This Napoleon fish -- about as big as my torso -- was hanging around like a puppy at the Grear Barrier Reef. This was probably 10 or so meters deep.
This shot came out extraordinarily well considering that it was simply taken with a disposable camera in an Aquashot housing (w/ strobe).
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adam (860) 2003-03-13 2:04
Nice capture. I wonder what it was thinking at the time. "Who is this strange looking fish?"
vbourrut (32462) 2003-07-11 17:01
Just excelllent !
Didi (48882) 2003-08-05 8:52
Pourquoi cette photo est si peu critiquée ?
Et pourtant c'est une merveille !
Vous êtes un très bon chasseur d'images.
Gael (247) 2003-12-02 6:06
Hoalalala, what a beauty! I love when the difficult technical situation totally disappears, and we see only the beauty of the subject in its full reality.
Darren (6823) 2003-12-02 6:39
This is excellent Mike. Obviously these fish are used to divers and you have done very well in exploiting that. I really like how he is sharp through the face then blurs out nicely, and the colors look good, although bluish. How deep were you?
roconnell (327) 2004-05-02 0:22
Great nose to nose photograph of this beautiful fish. The composition and detail are very nice.
garynewton (45) 2004-08-06 12:50
What a great shot of this big old boy you must be very pleased with you photo i know from taking 1000's of pics underwater that only a hand full are any good keep the diving up and you will get better pics . i like when they move there eyes to look at you
jayita (191) 2004-09-13 8:05
simply outstanding. well done.
- Copyright: Mike Chachich (mdchachi) (1617)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 1998-11-02
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Ikelite Aquashot II
- Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Australia
- Theme(s): Underwater Photography, Life in the seas, World Heritage Sites Part II, Scuba Diving [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2003-03-12 22:53
- Favorites: 1 [view]