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Underwater Photo Location: West Wall, Grand Cayman

Underwater Photo Location: West Wall, Grand Cayman

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Warm, gentle and clear water supports photography of all types. Turtles, rays, squid, lobsters, crabs, smaller sharks, barracuda and abundant fish species, coral, swim throughs greet divers day after day.
Facts about West Wall, Grand Cayman
  • It is in Cayman islands
  • West Wall, Grand Cayman is in the Caribbean Sea.
  • The typical depth is 0-30 Metres 0-100 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 10-30 Metres 30-100 Feet.
Dive types
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by Cynthia Liefeld
Decorator Crab Posturing for Camera

by Chase Darnell
Horse Eyed Jacks playing in the sun!

by Chase Darnell
Blenny magic on a shore dive!

by Chase Darnell
Secretary Blenny saying "AHHH"

by Chase Darnell
Hawksbill flying out of a sun ball!

by Chase Darnell
Tritonia on a purple sea fan in Grand Cayman!

by Chase Darnell
Even though just a Nurse Shark this guy is still as beautiful and elegant as ever!

by Chase Darnell
"Face to Face" Canon 550D Canon 100mm

by Chase Darnell
Why the long face?

by Chase Darnell
La Mesa, Grand Cayman

by Chase Darnell
One of my favorite things to do is find turtles coming to the surface! Such a cool opportunity to interact and create unique images!

by Chase Darnell
Golden Tail Moray in Grand Cayman!

by Chase Darnell
"Searching for Patterns" Trinity Caves, Grand Cayman

by Chase Darnell
"Up, Up and Away" Horse Eyed Jacks, Grand Cayman

by Chase Darnell
Turtle Dive West Side, Grand Cayman!

by Chase Darnell
It's always a good feeling to sea any kind of Sea Turtle on a dive! Here in Grand Cayman we are very fortunate to have a good population of Hawksbills, I hardly go a dive here without running into one of these friendly guys!

by Chase Darnell
A little sample from an underwater apparel shoot with DNS Diving!

by Chase Darnell
"Curious Commotion" This medium sized Hawksbill was so stoked to swim with us underwater. It almost appeared he didn't know what to do with his hands!

by Chase Darnell
Decompression Chamber on the Ex-USS Kittiwake! West Side, Grand Cayman

by Chase Darnell
"Serious Face" West Wall, Grand Cayman

by Chase Darnell
Wire Coral Shrimp West Side, Grand Cayman

by Chase Darnell
"Dreamland" Young Fingerprint Trinity Caves, Grand Cayman

by Chase Darnell
West Side, Grand Cayman

by Chase Darnell
"Munchin" Stellar Morning on the Northwest Side of Grand Cayman

by Chase Darnell
"Sunny Interaction"

by Chase Darnell
"Highlights" Hawksbill and Diver, Grand Cayman

by Jim Catlin
Flagfin blenny on orange sponge

by Chase Darnell
"Solo Turtle" A good sized Hawksbill claims his spot along a massive ridge. West Wall, Grand Cayman

by Dusty Norman
"Buddy Check" A Purple Crowned Sea Goddess and a Sand Gobe getting friendly out in the sand.

by Dusty Norman
"Flatworm Smile" This Leopard Flatworm was found in the sand just inside the reef at Roundabout, Grand Cayman.

by Dusty Norman
"Green Glow" The color and detail contained by an anemone is amazing. You just have to find a way to show it.

by Chase Darnell
"Those Days" One of those times where everything comes together. The weather, the subject, the ambient light, and all this equals an awesome memory and an awesome image.

by Chase Darnell
"Light Show" Safety stop greatness to finish off the dive.

by Chase Darnell
"Dive" Turtle on a mission.

by Chase Darnell
"Dive Bomb" We watched this Turtle surface, then headed into a swim through. As soon as I exited I looked up to find him heading straight for me. I quickly adjusted settings and pulled the shutter.

by Dusty Norman
"Say O" A rare shot for me. After all the Slender File Fish that I have had in front of my lens, I dont know if I have ever seen one with it's mouth open.

by Dusty Norman
"Face Paint" This Scorpion Fish was in the perfect spot for a straight on Portrait. These subjects are very cooperative and generally sit still, but finding them is the trick.

by Dusty Norman
"Social" A congregation of Black Coral Shrimp.

by Dusty Norman
"Open Wide" Banded Jawfish giving my camera a smile.

by Dusty Norman
"Wide Eyed" A Secretary Blenny caught out of his hole. These guys are hard to catch away from their little burrows in the coral.

by Dusty Norman
"Fish in the Flowers" A Triple Fin Blenny in a very detailed hiding spot.

by Dusty Norman
"Grooves" A Close up of Star Coral.

by Chase Darnell
"Dancing Turtle" The Hawksbill literally swam up and stopped right on top of me. It didn't touch me and I didn't touch it, but the encounter will last in my memories and with this photograph.

by Dusty Norman
"Into the Stars" One of the prettiest eyed fish around.

by Dusty Norman
"Wrapped Up" A tiny Brittle Star tightly wrapped around a Gorgonian.

by Dusty Norman
"Out in the Open" A Gaudy Clown Crab poses out in the open on a Purple Vase Sponge. Generally I find this guys tucked away into a hole in the coral/sponge, but it is always a treat to find one out and about.

by Chase Darnell
A super clear day at Starfish Point.

by Chase Darnell
"Face to Back" A French Angel Fish portrait with a French Angel Fish background.

by Dusty Norman
"Purple Porch" A Gaudy Clown Crab on a Purple Vase Sponge.

by Dusty Norman
"Perched" A Squat Anemone Shrimp hanging out in an anemone.

by Chase Darnell
"Surface Time" A large Hawksbill catching a breather at the surface.

by Dusty Norman
"Puffer Face" A Sharpnose Puffer with a Red Rope Sponge in the background.

by Dusty Norman
"Field of Flowers" A Triple Fin Blenny resting on a Pink Vase Sponge

by Dusty Norman
"Texture Blenny" A Secretary Blenny with a texture filled home.

by Chase Darnell
"Out and About" A Gaudy Clown Crab out of his hole.

by Dusty Norman
"Puffer Face" A Sharpnose Puffer on a blue background.

by Dusty Norman
"Lunch Time" A Yellow-lined Arrow Crab on a dark background.

by Dusty Norman
"Goddess Train" Two Purple Crowned Sea Goddess following each other across a rocky bottom.

by Dusty Norman
"Blue Eyes" A Sand Gobe showing off his color eyes.

by Dusty Norman
"Dad Skills" A Yellowhead Jawfish taking care of his young.

by Chase Darnell
"Turtle Bomb" A Hawksbill dives into the blue after catching its breath on the surface.

by Chase Darnell
"Turtle Angel" A Hawksbill Turtle is backlit by the sun as it heads to surface for a breath.

by Dusty Norman
"Green Stars" Close up of a Bur Fish eye.

by Dusty Norman
"Crazy Eyes" A Black Coral Shrimp with eggs.

by Dusty Norman
"Freeze" A Triple Fin Blenny looking straight at the camera.

by Dusty Norman
"Close Up" A French Angel Fish portrait.

by Dusty Norman
"Blending" A Gaudy Clown Grab blends in with his surroundings.

by Dusty Norman
"Beach Day" A Sand Diver buried in the sand.

by Dusty Norman
Blenny Portrait.

by Dusty Norman
"Black Hat" A Juvenile High Hat on a black background.

by Chase Darnell
"Spread Em" A Hawksbill prepares for a major bite of his breakfast.

by Chase Darnell
"Sky Flying" I love interacting with Turtles mid water. Being able to include the texture of the surface and even the clouds on a clear day.

by Dusty Norman
"Freeze Face" A Secretary Blenny comes out to inspect the camera.

by Dusty Norman
"Hairy Face" Close up portrait of a Scorpion Fish.

by Chase Darnell
"Clownin" A Gaudy Clown Crab stays out in the open for a close up.

by Dusty Norman
"Neon Blenny" A glowing Roughhead Blenny shows the camera his teeth.

by Dusty Norman
"Speckled" A Slender File Fish on a dark background.

by Glenn Ostle
Snorkeling at Spotts Beach, Grand Cayman.
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