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mandarin fishes mating

it is pretty challenging to take these shots. Mandarin fished mates at specific locations at specific times and any light that is not brief (strobes) spokes them. A faint light was held by the dive master to help the autofocus but pretty much you have to focus by guess...

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Date Taken: 03.2015
Date Uploaded: 07.2016
Photo Location: Dauin , Philippines
Camera: NIKON D800
Copyright: © Gaetano Gargiulo