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30m Encounter with 'Lady Grace' the 3.5-4m tiger.  Taken at Lake Reef in Fiji.
By Sam Cahir
posted Monday, May 10, 2010
55 votes

Fish are friends!!!  This heavily pregnant female bull shark is having a final feed before heading up the river to give birth. Shot in Beqa Passage, Fiji on 18 November 09.  Nikon D90 twin Z240 strobes with Nikon 10-24 lens.
By Sam Cahir
posted Wednesday, November 18, 2009
52 votes

Feb-March in Fiji brings the hungry female bull sharks back in droves.  After giving birth up the rivers the girsl head back to the deep waters of the Beqa channel with ferocious appetites.
By Sam Cahir
posted Tuesday, March 2, 2010
52 votes

Surprise!!!! This cute little female 3.5m tiger turned up today while diving in the Beqa Passage, fiji down at 28m.
By Sam Cahir
posted Tuesday, January 11, 2011
51 votes

Eel during a cleaning session.
By Bill Lamp'l
posted Saturday, November 5, 2011
51 votes

Legend of Beqa.  This massive 3.5m pregnant female Bull shark is being hand fed by a native of Beqa island, Fiji. The gods are said to protect the islanders from being harmed by the sharks who they inturn protect.  This is a truely amazing experience
By Sam Cahir
posted Tuesday, January 5, 2010
50 votes

Bull shark enjoying the Fiji sun.  Taken with Nikon D90 with twin Z240's.  17-55mm lens.
By Sam Cahir
posted Sunday, July 19, 2009
49 votes

Siclefin Lemon Shark on Patrol!! She's obviously just eaten as there is a piece of flesh hanging out from her mouth.  Big girl at over 2m.  She certainly wasn't camera shy circling around me while i was trying to photograph some bull sharks.
By Sam Cahir
posted Monday, November 16, 2009
46 votes

Catch me if you can.  This Bull shark is three times lucky with three fishing lines hanging out of his mouth.
By Sam Cahir
posted Sunday, February 14, 2010
44 votes

Laura (the 3.5m female tiger) swings in for a morning feed in the sunny tropics of fiji
By Sam Cahir
posted Sunday, April 4, 2010
44 votes
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This is Tuks aka Superman. He's my guard when shooting sharks and this picture shows why he is the best. The silvertip was coming in too close for comfort and in theatrical style Tuks gives her a right hook (notice the nictating eyelids half closed
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 8, 2010
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Fiji
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Personally I like my tuna cooked!!!
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 7, 2010
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Fiji
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this shot was taken whilst snorkeling in the yasawas just... by David Crutchley
this shot was taken whilst snorkeling in the yasawas just off manta ray island using the panasonic DMC-FT1
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 2, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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this leopard shark is usually found laying on the bottom ... by David Crutchley
this leopard shark is usually found laying on the bottom during the day,i dropped down nice and slowly to get within 3 feet of her to get this shot the camera i used is a panasonic DMC-FT1 in underwater mode
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 1, 2010
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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this estuarine stonefish just looks so happy ,from this a... by David Crutchley
this estuarine stonefish just looks so happy ,from this angle he looks like he is wearing a bowler hat
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date posted posted: Monday, August 30, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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This is a shot of a green moray eel that I took while in ... by Greig Fields
This is a shot of a green moray eel that I took while in Fiji. This dive was a shark dive in Beqa Lagoon.
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 29, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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This hawkshead was just watching us go by. His expression... by David Crutchley
This hawkshead was just watching us go by. His expression says it all ,I took this using macro on the panasonic DMC-FT1 .This pic was taken at one of my favourite dive sites called The Outer Barrier int the mamanucas Fiji
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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this pink anenome clownfish just looked so beautiful agai... by David Crutchley
this pink anenome clownfish just looked so beautiful against the anenome with its blue tips .the camera used was a panasonic lumix DMC-FT1 12 meg with a 28mm wide angle lens
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 24, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Free diving with mantas scooping up delicious plankton in... by Lill Haugen
Free diving with mantas scooping up delicious plankton in shallow waters in Fiji (Yasawa islands). Shoot downwards just below the surface while free diving, everything naturally lit by the sun from above. Nikon D300 with 10,5 fish eye, no strobes.
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Sea cucumber poking it's head up on a reef. Nikonos V 28mm
lense Ikelight strobe. Lalati Fiji in Beqa lagoon
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 24, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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A tuna a day keeps the dentist away!!. Beqa Passage July 2010 with a stunning 3m pregnant female Bull shark.
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date posted posted: Friday, July 16, 2010
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Fiji
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Two Manta's dancing!!! Jim's Alley again!!
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 13, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Blue-spotted sting ray eyeing me up! Cannon powershot g10 with two Ikelite autoflash 35 strobes!
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date posted posted: Monday, July 12, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Fiji
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carpet cove Fiji by Dave Baxter
carpet cove Fiji
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date posted posted: Monday, June 14, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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bulls away by Dave Baxter
bulls away
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 13, 2010
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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say cheese by Dave Baxter
say cheese
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 13, 2010
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Time to say goobye to Fiji. by Liz Daves
Time to say goobye to Fiji.
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Lil Tomato Clown in her bublle tip anemone by Liz Daves
Lil Tomato Clown in her bublle tip anemone
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date posted posted: Friday, June 11, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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Reticulidia Halgerda or Nudibranch by Liz Daves
Reticulidia Halgerda or Nudibranch
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 9, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Clownfish with diver in background.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 9, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Brandon Paige from Aquatrek Fiji extreme shark diving, swimming with a large female Bull shark called affectionately called 'Bella'. Taken down at 26m in Lake Reef marine reserve.
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loads of sharky action here
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 22, 2010
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Fiji
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30m Encounter with 'Lady Grace' the 3.5-4m tiger. Taken at Lake Reef in Fiji.
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shark shot of the month!
55 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, May 10, 2010
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Top side of ship wreck in Bega Lagoon, Fiji. Nikonos V
Ikelight 125 strobe.
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date posted posted: Monday, April 26, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Here's looking at you babe. Shark giving us the eye
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 25, 2010
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Whip Coral curling into clear open water, Nikonos V 28mm lense
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 21, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Ancient Chiefs Lodge Pearl Harbor Fiji
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 20, 2010
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Lion Fish posing on a ledge. Nikonos V 28mm with Ikelight 125 strobe
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date posted posted: Monday, April 19, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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