February 15, 2013

Black Trevally and Sardines

Photograph by Nadya Kulagina, My Shot

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A black trevally letting the sardines get used to it before attacking them unexpectedly

(This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.)

What Makes This a Photo of the Day? While I typically associate underwater photography with vivid colors, I have come to really appreciate scenes done in black and white. The contrast allows me to focus on the arc of the silvery sardines as the black trevally closes in. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor


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13 comments
Christy Sibuea
Christy Sibuea

great composition, great color, great photo! the sardines looks shining next to the trevally

K. Vitug
K. Vitug

never heard of this fish but thanks^^

SamanthaLyn Samuelson
SamanthaLyn Samuelson

Very effective, and I so love the lines and spaces created!  The circle around the black fish kinda "tells his story"...yeah, "Jaws" theme!! 

Mairead K.
Mairead K.

I love this photo! The composition and lines are amazing.

As a high school student interested in photography I have always looked to National Geographic for the best examples of great photography.

Here is a link to my photo blog if you would like to see some of my work: 

http://maireadkahn.wordpress.com/


Nikolay Mirchev
Nikolay Mirchev

I really admire the underwater photographers, it is like they work in different dimension. Also it takes lots of skills, effort and courage to go underwater as you never know what creature they may came across. But on the end of the day all of their efforts pays off when they come out on the surface with such powerful images!!! 

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