Whaler's Cove

A bird on a rock at Whalers Cove

A bird sits on a rock at Whalers Cove in the late afternoon.

A bird sits on a rock at Whalers Cove in the late afternoon.

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.

Whaler's Cove detail, Point Lobos

A closer view of the rocks and ocean at Whaler's Cove, Point Lobos, in Monterey.

A closer view of the rocks and ocean at Whaler's Cove, Point Lobos, in Monterey.

Whaler's Cove, Point Lobos

This painting was done in the rain, in two plein air sessions.

This painting was done in the rain, in two plein air sessions.

Fire

White Spotted Rose Anemone (Urticina lofotensis)

White Spotted Rose Anemone (Urticina lofotensis)

Top of the Kelp Forest

The surface may be a mat of tangled kelp, but under the water is a wonderland.

The surface may be a mat of tangled kelp, but under the water is a wonderland.

Rocky Scenic

California Hydrocoral, Staghorn Bryozoan, Orange Cup Coral, just a typical rock in one of the best dive sites in the world.

California Hydrocoral, Staghorn Bryozoan, Orange Cup Coral, just a typical rock in one of the best dive sites in the world.