Bedtime Lair

Here amid the myriad of small cave structures of Noarlunga Reef sleeps another of ‘Porties’ local resident species, a Port Jackson shark, Heterodontus portusjacksoni. While doing some camera tests on the weekend I found myself peering into all the dark places I could find attempting to capture images without strobe lighting. Caves, nooks and ledges […]

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Dragon Fruit

I never grow tired diving with these beautiful creatures and I still give a quiet yelp of delight when I find my first one on a dive. Last weekend I was fortunate enough to see several of these gorgeous leafy seadragons during my dive at Rapid Bay. This male is carrying a fresh batch of […]

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Bowl of Cowries

My dive buddy Andy spotted this extraordinary scene last weekend as we made our way north on the outside of Port Noarlunga Reef. His odd gestures to me seemed to be asking, ‘did I stage this”, ‘did some other divers before us stage this’, or is there something special about this sponge that made three […]

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