Whip Coral shrimp
Whip Coral shrimp

smaller than the size of your thumb nail

Grey Reef Shark
Grey Reef Shark

something the casual ocean-goer fears...but the reality is 99% of sharks aren't looking for us ;)

Watching from the shadows
Watching from the shadows

Sitting in the debris field of the USS Emmons in 130ft of water. Waiting for my buddy to show and show me an old, Japanese fighter plane engine.

AAA gun with intact aiming sight
AAA gun with intact aiming sight

the right side sight was severely damaged from lying under water since WWII.  The left sight is still intact and always drew my attention.

My buddy and camera-zilla
My buddy and camera-zilla

Night diving on the USS Emmons and my buddy, Russell Lemasters, happened to "open up the sun" on me at 115ft.

Orangutan crab
Orangutan crab

when the night falls, strange critters skitter about the reef.

Free floating Lions
Free floating Lions

skimming 2ft off the bottom, looking for prey...Lionfish are everywhere in Okinawa

Anemone fish at Maeda Misaki
Anemone fish at Maeda Misaki

Anemone fish are always entertaining to watch...and very photogenic.

The "Birdcage"
The "Birdcage"

part of a water treatment plant off the Sunabe Seawall...comes out of the shadows like an alien fortress