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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Indian Ocean (18)

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2014

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

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

Female Tiger Shark,natural light, what an awesome animal!
By Roger Horrocks
posted Monday, March 6, 2006
79 votes


By Tobias Friedrich
posted Wednesday, December 14, 2011
79 votes

Amazing dolphin pod action in this years sardine run.
By Paul Cowell
posted Tuesday, August 10, 2010
76 votes

Napoleon Fish and scubagirl
By Alberto D'este
posted Friday, April 18, 2008
75 votes

Freediving with this female whaleshark in Mozambique was a stunning experience. Sea & sea MM2 ex +16mm
By Andrew Woodburn
posted Friday, February 14, 2003
70 votes
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sweet lips in the black
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date posted posted: Friday, July 26, 2013
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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cauliflower-jellyfish on its own by John Miller
cauliflower-jellyfish on its own
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Portrait, background slightly darkened but almost out of cam.
24 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 24, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Tiger cowrie feeling hungry.
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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wreck lion fish
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Abstract of an usually colourful candy-stripe anemone.
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 22, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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dark enconters
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 22, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Territorial battle between 2 porcelain anemone crabs by Peet J Van Eeden
Territorial battle between 2 porcelain anemone crabs
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 22, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Tanzania
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Canon 7d -Balaclava dive site in Turtle bay max dive depth 30 meters ...long deco stop .Mauritius island
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 22, 2013
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mauritius
view portfolio more shots by Linley Jean-Yves Bignoux
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Tomato cod at a cleaning station.
24 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 21, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Stella Maru-Mauritius -Mon Choisy
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 21, 2013
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mauritius
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Clown fish .Mauritius -Grand Bay Canon 7d Ilekelite hosing 60mm macro lens -Tamron
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 20, 2013
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mauritius
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Taxi rank. Nanofolk waiting for a free ride on a frilled ... by Peet J Van Eeden
Taxi rank. Nanofolk waiting for a free ride on a frilled nudibranch
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 18, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Orange-spine unicorn. Battled to get close to it. Had to hide in a crevice.
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 18, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Photo taken on a deco stop at 10 metres in Balaclava-Mauritius island .Canon 7D wide angle Tamron 10-24 mm Ikelite housing
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 17, 2013
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mauritius
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Nudi by Babula Mikulova
Nudi
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 17, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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An octopus making itself look super scary to frighten me.
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 16, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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A motorbike on the wreck of SS Thistlegorm.  Slow shutter... by Paul Colley
A motorbike on the wreck of SS Thistlegorm. Slow shutter to capture the blue light coming through the hold hatchway.
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a common shot from this wreck but executed perfectly Paul
27 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 15, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Egypt
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manta mania
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 15, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Canon 7d Ikelite .Mauritius ,Balaclava.30 metres ,shipwreck stop
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date posted posted: Monday, July 15, 2013
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mauritius
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Canon 7d Ikelite .Grand Bay -Republic of Mauritius /12 metres ,natural light
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 14, 2013
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mauritius
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Wobe by Babula Mikulova
Wobe
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 13, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Canon 7d, natural light -Snakes Ramp dive site -Mauritius
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, July 12, 2013
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mauritius
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Canon 7d Ikelite Housing ,natural light
Tuna Wall -Flic-en-Flac -West coast Mauritius
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, July 12, 2013
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Serenity diving Mauritius island 5 metres
Canon 7D Ikelite housing Single ds160 strobe
minimal foreground flassh,natural light
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 11, 2013
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mauritius
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Republic of Mauritius -Scuba Mauritus
Flic en Flac 20metres
Canon 7D Ikelite housing Twin ds160 strobes
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Tiger on sand by Daniel Flormann
Tiger on sand
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, July 5, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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