Category Archives: Pic of the Day

Pic of the Day – Anemone Fish Trio

While I beaver away on the next instalment of the Komodo series, I thought I’d resume my ‘Pic of the Day’ posts. These are images that I have stashed away in my archives. I am going to dust off a … Continue reading

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Pic of the Day – Monkey Business

I have been sifting through my Komodo images in order to find stuff to share in my ongoing (and I promise, soon to be ending ;^) Komodo photo blog series. I happened upon an entire day of unedited images – … Continue reading

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Pic of the Day – Cavern Diver in Blue Hole

I thought I’d share this picture, which used to be on the front page of my website.  The blog is now the home page, so this image is buried. This image was taken on my first dive with an underwater … Continue reading

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Pic of the Day – Coleman Shrimp

Here is another Indonesia photographer’s mecca – a pair of Coleman Shrimp.  These little beauties (the male is the smaller of the pair) are found on the magnificent (aka fire) sea urchin – a colourful, but very hurtful creature – … Continue reading

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Pic of the Day – Cucumber Crab

You know that expression about someone having a bug up their butt? Well, this little crab is known to make excursions up into the butts of sea cucumbers. That’s right folks, it just clambers right up in there. It is … Continue reading

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Pic of the Day – Digital vs Film

As diving photographers, beauty is always in the eye of the beholder. The trick is to somehow translate the beauty that we perceive (real or imagined) into an image that “pops”, ie, that engages other viewers. Exposure, and composition, are … Continue reading

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Pic of the Day – Mangroves

Every now and then, we divers are treated to surreal scenes. This was one of those times. I have only had this one opportunity to dive in a mangrove. This is where trees grow, roots in the ocean. That’s right … Continue reading

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Pic of the Day – Blue Ring Octopus

New day, new venomous critter ;^) The Blue Ringed Octopus is a mecca for any Indo Pacific diver, especially photographers. But these little beauties pack a lethal punch – as one of the most dangerous animals in the ocean, one … Continue reading

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Pic of the Day – Leaf Scorpionfish

Despite good intentions, it has been a while since I made a blog entry. That last one on Galapagos was a biggie though ;^) In the interim, there have been a few adventures – white water rafting on the Thompson … Continue reading

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Pic of the Day – Manta Rays

My last post was all about one of the tiniest subjects I have attempted to photograph. The only thing smaller is a Hairy Shrimp – spotted (and photographed) on my last trip to Indonesia.  I’ll share that image another time, … Continue reading

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Pic of the Day – Pygmy Seahorse

Another day, another picture ;^) While I am in the process of writing up the next of my fave destinations, I thought I’d throw another teaser out there. These little beauties are seriously tiny – this variety of Pygmy Seahorse … Continue reading

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Pic of the Day – Costa Rica Sunset

Taking another short break from the Favourite Places to Dive epistle… Sunsets are a favourite topside photographic pursuit. This one was taken in Costa Rica, near Puntarenas, as we loaded the boat and headed out on the journey to Cocos … Continue reading

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Pic of the Day – Pygmy Pipehorse

And still beavering away on the gallery.  I took quite a few pix, and sadly only processed a small percentage of them on our return home.  So here I am, more than a year later, finally getting to it.  Procrastination … Continue reading

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Pic of the Day – Soft Coral Bommie

And it’s a teaser for the next chapter in “My Favourite Places To Dive” ;^)  Still working at finishing up the gallery from the most recent trip to this very lively location, so there will be some pictures to share … Continue reading

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Pic of the Day

While I am beavering away on the next installment of “My Favourite Places to Dive”, I thought I would toss another pic or two out there. These two pictures are captures from my early days with an underwater camera (Olympus … Continue reading

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Pic of the Day – Ball of Jacks

Another stroll down memory lane – this time to Cocos Island, Costa Rica (2006). Like the Galapagos Islands, Cocos Island is a mecca for shark-loving divers. You’ve gotta be a keener – the 36 hour crossing, on open ocean, is … Continue reading

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Pic of the Day – Galapagos Whale Shark

I have a couple of thousand images filed in my Image Galleries. Every now and then I contribute to photo themes on the Diver to Diver forum on Scubadiving.com, and several images have been published in various locations, but for … Continue reading

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Welcome…

A new look for Awoosh.com Nothing has disappeared, it is just that this blog has been layered over top of the whole enchilada.  To get to the Main Directory of Awoosh, click on the link at the top of the … Continue reading

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