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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From South Africa

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2016

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~ Hope Spot ~
By Geo Cloete
posted (Last month)
16 votes

Wide Open

I had the camera on the end of a pole for this one. After many failed attempts and near misses, everything aligned - I got the right shark, the right angle, the right camera depth, and the right timing - and I ended up with this beauty.
By Chris Perkins
posted (Last month)
12 votes

Shy sharks glow green under fluorescent photography lighting. It was really great to watch these green sharks swimming around on the sandy bottom.
By Kerri Keet
posted (Last month)
10 votes

Oceanic Blacktip Shark admiring his reflection in my dome
By Kerri Keet
posted (Last month)
9 votes

Sea swallows are pelagic nudibranchs which feed on blue bottles out in the open ocean. They are therefore rarely spotted along the coast so I am a very lucky photographer indeed! Occasionally strong winds can blow them shore wards with blue bottles.
By Kerri Keet
posted (Last month)
8 votes

A perfect picture highlighting the benign nature of sharks. The diver wasn't even aware that he wasn't the center of attraction in the shot, until the shark swam in between us.
By Kerri Keet
posted (Last month)
8 votes

Curiosity

This young white shark was incredibly curious about my camera in the water. Every pass it made it came up and gaped in front of it, trying to grab it in it's mouth to figure out what my camera was.
By Chris Perkins
posted (last week)
8 votes

~ Gaudi ~
By Geo Cloete
posted (Last month)
7 votes

Beautifully fluorescent anemone
By Kerri Keet
posted (Last month)
7 votes

Raggy tooth shark, taken at the 'Cathedral' South Africa.
By Kris Davies
posted (last week)
7 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From South Africa

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I took some sunset shots from the water but the visibilit... by Kerri Keet
I took some sunset shots from the water but the visibility wasn't great... as I got out, I noticed that the tide had dropped low enough for me to hop into a rock pool and get some interesting sundown shots!
1 Votes
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Curiosity

This young white shark was incredibly curiou... by Chris Perkins
Curiosity
This young white shark was incredibly curious about my camera in the water. Every pass it made it came up and gaped in front of it, trying to grab it in it's mouth to figure out what my camera was.
8 Votes
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Raggy tooth shark, taken at the 'Cathedral' South Africa. by Kris Davies
Raggy tooth shark, taken at the 'Cathedral' South Africa.
7 Votes
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Close encounter with an Oceanic Blacktip Shark at Aliwal ... by Kerri Keet
Close encounter with an Oceanic Blacktip Shark at Aliwal Shoal, South Africa
5 Votes
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Oceanic Blacktip Shark admiring his reflection in my dome by Kerri Keet
Oceanic Blacktip Shark admiring his reflection in my dome
9 Votes
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A perfect picture highlighting the benign nature of shark... by Kerri Keet
A perfect picture highlighting the benign nature of sharks. The diver wasn't even aware that he wasn't the center of attraction in the shot, until the shark swam in between us.
8 Votes
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Beautifully fluorescent anemone by Kerri Keet
Beautifully fluorescent anemone
7 Votes
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Shy sharks glow green under fluorescent photography light... by Kerri Keet
Shy sharks glow green under fluorescent photography lighting. It was really great to watch these green sharks swimming around on the sandy bottom.
10 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Wide Open

I had the camera on the end of a pole for th... by Chris Perkins
Wide Open
I had the camera on the end of a pole for this one. After many failed attempts and near misses, everything aligned - I got the right shark, the right angle, the right camera depth, and the right timing - and I ended up with this beauty.
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12 Votes
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~ Hope Spot ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Hope Spot ~
16 Votes
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~ Gaudi ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Gaudi ~
7 Votes
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~ Warp Speed ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Warp Speed ~
6 Votes
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Sea swallows are pelagic nudibranchs which feed on blue b... by Kerri Keet
Sea swallows are pelagic nudibranchs which feed on blue bottles out in the open ocean. They are therefore rarely spotted along the coast so I am a very lucky photographer indeed! Occasionally strong winds can blow them shore wards with blue bottles.
8 Votes
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The face of a warrior- The Sumo Crab by Peet J Van Eeden
The face of a warrior- The Sumo Crab
8 Votes
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Celebrating Jellyfish Day with this photo taken in Simon'... by Kerri Keet
Celebrating Jellyfish Day with this photo taken in Simon's Town, Cape Town earlier this year.
4 Votes
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Sea Slug Day celebrated with a yellow gasflame nudibranch by Kerri Keet
Sea Slug Day celebrated with a yellow gasflame nudibranch
5 Votes
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I celebrated Sea Slug Day on Saturday by shooting macro f... by Kerri Keet
I celebrated Sea Slug Day on Saturday by shooting macro for a change. We have LOADS of nudibranchs in Cape Town, all different shapes, colours and sizes. Here is an example of a gasflame nudibranch, named as its cerata resemble flames of gas light
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 31, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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The other side of a walking anemone. A species unique to ... by Peet J Van Eeden
The other side of a walking anemone. A species unique to the Cape Peninsula of South Africa
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 29, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Walking sea anemone a rare and unique species of the Cape... by Peet J Van Eeden
Walking sea anemone a rare and unique species of the Cape Peninsula South Africa
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, October 28, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Schooling fish surrounding us on a dusk dive in Cape Town by Kerri Keet
Schooling fish surrounding us on a dusk dive in Cape Town
7 Votes
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~ The Feast ~ by Geo Cloete
~ The Feast ~
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 22, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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All divers who have done a night dive in Cape Town will b... by Kerri Keet
All divers who have done a night dive in Cape Town will be familiar with the swarms of beaked sandfish, which hide in the sand during the day, but as soon as its full dark, they come out to feed by the hundreds. W
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 19, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Blue bottle bobbing around in a tidal pool at Kalk Bay by Kerri Keet
Blue bottle bobbing around in a tidal pool at Kalk Bay
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 18, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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The first time underwater fluorescence has been investiga... by Kerri Keet
The first time underwater fluorescence has been investigated and documented in South Africa - specifically the unique waters of Cape Town. I was very excited to see if we had any fluorescence in temperate waters as it is well known to occur in tropic
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 17, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Oceanic Blacktip, taken at Aliwal shoal. Extreme close-up... by Kris Davies
Oceanic Blacktip, taken at Aliwal shoal. Extreme close-up, coming from the darkness!
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18 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 13, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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stripes without the stars by Peet J Van Eeden
stripes without the stars
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Grumpy Cat- sorry I mean Grumpy Fish by Peet J Van Eeden
Grumpy Cat- sorry I mean Grumpy Fish
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 10, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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