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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Caribbean Sea (4)

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We were finishing our dive; as we turned to swim to our exit, we noticed several large lionfish emerging from the coral looking for dinner. I was able to wait long enough for the lionfish to smile at me and wave my buddy into place before surfacing.
By Ken Schneider
posted Wednesday, December 7, 2011
154 votes

Nikon d700,17mm,ISO 200, f14, 1/160sec. We were at 30ft, when I first noticed movement below me. Slowly, I turned around, inching along the sand hoping for a clear shot. This ray set off a storm, leaving me cleaning the sand out of my gear.
By Ken Schneider
posted Thursday, December 8, 2011
116 votes

I loved all these colorful corols and a single big eyed!
By Talih Tinay
posted Tuesday, March 7, 2006
95 votes

Sea Turtle, just about crashing into Camera housing dome.
By Holly Heffner
posted Sunday, September 3, 2006
93 votes

We swam with this big guy for almost an hour. He brushed up against me several times. It is believed he was hit by the ferry boat. You can see the scars on his back and a tear in the dorsal fin...Photo was taken with no strobe, Olympus 4040
By Holly Heffner
posted Tuesday, July 25, 2006
91 votes

White spotted File fish in the Orange phase
By Steven Daniel
posted Monday, December 18, 2006
90 votes

Queen Angel of the Deep
By Steven Daniel
posted Wednesday, January 7, 2009
90 votes

This picture was taken in Bonaire on a site called Andrea II.  It was taken with a Canon G9.  Settings were 1/60 @ F8
By Don Robillard
posted Saturday, April 4, 2009
90 votes

Green Turtle in Akumal,Mexico
By Steven Daniel
posted Saturday, December 30, 2006
87 votes

Diver Drifting on the a Cozumel drift dive
By Steven Daniel
posted Monday, January 12, 2009
86 votes
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"Ray Under Rays"
Since the Ray's are so used to snorkele... by Chase Darnell
"Ray Under Rays"
Since the Ray's are so used to snorkelers and divers, they have enough trust to make overhead passes like these, making for interesting angles and of course sun rays.
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date posted posted: Monday, September 26, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Expectant Parents" - A pair of two claw shrimp, including one with eggs, in the bottom of a purple vase sponge. Two claw shrimp are a rare find on Grand Cayman; these are the only ones I've seen in over 300 dives on the island!
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12 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 25, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Compacted"
As predators get close to the schools of Sil... by Chase Darnell
"Compacted"
As predators get close to the schools of Silversides they begin to get closer and closer to each other and the reef.
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date posted posted: Friday, September 23, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Descending"
A large Hawksbill Turtle makes his plunge b... by Chase Darnell
"Descending"
A large Hawksbill Turtle makes his plunge back into the blue.
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 22, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Silversides! Photo 2 of 2
Silversides race across the north wall of Grand Cayman, completely hiding the colorful sponges and wall behind them. See Photo 1 to see the silversides and colorful reef seconds earlier!
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 22, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Lift Off"
A Hawksbill starts his accent to the surface. by Chase Darnell
"Lift Off"
A Hawksbill starts his accent to the surface.
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17 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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It is very common to find in Bonaire this school of Surge... by Carlos Rodríguez V.
It is very common to find in Bonaire this school of Surgeon fish, but in this case what I like is the fact that the only white fish was right in the middle of the school.... pretty lucky!.
I used a Sony RX100 with a UWL-04 fisheye lens
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Netherlands Antilles
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"Round Em Up"
A factor to consider, photographers are no... by Chase Darnell
"Round Em Up"
A factor to consider, photographers are not the only things out looking for these sudden blooms of Silversides.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Carribean Velvet Shrimp (Metapenaeopsis goodei)
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
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"Swoop"
It's amazing to see the school of baitfish move ... by Chase Darnell
"Swoop"
It's amazing to see the school of baitfish move in unison as the paddle boarder moved closer to the fish above.
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Silversides! Photo 1 of 2

Silversides huddle together ... by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
Silversides! Photo 1 of 2
Silversides huddle together along the north wall on Grand Cayman. Seconds later they raced in formation across the colorful sponges, completely covering them - See Photo 2 to see the silversides covering the sponges!
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 18, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Gardens of the queen by Mathieu Foulquié
Gardens of the queen
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 17, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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"Clear Skies with a chance of Tarpon"
Schools of Tarpon ... by Chase Darnell
"Clear Skies with a chance of Tarpon"
Schools of Tarpon are a very common encounter in and around the swim throughs of Eden Rock.
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Face to face with puffer fish, Klein Bonaire
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date posted posted: Friday, September 16, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Netherlands Antilles
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"Hiding in the Colors"
A large group of Silversides pack... by Chase Darnell
"Hiding in the Colors"
A large group of Silversides packs together amongst some healthy and colorful sponge life.
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date posted posted: Friday, September 16, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Shore dive in Cozumel
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 14, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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"Face To Face"
Queen angelfish are normally quite skiddi... by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
"Face To Face"
Queen angelfish are normally quite skiddish, swimming off if a diver comes near. This one was eating a sponge and was more concerned with lunch than with me. I took this photograph when it momentarily looked up from the sponge.
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18 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 12, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Me underwater by Dave Difiore
Me underwater
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date posted posted: Monday, September 12, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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Baby Flamingo tongue with his eyes on my shot with a Niko... by Simon Dyer
Baby Flamingo tongue with his eyes on my shot with a Nikon d300 with a 105mm macro lens and a +15 diopter in a ikelite housing
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 10, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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end of the race by Arun Madisetti
end of the race
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 9, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominica
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"In the breeze"
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date posted posted: Friday, September 9, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"A Turtle In Motion Tends To Stay In Motion"
A hawksbill... by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
"A Turtle In Motion Tends To Stay In Motion"
A hawksbill turtle races across a reef on the North Wall of Grand Cayman. I used a slow shutter speed and panning to track the turtle as it raced past.
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date posted posted: Friday, September 9, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Green Morey in the Reef, San Pedro Belize
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 8, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Belize
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Male Jawfish (The Patriarch) by Frankie Rivera
Male Jawfish (The Patriarch)
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 6, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Puerto Rico
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'Suspended' - A diver descends to the wreck of the Kittiwake off the coast of Grand Cayman
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 6, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Pink Castle"

A secretary blenny keeps an eye out for ... by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
"Pink Castle"
A secretary blenny keeps an eye out for lunch from its home in a pink sponge. I used a medium aperture to keep both the blenny and sponge "castle" in focus, and waited for the blenny to look upward to take this shot.
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 4, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
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The Turtle and Evelio, C0zumel.
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 4, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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