Octopus dance

Octopus Vulgaris in Palma Aquarium

  • Sue Katowich 6y

    'Cool shot! 'Love the orange and purple ^^
  • Morten Brekkevold 6y

    Thanks for you comment, tiramisue. I thought about correcting the white balance, but I quite like it the way it is :-)
  • Todd Rollins 5y

    Your fantastic color picture is my winner!
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  • Charlotte Mz 5y

    Great shot !!
    I think this capture may be also nice in B&W.... ;-)
  • hamicreek2002 4y

  • Morten Brekkevold 4y

    Wow, the views and faves on this keep trickling in, nearly two years after I posted this. Special thanks to those of you who have commented :)
  • Luis Astorga 4y

    nice pic, and nice dance..
  • Ken Zirkel 4y

  • lv80 4y

    i love octopuses
  • DeeD58 3y

    This is a great photo:) May I ask to use it to paint a commission I have received? It will be done in a simplified style.
  • Morten Brekkevold 3y

    DeeD58 Thank you! Check your FlickrMail.
  • gastonpavao 3y

    Hello sir. I am working on a new painting and would love to use this photo for my study. I was wondering if you would be willing to email me the actual original size ?
  • Wei-Duan Woo 1y

    Thank you for making this photo available under the creative commons license. I plan to use it on my ingredient section of my blogs with attribution: www.meimanrensheng.com and www.livingalifeincolour.com both blogs on Italian food in Chinese and English.
  • Morten Brekkevold 1y

    Wei-Duan Woo Cool :-) I generally use a CC license on all my photos, except for most people shots.
  • ScienceNetwork WA 8mo

    Your photo has been selected to run alongside an article and on our facebook page of the online publication, ScienceNetwork WA.

    The article link is:


    Thank you very much for making it creative commons!
  • extreme fisherman 7mo

    Hello, you have some great pictures and we were hoping to use this one in a European TV show? Could you please get in touch with me: Jodie.dodds@iwcmedia.co.uk I look forward to hearing from you!
  • rachelgreenbelt 6mo

    We would like to use your excellent photo for the non-profit, non-commercial SignTyp project at www.SignTyp.uconn.edu, which is working to create sign language picture dictionaries for 15 different sign languages around the world. Some cropping or highlighting of your photo might be needed. If you do not want this, please Flickr-email to rachelgreenbelt, so that we can remove your work from our project. The picture will be credited with a link back to your photo. Thank you, Rachel Channon for the SignTyp Project at the University of Connecticut
  • Morten Brekkevold 6mo

    Hi rachelgreenbelt! As long as you are in compliance with the CC license, you are all set to go :-)
  • Jan Schäfer 2mo

    Great shot, Morten!!! Would it be alright to use this shot as a reference for a graphite drawing?
  • Morten Brekkevold 2mo

    Jan Schäfer Thanks, no problem :-)
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Taken on June 16, 2009
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