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Red lionfish

Red lionfish
Photo Information
Copyright: Yves Peeters (dryas) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 110] (1307)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-08
Categories: Fish
Exposure: f/2.8, 1/100 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2015-09-11 1:01
Viewed: 2562
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 24
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Pterois volitans.
Venomous lionfish , venom delivered via an arry of 18 needle-like dorsel fins , is purely defensive.
A sting from a lionfish is extremely painful to humans.
Lenght up to 40 cm.
Weight up to 1.2 kg.
Average life in wild up to 15 years.
Native to reefs and rocky crevices.
Feeds : fish and shrimps.
Another pic in my workshop.
Gewone kooraalduivel.
Tanks for viewing and commenting.

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Hello Yves,
What a wonderful and unusual fish....Excellent colors and focus.

Hallo Yves,
Dit is een beauty! Wat een schoonheid, zowel in vorm als kleur. Uitstekend gefotografeerd.
Geniet van het weekend,

Ciao Yves, great capture of fanntastic fish, wonderful colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

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  • senn Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 58 W: 2 N: 155] (1384)
  • [2015-09-11 15:05]

exquisite shot, .. poem inspiring details here mate .. TFS

nuri :)

Lovely capture of this pretty but dangerous fish, Yves.
The sharpness is outstanding.
Did you shoot it from an under-water stance?

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  • mishe Gold Star Critiquer [C: 110 W: 0 N: 3] (1076)
  • [2015-09-12 7:54]

Bonjour Yves.
Fantastic,fantastic picture and workshop.
Merci bien for sharing.
With best wishes,Miche.

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2015-09-12 8:06]

Hi Yves,
Fantastic fish ..
Superb sharp details and a lovely composition. Thanks a lot for sharing.
Have a nice weekend,

Hello Yves,
This has always been one of my favorite ocean fish due to it's unique features, you have done a great job of photographing it. Both this and your WS are definitely top quality images. Superb work!!

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2015-09-13 10:28]

Hello Yves,
A lovely creature, that makes me wonder what nature had in mind when creating this fellow!
Sharp fine details under difficult conditions, the point of view gives a good impression of the fish...
The colours combine well, making the subject stand out.
Regards Sigi

Hello Yves
excellent capture of this beautiful but strange fish, very sharp details
the blue water makes a wonderful BG
Have a good night

Hello Yves,
Amazing pic, great presentation red lionfish. Perfect colors and sharpness.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2015-09-15 9:23]

Hi Yves,a masterwork!!! A very common and very dangerous fish,very popular in the Red Sea.A great capture made in the best quality as possibile,2 points are not enough..ehehe...have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

hallo Ives, what a fantastic foto, clear and sharp. super, thanks for sharing. Have a nice weekend - Monique -

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2015-12-05 10:01]

Hi Yves,
Excellent shot of a beautiful fish. Amazing colors and nice sharpness details.
Have a good weekend
Regards Jiri.

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