Great Conditions at the Dive Park

Great Conditions at the Dive Park

Oct 16

Wow.  Just wow.  Get it while the gettin’s good!  Warm, blue water, and amazing viz awaited us as we made our way from the Catalina Express to the Dive Park at Avalon this past weekend.  When I say “warm” I mean 69°F at 70fsw.  Viz was easily 70′+.  It was gorgeous.  We planned on three dives, and we made the most of every descent. This trip was designed to get my...

Turtle and sun rays

Turtle and sun rays

Aug 07

  Shooting in shallow water that is not too clear can result in very nice sunbeams, like this turtle photo taken in Kona, Hawaii. The trick for turtle shots is to use a wide-angle lens to get very close. Sunbeams are easiest to get in shallow water that has a small amount of sediment in it (water that is not *too* clear). Hint – if you want to shoot a particular subjects, ask the...