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Gentle Giant! They hadn't had a Manta Ray in the double lagoon for 15years and we had the privledge to swim with this one (our first on ever) for 5 minutes before it flew off into the blue. Canon T2I in Aquatica with Tokina 10-17mm and twin strobes.
By Marc Damant
posted Wednesday, September 25, 2013
31 votes

Hanging with friends
On a safety stop just off shore some playful Stellar and Californian sea lions came out to play.
By Marc Damant
posted Friday, April 12, 2013
27 votes

Two for lunch! We found this huge green turtle eating and managed to sit down and watch for awhile!
By Marc Damant
posted Thursday, September 26, 2013
27 votes

On a recent dive just off Vancouver Island we ran into a school of 12-15 Spiny Dogfish Sharks. They were standoffish at first then this 5-6 footer swam up for a closer look and I managed to get this close up from only a couple 4-5ft away! Enjoy!
By Marc Damant
posted Sunday, August 25, 2013
26 votes

Pygmy Seahorse! These amazing creatures are one of natures most amazing species. We saw three variations but this ones face was priceless!
By Marc Damant
posted Friday, August 23, 2013
25 votes

Twin Rocks is famous for its jacks but these smaller fish schooled together to look like a huge fish I had to take the picture. The pinnacle, fish and sun made for a great photo.
By Marc Damant
posted Wednesday, June 26, 2013
24 votes

Staghorn Sculpin displaying!
By Marc Damant
posted Saturday, September 28, 2013
24 votes

At home in a shell. A Coconut Octopus emerges from the sand in its home a shell in two halves.
By Marc Damant
posted Wednesday, April 19, 2017
24 votes

A face only a mother could love. C-O sole 100mm macro +5 diopter. Vancouver Island Canada,
By Marc Damant
posted Thursday, June 15, 2017
24 votes

This 3 cm baby flying fish was caught just away from a small raft of sea weed and the riot of colors shape was to much to let pass by. Enjoy!
By Marc Damant
posted Wednesday, June 19, 2013
23 votes
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Hooded nudibanch a punk rocker of the nudi world! by Marc Damant
Hooded nudibanch a punk rocker of the nudi world!
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One of many Herring caught in a tidal pool after spawning. by Marc Damant
One of many Herring caught in a tidal pool after spawning.
11 Votes
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One of my first memories of swimming was having to stick ... by Marc Damant
One of my first memories of swimming was having to stick my head underwater and blow bubbles. I think that this Sea Lion was trying to show me how to do it! Canon T2I with Tokina 10-17mm and twin Sea and Sea DS1's.
7 Votes
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Hanging out under the boat with some frisky Sea Lions! by Marc Damant
Hanging out under the boat with some frisky Sea Lions!
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 25, 2018
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Frosted Nudibranch on black. The peach colour is from the... by Marc Damant
Frosted Nudibranch on black. The peach colour is from the food it had been eating.
10 Votes
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Usually a camoflauged shrimp the Blade Shrimp was crossin... by Marc Damant
Usually a camoflauged shrimp the Blade Shrimp was crossing across a piece of bark and was very visabile.
9 Votes
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A Little Pacific Bay Pipefish bokeh shot! by Marc Damant
A Little Pacific Bay Pipefish bokeh shot!
6 Votes
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Longfinn Gunnel by Marc Damant
Longfinn Gunnel
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 14, 2017
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Frosted Nudi. by Marc Damant
Frosted Nudi.
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15 Votes
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A colorful little Hermit Crab. by Marc Damant
A colorful little Hermit Crab.
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 8, 2017
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Two tiny anenomes perched on a rock. Canon 100mm macro an... by Marc Damant
Two tiny anenomes perched on a rock. Canon 100mm macro and twin sea and sea ds1's.
11 Votes
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Canon 100mm macro +10 diopter. Sea flea and young on Hydr... by Marc Damant
Canon 100mm macro +10 diopter. Sea flea and young on Hydroid.
8 Votes
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Perched on Kelp. A Polycera Tricolour one of the most col... by Marc Damant
Perched on Kelp. A Polycera Tricolour one of the most colorful Nudi's in the Pacific Northwest west tries to navigate over a piece of kelp. Canon 100mm macro with +5 diopter.
14 Votes
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Tokina 10-17mm w sea and sea ds1 strobes. by Marc Damant
Tokina 10-17mm w sea and sea ds1 strobes.
5 Votes
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Giant Frogfish on display. by Marc Damant
Giant Frogfish on display.
7 Votes
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A Robust Ghost Pipefish hunts in the light of my focus li... by Marc Damant
A Robust Ghost Pipefish hunts in the light of my focus light!
14 Votes
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Wanna bite! Fishing Hairy Frogfish! by Marc Damant
Wanna bite! Fishing Hairy Frogfish!
13 Votes
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A slow shutter speed and some artitic blur on this feedin... by Marc Damant
A slow shutter speed and some artitic blur on this feeding coral.
14 Votes
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Casper the ghost! A cuttlefish in the dark! by Marc Damant
Casper the ghost! A cuttlefish in the dark!
9 Votes
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A Blade Shrimp resting on a branch. 100mm macro by Marc Damant
A Blade Shrimp resting on a branch. 100mm macro
8 Votes
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"Everyone was Kung Foo Fighting!" Blue Ring Octopus feedi... by Marc Damant
"Everyone was Kung Foo Fighting!" Blue Ring Octopus feeding in my focus light 3ft off the bottom.
8 Votes
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Snooted eye of a Ruby Red Octopus! 100mm Macro Canon T2I ... by Marc Damant
Snooted eye of a Ruby Red Octopus! 100mm Macro Canon T2I in an Aquatica Housing with twin Sea and Sea DS1's and plus 5 diopter.
11 Votes
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A face only a mother could love. C-O sole 100mm macro +5 ... by Marc Damant
A face only a mother could love. C-O sole 100mm macro +5 diopter. Vancouver Island Canada,
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24 Votes
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Noerthern Ronquil! by Marc Damant
Noerthern Ronquil!
16 Votes
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Decorated Warbonnet poised to strike. by Marc Damant
Decorated Warbonnet poised to strike.
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17 Votes
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Northern Spearnose Poacher! 100mm Macro +5 Diopter I love... by Marc Damant
Northern Spearnose Poacher! 100mm Macro +5 Diopter I love the beard on these guys!
11 Votes
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A Sculpin in the fresh and salt water interchange makes f... by Marc Damant
A Sculpin in the fresh and salt water interchange makes for a dizzying view behind.
9 Votes
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