Monday, October 23, 2017

My Octopus Project... Octo on top of an empty Moon Snail shell.



The medium is an air drying porcelain like material that doesn't need to be baked. White clay, basically...

Haven't decided if I'll paint it or not yet.

#scuba #octopus #GiantPacificOctopus #modelingclay #octonation #sculpture #artisticimpression

Friday, October 20, 2017

Pumpkin Spice Scuba Diving featuring "I'm An Albatraoz" by AronChupa



Pumpkin Spice Scuba Diving featuring "I'm An Albatraoz" by AronChupa

be sure to listen with the volume all the way up and the bass kickin' !!!


#dancemix #pumpkinspice #albatraoz #aronchupa #timeoftheseason

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Where do you wear your snorkel?



Where do you wear your snorkel?

Do you even wear one?

#snorkel #doyouwearasnorkel

Why you should learn how to scuba dive... Life is too short...



"Every dive is a dream come true."

#learntoscubadive #whydive #learntodive #lifeistooshort #dreamdive #bucketlist #dreamsdocometrue #life0001

Saturday, October 14, 2017

A video collage of recent creatures I dove with and an UNIDENTIFIED spec...



A video collage of recent creatures I dove with and an UNIDENTIFIED species of crab

I added some stills of the unknown crab species... maybe someone will know what it is. That footage starts at 04:16:00

https://youtu.be/_tURgs5y9wA?t=4h16m

#videocollage #unknownspecies #lingcod #diamondbacknudibranch #newspeciesofcrab #hoodsportwa #pugetsound #sunrisemotel

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Sea Cucumbers engaging in things sea cucumbers do...



...and why are they called cucumbers of the sea? if anything looked so different from a cucumber, these guys would be it!

#seacucumbers

Painted Greenling


I love seeing these little fish. They don't have a swim bladder so they jump from spot to spot...

#paintedgreenling

Alabaster nudibranch with a touch of golden hues...


aka Golden Dirona
#goldendirona #nudibranch

Sea anemone eating jellyfish... Mmmmm...!!! That's good eatin'



A short video of an anemone eating a jellyfish that I recorded during the week at Sunrise Motel & Dive Resort with students...

#jellyfish #seaanemone #anemoneeatingjellyfish

Monday, October 9, 2017

The Sailfin Sculpins are out in force! #pugetsound #sailfinsculpin #hood...



my favorite fish in the puget sound... i love seeing them swimming along and their dorsal fin waving in the water!

Tina and Mai begin their scuba diving certification...



Sunrise Motel & Dive Resort
Hoodsport, Washington
Puget Sound
Open Water Weekend...
to be continued...

#oww #openwaterweekend #pugetsound #sunrisemotel #newstudents #scubacertification

Sailfin Sculpin are one of my favorite fish in the Puget Sound...

#scuba #sailfinsculpin #sculpin #pugetsound #nightdive #sunrisemotel