Octo-Reel

Whilst in Bournemouth Aquarium, I found this rather magnificent octopus hiding in a cup (or bucket!) which seemed like a perfect moment for this site.  As I approached his tank he writhed his way out of the cup and settled in front of me. I managed to capture a few shots on camera as per the sequence.  Truly captivating.  The second shot shows where science fiction got the inspiration for a typical alien from!

To try and understand photoshop a bit better, I self created the film-reel and then twisted it all up for the second pic, which probably took me far longer than it should have done!

Octo Film Large

Octo Film Bend

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Posted on December 10, 2012, in Pictures and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Fascinating little suckers, huh?

    Have you read about their mating rituals? I believe youtube even has video…Fascinating doesn’t even begin to cover that…

    Cheers!
    Mary

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