Category Archives: underwater

Hawaiian Lizard Fish, Synodus binotatus aka Two Spot Lizard Fish. Underwater photography is extremely challenging. For this photo I was swimming between reefs at a dive site called “Marty’s Reef” off the coast of Maui when I spotted two Lizard Fish hanging out on the rubble bottom. To photograph fish you have to look well […]

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I have been going to the Monterey Bay Aquarium since it opened in 1984 and never tire of the fantastic exhibits that show what life is like under the ocean off the California coast. The “Drifters Gallery” just re-opened July 2, 2011 after a makeover. This is my favorite spot to take photographs at the […]

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This fish makes its home in deep water within the branches of black coral.They are relatively rare and difficult to photograph since they are camera shy. Every time the flash goes off, the Long nose hawkfish would dart to a new spot in the black coral. This one was found 110 feet underwater at the […]

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In January a dive shop owner in Maui was chatting with a friend who had been fishing and was complaining about “fish hiding under a wing”. This caught the divers attention and soon with GPS coordinates in hand and well kept secret off shores of Maui was out. A World War II era Helldiver aircrat […]

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I started diving the waters near my home off the California coast some 20 years ago and have always been fascinated by the oceans greatest predator, the Great white shark. Diving in the waters of Northern California you are keenly aware of the presence of White sharks in our ocean. White shark attacks on people […]

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