Photos of the Week #183

October 20, 2008

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Scott Hensiek
First submission to POTW!

10/17/2008
Point Loma Kelp

Black-and-Yellow Rockfish
Sebastes chrysomelas

Canon A640
Canon housing
Internal flash

Terry Strait

10/19/2008
La Jolla Shores
Main Wall

Juvenile Blacksmith
Chromis punctipinnis

Nikon D40x
Ikelite housing
Dual DS125 strobes
60mm macro lens
f/16, 1/60, ISO 200

Garry McCarthy

10/19/2008
Mission Beach South Jetty
at Hospitality Point

Juvenile Garibaldi
Hypsypops rubicundus

Nikon D70s
Dual Nikon SB-105 strobes
60mm Micro-Nikkor

Herb Gruenhagen

10/19/2008
La Jolla Shores
North Wall

Juvenile Stripetail Rockfish
Sebastes saxicola

Nikon N8008s
Sea&Sea YS-110 & YS-30 strobes
60mm lens
Film: E100VS

Julianne Steers

10/17/2008
Laguna Beach
Shaw's Cove
30 feet

Juvenile California Scorpionfish
Scorpaena guttata

Canon Powershot S500

Jimmy Yuan

10/15/2008
La Jolla Shores
Main Wall
65 feet

A sub-adult Cabezon
Scorpaenichthys marmoratus

Canon Powershot A620

Steve Gardner

10/18/2008
La Jolla Shores
78 feet

Diver Kerry Mahoney watching a

Scallop, probably
Pecten diegensis

Olympus C5050z
Two strobes
Super Wide Angle Lens 138 degrees
f/1.8, 1/100, ISO 100

Brenda Bridgett

10/13/2008
La Jolla
65 feet

Mantis Shrimp
Hemisquilla californiensis

Sealife DC 600
Internal flash

Tracy Clark

10/17/2008
La Jolla Shores

Sculpin
Artedius sp.

Nikon D70s
60mm lens

Kevin Lee

10/15/2008
La Jolla
Marine Room
35 feet

A Stauromedusa, probably
Manania handi

Nikon D200
Dual YS-110 strobes
60mm lens with 1.4x teleconverter

Dave Rudie

10/17/2008
Fort Bragg
5 feet

Stubby Rose Anemone
Urticina coracea

Olympus SP350

Jen Tople

10/14/2008
La Jolla Shores
40 feet

Janolus barbarensis

on a Sand Dollar
Dendraster excentricus

Nikon D70s
Dual Ikelite 125s
60mm lens

Walt Conklin

10/15/2008
Redondo Beach
Redondo Canyon
90 feet

Acorn Barnacles, probably
Balanus pacificus

on a Kellet's Whelk
Kelletia kelletii

Sea & Sea DX8000G
Internal strobe

Scott McGee

10/19/2008
La Jolla Shores
Main Wall
55 feet

Coonstripe Shrimp
Pandalus danae

Nikon D200
Ikelite housing
DS 125 strobe
105mm lens
f/20, 1/200

Mike Bartick

10/18/2008
Anacapa Island

Diver Gina Bartick and a

Male California Sheephead
Semicossyphus pulcher

Nikon D300
YS110 strobes
Tokina 10-17mm lens

Todd Warshaw

10/19/2008
Off San Pedro
An Oil Platform

Diver Tony So

Gayle Van Leer

10/19/2008
Off San Pedro
An Oil Platform

San Diego Dorid
Diaulula sandiegensis

Spiny Brittle Stars
Ophiothrix spiculata

Sony T30
Sony housing
Internal flash

Jim Swanson

10/15/2008
La Jolla Shores
25 feet

Purple Globe Crab eating dinner
Randallia ornata

Olympus Stylus 770 SW
Olympus housing

Kathy Bouic

10/18/2008
Catalina Island
Casino Point Underwater Park

Two California Sheephead
Semicossyphus pulcher

Olympus SP-310
Flash did not fire

Volker Kilian

10/15/2008
Scripps Canyon
North Branch
110 feet

Starry Skate
Raja stellulata

Canon G9
No flash

Allison Vitsky

10/19/2008
Point Loma Kelp
Anchor Management
95 feet

A Ronquil, probably
Rathbunella hypoplecta

Canon 20D
Dual Ikelite DS125 strobes
60mm macro lens

Steve Murvine

10/19/2008
Point Loma
75 feet

Left: Cadlina flavomaculata

Right: Tritonia festiva

Canon G-9
Ikelite housing
DS-51 strobe

Bob Bayer

10/16/2008
Sulawesi, Indonesia
Lembeh Strait

Crocodile Fish
Cymbacephalus beauforti

Nikon D200
Nexus housing
Ikelite strobes
24mm lens

C├ęsar Gutierrez Boneo

10/4/2008
Acapulco Guerrero, Mexico
Isla La Roqueta

JVC GZ-MG70U camcorder
Ikelite Housing
Without lights

4:36-minute video

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