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Light From Above

Light From Above

Papua, Indonesia

Even with Underwater Photography (my true passion),
the light can be perfect. Usually, I have to
take my own light (two strobes) down with me, but
on this occasion, the perfect blend of ambient light
and artificial light made for a nice photo.
The photo was taken at a very unique dive location
in Papua, called "The Passage". Near the surface of
the water, are huge fan corals, and just above the
water is the jungle. Hard to believe your are in the

Raja Ampat Islands, Indonesia
June 16, 2005

For more of my underwater photography,
please check out my underwater gallery

Nikon D70
1/125s f/11.0 at 10.5mm iso200 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
silvia marmori22-Sep-2007 12:41
i know well how it feels.. the sun rays pervading the water.. that magic succeeded to transmit that feeling...
what i never had seen is such "background.. those tress there at hand.. impressive
Guest 06-Sep-2007 11:25
Thank you for letting us take this dive with you. The view down here is breathtaking.
Paul Dovie Jr31-Aug-2007 00:31
Will you be selling copies of this one????? Makes we want to come diving with you. Wonderful photo, I wnat one on my wall. Vote Vote Vote
Eli Finkelstein30-Aug-2007 16:24
I love it. Gorgonians, trees and the sun all together. Absolutely wonderful.
Hodero30-Aug-2007 15:22
This is a 1 in a million shot !
Big V.
Patricia Lay-Dorsey25-Aug-2007 05:19
Wow! I can see why underwater photography is your passion. What a world!!!
Yiannis Pavlis04-Aug-2007 13:39
The scene is pretty and the picture is beautiful with this dynamic composition. Well done. v
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