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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The South China Sea (81)

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Lionfish.
D300 with 60mm macro lens. Nexus housing with Inon strobe Z240 x2. S 1/250 F22 ISO 1,01
Dive site: the rock Mamutik Island Borneo
By Rudy Matt
posted Sunday, January 25, 2015
90 votes

Thelenota ananas
Was shot at sapi reef borneo
By Rudy Matt
posted Friday, January 23, 2015
88 votes

Dive site is Bai Su at Whale Island, Vietnam. 
Taken 2010 with no strobes.
By Ricardo Gonzalez
posted Wednesday, September 15, 2010
86 votes

Nudibrach of sabah, borneo
By Rudy Matt
posted Tuesday, January 20, 2015
86 votes

A crab taking a ride in a jelly fish
By Andrew Macleod
posted Thursday, September 18, 2008
81 votes

Charging Nudi. Taken in Tenggol with Canon G9, Inon Z240 & lenses. Full frame.
By Edvin Eng
posted Wednesday, April 23, 2008
79 votes

Couple from Borneo
Nikon D300, 60mm macro lens with Nexus housing. 
2 Inon strobe, f1/125 S22. Iso 1.1.0
Dive site: Ribbon eel Borneo
By Rudy Matt
posted Thursday, February 5, 2015
78 votes

My reflection in my dive-buddy's bubbles. I use the Casio Exilim ZX1200
By Andrew Macleod
posted Friday, September 19, 2008
70 votes

Imperial Shrimp (Periclimenes imperator) on a large sea cucumber. <><><><>Canon G9, full frame shot with stacked Inon UCL-165 macro lenses.
By Brian Mayes
posted Saturday, July 12, 2008
69 votes

Jellyfish & Sun Ray. Taken in Redang, with Canon Ixus750
By Joe Teo
posted Friday, July 10, 2009
66 votes
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Nudibranch off Mactan Island, Cebu Philippines. Casio Exi... by Andrew Macleod
Nudibranch off Mactan Island, Cebu Philippines. Casio Exilim.
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date posted posted: Friday, February 6, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Close up of a very inquisitive Painted Flutemouth (trumpe... by Andrew Eastwood
Close up of a very inquisitive Painted Flutemouth (trumpet fish) taken at Cathedral Rock near Anilao. Taken with Canon 40D in Ikelite housing with Canon EF macro lens - 100 mm - F/2.8 and Ikelite DS125 and DS160 sub-strobes.
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 5, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Same guy, same place, different angle. Cebu Philippines. ... by Andrew Macleod
Same guy, same place, different angle. Cebu Philippines. Casio Exilim
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 5, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Ok, time to start theming the entries... the next few wil... by Andrew Macleod
Ok, time to start theming the entries... the next few will be Nudis..... Casio Exilim.....ZX 1200 point and shoot! Cebu Philippines
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 4, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Red-Spotted Sandperch (Parapercis schauinslandi). Anilao, Batangas, Philippines.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 3, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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A puffer.. waiting. The background is natural and unedite... by Andrew Macleod
A puffer.. waiting. The background is natural and unedited....Casio Exilim
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 3, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Chromodoris Kunei by Alberto D'este
Chromodoris Kunei
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Flamboyant cuttlefish I spotted near the Twin Rocks Marin... by Paz Maria De Vera-Santos
Flamboyant cuttlefish I spotted near the Twin Rocks Marine Sanctuary in Anilao, Batangas
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 29, 2009
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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another macro of coral life. Casio Exilim by Andrew Macleod
another macro of coral life. Casio Exilim
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 29, 2009
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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off Moalboal in the Philippines. Casio Exilim by Andrew Macleod
off Moalboal in the Philippines. Casio Exilim
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 28, 2009
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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More of the New Year...... by Bernard Maglana
More of the New Year......
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 27, 2009
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Happy New Year. I pass by the Manila Bay, after buying my... by Bernard Maglana
Happy New Year. I pass by the Manila Bay, after buying my underwater housing. I always wanted to have my own picture of the Manila Bay and it was dream come true!
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date posted posted: Monday, January 26, 2009
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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"The Kiss" close up of the coral. Casio Exilim by Andrew Macleod
"The Kiss" close up of the coral. Casio Exilim
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 25, 2009
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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A eel watching me.. Casio Exilim z 1200 by Andrew Macleod
A eel watching me.. Casio Exilim z 1200
27 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 23, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Look into my eyes... This little Toby seemed to be mesmerized by his reflection in my macro port. Anilao, Philippines.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 21, 2009
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Nembrotha milleri grazing on ascidians in the South China Sea.
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2009

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a broccoli nudi?
29 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 18, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Network Pipefish (Corythoichthys flavofasciatus).
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 17, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Going the full stretch. Casio exilim by Andrew Macleod
Going the full stretch. Casio exilim
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 17, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Portrait of a little Blackbar Chromis (Chromis retrofasciata) in the South China Sea of the Philippines.
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 15, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Look closely for the flatworm bout to be eaten... Casio e... by Andrew Macleod
Look closely for the flatworm bout to be eaten... Casio exilim...
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 15, 2009
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Nudi real close. Casio exilim by Andrew Macleod
Nudi real close. Casio exilim
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 14, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Razorfish (Aeoliscus strigatus) in Anilao.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 13, 2009
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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This image is not edited in any way what so ever! Casio e... by Andrew Macleod
This image is not edited in any way what so ever! Casio exilim..
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 13, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Puffball Sponge (Oceanapia sagittaria), a small sponge that is normally buried under sand/rubble. The stalk and puffball are sent up periodically for reproduction. The tendrils remind me of synapses in the brain.
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 11, 2009
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Giant Frogfish (Antennarius commersoni) in Anilao. This is the the biggest and best camouflaged frogfish I've ever seen. It was about the size of a football! Look just above the center for the eye.
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 10, 2009
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Portrait of a Scalefin Anthia (Pseudanthias squamipinnis) from Anilao.
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date posted posted: Friday, January 9, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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Sponges of Bohol, Philippines by Larry Polster
Sponges of Bohol, Philippines
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