A colourful nudibranch spotted under the Portsea Pier.

Part of a bottom of the harbour series I am preparing of temperate marine life for a new callendar.

Stephen Colquitt is a photographer from Melbourne, Australia. He loves travel, and has a real passion for underwater photography.

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  • Cathy Middleton
    Cathy Middletonover 6 years ago

    Beautiful image

  • sweetscent62
    sweetscent62over 6 years ago

    This is really pretty…who would have thought that would have been hiding there! well done : ) Wen x

  • MattTworkowski
    MattTworkowskiover 6 years ago

    Great shot,really nice colour in the Nudi,nice dof as well

  • Rowi
    Rowiover 6 years ago

    Fantastic shot, so colourful

  • Marcus Grant IPA
    Marcus Grant IPAover 6 years ago

    Super shot Stephen

  • Miri
    Miriover 6 years ago

    cool little nudie!

  • berndt2
    berndt2over 6 years ago

    mindblowing : looks like nothing I’ve ever seen!

  • PPV247
    PPV247over 6 years ago

    Can’t wait to see the finished calendar. Good one Stephen.

  • Jennifer Promenzio
    Jennifer Prome...about 6 years ago

    this color is amazing!! such beautiful animal creatures down there….

  • Jennifer Promenzio
    Jennifer Prome...about 6 years ago

    Stephen, which gear do you use to do the underwater photography?? My aim is someday do photos like yours but I know that I will need a housing for my camera and that not cheap. your pictures brings that feeling when we are diving. it’s a strong work you have.

  • Thanks Jennifer for your question about my gear

    I use a Nikon D200 in an aquatica housing.

    I have two sets ups that I use

    1. wide angle, using a dome (curved) port on the front of the camera and a 10.5mm fish eye lens,
    2. macro with a flat port with a 105mm macro lens.

    I also have two YS110 strobes made by sea and sea. All up this represents several thousand dollars worth of gear, but I try not to think about that too much! There are also much cheaper options available and some of the other underwater photographers on this site are producing some fantastic images using much cheaper equipment.

    Cheers
    Steve

    – Stephen Colquitt

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