Photos of the Week #19

August 29, 2005

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Richard Girouard

Point Loma Kelp
Three Fingers Reef

Olympus 8080
Ikelite housing
Ikelite substrobe DS-50 on a syncord

Margaret Webb

Santa Monica
Wreck of the Star of Scotland

Giant Sea Bass
Stereolepis gigas

Olympus c5050
Two Ikelite ds 125 strobes
Inon WA lens

Tracy Clark

La Jolla Shores

Bat Ray
Myliobatis californica

Olympus 770
Olympus housed flash

Renee Gallo

Baja California Sur
La Paz
La Reinita

Glossodoris sedna

Olympus C-5060

Steve Gardner

La Jolla Shores
Main Wall

Blackeye Goby
Coryphopterus nicholsi

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

Mark Pidcoe

La Jolla Cove

Purple-striped Jelly
Chrysaora colorata

"We had finished the dive and were headed back into the beach. After fighting our way through a bunch of lose kelp, I spotted this guy just hanging out. Didn't even have to remove my camera from it's lanyard connection on my BC to get the photo. Got lucky again..."

Rick Ramsey

Scripps Canyon

McFarland's Chromodorid
Chromodoris mcfarlandi

Olympus Stylus 300
PT-016 Housing
Macro w/flash

Dan Zoglio

La Jolla Cove
Buoy A

Giant Keyhole Limpet
Megathura crenulata

Pixtreme Camera w/flash

Debbie Karimoto

La Jolla Shores

Righteye Flounder, perhaps

Hornyhead Turbot
Pleuronichthys verticalis

Olympus 5050 with an
Inon D-180 strobe
f/5.6, 1/125, ISO 100

Dean Uyeda

Point Loma Kelp
Ancient Sea Cliffs

Tritonia festiva

on Red Gorgonian
Lophogorgia chilensis

Dan Scanderbeg

Los Coronados

California Moray
Gymnothorax mordax

Red Rock Shrimp
Lysmata californica

Chestnut Cowry
Cypraea spadicea

Canon A95
Canon housing
f 2.8, 1/60

Todd Warshaw

Off Anacapa Island
Underwater Island

Crowned Sea Urchin
Centrostephanus coronatus

Tom Byrnes

San Clemente Island
Fish Hook Point

Hypsypops rubicundus

Sea&Sea Motomarine
200ASA Kodak print film
Ambient light
f5.6, Focal Length 1M

[Note: print film photos aren't necessarily from the past week, but from the last roll(s) of film.]

Jennifer Ayers

Anacapa Island

Bat Ray
Myliobatis californica

Garry McCarthy

La Jolla Shores
Way North Wall

Serpulid Worm
Serpula vermicularis

Nikon 8008s
Subal Housing
Dual Strobes
Kodak E100VS Film

Terry Strait

Moro Bay, California

Annual Guys Camping trip to Central California

Not much in the way of diving here, but the kayaking with the sea otters was cool and there were seals and sea lions and dolphins to keep us company as we paddled along.

Kevin Lee

Catalina Island
Johnson's Rock

Hypsypops rubicundus

Feeding on a

Purple-striped Jelly
Chrysaora colorata

Olympus C-5060
FL-20 Flash & YS-15 slave strobe

Dave McNair

Catalina Island
Bird Rock

Juvenile sea star on a blade of kelp

Nikon Coolpix 4100
Internal flash

Steve Murvine

Point Loma Kelp
Ancient Sea Cliffs

Odhner's Dorid
Doris odhneri

Olympus 3.2 megapixel

Rod Tuttle

Los Coronados
Lobster Shack

Shanish Shawl laying eggs
Flabellina iodinea

Olympus C7070
Internal flash

Previous Weeks:

August 22, 2005

August 15, 2005

August 8, 2005

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