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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

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

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

clinid
Nikon F-100 with 60mm macro lens
By Geoff Spiby
posted Thursday, June 11, 2009
72 votes

free diver and cameraman at about 15 m's with a beauty of a tiger shark at Umkomaas South Africa. Taken with a Nikonos V and a 15 mm lens
By Fiona Ayerst
posted Monday, March 27, 2006
67 votes

Free
By Allen Walker
posted Tuesday, September 9, 2008
62 votes

Black Tip shark, pictured at Aliwal shoal, whilst on a tiger shark dive
By Paul Cowell
posted Saturday, August 14, 2010
62 votes

Whooohooo!
By Allen Walker
posted Tuesday, March 22, 2011
62 votes

A Perfect Sunset
By Allen Walker
posted Wednesday, January 29, 2014
58 votes

ready for a teeth job
By Dray Van Beeck
posted Wednesday, February 18, 2009
57 votes
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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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date posted posted: 11:08 CST Today (2 hours ago)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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~ Welcome Party ~
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date posted posted: 05:43 CST Today (8 hours ago)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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~ The Man ~
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~ Sunny Side Up ~
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~ Sniffle Sniffle ~
Who does not love puppies? These seal pups are every bit as cute...plus they love the ocean, just like me! smile
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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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Humpback whales by Gang Song
Humpback whales
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~ Light Snack ~
Play Cape Fur Seal. Although still a youngster, I was surprised at how much wear and tears its teeth already shown at such a young age.
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~ Flow ~
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date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: South Africa
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"Star of the Show"
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A breath away by Gang Song
A breath away
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holy grace by Gang Song
holy grace
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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.
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~ Painterly ~
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~ Wild Bell ~
In celebration of Women's Month.
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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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Want to play - Bottlenosedolphins by Uwe Schmolke
Want to play - Bottlenosedolphins
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~ Blue Vortex ~
In 2013, it was documented for the first time that a bait ball was kept trapped by the shear number of sharks present. Although a few dolphins were spotted early on, they soon left and the ball was literally wrapped by sharks.
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~ Last Light ~
Swept in-shore from the deep by up-welling currents, this Root-mouthed jellyfish is on its last few breaths. Its a long and treacherous path it was swept along as its battered body is testament too.
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~ In the Blink of an Eye ~
A school of fast moving and very skittish Yellow Tail buzz me and the the "tower" The "tower" being the engine block of the Oriental Pioneer.
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~ Shark Ball ~
There are bait balls and then there are Shark Balls, just another one of those things which makes the Sardine Run one of The natural spectacles on the planet today.
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"Shout" - One of my personal favourites wink
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~ What Happened Next ~
He became my dive buddy for the full duration of my dive. Playing games and entertaining one another. Two happy souls at the end of the dive I would like to believe...I know I was!
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Red and Blue I see Raggies two wink
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~ Glitter & Gold ~
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~ Be Quick ~
One of the fastest moving predators at the Sardine Run are the Cape Gannets. Watching their aerial assault from a boat is amazing. Witnessing it from within the water is simply breathtaking!
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~ Delicate Beauty ~
I wonder how many people, seeing one of these for the first time, would guess it to be a worm...the ocean is truly another world!
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