Your favourite shot of 2006
Posted 18 December 2006 - 12:03 PM
Nikon D800, Nauticam Housing, Sigma 15 FE, Nikkor 17-35,105 VR Micro, 2x YS-350, ULCS arms, LMI Sola 800 Photo, Macromate
Posted 18 December 2006 - 12:31 PM
Almost a year later I can some things I could improve in this shot, but it was the first photo ever that I got a reward for (Coolpix plus housing for Picture of the Month in Nurkowanie magazine). I guess it's enough to call it my favourite shot of 2006
D200, Sea&Sea DX-D200, Nikkor 10.5, Nikkor 105 VR, Tokina 12-24, 2xDS-125
Posted 18 December 2006 - 12:46 PM
This is by far my favourite image that I have taken this year .. so many great memories from possibly the best dive trip I could imagine doing.
I am completely ready for more now .. my first dive trip started on a high .. the rest have to match up !
The reason for this being my favourite is not because it is a humpback whale .. nor because it is my best shot from my first ever dive trip (I have no idea which is my best still waiting on hard drive to be recovered so I can convert properly rather than the rush job i did thats on flickr) The real reason this is my favourite is it was a complete accident of a shot that happened moments before i thought I was going to die as this whale decided to start moving and apparently wanted to land on me ... or at least that is how it seemed my first time having been around such a creature. Amazing .. truely amazing experience. I'll always remember it.
Posted 18 December 2006 - 01:48 PM
Edited by drsteve, 18 December 2006 - 02:17 PM.
Canon EOS 5D3, Aquatica Housing, Inon Z220+Z240 strobes, Sea&Sea TTL, ULCS Arms
Posted 18 December 2006 - 11:47 PM
Fiji, September. First trip with the D200.
Edited by diveh2o, 18 December 2006 - 11:47 PM.
Nikon D200 and D100 in Aquatica housings. nikkor 10.5, 20, 12-24. Ikelite DS 125s (2) and Ultralight arms.
Posted 19 December 2006 - 07:23 AM
Roger the chaos of colour is awesome, I'm hoping to get to Fiji in 2008.
Posted 19 December 2006 - 09:34 AM
Thanks .. and No it wasn't taken in Turks .. it was in South Africa during the Sardine Run.
Giles, was this taken in Turks and Caicos? Great shot.
Oh and shots I love so far ... Larry .. that is one of the coolest diver shots I have seen in a while .. very provoking.
and Craig .. I love your cheating .. your fave topside shot ... cool cool cool .. reminds me of a Cathy Church shot of barracudas
Posted 19 December 2006 - 02:51 PM
oh ye and this fish
luv breakin rules
Edited by Elli and Ted, 19 December 2006 - 02:58 PM.
Posted 19 December 2006 - 03:40 PM
Edited by cronix, 21 December 2006 - 03:55 AM.
The website of André Crone can be found at http://www.elysia.nl
Posted 19 December 2006 - 04:11 PM
However this was my first ever underwater pics outside of a swimming pool and my first swim with the Manatees. After shooting a pic of my friend I stopped to fiddle with the camera settings. As I looked up, I saw this behemoth coming at me out of the abyss. The picture was just before sun up and the viz was terrible but the Manatees were worth the 3am wakeup, subsequent 2 hour drive and 70 degree water in a 3mil for over 2 hours. This was my first ever Manatee Pic and remains my favorite underwater pic of 2006.
Olympus E-520, TLC arms, Inon Z-240s, 50mm, 14-42mm woody's diopter
Posted 19 December 2006 - 11:42 PM
My favorite conditions: Nice animals in murky conditions
Posted 20 December 2006 - 10:30 PM
Probably my fav from Indonesia last week for the CUUUUUUUUUTTTTeeeeenesssssssss factor
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Posted 21 December 2006 - 03:41 AM
I remeber the last year presentation and want to participate this time.
This year I first time saw pigmy, so this picture made me very happy although I saw better pigmy shots. This is why I am posting 2 images... hope you like them.
Looking forward more great images
Posted 21 December 2006 - 04:09 AM
For me Antarctica was my best trip I think. But Mozambique comes very close
unbelievable shot, congrats