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 is not a dive report, just a couple of pictures from two places I like a lot. One of them is popular for scuba diving training, I haven’t seen a diver in the the other one. I am talking about Matheson Bay and Mahurangi Harbour.
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, […]