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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Tasman Sea

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Happy Valentine's Day!  : )
By Doug Anderson
posted Thursday, February 14, 2008
71 votes

Giant cuttle, Kurnell
By Doug Anderson
posted Tuesday, June 10, 2008
70 votes

Pteraeolidia ianthina, Sydney
By Doug Anderson
posted Monday, February 4, 2008
69 votes

Chromodoris splendida, Bare Island
By Doug Anderson
posted Wednesday, April 9, 2008
68 votes

Nudibranch pair, Bare Island
By Doug Anderson
posted Saturday, April 19, 2008
65 votes

The Yawn - Red Rock Cod
Twilight diving at Nelson Bay, Australia
By Ken Thongpila
posted Monday, March 19, 2012
62 votes

Noumea sulphurea, Bare Island
By Doug Anderson
posted Tuesday, March 25, 2008
61 votes

We drove 14 hours straight to find the leafy sea dragon. It was worth every minute of the drive. They really are the most incredible fish.  Watching them move so peacefully throughout their habitat is something I'll always remember.
By Cal Mero
posted Thursday, July 3, 2008
60 votes

Weedy Sea Dragon, Kurnell
By Doug Anderson
posted Tuesday, July 22, 2008
58 votes

Chromodoris tasmaniensis, Bare Island
By Doug Anderson
posted Sunday, February 12, 2012
53 votes
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Nembrotha lineolata, Nelson Bay
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votes: 17
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"relaxing after sex" I caught this fellow mating, I took ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"relaxing after sex" I caught this fellow mating, I took shots during the mating, when they have done, this one (the male by the position of the tentacles during the mating) was so tired that left me take several pictures without moving
votes: 17
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playing with the wide-angle at night (tokina 10-17 +1.4x ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
playing with the wide-angle at night (tokina 10-17 +1.4x kenko pro @11mm)
votes: 4
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Rose Tetal Bubble Shell in Nelson Bay Australia
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votes: 36
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Close up Weedy Seadragon, in Bare Island, Sydney, Australia.
votes: 25
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"Fade to black"... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"Fade to black"...
votes: 10
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"fish" rocket" I guess that this little fellow was trying... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"fish" rocket" I guess that this little fellow was trying the kill its reflex in my dome... there was current and the dust lifted really seems the cloud left behind from a rocket to me...:-)
votes: 9
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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just a leather jacket... by Gaetano Gargiulo
just a leather jacket...
votes: 10
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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The diagonal swimmer :-) by Gaetano Gargiulo
The diagonal swimmer :-)
votes: 9
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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A wild seascape over/under my partner and I shot using my homemade 18" lens port.
votes: 16
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"Fade to Black" 
No weird PS tricks, this guy was hiding... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"Fade to Black"
No weird PS tricks, this guy was hiding between pylons that acted like natural snoots. I left intentionally the scattering on the body of the fish to enhance the fading... hope you like it
votes: 9
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date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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It was a split second and this is the only shot that I wa... by Gaetano Gargiulo
It was a split second and this is the only shot that I was able to take of the angler snatching a snack... poor pipefish
votes: 10
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using a twin YS250 pro with snoots I achieved the full be... by Gaetano Gargiulo
using a twin YS250 pro with snoots I achieved the full belack background with a lit subject... lens: tokina 10-17 +kenko 1.4x @14
votes: 12
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Running away... Tokina 10-17 (1.4x ring at the back) @10m... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Running away... Tokina 10-17 (1.4x ring at the back) @10mm (14mm) YS250pro with snoot
votes: 14
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 22, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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very tiny nudi. I had to use the 105micro in combination ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
very tiny nudi. I had to use the 105micro in combination with the 1.4 multiplier on a cropped sensor...
votes: 5
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date posted posted: Friday, February 21, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Polycera capensis, Nelson Bay
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votes: 33
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date posted posted: Friday, February 14, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Just a portrait of a proud papa`... Nikon D300s +105/2.8 ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Just a portrait of a proud papa`... Nikon D300s +105/2.8 micro twin YS250pro 1/60 f36 ISO100
votes: 10
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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cardinal fish with eggs by Gaetano Gargiulo
cardinal fish with eggs
votes: 4
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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The "best" flower of the bunch... pretty unusual to see a... by Gaetano Gargiulo
The "best" flower of the bunch... pretty unusual to see a scorpionfish hiding in the octocoral
votes: 16
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 5, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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We get some crazy storms on the South Coast, NSW. They move so fast you've got to be on the ball to catch them. This one was just before dark and was all over in minutes!
votes: 11
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 4, 2014
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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This little shrimp (hiding in a sea-pen) was pictured usi... by Gaetano Gargiulo
This little shrimp (hiding in a sea-pen) was pictured using a 105/2.8 micro + 1.4 kenko teleconverter and a +10macromate wet diopter. the use of the diopter allowed me to stay more distant and not to scare it off
votes: 6
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 2, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Dorisprismatica sp, Bare Island.
votes: 11
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 1, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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2 generation of sea-horse in one shot... enjoy :-) by Gaetano Gargiulo
2 generation of sea-horse in one shot... enjoy :-)
votes: 19
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 28, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Seahorse and snail. Chowder Bay, Sydney Harbour
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votes: 26
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date posted posted: Monday, January 27, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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OMG...my water just broke!!! by Gaetano Gargiulo
OMG...my water just broke!!!
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One of my favorites of the month.
votes: 29
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Pteraeolidia ianthina w/- eggs, Bare Island
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votes: 32
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 23, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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almost too big for my 105micro by Gaetano Gargiulo
almost too big for my 105micro
votes: 12
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 21, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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