Watching Waiting Wondering

All divers who venture into the world of macro photography have a story or two about the giant bull ray or the swimming elephant that swam on up, peered over their shoulder, wondered for moment what ever could be that small and still be interesting before of swimming off again. Usually the first the diver […]

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Abalone on the Menu

I have photographed hunting Blacklip Abalone (Haliotis rubra), at Port Noarlunga before and commented on their utterly mad night time appearance of green eyes, tentacles and snailfish encrusted shell. Observing images like this afterwards is always an eye opening lesson in observation for me. While photographing this guy, all I noticed as the abalone made […]

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Medusa

Can you just imagine for a moment at the end of each tentacle a pair of eyes, a mouth and fangs!? Good thing it’s not Medusa or I might have become too heavy to swim back to the surface again. Anemones are usually associated tropical waters, large masses of waving tentacles and cute little anemone […]

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Creature of Colours

Back home again and what better place to jump back into local water again than a midnight dive at Port Noarlunga. The visibility was not great, there was some surge and a strong current but nothing stopping another great macro photography session. There was not much critter action around aside from a huge amount of […]

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Submerged Sunset

For those back on shore a brilliant yellow sun hovers precariously above a flat expansive western horizon. Like a dry swimmer testing the water it first dips a little into the water and then more and more as it’s seeming water confidence grows. Eventually it is gone beneath the distant waves. Here under the water […]

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