2nd place Conservation (Hope) Photographer of the Year
Andreas Schmid Maldives
"Because this was the last dive on a liveaboard trip before I flew out early the next day I had to stay shallow while everybody else went deep," says photographer Andreas Schmid. "This allowed me to play around with what the site has to offer in the shallows without any other divers around: schooling bannerfishes and pink whiprays."
BEHIND THE LENS
Andreas Schmid Switzerland
ABOUT THE IMAGE
- 29 degrees Celsius water
- Sunny conditions
- Site accessed by boat
- Late afternoon dive
IMAGES BY Andreas Schmid
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