In the North of Bali for some deeper diving

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In the North of Bali for some deeper diving

Postby bedlam » October 17th 2018, 1:06am

Took a trip to the north eastern tip of Bali for another diving holiday. Its a bit dark lower down so less chance for pics. Its also hard to manage camera equipment when you are running extra tanks. The water was mostly around 29C, 15-20m visibility, with the deepest dive around 75m. I also didn't take any watch pics. I was wearing the SBBN013 half the time, though it does tend to get left behind on deeper dives as with 2 computers, compass and a wrist slate there isn't a lot of available room. I missed the timing functions when it wasn't there though...setting timers on a dive computer is painful.

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Buddy doing deco on 50% oxygen (which must be getting low as the rear end is floating)
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Until next time ;-)
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Re: In the North of Bali for some deeper diving

Postby bobbee » October 17th 2018, 3:01am

Beautiful photography Carl!
I used to keep tropical marines, and owned several fish and inverts in your pics, like the lionfish, both types of clownfish and boxer shrimps and porcelain crab, with several types of anemones.
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Re: In the North of Bali for some deeper diving

Postby conjurer » October 17th 2018, 6:12am

Great pics, Carl! That turtle looks like good eating.
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Re: In the North of Bali for some deeper diving

Postby codguy » October 17th 2018, 6:16am

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Re: In the North of Bali for some deeper diving

Postby AlbertaTime » October 17th 2018, 7:02am

Super photos. What do you shoot with?
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Re: In the North of Bali for some deeper diving

Postby labman » October 17th 2018, 7:06am

Killer freaking pics - thanks for sharing
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Re: In the North of Bali for some deeper diving

Postby smellody » October 17th 2018, 7:52am

Nice fish and scenery!
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Re: In the North of Bali for some deeper diving

Postby bedlam » October 17th 2018, 8:12am

AlbertaTime wrote:Super photos. What do you shoot with?

Panasonic LX100 (also released as the Leica D-Lux Typ 109). Both have the same Leica lenses and are the same camera with some slight differences in body shape.
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Re: In the North of Bali for some deeper diving

Postby koimaster » October 17th 2018, 8:32am

Great photos. Hopefully you had a chance to dive for a few days.
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Re: In the North of Bali for some deeper diving

Postby foghorn » October 17th 2018, 8:39am

I always enjoy your quality photos, but those are some creepy colorful creatures and they give me the Heebie-jeebies.
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Re: In the North of Bali for some deeper diving

Postby koimaster » October 17th 2018, 4:12pm

75 meters is a good depth to go down to, almost 250 feet. I assume mixed gas? How much bottom time did you have?
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Re: In the North of Bali for some deeper diving

Postby Hawk » October 17th 2018, 4:36pm

Excellent photos. Number six reminds me a little of an ex-wife.
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Re: In the North of Bali for some deeper diving

Postby tiktok » October 17th 2018, 4:54pm

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Postby spanky1 » October 17th 2018, 5:04pm

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Postby MKTheVintageBloke » October 17th 2018, 5:37pm

That's some properly brilliant photography. Save perhaps the lionfish, I hate lionfish. One can't get a morning swim while on a windsurfing trip in Egypt, because them venomous bastards just wait to stick a spike in a tourist's leg, as if they couldn't just stay on their fucking reef...Sorry, got carried away. Again, great photos. And I fucking hate lionfish.
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Re: In the North of Bali for some deeper diving

Postby bedlam » October 17th 2018, 6:29pm

koimaster wrote:75 meters is a good depth to go down to, almost 250 feet. I assume mixed gas? How much bottom time did you have?

Yup, 18/35 trimix (18% oxygen, 35% helium) as bottom gas, 32% nitrox travel gas, 50% oxy deco gas in 4 tanks (3x 11 litres and 1x 7 litre)

We were down there to retrieve a camera, which we located almost immediately, and there wasn't anything down there to hang around for so we were up within 50mins. It was on a wall, so you can look at the critters as you do the ascent - much nicer than hanging in the blue doing your deco.
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Re: In the North of Bali for some deeper diving

Postby biglove » October 17th 2018, 8:14pm

Wow! Some great pics and serious technical diving skills.
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Re: In the North of Bali for some deeper diving

Postby TemerityB » October 17th 2018, 9:11pm

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Re: In the North of Bali for some deeper diving

Postby smellody » October 17th 2018, 9:16pm

Looks like an expensive aristocratic sport of the elite.
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Re: In the North of Bali for some deeper diving

Postby bedlam » October 17th 2018, 11:06pm

smellody wrote:Looks like an expensive aristocratic sport of the elite.

Heh heh.

Recreational diving is an everyman pursuit but the technical stuff isn't. In that pic of my buddy there is over 4K in regulators alone. Still, you could kit up for a 100m dive and still have change left over from the price of a Daytona ;)
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Re: In the North of Bali for some deeper diving

Postby kevco » October 18th 2018, 4:58am

The turtle is perfection.
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Re: In the North of Bali for some deeper diving

Postby foghorn » October 18th 2018, 5:11am

kevco wrote:The turtle is perfection.



Is it the PADI version?
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Re: In the North of Bali for some deeper diving

Postby JAS1125 » October 18th 2018, 5:55am

Absolutely stunning pics
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Re: In the North of Bali for some deeper diving

Postby bedlam » October 18th 2018, 8:14am

foghorn wrote:
kevco wrote:The turtle is perfection.

Is it the PADI version?

Nope, thats a TDI turtle :lol:
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Re: In the North of Bali for some deeper diving

Postby wottime » October 18th 2018, 9:14pm

Awesome Pics. The clarity and color is amazing.
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