Fluorescence Image Takes 1st Place National Geographic 2017 Nature Photographer of the Year in Underwater Category

Posted On: Thursday, January 4, 2018

Cerianthus sp., fluorescence. (c) Jim Obester.

National Geographic recently announced the winners of its “Nature Photographer of the Year Contest” for 2017. We were thrilled to see that a fluorescence image took 1st place in the Underwater category for the first time ever! Congratulations to Jim Obester for his striking image of a tube-dwelling anemone (Cerianthus sp.). To the left is his award-winning shot! To read more about the contest, Jim, and how he got the shot, see our “Info” article on the subject here!

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