Snorkeling Photography Delivers

Several names - Powderblue surgeonfish |Powder blue tang | Blue surgeonfish

A snorkeling photograph of a poser

Powderblue Surgeonfish at Hembadhu
Powderblue surgeonfish | Powder blue tang
Maldives - Vivanta by Taj Coral Reef resort - Hembadhu island
which compact camera and settings
Fujifilm Finepix F70 EXR - Auto - No flash - F3.3, 1/400 sec, Iso 200, Focal length 5mm
One of the more common Hembadhu reef (Maldives) residents who managed to get in the way in other shots.

A Powderblue Surgeonfish (or just Blue surgeonfish) is very common and is very striking and colourful.

Expert photographers (or books) tell that subjects situated in the centre of the photograph don't look so good.   Oops.
In terms of colour balance, the photo above highlights what will be discussed later.

Red colours fade even at quite shallow depths (about 4 metres).

Then yellows fade a little bit deeper and the blues are maintained until all becomes dark.

On the right, the same species shot with a better colour balance camera.

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