Photos of the Week #15

August 1, 2005

Divebums Photos of the Week is not a competition. Any Southern California underwater photographer may submit one photo taken the previous week to be included in the Photos of the Week. For details or to submit a photo, please click here.

Todd Warshaw

La Jolla Shores
North Wall

Moray Eel
Gymnothorax mordax

Jan Larson

Laguna Beach
North Crescent Bay
Deadman's Reef

Bat Stars
Asterina miniata

Purple-stripe Jelly
Chrysaora colorata

Oly 7070
Macro Setting

Bat stars devour a jelly.

Jennifer Ayers

Stillwater Cove

Blue-line Chiton
Tonicella undocaerulea

Sony Cybershot DSC-P150

Ann Marie McCann

Anacapa Island

California Sea Lions
Zalophus californianus

Olympus 5060

Kevin Lee

Sea of Cortez
Baja California, Mexico
Bahia de los Angeles
Isla Alcatraz

Pacific Seahorse
(Caballito del Pacifico)
Hippocampus ingens

Olympus C-5060
YS-90DX and YS-15 (slave) strobes

Steve Gardner

La Jolla Shores
Secret Garden

Barred Sand Bass
Paralabrax nebulifer

Olympus C5050Z
Ikelite Housing
Two Ikelite DS 50 Strobes
Supermacro, ISO 100, f8, 1/100sec

Margaret Webb

Palos Verdes
Wreck of the Avalon

Roger Carlson

Olympus c5050
Ikelite ds 125 strobe X 2
f1.8, 1/60

"I just got an Inon WA lens and I was out playing with it this weekend at the wreck of the Avalon."

Peter Corliss

Laguna Beach
Shaw's Cove

Playing Peek-a-Boo with an octopus

Frame grab from video shot using a Sony DCR-PC110 w/Sea&Sea housing - ambient light

Rick Ramsey

US/Mexican Border
USS Hogan

Honeycomb Rockfish
Sebastes umbrosus

Olympus Stylus 300
PT-016 Housing

Jim Lyle

Palos Verdes
Wreck of the Avalon

Furry Hermit
Paguristes ulreyi

Oly 5050/PT-015
Dual DS-125 strobes
f8, 1/250 sec, ISO 64

Dan Scanderbeg

La Jolla Shores
North Wall

California Scorpionfish
Scorpaena guttata

Canon A95
Canon housing
Internal strobe
f3.2, 1/60

Aaron Simmons

Laguna Beach
Crescent Bay
Seal Rock

Tylodina fungina

Skeleton Shrimp
Caprella sp.

Canon A70
Ambient light

Renee Gallo

San Clemente Island
West Pyramid

Sea Cucumber

Oly C-5060
Internal flash

f3.2, 1/40 sec

Terry Strait

La Jolla Shores

Juvenile Wolf Eel
Anarrhichthys ocellatus

Olympus 4040z
Ikelite Housing
Single DS 50 slaved to a
manual controller
f4.0, 1/50th, manual spot focus

Mark Chapman

La Jolla Cove

Hypsypops rubicundus

Nikon D-70
60mm lens
f8, 1/100

Previous Weeks:

July 25, 2005

July 18, 2005

July 11, 2005

July 5, 2005

June 27, 2005

June 20, 2005

June 13, 2005

June 6, 2005

May 31, 2005

May 23, 2005

May 16, 2005

May 9, 2005

May 2, 2005

April 25, 2005