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Zoanthids
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A cluster of zoanthids snapped at the Aldermen Islands, New Zealand.

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Nikon F3, Aquatica 3 housing, 55mm micro Nikkor lens, Ikelite Ai/n + Sea&Sea YS50 strobes, 1/80 s,Fuji Velvia film.

Jewel Anemones
Jewel Anemones (Corynactis haddoni) festoon the bow rails of the wreck of the Rainbow Warrior.
Nikon F3, Aquatica 3 housing, 55mm micro Nikkor lens, Ikelite Ai/n strobe, 1/80s, Fuji Velvia film.

Crayfish
Crayfish generally retreat back into their hole as a diver approaches but sometimes they do stand their ground or even inch out towards the diver.
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Nikon F3, Aquatica 3 housing, 60mm micro Nikkor lens, Ikelite Ai/n + S&S YS50 strobes, 1/80 s,Fuji Velvia film.

Diver Silhouette
1988 portrait of Keith snapped at Great Barrier Island, New Zealand.
Nikon FM, Ikelite housing, 24mm lens, Ikelite 150 strobe, 1/500 s, Kodachrome 64 film.

Moray
Yellow moray (Gymnothorax prasinus) at the Poor Knights Islands, New Zealand.

Nikon F3, Aquatica 3 housing, 55mm micro Nikkor lens, Ikelite Ai/n strobe, Fujichrome 50 film.

Kelp Forest
Beneath the canopy of the kelp forest - a great place to hunt for crayfish or just relax in the subdued lighting of another world.

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Mangroves
Wait until it hasn't rained for two weeks and there's a high tide at about midday on a sunny day. These conditions are ideal for taking shots amidst the mangroves in the Whangateau Harbour, about 70 km north of Auckland, New Zealand.
Nikon F3, Aquatica 3 housing, 15mm Nikkor lens, Natural light, Fujichrome 50 film.

Scorpionfish
Not the most handsome fish, scorpionfish never the less make great photographic subjects with their bright red colour and habit of sitting motionless waiting for little fish to pass by. This one was snapped at the Poor Knights Islands, New Zealand.

Nikon F3, Aquatica 3 housing, 55mm micro Nikkor lens, Ikelite Ai/n strobe, 1/80 s,Fuji Velvia film.

In the Spotlight
A school of Koheru surround Keith at Mahurangi Island, Hahei, New Zealand.

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Nikon F3, Aquatica 3 housing, 16mm fisheye Nikkor lens, Ikelite 150 strobe, 1/15 s, Kodachrome 64 film.

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