by to harass you about participating in the bug blogger census! :)



  4. Pamela Angela S. Sacdalan February 18, 2013 6:31 am

    Philippines have endemic crustaceans that are purple. :’) http://www.ouramazingplanet.com/2801-purple-crab-discovered.html


    • Michael Bok February 27, 2013 11:35 am

      Those are gorgeous. I’ll have to visit the Philippines sometimes to get a shot!