So I'm zoomed in there, almost touching the scratched glass wall, with the lens aimed an inch away, and next to no depth of field, the screen amplified to its maximum, following a dancing hermit in swirling water, with hands that insist on shaking. In the screen, I see a bit of leg, a section of antenna, then a blur, then hairs, something splotchy, blur, hair, seaweed, leg ... And then suddenly, an eye swims into focus. And it's amazing how swift and visceral my response is; an eye! Intelligence! Contact!
|"I see you there!"|
I hadn't noticed before the smaller patterning in a hairy hermit's eye.
|Click to see full size. Hexagonal sections, laid down in striped rows.|
I wonder what they think of the camera's eye, so close.