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Underwater Photo Location: Anacapa Island, CA

Underwater Photo Location: Anacapa Island, CA

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Gotta love the Channel Islands! Bugs, nudis, kelp, fish, sea lions, harbor seals, and otters.
Facts about Anacapa Island, CA
  • It is in United States
  • Anacapa Island, CA is in the Pacific.
  • The typical depth is 0-30 Metres 0-100 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 3-10 Metres 10-30 Feet.
Dive Operators - United States
  1. Explorer Ventures
  2. Sunset Divers
  3. Truk Lagoon Dive Center
  4. Aqua Hut Dive & Travel Services
  5. Great Adventures Diveshop
  6. Sand Dollar
  7. South Pacific Island Travel
  8. Island & Cruise Adventure Inc.
  9. Reservation Services Int. Inc.
  10. Aggressor Fleet
  11. Livewell Ventures
  12. Roatan Charter Inc.
  13. Atlantis Dive Center, Inc.
  14. Kids Sea Camp
  15. Caribbean Adventures
  16. Travel Masters
  17. Aqua Dreams Travel, Inc.
  18. Maduro Dive Fanta-Seas
  19. Neal Watson's Undersea Adventures
  20. Mid-Altantic Scuba Center
  21. Pro Dive
  22. Billbeard's Costa Rica
  23. Underwater Safaris
  24. Scuba North
  25. Seasport Divers Hawaii
  26. Ocean Concepts
  27. Smoky Mountain Divers
  28. Abyss Dive Center
  29. Amoray Dive Resort
  30. Kona Honu Divers
  31. Openwater Habitat
  32. Reef Trekkers Hawaii
  33. Scuba Shack
  34. Chris Sawyer Diving Center
  35. Rex Dive Center
  36. Dive Vacations By Occidental
  37. Bahia Tours Inc.
  38. The Ski & Scuba Connection
  39. Buddy Dive Resort
  40. Caradonna Caribbean Tours
  41. Island Dreams Travel
  42. Kona Coast Divers Hawaii
  43. Maui Dive Shop Hawaii
  44. Peter Hughes Diving Inc.
  45. Sail Dive Yacht
  46. 1St Spice Divers
  47. 3 Little Devils
  48. Adventure Water Sports
  49. Alpha Marine And Diving
  50. Aquarius Dive & Travel
  51. Aquatic Perceptions
  52. Beneath The Sea
  53. Broadreach Summer Adventures For Teenagers
  54. Discovery Diving Co.
  55. Dive Kauai Scuba Center
  56. Diver Down Dive Charters
  57. Kellys On The Bay & Aqua-Nut Divers
  58. Lady Cyana Divers
  59. Lady-Go-Dive Charters
  60. Laguna Sea Sports
  61. Lake Ouachita Dive Center
  62. Lighthouse Dive Ctr
  63. Looe Key Reef Resort & Dive Center
  64. Rocky Mountain Scuba Club
  65. Silent World Dive Center
  66. Splash Dive Ctr Inc
  67. Treasure Cove Watersports Inc
  68. Maui Scuba Diving
  69. Reef Fantaseas
  70. Divi Resorts
  71. alwaysstock
  72. Angelfish Foundation
  73. Reel Eaxy Charters
  74. Reef Rainforest
  75. Florida Public Archaeology Network
  76. Florida Public Archaeology Network
  77. H2O Tours, Inc.
  78. Aqua Sport
  79. Ocean Master
  80. Learning Through Travel, Inc.
  81. Shark Diving International
  82. Pro Dive
  83. Solmar V
  84. Travel Masters
  85. Kona Village Resort
  86. Waikiki Diving
  87. Jack's Diving Locker
  88. Catalyst Caribbean Adventures
  89. Trimarine Boat Company
  90. Dive Maui/Hawaiian Rafting Adventures
  91. Dive & Sea Sports
  92. Spree Expeditions, Inc.
  93. Scuba Travel Ventures
  94. Great Expeditions Travel
  95. PWD
  96. Innerspace Productions
  97. the MANTA
  98. Ocean Presence Technologies
  99. YDI Scuba
  100. World Resorts of Distinction
  101. Aua-Trek USA
  102. Miss Scuba
  103. Dolphin Destiny Adventures
  104. South Seas Adventures
  105. Oceana
  106. Dream Weaver Travel
  107. Maduro Dive
  108. Caradonna Dive Adventures
  109. Den Laman Condominiums
  110. Scubaocity.com
  111. Neal Watson's Undersea Adventures
  112. Bahia Tours Inc.
  113. Best Western Crystal River Resort
  114. Travel Network
  115. Lost Coast Excursions
  116. Live Well Ventures Travel Services
  117. Agressor Fleet
  118. Blue Lagoon Cruises Ltd
  119. Caradonna Dive Adventures
  120. Caribbean Adventures/World Dive Adventures
  121. Deep Blue Divers
  122. Go Diving!
  123. Proprietor
  124. Juliet Sailing and Diving
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by Kip Nead
The great leap! This Sea Hare seemed very optimistic about this jump. Anacapa Island, CA. D200, Sea & Sea housing with YS-90 strobe.

by Kip Nead
This comb jelly conveniently drifted by during a safety stop at one of our dives off Anacapa Island. Nikon D200, Sea & Sea Housing, YS-90 Strobe.

by Douglas Klug
The Angler's Dream A Calico, or Kelp Bass. A prized and tasty game fish from the kelp forest at Anacapa Island. Image taken with Canon Digital Rebel and 60mm f/2.8 lens in Ikelite housing. Shot at f/3.2 and 1/80 second.

by Douglas Klug
New Growth. Kelp at Anacapa Island. Image shot with Canon Digital Rebel and 10-22mm zoom in Ikelite Housing. Shot at f/7.1 and 1/160 second.

by Douglas Klug
California Moray. Image captured at Anacapa Island with a Canon Digital Rebel w/ 60mm f/2.8 lens in Ikelite housing and a single DS50 strobe. Shot at f/20 and 1/320 seconds.

by Douglas Klug
Tamara and the Treefish. A colorful Treefish and a diver at Anacapa Island, CA. Image captured with Canon Digital Rebel and 60mm f/2.8 lens in Ikelite Housing with DS50 strobe. Shot at f/2.8 and 1/80 second.

by Douglas Klug
Turbot on the rocks. A Turbot conceals itself against the rocks. Image captured with Canon Digital Rebel and 60mm f/2.8 lens in Ikelite Housing with natural light. Shot at f/4 and 1/125 seconds.

by Douglas Klug
Sealdance. One of my favorites, shot back in the late 90's at Anacapa Island. Shot with a Nikonos V and 15mm lens. Natural Light. f/5.6 at 1/80 seconds.

by Douglas Klug
Sea Lion in the Sun. A young Sea Lion at Anacapa Island. Taken with a Canon Digital Rebel and 10-22mm zoom in Ikelite Housing with Natural Light. Image taken at f/25 and 1/80 second.

by Douglas Klug
Bottom Feeder. A look at the business end of a large California Halibut at Anacapa Island. Taken with a Canon Digital Rebel with 10-22mm zoom in Ikelite Housing. Natural Light. Shot at f/5 and 1/125 seconds.

by Douglas Klug
Canopy. The kelp forest canopy on a clear day at Anacapa Island. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 10-22mm zoom in an Ikelite housing with Natural Light.

by Douglas Klug
Under Cover. A tiny juvenile kelpfish blends with kelp in the water column at Anacapa Island. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 60mm f/2.8 lens in and Ikelite housing using natural light at f/2.8 and 1/50 seconds.

by Douglas Klug
On the Kelp. A kelp snail cruises across a stalk of kelp. An old image from 2000, taken with a Nikonos V, SB105 strobe, 35mm w/ 1:3 close up using f/22 and 1/125 second. Shot at Anacapa Island.

by Douglas Klug
Surfacing Seal. A harbor seal dances in the clear, shallow waters at Anacapa Island. An old image from 2002, shot with a Nikonos V and 15mm lens. Shot at f/4 and 1/125 seconds.

by Douglas Klug
Master of the Forest. A Black Sea Bass (Giant Sea Bass) emerges from the kelp Forest at Anacapa Island. An old capture from 2004 using my Nikonos V and 15mm lens in natural light. Shot at f/4 and 1/60 seconds.

by Douglas Klug
Sunflare. A glimpse of the sun through the kelp forest at Anacapa Island from 2001. Shot with a Nikonos V and 15mm lens in natural light at f/5.6 and 1/80 second.

by Douglas Klug
Tiny and Bright. A two inch juvenile treefish shows its brilliant yellow stripes. Taken with a Canon Digital Rebel and 60mm f/2.8mm in Ikelite Housing with single DS50 strobe. Shot at f/18 and 1/320 second.

by Douglas Klug
Tiny Teeth. This "thumb sized" juvenile Moray Eel hides behind urchins at Anacapa Island. Taken with a Canon Digital Rebel and 60mm f/2.8 lens in Ikelite Housing with single DS50 strobe. Shot at f/22 and 1/125 seconds.

by Douglas Klug
Snug Fish. A gopher rockfish hides while wrapped in a leaf of kelp at Anacapa Island. Taken with a Canon Digital Rebel and 10-22mm zoom in Ikelite Housing with Natural Light. Shot at f/6.3 and 1/60 second.

by Douglas Klug
Lipstick. An adult Treefish hovers off the bottom at Anacapa Island. Taken with a Canon Digital Rebel XT with 60mm f/2.8 lens in Ikelite housing in natural light. Shot at f/2.8 and 1/320 seconds.

by Douglas Klug
Blue Water Play. Sea Lions streaking through blue water off Anacapa Island. Image captured with Canon Digital Rebel and 10-22mm zoom in Ikelite Housing with natural light. Shot at f/11 and 1/160 second.

by Douglas Klug
Fearless. A very large torpedo ray (Pacific Electric Ray) cruises without fear over the sand bottom at Anacapa Island. Taken with a Canon Digital Rebel in an Ikelite Housing with natural light. Shot at f/4 and 1/100 second.

by Douglas Klug
Purple Tinker. A crevice spider crab taking refuge behind urchins on the reef. Shot with a Canon digital rebel and 60mm f2.8 lens in an Ikelite Housing with a single DS50 strobe. Shot taken at f/22 and 1/320 second.

by Douglas Klug
hide and seek. A seal peaks out from over the rock reef at Anacapa Island, CA. Image captured with a Canon Digital Rebel and 10-22mm zoom in Ikelite Housing with Natural Light. Shot at f/4 and 1/50 seconds.

by Douglas Klug
Death by Starfish. An ochre star makes a meal out of an urchin on the reef. Takenwith a Canon Digital Rebel with 60mm f/2.8 lens in an ikelite housing with a single DS50 strobe. Shot at f/16 and 1/160 second.

by Douglas Klug
No Sharks Here! A sea of sea lions greets divers at Anacapa Island. Image taken with a Canon Digital Rebel and 10-22mm zoom in Ikelite Housing with natural light. Shot at f/4.5 and 1/100 seconds.

by Douglas Klug
California Color. A garibaldi cruises past a gorgonian. Image captured with a Canon Digital Rebel and 10-22mm zoom in Ikelite Housing with natural light. Shot at f/7.1 and 1/60 seconds.

by Douglas Klug
Seal in the sun. A Harbor seal baking in the sunrays at Anacapa Island. Image captured back in the mid-1990's using my old Nikonos V with a 15mm lens and natural light. Shot at f/5.6 and 1/80 seconds.

by Douglas Klug
Brilliant Beauty. A Spanish Shawl nudibranch on the kelp at Anacapa. Taken with a Canon Digital Rebel and 60mm f2.8 lens in Ikelite Housing with single DS50 strobe. Shot at f/22 and 1/320 second.

by Douglas Klug
Leading ahead. A school of baitfish emerges over the top of the kelp forest in this old capture from 2002 using my Nikonos V and a 15mm lens. Natural Light. Shot at f/4 and 1/60 seconds.

by Douglas Klug
Flat Camoflouge. A large halibut waits for prey while buried in the sand at Anacapa Island. Image shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 10-22mm zoom in an Ikelite Housing. Natural Light. Shot at f/7.1 and 1/80 second.

by Douglas Klug
Giant in the Kelp. A black sea bass at Anacapa Island. An old capture from 2001 with my Nikonos V and 15mm lens in natural light. Shot at f/4 and 1/60 seconds.

by Douglas Klug
Curiosity. A Harbor seal at Anacapa Island. Image taken with a Canon Digital Rebel w/ 10-22mm lens in Ikelite Housing w/ natural light. Shot at f/5.6 and 1/80 second.

by Douglas Klug
Twist. New growth kelp rises towards the sun. Image captured with a Canon Digital Rebel with 60mm lens in an Ikelite Housing. Shot at f/2.8 and 1/125 seconds with Natural Light.

by Douglas Klug
Peek. A Grass Rockfish peeks up from behind a rock on the reef at Anacapa Island. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 6mm f/2.8 lens in Ikelite Housing with two DS51 strobes. Taken at f/20 and 1/250 seconds.

by Douglas Klug
A spanish shawl nudibranch at Anacapa Island. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 60mm f/2.8 lens in an Ikelite Housing with Dual DS51 strobes. Image captured at f/18 and 1/250 second.

by Douglas Klug
Nemesis. The infamous blue-banded goby... they never hold still for long. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 60mm f/2.8 lens in Ikelite Housing with Dual DS51 strobes. Image taken at f/16 and 1/250 second.

by Douglas Klug
Hairy. A crevice spider crab hides on the reef at Anacapa Island. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 60mm f/2.8 lens in an Ikelite Housing with dual DS51 strobes. Shot at f/14 and 1/250 seconds.

by Douglas Klug
Welcome to California. The "signature" garibaldi. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 60mm f/2.8 lens in Ikelite Housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Saying Hi! A Calico Bass hovering in the kelp foresst. Taken with a Canon Digital Rebel in Ikelite Housing with 60mm f/2.8 lens in natural light.

by Douglas Klug
Warming Water. A Calico Bass becomes more active as the summer water warms. Shot with an Canon Digital Rebel with a 60mm f2.8 lens in an Ikelite Housing. Natural Light.

by Douglas Klug
My what nice teeth... A pacific Moray on the reef at Anacapa Island. Image shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 60mm f/2.8 lens in Ikelite Housing with a single DS50 strobe.

by Douglas Klug
Blue and Gold. Warm water at Anacapa Island, and the ever popular Garibaldi. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel in an Ikelite Housing with a 60mm lens and dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Spring Appearance. The Calico bass become more active with the warming water at Anacapa Island. Taken with a Canon Digital Rebel in and Ikelite Housing with a 60mm f/2.8 lens in natural light.

by Douglas Klug
Home Sweet Home. An Island Kelpfish living in an old scallop shell at Anapapa island. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel in Ikelite Housing using a 60mm f/2.8 lens and dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Junior. The well known Sheephead Wrasse in its not-so-well-known tiny juvenile phase. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 60mm f/2.8 lens in an Ikelite Housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Gari says hi. A garibaldi at Anapcapa Island. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 60mm f/2.8 lens in an Ikelite Housing with natural light.

by Douglas Klug
Summer Water. Some wide-angle close up work on new-growth kelp. Shot with a Canon digitla Rebel and 10-22mm zoom in Ikelite Housing. Natural Light.

by Douglas Klug
Skittles. A tiny blue-banded goby takes refuge under an urchin. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 60mm f/2.8 lens in an Ikelite Housing with dual Ikelite DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Sea Thru. A tiny juvenile Giant Kelpfish hides well in the leaves of the Anacapa kelp forest. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 60mm f/2.8 lens in an Ikelite Housing. Natural Light.

by Douglas Klug
Skittles. A shy blue-banded goby on the reef at Anacapa Island. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 60mm f/2.8 lens and dual Ikelite DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Life Support. New growth of the kelp that supports all life on the reefs at Anacapa Island. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 60mm f/2.8 mm lens in natural light.

by Douglas Klug
Big Brother. A giant Black Sea Bass at Anacapa Island. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 10-22 zoom lens in an Ikelite Housing with Natural Light.

by Douglas Klug
Thunk. A large California Sheephead investigates my dome port in the thick kelp forest at Anacapa Island. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel in Ikelite Housing using a 10-22mm zoom lens and natural light.

by Douglas Klug
Sun Dancer. A California Sea Lion frolicks in the surf at Anacapa Island. Shot with a Canon digital rebel and 10-22mm zoom in Ikelite Housing using natural light.

by Douglas Klug
Best Buddies. A pair of Moray Eels peer out from their lair at Anacapa Island. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel in Ikelite Housing using 60mm f/2.8 lens and dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Feel like a Number. Spanish Mackeral schooling at Anacapa Island. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel in Ikelite Housing using 60mm f/2.8 lens and natural light.

by Douglas Klug
Good Start. The kelp forest at Anacapa Island, health and calm. Shot with a Canon Digital rebel in an Ikelite Housing using 10-22mm zoom and natural light at 1/125 seconds f/4.5.

by Douglas Klug
Greedy? Two California Moray Eels square off over a bit of urchin. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 60mm f/2.8 lens in Ikelite Housing with Dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
striped surprise. This tiny zebra goby hides on the reef at Anacapa Island. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 60mm f/2.8 lens in Ikelite Housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Anacapa Seascape. A red gorgonian against the backdrop of the kelp forest at Anacapa Island. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 10-22mm zoom in Ikelite Housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Quick Peek. A harbor seal peers down after taking a breath at Anacapa Island. Shot with a canon digital rebel and 60mm f/2.8 lens in an Ikelite Housing with natural light.

by Douglas Klug
Anacapa Seascape II. A red gorgonian rests on the reef below the towering kelp forest at Anacapa Island. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel in an Ikelite Housing with 10-22mm zoom and dual Ikelite DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
California Jewel. A Garibaldi against the kelp forest at Anacapa Island. Shot with Canon Digital Rebel and 10-22mm zoom in Ikelite Housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
So Cal Splendor. A perfect day at Southern California's Channel Islands. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel in Ikelite Housing at f/9 and 1/250 seconds using a 10-22mm zoom lens and dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Tiny Freind. California moray eel with red rock shrimp at Anacapa island. Shot with a canon digital rebel and 60mm f/2.8 lens in Ikelite Housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Junior. A juveile Sheephead Wrasse. Shot with a canon Digital Rebel and 60mm f/2.8 lens in Ikelite Housing with Dual DS51 Strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Cali Color Blast. A Garibaldi along a wall of strawberry anenomes at Anacapa Island. Shot with Canon Digital Rebel and 10-22mm zoom in Ikelte Housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Color in California. A Garibaldi along side a colorful gorgonian on the kelp forest reef at Anacapa Island. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 10-22mm lens in an Ikelite Housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Morning on the Reef. Wide angle work with an anenome at Anacapa Island. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 10-22mm zoom in an Ikelite Housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Neon Cold. A Hermissenda nudibranch at Anacapa Island. Shot with Canon Digital Rebel with 60mm f/2.8 in Ikelite Housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Sleepy Shark. A hornshark rests on top of a reef in the kelp forest at Anacapa Island. Image taken with a Canon Digital Rebel and 10-22mm zoom in Ikelite Housing with natural light.

by Douglas Klug
The Calico Bass is one of the "signature" fish in the California Kelp Forests. Sought by anglers and spearfishers, they are hard to photograph. This image taken with a Canon Digital Rebel and 60mm f/2.8 lens in Ikelite Housing. Natural Light.

by Douglas Klug
Deep Reef Color. A Treefish drifts over a bed of Brittle Stars at Anacapa Island. Image taken with a Canon Digital Rebel and 60mm f/2.8 lens in Ikelite housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Pocket Octo. This tiny juvenile two-spot was shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 60mm f/2.8 macro in an Ikelite Housing using dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Sunlight on the Reef. An green sea anenome brilliantly light on a clear day at Anacapa Island, California.

by Douglas Klug
Curly Face. This juvenile Horn Shark made a great close-up for the 100mm f/2.8 macro and dual ds51 strobes on my Canon Digital Rebel.

by Douglas Klug
Safety. This black-eyed goby found a great hiding spot in an empty turban snail shell. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 100mm f/2.8 macro in Ikelite Housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
colorburst. A Hilton's Aeolid Nudibranch at Anacapa Island, California. Shot with a Canon digital rebel in Ikelite Housing with 60mm f/2.8 and dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Junior taking a nap. This juvenile horn shark from Anacapa Isalnd was small enough to capture with my macro lens. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 100mm f/2.8 macro in Ikelite Housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Hide and Seek. A two spot Octopus peers out of the shell where he has taken refuge. Taken with a Canon Digital Rebel and 100mm f/2.8 macro lens in Ikelite Housing with Dual Ikelite DS51 Strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Looking Up. A turbot in the sand flats at Anacapa Island. Taken with a Canon Digital Rebel and 60mm f/2.8 lens in Ikelite Housing with Dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Kelp Forest Color. A red anenome is framed by dark red gorgonians on the kelp forest reef. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 60mm f/2.8 lens in Ikelite Housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Coming out to play. This tiny juvenile two-spot octopus had taken refuge in an empty snail shell. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel XT in ikelite housing with dual DS51 strobes. With a quarter-sized body, I had the lens just inches away for the shot.

by Douglas Klug
A nap in the forest. This Giant Black Sea Bass was sleeping in a open chamber in the kelp forest at Anacapa Island. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel XT and 10-22mm zoom in Ikelite Housing and dual DS-51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Big Boy in the Kelp. A Giant Black Sea Bass emerges from a "room" in the kelp forest. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel XT and 10-22mm zoom in Ikelite Housing with Dual DS-51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Drifter in the Forest. A jelly drifts through the kelp forest water column. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 10-22mm zoom in Ikelite Housing with dual DS51 Strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Drifting Vistor. A diver meets an egg-yolk jelly at Anacapa Island. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 10-22mm zoom in Ikelite housing with dual DS51 Strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Hanging Out. A kelp crab mid-way up the water column on a stalk of kelp at Anacapa Island. Taken with a Canon Digital Rebel in Ikelite Housing with 10-22mm zoom and dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Colorful Challenge. A garibaldi defends its turf against my camera lens at Anacapa Island. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 10-22mm lens in Ikelite Housing with dual Ikelite DS51 Strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Sea Scape. This view of the reef at Anacapa Island includes an ochre star set against the kelp forest on a clear day. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 10-22mm in Ikelite Housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Scouting Run. This California Sea Lion checks out the camera while a raft of his friends hover on the surface above. Shot with a Canon digital rebel and 10-22 zoom in Ikelite Housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Squiggles. This small juvenile horn shark made a close pass at my camera lens as it fled. Shot with a Canon digital rebel and 10-22mm in Ikelite Housing with Dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Kelp Cathedral. A sunburst through the majestic kelp forest at Anacapa Island, CA. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 10-22mm in an Ikelite Housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
The Long and Winding Road. A hermissinda nudibranch explores the curves of a norris top snail shell. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel XT and 60mm macro in ikelite housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Flash of Gold. A Sarcastic Fringehead shows a hint of its colorful warning flaps at Anacapa Island, CA. Shot with a Canon Digital Rebel and 60mm macro in ikelite housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Pulsing Encounter. This diver meets a purple striped jelly at Anacapa Island. Shot with a canon digital rebel in Ikelite Housing with 10-22mm zoom and dual ds51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Periscopes 2. A pygmy octopus peeks out of an abandoned Norris Top Snail shell. Shot with Canon 300D/100mm macro in Ikelite housing with dual DS51 strobes from about 6 inches. No Crop to image.

by Douglas Klug
Camouflage. A tiny pygmy (aka California lilliput) octopus does its best to blend into a kelp leaf. Shot with Canon Digital Rebel in Ikelite Housing, 100mm f/2.8 macro and dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
eye to eye. A junior diver has a close encounter with a tiny pygmy ocotpus. Shot with a Canon 300D and 100mm macro in Ikelite Housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Tiny Dancer. A diver meets a pygmy octopus at Anacapa Island, CA. Shot with a Canon digital rebel and 60mm macro in Ikelite Housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Glowing on the reef. A spanish shawl nudibranch, common in california, can still make a brilliant image. Shot with a canon digital rebel and 60mm macro in an ikelite housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Color on color. A hiltons nudibranch cruises across a sponge. Shot with canon digital rebel and 60mm macro in ikelite housing with dual ds51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Moneymaker. A close-focus wide-angle shot of a red urchin in the cool waters of the Channel Islands kelp forest. Shot with a canon rebel t4i and 10-22mm zoom in an Ikelite housing with dual ike ds51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Clear Water, Sun, and Color. A Garibaldi crosses over a bright red gorgonian, under the sun's rays. Shot with a Canon Rebel T4i and 10-22mm in Ikelite Housing with dual DS-51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Bad Hair Day. A yellowfin Fringhead peers out of its tubular hole in the reef. Shot with a Canon Rebel T4i and 100mm f/2.8 macro in Ikelite Housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Healthy Growth. Kelp bladders growing. Shot with a Canon Rebel T4i in Ike Housing with 100mm f/2.8 macro and dual ds51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Eyeing Colors. A diver with a close-up encounter of a Spanish Shawl nudibranch. Shot with Canon Digital Rebel T4i with 100mm f/2.8 macro in Ikelite Housing and using dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Close-up and colorful. Southern California's signature fish caught with a canon t4i and 10-22mm in Ike housing using dual ds51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Close and Far. A view of sunlight cascading through the kelp forest. Shot with Canon T4i and 10-22mm zoom in Ikelite housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Burst. New growth kelp shot against the kelp forest. Used a Canon t4i and 10-22 in Ikelite Housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Color from the sand. This Mantis Shrimp checks out its surroundings. Shot with canon t4i and 100mm f2.8 in Ike housing with dual ds51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Dancing in the Breeze. This harbor seal glides effortlessly in a screaming current that has the kelp blown over sideways. Taken with Canon T4i in Ikelite housing with dual DS51 strobes and 10-22mm WA zoom.

by Douglas Klug
Out Of The Light. This harbor seal bursts from the kelp canopy in a burst of sunlight. Taken with a Canon T41 and 10-22mm zoom in Ikelite housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Best friends. Sea lions frolic together at Anacapa island. Taken with a Canon T4i and 10-22mm zoom in Ikelite housing with dual ds51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Perfectly poised trio. California sea lions frolic in the blue water at the Channel Islands. Shot with Canon 10-22mm zoom in Ikelite Housing using dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
The eyes have it. A ubiquitous Spanish shawl nudibranch on the reef at Anacapa Island. Shot with Canon T4i an 100mm f/2.8 macro in Ikelite housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
glowing on the kelp A rare Santa Barbara Janulos nudibranch crawls across a thick leaf off kelp. Shot with Canon t4i an 100mm f/2.8 lens using Ike Housing and dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Safety in the Spines. This tiny juvenile garibaldi is a colorful, cold-water damselfish that will someday grow into one of the largest damselfish species found anywhere.

by Douglas Klug
California Kelp Forest Color. This Spanish Shawl nudibranch glows out of the darkness. The nudibranch is lit with a snoot using a Canon T4i with 100mm macro and a snooted DS51 strobe.

by Douglas Klug
Gliding Over The Reef. I caught this California Bat Ray as it soared just over the reef by lying quietly in its path until it came to me. Shot with a Canon T4i and 10-22mm in Ikelite Housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Sunburst Over A California Reef. The clear winter water and bright sun at Anacapa Island in the Channel Islands National Park. Shot with a Canon T4i and 10-22mm in an Ikelite housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Crowned. Black dorid nudibranch's like this have been a rare find in years past at Anacapa Island. This year there are literally dozens of them. Shot with a Canon t4i and 100mm f/2.8 in Ikelite housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Color. A Spanish Shawl nudibranch brightens the reefs at Anacapa Island. Shot with a Canon t4i and 100mm f/2.8 lens in Ike housing with dual DS51 strobes.

by Douglas Klug
Dental hygiene. A demonstration of symbiosis on Anacapa Island's reefs in the Channel Islands National Park. This is a California moray and its attendant red-rock shrimp.
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