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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Australia (81)

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

A Golden Weedfish (Cristiceps aurantiacus).

Taken at Shelly Beach in Sydney, Australia. 

Using a Nikon D300 sea & sea housing and dual ys250s. f/8 1/250s
By Melissa Fiene
posted Wednesday, June 10, 2009
77 votes

Cuttlefish at Bare Island. Sydney, Australia
By Ken Thongpila
posted Monday, July 20, 2009
74 votes


By Brian Mayes
posted Wednesday, April 7, 2010
73 votes

Happy Valentine's Day!  : )
By Doug Anderson
posted Thursday, February 14, 2008
71 votes

Turtle in the Coral Sea.
By Karen Dillabough
posted Friday, June 12, 2009
71 votes

Giant cuttle, Kurnell
By Doug Anderson
posted Tuesday, June 10, 2008
70 votes

Pteraeolidia ianthina, Sydney
By Doug Anderson
posted Monday, February 4, 2008
69 votes

Chromodoris splendida, Bare Island
By Doug Anderson
posted Wednesday, April 9, 2008
68 votes
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Two Sweetlip hovering off the side of a coral bommie by James Tewes
Two Sweetlip hovering off the side of a coral bommie
20 Votes
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A cold water shrimp with blue ascidians behind.

Nikon ... by Cal Mero
A cold water shrimp with blue ascidians behind.
Nikon d80, 60mm, 2 x ds 51
31 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, August 4, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Salt water croc by Todd Karberg
Salt water croc
18 Votes
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2 pygme's, far Northern Great Barrier Reef by Steffen Binke
2 pygme's, far Northern Great Barrier Reef
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 5, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Viewing a swimming race in the ocean from below. Portsea ... by Cal Mero
Viewing a swimming race in the ocean from below. Portsea Swim Classic-08
Sp-350, inon d2000
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 1, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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very close encounter with a minke whale, taken in the far... by Steffen Binke
very close encounter with a minke whale, taken in the far northern great barrier reef
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Binke shoots a Minke (sorry Steffan, couldn't resist it) Wow, you must have been close!
58 Votes
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Minke with Tatoo, another 3 mnke's in the Background, Sho... by Steffen Binke
Minke with Tatoo, another 3 mnke's in the Background, Shot made on Lighthouse Boomie, Northern Great Barrier Reef, Nikon D200, No Strobes Allowed
37 Votes
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This guy found my camera fascinating. by Josh Wyatt
This guy found my camera fascinating.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 3, 2008
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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Rare mating dumpling squid photographed in the cold water... by Cal Mero
Rare mating dumpling squid photographed in the cold waters of Victoria, Australia.
Nikon D80, 60mm, 1 X Ikelite ds 51, 1 X Inon D2000
42 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 30, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Sydney Blue Groper shot with Intova IC-600. by Josh Wyatt
Sydney Blue Groper shot with Intova IC-600.
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 6, 2008
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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green turtle at the Ribbon Reefs, Australia, D200, wide a... by Steffen Binke
green turtle at the Ribbon Reefs, Australia, D200, wide angle, 2 ikelite strobes
45 Votes
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Cuttle fish love to have there picture taken.Photo taken ... by Peter Simpson
Cuttle fish love to have there picture taken.Photo taken with an Olympus C8080
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 29, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Juvenile trevally swimming through a kelp bed.   Off the ... by Cal Mero
Juvenile trevally swimming through a kelp bed. Off the rugged victorian coast line, Australia. 9 degree water smile
nikon d80, 18-55mm , natural light
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, July 25, 2008
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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This turtle doesn't think much of me.  Steve's Bommie, Gr... by Dave Hunt
This turtle doesn't think much of me. Steve's Bommie, Great Barrier Reef.
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, July 25, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Australia
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The smallest squid in the world: The southern pygmy squid... by Cal Mero
The smallest squid in the world: The southern pygmy squid.
Incredibly difficult to photograph as they are so tiny that the current moves them back and forth...and out of focus.
Nikon d80, 2 X ds 51 strobes , 60m
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 5, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Minke whale flying in at the end of a dive. Photo made in... by Steffen Binke
Minke whale flying in at the end of a dive. Photo made in the far northern great barrier reef, july 2008, D200 natural light
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39 Votes
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A short headed seahorse from the cold waters of South Aus... by Cal Mero
A short headed seahorse from the cold waters of South Australia.
This one was in the process of snapping at some zooplankton my light attracted
Nikon d80, ds 51 strobe, 60mm
30 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 28, 2008
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Hawkfish, D200, 60mm Nikkor  by Steffen Binke
Hawkfish, D200, 60mm Nikkor
21 Votes
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"Take one more shot & I'll" Photo of an unhappy Moray Eel... by Peter Simpson
"Take one more shot & I'll" Photo of an unhappy Moray Eel, taken at Clifton Gardens Sydney,with an Olympus C8080
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 30, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Bicolor blenny, Great Barrier Reef by Dave Hunt
Bicolor blenny, Great Barrier Reef
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 27, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Australia
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A baby stargazer staring skyward and waiting for a meal. ... by Cal Mero
A baby stargazer staring skyward and waiting for a meal. He was quite contented with my light on him as he snapped occasionally at the zooplankton in the water column.
night dive
nikon d80, 60mm, 2 X ds 51
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 6, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Father (or mother) Pygme and son (or daughter), Shot in t... by Steffen Binke
Father (or mother) Pygme and son (or daughter), Shot in the cod hole, Norther Great Barrier Reef!
28 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 1, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Blue devil damselfish.  I've never seen a more vibrant bl... by Dave Hunt
Blue devil damselfish. I've never seen a more vibrant blue than these guys. Found on top of a shallow reef in the Great Barrier Reef.
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 28, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Australia
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A photo of the unique and barely explored reefs of Melbou... by Cal Mero
A photo of the unique and barely explored reefs of Melbourne's Port Phillip Bay. These reefs are a collision between sponge and kelp.
Nikon d80, 2 X ds 51 strobes, 18mm
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 26, 2008
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Black Lionfish inhabiting the space between two concrete ... by James Tewes
Black Lionfish inhabiting the space between two concrete mooring blocks, it didn't mind a crowd of divers trying to get snaps of it.
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 6, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Coral Sea Australia
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another minke passed the Binke by Steffen Binke
another minke passed the Binke
46 Votes
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Old Wives, Kurnell
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 29, 2008
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