Ocean Art 2022 - 4th Place Blackwater

4th Place Blackwater

Marcello Zof

"Flying Carpet"



Marcello Zof won a Bluewater Photo or Bluewater Travel Gift Certificate!


The Story: This subject is quite rare and exhibits one of the most extreme sexual size dimorphism known in any animal near its size or larger. Females may reach 2 m (6.6 ft) in length, whereas the males are 2.4 cm (1 inch). The weight ratio is at least 10,000:1, and can probably reach as much as 40,000:1

Location: Anilao, Batangas, Philippines

Equipment Used:  Nikon D850 Camera, Nikon 60mm Macro Lens, Nauticam Housing, Dual Inon Z330 Strobes

Camera Settings: ISO 320, F14, 1/200 sec


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