Photos of the Week #16

August 8, 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.

Tracy Clark

La Jolla Shores

Dendronotus iris
and eggs

Olympus 770
Olympus flash

Randy Sysol

Los Coronados
Lobster Shack

Two-spot Octopus
Octopus bimaculatus, or
Octopus bimaculoides

(Note the blue spot below the siphon.)

Olympus C-5050
Internal strobe

"Picture does not give scale, but this octopus was about three feet, tip to tip, biggest I've personally seen here in So. Cal."

Margaret Webb

Palos Verdes Estates
Buchannan's Reef

Delonovolva aequalis

Olympus c5050
Dual Ikelite ds125 strobes
Stacked macro lenses

Dave McNair

La Jolla Shores

Swimming Crab
Portunus xantusii

Laurel Valker

Oil Rig Eureka

Pink-mouth Hydroid
Tubularia crocea

Oly C5050
Internal flash
PT-015 housing

Terry Strait

Mission Beach
Wreck Alley
HMCS Yukon

Plumose Sea Anemone
Metridium senile

Olympus 4040z
Ikelite Housing
Single DS 50

f3.6, 1/80th, manual mode, external strobe at 3.5

Jennifer Ayers

Scripps Canyon

Aeolidia papillosa

Rick Ramsey

Camp Verde, Arizona
Out of Africa Wildlife Park

Basking Tiger Shark

Peter McGuinness

La Jolla Shores
Above Secret Garden

Sarcastic Fringehead
Neoclinus blanchardi

Canon a75
Internal Strobe

Steve Murvine

Los Coronados
North Island

Hypsypops rubicundus

Olympus 3.2 megapixel

Dan Scanderbeg

La Jolla Shores

Santa Barbara Janolus
Janolus barbarensis

(Do you see the scallop??)

Canon A95
Canon housing
Internal strobe
f3.5, 1/60

Dean Uyeda

Mission Beach
Wreck Alley
NOSC Tower

Plumose Sea Anemone
Metridium senile

Kevin Lee

Oil Rig Elly

Explosion of life on an oil rig beam.

Olympus C-5060
YS-90DX and YS-15 strobes

Matt Gieselman

La Jolla Shores
South Wall

Red Octopus
Octopus rubescens

Canon SD500
Internal Strobe

Previous Weeks:

August 1, 2005

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