BONAIRE - May 22-28, 2010
All pictures 2017 by Ken Kurtis
For those interested . . . 
Underwater: Nik
on D200 in full manual mode in an Ikelite housing,
dual Nikon SB-105 strobes at 1/4 & 1/16th power, 400-800 ISO,
10-24mm, 18-70mm, 28-105mm (macro 50-105mm), and 105mm macro lenses
Surface shots: Nikon D70 in "Program," 400 ISO, various lenses.

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BUDDY DIVE RESORT
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View of the waterfront dock We had the entire bottom half New boat Dive Buddy Better view of the inside
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THE FLAMINGOES
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A flock Two strolling about Taking off Doing what they do best
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SEAHORSES & FROGFISH
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Yellow one A red one Hanging on with his tail Tucked back in a corner
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Note how well they blend With his lure deployed Out & about for a stroll Amazing colors
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THE SQUID
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Three on the reef Coming in for a peek Cruising along Who's watching whom????
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EVERYONE ELSE . . .
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Tube sponges & Schoolmaster Big Elephant Ear sponges Obviously smart Brain coral Snappers under the dock
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Trumpetfish Christmas Tree worms . . . . . . . everywhere!!! Getting cleaned
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Palmetas were cruising by the dock The only Lionfish we saw Yellowfin grouper . . .  . . . and a Tiger Grouper
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Flainmgo Tongue . . . . . . and a pair . . . . . .  and a threesome (look closely). Creole Wrasses beg to be cleaned
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Corals opening up at night Permit (uncommon for the area) Sharptail Eel Gorgeous Spotted Cleaner Shrimp
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Juvy/intermediate Spotted Drum . . . . . . and the adult Arrow Crab A face only a mother could love
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Cero speeding by (fast fish) Tarpon Pair cruising the Salt Pier Golden Phase Coney
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Lizardfish staredown Blackbar Soldierfish staredown Goby staredown Scorpionfish staredown
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Scorpionfish sitting comfortably Queen Angel face Juvy French Angel . . . . . . and a pair of adults
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Bar Jack herding baitball of Boga . . . and sweeping in for another pass HUUUUGE lobster Very purple sponges
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Eagle Ray sweeping by HUUUUGE Midnight Parrotfish Spotted Moray with interesting vantage point Turtle with Di Krall in pursuit
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Senor Spanish Hogfish Group of sponges Blueheaded Wrasses Azure Vase Sponge
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