Jaak Põder - Sunny underwater


I was in Egypt for a week for my ‘beach and sun’ vacation and only camera I took with me with me was my compact waterproof Pentax W60. So far I have been using that camera for just experimenting in shallow waters of Estonia (other than family events) — knee deep sea, rain water pools, shallow ponds and streams. Now I went for the deep sea (deep meaning 1 meter and more). And there the behavior I expected from the camera was not what I got.

This pic is taken on almost at midday directly into the deep. Fish were few meters below me and sea floor was not visible.

Location: Red Sea, Egypt

Tags: acanthurus sohai, egypt, jaak poder, red sea, sea, snorkling, sohai surgeonfish, underwater

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  1. Sven Zacek said:

    04/04/2011 09:31

    I have also experimented with waterproof compacts and they are very hard to control, which means it is hard to get the results you are hoping for. Here I like the sunray's formation.