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Two Feet of Water

I have to admit that some of the best fish photos were in two feet of water. As we swam back to the stairs there were dozens of these fish as you see on the left. They did not shy away. They were colorful and perfect size to fill my frame. Perfect. My dive buddy thought I was crazy when I didn’t come out of the water. There I was snorkeling in full dive gear in two feet of water and having a blast… just another crazy photographer and a great photo-op.

4 responses

  1. Beautiful. I love this type of photography. Colorful, scenic and just plain soothing.

    July 24, 2012 at 10:14 am

  2. I have to admit that all the fish photos I’ve ever taken were in 2 feet of water or less. 😉 You clearly enjoy your time in the water, but I’ll stick to taking pictures through the side of a fish tank!

    July 25, 2012 at 11:54 pm

  3. How beautiful, Victor! What sort of camera equipment did you use underwater?
    I went snorkeling for the first time in the Philippines earlier this year. What a magical experience it was! My only regret is that I didn’t have my camera with me.

    July 29, 2012 at 3:32 pm

    • Tricia
      I have a Canon G11 in a waterproof housing. Since I have fried cameras before, it was not without trepidation to invest and then take this camera underwater. I wouldn’t take the Nikon. The cost of the housing is too much for my level of skill. For snorkeling there are any number of cameras in the $300-400 range that go to 15 feet. I can dive to 120 feet with the Canon in its housing. And part of the dive qualification is to go to that depth. I did get a point and shoot waterproof Panasonic which is very nice for snorkeling. But then my lessons progressed to depths greater than the camera will allow.

      July 30, 2012 at 2:12 am

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