Flashlight fish (Anomalopidae) in the wild, shot a night on a shipwreck in Papua New Guinea. Images are assembled composites from over 5,000 frames taken over the course of 15-20 minutes. Realtime video of the flashlight fish can be seen here: https://vimeo.com/channels/flashlightfish
Behind-the-scenes pictures in this gallery are from Matt Segal. Please contact him if you are interested in licensing any of the behind-the-scenes pictures.
A dead blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) washed up along with its ejected fetus on Bean Hollow State Beach near Pescadero Beach, Northern California, in early October, 2010. Scientists suspect that the whale was struck by a large ship and ejected a fetus before beaching itself. (GPS coordinates: 37.227072, -122.410529).
Underwater photos from a trip to Lembeh Strait, Indonesia, March 3-10, 2010. Special thanks to Kasawari Lembeh Resort and to ScubaCam for hosting me, and to Nauticam and Nauticam USA for the housing loan.
Housing and camera: All images from this set were taken with a Canon EOS 7D and 60mm EF-S macro lens in a Nauticam 7D underwater housing and INON "insect eye" (Underwater Micro Semi-Fisheye Relay Lens UFL-MR130 EFS60) lens.
Lighting: 2 x INON S-2000 strobes and 2 x Fisheye FIX Light LED1000 DX
Camera support: XIT404 prototype tripod base and ULCS arms
Strobe support: 4th Generation STIX float arms
A trip to photograph the incredible whale shark (Rhincodon typus) aggregation that happens every June through August off the coast of Isla Mujeres, Mexico. Whale sharks aggregate there in the hundreds to feed at an enormous tunny spawning event. This is the largest aggregation of the largest fish in the world.