19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A backlit shot of a yellow longsnout seahorse out in the wild on a reef in Grand Cayman

Seahorses are elusive delicate creatures that don't typically enjoy being in the limelight. It is for that reason that when I found one out on a dive, I wanted to capture it with an essence of seclusion, hence the lighting technique

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2021
Date Uploaded: 10.2021
Photo Location: West Bay, Cayman Islands
Camera: NIKON Z 50
Copyright: © Drew McArthur