1st Place Macro Ocean Art 2020 Galice Hoarau

1st Place Macro

Galice Hoarau


Galice Hoarau won a 7 or 8 nights liveaboard trip for two in Raja Ampat or Komodo


The Story: Pontoh’s pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus pontohi) is one of the smallest and most recently discovered seahorses. They live on reef walls and can be challenging to find. This particular individual was hanging out from the wall, allowing the use of a snoot to backlight it. 

Location:  Siladen, Indonesia

Equipment Used:  Olympus E-M1 II Camera, Olympus 60mm Macro Lens, Nauticam Housing, Nauticam CMC-1 Diopter, Inon Z330 Strobe, Backscatter Mini Strobe with Snoot

Camera Settings: 1/160, F22, ISO 200



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