ThThTh in Indonesia

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Re: ThThTh in Indonesia

Postby Vjw » Sun May 05, 2019 6:33 pm

Wow!! Amazing job!! Especially love the frog fish lure movements, colorful nudi on the tunicate, flashing BRO, and gorgeous schools of fish and sea fans!! The reefs are so pristine and full of life. Absolutely fabulous!!! :joshsmith: :taco: :luv: :calvin: :)

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Re: ThThTh in Indonesia

Postby Gdog » Sat May 04, 2019 1:34 pm

dlh wrote:
derekcs wrote:I feel better about missing all the blue ring octo action knowing that Gdog, too, hasn't seen one yet. Great video, Stephen. Cool crab!


This is a textbook case of scubafreude! :spatman:

Love it!

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Re: ThThTh in Indonesia

Postby dlh » Sat May 04, 2019 10:39 am

derekcs wrote:I feel better about missing all the blue ring octo action knowing that Gdog, too, hasn't seen one yet. Great video, Stephen. Cool crab!


This is a textbook case of scubafreude! :spatman:
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Re: ThThTh in Indonesia

Postby derekcs » Fri May 03, 2019 8:52 pm

I feel better about missing all the blue ring octo action knowing that Gdog, too, hasn't seen one yet. Great video, Stephen. Cool crab!
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Re: ThThTh in Indonesia

Postby stphnmartin » Thu May 02, 2019 1:43 pm

ScubaJess wrote:Fantastic job Stephen :)
I miss that place already. The BRO was one of my fav parts!!! :-)


Thanks Scuba Jess!
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Re: ThThTh in Indonesia

Postby Scubie Doo » Thu May 02, 2019 1:16 pm

Gdog wrote:
Scubie Doo wrote:
stphnmartin wrote:
Gdog wrote:Stephen, that is off the chart. Wow. My favorite part is....the Blue Ring Octo!


Thanks Gdog. Keep your BRO dream alive!


If it is any consolation gdog, I missed both encounters. I was the only diver to miss the BRO. I wasn’t as fun as when you missed it though, because I really enjoyed rubbing it in your face, no offense. lol


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Re: ThThTh in Indonesia

Postby Gdog » Thu May 02, 2019 1:06 pm

Scubie Doo wrote:
stphnmartin wrote:
Gdog wrote:Stephen, that is off the chart. Wow. My favorite part is....the Blue Ring Octo!


Thanks Gdog. Keep your BRO dream alive!


If it is any consolation gdog, I missed both encounters. I was the only diver to miss the BRO. I wasn’t as fun as when you missed it though, because I really enjoyed rubbing it in your face, no offense. lol


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Lol. I know, I'm the redheaded stepchild of the bunch.

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Re: ThThTh in Indonesia

Postby ScubaJess » Thu May 02, 2019 10:11 am

Fantastic job Stephen :)
I miss that place already. The BRO was one of my fav parts!!! :-)
Live Long And Prosper!!!

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Re: ThThTh in Indonesia

Postby Scubie Doo » Thu May 02, 2019 9:55 am

stphnmartin wrote:
Gdog wrote:Stephen, that is off the chart. Wow. My favorite part is....the Blue Ring Octo!


Thanks Gdog. Keep your BRO dream alive!


If it is any consolation gdog, I missed both encounters. I was the only diver to miss the BRO. I wasn’t as fun as when you missed it though, because I really enjoyed rubbing it in your face, no offense. lol


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Re: ThThTh in Indonesia

Postby stphnmartin » Thu May 02, 2019 7:58 am

Gdog wrote:Stephen, that is off the chart. Wow. My favorite part is....the Blue Ring Octo!


Thanks Gdog. Keep your BRO dream alive!
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Re: ThThTh in Indonesia

Postby stphnmartin » Thu May 02, 2019 7:57 am

Scubie Doo wrote:Bad Ass! That was incredible SM. Thank you for organizing that trip. Love diving and shooting with you :)


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Thanks Scubie Doo. I feel the same. Such great adventure and I'm glad you could share it with me.
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Re: ThThTh in Indonesia

Postby stphnmartin » Thu May 02, 2019 7:57 am

Sharkb8 wrote:Simply stunning!!! Not much else to say. The ending...… :supz:


Thanks! Nice meeting you at Keystone finally!
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Re: ThThTh in Indonesia

Postby stphnmartin » Thu May 02, 2019 7:56 am

Jan K wrote:Beautiful, well worth waiting for. All of you brought back wonderful record of diving in the tropics. Looking at the video and the stills is the next best thing next to being there. And avoiding the 50= hour ordeal to get there. Thank you !


Thanks Jan! The 50 hour ordeal was worth it!
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Re: ThThTh in Indonesia

Postby Gdog » Wed May 01, 2019 10:32 pm

Stephen, that is off the chart. Wow. My favorite part is....the Blue Ring Octo!

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Re: ThThTh in Indonesia

Postby Scubie Doo » Wed May 01, 2019 9:58 pm

Bad Ass! That was incredible SM. Thank you for organizing that trip. Love diving and shooting with you :)


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Re: ThThTh in Indonesia

Postby Sharkb8 » Wed May 01, 2019 6:00 pm

Simply stunning!!! Not much else to say. The ending...… :supz:
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Re: ThThTh in Indonesia

Postby Jan K » Wed May 01, 2019 4:09 pm

Beautiful, well worth waiting for. All of you brought back wonderful record of diving in the tropics. Looking at the video and the stills is the next best thing next to being there. And avoiding the 50= hour ordeal to get there. Thank you !

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Re: ThThTh in Indonesia

Postby stphnmartin » Wed May 01, 2019 3:47 pm

I finally completed the video of the adventure. Here's my contribution. Comments and critiques welcomed!

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Re: ThThTh in Indonesia

Postby Penopolypants » Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:57 am

All of these photos and stories are simply glorious! :luv:
Come to the nerd side, we have pi!

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Re: ThThTh in Indonesia

Postby Scubie Doo » Wed Mar 20, 2019 10:08 pm

Nice work ScubaJess :)

I am finally done with all my photos. Took a total of 2,066 shots and got about 500 good to great shots. Far better percentage than any previous trip. I added shrimp, misc fish, topside, and artistic nudibranch. See you all tomorrow, peace.

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Re: ThThTh in Indonesia

Postby Sharkb8 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:03 pm

There are so many amazing photos in this trip report I can't really pick out a favorite. Sounds like I have another place I need to convince my wife that we need to visit someday!
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Re: ThThTh in Indonesia

Postby ScubaJess » Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:54 am

A few more of my snaps :popcorn:

Happy Thursday Eve!!!
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Mask breaker aka crazy shrimp
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Alien tree
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My first sea snake!! Thanks to YE for showing me
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Striped fish and cool green tunicates
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Frog fish
Live Long And Prosper!!!

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Re: ThThTh in Indonesia

Postby Scubie Doo » Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:06 am

derekcs wrote:The backlit scorpionfish is a fantastic shot. The red glare in the eye is the perfect touch.


Thanks Derek. That was a tough shot to get. But worth the effort of course :)


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Re: ThThTh in Indonesia

Postby derekcs » Wed Mar 20, 2019 12:28 am

The backlit scorpionfish is a fantastic shot. The red glare in the eye is the perfect touch.
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Re: ThThTh in Indonesia

Postby Scubie Doo » Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:00 pm

Posted Lionfish, Pipefish, and Moray Eels today :-)

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See you all Thursday :)


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