Sunset at Ecola State Park, Near Cannon Beach, Ore., USA

The receding tide left a multitude of starfish in tide pools clinging to exposed rocks along the shore. The rich hues matched the colors of the setting sun against the textures of the rocky beach.” -- Nature's Best photographer, David E. Becker.

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Sunset at Ecola State Park, Near Cannon Beach, Oregon, USA
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David E. Becker/Nature’s Best Photography