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We were underwater at about 45ft. at a cleaning station waiting for what seemed forever. Then after 40 minutes out of the blue comes this huge Manta flying gracefully overhead. This was the first Manta we had ever seen and Wow! what a beauty.
By Rick Ouellette
posted Monday, November 16, 2009
81 votes

This Decorator War Bonnet was shot on the world famous Browning Wall near Port Hardy B.C. The wall drops off to hundreds of feet. I used a Nikon D2X with a 105 macro lense.
By Wendy Carey
posted Friday, May 7, 2010
78 votes

Port Hardy Brown Irish Lord.Olympus SP500-UZ in an Ikelite Housing with a Sea& Sea YS90Dx strobe.
By Rick Ouellette
posted Monday, September 4, 2006
73 votes

Un-named wreck in Lake Ontario, Canada, near Picton. Depth 170'.
By Tom Wilson
posted Friday, August 8, 2008
66 votes

Free Ride!
A small crab hitches a ride on a Red eye Medusa Jellyfish. Port Hardy, B.C. Canada
By Rand Mcmeins
posted Wednesday, January 14, 2009
58 votes

Male Sockeye Salmon taking a breath.
By Wolfgang Zwicknagl
posted Friday, July 5, 2013
55 votes

Porteau Cove, British Columbia. G10 & Sea and Sea Strobes.
By Stephen Holinski
posted Sunday, October 16, 2011
51 votes

Sockeye Salmons heading to their mating grounds at Adams River, Canada
By Wolfgang Zwicknagl
posted Monday, June 3, 2013
47 votes

Decorated Warbonnet. Port Hardy Canada. Finally able to get a head-on shot of this normally shy critter.
By Rand Mcmeins
posted Saturday, November 14, 2009
44 votes

Turtle and C-51 Wreck
By Brian Fernlund
posted Monday, November 14, 2011
44 votes
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'Well, Hi!' - A Steller sea lion stops by for a quick hello off the coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia.
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A diver wearing side mount comes face-to-face with the pl... by Michael Grebler
A diver wearing side mount comes face-to-face with the plane in Morrison's Quarry. Photo taken under the ice with a Canon 6D and 15mm lens. Manual exposure. Cropped and colour corrected from the RAW file.
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date posted posted: (5 days ago)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Canada
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Sea Lion Smooch - A Steller sea lion in the waters off of Vancouver Island, British Columbia
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Peering Into Another World - A Steller sea lion swims by off the coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia.
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Wolf eel at Fantasea Island, near Port Hardy, Canada. Nik... by Steve Taylor
Wolf eel at Fantasea Island, near Port Hardy, Canada. Nikon D810, single strobe, Nikkor 60mm macro lens.
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Canada
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A whiskery close up. A Stellar Sea Lion closes in for a w... by Marc Damant
A whiskery close up. A Stellar Sea Lion closes in for a whiskery kiss. Taken with a Tokina 10-17 mm fisheye on a Canon T2i in an aquatic ousing with twin sea and sea Ds1's
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date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Night dive using fluorescent filters. The colours are flu... by Steve Taylor
Night dive using fluorescent filters. The colours are fluorescence. Hermit crab, Hurst Isle, God's Pocket Resort (near Port Hard, British Columbia, Canada)
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date posted category: Macro - Super macro
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'Nosy'- I've never been around an animal underwater who's as interactive as the Steller sea lions in British Columbia. They truly are the puppies of the sea!
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'Little Munchie' - Steller sea lions are the puppies of the sea. They're super cute, and they'll nibble on anything, including a diver!
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'Whiskers'- A Steller sea lion comes in for a closer look off the coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada.
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Stunning closeup of this cute sea lion! Perfect focus on the eyes which is not easy to obtain and great lighting.
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Puffed up in display! A Northern Ronquiel tries to ward m... by Marc Damant
Puffed up in display! A Northern Ronquiel tries to ward me off as I get a little too close!
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date posted category: Temperate Waters
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A free diver adjusts his mask just before diving below th... by Michael Grebler
A free diver adjusts his mask just before diving below the ice in Morrison's Quarry. Canon 6D & 15mm lens. Cropped for subject and adjusted for lighting from the RAW file.
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Canada
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"Photo Bombed" The Stellar Sea Lions of Norris Rocks off ... by Marc Damant
"Photo Bombed" The Stellar Sea Lions of Norris Rocks off Vancouver Island Canada are playful, curious and intelligent animals. Sometimes they just show up at the right time!
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Janulous Fuscous a bright firework of colour in the Emera... by Marc Damant
Janulous Fuscous a bright firework of colour in the Emerald seas of the Pacific Northwest!
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A stubby squid in flight! A night dive brings an unexpect... by Marc Damant
A stubby squid in flight! A night dive brings an unexpected jewel. This brilliant squid floats thru the dark sea waiting for its next shrimp meal. Canon 100mm macro with dual sea and sea d1 strobes.
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date posted posted: Monday, March 28, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Tannic water from the Santa Fe River mixes with spring wa... by Michael Grebler
Tannic water from the Santa Fe River mixes with spring water coming from the Devils Ear at Ginnie Springs to create the red and yellow colours around this sidemount cave diver. Nikonos V, 15mm lens, Kodak 400ASA film, manual settings & natural light.
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date posted posted: Monday, March 21, 2016
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Canada
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Some people truly enjoy ice diving. Canon 6D, 24-105 lens... by Michael Grebler
Some people truly enjoy ice diving. Canon 6D, 24-105 lens, manual settings. Cropped for subject in PS.
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 20, 2016
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Canada
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Lucky moment by Ronnie Lampole
Lucky moment
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date posted posted: Monday, March 7, 2016
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Canada
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Harp seal pup on the ice by Ellen Cuylaerts
Harp seal pup on the ice
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 27, 2015
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Labrador Sea Canada
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Diver at the surface in the cavern section of a flooded m... by Michael Grebler
Diver at the surface in the cavern section of a flooded mine. Canon 6D and 15mm lens. Cropped for subject and colour corrected from the RAW file.
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date posted posted: Monday, December 14, 2015
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Canada
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3 Graces, belugas in Hudson bay by Ellen Cuylaerts
3 Graces, belugas in Hudson bay
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 13, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Canada
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Little Red Pacific Spiny Lumpsucker
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date posted posted: Friday, November 13, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Lion's Mane jelly, Kelvin Grove, BC. Nikon D810 with Sigm... by Steve Taylor
Lion's Mane jelly, Kelvin Grove, BC. Nikon D810 with Sigma 15mm, dual S&S YS-D1, f22, ISO 64, 1/250
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 8, 2015
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Cold water Diving at the Welland Scuba Park by David Gilchrist
Cold water Diving at the Welland Scuba Park
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 31, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Great Lakes Canada
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Diver swims past overturned automobile covered with zebra... by David Gilchrist
Diver swims past overturned automobile covered with zebra mussels at the Welland Scuba Park.
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A side-mount diver descends along one of the supporting r... by Michael Grebler
A side-mount diver descends along one of the supporting rock columns of a flooded mine in Quebec. Canon 6D, 15mm lens, manual exposure in natural light. Colour corrected from the RAW file.
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 29, 2015
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Canada
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Diver concentrates on carving a pumpkin at the Welland Sc... by David Gilchrist
Diver concentrates on carving a pumpkin at the Welland Scuba Park.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 27, 2015
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