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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
70 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
55 votes
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"Dive"
A Hawksbill Turtle dives down from the surface with the sun at his back.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 7, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"High Five"
A Hawksbill Turtle throwing up his fin in the shallows on the North Wall.
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14 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 7, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Reaching"
A Bearded Fireworm inching his way off a rock.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 6, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Gobe Face"
An Orange Sided Gobe resting on a yellow sponge.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 6, 2015
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date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Smile"
These guys have huge personalities. I spent a good 30 minutes with this one and it felt like we were playing a game. Really entertaining to photograph.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 6, 2015
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date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Rave"
A very colorful Triple Fin Blenny portrait. These small fish have excellent color, but what I really liked about the subject was the color background of algae this guy chose to post up on.
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A female glass shrimp with eggs. Mum-to-be
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 6, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Roughback shrimp, have to look closely just to be sure I saw them in the first place. They can grow up to max 1.15"
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date posted posted: Monday, October 5, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Eye See You"
An Octopus takes cover within the reef.
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date posted posted: Monday, October 5, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Fingerprints"
Fingerprint Cyphoma are generally a rare find. I was very excited to find two together.
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"Open Wide"
A Red Lip Blenny standing his ground on the South Side of Grand Cayman.
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24 Votes
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"Vibrance"
Possibly the most vibrant critter I have seen in Cayman.
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date posted posted: Monday, October 5, 2015
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Flying with rays
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Gaudy clown crab blending in with the orange sponge. Camouflage is the key to survival.
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date posted posted: Friday, October 2, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Stack School"
Grunts stacking up at La Mesa.
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"Playground"
A Green Sea Turtle swims around in the shallows just off of Spotts Beach.
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"Floating"
Jelly in the Mangroves.
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"Hairy Face"
A portrait of a Neck Crab sitting on a purple rope sponge.
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 1, 2015
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"Framed"
A Squat Anemone Shrimp framed by two arms of an anemone.
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13 Votes
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"Purple Arms"
I love the color of the Pederson Cleaning Shrimps arms, especially when matched with a black background.
8 Votes
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"Glowing"
A blenny isolated with a bright background.
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15 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 30, 2015
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"Two Worlds"
I saw this upside down Jelly pulsating close to the surface while on a paddle in the mangroves. I love how close to the surface he was for this shot.
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"Crazy Eyes"
Close up of a Blenny. Achieved with Subsea +10 and +5 stacked on a 100mm macro lens.
12 Votes
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Coral polyps at night. I floated down below the coral and shot upward, one strobe angled from the side to provide texture and illuminate the back tentacles, and the other strobe giving a touch of fill light. These are the actual colors of the coral.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 29, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Orange Crush"
I loved the colors that this Triple Fin had chose to sit around,
14 Votes
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"Goldy"
This golden fish was so small. It is sitting on a Purple Rope Sponge on the edge of the wall.
9 Votes
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"All Smiles"
A 3-tank trip finishing up in Red Bay put us in the prime spot to look for some Red Lip Blenny action.
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date posted posted: Monday, September 28, 2015
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