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#1 bmorescuba

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Posted 07 August 2015 - 09:10 AM

It's the little surprises!

 

After every trip, when I'm in the processing phase of things, I discover little critters I had no idea were there.

 

Case in point - on this crab, there's a tiny juvenile Reticulated Brittle Star. The adults were all over the place, but I never would have seen this little one. And there above this xmas tree worm, there's a juvenile Nimble Spray Crab (I think).

 

To me, it's one of the real rewards of shooting macro.

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Posted 08 August 2015 - 09:43 AM

Wow, very cool.  I like that sort of surprise, too.


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#3 MikeVeitch

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Posted 08 August 2015 - 10:23 PM

Good stuff


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Posted 12 August 2015 - 02:07 AM

On a recent trip we referred to this as 'by catch' and it can be fascinating to discover the unexpected and occasionally rare species lurking but unseen before viewing the photo. 


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