Whip Goby

UNDERWATER – Runner-up

I came across this extraordinarily large Whip Coral with a small host goby while diving in the notoriously stiff currents at Black Rock in Komodo. I used the coral for good negative space and a wide aperture for macro to create bokeh (aesthetic blur).
Black Rock, Komodo National Park, Indonesia
Nikon D300, Nikon AF-S 105mm f/2.8 VR lens, 1/250, f13, ISO 200, twin Inon 220 strobes

by Shannon Conway, Western Australia