Photos of the Week #142

January 7, 2008

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Scott McGee

Laguna Beach
Shaw's Cove

Hopkin's Rose
Okenia rosacea

and its food source, the bryozoan
Eurystomella sp.

Nikon D200
Ikelite Housing
DS125 strobe
105mm lens
f/22, 1/60

Herb Gruenhagen

La Jolla Shores

Honeycomb Rockfish
Sebastes umbrosus

Nikon 8008s
Tussey Housing
Single strobe
Film: E100VS

David Anderson

Maui, Hawaii
Mala Pier

Imperial Nudibranchs
Risbecia tryoni

Nikon D80
Dual Ikelite DS125 strobes
Nikon 60mm macro lens
f/13, 1/200, ISO 100

Rick Ramsey

Mission Beach
Ingraham Street Bridge

Giant Keyhole Limpet
Megathura crenulata

California Golden Gorgonian
Muricea californica

Olympus Stylus 300
PT-016 Housing
Macro w/Flash

Tracy Clark

La Jolla Shores

Stiletto Shrimp on kelp
Heptacarpus stylus

Nikon D70s
60mm lens

Steve Murvine

Point Loma
Ancient Sea Cliffs
Train Wheels

San Diego Dorid
Diaulula sandiegensis

Club-tipped Anemones
(Strawberry Anemones)
Corynactis californica

Canon SD-750

Allison Vitsky

La Jolla Shores

Perhaps a juvenile
Southern Kelp Crab?
Taliepus nuttallii

Canon EOS 20D
Dual Ikelite DS 125s
50mm macro lens

Walt Conklin

Redondo Canyon
90–100 feet

Common Squid and eggs
Loligo opalescens

Sea & Sea DX8000G
Dual YS-25 Auto strobes

Jen Tople

La Jolla Shores

A skate
Raja sp.

Nikon D70s
Ikelike DS-50 strobe
60mm lens

Kevin Lee

Point Loma

An egg-bearing sea spider (male)
Order Pycnogonida

Nikon D200
Dual YS-110 strobes

Roger Uzun

San Simeon
Piedras Blancas

Northern Elephant Seals
Mirounga angustirostris

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