My first ever cave dive.. only a little guy but it’s a start. 62 metres long and runs the full length of a craggy little island sitting out of the coast of south west rocks. Big wobbegong shark at the entrance then a billion fish. claustrophobia does my head in but I only get it on land??? Haha @fishrockdivecentre#fishrockdivecentre#southwestrocks#scuba#daytrip
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Q: What camera settings do you use?
A: I find it makes very little sense to publish camera settings for a particular shot. Here's why...
🐢The correct exposure is influenced not only by the three shutter speed+aperture+ISO, but also by many other parameters: the type and power of the strobe, the type and power of the focus light, the distance from the flash and lights to the object and the position of the lighting relative to the subject, the applied snoots and filters, the intensity of ambient light, the camera model and lens, water transparency and a number of others...
🦀 Subject to mandatory post-processing," correct " exposure may not be the best option. Sometimes overexposure or (more often) insufficient exposure give a more interesting result after processing in the photo editor
🐠 If you're beginner, then you simply will not be able to remember a number of parameters. And if you are a professional, then you can see everything from the picture)))
🔥 BUT... I still give some universal tips on how to achieve excellent results in the underwater macro-follow me and see the next post
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The blobfish is a deep sea fish of the family Psychrolutidae😶😶 It inhabits the deep waters off the coasts of mainland Australia and Tasmania, as well as the waters of New Zealand. Blobfish are typically shorter than 30 cm
Scientific name: Psychrolutes marcidus
Did you know: The flesh of the blobfish is primarily a gelatinous mass with a density slightly less than water; this allows the fish to float above the sea floor without expending energy on swimming.
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Jaws was a fictitious film whose poster kind of looks like this, so this is my effort at an Anti-Jaws type media piece @savingjawsmovie . I’ve been swimming with sharks my whole life and working professionally with them for over 15 years. There’s a challenge I have in my efforts, to find a balance between helping people to overcome their fear of sharks that often stems for fictitious demonizing media and instilling a healthy level of respect for sharks as very capable apex predators #ApexPredatorNotMonster not puppy (cause if you pet puppies often even puppies bite, actually a lot ;)). Having worked with sharks for so long I can fully appreciate what they are capable of because I have been rushed by sharks and had to deter them and I have had to leave the water and I have watched them actively predate and compete for space and have confrontations. However, I’ve also had the most incredible moments of my life in the water with them where 99.9% of the time they cruise gracefully around and so long as I keep looking around and pay attention constantly and quietly and give respect and attention to the more dominant individuals and challenging juveniles on a CONSTANT bases I am treated as more or less an equal predator. Never complacent, always respectful and adapting at every second to every movement. I reached the point long ago where I dedicated my life to conservation and I love it, I love educating people about sharks and introducing them to them in a professional guided situation through the program I co-founded @oneoceandiving where we also collect data @oneoceanresearch@oneoceansharks and help support conservation through @Oneoceanconservation and @OneoceanEducation and @Oneoceanglobal@Waterinspired@oneoceanhawaii and other with funds from @oneoceandesigns and diving I love studying shark behavior and body language and its an absolute pleasure to share that with people and help them to better appreciate sharks and I hope inspire them to help save them. Check out for more ways to get involved. #Aloha#hawaii#greatWhiteHawaii#SaveTheOcean#ocean#discoversharks#oneoceanconservation#OneOceanDiving PHO
By @oceanramsey & @juansharks “What it’s like to lock eyes with a great white as it slowly and directly approaches me is a feeling I’ve been fortunate to experience many times before but how’s the rough toothed dolphin escort too 😱❤️🦈❤️ I can’t say enough about the importance of sharks for healthy marine ecosystems, for the ocean, we need sharks and yet, perhaps because of the negative and inaccurate way they are portrayed in mass media many people do not care that they are being killed at a rate of 70,000,000-100,000,000 every year! What’s worse, they are killed mostly just for #sharkfinsoup or for #sharkfishing as #sharksportfishing I would encourage you to take a look at the above hashtags and see the cruelty and waste and compare it to this reality of peaceful and respectful coexistence. #helpsavesharks#savetheocean I do not encourage people to do this. I’ve been working with sharks for over 15 years, over 30 species including white sharks all around the world.
They are #apexpredatornotmonster not puppies...but this was the gentlest grandma great #whiteshark ive ever met ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
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