John Roach Profile

John Roach

I am from United States
Member since: Sunday, March 6, 2011
Use a Nikon D80 w/sea+sea housing, twin YS110 strobes. Have been diving since 1985. I was a critter guy before (I found everything rooting around in the shallows with a magnifying glass). I had a 1000 dives before I started lugging the camera around, found a clingfish on a night dive in Bio-Luminesence Bay P.R. and decided right there I needed a camera. Shooting for about 5 years now. Dive mostly in the carib. Spend most of my time in Bonaire, south end of Bonaire is my favorite, but it is all good!
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My Portfolio

  Red Clingfish Acyrtus rubiginosus... eggsD800 105mm 10 subsee diopter rubiginosus
  Peeking .... Ringed Blenny Starksia Hassi Bonaire
  They had do my front porch Secretary Blenny sea Sergeant Major eggs. eggs
  Pipe Horse Blue Heron Bridge USA. 160 F36 iso 250. USA 250
  double cross patty cakes
  Mellow Yellow Peppermint Goby

My Contest Stats

I have 305 entries in the photo contest
Latest Entries...
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entered Monday, December 25, 2023
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entered Monday, December 25, 2023
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entered Sunday, December 24, 2023

CategoryNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)11010
Macro - Close-Up193367419
Macro - not swimming6398515
Macro - Nudibranchia1017417
Macro - Super macro2130114
Macro - swimming1526217
Topside (above water but marine related)23819
totals 305544417
Seas I have divedNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
Atlantic (North American coastal)4680217
Bali Sea46416
Caribbean Sea209375417
Flores Sea2543817
Indian Ocean24221
Landlocked Seas/Lakes11616
Sulu and Sulawesi Seas1729717
totals 305544417
Countries I have visitedNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
Netherlands Antilles196348117
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines11919
Turks and Caicos islands12222
United Kingdom23517
United States5087217
totals 305544417

My Forum Posts

I have 143 forum posts

Recent Forum posts...
Excellent photo
Posted: Friday, June 28, 2019
Excellent photo
Posted: Saturday, May 11, 2019
Tessellatted Blenny
Posted: Thursday, June 29, 2017

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