Photo Friday – My Life

This weeks Photo Friday: “My Life” Fireworks for the opening of the 2011 Rugby World Cup in Auckland. My life in a photograph – this one was hard! This photo has colour, lights and explosions. And it was taken on a boat. My life is challenging, exciting, loud and I love it.

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Photo Friday – Fiery

This weeks Photo Friday: “Fiery” A Firebrick Starfish underwater at White Island, New Zealand. A starfish called Asterodiscides truncatus (described in 1911) is “the fire brick starfish” because of the very fiery colored, brick-like tubercles that cover the surface of this species. There are larger swollen tubercles at the end of each arm tip (which I find particularly fascinating if…

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Photo Friday – In the Wild

This weeks Photo Friday: “In the Wild” A silvertip shark swims past me in Bega Lagoon, Fiji. My first shark dive.  Photographed with a Nikon D300 and a Tokina 10-17mm fish eye lens. The fish eye lens means you need to get close – really close.  There is a very close focus and a very wide angle.  The benefit is…

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Photo Friday – High Tech

This weeks Photo Friday: “High Tech” The knobs and valves of my manifold on my twinset. A twinset, twin steel tanks banded together with a manifold set to fully open (the diver breathes from both tanks at the same time) or closed (the diver breathes from one tank and then swaps over to the other by changing regulators). Technical diving…

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Photo Friday – Autumn 2013

This weeks Photo Friday: “Autumn 2013″ We have already had our Autumn for 2013 – it was back near the start of the year. Summer stretched itself out for as long as it could into those autumn months leaving us with warm still weather.

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Photo Friday – Heavenly

This weeks Photo Friday: “Heavenly” Shafts of sunlight twinkle through the blue and I am floating. I could have wings as I feel like I am flying. I look up to the sun, a bright orb above us.  I am a diver and I am in my heaven.

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