Lake Worth Lagoon, Riviera Beach, Florida, U.S.A.
Jawfish are a species of fish where the male carries its eggs in its mouth until ready to hatch. This mouth brooding male was found in a popular dive location and had become accustomed to divers. This allowed for an unusually close approach resulting in an intimate portrait.
general processing of levels, saturation, contrast, sharpening and a minor crop.
Nikon D7000, 105mm lens, Ikelite housing and dual Ikelite DS160 strobes