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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Indian Ocean

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2017

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Oceanic Blacktip, taken at Aliwal shoal. Extreme close-up, coming from the darkness!
By Kris Davies
posted Thursday, October 13, 2016
142 votes

Raggy tooth shark, taken at the 'Cathedral' South Africa.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, November 21, 2016
131 votes

Goliath Grouper, snapped moments before he tried to eat my strobe. Taken in Mozambique, Pacific Ocean.
By Kris Davies
posted Wednesday, January 25, 2017
131 votes

Leafy Sea Dragon (Fetzendrachenfisch) , Australia - South Australia - Kangaroo Island
By Ralf Levc
posted Saturday, May 20, 2006
109 votes

Oceanic Black-tip piercing through a bubble stream of a diver below. Taken at Aliwal shoal.
By Kris Davies
posted Wednesday, March 8, 2017
108 votes

This shot was taken during this years annual sardine migration. I had removed my strobes due to the backscatter and forgot to add weight, i was sat on the surface whilst my friends were seeing an awesome ball below, i was lucky to nail this shot.
By Paul Cowell
posted Monday, August 9, 2010
96 votes

Leopard Shark, relaxing at the 'Pinnacle' Mozambique.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, March 27, 2017
94 votes

Tortue verte
Mayotte
By Belec Antoine
posted Wednesday, September 9, 2009
92 votes

Estuarine Cod and Cleaner Wrasse. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 50D & Tokina 10-17
By Ross Gudgeon
posted Friday, June 12, 2009
90 votes

For the remoras this big manta was a nice place to take a ride to somewhere else.
By Esteban Toré
posted Wednesday, January 14, 2009
89 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Indian Ocean

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feeding time
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"Serenity"
Oceanic Blacktip cruising quietly past as the sun sets on a beautiful calm ocean - another end to an amazing day out on the ocean with these awesome animals!
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feeding time
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batfish: platax orbicularis juveniles
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Parapriacanthus ransonneti!Top flow of the fish school by Macro Wu
Parapriacanthus ransonneti!Top flow of the fish school
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Sea whip's keeper,raja ampat by Macro Wu
Sea whip's keeper,raja ampat
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"Escape...for now"
This image somehow intrigues me and I keep on going back to it, starring at it. It does not make sense, in terms of "rules"....it breaks most of them, but still draws me in, I find a strange fascination when staring at it........
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Tiny goby - no crop
16 Votes
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Mackerels in the sky
7 Votes
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Water is the sky by Macro Wu
Water is the sky
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Awesome capture of the light rays and great composition
19 Votes
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Space-time gate
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Light of the life. by Macro Wu
Light of the life.
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Gorgeous coral by Macro Wu
Gorgeous coral
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"In the Eye of the Beholder”
Always been intrigued by the Canon EF 8–15mm on a full frame, but the idea of incorporating a circle into your image with black surrounds and making it work, gets tricky....I think I got this one right!
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"Sunset Strip"
It has been a while.......
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Yellow
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Murky but incredibly alive waters of UAE
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Whale shark. Nikon D800E , 17-35mm. Two strobo
Maldives Hoovadhoo
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Oceanic Blacktip Shark
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A Diver seen from afar in low visibility by Shane Hermans
A Diver seen from afar in low visibility
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Manta & Mantis
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Nurse sharks at night snorkeling
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date posted posted: Monday, October 30, 2017
date posted category: Sharks
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leopard moray eel
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Hermit
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batfish: platax orbicularis juveniles
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Natural light . Maldive Hoovadhoo
Whale shark and remores
Nikon D800E , 17-35mm
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Manta ray
7 Votes
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