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Exceptional Documentary – The Intelligent Killer Whale – National Geographic Documentary


Beautiful documentary well worth the time to watch!I have restricted my video posts as they take up too much space on the blog but make exceptions for the exceptions ­čśë
Wishing all of you faithful followers, the best of weekends & thank you for your fidelity!

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Dakuwaqa’s Garden – Underwater footage from Fiji & Tonga


For today… here’s a little corner of untouched paradise!
Wishing to all my fellow bloggers a very good weekend ­čÖé

Uploaded on Oct 4, 2011
Underwater footage shot whilst scuba diving in the Fiji islands and Tonga. Featuring colorful coral reefs, huge schools of tropical fish, sharks, humpback whales, underwater caves, scuba divers and much more marine life from the south Pacific.

Please “like”, favorite, share, or leave a comment here or on my channel at http://www.youtube.com/bubblevision. My Facebook page is at http://www.facebook.com/bubblevision and I have more scuba diving videos and underwater footage on my website at http://www.bubblevision.com, where you can also license rights managed and royalty free stock footage.

The coral reefs of the south Pacific are alive with a huge variety of tropical fish and marine critters. A great way to explore them is to scuba dive with the Nai’a liveaboard based in Fiji. I was working as the Nai’a’s video pro when I shot this footage. See http://www.naia.com.fj/

The underwater footage was shot in high definition HDV 1080i 60i with my Sony HVR-Z1P HDV camera in a Light & Motion Bluefin HD housing. The footage was converted to 720p for YouTube using my high quality method:
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The music is “In the Meadows” by Stephen Richard Thomas Brown, under a Creative Common licence http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b….
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View the names of all the dive sites and names of all the tropical fish and other marine life by turning on closed captions with the CC button. Here is the full shot list of species and dive sites. You can find more complete information at http://www.bubblevision.com/underwate… :

0:04 – “E6”, Bligh Water, Fiji
0:06 – Reticulated Dascyllus at “Maytag”
0:09 – “Mushrooms”, Namena Marine Reserve
0:11 – “Coral Corner”
0:13 – “Maytag”
0:15 – “Coral Corner”
0:17 – “Mellow Yellow”
0:20 – “E6”
0:22 – Chironephthya corals at “Mount Mutiny”
0:24 – Cave at “Lion’s Den” near Wakaya Island
0:28 – Chironephthya corals at “The Whole Shebang”
0:31 – “The Whole Shebang”
0:33 – “Mellow Yellow”
0:35 – “E6”
0:37 – “Kansas” at North Save-a-Tack
0:39 – Lyretail anthias at “Howard’s Diner”
0:43 – “Maytag”
0:45 – Banded sea krait at “Jim’s Alley” near Gau Island
0:52 – Pacific sailfin tang
0:54 – Button polyps at “Humann Nature”
0:56 – Urn ascidians at “Becky’s” near Makogai Island
0:59 – Pom pom Xenia
1:03 – Barberi clownfish
1:05 – Barberi clownfish at “Cat’s Meow”
1:07 – Barberi clownfish
1:11 – Pink anemonefish
1:13 – Blueband gobies
1:16 – Firefish at Lua Lafalafa Reef, Tonga
1:18 – Orbicular batfish
1:20 – Teira batfish over the “Nasi Yalodina” wreck
1:22 – Elongate surgeonfish
1:24 – Blackfin barracuda
1:27 – Bigeye trevallies at “Grand Central Station”
1:29 – Schooling bannerfish at “School House”
1:31 – Pacific double-saddle butterflyfish
1:33 – Blue and gold fusiliers over yellow scroll coral at Nigali Passage
1:35 – Barcheek trevally at “Tetons”
1:37 – Golden damsel & bluestreak cleaner wrasse
1:40 – Blue and gold fusilier and bluestreak cleaner wrasse
1:42 – Sunburst anthias at “Palako’s Patch”
1:44 – Speckled damsel spawning at Uoleva Point
1:46 – Arc-eye hawkfish at “Anthias Avenue”
1:38 – Longsnout flathead at Luangahu Reef
1:51 – Ribbon eel at “Tetons”
1:53 – Giant moray
1:55 – Juvenile rockmover wrasse at “Two Thumbs Up”
1:57 – Firefish
2:00 – Red lionfish
2:02 – Whitetip reef shark under “Kansas”
2:04 – Grey reef shark
2:10 – Sinularia corals
2:12 – Blue-spotted puffer
2:15 – Blackspotted puffer at Ha’afeva Island, Tonga
2:17 – Blue-green Chromis
2:21 – Red lionfish
2:23 – Zebra lionfish at Luangahu Reef
2:28 – Coral grouper at “Becky’s”
2:30 – Dwarf hawkfish
2:32 – Scorpionfish
2:34 – Randall’s prawn-goby
2:36 – Signalfin goby
2:39 – Gorgeous prawn goby & snapping shrimp
2:41 – Weedy pygmy seahorse
2:43 – Ornate ghost pipefish
2:47 – Ornate ghost pipefish eggs in brooding pouch
2:50 – Christmas tree worm
2:53 – Manta ray at Vatu Vai
2:58 – Hawksbill turtle
3:03 – Humpback whale mother and calf at Ha’apai, Tonga
3:10 – Malabar grouper
3:15 – Honeycomb coral
3:19 – “Lion’s Den”
3:21 – “Mushrooms”
3:23 – “Coral Corner”
3:25 – “Mushrooms”
3:28 – Whitemargin unicornfish
3:30 – Dendronephthya soft coral
3:32 – Bigeye barracuda
3:35 – “Gomo”
3:39 – “Nasi Yalodina” wreck
3:41 – “E6”
3:43 – Lance blenny
3:45 – Triplespot blenny
3:48 – Valentini puffer
3:50 – Parrotfish at Nukupule
3:52 – Bluespotted ribbontail ray
3:54 – Blotched fantail ray at Ha’afeva Island
3:56 – Orange mantis shrimp
3:59 – Sexy shrimp
4:01 – Day octopus
4:04 – Fuchsia flatworms mating
4:07 – Bullock’s Hypselodoris
4:09 – Spanish dancer
4:14 – Spanish dancer at Ha’afeva Island
4:18 – Brown booby at Vatu-i-ra

Dakuwaqa is a shark-god from Fijian mythology. Learn about him at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BEHydv…
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Stars on ripples…


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Water glittering
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Ripples glistering
Under the burning
Midday sun as fallen
Stars under a full
Moon, igniting and
Vanishing in the
Same gasp…

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These photos took me a long time to capture. My camera is not a sophisticated one and it took me ages to get those stars shinning ­čÖé
Enjoy them!

Unusually striped jelly fish!


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We were strolling peacefully
Along the beach, wind blowing
Sun hibernating… When this
Jelly Fish caught our attention.
We swiftly “stole” the moment
Into our pocket of treasures,
Locking it safely in our prized
Collection…

Of family history.

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The regular…
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Le grande bleu / The big blue short video


This is the only video I could find which is good but not the entire film.It was very popular at the time. The only thing I would have changed, is its ending which is quite tragic. It is very poetic, artistic and mostly directed to lovers of nature.

I quote Wikipedia that gives a summary of the story.

Enzo and Jacques have known each other from their native village, when their passion was diving. One day, the father of Jacques killed while diving. Years later, Jacques tested by scientists, who find that his body when he dives into icy water, like that of a dolphin appears to react. The experiments in the present Johanna (played by Rosanna Arquette ) falls for the mysterious dolphin-man, and follows him to Italy. Enzo ( Jean Reno ), now diving world champion, Jacques challenged to a game, because he knows that this is the only diver in the world who could beat him. In this competition the men exceed the limits of human potential and find Jacques finally home.