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Flamboyant Mantis

These shy but stunning mantis are, in Dan's opinion, one of the Mt. Everest shots of dive photography. Add a Mandarin fish, a Blue Ribbon eel, a Mimic octopus and a baby Emperor angelfish and you've got the perfect set of Indonesian underwater beauty.

2003:09:09 12:39:12
Island: Bali
Dive Site: Padangbai
Speed: 1/100 sec
Aperture: f8.0
ISO: 64
Exposure Compensation: 0.0
Exposure Program: Aperture Priority
Focal Length: 21 mm

© 2003 Dan & Jennifer Meriwether
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