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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Leslie Howell

37 Entries Found: Page 1  of  2
Found several Yellowhead Jawfish with a jaw full of eggs while on a shallow dive in Bonaire. Captured with a Nikon D850 and 2 INON strobes. Settings: 1/250, f16, ISO 80.
We were finishing up a dive when our dive guide was pointing at a couple of juvenile flying fish. He held his hand up and one stopped at his hand and I was lucky to snap this photo. Nikon D850 / 60mm lens / z330 INON strobes.
Spotted Eagle Ray and hungry Smooth Trunkfish searching for an early morning breakfast.
I captured this tiny Line Seahorse with my Nikon D850, 60mm lens & INON z330 strobes. It was challenging to shoot since the seahorse was almost the same color as the sand and the white scroll algae it was clinging to.
If you look closely you can see eyes below the flamingo tongue's antennae. I've taken hundreds of photos of flamingo tongues and this is the first time I've captured it's eyes. Shot with Nikon D850 / 60mm lens / 2 INON z330 strobes.
Brown Chromis with Pederson Shrimp
We were on our way to "Turtle City" in Bonaire when I noticed this green sea turtle had a couple of friends catching a ride. I broke away from the group long enough to snap this photo.
Nikon D850, Nikon 16-35mm lens, INON z330 strobes.
This juvenile Trunkfish was about the size of a pea. It was pretty active, darting in and out of the coral head, but it finally settled down enough for me to get this shot head on. Nikon D850, Nauticam housing, INON z330 strobes.
Bronze Medal Bronze Medal 2021

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We usually see at least one large green moray eel on each dive. This guy was particularly interested in checking out my camera.
Friendly Filefish saying "Cheese!"
A pair of French Angels in Bonaire
Nikon D7100 / Nauticam Housing / Nikon 105 mm Lens
Octopus at night
My first pygmy seahorse. I would have loved to have him/her looking toward the camera - but I'm just happy he/she is in focus and I didn't cut off any body parts. These critters are much tinier and harder to see than I expected.
Bobtail Squid
Hairy squat lobster
"I see you (and you!)"
Anemone shrimp - Nikon D810
I claim this soft coral in the name of all soft coral crabs
Nudibranch at Wakatobi
Juvenile razorfish
Seeing stars.
Pygmy squid bringing home the bacon.
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Incredible macro shot capturing just the right moment
Clown fish and purple anemone
Sailfin Blenny guarding his territory.
I'm innocent!!!!!
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