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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Tasman Sea

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Full figure portrait of Pygmy Pipe-horse.
By Gaetano Gargiulo
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6 votes

Pajama striped cuttlefish mating dance. They swim with a fantastic cork-screw movement until they are done or one of the 2 is buried under the sand!!!
By Gaetano Gargiulo
posted (This month)
3 votes

Juvenile Sydney pipe-horse fish shoot with the 105micro and +10 subsee no crop
By Gaetano Gargiulo
posted Sunday, January 25, 2015
3 votes

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Juvenile Sydney pipe-horse fish shoot with the 105micro a... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Juvenile Sydney pipe-horse fish shoot with the 105micro and +10 subsee no crop
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 25, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Full figure portrait of Pygmy Pipe-horse. by Gaetano Gargiulo
Full figure portrait of Pygmy Pipe-horse.
6 Votes
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Pajama striped cuttlefish mating dance. They swim with a ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Pajama striped cuttlefish mating dance. They swim with a fantastic cork-screw movement until they are done or one of the 2 is buried under the sand!!!
3 Votes
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date posted posted: (This month)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Xmas Pygmy pipe-horse. This specie can be found only in S... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Xmas Pygmy pipe-horse. This specie can be found only in Sydney area and only around Xmas :-) to take this hot I had to help my 105micro with the subsee +10
11 Votes
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Pigmy pipe-horse. This kind of sea horse is ~30mm and can... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Pigmy pipe-horse. This kind of sea horse is ~30mm and can be found only in a small area in NSW
9 Votes
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Roaming unusual grounds...  this Flabellina was on kelp m... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Roaming unusual grounds... this Flabellina was on kelp moving very fast
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 17, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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using 3 strobes I was able to obtain an X-ray effect on t... by Gaetano Gargiulo
using 3 strobes I was able to obtain an X-ray effect on this small nudi
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 10, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Tangerino-Tino... our new net keeper, Mosman's people can... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Tangerino-Tino... our new net keeper, Mosman's people can sleep well with such monster guarding the shore...
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 3, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Tip Top ... ! HMSNZ Canterbury, New Zealand. Canon G10-is... by Stefan Follows
Tip Top ... ! HMSNZ Canterbury, New Zealand. Canon G10-iso400-f2.8-1/25
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 23, 2014
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Tasman Sea New Zealand
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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??
8 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.
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 12, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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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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Very impressive lighting.
28 Votes
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Big face... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Big face...
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 11, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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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
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 8, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Blue Moon ... Moon Jellyfish - Aurelia aurita. Poor Knigh... by Stefan Follows
Blue Moon ... Moon Jellyfish - Aurelia aurita. Poor Knights, New Zealand. G10-iso100-f4-1/100
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 16, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea New Zealand
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"Feeling blue" by Gaetano Gargiulo
"Feeling blue"
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 3, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman 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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27 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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Editor's Comment
This is a clear winner, due to the perfect balanced lighting used here, matching the scene and the subject in every aspect. Stunning shot!
46 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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"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!!
10 Votes
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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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my strobe malfunctioned at 20m... so I had to improvise... by Gaetano Gargiulo
my strobe malfunctioned at 20m... so I had to improvise...
4 Votes
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diving with seals is always great!!! by Gaetano Gargiulo
diving with seals is always great!!!
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 5, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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6+m of vis at Clifton Gardens are rare... by Gaetano Gargiulo
6+m of vis at Clifton Gardens are rare...
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playing with shallow DOF with a friendly dragonet by Gaetano Gargiulo
playing with shallow DOF with a friendly dragonet
2 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, June 27, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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cute little mimicking file-fish by Gaetano Gargiulo
cute little mimicking file-fish
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, June 23, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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