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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Paul Colley

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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
44 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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Beautiful Blue
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10 Votes
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date posted posted: (2 days ago)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: English Channel United Kingdom
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shark & sun rays
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date posted posted: (6 days ago)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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Lizard fish & cleaner
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date posted posted: (last week)
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: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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Reef shark close pass
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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free-swimming remora by Paul Colley
free-swimming remora
7 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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Mermaid over coral outcrop
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Barracuda school: order amongst chaos
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 20, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Mermaid Silhouette
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28 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, July 11, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Shrimp super-macro
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date posted posted: Monday, July 7, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: English Channel United Kingdom
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Barracuda tail shot: although tail shots are not the accepted wisdom, I think that this kind of viewpoint makes a really interesting composition.
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 2, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Barracuda vortex
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 1, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Schooling bohar snappers
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, June 23, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Free diver ascending on the anchor chain of Silolona
34 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, June 7, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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Reef shark with bite marks on pectoral fin
30 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 5, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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Ascension Island Marmalade Razorfish
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23 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 31, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Atlantic (South) Saint Helena
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Split level taken during a fashion shoot...
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 17, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: United Kingdom
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Reef sharks in open water. Compact camera with wide angle lens...
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 17, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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Free diver against Snell's window or astronaut in space? I love the ambiguity of this image and the similarity of Snell's window to our blue planet Earth...
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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free diver ascending to the bow of Silolona. Compact camera using natural light
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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Night time on the liveabord Silolona; the best ship that I have ever lived on & dived from...
24 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, April 28, 2014
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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Common ghost goby. Nikon D4, 105mm & +10 diopter
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, April 28, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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Flamboyant Cuttlefish seen on a dusk dive in Komodo National Park.
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13 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 27, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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Small school of butterflyfish near the surface at dusk & seen through Snell's window.
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, March 31, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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The Salem Express has a tragic story, so we dive here with great respect. But it is a peaceful monument to what happened. The fish in the school above the wreck, sadly in spirit and number, might easily represent those many souls who perished here...
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 30, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Hull of a ship seen through the legs of a pier at the Cement Plant, Barbados
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20 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, March 17, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Barbados
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Hermit crab on one of the many Cays in Jardines de la Reina
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 15, 2014
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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