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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Conor Culver

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By Conor Culver
posted Monday, December 29, 2014
22 votes


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posted Monday, December 22, 2014
19 votes


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posted Wednesday, January 14, 2015
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posted Wednesday, August 30, 2017
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posted Wednesday, July 22, 2015
17 votes


By Conor Culver
posted Sunday, December 21, 2014
15 votes


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posted Friday, June 17, 2016
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By Conor Culver
posted Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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By Conor Culver
posted Monday, January 26, 2015
14 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Conor Culver

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"Starry Night" image is referencing the time you find these octopus and it's common name: The Starry Night Octopus
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5 Votes
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"The Writer" part of my Underwater Surrealism body of work. This image is playing off the inking abilities of the squid. Squid release their ink in stressful situations, just like many people do the same with ink while writing in dairies.
3 Votes
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"Silk Road" part of my Underwater Surrealism body of work. This image is referring to the name of these animals: the Silky Shark
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12 Votes
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"False Hunters" part of my Underwater Surrealism body of work. These are False Killer Whales and hunt together as a pod. This image is placing them as if they are hunting above the surface.
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18 Votes
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"Coconut Octopus House" the coconut octopus often uses bottles and other pieces of trash as a home.
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10 Votes
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Sea Snake reflecting itself on the surface
5 Votes
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Curious Silky Shark
6 Votes
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"Manta Terrarium" part of my Underwater Surrealism body of work
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Very creative composition, where did you get flying mini mantas and how did you put them in there?
11 Votes
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"At the Base of the Tree" part of my Underwater Surrealism body of work. Hairy Squat Lobsters are found at the base of giant sponges. This image is referencing that, but on trees.
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18 Votes
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"The Ambassador" Sea snakes are similar to divers, they rise to the surface and go below back to the reefs. As divers we have to be ambassadors for the ocean, spread awareness and inform everyone about the oceans. This image symbolizes that.
Gold Medal Gold Medal 2016
Runner Up Monthly HotShots
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Wonderful message and impressive work! We don't get many surrealistic entries and this one definitely deserves the nomination as Runner Up.
15 Votes
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"Leap Frog Over the Pond" part of my Underwater Surrealism series
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4 Votes
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"Inking Through the Universe" part of my Underwater Surrealism series (ink drop shot in water in my studio, not from the animal). Image is referring to these pelagic squid's deep and dark habitats (their Universe).
15 Votes
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"Rising to the Air" part of my Underwater Surrealism series. Image is referencing how these animals rise up from the reefs to the air to breathe
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7 Votes
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"Family Home" part of my Underwater Surrealism series
11 Votes
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"Prey Stalking" part of my Underwater Surrealism series. Image is playing off the name of the animal (frogfish) with the flies buzzing overhead and how both the Venus Fly Trap and the Frogfish wait patiently for their prey
11 Votes
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"Mandarin Sunset" part of my Underwater Surrealism series. This image is referencing when these fish are normally seen by divers at sunset
9 Votes
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"The Hunt" part of my Underwater Surrealism series. Panorama shot of the sailfish hunting a bait ball in open air
7 Votes
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Poison Tree. Part of my Underwater Surrealism series. Image is referencing the venom of these stripped eel catfish
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Final RoundThrough to 2016 awards final round judging
14 Votes
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"Leaves In the Fall" part of my Underwater Surrealism ser... by Conor Culver
"Leaves In the Fall" part of my Underwater Surrealism series. Fall background taken in South Park Colorado
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8 Votes
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"Bobtail Mine" part of my Underwater Surrealism series. T... by Conor Culver
"Bobtail Mine" part of my Underwater Surrealism series. The image is referencing how these animals burry themselves. The background is of an abandoned Mine in the Colorado Mountains
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9 Votes
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"Clownfish Circus" part of my Underwater Surrealism series
6 Votes
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"Flounder Desert" part of my Underwater Surrealism series. This image is referencing the animals habitat in the ocean in sandy areas and placed into The Great Sand Dunes of Colorado
5 Votes
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"Hidden Toad" part of my Underwater Surrealism series
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17 Votes
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"Monochromatic School" part of my Underwater Surrealism series
8 Votes
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"Grasslands For Cover" part of my Underwater Surrealism series
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Final RoundThrough to 2015 awards final round judging
14 Votes
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"Purple Mouth Nest" part of my Underwater Surrealism series
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2015

Final RoundThrough to 2015 awards final round judging
8 Votes
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"Last Rays of the Day" Manta Rays are now listed as vulnerable because of overfishing from "Chinese Medicine" and pollution. If these threats continue, these animals may become more rare and disappear from our oceans
10 Votes
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