4th Place Compact Behavior Ocean Art 2016 Jack Berthomier
4th Place Compact Behavior
"Reflection of a Alligator pipefish serving as a taxi for a blenny"
The Story: This morning, I get in the water, still free diving in Ouem'os Bay(Noumea, New caledonia). Sky's grey, very cloudy but the seas are calm, perfect for reflections pics, my passion in photography. I get lucky quite quickly finding this Alligator pipefish on the surface of the sea with 1, then 2 and finally 3 Blennies fishes getting and resting on him and following him in his moves. I sometimes met some Alligator pipe fishes swimming on the surface of the sea but that was the first time i witnessed this behavior. This photography is one of 8 shots with Blennies.These small fishes are often laying on leaves, flowers or other floatting objects near the surface of the sea
Location: Ouemo Bay Noumea, New Caledonia
Camera: Sony RX100 (F8, 1/1000, ISO 200) with Nauticam Housing