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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Australia (10)

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GWS close up
By Mark Gray
posted (Last month)
18 votes

Leopard Shark from above
By Mark Gray
posted (last week)
14 votes

GWS on the bottom
By Mark Gray
posted (last week)
13 votes

Leopard Shark Black and white sunburst
By Mark Gray
posted (last week)
12 votes

Green Turtle feeding on jellyfish
By Mark Gray
posted (last week)
12 votes

Leafy Sea Dragon
By Mark Gray
posted (last week)
12 votes

Green Turtle returning to surface
By Mark Gray
posted (last week)
11 votes

a small goby at the Busselton jetty
By Mark Reilly
posted (5 days ago)
10 votes

Seahorse at Rye pier
By David Haintz
posted (last week)
6 votes

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Striped Anglerfish Clifton Gardens New South Wales by Debra Cahill
Striped Anglerfish Clifton Gardens New South Wales
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 30, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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They rarely swim... but when they do they are awesome... ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
They rarely swim... but when they do they are awesome...
This fellow simply could not stands the noise of regs and swam away from divers as soon they they approach. it swims back and forth between 2 nearby pylons so I took this shot
11 Votes
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White's Seahorse Clifton Gardens New South Wales by Debra Cahill
White's Seahorse Clifton Gardens New South Wales
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 27, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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Whaat? they said that ghosts cannot reflect in mirrors...... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Whaat? they said that ghosts cannot reflect in mirrors... (in reality what looks alike water surface is the high reflecting sand in Chowder bay and they are a pair...)
11 Votes
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Now I know why they are called white sea-horses... they g... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Now I know why they are called white sea-horses... they glow white :D
9 Votes
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Blue Swimming Crab Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia by Debra Cahill
Blue Swimming Crab Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia
2 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 24, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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Despite the appearance, the white background is not artif... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Despite the appearance, the white background is not artificial. The water is so full of small algae that the strobe reflects almost entirely when angled. This shot is with 3 strobes to illuminate the subject too
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Very impressive technique! White background with minimum post processing is very hard to achieve, especially while lighting up the subject so well.
13 Votes
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Ceratosoma Brevicaudatum Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia by Debra Cahill
Ceratosoma Brevicaudatum Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, March 21, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Australia
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... and then she looked at me with big brown eyes and sai... by Gaetano Gargiulo
... and then she looked at me with big brown eyes and said: "you ain't seen nothing yet..." :D
14 Votes
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Great Barrier Reef Far North Qld shot with Olympus tg3 wh... by Kathleen Kramer
Great Barrier Reef Far North Qld shot with Olympus tg3 while snorkelling so relaxing.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 20, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Australia
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Swimming ghost. The female of the pair by Gaetano Gargiulo
Swimming ghost. The female of the pair
8 Votes
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Photo Bomber - i was trying to get a photo of the Swan Wreck but this little Globe fish had other ideas:)
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17 Votes
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"the dark knight" no PS to achieve the background I used ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"the dark knight" no PS to achieve the background I used a 3rd strobe to blow the water. shot in Clifton too much south for them how long they will stay around is not known...
15 Votes
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Cuttlefish Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia by Debra Cahill
Cuttlefish Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, March 11, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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Shaw's Cowfish Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia by Debra Cahill
Shaw's Cowfish Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 8, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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Hermit Crab Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia by Debra Cahill
Hermit Crab Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, March 4, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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Sydney Pigmy Pipehorse by Alicia Shaw
Sydney Pigmy Pipehorse
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Ornata Cowfish Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia by Debra Cahill
Ornata Cowfish Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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Ghost pipefishes are sometimes stranded by the current de... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Ghost pipefishes are sometimes stranded by the current descending from the GBR to Sydney. Here they are shot in midwater with a very close aperture to just make their stunning color popping up...
14 Votes
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Male Weedy Seadragon with Eggs by Debra Cahill
Male Weedy Seadragon with Eggs
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 20, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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close up and personal portrait of a friendly wobbegong...... by Gaetano Gargiulo
close up and personal portrait of a friendly wobbegong... in reality I was very mindful not to spook it :-)
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 11, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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"The alien"
They get carried by the current and end up d... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"The alien"
They get carried by the current and end up dead because of the cold Sydney water. Illuminated with low strobe powers and UV video lights
10 Votes
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Somebody wastes it... somebody enjoys it...
Some fisherm... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Somebody wastes it... somebody enjoys it...
Some fisherman decided that the fish was too small/not of taste (although > 20 cm) and dumped dead in the water for the joy of this small octopus (that was not in the idea to share it)!!!
6 Votes
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Endemic Scorpaena Sumptuosa under the Busselton Jetty
11 Votes
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Lassisters Reef
7 Votes
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Striate Anglerfish, Antennarius striatus by Kris O'keeffe
Striate Anglerfish, Antennarius striatus
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 30, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Australia
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Hello, my name is Pinky and I am the new ruler of the whi... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Hello, my name is Pinky and I am the new ruler of the white sponges of Clifton Gardens!!!
25 Votes
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