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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Cayman islands

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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
72 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

APOCALYPSE
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Tuesday, September 23, 2014
57 votes

Ray of light
By Pietro Cremone
posted Monday, March 19, 2012
56 votes
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Octopus @ Macabuca by Lindsey Mobley
Octopus @ Macabuca
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"Beneath" - A hawksbill sea turtle soars beneath the sun on the East End of Grand Cayman.
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"Beautiful Flight #1" - A spotted eagle ray in flight. Photographed at In Between dive site on the Northwest side of the island.
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"Beautiful Flight #2" - A spotted eagle ray in flight. Photographed at In Between dive site on the Northwest side of the island.
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"The Color Purple" - A blenny peers out of its textured coral home. Tentatively ID'd as a sailfin blenny.
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"Storm Light #1" - My favorite kind of light. The clouds brought rain for a few minutes.
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Gaudy clown crabs are very cool,i love the hunt for them ... by Simon Dyer
Gaudy clown crabs are very cool,i love the hunt for them and when i find a baby i stack to a +15 diopter. Friendly little guy he was
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Just hanging out with a Grouper at the Oreo verde wreck! by Sayde Miura
Just hanging out with a Grouper at the Oreo verde wreck!
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Stingrays are a group of rays, which are cartilaginous fi... by Robert Smits
Stingrays are a group of rays, which are cartilaginous fish related to sharks. They are classified in the suborder Myliobatoidei of the order Myliobatiformes and consist of eight families.
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Lionfish on the tropical and colorful reef in the Caribbe... by Robert Smits
Lionfish on the tropical and colorful reef in the Caribbean! Did you know these fish have venomous spikes and are dangerous for divers and fishermen?
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“Come Back...!”
A yellow-headed jawfish appears to look longingly after a diver as he disappears around the Kittiwake shipwreck. I was trying for a different angle on the wreck, and a shot with some fun! 🙂
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"False Foe" - A pike blenny darts out at a perceived rival. Shot using a technique I'm developing :D
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"Diorama"
A Caribbean reef shark cruises the deep wall. To me, this image is reminiscent of the engaging dioramas at the Museum Of Natural History.
9 Votes
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date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Bokeh Bouquet" - Colouful coral and sponges resemble flowers in this image of a goldentail eel. I used a shallow depth of field and Nauticam SMC to capture the bokeh.
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This guy loved the camera he was not shy at all.i was on ... by Simon Dyer
This guy loved the camera he was not shy at all.i was on cumbers caves in little cayman over a year ago i had a fish eye on and a d300 behind it,little cayman is known for this type of behavior with the grouper there
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"Golden Fluorescence" - I've been working on an article on daytime fluoresence. Sneak peek: A golden roughhead blenny, photographed with Nikon D500, Nauticam SMC, shallow-depth of field, and Nightsea fluorescence filters during the day! Woot!
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Ironshore Dreamscape" - No Photoshop. A stingray (lower left) kicks up sand as it sucks up food in the shallows. Photographed next to the ironshore as light rays penetrate.
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 17, 2018
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Swimming through silversides
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"Suspended" - A Caribbean reef shark approaches. Photographed on the East End of Grand Cayman.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Peeking Amphipod" - Look closely: an amphipod peeks over the edge of a hydroid. Framed against a sparkly homemade background I made. The background was held by my dive buddy, no sea life was touched.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 6, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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This mantis shrimp was very friendly,he was not shy at all by Simon Dyer
This mantis shrimp was very friendly,he was not shy at all
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Enlarge to see detail: I used a remote strobe to light up this scene inside the galley of the Kittiwake shipwreck. I wanted to add some depth to the shot, so used a tiny bit of strobe to illuminate the rusted table in the foreground.
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 3, 2018
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Evening Romance"
Two hamlets in a spawning clutch on Grand Cayman.
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wonderful behavioral shot
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Something different: special technique circular shot with Tokina 10-17mm and cropped sensor! Colorful feather duster worms and fire coral in front of the wheelhouse of the Doc Polson shipwreck.
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date posted posted: Monday, January 29, 2018
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Buzzing The Tower" - A giant loggerhead in flight. I swam hard to catch up to this beauty and get this shot.
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 26, 2018
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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“Smokestack Silhouette” - A diver is framed within the smokestack on the Kittiwake shipwreck.
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date posted posted: Monday, January 22, 2018
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Grand Cayman - The compass on the Kittiwake, which is level to the seabed, shows just how much the Kittiwake is lying on its side. Model: Alice Gostick
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date posted posted: Friday, January 19, 2018
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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