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UPY British Waters Wide Angle -
'Dahlia against the green' -
This dahlia anemone (Urticina felina) was found in the middle of a bed of brittlestars. I’ve taken the shot using a fisheye lens with the anemone almost touching the dome port. I wanted a green water background so I used a slow shutter speed and high ISO. The combination of fisheye lens with a 7 inch dome allowed this close focussing technique to work. A small aperture was needed to get enough in focus. The hardest part of the image to get right was soft even lighting of the foreground as strobe positioning is quite restricted when focussing so close.
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