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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Indian Ocean (5)

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Leafy Sea Dragon (Fetzendrachenfisch) , Australia - South Australia - Kangaroo Island
By Ralf Levc
posted Saturday, May 20, 2006
109 votes

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

Tortue verte
Mayotte
By Belec Antoine
posted Wednesday, September 9, 2009
92 votes

Estuarine Cod and Cleaner Wrasse. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 50D & Tokina 10-17
By Ross Gudgeon
posted Friday, June 12, 2009
90 votes

For the remoras this big manta was a nice place to take a ride to somewhere else.
By Esteban Toré
posted Wednesday, January 14, 2009
89 votes

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


By Tobias Friedrich
posted Wednesday, December 14, 2011
79 votes

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

Napoleon Fish and scubagirl
By Alberto D'este
posted Friday, April 18, 2008
75 votes

Freediving with this female whaleshark in Mozambique was a stunning experience. Sea & sea MM2 ex +16mm
By Andrew Woodburn
posted Friday, February 14, 2003
70 votes
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Toby by Henrik Gram Rasmussen
Toby
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 1, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Sri Lanka encounter
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 1, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Sri Lanka
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"Great White"
On the 22.08.2015 my life changed forever and I was fortunate enough to dive with 3 of the oceans top apex predators, GW, Tigers and Zambezi's without any cages or restrictions! Here is one of the images.
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23 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, August 31, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Screaming turtle by Joachim Neumann
Screaming turtle
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19 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 29, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Gold spotted flat worm
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 28, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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An opportunity to take a second to see the buddy system in action along the reef!!!
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Surgeonfish by Joachim Neumann
Surgeonfish
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Natural predation of a Humpback Whale carcass by sharks including some Great Whites of the coast of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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porcelain crab by Joachim Neumann
porcelain crab
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 22, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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"Red on green" by Joachim Neumann
"Red on green"
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 21, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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"Green on Pink" - Anemone by Joachim Neumann
"Green on Pink" - Anemone
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 20, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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"Star of the Show"
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 19, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Manta Ray @ Hanifary Bay
29 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, August 17, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
view portfolio more shots by Marco Gargiulo
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holy grace by Gang Song
holy grace
5 Votes
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Manta Rays, Hanifaru Bay
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 14, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Clownfish & anemone
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 14, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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A black tip slowly cruises past with the late afternoon sun glistening on her back, just something so surreal about this image and actually witnessing the moment in the water.
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 14, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Porcospino fish
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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HOME, night dive
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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"Speed" - this image really brings a smile to my face every time I look at it!
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 11, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Want to play - Bottlenosedolphins by Uwe Schmolke
Want to play - Bottlenosedolphins
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, August 10, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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just a new P-shop by Manfred Bail
just a new P-shop
2 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, August 10, 2015
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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"Shout" - One of my personal favourites wink
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The lighting here is incredible! Paired with an excellent pose, this shot is a well deserved winner.
27 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 4, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Red and Blue I see Raggies two wink
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, August 3, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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"The Gathering"
These guys are pretty territorial and defend their areas with vigour, so pretty cool to see 4 of them together.
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Casa Mia from another perspective
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"The Order of Things" - Life in the ocean is so unknown, yet we fly to the moon, experiment on Mars, all our research is to find a human habitat in space in stead of understanding the ocean, an habitat that supports earth!!! A rather crazy notion!!!
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Extraordinary image! Nature's beauty at it's best with perfect composition adding to the "Order of things".
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