Christmas Tree Worm
Super macro image of a tiny Christmas tree worm at Anacapa Island, California.
A massive school of jack mackerel surrounds my dive buddy at "The Arch" at Santa Barbara Island, California.
Amphipod on Kelp
Tiny amphipod on a blad of giant kelp. Super macro photo with the Nauticam SMC.
Super macro image near Redondo Beach, California.
Three-lined aeolid nudibranch on the Redondo Barge wreck.
Playful harbor seal nips at my fins at Old Marineland.
A pair of market squid mating above the sea floor covered eggs new and old.
Sea Star at the Oil Rigs
A giant-spined sea star bathed in the afternoon light on oil rig Eureka.
A cabezon moves in to protect its nest of eggs on oil rig Eureka.
Rays of light plunge into the depths, gently reflecting off a beautiful blue shark moving silently through the ocean.
Diver and Crown of Thorns
Our DM diligently collecting a crown of thorns sea star at Roma - Wakatobi.
Photobomb by a female sheephead in this cabezon portrait.
Pelagic drifters like this salp, Leucothea pulchra, slowly glide by under the Eureka oil platform.
Colorful growth on the Eureka oil platform.
It's seemingly so quiet you can hear a pin drop in the slowly swaying kelp forest.
Felimare californiensis Nudibranch
No longer than 10mm, this tiny nudibranch is rare in Southern California.
You never know what you'll encounter at Vets Park - like this tiny isopod.
Basking Sea Lion
A sea lion takes a break from play-time and enjoys the sunlight just below the surface. Los Islotes - La Paz.
Giant Barrel Sponge
A school of tiny fish surrounds this massive barrel sponge at Dunia Baru - Wakatobi
Reticulate dascyllus dance amongst the table coral as my wife slowly approaches for a closer look. Lorenzo's Delight - Wakatobi
Huge table corals reach out from the colorful walls at a site called Pockets - Wakatobi
A pair of jittery fire dartfish pause for a brief moment at Spinal Corner - Wakatobi
Attacking the Baitball
An army of bonito pursue the bait ball, while a pair of snappers look on.
A river of bait fish and the charging bonito.