Photo of the Day

November 25, 2017

Feeling Crabby

Your Shot photographer Michael O'Neill photographed this crab, which is about the size of a silver dollar, while blackwater diving late at night, while far offshore from Palm Beach, Florida. "When I plunge into the pitch black ocean, I feel like an untethered astronaut on a space walk, except I have a scuba tank on my back and an underwater camera," he says. To get this picture, he coupled a flash with a slow shutter, illustrating the crab's movement. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Michael O'Neill, National Geographic Your Shot
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