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Cocos White Tip Shark Night Dive; you know it, you love it!

Today, 09:24 AM

Yes, will always rank in our top 3 dives.  Always a trip highlight.  

Solomons, trying different things

27 December 2014 - 12:18 PM

So tried playing with a few different things, not sure they really worked.  Nothing ground breaking.


Trying bokeh with the Sony a7 and Nikonas 15mm lens



Sunbeams Sony RX100II shutter speed 800



Reflection, Sony RX100II with WA lens/dome



Natural Light with Sony a7 ISO 1000



Couldn't get the cardinal fish to swim over, RX100II with Inon WA dome setup


Solomon Islands from the Bilikiki

23 December 2014 - 03:19 PM

A great trip a little something for everyone.


















The gallery at the site: http://www.aquablued...4/dsc0913-copy/

Sony A7, Zeiss 24-70mm, Nauticam 180mm Dome Port PICs

21 June 2014 - 06:36 AM

Viz was poor but took out the Zeiss 24-70mm behind the Nauticam 180mm Dome.  Autofocus actually worked fairly well even in low light with no focus light. The following photos have not been sharpened in any manner, just a little adjustment for exposure and color.  With a minimum focus length of over a 1' not going to be a good all around lens but may be useful for fish portrait, sharks, etc.  Useful for med - med/wide in tropical waters.


Shots taken at the 24mm range than 70mm for comparison.  Pics taken from just over 3 feet away, max.  Again not great shots but for those interested in this lens here you go.

Raja Ampat, Indonesia from the Luxury Liveaboard, Arenui

16 June 2014 - 03:02 PM

We love Raja and thought we would try the 14day Arenui trip.  Great itinerary as you hit all the major spots.  Best of all not only did we have an incredible experience with a manta, for the first time we dove with Giant Mantas!!!   


Trip Video



As posted before our chance to help a manta