Benthic Bliss

Some South Australian scuba divers love doing it on the bottom! That’s where all the benthic action happens and is a treasure trove of sights and wonders most missed by pelagic divers. Here on the bottom amid the sponges and ascidians a world of macro activity is constantly taking place. In this image a grazing […]

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Another Cowfish

I have no idea how many cowfish images I have but the good ones seem to elude me. Still, they make me smile every time one comes into my view. They are bright and cheerful, cheeky, comical, just a little nervous (am I anthropomorphising too much?), sometimes curious but to me always camera shy. Please, […]

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Stony Dreams

Indistinct shapes move among indistinct forms. The large forms wobble, snap back; wobble, snap back; wobble, snap back. As if they are trying to escape some invisible force holding them in place. They have been trying a very, very long time. The smaller forms wobble, drift; wobble, drift; wobble, drift. The force that brings them […]

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Patient Little Cowfish

More often than not when you want to capture an image of some particular critter they have other ideas. That’s how it usually is with Shaw’s Cowfish, (Arcana aurita). I have countless images of cowfish where as get my camera into position they turn adding yet more backsides to my collection. I was expecting things […]

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