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Hawaiian Turtle by manaphoto Hawaiian Turtle by manaphoto
I have a new job as an underwater photographer, here's a sample of my first day on the job.
Hawaiian green sea turtle glides through the ocean.


Checkout my new underwater video with dolphins and turtles in Hawaii [link]
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Crystalheart9 Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful photo.  The detail is amazing, I faved it.
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kwyjibosinkus Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015
Sea turtles are bald and taste like beef.
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Pretty-Planet Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014
Awesome!  How on earth did you land that fabulous job???!!!
Sign me up!
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varundubey Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2012
just so beautiful. Hawaii is a definite must visit on my list now :) (even though it is 30+ hours by flight!)
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manaphoto Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012  Professional Photographer
wow, that is a long flight.
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PaulBrozenich Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2011   Photographer
Very nice, let's trade jobs ;)
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manaphoto Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2011  Professional Photographer
haha.
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ginaphotos Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Great shot! I love green sea turtles.
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manaphoto Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2011  Professional Photographer
thanks.
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noomxbass Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Stunning capture! :heart:
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:iconmanaphoto:
manaphoto Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010  Professional Photographer
thank u.
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ITacosharkI Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2010  Student Photographer
Awesome shot, I love sea turtles. So jealous of your job.
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manaphoto Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010  Professional Photographer
haha, thanks.
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:iconriannia:
Riannia Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2010
Nice shot, what sort of strobes do you have going?
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manaphoto Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010  Professional Photographer
thanks, I use natural light.
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TresTShirts Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2010
:hmm:...If you like this maybe you'll dig this... :w00t:

:onfire:

Save the sea turtles! [link]
Maybe you could vote for my turtle here: [link]
Don't forget to sign up first ^^;
^^; :woohoo:
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ZenAkita Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
CLear shot and the water contrast really pops that boy!
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:iconmanaphoto:
manaphoto Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2010  Professional Photographer
thanks...I have much better ones now that I need to upload.
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ZenAkita Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
;)
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guillephil Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful !
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Lurvig01 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2010  Professional Photographer
You're job is awesome.
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manaphoto Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2010  Professional Photographer
yeah it is.
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Lunawhite7 Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2010
Great shot!! You can't even tell you're underwater!!
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manaphoto Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2010  Professional Photographer
thanks.
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:iconlyssiski:
lyssiski Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2010   Photographer
Very pretty! I wish i could take underwater pictures, i think that'd be an awesome job :D
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manaphoto Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2010  Professional Photographer
there is a lot of wet work involved...haha.
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7oran Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2010
Nice shot.:)
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lauricedeephd Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2010
This is definitely a beautiful one! I dearly love sea turtles!

:+fav: :)
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manaphoto Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2010  Professional Photographer
Thank you very much.
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lauricedeephd Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2010
This is definitely a beautiful one! I dearly love sea turtles!

:+fav: :)
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DuckOfDeath Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2010
You have a JOB as an underwater photographer?!?! Awesome! Who do you work for?

Nice shot, btw. I like that you didn't blur out all the surrounding environment.
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manaphoto Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2010  Professional Photographer
Thank you...I work for a dolphin tour company out of Ko Olina resort in Hawaii.
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DuckOfDeath Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2010
So, your main duty is to photograph the tourists frolicking with the dolphins?
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manaphoto Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2010  Professional Photographer
you could say that.
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DuckOfDeath Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2010
Sweet!
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meihua Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2010
I am very jealous of your job.
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manaphoto Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2010  Professional Photographer
haha.
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grugster Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2010
Very beautiful! :+fav:
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soulslave Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2010
duuuuuuude!!
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dimkatm Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2010
Ninja-Turtle eh??
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Lav1908 Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2010
pic of the day. very nice. would love to see a more even background but I'm hairsplitting... :)
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manaphoto Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2010  Professional Photographer
Thanks...not sure what you mean by even background.
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June 7, 2010
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NIKON CORPORATION
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NIKON D200
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F/6.3
Focal Length
24 mm
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Jun 4, 2010, 9:11:35 AM
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