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Turtle Portrait

Turtle Portrait

A Green Turtle at Lady Elliot Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Canon 50D with 10-22mm lens in Hugyfot housing.
Photocomp April 2012 Open

Always watching

Always watching

This Mantis Shrimp was keeping a very close eye on me this lovely afternoon dive at Fairfax Island, southern Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Sony NEX-5N 18-55m lens
Photocomp Janaury ' 12 - Open

Cleaning Time

Cleaning Time

Just another day at work. Turtle at the Manta Cleaning Station with a Manta Ray passing by! Lighthouse Bommie, Lady Elliot Island, Australia.
Photocomp May '11 - Novice

Nose Goblin

Nose Goblin

This little crinoid shrimp was not worried at all by me taking a shot of him. Lady Elliot in Queensland, Australia.
Photocomp January '10 - Open

Shy Rascal

Shy Rascal

The little guy saw me coming and swam behind a rock to check out whether I was dangerous. This shot was taken off Lady Elliot in Queensland, Australia.
Photocomp January '10 - Open

Banoffi Pokemon

Banoffi Pokemon

The nudibrach (Chromodoris coi) was hanging off a bit of nubby rock which made the perfect pose. Lady Elliot Island, Queensland, Australia.
Photocomp January '10 - Open

Mantis Shrimp

Mantis Shrimp

A Mantis Shrimp that I happened to drift over when he was out of his home and lucky for me, he froze and did not move while I took a few photos! Lady Elliot Island, Australia.
Photocomp June '08 - Open

Leopard Shark - black & white

Leopard Shark - black & white

This Leopard Shark swam past while we were diving at Lady Elliot Island, Australia.
Photocomp June '08 - Open

Leopard Shark

Leopard Shark

This Leopard Shark swam past while we were diving at Lady Elliot Island, Australia.
Photocomp June '08 - Open

Schooling Slate Sweetlips

Schooling Slate Sweetlips

Schooling Slate Sweetlips at Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Taken with a Canon 20D in Ikelite Housing and single Ikelite DS125 strobe.
Photocomp June '07 - Open

Batfish

Batfish

A batfish at Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia.
Photocomp May '07 - Open

Scorpionfish

Scorpionfish

A well-camouflaged scorpionfish at Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia.
Photocomp May '07 - Open

White Ear Fish

White Ear Fish

A White Ear at Shelly Beach, Manly, Australia.
Photocomp March '07 - Open

Cuttlefish

Cuttlefish

Cuttlefish at Shelly Beach, Manly, Australia.
Photocomp March ''07 - Open

Batfish

Batfish

A batfish at Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia.
Photocomp March '07 - Open

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Heron Island Bliss - a Family Diving HolidayHeron Island Bliss - a Family Diving Holiday
A place like Heron Island is a great destination for families by offering a variety of activities all throughout the day, catering to people of all ages and interests. One can do a single boat dive and be back to spend the rest of the day exploring the island with or without expert staff, read books, hang by the pool or at the end of the day join the sunset cruise. There is plenty of time to relax and no worries about having to get any chores done.
Razor SharpRazor Sharp
I was set for Lady Elliot Island. I had just finished my Open Water Course and was ready to finally embark on my first diving holiday. My friend Megan had joined me as she had finished her course as well and we were lucky to get a great deal over Easter ...
Lady Elliot Island - Far away, so closeLady Elliot Island - Far away, so close
I exhaled and looked down along the mooring line. I could feel the slight current tugging as I held on and switched on my camera.
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