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Week 20 winner

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by Tommy Harivaldo

a frogfish with a nudibranch, together side by side. even different species, but they need each others. just like us.

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by Margriet Tilstra


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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Allen Walker

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"Deep Blue"
"Last Light"
"Kaleidoscope"
"Peek a Boo, I see you!" Number one rule to wide angle photography is get closer and when you think you are close enough, get a little closer! I was not expecting a kiss on my dome port, but hey, thanks Mr. Crocodile for being patient with me!
Silver Medal Silver Medal 2021

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"Silky Sunset"
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The Cuban rock iguana (Cyclura nubila), also known as the Cuban ground iguana or Cuban iguana, is a species of lizard of the iguana family. It is the largest of the West Indian rock iguanas one of the most endangered groups of lizards.
"Tricky Trio"
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The Sardine Run, South Africa - Wild Coast - A must do experience!
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Harlequin Crab tucked comfortable away in a tube anemone filter feeding.
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“Glimmer”
Got awesome reflections in this shot that just shows off their beauty and design!
"Splash"
Blacktip shark breaking through the surface back into the water after trying to grad a sardine.
Silver Medal Silver Medal 2021
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"Sparkle"
A Raggie gathering at Cathedral
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Image from Atlantis reef, just a little further down from the previous picture posted of this reef in Ponta do Ouro.
"Tango"
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"Celerity"
"Raw"
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Sitting hidden at 42m, Atlantis reef must be one of the most pristine reefs in Mozambique
"Underwater Butterfly"
I guess it is in an simple image that we sometimes......sit on the sand and wonder........
I was lucky enough to capture a juvenile devil fire fish and a juvenile scorpion fish on one image! I can tell you it was not easy!
"As the light fades...."
Curoius black tip pops up to the surface unexpectedly as I was about to pack it all up and head home........leant a lesson that day.......patience and this is nature.....you never know when something will happen!
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"Wave Riders"
Young seals playing inside the crest of a large swell breaking over the side of underwater ledge near seal island.
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"Chomp"
The privilege i had to witness this bait ball action right up and until the end was absolutely insane and will never be erased from the minds eye.
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Final RoundThrough to 2018 awards final round judging

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Editor's Comment
Incredible action shot
The Cape Gannet" - A B&W rendition of one of my favourite sardine run images taken off shore of the wild coast, Transkei, Port St. Johns, South Africa. The Cape Gannet is truly an amazing bird and has adapted to its ocean life like no other.
Bronze Medal Bronze Medal 2018

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"Bark"
You think sharks are dangerous!!!!...try Cape Fur Seals....
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"Serenity"
Oceanic Blacktip cruising quietly past as the sun sets on a beautiful calm ocean - another end to an amazing day out on the ocean with these awesome animals!
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"Escape...for now"
This image somehow intrigues me and I keep on going back to it, starring at it. It does not make sense, in terms of "rules"....it breaks most of them, but still draws me in, I find a strange fascination when staring at it........
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