5 Stunning pictures from 2017 underwater photography competition
Photography is one of the most loved hobbies in the world and what better than to capture subjects under water in the vastness of oceans or in sea. This year also there were many entries in the 2017 underwater photography competition with 4,500 photographers sending in entries from 67 countries in the world. We bring to you 5 of the best photos from the competition.
1 This Octopus
The octopus in the picture was ready to hunt something in order eat when Gabriel Barathieu clicked it in its natural habitat, getting ready to go after its prey. “It was taken in knee-deep water, showing that underwater photography is open to anyone who is prepared to dip their toe in the water” said Alex Mustard, one of the judges of the competition.