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UW Photo Tips: High Key with black subjects on black sand

In Underwater Macro Photography black subjects are usually not as popular as coloured subjects. First because they tend to be less striking and second because they often cause the background to overexpose. So a lot of photos get deleted from harddrives because either the subject is too dark or the background is blown out. Exceptions ...

Lembeh Divesites: TK1

The TK 1 is one of three Divesites on the northern Mainland Side of the Lembeh Strait. TK stands for Teluk Kembahu– Teluk is indonesian for “bay” and Kembahu is the name of the fishing village situated in this bay. The bay has a extremely black sandy beach and offers very attractive and productive muckdiving. ...

Lembeh Divesites: Aer Bajo

Aer Bajo is something like the Prototype of a Black Sand Muck Dive: No Corals, no Reef, no Topography …just a Black Sand slope with some Debris and Garbage. A Muckdiving Lover would say: A Perfect place. Aer Bajo is situated on the Island side and faces north from a little headland sticking out into ...

Lembeh Dive Sites: Rojos

Rojos is a Black Sand Muck Dive on the northern Island Side of the Strait. It is located in Between Batu Sandar and Angels Window – just next or half under a Pearl Farm. Besides some Coral Patches in the Shallows it is basicly just very fine (but not muddy) black sand with some small sponges ...

Everyone is back!!

Once again, back in Lembeh. And not only me, when I arrived at NAD six other guests in several groups that I met the last couple of years here where also back. One would think that the black sand, so so visibility as well as muck divings risk for dives with not much to see ...

Greenwater Macro

Lembeh Strait is famous for rare Critters, Black Sand Muck dives, and the Mekka for divers that want to see rare creatures. But it is also a place that often has very limited visibility. Like for example the last week: After a long period of reasonably good visibility (for Lembeh that means 10+ meters) we ...

Hairy Frogfish Couple

On todays second morning dive we went to Jahir Two – one of the popular black sand muck dive sites of Lembeh Strait. Since several weeks there are two Hairy Frogfish (Antennarius striatus) in the shallows of the dive site – a bigger yellow one and a smaller orange one (the smaller one is usually ...

Markus and Nicole – the Frogfish Maniacs

Today Markus and Nicole from Germany left NAD Lembeh Resort after a 20 days stay with us. And during that stay we found out really quickly that they have a strong preference for black sand muck dives and that Markus is absolutely crazy about frogfish. And frogfishes he got. They saw minimum 25 different individual ...

Seahares keep coming!

Yesterday we went to Madidir 1 – a black sand muckdive at the southern end of the Lembeh Strait. It is a dive site we preferrably dive from february to april and this was our first visit for this year. Besides several seahorses, pipehorses, octopus, shaggy frogfish and a black hairy frogfish we also found ...

Creature Feature: Yellow Pygmy Goby

The Yellow Pygmy Goby (Lubricogobius exiguus) can be found frequently in Lembeh Straits black sand muckdives: It’s poppy yellow colour makes it stand out and an attractive critter for Photographers, Videographers and normal divers alike. It usually lives in pairs and can be found on mucky sand substrates – living in holes, under pieces of ...

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