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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Solomon islands (5)

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I discovered this colorful and cooperative clownfish while diving from the Bilikiki in the Solomon Islands several years ago.
By Gladys Engler
posted Saturday, March 7, 2009
76 votes

orange over violet
By Claudio Stoppato
posted Monday, March 24, 2008
72 votes

joint owners (riunione di condominio)
By Marco Caraceni
posted Wednesday, May 21, 2008
53 votes

Hippocampus bargibanti.  Pygmy Seahorse
By Larissa Roorda
posted Thursday, May 29, 2008
45 votes

The Kiss
By Claudio Stoppato
posted Monday, November 12, 2007
42 votes

A Hole in the Coral
By Christine Hamilton
posted Saturday, July 2, 2011
42 votes

Spinecheek
By Christine Hamilton
posted Saturday, May 21, 2011
41 votes

Cuttlefish found at Rainbow Reef, Russell Island Group, Solomon Islands.
By Allan Vandeford
posted Monday, April 14, 2008
37 votes

Jungle Reflections
By Christine Hamilton
posted Wednesday, May 4, 2011
35 votes

Tiny
By Christine Hamilton
posted Monday, August 1, 2011
35 votes
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Pseudoceros sp. FLATWORM.
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Solomon Sea Solomon islands
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"Funny, How a name sticks with you". Spaeramia nematoptera PAJAMA CARDINALFISH. I first learned of these fish on this trip! That name really stuck with me, and I began seeing them everywhere!!
27 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 20, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Solomon Sea Solomon islands
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A Sea fan.
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26 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 19, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Solomon Sea Solomon islands
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Odontodactylus scyllarus, PEACOCK MANTIS SHRIMP. My first one!! What a wacky - alien creature!!
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 29, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Solomon Sea Solomon islands
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Amphiprion percula. CLOWN ANEMONEFISH. Another shot of the "real" Nemo!
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, June 27, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Solomon Sea Solomon islands
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Amphiprion percula. CLOWN ANEMONEFISH. The real Nemo!
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Solomon Sea Solomon islands
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"Afternoon Gossip" Plagiotremus rhinorynchos TUBE-WORM BLENNY
28 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, June 13, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Solomon Sea Solomon islands
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Anyperodon leucogrammicus, SLENDER GROUPER
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 11, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Solomon Sea Solomon islands
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Out of the dark! Heniochus varius, HUMPHEAD BANNERFISH.
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Solomon Sea Solomon islands
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Paracirrhites forsteri, FRECKLED HAWKFISH.
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 8, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Solomon Sea Solomon islands
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Hippocampus bargibanti. Pygmy Seahorse
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I know, we've OD'ed on pygmies but we haven't had one for a while and it is a top shot - well done Larissa
45 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 29, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Solomon Sea Solomon islands
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joint owners (riunione di condominio) by Marco Caraceni
joint owners (riunione di condominio)
53 Votes
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Plectoglyphidondon lacrymatus, JEWEL DAMSEL
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 18, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Solomon Sea Solomon islands
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Glossodoris cruentus
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 13, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Solomon Sea Solomon islands
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Anemone shrimp -- WITH EGGS!
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19 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 29, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Solomon Sea Solomon islands
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PYGMY by Marco Caraceni
PYGMY
27 Votes
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"Inside and Out" of a Clownfish
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Solomon Sea Solomon islands
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Cuttlefish found at Rainbow Reef, Russell Island Group, Solomon Islands.
37 Votes
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model or guide? by Claudio Stoppato
model or guide?
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 5, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Solomon Sea Solomon islands
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orange over violet by Claudio Stoppato
orange over violet
72 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, March 24, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Solomon Sea Solomon islands
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favorite from a few years ago by Victor Zucker
favorite from a few years ago
27 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, March 17, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Solomon Sea Solomon islands
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Springer's Blenny. Image taken in four feet of water and heavy surge near Barracuda Point, Mary Island, Solomons Islands.
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 16, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Solomon Sea Solomon islands
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Takin' a break. Near Barracuda Point, Mary Island, Solomon Islands.
24 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 15, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Solomon Sea Solomon islands
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a tight ball of massive chevron barracuda and, if you loo... by Fiona Ayerst
a tight ball of massive chevron barracuda and, if you look carefully , a tiny diver in the top right hand corner- what a thrill to dive with so many 100s of massive fish
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 6, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Solomon islands
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Joyful Youth. Competition and playful opportunities abound when Bilikiki ties up at Anuha Village in the Russell group of the Solomon Islands.
24 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 26, 2008
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Solomon Sea Solomon islands
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View from Peava Village, Nggatokae Island, New Georgia Group of the Solomon Islands.
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 24, 2008
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Solomon Sea Solomon islands
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Market Day aboard Bilikiki at the Florida Island Group, Solomon Islands.
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2008
Second place Monthly HotShots
Final RoundThrough to 2008 awards final round judging

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Fantastic composition Allan. You found the right position to take the shot. That principle works u/w too!
30 Votes
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