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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

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

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

ready for a teeth job
By Dray Van Beeck
posted Wednesday, February 18, 2009
57 votes

Little starfish taken on seal rock, a diving point close to Gansbaai - South Africa
By Daniela Waltrick
posted Friday, May 18, 2007
56 votes
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So annoying to have other males trying to steal my 'girl'.
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date posted posted: Monday, December 16, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Baby basket star by Peet J Van Eeden
Baby basket star
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 15, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Atlantic (African coastal) South Africa
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Take two.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 10, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Isopod cleaning some of the tube feet of a starfish's arm by Peet J Van Eeden
Isopod cleaning some of the tube feet of a starfish's arm
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date posted posted: Monday, December 9, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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The cleaner wrasse has lots of work to do.
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date posted posted: Monday, December 9, 2013
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Gas flame nudibranch in its favourite habitat of a Palmat... by Peet J Van Eeden
Gas flame nudibranch in its favourite habitat of a Palmate sea fan
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 8, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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A squat lobster with coloration to match its host feather star.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 4, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Focusing on the rhinophores - the major sensory structures.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 4, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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blue gas flame that's my name by Peet J Van Eeden
blue gas flame that's my name
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 3, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Flowing snappers at Snapper College, Sodwana Bay.
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date posted posted: Monday, December 2, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Loggerhead Turtle headed back to the water after nesting ... by Donna Rogers
Loggerhead Turtle headed back to the water after nesting on Mabibi Beach in northen KZN .
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A trumpetfish.
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 28, 2013
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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The baby cuttlefish has just emerged from the egg and is launching itself into the world.
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 24, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Suddenly it reared up like a frightened horse - Chromodoris africana.
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 21, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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A gorgonian wrapper, so pretty but really a nasty parasite.
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34 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 21, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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A real beauty - Goniobranchus sp.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 20, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Showing a leg - a specially adapted one for keeping clean, while filter-feeding.
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date posted posted: Monday, November 11, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Follow the leader by Peet J Van Eeden
Follow the leader
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 10, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
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Reaching out by Peet J Van Eeden
Reaching out
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 5, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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A fiery love affair by Peet J Van Eeden
A fiery love affair
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 3, 2013
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An unexpected visit from a big tiger that came in to check me out. Was sad about the broken-off trace in her mouth.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 16, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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A beautiful juvenile emperor angelfish. Such a tricky subject because it moves so fast.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 15, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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I lay on sand quietly watching this chap. Loved it when he opened his mouth for the cleaners.
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This ones is a clear winner. A classic CFWA and great work having the complete body in focus. Well done, a personal favorite for me.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 8, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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A huge bohar snapper giving me an ugly look.
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It's the Orange over perfect deep blue that makes this shot stand out. Very nice.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 25, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Crab blanket by Leon Van Zijl
Crab blanket
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date posted posted: Monday, September 23, 2013
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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Lying in wait at night.
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 29, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Wow, do you see those game fish overhead? Sharing some time with a huge potato cod.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 28, 2013
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