BAJA - OCTOBER 2-7, 2011
All pictures 2014 by Ken Kurtis
For those interested . . . 
Underwater: Nik
on D200 in full manual mode in an Ikelite housing, dual Nikon SB-105 strobes at 1/4 & 1/16th power,
generally 400 ISO, 10-24mm, 18-70mm, 28-105mm (macro 50-105mm), and 105mm macro lenses
Surface shots: Nikon D7000 in "Program," 400 ISO, various lenses.

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THE WHALE SHARKS
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Spotter plane helped us find them That's a BIG fish . . . Head on Gives you an idea of size
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LOS ISLOTES
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Welcome to Los Islotes Panamic Moray Sea lion eating already-dead fish Now that's fresh!!!!
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Male Mexican Hogfish His female honey Blue-spotted Jawfish Cleaning out the burrow
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Blue-and-Yellow Chromis Brown-cheek Blenny Mexican barncale Blenny Dark version
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Snowflake Moray Jewel Moray Playful sea lions Mom watching from above
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Giant Jawfish Sea Star Barracuda School Creole Wrasse (night colors)
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LAS ANIMAS
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Adult Giant Hawkfish Intermediate . . . . . . and the Juvy Cortez Wrasses
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School of Needlefish Up close Barberfish looking for someone to clean Shy Triggerfish
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Green Turtle Small Crown-of-Thorns Flower urchin Male sea lion checking us out
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THE SALVATIERRA
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Reef Stingray Colorful (hard) Gorgonian King Angel Milkfish getting cleaned
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Puffed-up Balloonfish Slowly . . . . . . unpuffing . . . . . . to a punk-look pufferfish.
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Cortez Angelfish Panamic Fanged Blenny Porkfish Male Cortez Wrasse
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EL BAJO
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Schooling fish Cruising out in the blue Three-Banded Butterfly Triplefin Blenny
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BACK AT ISLOTES
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The scratching rock Nibbling on Lisa Checking out the camera Don't go!!!
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ABOVE WATER
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DM Joel and his "retro" mask Dolphins on the bow Sleeping on deck Gorgeous sunset

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