Cuttlefish are one of my favourite coral reef animals. Especially ones that seem as curious about me as I am about them, like this one was. Great Barrier Reef, Australia.

Nikonos RS; 50mm macro lens; SB104 strobes.

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Awesome Animal Kingdom; The Tropical Zone; Wild Nature Photography; Wild Oz


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I am a marine biologist and photographer based in Townsville on the beautiful coast of the Great Barrier Reef. I focus mostly on underwater photography and I have a small company called Triggerfish Images

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  • Lisa  Kenny
    Lisa Kennyover 6 years ago

    Looks like he’s just come over to say Hi. Excellent photo David!

  • Maree Toogood
    Maree Toogoodover 6 years ago

    Great shot David…look forward to seeing more of your work

  • Varinia   - Globalphotos
    Varinia - Gl...over 6 years ago

    Wonderful capture David, he looks really curious :)

  • Marcus Grant IPA
    Marcus Grant IPAover 6 years ago

    Well captured David…love this little guy!

  • Rowi
    Rowialmost 6 years ago

    Great Photo, looks like hes checking you out

  • sara montour
    sara montouralmost 6 years ago

    So adorable; cuttlefish are my very favorite.

  • Shaun D'Souza
    Shaun D'Souzaover 5 years ago

    i just love this mammal :D

  • Kyra  Webb
    Kyra Webbover 5 years ago

    What a gorgeous fishy!

  • Melissa Fiene
    Melissa Fieneabout 5 years ago

    this is great, love the contrasting colours. beautiful.

  • Thank you Melissa

    – David Wachenfeld

  • rodeorose
    rodeorosealmost 4 years ago


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