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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Caribbean Sea (15)

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We were finishing our dive; as we turned to swim to our exit, we noticed several large lionfish emerging from the coral looking for dinner. I was able to wait long enough for the lionfish to smile at me and wave my buddy into place before surfacing.
By Ken Schneider
posted Wednesday, December 7, 2011
154 votes

Nikon d700,17mm,ISO 200, f14, 1/160sec. We were at 30ft, when I first noticed movement below me. Slowly, I turned around, inching along the sand hoping for a clear shot. This ray set off a storm, leaving me cleaning the sand out of my gear.
By Ken Schneider
posted Thursday, December 8, 2011
116 votes

I loved all these colorful corols and a single big eyed!
By Talih Tinay
posted Tuesday, March 7, 2006
95 votes

Sea Turtle, just about crashing into Camera housing dome.
By Holly Heffner
posted Sunday, September 3, 2006
93 votes

We swam with this big guy for almost an hour. He brushed up against me several times. It is believed he was hit by the ferry boat. You can see the scars on his back and a tear in the dorsal fin...Photo was taken with no strobe, Olympus 4040
By Holly Heffner
posted Tuesday, July 25, 2006
91 votes

White spotted File fish in the Orange phase
By Steven Daniel
posted Monday, December 18, 2006
90 votes

Queen Angel of the Deep
By Steven Daniel
posted Wednesday, January 7, 2009
90 votes

This picture was taken in Bonaire on a site called Andrea II.  It was taken with a Canon G9.  Settings were 1/60 @ F8
By Don Robillard
posted Saturday, April 4, 2009
90 votes

Green Turtle in Akumal,Mexico
By Steven Daniel
posted Saturday, December 30, 2006
87 votes

Diver Drifting on the a Cozumel drift dive
By Steven Daniel
posted Monday, January 12, 2009
86 votes
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Silky Shark in the sun.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 15, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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Flamingo Love!
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 14, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Banded Jawfish
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 17, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Puerto Rico
view portfolio more shots by Abimael Márquez
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The kittiwake wreck is one of my favorite wrecks to photo... by Janice Carter
The kittiwake wreck is one of my favorite wrecks to photograph. This one has a fun yet eerie feel to it.
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date posted posted: Friday, August 15, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Really large Oceanic Whitetip with an equally large 'posse'
Rainbow runners and Pilotfish swarm around this lady.
Combined with her girth makes me think that she's particularly
adept at finding food!
Midocean Seamount near Cat Island, Bahamas
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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"Dive Bomb"
Bloody Bay Wall, Little Cayman
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Barrel Sponge at the top of Ghost Mount in Cayman
11 Votes
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Nurse Shark and Reef
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date posted posted: Friday, August 15, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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Whaleshark with diver
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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A wall like no other! Little Cayman you really are a special place!
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Klein Bonaire by Alison Ranheim
Klein Bonaire
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 16, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Netherlands Antilles
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Three legged turtle by Tina Norris
Three legged turtle
12 Votes
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Wire Coral Shrimp
West Side, Grand Cayman
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 12, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Under cocoon protection
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 17, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Virgin Islands (British)
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great encounter on the Silver Banks
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Getting close to this giant with a fisheye lens is already a recipe for a fantastic image, the angle selected showing the sun beams and the eye contact with the whale makes it a winner.
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date posted posted: Friday, August 15, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominican Republic
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Whale Shark and snorkel
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Whale Shark in Contoy Island
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 17, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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Sunset Snorkel in Paradise by Caroline Power
Sunset Snorkel in Paradise
13 Votes
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Caribbean Reef Squid by Tina Norris
Caribbean Reef Squid
8 Votes
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Parrotfish, Roatan Island. by Alison Ranheim
Parrotfish, Roatan Island.
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, August 11, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
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"Beam me up..."
13 Votes
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Here fishy fishy... pay no attention to the Octopus shape... by Alison Ranheim
Here fishy fishy... pay no attention to the Octopus shaped rock.
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 14, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Netherlands Antilles
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Macro life on the Kittiwake
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 12, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Turtle interrupted while eating a sponge. by Patrick Reardon
Turtle interrupted while eating a sponge.
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 12, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Belize
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Trunkfish by Tina Norris
Trunkfish
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Whaleshark in surface
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Spotted Trunkfish by Tina Norris
Spotted Trunkfish
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