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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Cayman islands (4)

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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

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

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

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
56 votes

Shy shrimp deep in tube sponge and lit from behind. Cayman Brac, 40 fsw
By William Goodwin
posted Tuesday, December 7, 2010
54 votes

'Feeding Polyps Close Up' 
Early Mornning, North Wall 
Grand Cayman
By Jason Eastman
posted Saturday, September 18, 2010
53 votes
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Take a Bow.
About 10mm long Grass Squid, Pickfordiateuthis pulchella, suspected - Grand Cayman, night dive.
Oly EM5.
votes: 8
vote
Take a Bow.
About 10mm long Grass Squid, suspected - Grand Cayman, night dive.
The little guy seemed so attracted to my focus light, or its own reflection, that it kept very close to my lens.
Oly EM5, +5 Diopter, UKPro video light.
votes: 22
vote
Freediving Dream B/W.
Len de Vries freediving over the wreck of the USS Kittiwake, Grand Cayman - GoPro Hero3+, natural light, Lightroom conversion to B&W.
votes: 16
vote
Refresh.
Mouthbrooding Banded Jawfish.
Olympus E-PL3, 14-42mm lens with +5 Diopter.
f/20, 1/1250sec, ISO200, dual UFL-2 strobes.
votes: 17
vote

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date posted posted: Thursday, May 29, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Dramatic Entrance!
Gymnothorax moringa - Spotted Moray Eel, Grand Cayman,
Olympus E-PL3, PT Housing, dual UFL-2 strobes,
14-42mm lens, Subsee +5 Diopter,
f14, 1/120sec, ISO200
shortlistedShortlisted!
votes: 29
vote
Hawksbill turtle at Cobalt Coast, Grand Cayman
shortlistedShortlisted!

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Love the composition
votes: 23
vote
A Crab and his Haven - Banded Clinging Crab on Sun Anemone.
votes: 12
vote
Grizzled.
Southern Stingray - Grand Cayman.
votes: 14
vote
Candy Orange.
Gaudy Clown Crab, Platypodiella spectabili... by Nina Baxa
Candy Orange.
Gaudy Clown Crab, Platypodiella spectabilis, in Pink Vase Sponge, Niphates digitalis - Grand Cayman.
Not only was the colour of subject and background too good to ask for, we also found a pair of them in this same sponge!
Oly E-PL3.
votes: 18
vote
I AM LOVE
Juvenile Beaugregory (damsel)
votes: 24
vote

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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 21, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Blue hour bliss"
votes: 11
vote

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date posted posted: Sunday, May 18, 2014
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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The stunningly beautiful Cherubfish
votes: 10
vote

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date posted posted: Saturday, May 17, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Yellow Blenny in Anemone
shortlistedShortlisted!
votes: 20
vote
Lobster and Sponge.
Caribbean Spiny Lobster, Panulirus a... by Nina Baxa
Lobster and Sponge.
Caribbean Spiny Lobster, Panulirus argus, and Giant Barrel Sponge, Xestospongia muta - Little Cayman.
We'd spotted various fish being cleaned at Barrel cleaning stations here, the Lobster was new!
E-PL3, 8mm fisheye,UFL2 str...
shortlistedShortlisted!
votes: 30
vote
SevenMile Beach, above and below.
Olympus E-PL3 with Fis... by Nina Baxa
SevenMile Beach, above and below.
Olympus E-PL3 with Fisheye lens.
f/10, 1/500sec, iso200, natural light.
votes: 23
vote
Framed Tarpon, hold your breath in here
shortlistedShortlisted!
votes: 23
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 13, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Bug
votes: 23
vote

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date posted posted: Monday, May 12, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Orange ball sponge and diver inside swim through at Eden Rock, Grand Cayman
votes: 10
vote
Dragons Lair, EastEnd, Grand Cayman
votes: 10
vote
Sailfin Blenny
votes: 12
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 27, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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THE GUARDIAN OF THE REEF
by Simon Morris
Cayman newest dive attraction sunk last April at Lighthouse Point
votes: 23
vote
Slender File Fish
votes: 12
vote

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date posted posted: Monday, April 21, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Lettuce leaf slug
votes: 15
vote
Dream Stingray by Pietro Cremone
Dream Stingray
shortlistedShortlisted!
votes: 25
vote
Nassau Grouper at Marilyn's Cut, Little Cayman
shortlistedShortlisted!
votes: 23
vote
Coral polyp feeding on blood worms during a night dive, shot with +15 diopters, no crop!
votes: 16
vote
Sponge spawning on Bloody Bay Wall - Canon T2i / Nauticam / Tokina 10-17mm
votes: 13
vote
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