Commensal Whip Coral Shrimp

Whip Coral Shrimp In The Black Of Night

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Actually this was not a night dive, it was just very dark and with the right camera settings it was simple enough to turn the dark expanse of navy blue behind this little shrimp to blackness. I normally don’t like taking photos of Whip Coral denizens, there is a nasty trait amongst guides to move the shrimp, crabs or gobies that enjoy living on the whips for a better shot. I truly hate this behavior and usually the critters are very non-cooperative for photos, so it’s not worth the time most days.

Though from time to time, you find a nice, still, easy going subject intent on doing something other than hiding from your camera. Also lack of current was a factor in getting this shot, but cooperation from this little shrimp was probably 90% of the shot. He stayed quite still, didn’t shy from the lights & let me take several shots of him from different angles, of which I find this one is my favorite.

Due to the angle of the whip coral I was not able to get a front facing shot which I’m a big fan of, though I assume most photographers probably have no qualms about shifting critters like this, I choose to leave them alone and capture them without interference.

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