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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Roger Horrocks

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Yellow fin tuna crusing 50km out to sea of Cape Point, Cape Town. Freediving, natural light.
Jellyfish, near Camp's Bay, Cape Town. Nikon D200, 28 mm lens, shooting down, natural light.
A freediver prepares to dive off Cape Town, with Lion's Head and Table Mountain in the background. Very flat sea, Nikon D200 with 28mm lens

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good action shot
Despite that fact that this photo breaks every rule of photogarphic composition, the fluidity and flexibility of these blacktips is unusually evident. Clealry cartilage rules when you wanna turn in a hurry!
Just before the sardine run we came across this pack of around 40 female blacktip sharks, streamlined fighterplanes of the deep blue, an ocean full of entropy.
Female Tiger Shark,natural light, what an awesome animal!
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This ain't awesome - it's AWESOME - well done Roger
Underwater videographer Mike Wood keeping an eye out for sharks coming in from behind, Nikon D100, 16mm lens
This Zambezi shark was clearly irritated by the presence of the juvenile Kingfish on his lip, but was unable to shake him. Canon 350D, 28mm lens, no flash
BlackTip Shark, Pinnacles, Ponta Mamoli, taken with Canon 350D in SeaCam housing, 28 mm lens, no flash
This image of two Zambezi (Bull) Sharks was taken at around 15m while freediving on the Pinnacles off Ponta Mamoli, southern Mozambique, with a Nikon D100 in a Sea and Sea Housing, natural light.
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