Picture of the Day: Jellyfish Kiss Under the Castle

9 years ago - November 22, 2013
Photo and caption by Adriano Morettin

This summer there was a significant presence of this type of jellyfish (Rhyzostoma pulmo and Cothyloriza tuberculata) in the Adriatic Sea in front of Trieste where I live. So I immediately thought to photograph with the backdrop of Miramare Castle which is one of the most beautiful castles overlooking the sea in the world. I struggled to get two jellyfish in a favorable position close to the surface in order to obtain the image of the castle in transparency. I used my beloved Nikon D800E with the Sigma 15mm fisheye in Seacam housing with the Superdome and two flash Seacam 150. (c) Adriano Morettin
Photo Location
Trieste, Italy, northern Adriatic Sea.
 

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