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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Antarctic (Southern Ocean)

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An Antarctic view before a dive under the ice. One of the things that is amazing about the Antarctic is that there is no  distance 'haze' effect through lack of dust. This mountain is over 1,000 m high and the ice cliffs hundreds of m high.
By Andrew Macleod
posted Saturday, September 20, 2008
66 votes

Dinnertime, we're hungry!
By Maria Munn
posted Saturday, February 9, 2008
49 votes

Gentoo Penguins,
By Steve Laycock
posted Saturday, January 19, 2008
38 votes


By Andrew Macleod
posted Wednesday, October 15, 2008
35 votes

Chinstrap penguin, admiring his reflection in the lens
By Steve Laycock
posted Sunday, January 20, 2008
32 votes

The Ice has it!
By Andrew Macleod
posted Monday, November 16, 2009
32 votes

Harlequin shrimp
By Erika Antoniazzo
posted Friday, October 23, 2009
31 votes

whales in the snow. Canon 450D
By Andrew Macleod
posted Wednesday, November 25, 2009
31 votes

leopard seal, on an Antartic iceburg
By Steve Laycock
posted Friday, January 18, 2008
29 votes

Chinstrap penguin, negotiating the surf. Sure the PADI manual says to walk backwards.
By Steve Laycock
posted Monday, February 4, 2008
27 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Antarctic (Southern Ocean)

39 Entries Found: Page 1  of  2
Ready to race? (Emperor penguins on the sea ice)
11 Votes
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Green Pipe
Little guy by Mark Sagovac
Green Pipe
Little guy
5 Votes
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Frenchie

French angel under the bridge. by Mark Sagovac
Frenchie
French angel under the bridge.
10 Votes
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Horse cruising the bridge
Blue Heron Bridge by Mark Sagovac
Horse cruising the bridge
Blue Heron Bridge
11 Votes
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test
14 Votes
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Up to the surface !
(hard conditions underwater)
10 Votes
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Young Seahorse chillaxing on a night dive under Rye Pier ... by Phil Davison
Young Seahorse chillaxing on a night dive under Rye Pier in Port Phillip Bay, Melbourne.
13 Votes
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Dolphins playing on bow wave in the Southern Ocean. by Maleen Hoekstra
Dolphins playing on bow wave in the Southern Ocean.
25 Votes
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Flabellina viola by Marco Caraceni
Flabellina viola
13 Votes
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thinking man or picking your nose.... hmmmm by Andrew Macleod
thinking man or picking your nose.... hmmmm
23 Votes
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So you don't think it is cold? Self portrait... me with c... by Andrew Macleod
So you don't think it is cold? Self portrait... me with camera balanced on a rock.... you try running in a dry suit!!
14 Votes
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A snooze in the sun on a nice warm antarctic day... take ... by Andrew Macleod
A snooze in the sun on a nice warm antarctic day... take that climate change skeptics!
19 Votes
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Antarctic octocoral, Paragorgia sp. photographed in Stromness Bay, South Georgia, where Sir Earnest Shackleton completed his heroic journey to find rescue for his men. This delicate species is fairly uncommon at the sites I dive.
10 Votes
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A large crinoid, Promachocrinus kerguelensis; fairly common around the Antarctic Peninsula. This individual is about 80cm (32in) across, swimming with a beautiful coordinated motion of its arms.
shortlistedShortlisted!
22 Votes
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whales in the snow. Canon 450D by Andrew Macleod
whales in the snow. Canon 450D
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Andrew got Topside Gold last year for an Arctic shot. Here's another hottie!
31 Votes
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no dust, no pollution and crystal clear sky... by Andrew Macleod
no dust, no pollution and crystal clear sky...
27 Votes
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Seals are the marine life.... by Andrew Macleod
Seals are the marine life....
25 Votes
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The Ice has it! by Andrew Macleod
The Ice has it!
32 Votes
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perpetual sunset on the Antarctic Cricle by Andrew Macleod
perpetual sunset on the Antarctic Cricle
27 Votes
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Harlequin shrimp by Erika Antoniazzo
Harlequin shrimp
31 Votes
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An old sled left behind from an antarctic expedition, loo... by Andrew Macleod
An old sled left behind from an antarctic expedition, looking over the ice floes between dives in the Antarctic 2006. Canon 350D
20 Votes
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Epic day of waves at Winki Pop next to Bells Beach in Vic... by Brett Stanley
Epic day of waves at Winki Pop next to Bells Beach in Victoria, Australia. local Surfer Vanda boosts a huge air for the camera. EOS 1D mark 2 with 600mm lens and 2x converter
19 Votes
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Braving the cold by Christine Huffard
Braving the cold
9 Votes
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Penguin taking a drink from a melting iceberg
25 Votes
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A map of Australia in the ice!!! Canon 350D by Andrew Macleod
A map of Australia in the ice!!! Canon 350D
15 Votes
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sunset in the antarctic. Canon 350D by Andrew Macleod
sunset in the antarctic. Canon 350D
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23 Votes
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Curious onlookers. Canon 350D by Andrew Macleod
Curious onlookers. Canon 350D
16 Votes
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