20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Nightly encounters

Snorkeling on a coral reef at night one can come across many nocturnal animals that do not commonly show themselves during the day. Here, we encountered a lobster foraging on the reef flat in the middle of the night.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Eilat, Israel
Camera: ILCE-7RM3
Copyright: © Tom Shlesinger