Filipino Photographer in Winners Circle at British Underwater Contest
Much of wildlife photography relies on precise and opportune timing in order to capture the perfect shot. Seasoned photographers usually wait for that instant and only a few are able to capture an award-winning moment. This certainly was the case for Filipino underwater photographer Scott Gutsy Tuason, whose photograph featured a juvenile Trevally caught in the midst of a jellyfish, astonishingly right between its bell and its tentacles.
The photograph, which he titled “In
Jack in a Jellyfish , Juv. jacks often seek protection from predators by hanging around Jellyfish that they are immune to their stings , in this case this jack has taken it to the next level by wedging between the bell and the tentacles ????#anilao #philippines #nauticam #squiresbinghamsports #jellyfish #jacks #underwaterphotography #upy2018
Although Tuason had seen sights like this before, he was still surprised by the rare occurrence. “I shot around 20 frames and right on the last few frames, it turned toward me to give me this very unusual portrait of a
Tuason’s photo falls under the
Having been documenting the beauty of the sea for many years, Tuason has become an ocean advocate as well. “It is not an infinite source of food and needs to be managed to that it can continue to provide sustainable sustenance for a long time,” he says.
h/t: Daily Mail