AUSTRALIA - November 9-18, 2012
(Great Barrier Reef, total solar eclipse, & Sydney)
All pictures 2014 by Ken Kurtis
For those interested . . . 
Underwater: Nikon D200 in full manual mode in an Ikelite housing, dual Sea&Sea YS-D1 strobes in manual,
400 ISO, lenses mostly 28-105mm (macro 50-105mm), with some 18-70mm and 105mm macro.
Surface shots: Nikon D7000 in "Program," 400 ISO, various lenses.

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VIDEOS
SHARKS ON SPEED          TIME-LAPSE REEF

SLIDE SHOW
Click here to see the 100-image slide show on Smugmug

TRIP REPORT
Click here to read the written trip report

SOME OF THE CRITTERS
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Male Napoleon Wrasee Mrs. &Mr. Spinecheek Anemonefish Fat Sea Star Getting cleaned
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Dinner time!!! Lou Weisberg & friend Giant Frogfish at Steve's Bommie Leaf Scorpionfish
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Stonefish face Drifting jelly Cuttlefish hanging out Head-on Goatfish school
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THE ECLIPSE
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Sunrise Eclipse glasses Very fashionable Through the filter
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Through the clouds Totality!!! Note the red solar prominences Diamond ring marks the end
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SYDNEY
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Sydney Harbor Bridge Double-decker metro subway car Ferry to Manly The Opera House
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Inside Queen Victoria Building The Victoria clock Swarovski Xmas tree under QVB dome The Reef Seekers gang
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