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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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Sweetlips silhouette in a small cave
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 29, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Within the Somosomo Straight in northern Fiji, this Clown... by Paul Schmieder
Within the Somosomo Straight in northern Fiji, this Clownfish was captured with a Canon T1i and Canon 100mm lens inside an Ikelite housing with twin DS-160 strobes set at TTL mode.
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 26, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Wreck of a supply ship in Fiji.
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 26, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Tiny xeno crab out for a stroll
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date posted posted: Friday, December 24, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Anthias surround this hole in a Fiji reef
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 22, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Colorful Fiji reefs
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date posted posted: Monday, December 20, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Patterns.
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 18, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Reef scene in Fiji.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 15, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Exceptional color at Coral Corner in Fiji. Image taken w/ Canon 5D in an Aquatica housing and Canon 16-35mm wide angle lens.
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 9, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Image taken at Coral Corner w/ Canon 5D in an Aquatica housing and Canon 16-35 mm wide angle - 31 mm at f2.8.
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 9, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Anenomie by Roine Gabrielsson
Anenomie
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date posted posted: Monday, November 29, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Fiji
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Large female bull shark photographed in Fiji, while munch... by Lill Haugen
Large female bull shark photographed in Fiji, while munching on a fish snack at the Beqa Adventure Divers Shark Dive in Pacific Harbour.
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date posted posted: Monday, November 22, 2010
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Coral Reef on the third day of our late September, 2010 visit. Canon 5D w/ 16-35mm telephoto in an Aquatica housing.
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 31, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Image from Samu Reef, Fiji on the second day of the trip onSept. 26, 2010. Canon 5D w/ 16-25 mm wide angle in an Aquatica housing.
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 31, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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How nice to get a pic of the spiney sea urchin during the... by David Crutchley
How nice to get a pic of the spiney sea urchin during the day.
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 3, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Beqa Lagoon Resort, September 2010
Nikon D300 Ikelite Ho... by Schott Beckham
Beqa Lagoon Resort, September 2010
Nikon D300 Ikelite Housing, Dual Sea & Sea YS90 strobes, Tokina 10-17 lenses. ISO 200, 1/125 ss, F14, 20 feet of water, very calm and bright day
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 3, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Koro Sea Fiji
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Daybreak on Shark Reef.
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 16, 2010
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Fiji
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Some people will go to extraordinary measures to dump their rubbish!!!!. This is actually the feed bin for a shark dive, comprising of a green waste bin. Taken at Shark Reef, Fiji.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 15, 2010
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Fiji
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These damsels were protecting this female bull shark and no matter where i went they were like personal security guards.
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Sam specializes in sharks - now in damsels too! wierd behavior!
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 15, 2010
date posted category: Sharks
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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!!!
32 Votes
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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
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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
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