Monday, March 4, 2013

On the Reef in Maui




As I sit here in my office trying to catch up on work I realize that I don't like snow as much as I used to. We've had a couple of days above freezing now and although we are thawing out, we still have more of the white stuff on the ground than I have seen in years.

I had to go back to the Maui photos just to warm myself up. These were taken on a reef along Ka'anapali Beach. I'm hoping to get even better photos next year. I purchased a strobe (flash) unit for my underwater housing this weekend which will allow me to shoot at a lower ISO and give just a little bit of needed light to make the shots clearer and more detailed. I'll find out in just 312 days! LOL

5 comments:

  1. 312 days, the big countdown, all that snow must be a killer for you and Cheryl!

    Love the aqua colors in these pictures, I especially like the last shot with the fish in mid water.

    I think a strobe would be a great addition to your UW housing!

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  2. For me, the countdaown started the day after we got back!

    I've got a lot of learning to do with the underwater photography since I can only snorkel now. It changes the types of shots I can get but opens up a lot of other possibilities. I have a few ideas on some "fancy" shots I want to try that I have seen and they require a flash. I just wish I had a spot around here I could do some praticing at.

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  3. whatever works for you, ron! :)

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  4. Having just a few days a year to shoot underwater would have to be just a little frustrating. Just about the time one was feeling comfortable with his gear it would be time to leave!

    The suspended school of zebra striped fish made for a nice shot! Curious looking with all heads looking down.

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  5. I thought the fact they were all together was curious!

    I was swimming along with my head underwater and all of the sudden I was surrounded by hundreds of fish. I was thinking at the time "this is a hell of a spot to snorkel" but once I came up to look around to see where I was I found out there was a lady in the water with a bag of frozen peas throwing them out for the fish. The fish are all looking for the peas as they sank.

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