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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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A surf wave breaking amongst kelp and rock.  Viewed from ... by Cal Mero
A surf wave breaking amongst kelp and rock. Viewed from below.
Not too everyones liking but I think its cool
Photograhped off the backbeaches in Victoria, Australia
Nikon d80, 18-55mm, natural light
Cal
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 17, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Two Batfish in the Northern Great Barrier Reef, Nikon D200 by Steffen Binke
Two Batfish in the Northern Great Barrier Reef, Nikon D200
20 Votes
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Stumbled upon this old shot of a short headed seahorse

... by Cal Mero
Stumbled upon this old shot of a short headed seahorse
Photographed in Victoria, Australia
sp-350, inon d2000, 2 X ucl 165 macro lenses
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 16, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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He has never seen a guy with a camera before i guess ... by Steffen Binke
He has never seen a guy with a camera before i guess ...
32 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 15, 2008
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Kelp and light.

Photographed in Victoria, Australia.
... by Cal Mero
Kelp and light.
Photographed in Victoria, Australia.
Nikon d80, 18-55mm, natural light
19 Votes
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Natural light wide angle of a Southern Ocean kelp forest.... by Cal Mero
Natural light wide angle of a Southern Ocean kelp forest.
Photographed in the cold waters of Victoria, Australia.
Nikon d80, 18mm, natural light
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 14, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Ceratosoma amoena, Kurnell
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This month is newbie month so I didn't want to promote the hotshots - Doug always pulls out a corker. But this one was so jelly baby flavoured I relented!
28 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 14, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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soft coral by Steffen Binke
soft coral
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 14, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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4 minke's in one picture, nikon D200, 10-17mm wideangle l... by Steffen Binke
4 minke's in one picture, nikon D200, 10-17mm wideangle lens, natural light only
11 Votes
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A divers bubbles reflecting torch light.

A simple imag... by Cal Mero
A divers bubbles reflecting torch light.
A simple image that I like
Nikon d80, 2 X ds 51 strobes, 18-55mm
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 13, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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The "Pink clowfish" in pink background, nikon d200 by Steffen Binke
The "Pink clowfish" in pink background, nikon d200
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 12, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Green Turtle, Nikon D200 by Steffen Binke
Green Turtle, Nikon D200
30 Votes
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large cod in the northern great barrier reef, cod hole! N... by Steffen Binke
large cod in the northern great barrier reef, cod hole! Nikon D200
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42 Votes
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Giant Cuttle, Clovelly
30 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 9, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Rare mating dumpling squid. 

A big thanks to Brian May... by Cal Mero
Rare mating dumpling squid.
A big thanks to Brian Mayes for helping me learn about colour profiles and the web smile
From the cold waters of Victoria, Australia.
Nikon d80, 1 inon d2000, 1 ikelite ds 51, nikon 60mm
42 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 9, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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A little abstract, The eye of a cuttlefish, taken at Indi... by Peter Simpson
A little abstract, The eye of a cuttlefish, taken at Indian Point Sydney with an Olympus C8080
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 8, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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A temperate short headed seahorse at hiding at the base o... by Cal Mero
A temperate short headed seahorse at hiding at the base of some kelp and seaweed.
Nikon d80, 60mm, 2 x ds51 strobes
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 8, 2008
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Ninja Turtle! by Steffen Binke
Ninja Turtle!
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53 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 7, 2008
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Getting up at 4am reveals dolphins swimming alongside pro... by Cal Mero
Getting up at 4am reveals dolphins swimming alongside professional race horses on their morning trot.
Edited entry: Assigned new colour profile to match monitor to web
nikon d80, 18-55mm.
23 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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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Hawkfish, D200, 60mm Nikkor  by Steffen Binke
Hawkfish, D200, 60mm Nikkor
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