One thing that gets in the way of creativity is when our lives start to lack mystery. I tend to be inspired by anything ocean-related because of how mysterious it is to me. Images like this remind me that there really is so much mystery in the world.
Author Unknown. I was surprised at how much the element of color, or lack there of, played a role in the definition of objects. The white of the wave crests helped them to stand out greatly in the blues of the sea.