5th Place Reefscape Ocean Art 2016 Thomas Heckmann
5th Place Reefscape
"Reef & Fish"
The Story: Known only from waters of the Indo-Pacific Ocean, I was surprised to find this huge pod of mackerel within a pristine Caribean reef. The swarm was hunted by barakudas. I spent the whole dive with admiring the different shapes of this huge swarm, surrounded by a beautiful reefscape. The performance was finished after two hours because my air was over..
Location: Bonaire, Netherlands
Camera: Nikon D800e and Sigma 15mm (F16, 1/250, ISO 500) with Seacam Housing and Dual Subtronic Strobes.