Manta Bommie at North Stradbroke Island has to be one of my favourite dive sites around – a huge variety of marine creatures – manta rays, leopard sharks, bull rays, wobbegongs, octopus, turtles, and nudibranchs! The visibility wasn’t great on this dive but gives an idea of what can be
I thought I’d save the best til last with my Solomon Island photos – this has to be the coolest giant clam I have ever seen!! I discovered this psychedelic beauty at the end of dive in quite shallow water, and luckily for me everyone waited patiently on the boat
Gorgonian fans were prolific in the Solomons. They are filter feeders so thrive in areas of current- which makes them a unique photography challenge! Can you see the pygmy seahorse?
The only resolution I will make this new year is to try and find as many nudis as I can – yes I am well and truly obsessed! These little bursts of colour are so exciting to find and are fantastic for practising macro photography – the first four images
One of the tough choices you sometimes need to make while in the water is whether to put your head down and look closely for small creatures, or keep your eyes scanning the blue for something slightly larger! For me, both the tiniest of anemone shrimp and the overwhelming size