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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From South Africa (5)

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This shot was taken during this years annual sardine migration. I had removed my strobes due to the backscatter and forgot to add weight, i was sat on the surface whilst my friends were seeing an awesome ball below, i was lucky to nail this shot.
By Paul Cowell
posted Monday, August 9, 2010
96 votes

Female Tiger Shark,natural light, what an awesome animal!
By Roger Horrocks
posted Monday, March 6, 2006
79 votes

Amazing dolphin pod action in this years sardine run.
By Paul Cowell
posted Tuesday, August 10, 2010
76 votes

clinid
Nikon F-100 with 60mm macro lens
By Geoff Spiby
posted Thursday, June 11, 2009
72 votes

free diver and cameraman at about 15 m's with a beauty of a tiger shark at Umkomaas South Africa. Taken with a Nikonos V and a 15 mm lens
By Fiona Ayerst
posted Monday, March 27, 2006
67 votes

Whooohooo!
By Allen Walker
posted Tuesday, March 22, 2011
62 votes

Free
By Allen Walker
posted Tuesday, September 9, 2008
62 votes

Black Tip shark, pictured at Aliwal shoal, whilst on a tiger shark dive
By Paul Cowell
posted Saturday, August 14, 2010
62 votes

A Perfect Sunset
By Allen Walker
posted Wednesday, January 29, 2014
58 votes

A gas flame nudibranch or may be two
By Peet Van Eeden
posted Sunday, February 12, 2012
57 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From South Africa

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Blue bottle bobbing around in a tidal pool at Kalk Bay by Kerri Keet
Blue bottle bobbing around in a tidal pool at Kalk Bay
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 18, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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The first time underwater fluorescence has been investiga... by Kerri Keet
The first time underwater fluorescence has been investigated and documented in South Africa - specifically the unique waters of Cape Town. I was very excited to see if we had any fluorescence in temperate waters as it is well known to occur in tropic
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Oceanic Blacktip, taken at Aliwal shoal. Extreme close-up... by Kris Davies
Oceanic Blacktip, taken at Aliwal shoal. Extreme close-up, coming from the darkness!
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29 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 13, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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stripes without the stars by Peet J Van Eeden
stripes without the stars
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Grumpy Cat- sorry I mean Grumpy Fish by Peet J Van Eeden
Grumpy Cat- sorry I mean Grumpy Fish
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date posted posted: Monday, October 10, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Glowing strawberry anemones in UV light by Peet J Van Eeden
Glowing strawberry anemones in UV light
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 9, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Curiosity by Peet J Van Eeden
Curiosity
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 8, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Guardian over the ocean life. A lighthouse at the Cape Pe... by Peet J Van Eeden
Guardian over the ocean life. A lighthouse at the Cape Peninsula South Africa
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A different seahorse- longsnout pipefish in eelgrass by Peet J Van Eeden
A different seahorse- longsnout pipefish in eelgrass
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 6, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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~ Lady Bug ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Lady Bug ~
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 6, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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~ Sun Kissed ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Sun Kissed ~
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Roses of the Sea-False Plum anemone by Peet J Van Eeden
Roses of the Sea-False Plum anemone
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 5, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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I spotted a blue spotted klipfish by Peet J Van Eeden
I spotted a blue spotted klipfish
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 4, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Grasping hands of a Basket Star catching food particles r... by Peet J Van Eeden
Grasping hands of a Basket Star catching food particles raining from above
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 3, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Guess who is the female? They start life as males and may... by Peet J Van Eeden
Guess who is the female? They start life as males and may change to a female if needed
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 2, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Spiny starfish Stone hard but mobile and a voracious pred... by Peet J Van Eeden
Spiny starfish Stone hard but mobile and a voracious predator
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 1, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South Africa
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~ Y ~
Note the Y split at the top of one of the cerata o... by Geo Cloete
~ Y ~
Note the Y split at the top of one of the cerata of this nudibranch.
Over the years I have spotted three different nudibranch, different species as well, which had similar splits on their rhinophores.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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~ Royalty ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Royalty ~
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 26, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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Humpback waving good bye by Uwe Schmolke
Humpback waving good bye
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 23, 2016
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Watchful Eye!
Common Octopus
17 Votes
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"Controlled Chaos" - Taken on the annual Sardine Run, Transkei Wild Coast, South Africa
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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~ Reflection ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Reflection ~
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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~ Ghost Bear Hug ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Ghost Bear Hug ~
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 17, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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~ Uber Cuteness ~
This was the cutest thing I have seen ... by Geo Cloete
~ Uber Cuteness ~
This was the cutest thing I have seen in person for a while. It was a bady octopus in a white mussel shell. Every now and again it would open the shell with its tiny arms and peak out.
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 17, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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Hotlips!
Hotlips spider crab, Roman Rock, Simon's Town - South Africa
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~ Feeling a Little Blue ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Feeling a Little Blue ~
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 15, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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~ What a Beautiful World ~ by Geo Cloete
~ What a Beautiful World ~
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 15, 2016
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