Photos of the Week #12

July 11, 2005

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Todd Warshaw

7/10/2005 Night
La Jolla Shores

Sarcastic Fringehead
Neoclinus blanchardi

Steve Gardner

La Jolla Shores
Near Fringehead City

Yellow Crab
Cancer anthonyi

Olympus 5050Z
Ikelite Housing
two DS 50 Strobes
Super Macro
F8, 1/100th sec., ISO 100

Peter Brueggeman

Mission Beach
Wreck Alley
HMCS Yukon

Very large school of small fish, perhaps

Juvenile Shortbelly Rockfish
Sebastes jordani

Olympus 8080

Jim Lyle

Palos Verdes Estates
Buchannan's Reef

Monterey Dorid
Doris montereyensis

Oly c5050
dual DS-125 strobes
Inon macro lens adapter
f8, 1/250, ISO 64

Terry Strait

Middle America

Great Plains Toad
Bufo cognatus

"While landlocked for the holiday, I found many sometimes aquatic toads to photograph. My family now thinks I am truly insane."

Camera Oly4040z
internal flash
1/50th, f10

Rick Ramsey

La Jolla Shores
North Wall

Black Sea Nettle
Chrysaora achlyos

Olympus Stylus 300
PT-016 Housing

Renee Gallo

Catalina Island
Africa Cove

Surf Grass
Phyllospadix torreyi

Olympus C-5060
Natural Light

Steve Murvine

Point Loma
Ancient Sea Cliffs

Fried Egg Jellyfish
Phacellophora camtschatica

3.2 megapixel Olympus
no strobe

Kevin Lee

Laguna Beach
Cress Street Beach

Horn Shark
Heterodontus francisci

Oly C-5060
dual YS-90DX strobes

Dan Scanderbeg

La Jolla Shores
Secret Garden

Sarcastic Fringehead
Neoclinus blanchardi

Canon A95 with Canon housing and internal flash
f 2.8, 1/60

Margaret Webb

Palos Verdes Estates
Buchannan's Reef

Hermissenda crassicornis

Olympus c5050
dual Ikelite ds 125 strobes
f8, 1/2000
two stacked inon macro lenses

Dave Beadle

7/7/2005 Night
La Jolla Shores
Near North Wall

California Halibut
Paralichthys californicus

Olympus C730
Ikelite Housing
DS50 strobe
F5.6, 1/100 sec, ISO 100, focal length 38mm

Jan Larson

Oil Rig Ellen

Purple-striped Jelly
Chrysaora colorata

"This photo was taken at 124' depth off the Oil Rig Ellen. There were numerous jellies that were litterally wrapped around the pilings of the rigs. The dome of the jelly measured approximately 24" in diameter with a mane [oral arms] of 20 feet or better."

Previous Weeks:

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