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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
71 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
56 votes

Ray of light
By Pietro Cremone
posted Monday, March 19, 2012
56 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Cayman islands

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"Contemplative"
A spotted cleaner shrimp spaces out on the tip of a purple anenome.
105mm with SMC
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11 Votes
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"Sand Castles"
A Spotted Eagle Ray digs in the sand in s... by Chase Darnell
"Sand Castles"
A Spotted Eagle Ray digs in the sand in search of a meal.
13 Votes
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"Two Way Street"
Southern Stingrays glide across the san... by Chase Darnell
"Two Way Street"
Southern Stingrays glide across the sandy bottom of the Sandbar.
11 Votes
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No Photoshop. One of the MOST incredible days ever on Grand Cayman. I exposed so the white sand slightly overexposed the image. I pressed down onto the sand looking up so the pink of the conch reflected on the surface with the bright blue sky.
15 Votes
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"That Face Though!"
Secretary blenny with shallow depth of field.
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"Black Beauty"
This very large Black Grouper has been ha... by Chase Darnell
"Black Beauty"
This very large Black Grouper has been hanging out around the northwest point area of the island.
16 Votes
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"Flight Position"
A Hawksbill Turtle makes big fins off ... by Chase Darnell
"Flight Position"
A Hawksbill Turtle makes big fins off the reef and towards the surface.
12 Votes
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"Turtle Time"
A Hawksbill Turtle swims along the edge of... by Chase Darnell
"Turtle Time"
A Hawksbill Turtle swims along the edge of the wall on the West Side of Grand Cayman. Very rarely do you not encounter one of these extremely friendly turtles, especially when diving the west side.
12 Votes
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Yellow Sponge Tubes by Eduardo Arribada
Yellow Sponge Tubes
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16 Votes
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"Hamlet"
An arrow crab strikes a Shakespearean pose.
13 Votes
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Dig | Eat | Swim
A Spotted Eagle Ray finishes off his Ga... by Chase Darnell
Dig | Eat | Swim
A Spotted Eagle Ray finishes off his Garden Eel snack as he takes flight.
10 Votes
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Sand | Search | Swim 
A Spotted Eagle Ray cruising inche... by Chase Darnell
Sand | Search | Swim
A Spotted Eagle Ray cruising inches above the sandy bottom in search of its next meal. Thanks for letting me fly with you.
18 Votes
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"Permit Pack"
A very rare sighting for me here in Cayman... by Chase Darnell
"Permit Pack"
A very rare sighting for me here in Cayman. This is by far the biggest school of Permit I have encountered. After this initial shot, they swirled around me 3 times at rapid speed and then disappeared into the blue.
8 Votes
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"Dawn Dive"
A Hawksbill Turtle taking a dive in the earl... by Chase Darnell
"Dawn Dive"
A Hawksbill Turtle taking a dive in the early morning light.
13 Votes
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"Squid In The Sky #1"
Two squid at the surface with the sky and clouds above them.
I spent 1 1/2 hrs with them until they warmed up to me enough so I could photograph beneath them with the sky and clouds above.
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25 Votes
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"Sunrise Water With Stingray"
A stingray swims below waves at sunrise. The pinks and oranges of sunrise lit-water sheet off my dome port while a stingray swims beneath the waves.
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18 Votes
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Fish Geek
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26 Votes
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Stingray Crash
15 Votes
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"Flying"
A Spotted Eagle Ray over a sandy bottom. 
 by Chase Darnell
"Flying"
A Spotted Eagle Ray over a sandy bottom.
18 Votes
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"Turtle Wave"
By getting out in front of a turtle you gi... by Chase Darnell
"Turtle Wave"
By getting out in front of a turtle you give it the choice to either swim around you or simply just keep swimming. I find calm breathing and nice subtle movements encourage great encounters.
12 Votes
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"High Low'
The always graceful movements of Southern Sti... by Chase Darnell
"High Low'
The always graceful movements of Southern Stingrays are awesome to watch, experience, and photograph.
11 Votes
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"Loggerhead Youngster"
This is by far the smallest Logge... by Chase Darnell
"Loggerhead Youngster"
This is by far the smallest Loggerhead Turtle I have encountered while diving. That being said he still probably had a fin span of around 4 1/2 ft. meaning he wasn't actually that small.
9 Votes
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The Wreck & the Jacks
14 Votes
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Face Off
7 Votes
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"Colorful Corner"
This is an out cropping on the dive si... by Chase Darnell
"Colorful Corner"
This is an out cropping on the dive site, Orange Canyon. When we find ourselves here with a slight current there is a clear boost in the amount of fish taking the opportunity to feed in the near water moving past.
7 Votes
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Kittiwake by Tina Norris
Kittiwake
8 Votes
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"School N Scatter"
I love finding schools of jacks in sh... by Chase Darnell
"School N Scatter"
I love finding schools of jacks in shallow water. Combining the texture on the surface, and using all the ambient light always bring together some pleasing images.
6 Votes
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