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'Taking care of business.'
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Subal underwater housing, Canon 1Dx, Canon EF 8-15mm fisheye @ 15mm, f10, 1/125, ISO250, available light.
By Terry Steeley
posted (6 days ago)
16 votes

Face Off
3138x2096
By Marco Fierli
posted (6 days ago)
14 votes

The Damsel
By James Deverich
posted (6 days ago)
13 votes

Long beach, ca Oil Rigs
By Kirk Wester
posted (2 days ago)
13 votes

natural marine torch
By Uwe Schmolke
posted (2 days ago)
13 votes

'Lemon shark split'
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Subal underwater housing, Canon 1Dx, Canon 8-15mm fisheye @ 15mm, f14, 1/200s, ISO200, Inon Z240 strobes and available light.
By Terry Steeley
posted (6 days ago)
12 votes

Trying to learn layers and masks.. still have a long way to go.
By Steven Miller
posted (3 days ago)
12 votes

Reflection of life
By Sean Chinn
posted (6 days ago)
11 votes

The king of his world. Spanish Shawl.
By Kirk Wester
posted (5 days ago)
11 votes

Look into a squids eyes.
By Kirk Wester
posted (4 days ago)
11 votes
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"Kiss-me"
105/2.8 +10 Subsee by Gaetano Gargiulo
"Kiss-me"
105/2.8 +10 Subsee
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date posted posted: 05:06 CST Today (3 hours ago)
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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making myself "BIG "   Photo taken Port Stephen Australia by Herbert Schmitz
making myself "BIG " Photo taken Port Stephen Australia
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date posted posted: Yesterday
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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I spy.....
Nikon d7100 nauticam housing tokina 10-17mm by Bradley Kerslake
I spy.....
Nikon d7100 nauticam housing tokina 10-17mm
3 Votes
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date posted posted: (2 days ago)
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Manta ray with an "Outch "   Julian Rock _ Byron Bay by Herbert Schmitz
Manta ray with an "Outch " Julian Rock _ Byron Bay
5 Votes
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date posted posted: (4 days ago)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Seadragon Selfie by Sean Steininger
Seadragon Selfie
5 Votes
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date posted posted: (4 days ago)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Australia
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Gorgeous hermit crab encountered on a night dive next to ... by Roxana Mclennan
Gorgeous hermit crab encountered on a night dive next to the Severance Wreck at Lady Elliott Island this Easter.
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The Beautis from Julian Rock / Byron Bay by Herbert Schmitz
The Beautis from Julian Rock / Byron Bay
14 Votes
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Coin de Mire/Gunners Point
Linley Jean-Yves Bignoux by Linley Jean-Yves Bignoux
Coin de Mire/Gunners Point
Linley Jean-Yves Bignoux
11 Votes
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They lay down on the sand ground and waited that you would dive down and play with them.
shortlistedShortlisted!
18 Votes
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Lake Eacham shot at 18m using Canon 7D, 10-22mm lens. by David Haintz
Lake Eacham shot at 18m using Canon 7D, 10-22mm lens.
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Playful sea lions at the west coast of Australia
9 Votes
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Pygmy pipe-horse fish (male) by Gaetano Gargiulo
Pygmy pipe-horse fish (male)
10 Votes
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Asian magazine feature showing various aspects of Royal Australian Navy Submarine Escape facility (RANSETF). Images show trainees in HI-Viz Mk.8 immersion suit and escape from Single Escape Tower (SET)Photographed using Nikonos, Fuji 800ASA Super G.
4 Votes
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Spectacular sight on a night dive. Grey Nurse (Eugomphodus taurus) passing under the dive boat on a calm evening at Byron Bay's Julien Rocks Marine Park (Northern New South Wales). Photgraphed using Nikonos V, (20mm Wide Lens)Kodak slide film.100ASA!
11 Votes
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Cute little example of Shaw's Cowfish resting happily in diver's glove. Photographed using Nikonos IV-A, 35mm lens, Nikonos close-up framers, SB-105 Flash, Kodak Ektachrome 100ASA slide film.
4 Votes
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Softness, taken at Flinders pier, Victoria, by David Haintz
Softness, taken at Flinders pier, Victoria,
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'She Was Once a Warship' Former RAN Charles F Adams Class air-warfare destroyer (HMAS Perth) Pennant number DDG-38 awaits her fate as a dive wreck in Albany's (West Australia)King George Sound.Nikonos V, 15mm wide lens, Kodak Ektachrome 100ASA.
7 Votes
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Front cover of Australian magazine showing previous entry in Underwater Photography.com competition. The magazine specialises in activities of the Australian Defence Force (ADF).
3 Votes
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'Almost Underwater'- Royal Australian Navy Clearance Divers (Maritime Tactical Operations)preparing for night excercises wearing LAR V oxygen rebreathers and clandestine wetsuits. Photographed using Nikon F4, 50mm lens Kodak Ektachrome 100ASA.
4 Votes
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Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET) is vital training for offshore oilrig workers who may face the situation where they may have to escape from a submerged helicopter to survive. Photo shows helo 'pilot' carrying out short free ascent.
6 Votes
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Ceratosoma amoenum (Sweet Ceratosoma) and Pteraeolidia ianthina (Blue Dragon) sharing a delicous Acisidian meal
7 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Australia
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Favorinus tsuruganus, (Tiger Favorinus), Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia 08-03-2015
7 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Australia
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Great JellyFish Encounter. A quick shot 'taken from the hip'on the deco line as a monstrous creature floats by. Photographed using the Nikonos v (20mm wide lens)Kodak Elitechrome 100ASA.
5 Votes
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Dramatic effect of the wide-angle lens. This magnificient Potato Cod enjoys the company of divers and knows 'exactly' what a camera is for.Photographed using the indestructible Nikonos V, SB105 Flash, Kodak Ektachrome 100ASA.
2 Votes
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Unusual pygmy pipe horse almost entirely blue by Gaetano Gargiulo
Unusual pygmy pipe horse almost entirely blue
7 Votes
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Lead page of Asian Diver magazine describing Royal Australian Navy Submarine Escape Training Facility (RANSETF).
Main image shows trainee in escpae immersion suit exiting training tank hatch (assisted by two instructors).
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A big hug under water between a male and a female sea lion
16 Votes
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