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Pacific Octopus (captive)
Photographer: Tianne Strombeck
Location: New England Aquarium
This Pacific Octopus had just started to lay eggs, and was near the end of her life. As a result, her activity level had slowed down and her color was white with light pastel highlights. The swirls of her limbs reminded me of a stone goddess sculpture and reflected the anemone in the background.
Digital Alterations: 
Cropping, Slight increase in contrast and lightening, Color adjusted to Black & White
Camera Information: Nikon D700, 24-70mm zoom Nikkor lens at 60mm
Special Equipment: