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Underwater Photo Location: Norman Reef

Underwater Photo Location: Norman Reef

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Visted by a lot of day boats, so coral cover and quality not as pristine as it might be. Still a nice enough site though.
Facts about Norman Reef
  • It is in Australia
  • Norman Reef is in the Coral Sea.
  • The typical depth is 0-30 Metres 0-100 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 10-30 Metres 30-100 Feet.
Dive types
Liveaboarddayboatnight

Marine Life
bigsmallsharksdolphinsturtlescoral

Diving facilities
airhireinstructionguidedfriendly

Photo facilities
macrowideanglephire

by Garnet Hooper
Anemones on a lone whip coral in a sand desert. This image is "as taken" - no editing. Fuji e900, Ikelite housing and DS51 strobe plus Inon UFL-165AD fisheye lens.

by Garnet Hooper
Octopus displaying (aggression?) as it comes out of it's hiding place.This image is "as taken" - no editing. Fuji e900, f7 and 1/125sec, Ikelite housing and DS51 strobe plus Inon UFL-165AD fisheye lens.

by Ryan Pedlow
Imperial Shrimp on a sea cucumber. Canon 7D, 60mm macro, Aquatica housing, Inon z240's.

by Ryan Pedlow
Playing with light. Canon 7D, Sigma 17-70, Aquatica, Inon Z240.

by Ryan Pedlow
Glass Shrimp. Canon 7D, 60mm.

by Ryan Pedlow
Lizard Fish. Canon 7D, 100mm macro.

by Ryan Pedlow
Speeding Turtle. Canon 40D. Sigma 17-70. Inon Z240's.

by Ryan Pedlow
Not the most exciting subject matter, I know, but I wanted to try out what the 7D could do with a) effects from the sun, and b) using TTL with a fibre optic (and Inon Z240) for CFWA.

by Ryan Pedlow
Grey Whaler

by Ryan Pedlow
Jelly with 7D

by Ryan Pedlow
Curious Anemone. Canon 7D.

by Ryan Pedlow
Anemone. Canon 7D. Single Inon Z240.

by Ryan Pedlow
Leafy with a snoot. 7D, 60mm. GBR, Australia

by Katharina Jakobsen
This stunning Persian Carpet Flatworm decided to go for a swim and check out the lights from my camera. Seeing them swim is such a treat! Photo taken at Norman Reef, GBR

by Naomi Rose
The critically endangered Ornate Eagle Ray makes an appearance on the Ningaloo Reef. This is the 7th individual identified in this special part of the world.
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