May 11, 2015

White-spotted Rose Anemone Gayle Van Leer

Point Loma
60 feet

White-spotted Rose Anemone
Urticina lofotensis

Sony DSC-RX100
Nauticam housing
Beneath The Surface frame/tray with flex arms
Continuous lighting with two Sola lights

Amphissa versicolor eggs Merry Passage

Palos Verdes
Little Reef
50 feet

Egg capsules of the snail
Amphissa versicolor

Nikon D700
Dual Ikelite DS-161 strobes
Nikon 105mm lens
f/45, 1/160, ISO 200

Kellet's Whelks and eggs Clint Crowe

Mission Bay
21 feet

Kellet's Whelks and eggs (foreground)
Kelletia kelletii

Canon G11

Guadalupe Cardinalfish Cary Humphries

San Clemente Island
Pyramid Cove
60 feet

Guadalupe Cardinalfish
Apogon guadalupensis

GoPro 3 Hero
Big Blue 2800 lighting

Sargassum horneri Gene Shabinaw

Catalina Island
Eagle Reef
45 feet

A diver swims through the invasive seaweed
Sargassum horneri

Canon 7D
Nauticam housing with a Zen mini 4" dome
Dual Ikelite 160 strobes
Tokina 10-17mm fisheye lens

Scythe Butterflyfish Roger Carlson

Catalina Island
Rock Quarry
55 feet

Scythe Butterflyfish
Chaetodon falcifer

Olympus OMD EM5
Nauticam housing
Sola 3000 video light
Panasonic 8mm lens

Octopus Weiwei Gao

La Jolla Shores
50 feet

A very small octopus on a pair of sunglasses
Octopus sp.

Canon Elph 300

Turbot Brian Herold

La Jolla Shores
Main Wall

Either a Spotted Turbot or a C-O Sole
Pleuronichthys sp.

Olympus TG-2
Sola 800

La Jolla Cliffs Roger Uzun

La Jolla Cove
+85 feet

Sea Lions and Cormorants on the cliffs

DJI Phantom 3 Quadcopter

Fish and a Jelly Jonathan Lavan

Whole Shebang
60 feet

Fish hiding on a jelly

Nikon D300
Ikelite 160 strobes on full
Sola 800 focus light
60mm lens
f/10, 1/200, ISO 200

Dendronotus subramosus Kevin Lee

Palos Verdes
Little Reef
45 feet

Dendronotus subramosus

Nikon D800
Dual YS-D1 strobes

Okenia rosacea Heather Lippert

Point Loma
Three Fingers Reef
65 feet

Hopkin's Rose
Okenia rosacea

Nikon S1
Dual strobes

MacFarland's Chromodorid Skip Greenhoe

Point Loma
Three Fingers

MacFarland's Chromodorid
Felimida macfarlandi

Canon T1i
Sea & Sea housing
Sea & Sea YS-110a strobes
f/16, 1/160

Chestnut Cowry Phil Garner

Palos Verdes
Little Reef

Chestnut Cowry laying eggs
Cypraea spadicea

Nikon D700
f/22, 1/250