This image of the Pennant Butterflyfish, Damselfish (Hawaiian Dascyllus), coral, etc. was taken on a 3 tank dive in Kauai. Unfortunately, the camera battery died on the second dive shortly after this photograph was taken. This image was captured with a wide angle lens in ambient light (no strobe) using a Nimar housing.

Sea -1/24 – 6/29/12

Camera: Nikon d5100
Lens: Tokina 11-16mm
Housing: Nimar
Focal length: 11 mm
Exposure: 1/500 sec
Aperture: f/4.5
ISO Speed: 640

This image was created from a raw file that was edited in Adobe Lightroom 3.


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  • lorilee
    lorileeabout 2 years ago


  • Thanks lorilee!

    – thatche2

  • Albert
    Albertabout 2 years ago
    Well done.
  • Thank you Albert!

    – thatche2

  • Christine Ford
    Christine Fordabout 2 years ago

    an awesome underwater capture!

  • Thanks Christine! It helped that there were a lot of fish and the visibility was good!

    – thatche2

  • DeeZ (D L Honeycutt)
    DeeZ (D L Hone...about 2 years ago

    Please consider submitting this wonderful image to the Green Artistry group HERE
    Thanks so much, DeeZ
    If you are not already a member of this group, send me a B-Mail with a reference to this Group Name and I’ll send you a group invite!

  • gail woodbury
    gail woodburyabout 2 years ago

    WoW ..this is awesome – Love it xx

  • Thanks again gail!

    – thatche2

  • photogaryphy
    photogaryphyabout 2 years ago

    Fabulous shot.

  • Thank you Gary!

    – thatche2

  • Rocksygal52
    Rocksygal52about 2 years ago

    Awesome capture and colors.

    Cheers Jude

  • Thanks a lot Rocksygal52!

    – thatche2

  • Bill  Robinson
    Bill Robinsonabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful underwater capture.

  • Thanks a lot Bill!

    – thatche2

  • terezadelpilar~ art & architecture
    terezadelpilar...about 2 years ago

    fantastic folio:)
    Join SEA group:)

  • Thanks so much terezadelpilar!

    – thatche2

  • terezadelpilar~ art & architecture
    terezadelpilar...about 2 years ago

  • Thanks so much for the feature!

    – thatche2

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