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Phyllidia ocellata nudibranch_Nha Trang_March 2024
 Canon100 1/200 f14 iso100
By Antonio Venturelli
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 Canon100 1/200 f18 iso100
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When spotting a whip coral check the surface of the coral if there is a variation in texture. It will probably be a whip coral shrimp as they are perfectly camouflaged with the coral s colour and polyp structure.Jan_2024
 Canon60 1/200 f16 i.100
By Susanna Randazzo
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 Canon100 1/250 f8 iso100
By Antonio Venturelli
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Mediterranean Flabellina_June2024
 Canon100 1/200 f18 iso100
By Antonio Venturelli
posted (2 days ago)
Intense orange for this specimen of Flabellina rubrolineata nudibranch   just over a centimeter long  photographed during diving in the sea of Goa_India_Dec2023
 Canon100  1/200 f16 iso100
By Antonio Venturelli
posted (2 days ago)

Underwater Photo Location: Botany Bay

Underwater Photo Location: Botany Bay

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Weedy Seadragon
Facts about Botany Bay




by Steffen Binke
Weedy Seadragon

by Matthias Wildermuth
A very common Nudibranch in Sydney and usually crawling. This one 'stood up'. CanonD500 with one Z240 Inon Strobe

by Matthias Wildermuth
Serpent Pteraeolida, very common in Sydney, size 25 to 30 mm taken with Canon D500, 60 mm macro lens plus Inon UCL 165 wet diopter 1/160, F22 , 2 Inon Z240 strobes, TTL

by Gaetano Gargiulo
Bobtail squids mating... They are not shy and if you are lucky enough they come very close to your camera!!! I used a 105 micro-lens for this shot

by Gaetano Gargiulo
"relaxing after sex" I caught this fellow mating, I took shots during the mating, when they have done, this one (the male by the position of the tentacles during the mating) was so tired that left me take several pictures without moving

by Gaetano Gargiulo
To enhance the glowing I used a UV illumination system that I designed

by Gaetano Gargiulo
Dragon approach...

by Gaetano Gargiulo
Pajama striped cuttlefish mating dance. They swim with a fantastic cork-screw movement until they are done or one of the 2 is buried under the sand!!!

by Sean Steininger
Seadragon Selfie

by Gaetano Gargiulo
white on white... playing with a very patient shrimp. the fused background is achieved pointing the main strobes to the sand

by Gaetano Gargiulo
Dragon sun-backing... to take this shot I had to lay myself in the kelp...

by Gaetano Gargiulo
A plunge into darkness...

by Gaetano Gargiulo
Space dragon... a very pretty and young dragon

by Gaetano Gargiulo
The colors of the night here in Australia... I used multiple strobes to lit the sandy bottom and create a day-light illusion...squids were very pleased with it...

by Gaetano Gargiulo
"Strobe malfunction"... who said that when your strobes go off-sync is always a bad thing? do to leakage in one of the strobes battery, one of the strobe was missfiring or firing like a strobo light and I think this caused the different tones

by Gaetano Gargiulo
The colors of the night in Australia... I used multiple strobes to give the illusion to dive with squids during the day (night dive) squids were happily swimming very close...

by Gaetano Gargiulo
@ warp speed...

by Gaetano Gargiulo
The mad sea-horse and its fireworks

by Gaetano Gargiulo
swimming thru the mirror...

by Sofia Tenggrono
Miamira flavicostata

by Sofia Tenggrono
Big belly seahorse
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