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  • Title: Scubapixel.com - The underwater Photography of Christian Skauge
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  • Title: Scubapixel.com - About Me
    Descriptive info: About Me.. Christian Skauge is an award-winning underwater photographer based in Oslo, Norway.. He takes particular interest in photographing macro life, although wide angle and wrecks has been getting more of his attention lately.. By.. Christian Skauge.. Published: Mar 2, 2006.. Christian started shooting with an.. Olympus.. C-5050 zoom compact camera in 2003, and moved on to a dSLR in 2005.. Having gone through a.. Nikon.. D70, a D200 and a D300 in.. Nexus.. housings, he now uses a.. D300s.. in a.. Nauticam.. housing from.. Aquaphoto.. , with two.. Inon Z-240.. strobes and.. ULCS.. arm system.. There are many fabulous divespots around the world, and Christian has visited many of them.. However, he is especially fond of the richness and color of his home waters on the Norwegian west coast.. Here, you'll find some of the world's best cold water diving, and the seasonal changes are just amazing.. You won't find as many colorful fish or critters as on coral reefs, and have to work harder for every image.. The reward is that much greater when you finally get a shot you have been wanting for a long time.. International Awards.. Among the awards Christian has recieved for his work is Top Photo at the.. International PAF Tachov.. festival in the Czech Republic, winner of the underwater category in the.. European Wildlife Photographer of the Year.. awards, Highly Honoured Photographer in the.. Nature's Best Photography International Windland Smith Rice Awards.. and winner of the Traditional Macro category at the.. 4th Wetpixel and DivePhotoGuide Our World Underwater Competition.. One of Christian's photos will also be exhibited at the.. Smithsonian Museum of Natural History.. from April 2011, as part of the Nature's Best Windland Smith Rice Awards exhibition.. Christian has also won numerous online contests like.. Wetpixel Picture of the Week.. and.. , and is a two-time.. Norwegian Champion.. in underwater photography.. In 2010, he also claimed gold medal in the.. Nordic Championships.. His images and articles have been.. published in a variety of dive magazines.. around the world, and he has several..  ...   this very cool image of me at the.. Periphylla Safari.. at.. a couple years ago:.. Photo: Lasse Iversen,.. Coldwaterphoto.. Lasse Iversen also captured this image entitled 'Nudibranch Warrior' at.. sometime in 2010.. The image shows my macro setup including the.. SubSee.. +5 diopter mounted on the port:.. Famous underwater photographer.. Alex Mustard.. shot this image of my having anemones for lunch on the deco stop at the wreck.. when we met at.. for the.. in 2010:.. Photo:.. Self portraits.. Whenever I think of it, I try to capture some self portraits under water as well.. Since I very often dive with a macro setup this is not always possible, and I'll spare you the grisly details.. But sometimes I have a wide-angle lens on.. The pictures below have been taken in various places around the world over the years:.. Thank you for visiting my website - I hope you enjoy the images and the stories you find here!.. " class="fb_share_button" onclick="return fbs_click()" target="_blank" style="text-decoration:none;">.. Javascript is required to use.. GTranslate.. website translator.. ,.. free translator.. Select Language.. English.. Afrikaans.. Albanian.. Arabic.. Armenian.. Azerbaijani.. Basque.. Belarusian.. Bulgarian.. Catalan.. Chinese (Simplified).. Chinese (Traditional).. Croatian.. Czech.. Danish.. Dutch.. Estonian.. Filipino.. Finnish.. French.. Galician.. Georgian.. German.. Greek.. Haitian Creole.. Hebrew.. Hindi.. Hungarian.. Icelandic.. Indonesian.. Irish.. Italian.. Japanese.. Korean.. Latvian.. Lithuanian.. Macedonian.. Malay.. Maltese.. Norwegian.. Persian.. Polish.. Portuguese.. Romanian.. Russian.. Serbian.. Slovak.. Slovenian.. Spanish.. Swahili.. Swedish.. Thai.. Turkish.. Ukrainian.. Urdu.. Vietnamese.. Welsh.. Yiddish.. Underwater.. Topside.. Need help? Try the.. Advanced Search.. !.. No images selected.. Nudibranchs are among the most colorful and spectacular forms of marine life anywhere in the world.. By Christian Skauge Published:.. more.. Second place at Wetpixel POTW #322.. The Wetpixel Picture of the Week competition has reached it's 322nd edition, and my 'Boto Fight'.. Nudibranch cover in Denmark.. Unterwasser Visions team victory.. Gulen story in the Czech Republic.. Gulen story in Mexico.. 30 images from Myken.. Today, I added 30 new images from the island of Myken, just above the arctic circle on the northern coast of Norway.. To see the images, click..

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  • Title: Scubapixel.com - About Me
    Descriptive info: Gulen Dive Resort on the Norwegian west coast offers fantastic diving, both in terms of WWII wrecks and marine life.. For instance have more than 50.. Wreck images in Maximum Depth.. In their current issue, Russian dive magazine.. Spring is the time for breeding, mating and reproduction.. Our northern seas comes to life for a few hectic summer months, and hormones rule the..

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  • Title: Scubapixel.com - Nudibranch litterature and online resources
    Descriptive info: Nudibranch litterature and online resources.. Here is a list of the books I use for identifying and learning more about nudibranchs.. Some of them are unfortunately very hard to come by - but used book sellers might offer a copy from time to time.. Published: Jan 10, 2012.. Nudibranch Behaviour.. While most other nudibranch books focus mainly on the identification of species, this book by David W.. Behrens shows a different world of nudibranchs by describing senses and respiration, locomotion and movements, feeding, reproduction, defenses, color, camouflage and mimicry.. A must-read for nudibranch aficionados! 176 pages, hardcover.. » New World Publications 2005, ISBN 1-878348-41-8.. Nudibranchs Encyclopedia.. Neville Coleman has produced one of the most comprehensive books on the subject ever, covering the Asian and Indo-Pacific species.. With over 3.. 000 brilliant images many rare or even newly discovered species are included, and the book is a true feast for the eyes.. I am lucky enough to own a copy signed by the author! 416 pages, hardcover.. » Neville Coleman 2008, ISBN 978-0-947325-41-1.. Nudibranchs of the World.. This huge book written by Helmut Debelius and Rudie H.. Kuiter may not be your ideal travel companion, but as the title suggests it is extremely comprehensive.. It covers almost 1.. 200 species from all over the world, illustrated by over 2.. 500 photographs by the authors and many other contributors.. 360 pages, hardcover.. » IKAN Unterwasserarchiv 2007, ISBN 978-3-939767-06-0.. North Atlantic Nudibranchs seen by Henning Lemche.. Written by Hanne Just and Malcolm Edmunds, this book covers the north Atlantic nudibranchs with the addition of some Mediterranean and north Pacific species - richly illustrated with danish zoologist Henning Lemche's beautiful paintings.. 170 pages, hardcover.. » Ophelia Publications 1985, ISBN 87-981066-1-9.. Biology of Opisthobranch Molluscs.. Written by T.. E.. Thompson and G.. H.. Brown, this is probably the most comprehensive nudibranch book covering the north Atlantic.. Illustrated with very accurate drawings, this book delves deeper into the biology of nudibranchs than almost any other.. 227 pages, hardcover.. » The Ray Society 1984, ISBN 0-903874-18-0.. A Field Guide to the Nudibranchs of the British Isles.. Rightly deemed as one of the best books on nudibranchs in the north Atlantic area, this book by.. Bernard E.. Picton.. and Christine C.. Morrow is virtually impossible to come by.. Thanks to the author I was recently able to get my hands on a copy, making my collection of nudibranchs books almost complete.. Thanks Bernard! 143 pages, softcover.. » Immel Publishing 1994, ISBN 1-898162-05-0.. Written by Dr.. T.. Thompson, this book not only explains about the identification techniques, but also tell in short the evolutionary history of nudibranchs - as well as collection and preservation methods.. This little gem is so hard to come by that I could only find.. one.. picture of it on the internet - but I got lucky at a used book store! 96 pages, paperback.. » T.. F.. Publications Inc.. 1976, ISBN 0-876664-59-1.. What on Earth is a Nudibranch?.. This small book by Jenny Tesar gives an elementary overview of what nudibranchs are, how they feed and so on.. While not the greatest tool for identification or advanced biology, it still is useful as an introduction for those not familiar with nudibranchs.. 32 pages, hardcover.. » Blackbirch Press 1995, ISBN 0-732958-18-0.. Below you'll find other books not about nudibranchs in particular, but containing nudibranch info  ...   the nudibranch sprecies present on both sides of the Atlantic - as well as a multitude of other animals.. 304 pages, softcover.. » AquaQuest Publications 2003, ISBN 978-1-881652-35-9.. Great British Marine Animals, 2nd Edition.. This comprehensive guide to the British marine life by Paul Naylor contains around 20 pages on nudibranchs, illustrated by.. photographs by the author.. Apart from the nudibranch section, it covers pretty much every animal group found in the seas around Britain.. 272 pages, softcover.. » Sound Diving Publications 2005, ISBN 0-952283-15-8.. Photographic Guide to the Sea & Shore Life of Britain & North-west Europe.. This book by Ray Gibson, Benedict Hextall and Alex Rogers covers the majority of marine species found on diveable depths around the British isles, and also contains 18 pages about the most common nudibranch species.. Illustrated by line drawings and photographs by Benedict Hextall and others.. 436 pages, softcover.. » Oxford University Press 2001, ISBN 978-0-19-850709-3.. Red Sea Reef Guide.. Helmut Debelius' comprehensive guide to the marine live found on the reefs of the Red Sea is a must for any diver visiting the area.. Nudibranch lovers will find 19 pages covering the most common species, and it is a handy tool for identification.. Richly illustrated by.. 321 pages, hardcover.. » DIVE Intl.. Publishing 2000, ISBN 0-953891-90-9.. Indian Ocean Reef Guide.. Helmut Debelius did not focus on nudibranchs in particular when putting together this otherwise excellent guide to the marine invertebrates of the Indian Ocean, but there are nevertheless seven pages about our favourite molluscs in this handbook.. If you can only bring one book, this would be your choice.. » IKAN Unterwasserarchiv 2001, ISBN 3-931702-67-7.. In addition to the above mentioned books, I use a number of online resources to research, identify and learn more about nudibranchs.. Over the last couple of years several groups and communities have surfaced on Facebook as well, offering useful help and information.. ».. Seaslugforum.. net.. Nudibranchia.. no.. Nudibranchs of the British Isles.. NudiPixel.. Mediterranean Slug Site.. The Slug Site.. Scottish Nudibranchs.. The Okinawa Slug Site.. Seaslug.. Southwest Indian Ocean Seaslug Site.. Philippine Islands Sea-Slugs.. NudiBase.. Nudibranchs of Australia and Indo-Pacific.. Bibliographica Nudibranchia.. I hope this list will be of value to those seeking more information about nudibranchs.. If you have tips for books or online resources not on this list, feel free to.. get in touch.. with me!.. The June 2012 issue of Russian dive magazine Predelnaya Glubina is out, and.. More.. A friend tipped me off about this amazing online SLR camera simulator, and.. Hungarian divers can look forward to reading all about diving at Gulen Dive.. Russian dive magazine Predelnaya Glubina is running a series of underwater photographer portfolios - and in their June issue it was my turn to show.. I have finally got around to installing Googles amazing translating capabilities on ScubaPixel.. This means you can now enjoy the stories and blog.. What to check?.. norwegian.. visions.. species.. nudibranchs.. unterwasser.. diving.. magazine.. resort.. competition.. marine.. divers.. photography.. underwater.. dykking.. wreck.. safari.. published.. website.. cover.. wetpixel.. gulen.. water.. nudibranch.. story.. The Cape Verde island of Sal offers astonishing cavern diving, suitable even for open water divers.. This is a diving experience you won't forget!By.. On the cover of Dykking magazine.. The Norwegian dive magazine Dykking used my image of a happy diver on the cover of their April 2010 edition.. By Christian..

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  • Title: Scubapixel.com - Blog - News and Tidbits
    Descriptive info: Blog - News and Tidbits.. The June 2012 issue of Russian dive magazine Predelnaya Glubina is out, and readers can kick back and learn more about diving at Gulen Dive Resort in Norway on a 14-page.. Russian dive magazine Predelnaya Glubina is running a series of underwater.. Russian dive magazine Predelnaya Glubina (Ultimate Depth) is running my close-up of a juvenile goldentail moray from Bonaire on the cover of their.. The third issue of Danish dive magazine Sportsdykkeren (Sports Diver) is out.. Team Norway finally rose to the challenge and claimed a much sought-after.. If you live in the Czech Republic and want to read about some serious diving,.. Latin America's premier diving magazine Espacio Profundo #114 is out, and Mexican readers can look forward to something completely out of the.. Nominated for equipment grant.. To support visual creativity and inspiration, Norwegian photo dealer FotoVideo launched an equipment grant earlier this year.. ScubaPixel is among the final five nominees in the blog project.. A Norwegian Affaire.. The wooden ketch Affaire of Stavanger was carrying oil cakes from Riga to.. Alex Mustard to judge Visions.. World famous underwater photographer Alex Mustard (right) joins the already.. Gulen story in Duiken.. The Dutch dive magazine Duiken is running my Gulen story as the main feature in.. Cover and story in  ...   their Seas and Oceans documentary series at Gulen.. New story and images: S/S Dølen.. The wreck of the 65 ft.. tugboat S/S Dølen is located at the outlet of Mjøsa,.. Berghia video on YouTube.. After being featured on the website of national broadcasting corporation NRK,.. Lygnstøylsvatnet on Travel+Leisure.. Travel+Leisure magazine has compiled a list of the 25 coolest under- water.. Weekend wreck special.. Norwegian newspaper Fædrelandsvennen ran an 8-page spread about the wrecks on.. Berghia norvegica rediscovered.. The Berghia norvegica nudibranch was described back in 1939, but it has never.. Destination Lembeh Strait.. Norwegian underwater photography dealer Aquaphoto has added dive photo trips to.. Images for Grieg Star Shipping.. Gulen story in Dykking Magazine.. Dykking, the Norwegian dive magazine, ran my Gulen story as the main feature in their April 2012.. Pink dolphin story in China.. Manatees are some of the most sweet and gentle sea creatures you'll ever find.. In Crystal Springs, Florida they are everywhere, and happily approach.. Alternative use of a flooded housing.. What can you do with a flooded underwater housing? Why not give a couple of goldfish a new home? Luckily, the flooded housing was not mine.. Kamchatka crab images.. I have added some images of the great kamchatka crab Paralithodes camtschaticus to the database.. Dare to go eye-to-eye with this giant russian..

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  • Title: Scubapixel.com - Blog - News and Tidbits
    Descriptive info: Crustaceans are a strange breed of animals.. They are closely related to insects, and their extreme diversity in terms of behaviour, size and.. VideoRay advertisement.. The wreck of M-1104 "Jan Hubert" was discovered by divers off the coast of southern Norway in January 2011.. The converted German trawler was in.. More periphylla images added.. Today, I have added 17 new images of the deep-sea jellyfish Periphylla periphylla; also known as Alien of the Deep.. Enjoy this rare..

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    Descriptive info: Fifth place at Wetpixel #419.. The theme in Wetpixels Picture of the Week competition #419 was 'red', and my image of a fireworm from Gozo was voted into fifth place in competition.. What on earth is an aeolid? If you're into nudibranchs you might know that it's not something from Lord of the Rings.. Here's a chance to get to know..

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    Descriptive info: All blog entries in 2012.. The June 2012 issue of Russian dive magazine Predelnaya Glubina is out, and readers can kick back and learn more about diving at Gulen Dive Resort in Norway on a 14-page spread.. Hungarian divers can look forward to reading all about diving at Gulen Dive Resort in the June 2012 issue of Submarine Búvármagazin - which has my squat lobster image on the cover.. Russian dive magazine Predelnaya Glubina is running a series of underwater photographer portfolios - and in their June issue it was my turn to show off some of my best images for the Russian.. This means you can now enjoy the stories and blog posts in almost any language!By Christian.. Russian dive magazine Predelnaya Glubina (Ultimate Depth) is running my close-up of a juvenile goldentail moray from Bonaire on the cover of their June 2012 issue.. The third issue of Danish dive magazine Sportsdykkeren (Sports Diver) is out this week, and those wanting to learn more about photograping nudibranchs will not be disappointed.. Team Norway finally rose to the challenge and claimed a much sought-after victory in the Unterwasser Visions contest in May 2012 - thanks to great images by Nils Aukan and Lill Haugen.. If you live in the Czech Republic and want to read about some serious diving, getting a copy of the new Oceán magazine is a good idea: My Gulen article is on print in their summer issue.. Latin America's premier diving magazine Espacio Profundo #114 is out, and Mexican readers can look forward to something completely out of the ordinary - about diving at Gulen Dive resort in Norway.. By.. The wooden ketch Affaire of Stavanger was carrying oil cakes from Riga to Helsingör when she ran aground outside the village of Årsdale on the east coast of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea on December.. World famous underwater photographer Alex Mustard (right) joins the already impressive jury line-up in the Unterwasser Visions photo contest, starting with the May competition.. Alex Mustard went all.. The Dutch dive magazine Duiken is running my Gulen story as the main feature in their June 2012 issue, which is already on the street.. Feast your eyes on their beautiful eleven-page spread!By.. DAN's quarterly publication Alert Diver is out, featuring my article about a deep air dive in the decompression chamber at Ullevål university hospital in Oslo.. They also used my image on the.. 000 people flying to or from Valletta may read.. Dutch dive magazine Duiken is running my image of a little Cuthona nana nudibranch posing beautifully on a stalk of eelgrass on the cover of their June 2012 issue.. The June 2012 issue of Dutch dive.. The Spanish production company Bluescreen recently wrapped up 10 days of shooting for an episode of their Seas and Oceans documentary series at Gulen Dive Resort in Norway.. tugboat S/S Dølen is located at the outlet of Mjøsa, Norway's biggest lake.. The brand new story and images are on print in Dykking Magazine next month.. The wreck of S/S.. After being featured on the website of national broadcasting corporation NRK, the video of the newly rediscovered Berghia norvegica nudibranch has had plenty of viewers on YouTube.. Good video.. Travel+Leisure magazine has compiled a list of the 25 coolest under- water attractions in the world, ranking lake Lygnstølsvatnet among sites like Truk Lagoon and Cleopatra's Palace in Alexandria,.. Grieg Star Shipping has purchased some of my images for decoration on two of their new 50.. 000 dwt Panamax cargo ships currently under construction at the Hyundai Dockyard in South Korea.. The images.. EZdive, the world's first bilingual dive magazine, has published my story about the pink dolphins of the Amazon River - the boto.. This is the first time I have been published in China.. In the latest.. Dykking, the Norwegian dive magazine, ran my Gulen story as the main feature in their April 2012 issue.. Readers can feast their eyes on a very nice seven-page main feature spread.. My story about.. Norwegian newspaper Fædrelandsvennen ran an 8-page spread about the wrecks on the south coast this weekend.. In addition to an interview, they used my images to illustrate the four stories.. The wreck.. The Berghia norvegica nudibranch was described back in 1939, but it has never been seen until we rediscovered it at the Nudibranch Safari in March 2012.. See images and video here!{loadposition.. Norwegian underwater photography dealer Aquaphoto has added dive photo trips to their range of offers, and the first destination is Indonesia's famous Lembeh Strait.. Don't miss it - let's go critter.. Nudibranchs in Scuba Diver TTL.. As the first Norwegian underwater photographer I  ...   variations.. This is the "classic" look of the Flabellina lineata, as described in most books and online resources on the subject.. It is nice and clean, with thin stripes runing along either side and from the.. Support your local aquarium!.. If you're lucky enough to have an aquarium close by, make sure you support them by paying a visit from time to time.. Dykkersport supports the aquarium in Drøbak by hosting a photo competition.. Nominated for Malta Press Awards.. My article about wrecks and caves on Malta and Gozo has been nominated for the prestigous Malta Tourism Press Awards, which is awarded once a year to honour journalists and photographers.. One of the.. Shooting Nudibranchs in Natur Foto.. Norwegian magazine Natur&Foto features my story on nudibranch photography in their first issue of 2012.. On a five-page spread you can learn more about what it takes to really nail the nudies.. If you.. Second place at Wetpixel #418.. The theme of the Wetpixel Picture of the Week competition #418 was "Frenzied", and among lots of feeding sharks my shrimp image was voted into second place.. This little swarm of Mysidium sp.. shrimp.. Wreck story in Dykking Magazine.. The story of the rescue steamer Parat is on print in Dykking Magazine this month, in their series covering Norwegian wrecks.. A unique twin wreck dive, Parat lies just four feet from the giant.. Here's a chance to get to know some of the most beautiful animals of the northern.. Portfolio in Dykking Magazine.. Dykking Magazine is running a series of portfolios with Norwegian underwater photographers, and in the February issue it is my turn to show off some of my best images.. If you want to read the upcoming.. Images in UnderWater magazine.. American UnderWater magazine is running a big ROV/AUV pictorial in their latest issue, and used several of my images showing a VideoRay micro-ROV in action on a wreck and in a fish farming.. Go to Gulen with Dykkersport.. The fabulous wreck of SS Frankenwald is just one of the destinations on Dykkersport's easter trip to Gulen Dive Resort.. Other wrecks will also be on the menu - as well as spectacular marine life,.. New addi(c)tion to the library.. Today, another addition to my nudibranch library arrived in the mailbox - a little treasure of a book called 'Nudibranchs' by Dr.. Thompson.. Written in 1976, it is almost impossible to come.. Crustaceans in X-Ray Magazine.. Issue #46 of X-Ray Mag has hit the digital newsstands today, featuring my comprehensive story about crustaceans entitled "Gladiators of the Sea".. Download the magazine for free today!Download issue.. Echinoderms are a strange breed of animals.. Their bodies show a five-sided symmetry, and they rely on a unique system of tube feet and fluid-filled canals for locomotion.. Check out the images!By.. New nudibranch book has arrived!.. Finally I have a new addition to my nudibranch library - the much coveted 'North Atlantic Nudibranchs (Mollusca) seen by Henning Lemche', the famous danish zoologist and painter.. {loadposition.. New magazine: Dive the World!.. The new international dive magazine Dive the World will soon hit the newsstands around the globe, and I am proud to have a huge Bonaire feature in their virgin issue.. You don't want to miss.. Divers are travelling like never before, and magazines are filled to the brim with underwater images that convey the feeling of 'being there'.. But sometimes it's the topside images that add the extra.. Look out for DIVE Magazine!.. If you're interested in diving in Norway, you should really look out for the March, 2012 issue of DIVE Magazine - it features my Gulen story over a six page spread.. Gulen article in Bluelife Magazyn.. Polish online magazine Bluelife has published my article about diving in Gulen on the Norwegian west coast.. Most of you will not understand a word - but Polish readers, please enjoy!By Christian.. For instance have more than 50 species of nudibranchs been found on the house reef.. If you travel to the Caribbean, Bonaire is the only place that counts.. There is a reason the car licence plates say 'Divers Paradise' - Bonaire has been voted 'Best Caribbean Destination' eight years.. Join us at the European Space Administration's Neutral Buoyancy Facility just outside Cologne, Germany for some spectacular astronaut training.. By Christian Skauge Published: Dec 1,.. This is a diving experience you won't forget!By Christian Skauge Published: Oct 8,.. Lake Lygnstøylsvatnet came into existence in 1908 after a big rock-slide closed off the river Lygna in Norangsdalen on the Norwegian west coast.. By Christian Skauge Published: Aug.. This is the first.. Over the last few days I have added more than..

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  • Title: Scubapixel.com - Blog - News and Tidbits
    Descriptive info: All blog entries in 2011.. Sea slug mystery solved?.. The mysterious, translucent sea slug I photographed at Gulen Dive Resort last April may be closer to giving up its secret identity.. The evidence suggests it to be a Pleurobranchus species.. When.. Merry Christmas!.. I want to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New year! A lot of exiting things has happened on Scubapixel.. com in 2011 - and stay tuned for more!Croatia was one of the interesting places I.. Gulen article in Sukeltajan Maailma.. I have been published in Finland for the first time! I don't understand a word they're writing, but Finnish magazine 'Sukeltajan Maailma' ran my Gulen story in their latest issue.. Finnish dive.. Your dive holiday is coming to an end, and you start to wonder when it's safe to fly.. The dive computer says one thing, the dive table another.. And what's really the difference between "no fly" and.. Cover and story in Sweden.. My article about Gulen Dive Resort has started to hit the streets, and one of the first print editions is 'Sportdykaren' - the magazine of the Swedish Diving Federation.. The wreck of MV "Bandak" is.. Cover of Ocean News magazine.. The VideoRay Pro 4 hovering over the anti-aircraft gun on the wreck of M-1104 "Jan Hubert" is a popular choice for magazine covers - this time in Ocean News & Technology.. The November/December issue.. 10th in Unterwasser Visions 2011.. The Unterwasser Visions contest 2011 has come to an end.. After having several images placed in the top 10 this year, I was ranked in 10th in the overall individual standings.. The Unterwasser Visions.. Team bronze in Visions 2011.. Team Norway placed second in the last Unterwasser Visions contest of the year, and was awarded an overall bronze medal after the points for 2011 were added up.. Lill Haugen's beautiful winning image in.. The depth gauge reads 60.. 2 meters, and I sound like Donald Duck.. My fingers are so numb they feel like they belong to someone else and I get disoriented just by turning my head - it just keeps.. Periphylla story in X-Ray Magazine.. In issue #43 of the global, online dive magazine X-Ray you can read more about the Alien of the Deep.. In Norway, the mysterious helmet jellyfish comes to the surface.. Read more about the deep-sea.. Unterwasser Picture of the Month.. Unterwasser is taking advantage of the absence of a Visions contest in December, and launch a new "Picture of the Month" challenge fronted by my underwater recycling image.. The images of the.. Another VideoRay advertisement.. VideoRay LLC has used another one of my images for a magazine advertisement, this time in the latest issue of Ocean News & Technology.. Images in MIC Marine brochure.. Among other products for the fish farming industry, Seafarm Systems produces the MIC Marine vacuum cleaning system.. They have used my underwater images in their new brochure and on their.. Third place at Wetpixel #410.. Last week the theme of the Wetpixel Picture of the Week competition was "Neighbours", and my two coral hermit crabs was voted into third place.. By Christian Skauge Published: Nov 28,.. I have updated the database with 75+ land and underwater images from Curaçao in the Caribbean - shot on a trip there in 2008.. By Christian Skauge Published: Aug 2, 2009The images.. Wetpixel POTW #411 entries.. Wetpixel's Picture of the Week #411 is open for entries, and this week's theme is "Orange".. I opted for a nudibranch and a decorator crab.. The strange-looking decorator crab Microphrys bicornuta is my.. 9th place in Wetpixel POTW #409.. Wetpixel's Picture of the Week #409 is concluded, and my little lonely nudibranch was voted into 9th place.. The contest attracted 60 entries last week.. The Adalaria proxima nudibranch also shows up in.. The converted German trawler was in pristine condition, offering countless World War II.. 8th in Unterwasser Visions.. The second to last Unterwasser Visions of 2011 is closed, and my image of the wreck MV "Bandak" was voted into 8th place in last month's contest themed "natural light".. MV "Bandak" is a beautiful.. Visit Nauticam at DEMA Show.. Photo: Lasse Iversen, www.. aquaphoto.. noIf you are going to visit the DEMA Show in Orlando this November, make sure not to miss the Nauticam booth or the interesting presentations by  ...   some unique images.. Check out the latest from Gullmarn on the Swedish west.. Second place at Wetpixel #381.. Last week the theme of the Wetpixel Picture of the Week competition was "Crinoids", and my image entitled "Spider's Web" was voted into second place.. Sometimes, the Antedon bifida can be found in this.. Team victory and 6th place in Visions.. Team Norway won the Unterwasser Visions photo contest for April 2011 ahead of Germany, and my nudibranch image was voted into 6th place by the jury.. EGGLAYING: This image of a Flabellina lineata.. Third place at Wetpixel #380.. Last week the theme of the Wetpixel Picture of the Week competition was "Clingfish", and my image was voted into third place.. The male guards the eggs, which are deposited inside an empty seashell.. More images from Lygnstøylsvatnet.. Is it still possible to be creative when visiting a divesite for the umphteenth time? I have added even more images from Lygnstøylsvatnet.. The still wintery landscape inspired me to work a little.. Images from Malta and Gozo.. I have now added over 70 images from my trip to Malta and Gozo last year to the database.. Feel free to enjoy both wrecks, caves and macro life!By Christian Skauge Published: Apr 26,.. Second and fourth at Wetpixel #379.. Last week the theme of the Wetpixel Picture of the Week competition was Squat Lobsters , and my images were voted into second and fourth.. Smithsonian exhibit opens - Exhibition Video.. Yesterday, the 2010 Nature's Best Photography Awards exhibit opened at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC.. You can see this image at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History.. Third and 2x second at Visions.. The Unterwasser Visions photo contest for March 2011 brought a third and two second places with one and the same image.. How is that possible? Read on to find out!SPACING ON THE CAKE: The jury found.. Dykking, the Norwegian dive magazine, chose my image of the Blenheim Bomber off the coast of Malta for their cover of the second issue of 2011.. This Bristol Blenheim bomber is apparently the only one.. Cover of Ocean News Technology.. The U.. S.. based Ocean News & Technology magazine used my picture of the VideoRay micro-ROV for their cover in the January/February 2011 issue.. A VideoRay inspecting a yacht propellar in Straub Marina.. Second place at Wetpixel #373.. Last week the theme of the Wetpixel Picture of the Week competition was "Red", and my image of a stone crab was voted into second place.. GLADIATOR OF THE SEA: The spiny stone crab makes for an.. Fifth place at Wetpixel #370.. Last week the theme of the Wetpixel Picture of the Week competition was "Man-Made", and my image from ESAs Neutral Buoyancy Facility was voted into fifth place.. DIVE INTO SPACE: At ESA's Neutral.. SOLD: Sea Sea TTL converter III.. I am selling my Sea&Sea TTL converter type III for Nikon.. Since I am shooting optical cables exclusively I no longer need this brilliant piece of equipment.. Need a TTL converter? I have one for sale.. Second place at Wetpixel #368.. The theme of the Wetpixel Picture of the Week competition #368 was "Eye Contact", and once again my "Krazy Krab" placed well in a competition.. The "Krazy Krab" continues to do well in competition.. Silver Medal at Underwater Photography.. My goldentail moray portrait was awarded a silver medal at Underwater Photography's 2010/11 annual photo contest.. MEDAL WINNER: This juvenile goldentail moray was extremely curious, and probably saw.. Sea Angel at the Smithsonian.. My Sea Angel image will be exhibited at the Smithsonian after being chosen by the jury of the 2010 Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards.. Not many Norwegian sea angels.. Featured in the 2011 Dykking calendar.. Norwegian dive magazine Dykking has recently published their 2011 calendar, with one of my pictures on the cover and two more pictures inside.. By Christian Skauge Published: Feb 5,.. Silver medal at Unterwasser Visions.. Team Norway claimed an impressive silver medal in the Unterwasser Visions team competition for 2010, only beaten by the spanish team.. This anemone close-up won in Unterwasser Visions in april 2010,.. A.. 36 easter images from Gulen.. I have added 36 images from my easter trip to Gulen Dive Resort at the Norwegian west coast.. There were lots of nudibranchs to be found,..

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    Descriptive info: All blog entries in 2010.. They are closely related to insects, and their extreme diversity in terms of behaviour, size and appearance always attract the attention of.. They have up to 40.. 000 hydraulically controlled tube feet, and are able to regenerate lost limbs.. These are just two of the remarkable traits of some of the most adaptable inhabitants of the sea -.. Cover of the Unterwasser 2011 calendar.. The latest issue of the German dive magazine Unterwasser just hit the newsstands, and to my delight one of my images was selected for the cover of their 2011 calendar.. The 2011 calendar is distributed.. Fifth place at Wetpixel #359.. Last week the theme of the Wetpixel Picture of the Week competition was "Natural Light", and my kelp forest image was voted into fifth place.. Natural light in the kelp forest.. Diving here is a truly.. Monthly Hotshots at Underwaterphotography.. My "Mirror Image" was voted as one of the Monthly Hotshots at the Underwater Photography website in November.. By Christian Skauge Published: Dec 2, 2010Underwater Photography picks a.. Nordic Champion 2010.. To my delight I won one gold, two silver and one bronze medal and claimed the overall title in the Nordic Championships in Underwater Photography 2010.. Highly Honoured in Windland Smith Rice Awards.. I have been chosen as a Highly Honored Photographer in the 2010 Nature s Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International.. See my Nordic Championship images!.. In a first-time move, the Swedish Diving Federation has decided to publicize all the competition images from the Nordic Championships.. First place at Wetpixel #356.. For the second time in 8 weeks one of my images was voted to the top of the Wetpixel Piture of the Week competition.. The theme of the week was.. Wreck image promotes Norway.. Photo: Innovation Norway One of my pictures of the wreck KNM Kjell was used by Norwegian tourist authorities.. 6th place in Unterwasser Visions.. My image of a clingfish with eggs was voted into sixth place by the jury in the Unterwasser Visions photo contest in October 2010.. My image of a Diplecogaster bimaculata clingfish claimed 6th place in.. On the cover of Natur Foto magazine.. In November 2010, Norwegian magazine Natur&Foto features my image of a Climacia lavigera nudibranch sitting on a red sponge on their cover.. My image of a Limacia clavigera nudibranch adorns the cover.. In their current issue, Russian dive magazine Maximum Depth is running an article about diving in.. Coral hermit fronts Visions contest.. Unterwasser Visions is nearing its final stages for 2010, and the October contest is fronted by my coral hermit crab image.. The Unterwasser Visions photo contest is open for anyone registered on the.. Feature in Natur Foto magazine.. Photo: Trine Rasch-Olsen, Natur&FotoIn their November 2010 issue, Norwegian photo magazine Natur&Foto is running a 10-page spread about my underwater photography - both images and an.. Free underwater images for WWF.. Photo: © Neil Oshima/BBDO Philippines/WWFWWF does important work to protect life in the oceans, and therefore I support them by providing free of charge underwater photography.. WWF's leaflet on.. But it was sitting there, perfectly in order,.. Monthly Hotshots at Underwater Photography.. One of my images was voted as one of the Monthly Hotshots at the Underwater Photography website in September.. The image, depicting the hydromedusae.. Double victory at Wetpixel #349.. Parrotfish was clearly the thing in Wetpixel s Picture of the Week competition last week.. My two images came in first and second.. The theme of the week.. Report from Nordic Photo Event 2010.. In September, UW photographers from all over Scandinavia converged on Gulen Dive Resort for five days of serious photo fun.. The Nordic Photo Event 2010 with Alex Mustard was a great success - viking.. New housing - Nauticam D300s.. Finally, my new baby has arrived.. I have invested in a brand new Nauticam housing for the Nikon D300s, and I can t wait to get it in the water.. Fourth place in the Norwegian Championships.. The Norwegian Championship was held during the first weekend of September, and I came in fourth after a decent performance.. Not having been in the water for.. Underwater Photography Day 2010.. Join us for a full day of underwater photography and videography at Kattegatcentret in Grenå, Denmark.. Speakers include Lars Kirkegaard, Stig Stasig, Ulrik Westphal and.. Cover of Dykking magazine.. The Norwegian dive magazine Dykking used my image of a  ...   My picture of KNM Kjell was voted into fourth place.. Four images through in European Wildlife Photographer.. Four of the ten images I entered in the European Wildlife Photographer of the Year have gone through to the next round of judging.. The.. Whip and wire corals are really worth studying.. Did you know there are small shrimp and fish living on them? By Christian Skauge Published: Apr 13, 2010 For the.. Weekly Hotshot at Underwater Photography.. My nudibranch image entitled 'flight' was judged 'Weekly Hotshot' at top underwater photo website Underwater Photography this week.. The vast Amazon river is home to the pink river dolphin, one of the few freshwater cetaceans in the world - seen here in artwork at the Ariau Amazon Towers resort north of Manaus.. Photo: Christian.. More wreck images added to the database.. Following publication of some articles in the Norwegian dive magazine Dykking, I have been able to add some more wreck images to the database.. Two images shortlisted at Underwater Photography.. Two of my images have been shortlisted at top underwater photo website Underwater Photography this month.. Everyone registered at.. Nudibranchs Galore.. I have added more images to the databank - this time from the Nudibranch Safari at Gulen Dive Resort the weekend before easter 2010.. By Christian Skauge Published: Apr 5, 2010A.. Nudibranchs Galore at Gulen Dive Resort.. The Nudibranch Safari at Gulen Dive Resort was very successful, and I have added lots of new images to the database.. For a full weekend, alltogether 12.. The Wetpixel Picture of the Week competition has reached it's 322nd edition, and my 'Boto Fight' image was voted into second place.. 4th place in Unterwasser Visions.. February brought another top ten placing in the german dive magazine Unterwasser Visions competition.. The jury rewarded my underwater recycling image a 4th place.. Anyone registered at the.. The results from the jury in Unterwasser Visions for February 2010 was just made public.. The Norwegian team clinched the victory!Anyone registered at the Unterwasser website can enter the Visions.. First place at Wetpixel POTW #319.. The Wetpixel Picture of the Week competition has reached it's 319th edition, and my 'Shadow Diver' image was voted the best of the week.. Three images shortlisted at Underwater Photography.. This month three of my images have been shortlisted for the Monthly Hotshots at Underwater Photography.. The shortlisted images are among.. Nordic Photo Event 2010.. Join us for a unique underwater photo workshop with top photographers Dr.. Alex Mustard, Christian Skauge and Lars Kirkegaard.. The workshop will be held at Gulen Dive Resort on 21.. -26.. of.. Runner-up at Underwater Photography.. Underwater Photography has made public the winners of the annual contest.. I made runner-up in the Wide angle divers category.. Images that.. First place at Wetpixel POTW #313.. The Wetpixel Picture of the Week competition has reached it's 313th edition, and my 'Pipeface' image was voted the best of the week.. National Team for Unterwasser Visions.. German dive magazine Unterwasser has invited the best photographers from last year's Unterwasser Visions contest to join a new team competition.. The top picture showing a starfish trying to overpower.. Rare nudibranch photographed.. On January 2 I came across the extremely rare nudi- branch Lophodoris danielsseni and managed to get some good photos.. The nudibranch is.. Picture of the Week at Captain Don's Habitat.. My image of an anemone shrimp went all the way to the top in the second to last Picture of the Week Competition at Captain Don's Habitat.. Periphylla - Alien of the Deep.. The Periphylla periphylla, or Crown jelly, is a deep-water species normally dwelling at 700-3000 meters of depth.. Want to dive with the Periphylla periphylla? Gulen Dive.. Sometimes the things you discover in the sea are so beautiful it leaves you completely dumbfounded.. The delicate and illusive sea angels certainly fall into that category.. By Christian Skauge Published: Dec 10, 2008Norway alone boast nearly a hundred.. In Crystal Springs, Florida they are everywhere, and happily approach you as soon as you get into the water - they want.. The story of the coastal freighter Bandak is on print in Dykking Magazine this month, in their series covering Norwegian wrecks.. On February 19, 1949 Bandak becomes the ship that sank.. And.. How is that possible? Read on.. More mantee images added.. I have added more manatee images today.. As with the previous images, they are all from Crystal Springs, Florida..

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