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Weedy sea-dragon under Flinders pier
By Bill Van Eyk
posted (This month)
16 votes

The bluebottle cnidaria is an amazingly beautiful colony of creatures. I wanted to demonstrate this with careful lighting.
By Matthew Smith
posted (last week)
13 votes

Flinders pier, Shaw's Cowfish Aracana aurita
By Bill Van Eyk
posted (Last month)
11 votes

'The flame'
Very little I ad to add the +10 on the top of my 105 micro
By Gaetano Gargiulo
posted (last week)
11 votes

Big face...
By Gaetano Gargiulo
posted (last week)
4 votes

Beautiful white striped anemones.
By Matthew Smith
posted (last week)
3 votes

this guy was getting angry at me and every time I was raising my camera it was raising its tentacles...maybe thought I was a competitor??
By Gaetano Gargiulo
posted Monday, October 20, 2014
2 votes

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this guy was getting angry at me and every time I was rai... by Gaetano Gargiulo
this guy was getting angry at me and every time I was raising my camera it was raising its tentacles...maybe thought I was a competitor??
2 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 20, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Beautiful white striped anemones.
3 Votes
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The bluebottle cnidaria is an amazingly beautiful colony of creatures. I wanted to demonstrate this with careful lighting.
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13 Votes
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Big face... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Big face...
4 Votes
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'The flame'
Very little I ad to add the +10 on the top o... by Gaetano Gargiulo
'The flame'
Very little I ad to add the +10 on the top of my 105 micro
11 Votes
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Weedy sea-dragon under Flinders pier by Bill Van Eyk
Weedy sea-dragon under Flinders pier
16 Votes
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date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Australia
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Flinders pier, Shaw's Cowfish Aracana aurita by Bill Van Eyk
Flinders pier, Shaw's Cowfish Aracana aurita
11 Votes
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date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Australia
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ascidian, Banksia Sea Squirt (Sycozoa pulchra) by Bill Van Eyk
ascidian, Banksia Sea Squirt (Sycozoa pulchra)
5 Votes
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date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Australia
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Lake Eacham, Queensland, Canon 7D, 10-22mm lens, Nimar ho... by David Haintz
Lake Eacham, Queensland, Canon 7D, 10-22mm lens, Nimar housing. click here
4 Votes
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date posted category: Freshwater
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Looking up at a diver at Lady Elliott Island near Hervey ... by Bill Van Eyk
Looking up at a diver at Lady Elliott Island near Hervey Bay Queensland Australia
12 Votes
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Scuttling away from under a test cement plate, signalling... by Bill Van Eyk
Scuttling away from under a test cement plate, signalling stay away . . .a Blue Ringed Octopus
10 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Australia
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Love these gobies that just pop their head out of holes i... by Haydn Salvas
Love these gobies that just pop their head out of holes in and around the Flinders Pier engine block
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12 Votes
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Wanted to get a near to front on shot of a Weedy Sea Drag... by Haydn Salvas
Wanted to get a near to front on shot of a Weedy Sea Dragon. After about thirty minutes I managed to get this. The position of the lights hit at just the right angle to highlight the beautiful colours of the body.
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21 Votes
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Ningaloo Sunset by Nick Thake
Ningaloo Sunset
4 Votes
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"Feeling blue" by Gaetano Gargiulo
"Feeling blue"
10 Votes
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A Sweetlip swimming out from the coral....
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, August 18, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Coral Sea Australia
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A school of bump head parrotfish..... Flynn Reef, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, August 18, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Coral Sea Australia
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Crimson red Waratah Anemones at low tide in a rock pool during a misty halo sunrise, lit with snooted strobes. The bird in the sun halo was more luck than judgement!!
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25 Votes
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An over/under of a bluebottle (physalia physalis) I love how the pneumatophore (air bladder) of this bluebottle caught the light from my underwater strobe and lit up like a fluorescent tube!! Amazing!
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This is a clear winner, due to the perfect balanced lighting used here, matching the scene and the subject in every aspect. Stunning shot!
41 Votes
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"Shark-aerial"
Shot at North rock (Nelson bay, NSW) by Gaetano Gargiulo
"Shark-aerial"
Shot at North rock (Nelson bay, NSW)
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 16, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Bat Fish circling me while I was doing my safety stop above the exHMAS Brisbane wreck, Mooloolaba, Australia
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 9, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Coral Sea Australia
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Green Sea Turtle resting at Cook Island, Fingal Head, NSW, Australia.
12 Votes
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Red Claw at Lake Eacham, depth 20m by David Haintz
Red Claw at Lake Eacham, depth 20m
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 5, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Australia
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"Abducted"... the water was cold and full of seals and se... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"Abducted"... the water was cold and full of seals and sea-birds excrement but was fun!!
9 Votes
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Vintage Pose. Taken at Lake Barrine, North Queensland. de... by David Haintz
Vintage Pose. Taken at Lake Barrine, North Queensland. depth 14m vis around 2m.
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 26, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Australia
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millions of juvenile fishes. vis was good but swamped by ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
millions of juvenile fishes. vis was good but swamped by clouds of little juvenile swimming thru the pylons
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 20, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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the months are passing by.. but this guys is always there... by Gaetano Gargiulo
the months are passing by.. but this guys is always there :-)
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 13, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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