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September 2007

Photo of the Day

Photo of a Dolphin Jumping

Common dolphin leaping.Image ID: 19485Species: Common dolphin, Delphinus delphisLocation: Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe), Baja California, Mexico This is a yet another photo of a common dolphin (Delphinus delphis), jumping alongside our liveaboard boat as we were making the one-day passage to Guadalupe Island.
September 25, 2007
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This is "Shredder", aka "Scar", a great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) often seen at Guadalupe Island. In 2003 Shredder bit the anchor line of the Ocean Odyssey clean through, severing the boat from its anchor. He is named for his shredded dorsal fin. Shredder is about 13-14 feet long. Note…
September 22, 2007
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Guadalupe Island Panoramic Photo

I shot this panoramic photo, a series of six individual photographs, one morning last week, shortly after sunrise, from the upper deck of the boat Horizon. Guadalupe Island was covered in that great golden sunrise light that only lasts for a few minutes. The ocean surrounding the island was covered…
September 21, 2007

Ponto Sunrise Photos

Got to my favorite break at sunrise this morning. It was a short chance to cool off from the weird heat and humidity we've had. At 6:30 a mist was still hanging along the bluffs so that I could not see the sand from the water, just enough sun was…
September 3, 2007

Ponto Sunset Photos

Finally some surf and I am tied up at soccer games all weekend. I got a short chance to get in the water just before sunset Sunday evening. Click here are a few more. A green wave breaking, with sunset light filtering through.Image ID: 19395Location: Ponto, Carlsbad, California, USA Sunset…
September 2, 2007