Facing off with an Anemonefish

Pink anemonefish

Amphiprion perideraion 

A pink anemonefish faces off with the photographer as she slowly moves in closer. The transparent anemone, recovering from the 2017 mass bleaching event, gives the scene an ethereal feel. 

Fitzroy Island, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland

Olympus OM-D E-M1, M. Zuiko Digital ED 60mm f/2.8 macro, 1/160, f/13.0, ISO 200, two Inon Z240 strobes with diffusers, Olympus PT-EP11 underwater housing and Zen underwater 714 WA-100-EP pen dome, handheld

by Frederieke Kroon