Pterois - Lionfish

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    From "Pairi Daiza" in Belgium.

    Pterois is a genus of venomous marine fish found mostly in the Indo-Pacific, known collectively as the lionfish. Pterois is characterized by red, white and black stripes, showy pectoral fins and venomous spiky tentacles.
    Pterois range in size from 6.2 to 42.4 cm with typical adults measuring 38 cm and weighing an average of 480 g. They are well known for their ornate beauty, venomous spines and unique tentacles.

    Camera: Canon 7D
    Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
    Exposure: 0.005 sec (1/200)
    Aperture: f/1.8
    Focal Length: 50 mm
    ISO Speed: 1000
    Flash: Off, Did not fire


    Please don't use this image on websites, blogs or other media without my explicit permission. Copyright © 2011 David Herreman . All rights reserved. This photograph is available without watermark on request.

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    1. -Reji 45 months ago | reply

      nice details

    2. roberto berillo 45 months ago | reply

      wow spettacolare!!!!!

    3. Ylejan 45 months ago | reply

      Beautiful shot. Congrats

      seen on EXPLORE

    4. Wind LaSS 45 months ago | reply

      Great Light.....

    5. ichauvel 45 months ago | reply

      whaou!!! incredible fish !!!!! seen on explore!!

    6. Andrea Gandolfo [deleted] 45 months ago | reply

      Beautiful compliment

    7. the Halfwitboy 45 months ago | reply

      Absolutely amazing shot. Perfect light. Wow.

    8. RainMaker786 45 months ago | reply

      great exposure!

    9. ToyShoots 45 months ago | reply

      It's a great shot. Love the beams of light.

    10. MorrisISO 45 months ago | reply

      It's a beauty!

    11. jjs08 42 months ago | reply

      Wonderful shot!

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    14. My_Minds_Eye 38 months ago | reply

      Fantastic shot!

    15. Marco de Waal 33 months ago | reply

      Nice picture! Excellent!



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