scuba diving

Flounder Close-up

Close-up of a flounder at the New England Aquarium in Boston, Massachusetts. This flatfish was born with an eye on each side of its head then one eye migrated to the other side of the body as the fish grows...
African Penguin

African Pengiun

An african penguin (Spheniscus demersus) also known as the jackass penguin and black-footed penguin, relaxes on the rocks at the New England Aquarium. This species of penguin is confined to southern African...
Grunter Fish

White Grunter

A sparkling white grunter fish within a shoal of yellow-striped snappers, photographed at the New England Aquarium....
Shoal of Snappers

Shoal of Snappers

A shoal of yellow striped snappers, photographed at the bottom of the five story tank of the New England Aquarium....
French Angelfish

French Angelfish

A French angelfish (Pomacanthus paru) photographed at the New England Aquarium. Normally found in the western Atlantic Ocean from Florida to the Bahamas to Brazil, as well as the Gulf of Mexico and the Cari...
African Penguins

African Penguins

African penguins, photographed at the New England Aquarium. They are also known as jackass penguins because they make a sound that is similar to a donkey's bray. African penguins are found on Africa's coast...
Walden Pond Free-Divers

Walden Free-Divers

John Small, Renee Blundon and Dan Christianson between dives at Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts. See more photos and a full write-up at Free-Diving at Walden Pond. Photo by Julian Honma....
Free-Diving Walden Pond

Preparing the Line

It's a chilly October day in Walden Pond, free-dive instructor, Nick Fazah, from East Coast Divers, prepares the line while I do my breath-up. Photo by Julian Honma....
Free-Diving Boston

Getting Ready to Descend

Renee Blundon and Nick Fazah from East Coast Divers floating face down, breathing from snorkels on the surface at Walden Pond, in preparation to descend to 25 meters (82 feet). More photos with a full write...
Homarus americanus

The One in 2 Million

A blue american lobster (Homarus americanus), photographed at the New England Aquarium. An estimated one in 2 million lobsters are blue due to a genetic mutation which causes a blue lobster to produce an ex...
Free-Diving Walden Pond

Free-Diving at Walden Pond

Nothing is more fantastic than free-diving in the waters of my own beautiful homeland. Floating face down on the surface of Walden Pond, in the world I forcibly left behind, instructor, Nick Fazah, from Eas...
Free-Diving Boston

New England Free-Diving

Renee Blundon and instructor, Nick Fazah from East Coast Divers, free-dive through dark thermoclines at Walden Pond, in Concord, Massachusetts on a chilly, fall day in October. Photo by Julian Honma. See mo...
Lumpfish

Lumpfish

A lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus), also known as a lumpsucker, photographed at the New England Aquarium. The lumpfish is found in shallow waters, attached to rocky bottoms in the North Atlantic and adjacent p...
Cobbossee Lake

Post Cobbossee

Renee Blundon, post free-diving in Cobbossee Lake on a fall day in Monmouth, Maine. Photo by Autumn Blundon....
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A Young Free-Diver

Eleven year old, Autumn Blundon, from North Monmouth, Maine, braves the 15° C  (60° F) water temperature to free-dive alongside her sister, Renee Blundon (photographer) in Maranacook Lake of Maine, USA. "I ...
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A Free-Diver in the Making

Eleven year old, Autumn Blundon, braves the 15° C  (60° F) water temperature in Winthrop, Maine to free-dive alongside her sister, Renee Blundon (photographer), in Maranacook Lake. Renee was free-diving in ...
Pumpkinseed Sunfish

Pumpkinseed Sunfish

A pumpkinseed sunfish (Lepomis gibbosus), photographed in Maine's Maranacook Lake. It's also known as the pond perch, common sunfish, punkys, sunfish, sunny and kivver....
Maranacook Lake

Fish in Maranacook

Loads of freshwater juvenile fish shoal around clouds of fish eggs in the center of the south basin of Maine's Maranacook Lake. The mix of juveniles are small mouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu), large mouth ...