Photos of the Week #146

February 4, 2008

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Jen Tople

Los Coronados
North Island
Lobster Shack

California Sea Lion
Zalophus californianus

Nikon D70s
Dual DS-50 strobes

Mark Pidcoe

La Jolla Shores
North Wall

Diver Dan Pearlman

Sony DSC-F828
Ikelite Housing
DS-50 Strobe w/ manual EV Controller

Allison Vitsky

Los Coronados

Blackeye Goby
Coryphopterus nicholsi

on a Bat Star
Asterina miniata

Canon 20D
Dual Ikelite DS 125's
100mm lens
with a Macro Mate

Tracy Clark

La Jolla Shores

Juvenile Northern Kelp Crab
Pugettia producta

eating what?

on Common Squid egg sacs
Loligo opalescens

Nikon D70s
60mm lens

Rich Arrieta

Maui, Hawaii

Manta Ray
Manta birostris

Canon Powershot A650
Canon Housing WP-DC18

Steve Gardner

La Jolla Shores

Diver Kerry Mahoney in

Common Squid egg sacs
Loligo opalescens

Olympus c5050z
Olympus housing
Onboard strobe
f/1.8, 1/125, ISO 200

Jim Swanson

La Jolla Shores
Main Wall
75 feet

Sarcastic Fringehead
Neoclinus blanchardi

Olympus 770 Stylus SW
Olympus housing

Brenda Bridgett

La Jolla Shores
Main Point

Chestnut Cowry
Cypraea spadicea

Sealife DC600
Internal flash

Mike McCanna

La Jolla Shores
Main Wall

Club-tipped Anemones
(Strawberry Anemones)
Corynactis californica

Nikon P5000
Ikelite housing
DS-51 strobe

Dave McNair


Perhaps mating Kellet's Whelks
Kelletia kelletii

Canon A710is
Internal flash

Scott McGee

Laguna Beach
Crescent Cove

Cuthona divae laying eggs

near its food source:

Hedgehog Hydroid
Hydractinia milleri

Nikon D200
Ikelite housing
DS 125 strobe
105mm lens
f/16, 1/200

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