Reader Photo: Colors of koi
Skylar Aud captured this image at a zen garden in Santa Monica, after he noticed a groundskeeper feeding koi fish in a pond.
He walked toward the pond to have a closer look.
“The koi were all different colors and swirling around in the water,” he said. “They were like a painting that came alive.”
He initially focused his camera on the water, hoping to capture an abstract image of the colors. Right as he snapped the shutter, a koi fish peaked its head out of the water.
“The fish head was a bonus,” he said.
Aud made this photo using a Samsung NX30 camera on June 7.
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