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by stphnmartin
Mon Nov 05, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Ambon Indonesia
Replies: 28
Views: 2067

Re: Ambon Indonesia

Scubie Doo wrote:SM- that was awesome! You really dialed in the snoot on a lot of those shots. Loved it.


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Thanks Scubie. It helps to not lose the snoot on the first dive!
by stphnmartin
Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Ambon Indonesia
Replies: 28
Views: 2067

Re: Ambon Indonesia

Awesome! My favorite scenes are at :41, 1:42, 2:12, 2:18, 2:25. Don't know what they all are, but cool! What time is the pff at? Great job!!! Thanks Eric! The PFF is as 0:29. It's the most psychedelic looking thing in the video. :-) 0:41=Peakcock Mantis Shrimp 1:42=clownfish eggs 2:12=cuttle fish 2...
by stphnmartin
Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Ambon Indonesia
Replies: 28
Views: 2067

Re: Ambon Indonesia

Stephen, that was simply EPIC DUDE. Wow. Blown away. Not just the critters, but the videography. Top notch my friend. Wish I could have gone. Dang. I mean, PFF, and 2....2 Rhinopia. Are you kidding me. Thanks Gdog. For the record, it was 3 Rhinopia--purple, white and yellow! :-) Ambon rivals Anilao...
by stphnmartin
Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Ambon Indonesia
Replies: 28
Views: 2067

Ambon Indonesia

Back in September I concluded a liveaboard trip to the Banda Sea with a stop over in Ambon before flying home. Vjw and I got in 12 dives in 3 days with Critterjunkies by divebluemotion. The dive shop is pretty basic and located on the shores of Laha. And, like most parts of Indonesia, sanitation is ...
by stphnmartin
Mon Nov 05, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Titlow With Tom Nic
Replies: 8
Views: 800

Re: Titlow With Tom Nic

Looks like a fun dive. Like the kelp perch with the plumose background. And, the PMHs!
by stphnmartin
Wed Oct 31, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: ThThTh Nov 1st edition Redondo Lumpy Search Party
Replies: 16
Views: 1569

Re: ThThTh Nov 1st edition Redondo or Day Island

I'm out for diving. Camera is in the shop. But, I may show up for dive #2.
by stphnmartin
Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: It's PSL time! 10/18 ThThTh
Replies: 8
Views: 1064

It's PSL time! 10/18 ThThTh

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Got this reminder from Starbucks that it's PSL time! Pacific Spiny Lumpsucker!

10/18 ThThTh @ Redondo. Meet at 6:30pm splash at 7pm. Whoever finds a lumpy gets a free drink paid for by those who didn't see a lumpy! :calvin: :joshsmith: :rawlings: :penelope:
by stphnmartin
Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: 10/11 ThThTh Daryl Hall Edition - This FISH is on my List!
Replies: 11
Views: 1216

Re: 10/11 ThThTh Daryl Hall Edition - This FISH is on my List!

Hoodsport_Diver wrote:I’ll see you there


Onion loaves for everyone! :calvin: :joshsmith: :rawlings: :penelope: :spatman: :norris:
by stphnmartin
Mon Oct 08, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: 10/11 ThThTh Daryl Hall Edition - This FISH is on my List!
Replies: 11
Views: 1216

10/11 ThThTh Daryl Hall Edition - This FISH is on my List!



Daryl Hall was born this day, October 11 in 1946. Join us for the Darly Hall edition of ThThTh. This FISH (spiny pacific lumpsucker) is on my list!

Epic viz and lumpsuckers are predicted. Billy's for Dive #2.
by stphnmartin
Thu Sep 06, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Celebration At Skyline
Replies: 7
Views: 835

Re: Celebration At Skyline

If only Tom had a NWDC shirt the group photo would have been perfect! Great day, great pics, good times!
by stphnmartin
Thu Sep 06, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Labor Day at the Pass...
Replies: 5
Views: 748

Re: Labor Day at the Pass...

Great work YE given the conditions. I didn't get much video. The sculpins have been particularly not cooperative lately. Nice Candy Stripe SJ!
by stphnmartin
Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: 9/6 ThThTh Lumpy Preseason
Replies: 9
Views: 1057

9/6 ThThTh Lumpy Preseason

The lumpy preseason has begun! Who cares about 6 gills or electric rays! Bring on the lumpies! :joshsmith: :penelope: :spatman: :norris:

6:30pm meet at Redondo. Drinks and dinner for dive #2.
by stphnmartin
Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: ThTHTH Aug 30th, 2018
Replies: 27
Views: 2266

Re: ThTHTH Aug 30th, 2018

I'm out this week. Back next week!
by stphnmartin
Wed Aug 22, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: Ththth August 23, 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 1566

Re: Ththth August 23, 2018

I'm a maybe.
by stphnmartin
Wed Aug 22, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Neah Bay Aug 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1424

Re: Neah Bay Aug 2018

Dang, you guys saw some serious stuff! I didn't want to go into the surge zone because I was already have troubles with it at 30 feet! Love the gooseneck shots! And the Tigers and the octo!

What a great trip. Thanks for arranging it!
by stphnmartin
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: ThThTh 8/16
Replies: 15
Views: 1403

Re: ThThTh 8/16

Out this week, back next week.
by stphnmartin
Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Sixgill @ Redondo 8/2
Replies: 18
Views: 1660

Re: Sixgill @ Redondo 8/2

It checks out. 6 gills. I counted them! Congrats Derek!
by stphnmartin
Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: ThThTh 8/2 Declaration of Independence Signing Edition
Replies: 23
Views: 1805

Re: ThThTh 8/2 Declaration of Independence Signing Edition

ScubaJess wrote:Can you bring both? I need one too :)


Will do.
by stphnmartin
Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: ThThTh 8/2 Declaration of Independence Signing Edition
Replies: 23
Views: 1805

Re: ThThTh 8/2 Declaration of Independence Signing Edition

YellowEye wrote:Howdy Folks!
Looking forward to the action tonight. Does anybody have a decent light I could borrow. My Salvo's in the shop.


I've got a sola on a ball mount you can borrow. Do you need spot or flood?
by stphnmartin
Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: Ecoli available off Vancouver Island
Replies: 0
Views: 532

Ecoli available off Vancouver Island

If you're heading north, watch out for ecoli in these areas:

https://vancouversun.com/news/local-new ... -of-e-coli
by stphnmartin
Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: ThThTh 8/2 Declaration of Independence Signing Edition
Replies: 23
Views: 1805

ThThTh 8/2 Declaration of Independence Signing Edition

Looks like the temps will be cooling off for a ThThTh dive at Redondo. Meet at 6:30pm. Dive #2 at Billy's.

On August 2, 1776 Formal signing of the US Declaration of Independence by 56 people (date most accepted by modern historians)

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by stphnmartin
Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:40 am
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: ThThTh 7/19
Replies: 11
Views: 1249

Re: ThThTh 7/19

I'm out the next two weeks. Back in August.
by stphnmartin
Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: ThThTh 7/12 Polygamy edition
Replies: 16
Views: 1683

Re: ThThTh 7/12 Polygamy edition

Gdog wrote:I may miss this tonite. Sorry all


Hope you can make it!
by stphnmartin
Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: God's Pocket - The last week with Bill and Annie
Replies: 6
Views: 837

Re: God's Pocket - The last week with Bill and Annie

Love the basket star and orange peel! Sorry about all the "not by me" sightings!
by stphnmartin
Wed Jul 11, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Underwater Imaging - Photography & Video
Topic: Options for video light - Sola 3800 S/F vs. FantaSea Radiant 3000 vs ???
Replies: 10
Views: 1363

Re: Options for video light - Sola 3800 S/F vs. FantaSea Radiant 3000 vs ???

Gotta watch out for hot spots and drop off on the lower end lights--if you're concerned with consistent coverage. I am concerned! :bye: