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Gary's Underwater Galapagos Shots

Thanks to Arlita for lending me her "HERO" underwater digital camera. It worked very well and was easy to use!

Arlita's shots are here ---> http://public.fotki.com/GaryGS1/travel_albums/south-america/ecuador/the-galapagos-islands/arlitas-underwater-shots/

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My First Underwater Photo in the Galapagos Using Arlita'a HERO Camera!!!  Yikes!!!  White Tipped Sharks!!!
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My First Underwater Photo in the Gal…
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Globs of 6 to 8 foot White Tipped Sharks only an arm distance away and either resting or waiting for something!!!  Ya,,,  ME!!!
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Globs of 6 to 8 foot White Tipped Sh…
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I rushed up to the surface to ask our Guide (Luis) if it was safe!!!  He spit out some water and said "Sure".
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I rushed up to the surface to ask ou…
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They seemed pretty docile???
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They seemed pretty docile???
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On the other side of me were frishky and seemingly playfull Sealions.
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On the other side of me were frishky…
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Here is Luis, our Certified Galapagos Guide.
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Here is Luis, our Certified Galapago…
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Luis is also watching the White Tipped Sharks...
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Luis is also watching the White Tipp…
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I think that This Sealion wanted to play tag with me!!!
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I think that This Sealion wanted to …
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Gary's Underwater Galapagos Shots.
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Gary's Underwater Galapagos Shots.
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Face Shot while looking at the Sharks!!!  Yikes!!!
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Face Shot while looking at the Shark…
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This shows how close they swim to you!!!  This one skimmed me!!!
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This shows how close they swim to yo…
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See why they are called "White Tipped Sharks"!!!  I was following this guy!!!
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See why they are called "White Tippe…
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He was keeping a cold black eye on me!!!
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He was keeping a cold black eye on m…
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Here I am swiming after one of the White Tipped Sharks, keeping alittle distance.  About 10 feet or so.
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Here I am swiming after one of the W…
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I am still following this one!!!
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I am still following this one!!!
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Uch- ohhhhhhhhhhh... a turn around???
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Uch- ohhhhhhhhhhh... a turn around??…
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Sealions to the rescue...  They didn't seem bothered by the White Tipped Sharks.
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Sealions to the rescue... They didn…
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Diving Sealion after a big gulp of air from the surface.  I got lucky with this shot!!!
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Diving Sealion after a big gulp of a…
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These Sealions were very playfull and came very close...  actually skimming me occasionally...
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These Sealions were very playfull an…
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There were about 10 Sealions in all in this group.
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There were about 10 Sealions in all …
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Flipper '-)))
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Flipper '-)))
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Looking upto the surface to get some air!!!  I gotta breath too!!!
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Looking upto the surface to get some…
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Bye Fish...
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Bye Fish...
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Bye Sharks...
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Bye Sharks...
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Bye Sealions...
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Bye Sealions...
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It was fun...
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It was fun...
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Until next time... thanks for stopping in '-)))  Gary
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Until next time... thanks for stoppi…
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