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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Cayman islands (8)

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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

- Crossways - Tarpon hunting Silversides. This is an image I've been striving for, for over a year now....
By Nina Baxa
posted Monday, October 20, 2014
71 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

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
59 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

APOCALYPSE
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Tuesday, September 23, 2014
56 votes
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Ready to spread my wings
Southern stingray at the sandbar
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Incredible over/under shot taken at exactly the right time!
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A colorful goby models for the camera atop star coral. I used a very shallow depth of field to focus only on the goby's eyes, and to make the rest of its translucent body blur into the backgruound.
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date posted posted: Friday, June 10, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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'Catching Some Rays' - Southern stingrays enjoying the warm, clear waters of Grand Cayman
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'Out On A Limb' - A flamingo tongue cowrie off the coast of Grand Cayman
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Face to Face
When you are the biggest creature cruising around at any given moment you have the right of way. This large Loggerhead Turtle just kept his chosen path and it was up to me to snap this shot and roll out of the way.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 8, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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'Surfing the Sandbar' - A southern stingray in the waters of Grand Cayman
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A diver explores a swim through as light filters down from an opening in the ceiling.
Snapper Hole, Grand Cayman
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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'Underwater Forest' - Sunlight shines through the tall corals off the coast of Grand Cayman
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'Welcome to the Ocean! I'll Be Your Guide.' A sharknose goby rests on coral in the waters off of Grand Cayman
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'Swirling the Bow' - A school of horse eye jacks swirls around toward the bow of the Kittiwake off the coast of Grand Cayman
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'Going Green' - A green sea turtle drifts through the shallow waters of Grand Cayman
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'Diving The Kittiwake' - Divers begin to descend upon the wreck of the Kittiwake off the coast of Grand Cayman
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"Pink Peppermint"
I set off to photograph a peppermint shrimp, and looked inside dozens of vase sponges until I finally found this one. I used a large aperture to keep just the eyes in focus and blur the background into a soft pink.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 31, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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'Southern Hospitality' - A southern stingray stops by for a quick hello in Grand Cayman
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Squidward - we were doing an early morning dive off Turtle Reef and encountered a squad of squid on our return. They were so interested in us and our cameras it was like they were asking us for a photoshoot! Oly EMDEM1 12-50m lens
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date posted posted: Monday, May 30, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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'We Are Family' - 7 southern stingrays glide over the sea floor off the coast of Grand Cayman
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'Rush Hour On The Kittiwake' - Fish schooling over the wreck of the Kittiwake off the coast of Grand Cayman
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"Sunburst Stingrays!"
Over-Under at Stingray Sandbar
No Photoshop
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date posted posted: Friday, May 27, 2016
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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'Head In The Clouds' - A squid swims by in shallow water as rain clouds form overhead in Grand Cayman
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'Life In The Slow Lane' - A flamingo tongue cowrie in the waters off of Grand Cayman
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Diver and elephant ear sponge. I like this version with the legs apart. For me, the split legs add a sort of whimsy to the photo, like the diver is in flight. Plus, rules are made to be broken. wink
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 21, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Spring Cleaning!"
A banded jawfish expels sand from its mouth as it clears out a new burrow. It will take the jawfish up to eight hours to create the home.
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date posted posted: Monday, May 16, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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We would see these beautiful banded tube dwelling anemone... by Leslie Howell
We would see these beautiful banded tube dwelling anemones at the start and end of all our night dives at Sunset House in Grand Cayman.
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"Old Wise Man"
A Loggerhead Turtle making some friendly fly-bys.
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"The Meadow"
The bluff wall in Pedro's Bay is literally covered with life. Lots of ambient light and waves breaking overhead make for a very exciting dive.
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"Swoop!" - A hawksbill turtle nearly high fives the camera as it swoops past on the north wall of Grand Cayman.
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 8, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Hide & Seek" - No Photoshop, I had the strobe positioned to create shadow, thus showing only the face of the filefish. I was lucky to find this one pecking away at a purple gorgonian, providing a nice contrasting color.
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date posted posted: Friday, May 6, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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