My wife and I recently got back from a trip to the Island of Bonaire.
Some of the photos taken there have been aproved and I thought I would share them with you.
When taking animal photos close up without the use of a zoom lens try to understand the language of the beast. When these guys start bouncing their heads up and down real fast and they have no where to go because you blocked the only escape route that means I'm going to bite you.
The bite itself isn't that bad but if it startles you and you end up with your south end in a cactus it will leave a mark.
The temp. was great. In fact from where we left it was twenty five below F. so the change was over 100 degrees.
The island is called divers paradise, and really is. It has many coral...
When my wife and I got up the temp. was 80 degrees F. and the ocean water temp was about 81 degrees not unlike every day on the Island of Bonaire.
This is one of the reasons we vacation there. When we go it's winter at home and the warmth of the Island is a much needed benefit.
Another reason is for the scuba diving it has to offer.
On every dive you can expect to see hundreds of colorful fish and eel, and lobster, and other creatures that live on the reefs.
What you don't see to much are seahorses. And when you do it's a real treat.
So when we go on a reef dive the safe normal practice is to dive along the reef until you get to about half of your tank pressure and then you turn around and use the remaining half to get back.
Well on the second day we were out and were just about at half...
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If you think you are one of those people who can hold your camera still enough all the time and get good photos you need your meds changed.
We all need on occasion something to help us steady up the camera to get a crystal clear shot.
I never gave much thought about using a monopod and always used the trusty old tripod.
But than a short time ago my wife gave me a nice monopod for a gift. It is kind of neat. It's telescopic so it can be adjusted from a couple of feet to about five and a half feet. It doubles as a walking stick and has a hand strap that goes around the wrist with a compass and thermometer.
I have used it indoors and out with good results.
Some of the advantages of the monopod versus the tripod are for traveling it does not take...
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