Aldinga Drop-off

By all accounts it was one amazing day out on the ocean. Our first real day of summer and sea conditions that were nothing short of perfect. Our plan had always been to venture South to the incredible Aldinga Reef system and dive that infamous drop-off if conditions permitted. Not only did the conditions permit, […]

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Blue Eyed Monster

A thing of childhood nightmares lies before me, mouth agape. Like the edge of a precipice I am drawn inexorably towards that perilous abyss beyond. Every fibre of my being screams ‘don’t’ while body inches forward regardless. After all this Doughboy Scallop is only a few centimetres across and I want a really good close […]

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Achoo

Sorry I did not cover my mouth, said the gurnard perch, but we have no mask wearing restrictions down here! That spray of particles in the water is not Covid but the chewy bits of my last morsel! I watched this little guy for some time, curious he was not at all perturbed by my […]

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Back Scatter Squid

Anyone who as taken a flash photograph while it is snowing would know just how annoying those fuzzy white blurs of light can be. It’s like the physical world is conspiring against you. You see your subject fine through the rain or snow yet in the captured image the main even is upstaged by a […]

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