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A Diving Pictorial For You

I went for a kelp dive today. I really had fun with my camera and since I haven’t posted much lately I thought I’d share some of my snapshots with you.

This piece of kelp looks like it’s trying to touch the skies…

I’ll be adding these to my Instagram account later. I wanted to give you a sneak preview and share them here first.

I kind of really like this one. The visibility was incredible. It was odd too because the sky was grey and covered. They call this the marine layer. I simply call it cloudy. But what do I know?

This one is magical. Don’t you think? Kelp is so poetic. To think that before I ever dove in the kelp bed, I assumed I’d be creeped out by it. I thought it would totally give me the heeby-jeebies. I could not have been any more wrong.

I wanted to add something of myself. I exhaled and my bubbles – air from my lungs – are now part of this. Part of this poetry.

I wish I could tell you I put a lot of thought in this picture. But… I know I was playing with the camera in a in the water and out the water approach. I wanted the lens to get a shot halfway in between. But I got parts of my BC and wetsuit. I think the turn out is kind of cool. Shoot – I could sell this to O’Neil! It’s just so rad and different!

And I leave you with a self-portrait. Muwah!

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15 thoughts on “A Diving Pictorial For You”

  1. Great pictures! You captured everything brilliantly. You probably changed some minds about the kelp and seaweed; sometimes you have to look from THEIR perspective. Thanks for sharing !

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    1. Thanks! (By the way, for some odd reasons your comments go to my spam box – that’s weird, and I accidentally deleted on of your previous comments as I was cleaning out my spam box. Sorry about that!)

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    1. Oh you would love it. Diving is like hiking and staring at one rock for 45 minutes where you discover things you never would have thought…

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