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The Bill Delameter Collection


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"Lingcod"
Lingcods come into shallow water annually to spawn. The male lingcod pulls guard duty defending the nest. (Taken in Monterey Bay using a Nikonos II, Hydrophoto 12-28 Lens, and a single Ikelite 50 strobe.)
"Sunset"
"Tube Anemone"
These sand dwellers capture food from the water with their tentacles. (Taken in Monterey Bay using a Nikonos II with a 28 mm Lens, Nikonos Closeup Kit, and dual Ikelite 50 strobes.)
"Decisions, Decisions"
Rainbow Nudibranchs regularly dine on the tentacles of Tube Anemones which the anemone retracts when attacked. These large colorful nudibranchs also deposit clusters of eggs on the stalks of the anemones. (Taken in Monterey Bay using a Nikonos II, Hydrophoto 12-28 Lens, and dual Ikelite 50 strobes.)
"Kelp"
New growths of Giant Kelp, the fastest growing plant in the world, can make a graceful photographic subject. (Taken in Monterey Bay with a Nikonos II, 28 mm lens, Nikonos Closeup Kit, and dual Ikelite 50 strobes.)
"Brittle Star"
Taken in the California Channel Islands with a Nikonos II, 28 mm lens, Nikonos Closeup Kit, and dual Ikelite 50 strobes.
"Eel"
Taken in Kauai with a Nikonos II, 1:1 macro extension tube, and dual Ikelite 50 strobes.
"Fisheye"
When guarding their eggs, lingcod will allow a photographer to get very close without swimming off. (Taken in Monterey Bay with a Nikonos II, 1:1 macro tube and framer, and dual Ikelite 50 strobes.)
"Watch out for the Claws"
Taken in Monterey Bay using a Nikonos II, Hydrophoto 12-28 Lens, and dual Ikelite 50 strobes.
"Anemone"
"Jelly"
"Manatee"
"Vermillion Rock Fish"



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