Nicholas Extra, Lembeh Strait (Half II)

A vibrant pink goby blends in completely with its coral background


Some locations are so particular {that a} single Vacation spot Portfolio simply isn’t sufficient! Indonesia’s Lembeh Strait is definitely one among them. Regardless of that includes a collection of wonderful pictures in Nick Extra’s Lembeh Vacation spot Portfolio, the British Underwater Photographer of the 12 months really despatched us many extra, so we determined so as to add a second half to showcase the remainder of his unbelievable macro work.

Though Nick lives on the opposite aspect of the world, he’s a daily customer to Indonesia, and clearly is aware of benefit from his time underwater on this iconic dive vacation spot. Beneath you will discover extra of the area’s well-known critters, all shot utilizing quite a lot of superior images strategies. I’m certain Nick stored a number of of his finest pictures to himself too, so regardless that that is our first ever two-part Vacation spot Portfolio, don’t anticipate it to be the final you see from Nick’s extremely productive journey to the Lembeh Strait!


Movement blur provides a particular impact to this fish portrait


An ornate ghost pipefish hiding among the many crinoids


A fang blenny makes an empty bottle house within the muck


Razorfish fill the body in one other efficient motion-blur shot


Zanzibar whip coral shrimp have the right camoflage


An arresting bushy frogfish portrait


A blue-ring octopus strikes a rock star pose


A popcorn shrimp in opposition to an ideal purple background


A ribbon eel shot with a razor-thin depth of subject


A vibrant orange seahorse on the black sand slopes


A harlequin sweetlips will get an uncommon black-and-white therapy


A full frontal peacock mantis shrimp portrait


A ghostly Harlequin ghost pipefish


A purple pygmy squid hovers for an image


A clownfish hides in its host anemone


A coconut octopus makes full use of a shell within the sand


A superbly composed Chromodoris nudibranch


One other tiny squid levitates in a coral outcrop


A pair of Coleman shrimp of their fireplace urchin host


For extra of Nick’s stunning pictures, go to his Instagram page or try our Photographer of the Week article that includes him and his work.