Photos of the Week #257

March 22, 2010

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In loving memory

Brett F. Moore
June 1940 – March 2010

This Photos of the Week is dedicated to the memory of Brett F. Moore (right), father of Divebums founder John H. Moore (left), who died recently after a 15-month battle with leukemia.

His incredible spirit and joy in life will be missed.

Steve Gardner

La Jolla Shores
55 feet

Juvenile California Sheephead
Semicossyphus pulcher

Parchment Tube Worm tubes
Chaetopterus sp.

Nikon D70
Dual strobes

Kevin Lee

Anacapa Island

A hermit crab
Phimochirus californiensis

Nikon D300
Dual Inon Z-240 strobes

Shauna McGillivray

La Jolla Shores
Main Wall
60 feet

Sarcastic Fringehead
Neoclinus blanchardi

Canon A570IS
Internal flash

Gayle Van Leer

Point Loma
Ancient Sea Cliffs
80 feet

Hermissenda crassicornis

on a cup coral

Sony T900
Sony housing
Internal flash

Walter Heim

Point Loma
Seven Fathoms
55 feet

Blackeye Goby
Coryphopterus nicholsi

on an orange sponge

Panasonic Lumix TZ5
Single Tusa TUL-300 light

Stuart Berryhill

Catalina Island
Rock Quarry
50 feet

Kelp Rockfish
Sebastes atrovirens

Olympus FE-360
Single YS-60 strobe

Spencer Tuck

Antarctic Peninsula

Slideshow of 12 photos.
See all trip photos.

Canon 50D
Ikelite housing
Ikelite DS125 and DS160 strobes
60mm lens

Mark Pidcoe

La Jolla Shores

The last moments of a Jack Mackerel
Trachurus symmetricus

and an Angel Shark
Squatina californica

Sea & Sea DX750G
Intova ISS2000 strobe

Dave Rudie

Central Point Loma
50 feet

Purple Sea Urchins
Strongylocentrotus purpuratus

devouring a kelp holdfast
Macrocystis pyrifera

Olympus SP350
Inon wide angle lens
Inon strobe

Brian McHugh

La Jolla Shores
70 feet

Sarcastic Fringehead
Neoclinus blanchardi

Olympus E-520
YS110 and YS110a strobes
50mm lens
Epoch wet lens
f/16, 1/180, ISO 100

Steve Murvine

Point Loma
100 feet

Tritonia festiva

Canon G-9
Ikelite DS-125 ttl strobe
Inon macro wet lens

Frédéric Pache

La Jolla Shores
60 feet

Juvenile California Scorpionfish
Scorpaena guttata

Canon Powershot G10
Ikelite housing
Ikelite DS160 strobe
f/4, 1/60, ISO 200

Brett Tischler

La Jolla Shores

Miniature Spinyhead Shrimp
Mesocrangon munitella

on a Sand Dollar
Dendraster excentricus

Nikon D300S
Dual YS-250 strobes
60mm macro lens
Sea & Sea wet +8 diopter

Brenda Bridgett

La Jolla Shores

Juvenile Sarcastic Fringehead
Neoclinus blanchardi

Canon A570
Internal flash

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