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40 Ton Humpback Whale Leaps Entirely Out of the Water!  A Video by Craig Capehart
 
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It was a rare clear, crisp, cold, winter day offshore Mbotyi in Pondoland, Eastern Cape province, South Africa (formerly Transkei). The seas were unusually calm that day on the Indian Ocean. That wouldn't last long, soon returning to howling winds, whitecap waves, and giant swells! Did I mention it was cold - on land, at sea, and in the water?! We are four SCUBA divers in a small "rubber duck" inflatable boat with two powerful 110 hp four stroke outboard motors. Clive is captain, Carlos is divemaster, and Levi is deckhand. We are hunting for sardines. It is the annual world famous "South African Sardine Run", a mass migration of pilchard fish up the east coast of Africa. Actually, we are not interested in the sardines but rather the predators they attract. Hungry bottlenose and common dolphins herd the long line of small sardines into compact groups called "bait balls". Once a ball is formed, a feeding frenzy ensues. Dolphins, sharks, and birds feast on the dense pack of small fish. An ultralight airplane is overhead, looking for the action. Sightings are radioed to us and off we go at breakneck speed, hoping to record some real action. Sadly, our six or seven hours daily on the water entail mostly waiting, waiting, and waiting a little longer until we find the elusive sardine bait ball. Entertaining us while we wait are migrating humpback whales. Some are a mothers with calves. Some are males traveling in small groups. This day, there were few sardine sightings but the whales seemed to be everywhere! An unexpected bonus! This video shows a humpback whale mother cow swimming with a calf. It shows an adult 40 ton whale on its back, slapping both its left and right fins on the water, then leaping entirely out of the water! It seems that never before has a recording been made of an adult humpback whale leaping entirely out of the water! A very rare event, indeed. Dolphins and even Great White Sharks have been seen flying out of the water, but this is a first for an adult humpback whale! Note: I sometimes have to remind my northern hemisphere friends that although it is summer in July and blisteringly hot and dry in parts of America and Europe, in South Africa it is exactly the opposite! It is dark, cold, winter now! Did I mention that it is cold? To use this video in a commercial player or in broadcasts, please email [email protected] (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 10910193 Craig Capehart
Tubbataha Reef Philippines:  Whale Shark, Tiger Shark, Whitetip Shark, Eagle Ray, Turtle!
 
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Tubbataha Reef, Ado, Cuyo off M/V Stella Maris liveaboard. Solana Resort, Anilao daily diving. Bonus: Manila WWII American Cemetery shown in last 2 minutes. GoPro Hero 2 in Eye of Mine and Backscatter housings. Let me know correct identifications. (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 11882 Craig Capehart
Great White Shark Encounter!  Video by Craig Capehart
 
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Great White Sharks in the open ocean, up close and personal. Shark bait line rodeo challenge. Blowing sperm whales, leaping dolphins, sea lions, many fish. Cage and submersed platform diving. Don't miss the futuristic two person scooter "submarine" as it whizzes by. Great White is the apex predator of the ocean - you don't stand a chance! Divers from Japan, Ukraine, Canada, Russia, and USA. Thanks to Lawrence Groth, expedition leader, and crew from Mexico on Solmar V. Underwater sequences shot with GoPro Hero HD Camera in Eye of Mine housing R4 mode. Ambient light. Water temperature 64F. August, 2011. Please watch my other videos! (c) Craig Capehart “To use this video in a commercial player or in broadcasts, please email [email protected]
Views: 12270 Craig Capehart
Advanced Open Water Deep Dive Skill Test - SCUBA Cozumel
 
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Student diver from Germany takes the PADI deep dive skill test. He did it faster at depth than at the surface! Congratulations, Lionel! Cozumel, Mexico. (c) Craig Capehart. GoPro Hero HD camera, R4 mode.
Views: 13978 Craig Capehart
Yap - Manta Ray Bay Hotel Traditional Dance Demonstration
 
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A dance demonstration at the 30th Anniversary Celebration of Bill Acker's Manta Ray Bay Hotel and Yap Divers. Yap, Micronesia. June 24, 2016. (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 9276 Craig Capehart
Great White Shark Charges Into Cage, Struggles, Escapes!  Video by Craig Capehart
 
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I was diving with Great White Sharks in the Pacific Ocean at Guadalupe Island off the coast of Mexico when one charged into the cage, struggled mightily, then escaped!! Neither those of us in the cage nor the shark were injured. It was the most frightening thing that has ever happened to me!! (Previously, the most frightening thing that had happened to me was being vectored into a thunderstorm when I was piloting a single engine airplane over Iowa at night in clouds and rain about 25 years ago..} Although the incident lasted only seconds, it seemed forever! All I could think was that if it got fully into the cage then it would flail wildly, injuring itself and possibly killing us by smashing us with its body ... I could not figure out how we could get around it and out the only exit at the top of the cage, not to mention the hoses bring air to us from the surface could be damaged or disconnected, leaving us to drown. The event in this video happened in the same cage, same boat, same location as seen in the video that went viral last week of a great white shark getting into a cage then escaping out the top. The event in my video happened just a few weeks earlier!! This was my second trip to dive with the Guadalupe sharks, my first experience was five years ago aboard the same yacht. During that first voyage, I went down about 35 feet on a submersible platform that was NOT a cage! It was a real thrill to have the great white sharks come close enough to touch but with no bars separating us! ( I have a video of that trip on YouTube.) I've been a SCUBA diver for seven years. I've been diving with various kinds of sharks without a cage all over the world, including cage diving with Great White Sharks in Cape Town, South Africa. To use this video in a commercial player or in broadcasts, please email [email protected] (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 194085 Craig Capehart
Traditional Fiji Folk Music.  Wananavu Fiji. Video by Craig Capehart
 
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Jack, Bill, Bill, and Tiko entertain at Wananavu Beach Resort, Fiji. They asked me to record their performance and post it here. (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 4277 Craig Capehart
Rubber Duck Surf Launch Eastern Cape South Africa.  Video by Craig Capehart
 
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Winter 2017. High Resolution version available for licensing. (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 21553 Craig Capehart
Advanced Open Water SCUBA Students - 100 Feet Training Dive
 
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PADI instructor John takes Advanced Open Water SCUBA dive students Steve and Stefan to 100 feet depth (30 meters) to demonstrate some aspects of being deep, the loss of color for instance. The demonstration with a raw egg doesn't go as planned when a fish swallows the prop!! Turks and Caicos Islands on the yacht T&C Explorer II. (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 803 Craig Capehart
Komodo Manta Ray Love Pat.  A Video by Craig Capehart
 
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Truly amazing and unbelievable! A Giant Oceanic Manta Ray at Komodo, Indonesia swims to a SCUBA diver and gives him a gentle "love pat" on the forehead then hangs aground for awhile! The diver is stationary, using a reef anchor to stay put in strong current - notice the air bubbles from other divers flowing away horizontally! The Ray spots the diver and slowly makes its way over to him and then gives him a "love pat" on the forehead. You will not see this anywhere else! Well, except in two other videos by the same diver cameraman of similar events that took place in Thailand and in Mexico. Skip ahead to the 8:45 mark in this video to see a Giant Oceanic Manta Ray in THAILAND give me a love pat: https://youtu.be/GSeBykkFD2g?t=8m45s Here is the first time a Giant Oceanic Manta Ray touched me, at Socorro, MEXICO (Pacific Ocean). It circled me then touched my camera and hand to knock off a remora! Skip ahead to the 2:21 mark: https://youtu.be/360DkrhCczU?t=2m21s Videos (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 541 Craig Capehart
Giant Pacific Ocean Manta Rays in HD - Socorro Island, Mexico
 
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Don't miss the "shark nest" at the end! Spectacular Majestic Giant Pacific Ocean Chevron Manta Rays. School of Hammerhead Sharks, Black Manta, Galapagos Shark, Remora sucker fish, Silvertip Sharks and more at Revillagigedo Archipelago, (Socorro, San Benedicto, Roca Partida) 435 miles (700 km) off the west coast of Mexico. A ray circles the videographer, hits him in the face to scrape off a remora! In a rare display of natural body function, ray lays a poop bomb! Depth 65 - 85 feet (20 - 25 metres), water temperature 68 - 74F (20 - 23C), nitrox. Solmar V yacht seen at sunset. January 2012. (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 18233 Craig Capehart
Shark Dive, Beqa Lagoon, Fiji w/ bonus George Goes Fishing
 
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Scenes from shark dive, Beqa Lagoon SCUBA Dive Resort, Fiji. Not for the timid! Nurse, lemon, bull sharks. Bonus: George goes fishing. Shot with GoPro Hero HD camera in Eye of Mine flat lens housing in R4 mode, ambient light. (c) Craig Capehart
Shark Feeding Frenzy! Coral Sea, Australia.  Video by Craig Capehart
 
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More hungry sharks than you've ever seen in one place! SCUBA divers watch the show in a Coral Sea underwater amphitheater located outside the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Queensland, Australia. Is that cod as big as a shark? (c) Craig Capehart Please visit my Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CraigCapehartArt
Views: 6158 Craig Capehart
Saltwater Crocodile, Solomon Islands, November 2013
 
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Clips shot with GoPro Hero3. First 2 clips 1080p 30fps. Last clip 2.7k 24 fps. Edited in iMovie 10.0.1 which simply does not function!!! I could not color correct, I could not properly trim clips, I could not adjust font size, style, or color. Many, many other aspects of iMovie 10.0.1 DO NOT WORK! I intend to reload all the original files into iMovie 9 which works very well. (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 11139 Craig Capehart
Giant Whale Shark, Feeding.  Mexico.  Video by Craig Capehart
 
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Whale shark feeding miles off the coast of Holbox Island, Mexico, north of Yucatan Peninsula at convergence of Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico. The water is so thick with plankton that visibility is reduced to between 6 and 10 feet. Although it is "slow moving" it is very difficult to swim as fast as the animal. The video cannot give you a feel for the animals' massive dimensions and mass compared to a human swimmer. Video by (c) Craig Capehart. GoPro HD camera.
Views: 878 Craig Capehart
Effective Lionfish Hunting Technique, Belize.  Video by Craig Capehart
 
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Jerome spears lionfish. Good, quick, clean shots. This technique may reduce shark attraction. He takes the big ones home to eat, abandons a small one. (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 698 Craig Capehart
No Etiquette - SCUBA Divers Acting Badly At 90 Feet
 
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No Etiquette - SCUBA Divers Acting Badly. Although these two divers have mastered the mechanics of SCUBA (one is an instructor) they lack basic dive manners. All week long my two "insta dive buddies" were crashing into me because they lacked any situational awareness ... I tried to keep a good distance from them but, surprise!, they crash into me anyway - they paid no attention where they were going, they repeatedly photobombed my scenes spoiling what might have been good shots, and you can see here for yourself their harassing treatment of sea life and deliberate damage to coral. Bad, really, really bad behavior. I spoke to them about this several times and, although they spoke English quite well, they pretended not to comprehend that any problem existed or that anyone would criticize their behavior. (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 515 Craig Capehart
Galapagos (Silky) Sharks.  Video by Craig Capehart
 
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Galapagos sharks, aka, silky sharks. Galapagos, Ecuador. (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 307 Craig Capehart
Juvenile Whale Sharks Feeding!  Video by Craig Capehart
 
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Rarely seen! Juvenile Whale Sharks Feeding! Amazing sight of multiple Whale Sharks feeding during the day. The ocean's largest fish feed. The whale shark (Rhincodon typus) is a slow-moving, filter-feeding carpet shark and the largest known extant fish species. Recorded in and around the Gulf of Tadjoura, Djibouti, Africa, December 2018. Be sure to see my video of Djibouti Whale Sharks Feeding at Night! (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 247 Craig Capehart
Aruba scuba Dive Experience 2012
 
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Things you might see when you SCUBA Dive Aruba! (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 880 Craig Capehart
Mutant "One Arm" Gray Shark!   A Video by Craig Capehart
 
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This mutant "one armed" gray reef shark was discovered by six SCUBA divers during a trip organized by Ms. Geri Murphy (SCUBA Diving Hall of Fame inductee, NOGI Award Winner). We spent 16 days on a small motor yacht checking out the health of the reefs and fish life in the Solomon Islands, Nitrox diving as often as 5 times each day. When yacht owner and dive guide Kellie first sighted this animal some distance away at a depth of about 140 feet (43 meters), I thought it might be a dolphin because of the horizontal tail swimming action and what appeared to be a pronounced top dorsal fin. That in itself would be both exciting and surprising because dolphins are not normally seen in the waters around Mborokua Island. But the nose and mouth area seemed odd, weird, and strange and not at all dolphin-like. Only when I swam closer did I realize this fish was swimming on its side! What appeared to be the dorsal fin is actually its left pectoral fin and the dorsal fin appeared to be a pectoral fin! Being on its side, the normally typical shark vertical tail action was transformed into horizontal action, similar to that of a dolphin. I was really amazed and totally astounded to realize it is actually a normal size adult gray reef shark missing its entire right pectoral fin! My first thought was that this shark had recently been injured, perhaps by orca whales that are occasionally seen in the area, or perhaps it had escaped a fish net or an attack by another shark. But as I got closer to it and later having had a look at my video, I and the other divers agreed the missing fin was not the result of an injury but most likely a congenital "birth defect" or genetic mutation. Even more amazing was to see how healthy this shark appeared ... it must be especially difficult for it to feed given the apparent difficulty it has swimming and maneuvering. According to Australian expatriate and Solomon Island history buff Pam, this abandoned uninhabited island is considered by locals as "cursed" and no one claims ownership of it. Solomon Islanders avoid the island, will not step foot on it, and refuse to eat fish caught in the island's waters! The island name is "Mborokua" but colloquially called "Devil's Island". Sometimes, it is called "Mary's Island". [Note: "Mary" is a term applied to any Solomon Island woman in the same way "Shelia" is a term applied to any Australian girl.] Adding to the air of mystery and suspense, when in the water, divers hear and feel the continual loud deep "boom boom ... boom" of the nearby submarine volcano "Kavachi". The sound is so intense it is unavoidably felt resonating in the diver's chest and air cavities - some divers find it so discomforting they won't dive here. You may have experienced something like this at a music concert where the low bass is over-amplified and shakes the building and you, too! It cannot be heard above the surface. I recorded the underwater scenes with a GoPro Hero 4 Black at 4k resolution and 30 fps. To use this video in a commercial player or in broadcasts, please email [email protected] (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 1364 Craig Capehart
Open Water SCUBA Class Oct 2009
 
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Open water SCUBA dive certification skill class held at France Park, near Logansport, Indiana USA October 25, 2009. Air temperature approx. 37F. Mark Phillips, PADI Instructor, Divers Supply Indy dive shop. Warm water in jugs poured into wetsuits before going into cold water. (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 14280 Craig Capehart
Giant Whale Sharks!  Indian Ocean Close Encounters.  Video by Craig Capehart
 
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"Amazing camera work, editing, and sound track!!" says Tara. "Fabulous video...great angles of the whale shark and composition!" according to Marcia. "Awesome" says Karen. This long version is intended for viewing by trained AOW SCUBA divers. Diving with Whale Sharks, Maldive Islands, Indian Ocean. Multiple animals, multiple days over two weeks. Yeah, I know, give me a break ... this is a Rough Cut. (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 7382 Craig Capehart
Diving the San Francisco Maru, Truk Lagoon.  Video by Craig Capehart
 
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Diving the Million Dollar Wreck of the San Francisco Maru off the yacht Odyssey at Truk Lagoon, Chuuk, Micronesia. Video (c) Craig Capehart. http://www.trukodyssey.com Built in 1919, it served in prewar trade operations with Yamashita Kisen Gomei Kaisha until the start of the Pacific war. Served as a cargo ship transporting raw materials to Japan from Palau and Angaur, and then transport between Japan and the 'Inner South Seas'. On May 4, 1943 suffered minor damage during an air raid off Wewak. At Yokosuka from January 17-20, 1944 then departed for Truk Lagoon arriving on February 5, 1944 and remained at the 4th Fleet Anchorage south-east of Dublon, when the rest of her convoy left on February 12. During "Operation Hailstone" トラック島空襲 February 17, 1944 anchored at Eten anchorage and attacked but survived undamaged. On February 18, 1944 a TBF Avenger from USS Essex dropped a 500 pound bomb that hit midship. Leaving the ship burning and sinking stern first Five crew died in the attack. Resting upright the shipwreck was initially discovered by Jaques Cousteau 1969. Located again during a 1973 fathometer survey. The ship's bell confirmed its identity. Since then, visited by SCUBA divers as one of the most spectacular shipwrecks and often called the "Million Dollar Wreck" by divers speculating at the worth of the military cargo aboard. Bow: Coral and sponge encrusted 3 inch bow gun. Hold No. 1: Contain spherical sea mines and their detonators and "horns" for detonation on contact in boxes nearby. Hold No. 2: Carries several trucks, barrels of fuel and aerial bombs. Bridge Area: The bridge area is intact, and the deck has winches. The crew quarters contain dishes, bottles and cups. Deck: Forward of the bridge are three Type 95 Ha Go tanks: two starboard, and Type 95 Ha Go Tank on the port side. Also, a large truck, steam roller and another truck have rolled off the deck and are lying on the sea bed. Aft Holds: The aft holds contain stacked torpedoes, some are out of place because there high pressure air tanks have since exploded. The rearmost hold is full of depth charges. Here the hull plates are split and ripped apart.
Views: 855 Craig Capehart
Swimming Komodo Dragons!
 
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Swimming Komodo Dragons. Komodo National Park, Indonesia. Video by Brian "Possum Man" Vernon. Edit by Craig Capehart
Views: 696 Craig Capehart
Red Sea Aggressor Yacht Aground Elphinstone Reef - Extended Version
 
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"Red Sea Aggressor" SCUBA diving yacht ran aground Elphinstone Reef in the dark and became fast in the dark of the morning April 25, 2014. This video of the rescue begins with a few quick scenes of the yacht leaving Port Galhib and divers underwater. Video recorded by a passenger shows some of the attempts to pull the yacht off the reef. Guests are seen wearing life jackets. (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 1659 Craig Capehart
Fiji, Pacific Sun Flight:  Viti Levu to Kadavu
 
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Fiji. Nadi (NAN) airport to Kadavu (KDV). Sun Pacific Airline DHC-6 Twin Otter aircraft. Aerial view of topography and settlements. (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 3048 Craig Capehart
Red Sea SCUBA Dive. Video by Jukka of Finland
 
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Video shot and edited by Jukka from Finland. Brothers Reef. Daedalus Reef. Red Sea, Egypt, diving from the Aldebaran yacht that was substituted for the Aggressor Red Sea yacht Suzanna I. Out of Port Gahlib. Note: I have removed the audio track because it included too much copyrighted music; I added credit to Jukke. I made no other changes. April 2014.
Views: 278 Craig Capehart
Scuttled USS Kittiwake, 1st Look: Jan. 09, 2011  Video by Craig Capehart
 
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Navy submarine rescue ship USS Kittiwake was scuttled off Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman Island on January 5, 2011. This video is by the first recreational SCUBA diver permitted to explore the wreck, January 9, 2011. There is a fee to dive the ship and it is confirmed that I was the first paying diver on the wreck; all others in the video are associated with the dive shop. (c) Craig Capehart; all rights reserved, no commercial use without written permission. GoPro Hero HD camera (R4 mode) in Eye of Mine housing using only ambient light. Depth 58 - 25 feet (18 - 8 meters) water temp 76F (24C).
Views: 10833 Craig Capehart
Wild Coast South Africa Ultralight Flight 2017.  A Video by Craig Capehart
 
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Pondoland, Mbotyi, South Africa. July 2017. (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 904 Craig Capehart
Things Go Wrong SCUBA Diving at 100 Feet - Cozumel. Video by Craig Capehart
 
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Male diver (30 - 35 years old?) experiences a series of problems during a deep dive to 120' max. Although his tank obviously has air, the diver seems to panic and the Divemaster passes his octo alternate air regulator to the diver. How do we know the diver's tank has air? Notice that when the diver takes the regulator out of his mouth at about 0:22 mark it is free flowing and the DM uses the adjustment knob to dial down the flow until it stops. Also, at about the 1:55 mark the diver purges his hanging regulator. To my surprise, instead of ending the dive the DM and diver swim together and share air for at least 15 minutes, stopping to examine sea life. Diver went back on his own tank when we got closer to the surface and completed the safety stop on his own. No, I am NOT the diver in distress, I am holding a camera and recording the event! No, the distressed diver is NOT the German AOW student diver (see related video shot earlier during the same dive: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAKvFiAYpUI) (c) Craig Capehart. GoPro Hero HD camera with Eye of Mine housing. R4 setting. Edited in Apple iMovie.
Views: 93534 Craig Capehart
Dave Goes Diving!  Key West, 2015.  Video by Craig Capehart
 
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Dave and Craig SCUBA dive the wreck of the Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg and the reef at Key West, Florida. (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 168 Craig Capehart
Things you might see SCUBA diving Wananavu Beach Resort, Fiji
 
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sharks Fiji barracuda coral eel (c) craig capehart
Views: 667 Craig Capehart
Sharks, Manta Rays, Turtles!  Red Sea North Itinerary.   Video by Craig Capehart
 
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Brothers Reefs. Daedalus Reef. White tip shark. Hammerhead shark. Manta Ray. Turtle. Aggressor Red Sea yacht. Aldebaran yacht. Red Sea, Egypt out of Port Gahlib. If you don't like the music, turn down the volume! (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 491 Craig Capehart
3 Reef Sharks, Yellow Tail Jacks, Barracuda Mix It Up, Gently
 
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Three grey reef sharks gently mix it up with a school of fish. A barracuda lurks among yellow tail jacks. A different DM hero costume every dive! Turks & Caicos. Video (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 312 Craig Capehart
On the Hunt, Southern Stingray.   A Video by Craig Capehart
 
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A Southern Stingray hunts for food hidden below the floor of the Atlantic Ocean off of Turks & Caicos Islands. (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 264 Craig Capehart
Parrot Fish Behavior, or, What does a fish do all day, anyway?
 
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Jack rabbit of the reef! Watch as this fun parrot fish jumps from place to place, eats, cruises, eats, cruises, chases an intruder, eats ... well, you get the idea! Sorry, no sand making in this one. Here is sand making video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EbQ-jWsHHIo For best viewing select highest available "p" (to right of volume control). Hero HD fixed focus camera, 170 degree wide angle lens, ambient light, 30fps, 960p (1280 x 960), 4:3 aspect ratio, .mp4 format, SDHC. iMovie editing. Bonaire, Dutch Antilles, March 2010. (c) Craig Capehart Go here to see videographer with the miniature underwater camera used to make this video: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kevreid/4444912454/in/set-72157623524188103/
Views: 2188 Craig Capehart
Evil Trench - No Deco Dive to 192 Feet (58.4 metre) on Air.  Kadavu, Fiji.  Video by Craig Capehart
 
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Kadavu, Fiji. Craig makes a 40 minute deep dive to the bottom of "Evil Trench" 191.6 feet (58.4 meters) on one 3000 psi aluminum 80 tank of air with 500 psi remaining back on the boat. Divemaster and two local Fijian divers require air from spare tanks to complete the dive. Warning: Don't try this at home! Video: GoPro Hero HD camera with Eye of Mine flat lens case, ambient light, 960p R4 mode, iMovie, MacBook. (c) Craig Capehart
Long Line Fishing: Swordfish, Mahi-Mahi, Tuna.  A Video by Craig Capehart
 
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Back in the harbor after a two week SCUBA diving trip to islands in the South Pacific Ocean (where I videoed a mutant shark!), I was surprised to find a long line fishing boat tied up next to us. I was even more surprised when a truck pulled up and the boat crew began unloading frozen fish by hand. The first truck was filled so full that they couldn't get the door shut! A second truck appeared and it was loaded. In the video, on the top deck, you can see the long lines and floats used to catch anything and everything that takes the bait. You can also see many GPS and communication antennas on top of the wheelhouse. We joked that there is such a great quantity of communication gear on this vessel that perhaps it is really a spy ship disguised as a fishing boat! At first, I thought the long thin poles on the side of the boat were fishing rods, but I soon realized they are antennas attached to buoys that transmit GPS coordinates so that the ship can find the lines and return easily to the correct location to haul in the catch. I really do wonder what happened to the very many sharks that must have been caught on the long lines. It seems impossible that none were caught. I wonder if they were finned then thrown back into the ocean to die. It seems unlikely that a whole shark would be thrown back when fins have such great commercial value in parts of Asia. I did not see any sharks or fins on this vessel although Greenpeace suggests that sharks comprise as much as 50% of long line catch! In addition to sharks, because long line fishing is indiscriminate, it catches and kills sea turtles, dolphins, sea birds (including endangered albatross), and other animals that have no commercial value. This "by catch" is discarded as waste. Note: Instead of editing out most of my footage in order to create a short three minute video, I decided to use fast motion to give a better sense of the great quantity of fish caught by this quite small boat. Of course, I did cut out a great deal of footage. The total time from arrival of the first truck until departure of the second truck was about 1 hour 15 minutes. Original recording in 1080p 30fps using Nikon camera. To use this video in a commercial player or in broadcasts, please email: [email protected] See the "one arm" mutant shark here: https://youtu.be/TVBNcWRqjC4 (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 1586 Craig Capehart
Miss Li Live in Her Hometown of Borlänge, Sweden 2013!   A Video by Craig Capehart
 
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Wow! Fantastic! Joyous! She is radiant! Mesmerizing and hypnotic! Miss Li live in person in her hometown, Borlänge, Sweden. November 8, 2013. Lyrics / Music: Linda Carlsson / Sonny Boy Gustafsson Vocals: Miss Li Guitar / Vocals: Sonny Boy Gustafsson Double Bass: Clas Lassbo Drums: Gustav Nahlin Violin / Guitar / Backing Vocals: Malin-My Wall Keyboards / Backing Vocals: Edvin Nahlin Songlist: Clever Words Dancing the Whole Way Home Forever Drunk Plastic Faces Nåt För Dom Som Väntar (Something for Those Who Wait) (Ljungstrom) Första Gången (First Time) (Uggla) Golden Retriever My Heart Goes Boom Transformer Video (c) copyright by Craig Capehart. All rights reserved. Recorded at Restaurang Liljan, Borlänge, Sverige (Sweden).
Views: 1002 Craig Capehart
Sharks of Aliwal Shoals, South Africa.  Video by Craig Capehart
 
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SCUBA diving with sharks in the Indian Ocean offshore of South Africa. (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 352 Craig Capehart
Flamboyant Cuttlefish (pair) (feeding)
 
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Pair of Flamboyant Cuttlefish. Three scenes first at normal speed then in slow motion. Watch for the feeding tentacles to be extended then snapped back in an instant! Anilao, Philippines. GoPro Hero 2 in Eye of Mine case. (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 356 Craig Capehart
The Real Sharks of New York!  A Video by Craig Capehart
 
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Mako and Blue Sharks encountered in the Gulf Stream, off shore Montauk, Long Island, New York. July, 2014. (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 323 Craig Capehart
SCUBA Dive Ambergris Caye,  Belize, Jan. 2010
 
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Don't miss bonus shark encounter video at the end! Rays. Swim through. Urchin. SingleDivers.com week at The Tides Resort and Patojo's SCUBA Center, San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, Belize, Central America! Patojo sets the standard for customer service! Hero HD fixed focus camera, 170 degree wide angle lens, ambient light, 30fps, 960p (1280 x 960), 4:3 aspect ratio, .mp4 format, SDHC. iMovie editing. (c) 2010 Craig Capehart
Views: 1889 Craig Capehart
Things You Might See Diving Maldives.  Video by Craig Capehart
 
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SCUBA diving the Maldive Islands. Reef sharks, manta rays, sea turtles, octopus, ship wreck, sting rays, nurse shark, giant napoleon wrasse, spotted eagle ray, hammerhead shark, star fish, more! Recorded January 2017. (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 538 Craig Capehart
SCUBA Dive St Croix, Nekton Rorqual  Dec. 2009
 
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Two dives off Nekton Rorqual "liveaboard" dive yacht near St Croix, US Virgin Islands. Best viewed small size. Video made with GoPro Hero (original) 170 Wide 5mp camera in .avi format (512x384). Imported to iMovie, color corrected, shortened, uploaded to YouTube in mobile format (closest to original resolution). (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 385 Craig Capehart
Great White Shark Opens Wide and Swims Inches from Diver.  Video by Craig Capehart
 
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A Great White Shark at in the Pacific Ocean at Guadalupe Island, Mexico makes a couple of passes then goes for the bait, opening its mouth wider than you can believe, then swims by just nches from diver Craig Capehart. Video (c) Craig Capehart
Views: 898 Craig Capehart
Attack of the Giant Green Eel!  Video by Craig Capehart
 
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Giant Moray eel attacks videographer (1:47) and woman (2:05) who are SCUBA diving a shipwreck off the yacht Utila Aggressor II. Murky water on a dark day. Big Grouper hanging out! Ratan, Honduras. GoPro Camera. (c) Craig Capehart
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Thailand: Giant Manta Ray Gives Diver a Love Pat!  Video by Craig Capehart
 
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Manta Ray pats SCUBA diver cameraman's head with wing tip at time mark 9:10. Also, look carefully at the back end of the manta at mark 10:20 - notice that it has no tail and a large bite(?) has been taken out of its wing at the back on its right side. Andaman Sea, Thailand. (c) Craig Capehart
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