2nd Place Blackwater Ocean Art 2019 Paolo Bausani

2nd Place Blackwater

Paolo Bausani

"Blanket Octopus"


Paulo won a liveaboard trip  + 50% off a companion with M.Y. Oceanic!


The Story: This image represents a Blanket Octopus (Tremoctopus spp.) pictured during a night, blackwater dive in Anilao (Philippines). Blanket octopuses are very elusive and quite hard to find. When threatened, the blanket octopus extends its fleshy curtains to look like a disco icon.

Location:  Anilao, Batangas, Philippines

Equipment Used:  Nikon D500 Camera, Nikkor 60mm Macro Lens, Dual Inon Z-330 Strobes

Camera Settings: 1/250 sec, F18, ISO 320


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