FEBRUARY 12-17, 2012
All pictures © 2015 by Ken Kurtis
For those interested . . .
Underwater: GoPro camera in still mode, usually with warming filter and +2 or +4 close-up lens, as well as . . .
Nikon D200 in full manual mode in an Ikelite housing, dual Nikon SB-105 strobes at 1/4 power, generally 400 ISO, 18-70mm lens
Surface shots: Nikon D7000 mainly in "Program," 100-800 ISO, 10-24mm, 18-70mm, and 70-300mm lenses.
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(Click here to read the written trip report.)
SmugMug slide show of these shots & more
SmugMug video of rehabilitated manatee release
|Grabbing a snort of air||Mom & calf||At the surface||Resting mid-water|
|Reflections of a manatee||Coming through the grate||Mouth & teeth||That's the spot!!!!|
|The gang's all here||Perch||Susan Crandall snorkeled above us||Joy Radecki posing in the current|
|Spotted Gar||Bass was fascinated with Joy||Took a peek at me too||Small cavern at end|
|The requisite "We're here" shot||Simple rules to follow||The narrow entrance to Little Devil||On the floor at Devil's Eye|
|Fish in Devil's Eye.||Turtle in the river||Kicking down the slough||Joy & Kiff at the Ginnie cavern entry|
& TROY SPRINGS
|Tech guy tying line at Orange Grove||Looking up through the duckweed||Turtle on a ledge||Down in Columbia|
|Low water level at Troy Springs||Descending through the green||Juvy catfish||Brian Gendreau says it's all OK|
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