Photos of the Week #3

May 9, 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.

Debbie Karimoto

San Clemente Island
Fish Hook

Juvenile Garibaldi
Hypsypops rubicundus

Olympus 5050 with an Inon D-180 strobe

F-stop: 4.0

1/100 sec

focal length: 15.9 mm

Rick Anderson

La Jolla Canyon

Poacher, probably

Pygmy Poacher
Odontopyxis trispinosa

Kevin Lee

Laguna Beach
Shaw's Cove

Rockpool Blenny
Hypsoblennius gilberti

Olympus C-5060, with YS-90DX Strobe

On seeing this skittish blenny swim into a hiding hole, I decided to set up my rig and lay seige for this shot.

Rick Ramsey

Scripps Canyon
Sumner Branch

White-spotted Porostome
Doriopsilla albopunctata

Yellow-spotted Cadlina
Cadlina flavomaculata


Olympus Stylus 300 with PT-016 housing

Richard Girouard

Point Loma Kelp

Hermissenda crassicornis

Sony Cybershot DSC-T1 in the Sony housing

Terry Strait

San Clemente Island
Little Flower

California Spiny Lobster
Panulirus interruptus

California Moray
Gymnothorax mordax

Lobster and a moray share a cleaning station.

C4040z, Ikelite Hoousing
DS50 Strobe
f6.3, 1/60th, ISO 100


Previous Weeks:

May 2, 2005

April 25, 2005