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Southern Stingrays cruising over a shallow sand bar to the North of Grand Cayman.  The split is part photoshop manipulated to correct some dome splashing in the heavy swell.
By Paul Colley
posted Wednesday, February 23, 2011
62 votes

Cardinalfish brooding eggs: 60mm lens with +3 diopter.
By Paul Colley
posted Monday, June 6, 2011
47 votes

Barracuda school with one Great Barracuda interacting with the school of smaller ones; not sure what this behaviour was.
By Paul Colley
posted Monday, August 19, 2013
47 votes

Southern Stingray passing under a dive boat
By Paul Colley
posted Monday, February 14, 2011
45 votes

My first encounter with a stunning silky shark.
By Paul Colley
posted Saturday, December 14, 2013
45 votes

Split level shot of a Southern Stingray off the coast of Grand Cayman
By Paul Colley
posted Wednesday, February 2, 2011
43 votes

Natural light monochrome of the USS Kittiwake
By Paul Colley
posted Friday, April 1, 2011
42 votes

This is the newly-sunk wreck of USS Kittiwake in the Cayman Islands.  Shot with a 10-17mm lens in clear water, you can see the wreck from bow to midships.
By Paul Colley
posted Monday, January 31, 2011
40 votes

Ascension Island Black Durgon.  This Trigger Fish looks almost jet black at a distance, but close up is a riot of colour.
By Paul Colley
posted Sunday, November 20, 2011
40 votes

Red Sea reef at dusk.
By Paul Colley
posted Thursday, November 7, 2013
39 votes
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299 Entries Found: Page 1  of  12
as the oceans should be: Ascension Island
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Silky shark & diver
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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Beautiful Blues - Cornish Blue Sharks
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: English Channel United Kingdom
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Tiny coral crab
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Indian Mackerel pair
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Gorgonian fan, soft coral & diver
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Mallard duck photo-bombing a Brown Trout
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 25, 2015
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Landlocked Seas/Lakes United Kingdom
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Free diver
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date posted posted: Monday, March 2, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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Massed Mackerel - schooling Indian Mackerel
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 14, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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expression of schooling and movement (Indian Mackerel) using slow shutter speed
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 8, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Blue Spotted Ray
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 6, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Schooling & feeding Indian Mackerel
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 1, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Silky shark
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 23, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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Silky shark
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date posted posted: Friday, December 19, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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Saltwater crocodile
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22 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 15, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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WWI submarine at 60m
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 13, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Atlantic (European coastal) United Kingdom
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Scorpionfish detail
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date posted posted: Monday, November 10, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Indian Mackerel school & diver
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date posted posted: Monday, November 3, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Spider crab & diver
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 22, 2014
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Atlantic (European coastal) United Kingdom
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the dream dive
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 16, 2014
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Very nice behavior shot.
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, October 10, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Seal portrait
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20 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 5, 2014
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: North Sea United Kingdom
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Beautiful blues
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21 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 2, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: English Channel United Kingdom
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Beautiful Blue
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date posted posted: Monday, September 29, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: English Channel United Kingdom
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shark & sun rays
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 25, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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Lizard fish & cleaner
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 18, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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Reef sharks in formation
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 4, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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