Photos of the Week #194

January 5, 2009

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Steve Christenson

Key Largo, Florida
Spiegel Grove

French Angelfish
Pomacanthus paru

Canon SD870IS
Sea & Sea YS-27DX strobe

Terry Strait

La Jolla Shores
Main Wall

Snubnose Sculpin
Orthonopias triacis

Nikon D40x

Scott McGee

Point Loma Kelp
Near Broomtail Reef
30 feet

Proliferating Anemone
Epiactis prolifera

on Kelp
Macrocystis pyrifera

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

Mike Bartick

Catalina Island

Noumeaella rubrofasciata

Nikon D300
Dual Ikelite strobes
60mm with 1.4 teleconverter

Allison Vitsky

La Jolla Shores
Above the Main Wall
45 feet

Angel Shark eye
Squatina californica

Canon 20D
Dual Ikelite DS125 strobes
60mm lens
Macro Mate diopter

Tracy Clark

La Jolla Shores

A Painted Greenling pair
Oxylebius pictus

Nikon D70s
60mm lens

Kim Mitchell

La Jolla Shores
35 feet

Octopus sp.

Sand Dollars
Dendraster excentricus

Canon PowerShot 880

Brenda Bridgett

La Jolla Shores
Main Wall

Yellowfin Fringehead
Neoclinus stephensae

Canon A570is
Internal flash

Herb Gruenhagen

La Jolla Shores
Main Wall

Blackeye Goby eating squid bait
Coryphopterus nicholsi

Sony VX1000
Dual UK Light-cannons

Cynthia Velazquez

Baja California Sur, Mexico

Gray Whale
Eschrichtius robustus

Olympus Stylus 725

Shauna McGillvray

La Jolla Shores
60 feet

Hermissenda crassicornis

Canon A570IS
Internal Flash

John Duddy

Scripps Canyon
Sumner Branch
115 feet

Chromodoris macfarlandi

Canon SD1100
Internal flash

Matt Cerezo

La Jolla
Marine Room
50 feet

California Spiny Lobster
Panulirus interruptus

Sealife DC600
Sealife Digital Strobe

Walter Heim

Point Loma
Ancient Sea Cliffs
Train Wheels

Juvenile Bocaccio
Sebastes paucispinis

Panasonic Lumix TZ5
Epoque video light

Brian McHugh

Monterey Bay
Metridium Field
50 feet

White-plumed Anemones
Metridium farcimen

Olympus E-520
Olympus housing
YS110 and YS110a strobes in ttl mode
14-54mm lens at 14mm
f/2.8, 1/60, -1.0 EV

Kevin Lee

Point Loma
Ancient Sea Cliffs
Train Wheels

Blue-ring Top Snail
Calliostoma annulatum

Nikon D200
Dual YS-110 strobes

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