December 17, 2012

Jim Lobb

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Marietta Islands

Diodon holocanthus

Canon G12
Internal flash

Herb Gruenhagen

La Jolla Shores
North Wall

Juvenile Octopus
Octopus sp.

on a Market Squid egg case
Doryteuthis opalescens

Sea & Sea DX-2G
Internal flash

Jim Rosenberg

Point Loma
90 feet

The nudibranch
Tritonia festiva

Canon T3i
Nauticam housing
Dual Inon Z-240 strobes
60mm macro w/ Inon 165 wet closeup lens
f/22, 1/160, ISO 200

Margaret Webb

Palos Verdes
Wreck of the Avalon
80 feet

School of Blacksmith
Chromis punctipinnis

Nikon D200
Dual DS-125 strobes
Tamron 17-50mm lens

Steve Murvine

La Jolla Shores
Vallecitos Point
60 feet

Bluebanded Goby
Lythrypnus dalli

Canon G9
Ikelite housing
DS-125 and DS-161 strobes
Sola 800 focus light with the red light on low power ("important because the goby wasn't scared away by the red light! it!")

Gayle Van Leer

Point Loma
90 feet

Yellow Zoanthids
Parazoanthus lucificum

Sony DSC-RX100
Nauticam housing
Continuous lighting with a Sola 1200

Tracy Clark

La Jolla Shores

An Armina
Armina californica

feeding on a Sea Pansy
Renilla koellikeri

while a shrimp catches a ride
Heptacarpus sp.

Nikon D200
60mm lens with 1.4x teleconverter