Underwater Photography

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These photos, some of which are award winning are a collection of images captured around the world. Scroll over thumbnails to advance within the queue and double click thumb for access within the slide show. To view an image in large view, click on that image.

Pelagic Sea Jelly, Laguna Beach, California USA Juvenile Angel Fish, Cocos Island, Costa Rica Kelp Forest Northern Channel Islands, California USA Kelp Canopy, California Kelp Scene, California USA Kelp Fronds, California USA Kelp Frond Twirl, California USA Kelp Snail and Kelp Frond, Catalina, California USA Kelp Frond and Sunlight, California Shallow water under a wave, Laguna Beach, California Under a Wave Laguna Beach, California Pugnacious Aeolid Nudibranch, California Hopkin's Rose Nudibranch, Laguna Beach, California Juvenile Blue Shark for Marie Claire, Magazine, Catalina Island California USA Blue Shark for Marie Claire Magazine, Catalina, California Megamouth Shark, Dana Point, California USA Megamouth Shark, Dana Point, California USA Megamouth Shark, Dana Point, California USA Wobbegong Shark (carpet shark) Great Barrier Reef, Australia Octopus Laguna Beach, California USA Octopus Laguna Beach, California USA Octopus Silhoutte, Laguna Beach, California USA Octopus Laguna Beach, California USA Octopus Laguna Beach, California USA Octopus Laguna Beach, California USA Sea Star Close-up, Australia Close-up of Crown of Thorns Sea Star, Western Samoa Diver and Potato Cod, Great Barrier Reef, Australia Clownfish and Sea Anemone, Great Barrier Reef, Australia Clownfish and Anemone, Great Barrier Reef, Australia Sea Anemone and Clown Fish, Great Barrier Reef, Australia Crinoid Sea Star and Damsel Fish, Great Barrier Reef Australia USA Juvenile Puffer Fish and Crinoid, Great Barrier Reef, Australia Close-up of Sea Anemone, Laguna Beach, California USA Sea Anemone, Laguna Beach, California USA Juvenile Treefish, Laguna Beach, California USA Cabezon Eye Close-up, Laguna Beach, California USA Sea Fans Catalina Island, California USA Corals and Sea Star Great Barrier Reef Australia Tunicate and Small Crab, Great Barrier Reef, Australia Diver and Corals Great Barrier, Reef Australia Humpheaded Wrasse, Great Barrier, Reef Australia Garibaldi and Sea Fan, Catalina Island, California USA Garibaldi Portrait (California State Fish), California USA Juvenile Garibaldi California USA Garibaldis and Sea Fan, California USA Diver Silhoutte and Kelp, California USA Diver Silhoutte and the Oil Rig Eureka, Catalina Channel USA Native Fisherman, Western Samoa Bat Fish and Coral Great Barrier Reef, Australia EEI_UWC-097_rw.jpg Soft Coral Close-up Great Barrier Reef, Australia Soft Coral Close-up Great Barrier Reef, Austral Soft Coral Close-up Great Barrier Reef, Australia Fringehead Blenny, California USA Blenny, California USA Tube Blenny Cocos Island, Costa Rica Sea Fans, Great Barrier Reef, Australia Charging Bull Sea Lion Laguna Beach, California USA Sea Lion, California USA Corals, Great Barrier Reef, Australia Plate Corals, Great Barrier Reef, Australia Painted Greenling, California USA Small Shrimp, California USA Pisaster Sea Star Close-up, California  USA Sea Fans, California USA Metridium Anemone Monterey Bay, California USA Sea Star on Sea Fan (ouch!), California USA Sea Anemone Close-up, California USA Hermit Crab, Great Barrier Reef, Australia Zebra Goby, California USA Blue Banded Goby, Laguna Beach, California USA Portrait of Blue-banded Goby, Laguna Beach, California USA Hawkfish, Great Barrier Reef, Australia Hawkfish, Cocos Island, Costa Rica Tridacna Clam Close-up Great Barrier Reef, Australia Tridacna Clam Close-up, Australia Tridacna Clam Close-up Great Barrier Reef, Australia Colony of Feather Duster Tube Worms California USA Blue Feather Duster Worm Great Barrier Reef, Australia Feather Duster Worm, California USA Flatworm on Sea Cucumber, California USA Hermit Crab, California USA Hermit Crab, California USA Sea Star and Anemone, Channel Islands National Seashore, California USA Sea Anemone Close-up California USA Close-up of Sea Anemone, California USA Tunicates, Great Barrier Reef, Australia Scallop, California USA Coral Polyps Close-up, California USA Strawberry Anemones, California USA Strawbery Anemones, California USA Back-lit Strawbery Anemones, California USA Butterfly Fish, Great Barrier Reef, Australia Basslets Great Barrier Reef, Australia Banded Shrimp, Great Barrier Reef, Australia Elbow Crab, Redondo Canyon, California USA Shrimp Monterey Bay, California USA Corals and Damsel Fish Great Barrier Reef, Australia Corals, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  • Pelagic Sea Jelly, Laguna Beach, California USA
  • Juvenile Angel Fish, Cocos Island, Costa Rica
  • Kelp Forest Northern Channel Islands, California USA
  • Kelp Canopy, California
  • Kelp Scene, California USA
  • Kelp Fronds, California USA
  • Kelp Frond Twirl, California USA
  • Kelp Snail and Kelp Frond, Catalina, California USA
  • Kelp Frond and Sunlight, California
  • Shallow water under a wave, Laguna Beach, California
  • Under a Wave Laguna Beach, California
  • Pugnacious Aeolid Nudibranch, California
  • Hopkin's Rose Nudibranch, Laguna Beach, California
  • Juvenile Blue Shark for Marie Claire, Magazine, Catalina Island California USA
  • Blue Shark for Marie Claire Magazine, Catalina, California
  • Megamouth Shark, Dana Point, California USA
  • Megamouth Shark, Dana Point, California USA
  • Megamouth Shark, Dana Point, California USA
  • Wobbegong Shark (carpet shark) Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  • Octopus Laguna Beach, California USA
  • Octopus Laguna Beach, California USA
  • Octopus Silhoutte, Laguna Beach, California USA
  • Octopus Laguna Beach, California USA
  • Octopus Laguna Beach, California USA
  • Octopus Laguna Beach, California USA
  • Sea Star Close-up, Australia
  • Close-up of Crown of Thorns Sea Star, Western Samoa
  • Diver and Potato Cod, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  • Clownfish and Sea Anemone, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  • Clownfish and Anemone, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  • Sea Anemone and Clown Fish, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  • Crinoid Sea Star and Damsel Fish, Great Barrier Reef Australia USA
  • Juvenile Puffer Fish and Crinoid, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  • Close-up of Sea Anemone, Laguna Beach, California USA
  • Sea Anemone, Laguna Beach, California USA
  • Juvenile Treefish, Laguna Beach, California USA
  • Cabezon Eye Close-up, Laguna Beach, California USA
  • Sea Fans Catalina Island, California USA
  • Corals and Sea Star Great Barrier Reef Australia
  • Tunicate and Small Crab, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  • Diver and Corals Great Barrier, Reef Australia
  • Humpheaded Wrasse, Great Barrier, Reef Australia
  • Garibaldi and Sea Fan, Catalina Island, California USA
  • Garibaldi Portrait (California State Fish), California USA
  • Juvenile Garibaldi California USA
  • Garibaldis and Sea Fan, California USA
  • Diver Silhoutte and Kelp, California USA
  • Diver Silhoutte and the Oil Rig Eureka, Catalina Channel USA
  • Native Fisherman, Western Samoa
  • Bat Fish and Coral Great Barrier Reef, Australia
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  • Soft Coral Close-up Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  • Soft Coral Close-up Great Barrier Reef, Austral
  • Soft Coral Close-up Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  • Fringehead Blenny, California USA
  • Blenny, California USA
  • Tube Blenny Cocos Island, Costa Rica
  • Sea Fans, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  • Charging Bull Sea Lion Laguna Beach, California USA
  • Sea Lion, California USA
  • Corals, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  • Plate Corals, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  • Painted Greenling, California USA
  • Small Shrimp, California USA
  • Pisaster Sea Star Close-up, California  USA
  • Sea Fans, California USA
  • Metridium Anemone Monterey Bay, California USA
  • Sea Star on Sea Fan (ouch!), California USA
  • Sea Anemone Close-up, California USA
  • Hermit Crab, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  • Zebra Goby, California USA
  • Blue Banded Goby, Laguna Beach, California USA
  • Portrait of Blue-banded Goby, Laguna Beach, California USA
  • Hawkfish, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  • Hawkfish, Cocos Island, Costa Rica
  • Tridacna Clam Close-up Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  • Tridacna Clam Close-up, Australia
  • Tridacna Clam Close-up Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  • Colony of Feather Duster Tube Worms California USA
  • Blue Feather Duster Worm Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  • Feather Duster Worm, California USA
  • Flatworm on Sea Cucumber, California USA
  • Hermit Crab, California USA
  • Hermit Crab, California USA
  • Sea Star and Anemone, Channel Islands National Seashore, California USA
  • Sea Anemone Close-up California USA
  • Close-up of Sea Anemone, California USA
  • Tunicates, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  • Scallop, California USA
  • Coral Polyps Close-up, California USA
  • Strawberry Anemones, California USA
  • Strawbery Anemones, California USA
  • Back-lit Strawbery Anemones, California USA
  • Butterfly Fish, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  • Basslets Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  • Banded Shrimp, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  • Elbow Crab, Redondo Canyon, California USA
  • Shrimp Monterey Bay, California USA
  • Corals and Damsel Fish Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  • Corals, Great Barrier Reef, Australia