Photo of the Day Contest
Art in Nature by Alessandro Zocchi
Friday, 22nd June 2012

Art in Nature

by Alessandro Zocchi

The tentacles of this octopus were all against the glass of his tank. The shape, the colors and the graphical patterns just called me for an artistic macro shot.
Equipment: Leica D-Lux 5
Alessandro Zocchi
Research scientist and photographer, specialized in nature macro photography.

Art in Nature by Alessandro Zocchi was photo of the day on Friday, 22nd June 2012. It is tagged . You can leave a comment below.


22nd June 2012 at 2:17 am

Great abstract Alessandro.


22nd June 2012 at 4:22 am

This is quite stunning. I love octopi!

Terri F

22nd June 2012 at 5:32 am

Want to see the other shots now.

22nd June 2012 at 5:51 am

absolutely amazing!!
almost looks like an abstract art!!
the colours and stunning so is the composition!!

22nd June 2012 at 5:56 am

Amazing shot – great abstract.

22nd June 2012 at 8:34 am

This is so unusual and very beautiful!

22nd June 2012 at 8:36 am

What an original view! Great light, color and shape mix. Well done =)

Pieter Venter

22nd June 2012 at 9:12 am


reza ghasemi

22nd June 2012 at 9:42 am

Nice shot!


22nd June 2012 at 10:11 am

What lens did you use. Awesome shot.

22nd June 2012 at 10:33 am

What a shot. Great colour and quality. Never would have guessed what it was though…

22nd June 2012 at 12:38 pm

Remarkable image! One of the best I’ve seen here.

Mario gustavo Fiorucci

22nd June 2012 at 3:47 pm

absolutely amazing!!


22nd June 2012 at 4:02 pm

What a wonderful shot, and love the color!


22nd June 2012 at 4:48 pm

Very cool, eerie, and amazing. The colors and patterns make for an awesome image. Great shot Alessandro!!

Tazmin Shariff

22nd June 2012 at 5:57 pm

vivid colour contrast and detail! psychadelic. what an eye you have!


22nd June 2012 at 7:48 pm

The lighting is wonderful! Great work


22nd June 2012 at 8:23 pm

Brilliant photo! Abstract but so familiar.

Laura Milholland

22nd June 2012 at 10:04 pm

This is a jaw-dropping image! Wow! Congratulations.

John Summers

22nd June 2012 at 10:47 pm

Its the eye that sees it,but the mind and heart that appreciates it. And the One who invented art who made it, – or it couldn’t mean anything to us when we see it, And it does. Congrats!!

22nd June 2012 at 11:29 pm

Only nature does it the way nature can do it!!!

23rd June 2012 at 5:42 am

Great shot and details!

24th June 2012 at 8:24 am

unique and well composed. certainly not an image you see every day and one that really captured the nature of octopus. well done

24th June 2012 at 8:27 pm

so stunning !
loved the pattern and color so much !

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