Muck Dragon

There’s an expression regarding some people; ‘you can’t take them anywhere’. Well it does not apply to my dive buddy Andy who will happily dive with me in the most atrocious of conditions, and I do mean happily! The other weekend we headed down to one of my favorite dragon lairs near Victor Harbor. The […]

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Looking Up Looking Down

There are images looking into the water. there are images looking through the water, there are images looking across the water, and there are images looking out from the water. This is what it must be like when a fish eye meets a human eye. Photo: Robert Rath, ‘Looking Up Looking Down’, 1/80s f/13 ISO200 […]

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Moonlight Dragon

It’s obviously not moonlight illuminating this underwater vision but I could not help but feel as if it was the way the light draped over dragon and kelp. This Leafy Seadragon captured at The Bluff, Victor Harbor, was just one of many we photographed in one of the best days here I have had all […]

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It’s All About The Angle

It’s all about the angle when searching for dragons. Leafy Seadragons are masters of camouflage, blending into kelp or any of the other brown algaes they associate themselves with. You could be looking right at one from the side or from above and not even realise it. Get below one, however, where there is nothing […]

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Dragon Alley

I am not sure which location I prefer for Leafy Seadragons, The Bluff or Rapid Bay. Rapid Bay has an incredible diversity of sea life and never disappoints even if I do not see the critters I have come to photograph. It is a safe bet for a great dive even when the conditions are […]

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