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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Cayman islands

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

Southern Stringray
By Steven Daniel
posted Thursday, December 28, 2006
85 votes

Last year I posted a jawfish with eggs that were about to hatch. This is the same jawfish shot a few days earlier just after the eggs were laid. From Little Cayman Island. Nikon D200 with 105mm lens.
By Jim Chambers
posted Friday, April 18, 2008
75 votes

- Crossways - Tarpon hunting Silversides. This is an image I've been striving for, for over a year now....
By Nina Baxa
posted Monday, October 20, 2014
70 votes

Stingrays at Sandbar, Grand Cayman
By Pietro Cremone
posted Tuesday, March 6, 2012
67 votes

Southern Stingrays cruising over a shallow sand bar to the North of Grand Cayman.  The split is part photoshop manipulated to correct some dome splashing in the heavy swell.
By Paul Colley
posted Wednesday, February 23, 2011
62 votes

Tarpon entering grotto at dawn

During daytime silversides hide in caverns, swim-throughs, grottos and wrecks. As dawn settles the predators follow them.
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Monday, July 1, 2013
59 votes

Freediver meets Eagle Ray
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Sunday, December 15, 2013
58 votes

Ray of light
By Pietro Cremone
posted Monday, March 19, 2012
56 votes

APOCALYPSE
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Tuesday, September 23, 2014
55 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Cayman islands

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Cayman's beautiful North Wall, rich with life! An anenome, lots of little blue chromis, a snapper, sponges, colorful coral... I used my wide-angle dome port extension with my fisheye lens for a forced vingette.
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 23, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Follow the Leader" large school of Horse Eyed Jacks on a safety stop
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A tiny spotted cleaner shrimp climbs on a warty corallimorph anemone. I lit the shrimp with one strobe, and lit the background with my second strobe to provide backlighting.
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date posted posted: (4 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Lunch date with a turtle
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"Black and White Slender Filefish"
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"Starry Stingray Splash"!
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Over-under at Stingray Sandbar, Grand Cayman
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Soaring Manta
Taken at the Kittiwake, Grand Cayman
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Leech headshield slug shot with a +15 diopter 105mmVR len... by Simon Dyer
Leech headshield slug shot with a +15 diopter 105mmVR lens on a d300 in inkelite housing and strobes (DS160) ON a shutter of 200 and f22 iso 400 at the kittiwake grand cayman
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Fluorescing Goby - "Tie-Dye"
No color editing was done to this photo. The rainbow of colors is from shooting with my Nightsea fluorescence kit. The filters "excite" the fluorescence in the goby and coral.
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date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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"Gaudy Clown Crab"
Great marco subject one afternoon on the North Wall in Cayman.
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"Goddess on her throne"
A purple crown sea goddess on the move. Shot with constant light.
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'What Lies Beneath' - Southern stingrays in the shallow waters off the coast of Grand Cayman
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A brightly colored starfish rests on seagrass just below the surface. I took this shot with my camera completely submerged, and utilized a Snell's window to include the sky and clouds.
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
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"Joy"
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an unlikely friendship. by Gideon Marcus
an unlikely friendship.
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'On The Lowdown' - Southern stingrays glide just over the sandbar off the coast of Grand Cayman
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Just keep swimming. by Gideon Marcus
Just keep swimming.
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"After The Dive"
We surfaced from a magical dive to this magical light.
Photographed with a small aperture so that the sun burst through the cloud with a star effect.
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date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
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"Gotcha"
Bandtail Puffer Fish
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The Groupers in Little Cayman are very friendly, let you get up close and personal.
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Cryptic Teardrop Crab
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date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Racing Stripes"
A juvenile spotted drum on coral, shot with a slow shutter speed and panning.
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Great creative shot
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Tarpon hunting silversides
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I wish the Cayman grottoes would be filled with silversides once more.
Devil's Grotto, July 2013 (the last year of big numbers)
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'Spectral' - A southern stingray on the sandbar off the coast of Grand Cayman
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'On One Breath' - A freediver ascends from the wreck of the Kittiwake off the coast of Grand Cayman
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Colorful Ceilings
Inside the cut out in the iron shore known by local dive guides as the Ballroom.
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