Grand Cayman: Colors of the Caribbean
Published on 2015-11-29 12:39:44
It was Pirate Week again!
Just like in 2013, I went to Grand Cayman for a short week of pirate-inspired fun. On land: rum, friends, ships, Jolly Rogers, pirates and more rum. Underwater: good visibility and cool critters hence a tonload of pictures and a cool little video with my first attempt at synchronizing music and action!
We stayed at Sunset House again, a nice dive operation in a diver-friendly resort with a very divable house reef featuring the famous mermaid and a noisy tourist submarine which can show up on you unexpectedly (but you hear it coming...) We also dove with Indigo Divers, a cool little dive operation, almost private, with just one stranger and our group of four on a very comfortable boat.
Camouflaged hairy crabs, other crabs indiscernible from sea cucumbers, free swimming giant green morays, cool looking hermit crabs and a dozen of other critters, a couple of which I saw for the first time, made the relax dives around the West End enjoyable.
Shooting-wise, no great news there: 1/125 Tv, macro-mode, forced flash for small stuff, 1/250 Tv, flash forced-off, manual white balance and post-processing color correction for wide angle and video. Slower shutter speeds for wrecks, higher for sunbursted stingrays at stingray city!
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