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Smaller subjects typically 1 to 3 inches (2.5 to 7.5cm) shot on macro settings or with macro equipment that are NOT MOVING usually on the bottom (i.e. between 1:1 and 1:3)
Crabs do what crabs do
Hairy shrimp
Emperor Shrimp (Periclimenes imperator), Raja Ampat (Indonesia)
Parablennius gattorugine
She is wating to mount guard to protect her eggs.
Secretary Blenny
Spotted porcelain crab (Neopetrolisthes maculatus), approx. 3 cm, Sali Bay, Moluccas (Indonesia)
Tubularia indivisa with ampipods
Hermodice carunculata
Fire worm
taken while on liveaboard in Raja Ampat
Leopard Crinoid Shrimp (Laomenes pardus),
Anilao, Philippines
Harlequin Shrimp II
Chromodoris kuniei, Raja Ampat (West Papua)
Sarasvati Anemone Shrimp (approx. 2 cm)
Raja Ampat (West Papua, Indonesia)
Dancing in the current
White-tufted worms (Protula tubularia)
Harlequin Shrimp - I love these guys, they are usually in pairs, often eating a starfish sometimes very shy. But always make my dive when I see them.
This was my first encounter with a blue ring octopus and was just as amazing as I expected
christmas tree, panasonic Lumix GH4, olympus macro lens 60mm, diopter plus 10, two sea and sea strobe YS D2, nauticam housing
black sea urchin,Canon 60D , canon macro lens 60mm,two ikelite strobe DS125, seacam housing.
blenny, canon 60D, canon macro lens 60mm, two ikelite subtrobe DS 125, seacam housing.cuba
flamingo tongue, Canon 5D mark II, canon lens 100mm, seacam housing, two ikelite subtrobe.
flamingo tongue conch, canon 5D mark III, canon lens 100 mm macro, seacam housing. two ikelite subtrobe DS125
fire worm,canon 5D mark III, tokina lens 10-17mm at 15mm, two ikelite subtrobe Ds125, seacam housing.
Funny Look
A very playful octopus
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