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Eunicella verrucosa

(Pallas, 1766)


Miguel Oliveira Eunicella verrucosa Portugal - Nazaré - Night dive Canon Powershot A590, Subsee 10+, Inon Z-240 1/500, f8, Manual mode, Strobe manual. Myself comments: It´s not a real macro, but it´s what I can get from my nice compact. I belive I could got a better composition, but I´m still learning to shoot with the macro lens. Like to read your´s comments...

Jacobo Alonso Rodríguez Good pick. But you must try do it near. With your camera and subsee you can shoot 2cms. Dont use camera zoom. Choose an alone arm and shoot to the deep on flat plane. Put your strobe behind of flat plane sensor of your camera pointing up and pointing outside of the pick. Good pick. Really good. Only practice more options to do each pick underwater. Only so you cuold see the differences. Shooting the same thing with diferents configurations. Thanks.

Miguel Oliveira This one was taken with the subject at 10 cm from the camera because I forgot to activate the macro mode. On pool test I realise that the biggest magnificacion I can get is with camera zoom at maximum (105mm) and macro mode on. At that configuration I can shoot at 5-7 cm distance and fill the camera screen with an 2,5 cm wide object.

Miguel Oliveira I took a lot of other pictures, mainly changing strobe position: With strobe more above: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=285902051437853&set=a.213826365312089.69371.100000541810883&type=3&theater With strobe above, and a light behind: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=285902008104524&set=a.213826365312089.69371.100000541810883&type=3&theater Thanks for your advices.

Message posted on Underwater Macro Photographers on 06 Oct 2011
Ruth Sharratt Two dog whelks - Lleyn peninsula - sept 2011. Thought you may like to see the picture from Wales. The one from France was the first time I have seen the white variety of pink sea fans. I believe they are moving north.

Rohan Holt White Eunicella verrucosa around Skomer...

Message posted on Seasearch North Wales on 30 Dec 2011
João Pedro Silva Shot only a few hours ago in Sesimbra, Portugal. About 10mm long on Eunicella verrucosa, ~10m deep, night dive.

Message posted on Seasearch Identifications on 11 May 2013
Joe Bater Hi Would anyone know of any images of pink fan corals? I'm off to Cornwall next week and unless there are Basking Sharks suddenly appearing the plan is to shoot these and if I find any their nudibranchs... I'm looking for some inspiration to plan the shot. best regards j.

Dany Ros http://a7.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/282782_10150971389922147_1924586865_n.jpg

Dany Ros Is this one a pink se fan coral?

Joe Bater Might be... Thanls.

Joe Bater *thanks even!

David Fenwick Snr Do a google image search for Eunicella verrucosa !

David Fenwick Snr Also check out http://www.marlin.ac.uk/speciesinformation.php?speciesID=4343

Dany Ros http://a3.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/250904_10150971389132147_1227669209_n.jpg

Joe Bater thankyou!

Douglas Herdson Colin Munro (www.colinmunrophotography.com) has probably done the most PSF photography, along with Keith Hiscock. Along with the nudibranchs (and their eggs) look for anemones and barnacles on them: see http://pinkseafan.wildlifetrusts.org/downloads/MCS_Pink%20Seafan%20Information%20CD.pdf.

George Brown For Joe Bater. http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.3774129604489.151371.1614272106&type=3#!/photo.php?fbid=3774130204504&set=a.3774129604489.151371.1614272106&type=3&theater

Taxonomy
Animalia (Kingdom)
  Cnidaria (Phylum)
    Anthozoa (Class)
      Octocorallia (Subclass)
        Alcyonacea (Order)
          Holaxonia (Suborder)
            Gorgoniidae (Family)
              Eunicella (Genus)
                Eunicella verrucosa (Species)
Associated Species