loading Photo Contest loading ...
please wait - lots of graphics on this page!
Underwater Photo Contest Entries From South Africa (8)

Underwater photo contest

Peoples' Vote


This shot was taken during this years annual sardine migration. I had removed my strobes due to the backscatter and forgot to add weight, i was sat on the surface whilst my friends were seeing an awesome ball below, i was lucky to nail this shot.
By Paul Cowell
posted Monday, August 9, 2010
96 votes

Female Tiger Shark,natural light, what an awesome animal!
By Roger Horrocks
posted Monday, March 6, 2006
79 votes

Amazing dolphin pod action in this years sardine run.
By Paul Cowell
posted Tuesday, August 10, 2010
76 votes

clinid
Nikon F-100 with 60mm macro lens
By Geoff Spiby
posted Thursday, June 11, 2009
72 votes

free diver and cameraman at about 15 m's with a beauty of a tiger shark at Umkomaas South Africa. Taken with a Nikonos V and a 15 mm lens
By Fiona Ayerst
posted Monday, March 27, 2006
67 votes

Free
By Allen Walker
posted Tuesday, September 9, 2008
62 votes

Black Tip shark, pictured at Aliwal shoal, whilst on a tiger shark dive
By Paul Cowell
posted Saturday, August 14, 2010
62 votes

Whooohooo!
By Allen Walker
posted Tuesday, March 22, 2011
62 votes

A Perfect Sunset
By Allen Walker
posted Wednesday, January 29, 2014
58 votes

ready for a teeth job
By Dray Van Beeck
posted Wednesday, February 18, 2009
57 votes
About Peoples' vote About Peoples' vote
Forums
forum latest sweet shot
By steven
16:30 CST Today (4 hours ago)
forum latest 2015 Best MXF Files to FCP X Converter
By marrysmile
12:07 CST Today (8 hours ago)
forum latest Convert Sony HDR-PJ30VE AVCHD MTS to FCP X
By marrysmile
14:46 CST Today (6 hours ago)
forum latest Convert Camtasia AVI according to MOV for FCP
By marrysmile
19:18 CST Today (1 hour ago)
forum latest 2015 Best HD Video Converter for Windows 8.1
By marrysmile
14:43 CST Today (6 hours ago)
Photo Dive Sites
dive sites latestCozumel Mexico Paso del Cedral Dive Site
Mexico, Gulf Of Mexico
dive sites latestNgouja
Mayotte, Mozambique Channel
dive sites latestCenote Caracol
Mexico
dive sites latestBig game club
Bahamas, Atlantic (North American coastal)
dive sites latestBimini Big Gasme Club
Bahamas, Atlantic (North American coastal)
dive sites latestHairball
Indonesia
dive sites latestGrand Bahama / Epic Diving
Bahamas, Atlantic (North American coastal)
dive sites latestReggio Messina wreck
Spain, Mediterranean Sea
dive sites latestSchwarzl
Austria
dive sites latestGeyser Bank
Mayotte, Mozambique Channel

Search the Contest

Entries by Category
Entries by Sea
Entries by Country
or enter search text

forum forum Stats Portfolios Annual Medal Winners slide show Annual Medal Winners spam voting policy photo contest RSS feed rules

Weekly Hotshot

Week 12 winner

weekly hotshot click to zoom

by James Deverich

Untitled / Feel free to help me come up with a title for this! (Hermit crab eye shot @105mm with stacked +10 & +5)

Monthly Winners

February Winner

monthly hotshot click to zoom

by Craig Mcinally


Last Month's HotShots...


Hotshot stats...
Uwe Schmolke (Second place)
Allen Walker (Third place)
Upload a Photo
Our UW photo contest is the longest running and most prestigious online. If you want to make a name for yourself this is THE place to do it.
Just look at some of the internationally acclaimed photographers who have launched their u/w photo careers here over the years.

Underwater Photo Contest Entries From South Africa

1541 Entries Found: Page 8  of  58
Stonefish - A very good reason not to go touching the ree... by Leon Van Zijl
Stonefish - A very good reason not to go touching the reef...
13 Votes
VOTE!
Orange-spine unicorn. Battled to get close to it. Had to hide in a crevice.
7 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Thursday, July 18, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Valda Fraser
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Taken on the Produce wreck, Aliwal Shoal S.A by Leon Van Zijl
Taken on the Produce wreck, Aliwal Shoal S.A
8 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Wednesday, July 17, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Atlantic (African coastal) South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Leon Van Zijl view portfolio
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
No time for Spanish dancing now. Need to fill up with some energy-giving sponge.
17 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Tuesday, July 16, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mozambique Channel South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Valda Fraser
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
An octopus making itself look super scary to frighten me.
23 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Tuesday, July 16, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Valda Fraser
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Honeycomb Eel at castle in Aliwal Shoal S.A by Leon Van Zijl
Honeycomb Eel at castle in Aliwal Shoal S.A
8 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Thursday, July 11, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Atlantic (African coastal) South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Leon Van Zijl
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Tiger on sand by Daniel Flormann
Tiger on sand
10 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Friday, July 5, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Daniel Flormann
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Nudibranch start to put the gills out by Daniel Flormann
Nudibranch start to put the gills out
15 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Wednesday, July 3, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Daniel Flormann
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Tomato cod in the queue at a cleaning station.
12 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Wednesday, June 19, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Valda Fraser
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Male sea goldie darts upwards to impress the girls.
20 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Wednesday, June 19, 2013
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Valda Fraser
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Such beautifull colours in Simonstown S.A by Leon Van Zijl
Such beautifull colours in Simonstown S.A
10 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Tuesday, June 18, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Atlantic (African coastal) South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Leon Van Zijl view portfolio
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Off to work and into the mouth I go.
shortlistedShortlisted!
17 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Tuesday, June 18, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Valda Fraser
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Glossodoris sp.
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!
26 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Tuesday, June 18, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Valda Fraser
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
The harlequin shrimp battled to dislodge the starfish. Then she carried it to a deep crevice and disappeared, along with her mate.
24 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Monday, June 17, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Valda Fraser
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Nikon P7000 Shot in Simonstown by Leon Van Zijl
Nikon P7000 Shot in Simonstown
22 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Saturday, June 15, 2013
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Atlantic (African coastal) South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Leon Van Zijl view portfolio
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Whales doing a SPY HOP, during their migration through th... by John Miller
Whales doing a SPY HOP, during their migration through the waters of the South Coast of Natal, taken with a Sony DSC W7,
20 Votes
VOTE!
An encounter with a tiger shark.
19 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Thursday, June 13, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Valda Fraser
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Black Tip Shark
 by John Miller
Black Tip Shark
20 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by John Miller
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Feels whisker dangling good.
shortlistedShortlisted!
23 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Valda Fraser
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Chelidonura punctata, a really beautiful slug.
14 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Tuesday, June 11, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Valda Fraser
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Phenacocolva gracillima on a whipcoral.
15 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Monday, June 10, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Valda Fraser
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Yellow gas flame nudibranch by Peet J Van Eeden
Yellow gas flame nudibranch
9 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Saturday, June 8, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Peet J Van Eeden
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Male and Female shark, Nikon D7000, wide angle, by John Miller
Male and Female shark, Nikon D7000, wide angle,
23 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Friday, June 7, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by John Miller
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Off Scottburgh on the Natal South Coast, Nikon D7000 wide... by John Miller
Off Scottburgh on the Natal South Coast, Nikon D7000 wide angle lens, Black Tip Sharks
13 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Thursday, June 6, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by John Miller
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
A long-nose hawkfish.
17 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Thursday, June 6, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Valda Fraser
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Thought this spot would be good for some macro shots, but soon changed my mind when this fellow came to see what I was doing.
22 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Wednesday, June 5, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Valda Fraser
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
A harlequin shrimp working hard to dislodge a starfish.
21 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Monday, June 3, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Valda Fraser
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
1541 Entries Found: Page 8  of  58