A splash of red.

© Beverly J. Speed

A splash of red.

Uploaded: November 10, 2006 17:57:56


Tiny red clown fish in brilliant green anemone. Taken while diving in Raja Ampat, Indonesia.

Equipment: Nikon D70 w/105mm lens in underwater housing, and two external strobes. Settings: F-22 and shutter speed of 1/500. Dual


Melissa Wynn November 10, 2006

Beautiful image. The color contrasts are really good. I like how you captured the little guy looking right at you guarding his anemone. Nicely done. Missy #554869

Colleen Farrell November 11, 2006

Terrific image! Love the composition, color, detail ... amazing that you were able to capture this while diving! I have a hard enough time on land. :) #3574355

Robin R. November 16, 2006

The color contrast is eye catching. Nice image. #3594875

Beverly J. Speed November 18, 2006

Melissa, Colleen & Robin,

I much enjoyed your feedback on the anemonefish image! Scuba diving is ‘what I live for’ and photography adds a whole new dimension to the hobby.


RC Fritz November 18, 2006

Superb! Excellent colors, detail, clarity and lighting, Beverly! Congrats! #3600317

Beverly J. Speed November 18, 2006

Thanx, RC!

The colors in the ocean just 'pop' with strobe lighting. What looks black may be a rich, deep blue...what looks brown turns bright red...it's like Christmas opening the images from dive trips.

Much appreciate your comments.



Mick Burkey December 29, 2006

What a fun image! The colors really do "pop"! Congratulations on the finals, Bev. #3754246

Mitch Spence level-classic December 29, 2006

This is a really nice shot, Bev. The contrasting colors and the great focus on the clown fish. #3754486

December 29, 2006

This marine inhabitant is caught in his (her) fulll glory #3757690

Robert Baer December 30, 2006

really cute image and wonderful colors, congratulations #3759831

Linda D. Lester level-classic December 30, 2006

The should of been the grand prize! Awesome shot...congratulations! #3761086

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic December 30, 2006

Congratulations on your second place winner. #3761793

Wendy S. Mogul December 31, 2006

Wow I love this shot! Congrats on winning second place! #3762661

Pam Ullman December 31, 2006

Wow! It's gorgeous and creative! Congrats on your win. #3762894

Cyn Valentine December 31, 2006

Congratulations Beverly..beautiful image! #3763344

Janine Russell level-deluxe December 31, 2006

Beverly, congratulations on your Second Place Win. #3765341

Wendy Stevenson January 01, 2007

Big Congrats on this most awesome win Beverly! I absolutely love this!!! Happy New Year to you and yours!! #3767060

Beverly J. Speed January 01, 2007

I am totally blown away!!! What an honor, and such wonderful feedback. Thank you all very, very much.

Happy New Year! #3767258

Dr Silly level-classic January 03, 2007

Wonderful eye you have. Beautiful image. Congratulations on your win and your POTD. :O)

Donna La Mattino Pagakis January 04, 2007

Gorgeous image, great colors and comp!! Congratulations on your win and PhotoFlash feature!! #3780723

Cheryl E. Molennor January 08, 2007

I love this Beverly!! Congratulations #3797013

Beverly J. Speed January 10, 2007

Wow...thanx again! I'm loving this feedback!!! What's a photo flash feature? I can't seem to find that. #3804072

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