Oregon Aquarium and OSU Marine Science Center

Sometimes the best way to see nature is to go to a nature center. It is the only way to see some creatures.

Beautiful Orange Jellyfish

Beautiful Orange Jellyfish


These wonderful jellies are about 7 inches in diameter. They are in constant motion moving up, down, sideways and diagonally. They always move head first with the tentacles trailing.

Large White Jellies

Large White Jellies


The size of a large dinner plate or platter, these translucent wonders move in every direction. The interior parts also pulsate.

Beautiful colors of anemone cling to a wall of rock.

Beautiful colors of anemone cling to a wall of rock.


Wave movement keeps these colorful anemones in constant motion. Lovely.

Anemone in Green

Anemone in Green


Set up to mimic actual tide pools, the water surges and drains. In this shot the water was draining.

Touching Encouraged

Touching Encouraged


A learning center where touching is not only allowed, it is encouraged.

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About Shez

In a nut-shell (nut-case?): Photographer, illustrator, writer, passionate DIY enthusiast, wife, mother, grandmother. I love learning new things and anything that is creative: sewing upholstery or dresses, painting walls or art, building dolls or walls, cooking and cake decorating, knitting or wiring. By day I am a small manufacturing business owner, operator, partner. I am Totally Random Shez.

3 responses to “Oregon Aquarium and OSU Marine Science Center”

  1. Robin Koontz says :

    Love the jellies, and these are fantastic photos of them! So glad to be seeing your art again. Thanks for posting.

  2. Dee says :

    S- the pics are just fabulous. I love marine stuff anyway and your pics breathtaking.

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