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Underwater Photo Location: Blue Corner

Underwater Photo Location: Blue Corner

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This has got to be one of the Worlds' best dives!

It has everything. The Marine life is big and small but with a roaring current you don't really have time to examine the colorful wall. It's hold on to your hat time and go with the flow.

The large pelagics are wall to wall and there is nothing more thrilling than to see the multidudinous sharks dart in for a nibble of some fish.

Predation is the name of the game and this is why the critters are so profuse I guess.

As you fly along (and that's what it is like) you need to be aware of where your group is (obviously) and watch your depth.

I was a bit wary getting in as there were huge breakers at the top of the drop off. Your dive master should put you in a ways off, get down quick and get to the wall.

The local dive guides are good, but perhaps a bit slack so tell 'em what you want.


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Facts about Blue Corner
  • It is in Palau
  • Blue Corner is in the Pacific.
  • The typical depth is 0-20 Metres 0-60 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 10-30 Metres 30-100 Feet.
Dive types

Marine Life

Diving facilities

Photo facilities

by Morgan Ashton
Napoleon Wrasse. Taken on my last dive in Palau at Blue Corner.

by Richard Alvarado
Morray eel taken in Palau.

by Michel Lonfat
Barracudas :O)

by Richard Alvarado
My Dive Buddy

by Richard Alvarado
Diver looking at sea fan

by Wendy Capili
The Napoleon at Blue Corner is very friendly. It seizes every oportunity for a photoshoot. This one was shot in ambient light, with just the 18-55mm kit lens.

by Marc Herpers
Grey reef shark Peleliu Island november 2008. Canon G9

by Marc Herpers
Anemone "mouth"

by Wendy Capili
Schooling orangespine unicorfish (only happens once a year), Blue Corner Palau. Sharks are on the prowl....

by Wendy Capili
An all star cast - sharks, snappers, soldierfishes etc. etc - At Blue Corner, Palau

by Vladimir Levantovsky
Giant gorgonia fan. Washed by the strong currents that change direction like a wind in an open field, the Blue Corner is always full of life and is a favorite playground of large pelagic. Canon XSi / EF-S 17-85 IS USM in Ikelite housing.

by Jonathan Regan
Turtle swimming by with the dive guide in the background stuffing around

by Jun Lao
never to young to dive

by Tony Anderson
Shot this one in Palau with a Cannon 40D and Ikelite housing

by Jun Lao
front row seats, blue corner

by Tony Anderson
napoleon wrasse

by Paz Maria De Vera-Santos
Barracudas at the Blue Corner

by Michael Johnson
Black Tip Reef Shark in Palau

by Tony Cherbas
Napolean Wrasse and a diver's intimate encounter with the natural world.

by Gang Song
Surrealism strom

by Margriet Tilstra
Clowny Fish Nikon D80, Ikelite housing + two strobes (Ikelite DS125 and Sea & Sea YS-60), Lense AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED, ISO 100, Aperture f/9, Shutterspeed 1/60

by Tracey Jennings
Sometimes underwater is like being in an alien world. Particularly given the sense of weightlessness that occurs. The strange Nautilus looked to me the very likeness of an alien ..

by Tracey Jennings
A living fossil .. the nautilus

by Conor Culver
"Home Security" part of my Underwater Surrealism series

by Dmitry Starostenkov
The soaring turtle. Happy World Turtle Day! Let them live!

by Dmitry Starostenkov
The small and tight shoal of bluestripe snappers. Palau.

by Leena Roy
barracuda shoal

by Manbd Uidive
PALAU Fish 'n Fins

by John Loving

by Conor Culver
"Turtle Farm" part of my Underwater Surrealism body of work. Turtles grow algae and other organisms on their shells. To remove these things, they go to cleaning stations to have fish eat these growths like a farm on their backs.
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