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Aussie
01-26-2008, 17:50
How about some favourite Nudibranch shots?

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2161/2201405850_133e92da01.jpg
Black-Margined Glossodoris

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2234/2198595215_0f5aae320f.jpg
Spanish Dancer

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2378/2198830240_7302193862.jpg
Magnificant Ceratosoma (red version)

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2145/2198829800_7482f26062.jpg
Godeffroy's Risbecia

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2209/2198814534_162b51b9f1.jpg
Coleman's Glossodoris


Here is a few to start the thread.

My local dive site has a huge range of different Nudi's and it isnt uncommon to find 5-6 different species on one dive.

Aussie

bversteegh
01-26-2008, 20:30
Great Start - those are very nice; I love Nudibranchs:smiley27:

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1367/815038740_92d5e2c972.jpg

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/137/325798508_cbc6614404_o.jpg


This nudi has a forked rhinopore

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2160/1810051768_7ba729c740.jpg

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/112/293579332_a4309b44da_o.jpg



http://farm1.static.flickr.com/107/293579091_572f1afcae_o.jpg

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/115/293578722_97a4729168_o.jpg



http://farm1.static.flickr.com/105/293609708_c80f5889a5_o.jpg

http://inlinethumb11.webshots.com/26122/1217344425059861092S600x600Q85.jpg

http://inlinethumb54.webshots.com/5685/2493975550059861092S600x600Q85.jpg (http://outdoors.webshots.com/photo/2493975550059861092PTRYQZ)

ScubaGir1
01-26-2008, 23:00
Oh my gosh, those are beautiful shots!!! :smiley20:
I think they're good enough to be published in journal or magazine...but what do I know lol :smilie39:

dbh
01-27-2008, 06:18
http://www.myunderwaterworld.com/indoweb-nudi05.jpg


http://www.myunderwaterworld.com/NS06Nudi09.jpg


http://www.myunderwaterworld.com/NS06Nudi06.jpg


http://www.myunderwaterworld.com/NS06Nudi12.jpg


http://www.myunderwaterworld.com/NS06Nudi08.jpg


http://www.myunderwaterworld.com/NS06Nudi01.jpg


Dave

danktex
01-27-2008, 09:07
Wow those are spectacular.

Aussie
01-27-2008, 22:54
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2338/2225436128_cab3a257e7_o.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2258/2224644319_c407c9186f_o.jpg

Aussie
01-27-2008, 22:59
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2009/2225448176_a9737c5ca0_o.jpg

DennisW
01-30-2008, 11:28
My favorite picture.

http://i114.photobucket.com/albums/n246/dwwilt/Scubaboard%202007/FloridaImperialSeaGoddess_2_small.jpg

RoyN
01-30-2008, 12:47
A Nudibranch Meeting!!!!

http://inlinethumb33.webshots.com/3680/2203316970101309303S600x600Q85.jpg (http://good-times.webshots.com/photo/2203316970101309303mMNttH)

WV Diver
01-30-2008, 12:56
I love nudi pictures. :smiley36: :smiley2:

TX1Chica
01-30-2008, 13:53
Wow, those are beautiful!! I want to dive with you guys:)

thor
01-30-2008, 14:14
Oh my gosh, those are beautiful shots!!! :smiley20:
I think they're good enough to be published in journal or magazine...but what do I know lol :smilie39:


Yeah, they probably belong in a Nudi Magazine

Aussie
01-30-2008, 19:45
Nudi Magazine...........PlayNudi maybe? Might get alot of people buying for the wrong reason :smiley2:

How about some more Nudi's

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2331/2231251915_d81f8d60d7_o.jpg

Spanish Dancer.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2087/2231252117_55b0f777ee.jpg

Magnificent Ceratosoma (Green Version)

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2413/2231252389_fc89afb069.jpg

Tryon's Risbecia

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2022/2231252623_0542b60317.jpg

Variable Aphelodoris

bversteegh
02-03-2008, 16:27
http://inlinethumb12.webshots.com/39755/2734750110059861092S600x600Q85.jpg (http://outdoors.webshots.com/photo/2734750110059861092LIHpsP)

http://inlinethumb62.webshots.com/35773/1217344541059861092S600x600Q85.jpg (http://outdoors.webshots.com/photo/1217344541059861092fLsZij)

http://inlinethumb28.webshots.com/37595/1217344658059861092S600x600Q85.jpg (http://outdoors.webshots.com/photo/1217344658059861092iRIAyS)

http://inlinethumb32.webshots.com/35487/1217344743059861092S600x600Q85.jpg (http://outdoors.webshots.com/photo/1217344743059861092ekdVPT)

Aussie
02-09-2008, 19:50
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2379/2254019084_42c87c7e92.jpg

Black-Margined Glossodoris group egg laying

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2294/2254019358_a1e6dfed5b.jpg

Black Margined Glossodoris laying eggs

Aussie

allison finch
02-29-2008, 00:19
:smilie40:A few of mine.http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2234/2113396481_0a6c61fb86_o.jpg

Lettuce sea slug

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2319/2075414570_394f2c2d0f_o.jpg

Purple crowned sea goddess

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2015/2075440114_f2ed7c149f_o.jpg

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1270/1268846835_a15c95226a_o.jpg

Nudi love

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1186/1267558939_6d98ed63b6_o.jpg

rye_a
02-29-2008, 00:28
Wow! More outstanding shots! There is a lot of photographic talent on this board.

CompuDude
02-29-2008, 20:12
Cold Water Nudis:

Spanish Shawl (Flabellina iodinea)
http://www.h2ogeek.com/Best%20Of%20Scuba/slides/IMG_0126.jpg

Hermes' Aeolid (Hermissenda crassicornis)
http://www.h2ogeek.com/2006-12-02%20La%20Bufadora/slides/IMG_1671-crop.jpg

Santa Barbara Janolus (Janolus barbarensis)
http://www.h2ogeek.com/2007-06-03%20Farnsworth/slides/IMG_3782-crop.jpg

Dr. Diva's Cuthona (Cuthona divae)
http://www.h2ogeek.com/2007-12-02%20Santa%20Cruz/slides/IMG_5551-crop.jpg

San Diego Dorid (Diaulula sandiegensis)
http://www.h2ogeek.com/2007-12-02%20Santa%20Cruz/slides/IMG_5801-crop.jpg

Clown Dorid (Triopha catalinae)
http://www.h2ogeek.com/2007-12-02%20Santa%20Cruz/slides/IMG_5786-crop.jpg

Dr. Diva's Cuthona (Cuthona divae)
http://www.h2ogeek.com/2007-12-02%20Santa%20Cruz/slides/IMG_5797-crop.jpg

Hilton's Aeolid (Phidiana hiltoni)
http://www.h2ogeek.com/2007-12-02%20Santa%20Cruz/slides/IMG_5907-crop.jpg

Festive Triton (Tritonia festiva)
http://www.h2ogeek.com/2007-12-02%20Santa%20Cruz/slides/IMG_5940-crop.jpg

Spanish Shawl (Flabellina iodinea) (2nd one, but I love these guys)
http://www.h2ogeek.com/2007-12-02%20Santa%20Cruz/slides/IMG_6031-crop.jpg

Chocoholic
02-29-2008, 21:02
Those are incredible!! I almost hate to post this one, but I am wondering if anyone can identify it....
I thought I was adding a big picture, but I'm not exactly sure how.....

Chocoholic
02-29-2008, 21:04
Not sure how to post a big pic...

dbh
02-29-2008, 21:15
Compudude,

that last Spanish Shawl is laying eggs. Nice catch.

Dave

CompuDude
03-01-2008, 02:39
Not sure how to post a big pic...

You have to have it hosted online somewhere already, like on your own website, or sometimes through photo-sharing services, if they allow hotlinking.

Once you have a file online that you can look at, such as "http://www.mycoolwebpage.com/bigshark.jpg" then you use the picture icon (mountain, yellow sky, moon... NOT the file attachment tool down below) to post the photo in it's actual size. Just be sure the "actual size" is appropriate... you don't want to put a monster 3000x2000 pixel photo in a thread. Make it smaller, like no more than 800x600 (the size I used), and then it's manageable.

And thanks. :)

dbh... yup. Pretty happy with that one.

newways
03-01-2008, 11:55
Those are some awesome pics. I'm going to be on the lookout for nudibranches on my next tropical dive.

allison finch
03-05-2008, 15:53
Two sites that offer free web hosting that I use are;

Image hosting, free photo sharing & video sharing at Photobucket (http://www.photobucket.com)

Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing (http://www.flickr.com)

It is easy from there and FREE!!!

jugglematt
03-11-2008, 03:08
Hey all
some very nice nudi shots . i love shooting nudibranchs amd finding new ones at my local dive sites.

here is a head shot of a common nudibranch fron Jervis Bay Australia

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2279/2320121661_a13a14a564.jpg

Regards
Matt

RoyN
03-20-2008, 01:58
Dang those are nice shots!

Here is a Sea lemon meeting!

http://inlinethumb36.webshots.com/1187/2884813450101309303S425x425Q85.jpg (http://good-times.webshots.com/photo/2884813450101309303qqyiSU)

CamaroChick
03-21-2008, 12:56
Awesome shots everyone. I love nudibranches too! :smiley27:

I'm sad to say I haven't seen one in person yet. I've seen lots of flamingo toungues and a few fingerprint cyphomas, but no nudis.
http://forum.scubatoys.com/gallery/files/1/5/2/6/flamingo_tounge.jpg

Any tips on finding them? We dive in the Caribbean... going to Roatan in June.

CompuDude
03-21-2008, 13:10
Awesome shots everyone. I love nudibranches too! :smiley27:

I'm sad to say I haven't seen one in person yet. I've seen lots of flamingo toungues and a few fingerprint cyphomas, but no nudis.

Any tips on finding them? We dive in the Caribbean... going to Roatan in June.

Go slow. Look closely.

Some of the them are TINY. If you're cruising along 8' off the bottom, you're going to miss them.

Having someone along who knows what/where to look helps, too. Once they're pointed out and you get a feel of where and how to look, you'll start seeing them before.

This assumes you're diving in an area that has them, of course. :)

azdiver
03-23-2008, 10:16
These shots are all wonderful.... I love nudi's and am always looking for them for shots as well... used to find them on most dives in Fiji but have a more difficult time finding them in the Caribbean (other than lettuce variety). Would love to have you all post the equipment being used along with the pics!!

CompuDude
03-23-2008, 19:49
I use a Canon PowerShot S80 (8 megapixels) in an Ikelite housing, with an Inon D2000 strobe.

aggie99
03-23-2008, 20:08
Wow, amazing pics guys, thanks for sharing!

Reg
03-23-2008, 22:11
I have got loads of nudi pictures.... the problem is they are not in focus. Still mastering the art of macro shooting. Will keep practising and hopefully after Fiji next week I will have some more to post.

jugglematt
03-24-2008, 02:02
Hi Reg
so what camera are you using ? getting sharp focus can be fixed depending on your setup.

also might i suggest that when posting images that you resize to 640X380, it makes them easier to view.
Regards

Aussie
03-24-2008, 03:39
I have got loads of nudi pictures.... the problem is they are not in focus. Still mastering the art of macro shooting. Will keep practising and hopefully after Fiji next week I will have some more to post.

G'day Reg,

I see alot of these Nudi's at the moment here at Byron. Serpent Pteraeolidia or Purple Dragon. I starting to see them in groups of 6 or more so maybe they are mating or something.
Have fun in Fiji.

Aussie

Aussie
03-24-2008, 03:41
http://forum.scubatoys.com/gallery/files/1/1/4/1/20071027141psLarge.jpg

Reg
03-25-2008, 03:51
I use a fuji F11 compact digital. I use manual white balance and no strobes (just starting out). I can see the hobby becoming an expensive one. But then diving isn't really an inexpensive hobby so it is expected.

Will resize when posting next pictures.

RoyN
03-25-2008, 16:08
Believe it or not, I've only seen about 3 or 4 ever in all of my dives.

http://inlinethumb53.webshots.com/16308/2207734290101309303S425x425Q85.jpg (http://good-times.webshots.com/photo/2207734290101309303hRXPEg)

booger
03-25-2008, 19:29
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2268/2362804866_1242d4f488_b.jpg

booger
03-25-2008, 19:30
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3036/2362804870_2f6a763a07_b.jpg

Aussie
03-29-2008, 22:30
Believe it or not, I've only seen about 3 or 4 ever in all of my dives.

http://inlinethumb53.webshots.com/16308/2207734290101309303S425x425Q85.jpg (http://good-times.webshots.com/photo/2207734290101309303hRXPEg)

At my Local Dive site its normal to see over 4 different species on a single dive. Sometimes they are everywhere and you only stop at one when its special or not that common.

Aussie

Trey9123
03-29-2008, 23:05
It is hard to believe that creatures that spectacular actually exist in this world.

azdiver
03-30-2008, 09:16
Believe it or not, I've only seen about 3 or 4 ever in all of my dives.

http://inlinethumb53.webshots.com/16308/2207734290101309303S425x425Q85.jpg (http://good-times.webshots.com/photo/2207734290101309303hRXPEg)

At my Local Dive site its normal to see over 4 different species on a single dive. Sometimes they are everywhere and you only stop at one when its special or not that common.

Aussie

So what are the sites you dive? Are they warm or cold water? Looks like I will have to put together a group trip to your neck of the woods since most of the people I dive with are avid photographers!!

CompuDude
03-30-2008, 19:15
At my Local Dive site its normal to see over 4 different species on a single dive. Sometimes they are everywhere and you only stop at one when its special or not that common.

Aussie

So what are the sites you dive? Are they warm or cold water? Looks like I will have to put together a group trip to your neck of the woods since most of the people I dive with are avid photographers!!

He's in Australia, if I'm not mistaken.

4 species on a single dive is pretty commonplace in SoCal, although they're not all as colorful as those in the warmer waters.

RoyN
03-30-2008, 19:18
The reason why I barely see any of those purple ones is because they are small.

CompuDude
03-30-2008, 19:39
The reason why I barely see any of those purple ones is because they are small.

Not the ones down by us.

Some, yes. But I've seen several that are around 4" long... pretty huge for a nudi. And the bright color really pops.

azdiver
03-30-2008, 21:13
At my Local Dive site its normal to see over 4 different species on a single dive. Sometimes they are everywhere and you only stop at one when its special or not that common.

Aussie

So what are the sites you dive? Are they warm or cold water? Looks like I will have to put together a group trip to your neck of the woods since most of the people I dive with are avid photographers!!

He's in Australia, if I'm not mistaken.

4 species on a single dive is pretty commonplace in SoCal, although they're not all as colorful as those in the warmer waters.

I know his sites are in Australia... which was the reason for my questions. If I'm going to get a group dive trip going, it would be nice to have all the info about where I plan on taking the divers.

Aussie
03-30-2008, 22:54
At my Local Dive site its normal to see over 4 different species on a single dive. Sometimes they are everywhere and you only stop at one when its special or not that common.

Aussie

So what are the sites you dive? Are they warm or cold water? Looks like I will have to put together a group trip to your neck of the woods since most of the people I dive with are avid photographers!!

He's in Australia, if I'm not mistaken.

4 species on a single dive is pretty commonplace in SoCal, although they're not all as colorful as those in the warmer waters.

I know his sites are in Australia... which was the reason for my questions. If I'm going to get a group dive trip going, it would be nice to have all the info about where I plan on taking the divers.


My local dive site is called Julian rocks which located 2 miles offshore from Byron Bay, New South Wales. Its rated in the top 10 Australia sites.

Byron Bay is about a 2 hour drive south of Brisbane and 8 hours drive north of Sydney. The town itself is very popular with tourists both internationally and locally as the surrounding area is simply beautiful.

We have two dive shops located in Byron. Byron Bay Dive Centre (About Byron Bay Dive Centre, Australia, Scuba Dive and Snorkelling Specialists (http://www.byronbaydivecentre.com.au)) and Sundive (Dive Australia Scuba Diving with Sun Dive Byron Bay (http://www.sundive.com.au)). I actually guide for the BBDC on my days off from my other jobs.

Summer/Spring (January to May) normally offer clear warm water (24-26c) with the water temp dropping to a low of 17-18c during winter months. Typically a 5mm semi-dry covers most of the diving conditions with a 5/7mm semi dry ideal for winter.

The warm waters bring in animals like Leopard sharks (think they are called Zebra sharks else where) and manta rays. When the water gets cool (for us anyway) we have the Grey Nurse Sharks arrive as Julian Rocks is a breeding sanctuary. These sharks are on the endangered species list and they closely related to the Sand Tiger you have in the states. In general we have a blend of both tropical and temperate fish and animal life. But have more of a rocky bottom than coral.

The boat ride takes an easy 10minutes from the shore and both shops come back to their shops after each dive which makes it easier for those that get affected by seasickness.

Julian Rocks is excellent for Macro work and as I said before we get alot of Nudibranchs. From the very small to huge Spanish Dancers over 10 inches long. One area of Julian Rocks called Hugo's trench is simply full of different Nudi's. I simply point a few out at the start of a dive to get my dives used to spotting them. After a while they are spotting them left right and centre.

If you have any more questions just pm me and I would be happy to answer any of your questions.

Cheers Mark (Aussie)

mentalmarine
03-30-2008, 23:09
Just amazing pictures, LOVE IT!

RoyN
03-31-2008, 10:13
Not the ones down by us.

Some, yes. But I've seen several that are around 4" long... pretty huge for a nudi. And the bright color really pops.

Make room for me! I'm coming down there! Heck I probably could continue using my 7mm wetsuit! :smiley20:

CompuDude
03-31-2008, 12:07
Not the ones down by us.

Some, yes. But I've seen several that are around 4" long... pretty huge for a nudi. And the bright color really pops.

Make room for me! I'm coming down there! Heck I probably could continue using my 7mm wetsuit! :smiley20:

Come on down! :smiley31:

Any time you want, you've got a local guide. :)

Clanggedin
03-31-2008, 12:46
In the April issues of "Dive Training" magazine they have an article titled "Nudie Pictures". I got all excited until I realized it was about Nudibranches.

reeldive
03-31-2008, 17:23
Taken on the Jeff A. (hovercraft) site off Panama City, FL

azdiver
03-31-2008, 19:02
Nice shot!

Aussie
04-04-2008, 16:43
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2237/2388537344_6886ccc042.jpg

jtkkym
04-04-2008, 17:01
Nice pics!

scubarobin
04-05-2008, 09:48
I must admit since our first 5 years of diving was in Caribbean, we never saw one. But on our first trip we discovered them...out in California it is easy to find nudies on every dive... but you have to learn. Our first trip out there we did one dive and got back on the boat and listened to all the "locals" talk about them... we told them we had never seen a nudibranch and would like to find them. Next dive we had divers come get us and start pointing them out, pretty soon we were finding them on our own!

Those Calif divers really are obsessed with nudies, too. They even sell nudie ID cards at the dive shops there. Every surface interval, all the divers start naming what they saw, comparing notes, etc. I bet they would find anywhere from 2-8 different species per dive! It was a real learning experience for us.

http://www.rnrscuba.net/Ventura2005/nudi_chromodorid90237.JPG
that is my finger next to it, showing size!
I actually found this one all by myself....:smiley20:

CompuDude
04-05-2008, 10:49
Those Calif divers really are obsessed with nudies, too. They even sell nudie ID cards at the dive shops there. Every surface interval, all the divers start naming what they saw, comparing notes, etc. I bet they would find anywhere from 2-8 different species per dive! It was a real learning experience for us.

http://www.rnrscuba.net/Ventura2005/nudi_chromodorid90237.JPG
that is my finger next to it, showing size!
I actually found this one all by myself....:smiley20:

I resemble that remark! :smiley2:

Luv da noodees. :smiley31:

doczerothree
04-05-2008, 12:22
WOW!!! You guys took so real good pics? Thanks.

Aussie
04-09-2008, 03:27
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3067/2395904864_70c6b7faf3.jpg http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2157/2395063875_5064aaed59.jpg

Same species different colourations

CompuDude
04-09-2008, 14:30
Nice nudis, Aussie!

I envy you your brightly colored variety...

scubarobin
04-11-2008, 11:17
Nice nudis, Aussie!

I envy you your brightly colored variety...

so you have "nudie envy?" ROFLMAO :smiley32:

Aussie
05-04-2008, 19:16
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2222/2466269788_5ac034d70e.jpg

wolfen42
05-07-2008, 09:46
I'm in awe. These are all so beautiful.

allison finch
05-09-2008, 18:41
a few more

From Borneo

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2234/2113396481_0a6c61fb86_o.jpg

One from Lembeh

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2210/2450712527_32d1a96ac7_o.jpg

From Raja Ampat

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3010/2309623507_a34bb615f3_o.jpg

This is a giant from PNG. About the size of a dinner plate

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2087/2250901204_1bf12ce038_o.jpg

Lastly, a purple crowned sea goddess from Belize

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2015/2075440114_f2ed7c149f_o.jpg

spatman
05-09-2008, 19:26
here's a few shots of Puget Sound nudis.



http://spatman.com/gallery/albums/redondo-beach-2/IMG_5311.jpg

http://spatman.com/gallery/albums/sund-rock-1/IMG_5593.jpg

http://spatman.com/gallery/albums/les-davis-1/IMG_3921.jpg

http://spatman.com/gallery/albums/maury-island-barges-and-redondo/IMG_5804.jpg

http://spatman.com/gallery/albums/three-tree-north-and-redondo/IMG_5483.jpg

Aussie
05-10-2008, 20:46
There are a couple of shots from last Friday (9th May).

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3022/2482075620_59fb2baac5.jpg

I wasnt impressed with the change to the shot when I uploaded to flickr. I uploaded the resized and also fullsized version and it still came out grainy. Anyway the orginal shot is clear and crisp.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3008/2482075214_f80fbea1aa.jpg

Black Margined Glossodoris

Taken with a Nikon D80 with Nikkor 105mm

CompuDude
05-12-2008, 19:00
Wow, Allison, that shot from Lembeh is STUNNING! What a find!

jugglematt
05-25-2008, 01:42
Hey All
some very nice shots there , and some unusual critters . alison way cool . spatman exelent critters,

here is one that i found today , temprate waters are great for nudi spotting and they also make for good photo subjects when the vis is low .

this shot taken with Nikon P5000 in ike housing , inon ucl165m67 close up lense stacked X3 and inon D180 and Z240 , no cropping , some auto correction ,


http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2169/2519782955_5e8ff212ca.jpg

comments welcome
Regards
Matt

maggs_the
05-25-2008, 06:47
wow

awesome photos

i would just like to SEE one in the water sometime myself

teknitrox
05-27-2008, 19:24
Just wanted to say that I am a huge fan of the varicolored chromodoris nudibranch- some of the photos in this forum are simply amazing.
I am wondering if macro was used for most of these shots?

one of the best places I have ever seen nudibranch is sinandigan wall off of puerto galera. also verde island while descending is out of this world.

Aussie
06-01-2008, 06:02
Just wanted to say that I am a huge fan of the varicolored chromodoris nudibranch- some of the photos in this forum are simply amazing.
I am wondering if macro was used for most of these shots?

one of the best places I have ever seen nudibranch is sinandigan wall off of puerto galera. also verde island while descending is out of this world.

I used a Nikkor 60mm and 105mm Macro lens for my Nudi's.

Regards Mark

Reg
06-04-2008, 03:51
Nudi's from Layang Layang - Malaysia May 2008

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Reg
06-04-2008, 03:54
Nudi's from Mabul (Sabah) - May 2008

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RoyN
06-04-2008, 13:29
http://inlinethumb58.webshots.com/42809/2977893410101309303S600x600Q85.jpg (http://good-times.webshots.com/photo/2977893410101309303LxNfvA)

http://inlinethumb20.webshots.com/39955/2503860300101309303S600x600Q85.jpg (http://good-times.webshots.com/photo/2503860300101309303aBylMn)

Aussie
08-05-2008, 23:04
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3090/2737733896_1ee8ebcea8.jpg
Sweet Ceratosoma

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3267/2736898161_77cb8733d4.jpg

Red-Lined Flabellina

FailedExistence
08-06-2008, 00:29
These are some amazing shots ... my wife and I saw a couple of these in Hawaii, but none of the pictures turned out very well, and compared to these they are like a pre-school drawing.

bversteegh
08-07-2008, 21:20
My favorite nudie from Raja Ampat this Spring. I love his orange "beard"



http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3024/2554615533_dff87556c8_o.jpg

bversteegh
08-07-2008, 21:30
My version of a Texas Longhorn:smiley20:

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/135/325819882_14c260c099_o.jpg

bversteegh
08-07-2008, 21:34
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/122/293578654_d9cbfc4c70_o.jpg

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/107/293579067_6b5541d22e_o.jpg

thesmoothdome
08-07-2008, 21:34
Alright, I'll add mine.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3083/2715200340_51243c7dd3.jpg

azdiver
08-08-2008, 18:40
Keep those nudies coming!!! :smiley32::smiley32::smiley32::smiley32:

Would be nice if people would include the gear they shoot with along with the pics.

RoyN
08-11-2008, 16:38
http://inlinethumb27.webshots.com/37914/2555333160101309303S600x600Q85.jpg (http://good-times.webshots.com/photo/2555333160101309303HwAzgu)

http://inlinethumb50.webshots.com/6833/2429987470101309303S600x600Q85.jpg (http://good-times.webshots.com/photo/2429987470101309303thdQvF)

Jenn
08-11-2008, 16:53
Wow those are great shots guys. Thanks for sharing.

Aussie
08-19-2008, 06:02
I dont know if I have posted this series before. If I have sorry for the double up.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2064/2199428720_348b599898_o.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2265/2198637335_c456d57238_o.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2234/2198595215_5bc96f2654_o.jpg

Spanish Dancer in mid water taken with a Nikon D80 with Tokina 10-17mm Lens

Regards Mark

daZZ
08-19-2008, 07:06
some great pics here. i'll have to go through mine and post a couple up

Aussie
08-19-2008, 08:51
some great pics here. i'll have to go through mine and post a couple up

Hey Dazz where you from mate?

Aussie

daZZ
08-19-2008, 09:02
newcastle

Aussie
08-29-2008, 22:51
Yesterdays Dive.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3045/2810416876_7d6e57013c.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3133/2810416356_f9681e60c6.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3201/2810416606_b51365cf0c.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3087/2810416748_b5156fae54.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3038/2809569387_16b412042c.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3219/2810417124_2b2d484191.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3290/2810417272_b76cb5f004.jpg

CompuDude
09-02-2008, 17:49
I have got to dive in Australia someday. We have lots of local nudis, but the color and variety of yours is still far superior, IMO.

junzhang
09-02-2008, 18:45
I have not seen such beautiful colors in the nudies I saw in south australia yet..

dbh
09-02-2008, 18:59
Great series Mark. Must be great to have that caliber of diving in your "backyard"!

Dave

Aussie
09-04-2008, 22:24
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3169/2828987285_e9923aefd9.jpg
Purple Dragon.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3275/2828987453_9966ddf9c3.jpg



G'day Dave.

I am blessed to have one of the top rated dive sites in Australia as by local site.

Regards Mark

Warren
09-04-2008, 22:28
Man, I really need to get a camera!

Aussie
09-20-2008, 21:49
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3186/2874274634_c80df7c380.jpg
Black Marginned Glossodoris

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3134/2873444599_e54c041c19.jpg

Purple Dragon

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3210/2873444259_afea0505f6.jpg
Funeral Jorunna

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3095/2874273698_48200c3210.jpg

Atkinson's Okenia

Shots Taken with Nikon D80 with Nikkor 60mm with Kenko 2x Teleconverter

Regards Mark

azdiver
09-21-2008, 18:45
Awesome shots!! I'm getting very jealous that you are able to just dive locally and see all those nudies!

SPLzero
09-21-2008, 19:32
Wow you have an amazing camera!!

Aussie
09-22-2008, 22:46
Awesome shots!! I'm getting very jealous that you are able to just dive locally and see all those nudies!

If you go down the wrong beach here you also get the two legged over weight nudies. Simply not a pretty picture!

Regards Mark

Aussie
09-28-2008, 21:56
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3003/2897635392_383a429c05.jpg

Empacher
09-29-2008, 03:52
Pretty nice pictures!

Aussie
10-02-2008, 07:34
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3279/2906499919_881fc8a154.jpg

Aussie
10-02-2008, 07:35
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3152/2906500125_238d72e534_o.jpg

Spanish Dancer

Aussie
10-02-2008, 07:35
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3290/2906500279_2411b1f24c_o.jpg

Blue Dragon

Aussie
10-02-2008, 07:36
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3229/2906500529_eda40b208b_o.jpg

Bennett's Hypselodoris mating.

Aussie
10-03-2008, 05:17
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3203/2908773741_240f088e40_o.jpg

Blue Dragon feeding on a hydroid

Aussie
10-03-2008, 05:18
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3261/2909498988_dfd3334cfc_o.jpg

Aussie
10-03-2008, 05:18
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3237/2909498902_5f20ffd44a_o.jpg

Aussie
10-12-2008, 00:43
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3196/2932958945_082436046c_o.jpg

Blue Dragon

Nikon D80 with Nikkor 60mm Micro

Aussie
10-12-2008, 00:46
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3244/2933815920_5e9e9dde19_o.jpg
Atkinson's Okenia

Niko D80 with 60mm Nikkor Micro

Aussie
10-12-2008, 00:49
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3239/2932959187_c69aa50d67_o.jpg

Nudi with passenger

nikon D80 with 60mm nikkor Micro

Aussie
10-12-2008, 00:50
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3012/2932958227_4484804642.jpg

The passenger

Nikon D80 with Nikkor 60mm Micro

Aussie
10-12-2008, 04:27
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3293/2933815206_72881ee0fe_o.jpg

I know its not a Nudi but its close.

azdiver
10-12-2008, 10:18
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3229/2906500529_eda40b208b_o.jpg

Bennett's Hypselodoris mating.

Love this shot!! Also really liked the one with the little passenger. :smiley20:

I am getting more and more jealous of you're being able to just dive locally and see all these nudies!

Aussie
10-15-2008, 07:10
Hi Linda,

The hardest part is getting the time to actually take the camera out. I have to guide on most of my dives which means maybe 1 out of every 5 dives i can take the camera out. Its not fair on the customers who pay good money to have me spending alot of time looking through the view finder. I am often camera-less when I find something really cool or rare. I still buy lotto tickets now and again to win enough to retire and just dive with my camera and travel the world. I live in hope.

Regards Mark


http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3229/2906500529_eda40b208b_o.jpg

Bennett's Hypselodoris mating.

Love this shot!! Also really liked the one with the little passenger. :smiley20:

I am getting more and more jealous of you're being able to just dive locally and see all these nudies!

monant
10-15-2008, 08:21
These are some outstanding photos.

bsktcase93
11-01-2008, 19:01
def. know what your doing when taking these shots

RoyN
11-01-2008, 22:36
http://inlinethumb32.webshots.com/42015/2411046790101309303S600x600Q85.jpg (http://good-times.webshots.com/photo/2411046790101309303JeInYv)

fisheater
11-02-2008, 00:27
Dirona albolineata

Stillwater Cove, Sonoma (Calif.) coast.

http://www.scubaboard.com/gallery/data/500/medium/Stillwater_10-18-08_010.jpg

teerlkay
11-23-2008, 10:00
Cozumel Nov 2008
http://forum.scubatoys.com/gallery/files/2/8/0/4/nudiweb.jpg

azdiver
11-23-2008, 10:51
Cozumel Nov 2008
http://forum.scubatoys.com/gallery/files/2/8/0/4/nudiweb.jpg

nice shot...

hey everyone... please include your camera setup

Aussie
11-23-2008, 17:35
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3186/3051890165_746c931aa9.jpg

Nikon D80 with 60mm Macro

teerlkay
11-23-2008, 19:08
http://forum.scubatoys.com/gallery/files/2/8/0/4/nudi01.jpg

Sea & Sea DX5000G w/Sea & Sea YS-60 strobe/digital adaptor ( I no longer shoot that camera but use the same strobe/digital adaptor on canon powershot a series)

Aussie
11-27-2008, 00:18
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3240/3062305549_bf97f45093.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3038/3063143956_6581435cbe.jpg

Nikon D80 with nikkor 105mm

Aussie
10-02-2009, 01:45
I had the chance to take a few pics of sea slugs and Nudibranchs in Hugo's Trench, Julian Rocks. This place is really starting to get alot of Nudi's back after the cooler winter periods with a large range of different species getting about. Here is a collection of the different species on one 40min dive.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2622/3970832637_88d59004e4.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3525/3970833377_43da00d001.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2437/3971603520_169237a0bd.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3465/3970834851_70057edba8.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2588/3970835607_06855ae263.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3501/3971605706_32c6d5745b.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2560/3971606526_dc620c594d.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2647/3970838155_f8dbf7f086.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3460/3971608712_d3e3fc703a.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3507/3970839749_8e728a9223.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3514/3970840273_5b1849ea1f.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2593/3971610602_2f065c6caa.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2592/3971611246_26feb54e3f.jpg

jugglematt
10-02-2009, 03:08
Wow Aussie
great nudi shots.

- very nice DOF
- sharp as
-colours are sweet , so rich
-nice composition

your shooting some great stuff at the moment.

On slightly off topic subject

im just about to Jump on a Liveaboard at Jervis Bay Australia for the weekend
ON ( Oceantrek ) for The annual underwater shootout. first time as a competitor , so wish me luck :-)

as im typing the rain has just started dumping down and were forecast southerlys for the weekend (cold) , reports are that vis is down a bit and water is chunky , 15c
so im thinking a challenging weekend to get good shots , but being a shootout its a level playing field . and we all have to get the best shots in the 3 days

from past shootout weekends there have been quite a few surprises , sometimes with point and shoot cameras wining over Dslr systems and new photographers getting some stunning results , alyaws interstering to see what comes out of the weekend

ill post back in a few days
Oceantrek Diving Resort (http://www.oceantrek.com.au/frames.html)
Regards
Matty