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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Patrick Reardon (7)

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Pastel paradise.  One of the things I love about diving is that it tends to occur in places where it is nice to be when you are not diving. Case in point, this is the view to the east from Rum Point, Grand Cayman.
By Patrick Reardon
posted Friday, September 5, 2008
31 votes

A sailboat passes by Cayman Kai, on the North shore of Grand Cayman.  The really small white dots on the horizon line are dive boats on the North wall.  A beautiful place to dive.  A beautiful place to
By Patrick Reardon
posted Sunday, September 14, 2008
26 votes

Secretary Blenny, Grand Cayman.
By Patrick Reardon
posted Tuesday, August 24, 2010
26 votes

Bow shot on the Kittiwake.
By Patrick Reardon
posted Tuesday, October 1, 2013
26 votes

The Kittiwake, Grand Cayman.
By Patrick Reardon
posted Wednesday, September 7, 2011
25 votes

Hmmm
By Patrick Reardon
posted Friday, December 20, 2013
24 votes

Sea fan and coral in Grand Cayman.  Hope the islanders and reefs did okay with hurricane Gustav.  Nikon 12-24, D200, L&M housing.
By Patrick Reardon
posted Monday, September 1, 2008
23 votes

Secretary blenny in sponge.  Nice eye lashes!  Nikon 105 mm and SubSea 5X diopter.
By Patrick Reardon
posted Thursday, August 9, 2012
23 votes

Holiday greetings!  Shouldn't one of the choices for the
By Patrick Reardon
posted Thursday, December 19, 2013
23 votes

A crowded wave at Pipeline, North Shore, Oahu.
By Patrick Reardon
posted Sunday, February 27, 2011
22 votes
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An arrow crab and his roomies, the brittle stars, living in a sponge. Kinda has the whole "Sponge Bob" theme. Managed to get my 105 Nikon to focus on them and a strobe on them, as well.
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date posted posted: Monday, August 2, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Chris Alpers, our divemaster, used a magnifying glass for us to view this little guy. Inset shows a magnified view. I think this is a Chelidonura berolina. Input welcome.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 28, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Lionfish, Grand Cayman. Unfortunately, very healthy specimen. D200 12 - 24 mm wide angle. Image cropped.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 27, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Portrait of a Bluestriped Grunt. Nikon D200, 105mm.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 27, 2010
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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...closer inspection reveals this Peacock flounder doing an outstanding job of camouflage. The nearest sand is 30 to 40 feet below.
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 25, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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I couldn't figure out why Chris, our divemaster, was so interested in me having a look at this blighted piece of coral....
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 25, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Anemone, Cracked Conch shore dive, Grand Cayman.
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 24, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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180〫panorama near Conch Point, Grand Cayman. Great views above and below. Diver's paradise.
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 24, 2010
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Hanging with the divemaster doing a safety stop. He blew bubble-rings. The rings floated up and crossed the line holding a "sausage". As they rolled up, they wound up the line. Way cool.
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 20, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Hanging at a safety stop when I noticed myself in the bubbles.
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 18, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Kaleidoscopic image made from brightly colored coral. Lots of detail in the coral makes for an intricate pattern.
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 31, 2009
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Colorful, healthy sponges in Grand Cayman.
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 31, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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A kaliedoscopic imagemade from sponges and fish scales. The saturation was then bumped up. I grew up in the 70's and would have proudly hung this on the wall for viewing under the black light. Physchadelic man!
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 30, 2009
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Anchor seen in Turks and Caicos while diving aboard the Aggressor live aboard. Popeye would be proud, although the heart-shaped encrustation might detract from the "manliness" a bit. ( insert Popeye laugh here.)
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 30, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Turks and Caicos islands
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Kaliedoscopic image from colorful sponges and corals. The central patterns evoke a "Persian Rug" look, all from nature!
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 29, 2009
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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I like the light and color in this shot.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 29, 2009
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Sharknosed goby on coral.
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date posted posted: Monday, December 28, 2009
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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My daughter, Jenny, makes a kaleidocopic circle by holding hands with herself.
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Patrick's done a few on this theme. I like this one best. Would make a great table mat!
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date posted posted: Monday, December 28, 2009
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Image taken in the Fanta Sea. I noticed this sea is not listed on the pull-down menu. ;-)
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 27, 2009
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Cayman islands
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Adventures in depth of field.
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 27, 2009
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Turks and Caicos islands
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View from upcountry Maui. Kahoolawe, Molokini crater, Red Hill, and South Maui are visible.
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date posted posted: Friday, December 25, 2009
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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A particularly colorful patch of vibrant reef in Grand Cayman.
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date posted posted: Friday, December 25, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
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Sunset panorama of Lanai and West Maui as seen from Wailea, South Maui.
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 24, 2009
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
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Close up of turtle taken in Grand Cayman with 105 macro.
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 24, 2009
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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Coconuts on the beach at sunset. Rum Point, Grand Cayman.
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date posted posted: Monday, December 21, 2009
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Sunset over Lanai.
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date posted posted: Monday, December 21, 2009
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Psychadelic kaleidoscopic image. We put the psychadelic in your wrasse.
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 20, 2009
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