underwater

Urticina piscivora

by Eric A. Vetter. Lighting was done with 1000 lumen spot at very close range. Translucence of the animal resulted in the "fiber optic" effect seen in the tentacles.

by Eric A. Vetter. Lighting was done with 1000 lumen spot at very close range. Translucence of the animal resulted in the "fiber optic" effect seen in the tentacles.

Great White Shark

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The sea lion harrassing the shark caught my attention (like sparrows to a hawk) and a lucky moment was captured. Neither of my buddies was aware of the GWS, but both saw the sea lion. Fun day.

:Point Lobos Tidal Pool

Urchins waiting for high tide

Urchins waiting for high tide

Sea Star on Hydrocoral

A Sea Star displays itself on the hydrocoral.

A Sea Star displays itself on the hydrocoral.

Point Lobos Anemone

A beautiful fish-eating anemone is photographed at a depth of seventy feet.

A beautiful fish-eating anemone is photographed at a depth of seventy feet.

Clingy Star

A Sea Star clings tightly to the kelp in the deep ocean surge.

A Sea Star clings tightly to the kelp in the deep ocean surge.

Tidepool Weston Beach, Paul Compton 2007

Tidepool color at Weston Beach

Tidepool color at Weston Beach

Iridescence

Fantasy

Symphony at Sea