Tammy Gibbs (Western Australia)
Perth, Western Australian
West Australian Seahorse (Hippocampus subelongatus)
Nikon D850, Nikkor 60mm macro, 1/200 sec, f/13, ISO 320, 2 x Inon Z240 strobes, Nauticam NA-D850 underwater housing with 230mm dome port, handheld
I’ve spent many hours underwater at night photographing our West Australian seahorses giving birth. It’s the male seahorses that ‘get pregnant’ and brood the babies in their pouch. Photographing them having their babies takes lots of patience, persistence, good timing and a hint of luck.
This high-quality digital photograph is presented on 500x700mm, 310gsm, Ilford Galerie ‘Smooth Pearl’ paper, without the watermark copyright.