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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Australia (3)

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

A Golden Weedfish (Cristiceps aurantiacus).

Taken at Shelly Beach in Sydney, Australia. 

Using a Nikon D300 sea & sea housing and dual ys250s. f/8 1/250s
By Melissa Fiene
posted Wednesday, June 10, 2009
77 votes

Cuttlefish at Bare Island. Sydney, Australia
By Ken Thongpila
posted Monday, July 20, 2009
74 votes


By Brian Mayes
posted Wednesday, April 7, 2010
73 votes

Happy Valentine's Day!  : )
By Doug Anderson
posted Thursday, February 14, 2008
71 votes

Turtle in the Coral Sea.
By Karen Dillabough
posted Friday, June 12, 2009
71 votes

Giant cuttle, Kurnell
By Doug Anderson
posted Tuesday, June 10, 2008
70 votes

Pteraeolidia ianthina, Sydney
By Doug Anderson
posted Monday, February 4, 2008
69 votes

Chromodoris splendida, Bare Island
By Doug Anderson
posted Wednesday, April 9, 2008
68 votes
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Blue Swimming Crab Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia by Debra Cahill
Blue Swimming Crab Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 24, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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Despite the appearance, the white background is not artif... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Despite the appearance, the white background is not artificial. The water is so full of small algae that the strobe reflects almost entirely when angled. This shot is with 3 strobes to illuminate the subject too
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Very impressive technique! White background with minimum post processing is very hard to achieve, especially while lighting up the subject so well.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 23, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Ceratosoma Brevicaudatum Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia by Debra Cahill
Ceratosoma Brevicaudatum Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia
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date posted posted: Monday, March 21, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Australia
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... and then she looked at me with big brown eyes and sai... by Gaetano Gargiulo
... and then she looked at me with big brown eyes and said: "you ain't seen nothing yet..." :D
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date posted posted: Monday, March 21, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Great Barrier Reef Far North Qld shot with Olympus tg3 wh... by Kathleen Kramer
Great Barrier Reef Far North Qld shot with Olympus tg3 while snorkelling so relaxing.
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 20, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Australia
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Swimming ghost. The female of the pair by Gaetano Gargiulo
Swimming ghost. The female of the pair
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 19, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Photo Bomber - i was trying to get a photo of the Swan Wreck but this little Globe fish had other ideas:)
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date posted posted: Friday, March 18, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Australia
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"the dark knight" no PS to achieve the background I used ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"the dark knight" no PS to achieve the background I used a 3rd strobe to blow the water. shot in Clifton too much south for them how long they will stay around is not known...
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 13, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Cuttlefish Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia by Debra Cahill
Cuttlefish Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia
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date posted posted: Friday, March 11, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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Shaw's Cowfish Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia by Debra Cahill
Shaw's Cowfish Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 8, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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Hermit Crab Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia by Debra Cahill
Hermit Crab Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia
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date posted posted: Friday, March 4, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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Sydney Pigmy Pipehorse by Alicia Shaw
Sydney Pigmy Pipehorse
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Ornata Cowfish Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia by Debra Cahill
Ornata Cowfish Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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Ghost pipefishes are sometimes stranded by the current de... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Ghost pipefishes are sometimes stranded by the current descending from the GBR to Sydney. Here they are shot in midwater with a very close aperture to just make their stunning color popping up...
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 28, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Male Weedy Seadragon with Eggs by Debra Cahill
Male Weedy Seadragon with Eggs
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 20, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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close up and personal portrait of a friendly wobbegong...... by Gaetano Gargiulo
close up and personal portrait of a friendly wobbegong... in reality I was very mindful not to spook it :-)
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 11, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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"The alien"
They get carried by the current and end up d... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"The alien"
They get carried by the current and end up dead because of the cold Sydney water. Illuminated with low strobe powers and UV video lights
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 3, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Somebody wastes it... somebody enjoys it...
Some fisherm... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Somebody wastes it... somebody enjoys it...
Some fisherman decided that the fish was too small/not of taste (although > 20 cm) and dumped dead in the water for the joy of this small octopus (that was not in the idea to share it)!!!
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 31, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Endemic Scorpaena Sumptuosa under the Busselton Jetty
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Lassisters Reef
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 30, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Australia
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Striate Anglerfish, Antennarius striatus by Kris O'keeffe
Striate Anglerfish, Antennarius striatus
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 30, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Australia
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Hello, my name is Pinky and I am the new ruler of the whi... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Hello, my name is Pinky and I am the new ruler of the white sponges of Clifton Gardens!!!
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date posted posted: Friday, January 29, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Black-scatter Angler-fish.
Conditions were so bad that v... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Black-scatter Angler-fish.
Conditions were so bad that visibility was less than a meter. I was with fisheye so I had to improvise the illumination in order to get pictures. So all the pictures where blown out background and full of backscatter...
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 26, 2016
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Tiger Pipefish, Filicampus tigris
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 24, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Australia
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Painted Anglerfish Clifton Gardens NSW by Debra Cahill
Painted Anglerfish Clifton Gardens NSW
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 16, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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Grey reef shark at Ningaloo Reef, near Coral Bay
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 10, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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swimmig !!! by Dave Baxter
swimmig !!!
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