Dense kelp forest of brown stalked sea weed Ecklonia radiata on rocky reef in Leigh, New Zealand. Thick canopy of kelp fronds limit light penetration and create unique habitat and quiet twilight atmosphere.
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This was not a very successful photo dive … I took a 105mm macro lens with me to photograph tiny critters, but the sea was quite rough. I had to throw out most of the pictures as they were not in focus in areas where I wanted them to be. Otherwise it was quite pleasant, […]
Beginning of August seem to be a great time to visit Tawharanui Peninsula. Even though it’s not a summer season, it’s a great place for coastal walks and also a lambing season. With a bit of luck one can see newly born lambs, or even a sheep giving birth. Začiatok augusta je výborným obdobím k […]
2/8/2018 A very cool winter muck dive in a quite clear and cold water of Matheson Bay. I spent 90 minutes in the bay on the flat rocky bottom that was partially covered with coarse sand waiting for cool critters to appear. Posledný ponor v zátoke Matheson bol veľmi príjemný, voda bola studená, ale čistá. […]
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This was fun. I went for a winter shallow dive to one spot where nudibranches are often plentiful. I could not find a spot to par my car so decided to go home along the east coast of North Shore City. I stopped in Murrays Bay where I saw a snorkeler looking for something in […]