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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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A picture of my fins the first time I put them in the Gre... by Tiffanie Pucillo
A picture of my fins the first time I put them in the Great Barrier Reef. I'd been planning the dive for years and was excited to finally be there. The water was bluer and clearer than I expected. Shot with my Canon 60D in an Ikelite housing.
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 5, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Coral Sea Australia
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Whites Seahorse Pipeline Nelson Bay by Debra Cahill
Whites Seahorse Pipeline Nelson Bay
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 5, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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Short-Tailed Ceratosoma Little Beach Port Stevens by Debra Cahill
Short-Tailed Ceratosoma Little Beach Port Stevens
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date posted posted: Friday, April 29, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Australia
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Turned B&W to increase the contrast of this ugly fish by Gaetano Gargiulo
Turned B&W to increase the contrast of this ugly fish
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Convict Goby
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 27, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Australia
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Glaucus Atlanticus by Kris O'keeffe
Glaucus Atlanticus
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 27, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Australia
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Ahwww so cute. it tried to swallow me...but only once!!! ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Ahwww so cute. it tried to swallow me...but only once!!! 1.2cm and growing
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 24, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Soo cute... it tried to kill me, but it's OK only once :D by Gaetano Gargiulo
Soo cute... it tried to kill me, but it's OK only once :D
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 23, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Blue... the blue hue is almost natural, just enhanced a b... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Blue... the blue hue is almost natural, just enhanced a bit with the curve tool
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I want to fly away from here... by Gaetano Gargiulo
I want to fly away from here...
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 17, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Sydney's Pygmy Pipehorse Bare Island La Perouse NSW by Debra Cahill
Sydney's Pygmy Pipehorse Bare Island La Perouse NSW
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 16, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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Just a pineapple :D they are so skittish I attempted this... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Just a pineapple :D they are so skittish I attempted this shot many time with a wideangle. Tokina 10-17 @17
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 14, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Love is: Holding tail, no matter what... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Love is: Holding tail, no matter what...
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 10, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Schooling Old Wives Wool Bay Jetty South Australia by Debra Cahill
Schooling Old Wives Wool Bay Jetty South Australia
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 7, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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Sea Lion Port Lincoln South Australia by Debra Cahill
Sea Lion Port Lincoln South Australia
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 2, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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Is this my best side?? This guy was so still that anemone... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Is this my best side?? This guy was so still that anemones started to use it as support (look close on its lips)
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date posted posted: Friday, April 1, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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White sea-horse and I mean it :D by Gaetano Gargiulo
White sea-horse and I mean it :D
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 30, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Striped Anglerfish Clifton Gardens New South Wales by Debra Cahill
Striped Anglerfish Clifton Gardens New South Wales
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 30, 2016
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They rarely swim... but when they do they are awesome... ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
They rarely swim... but when they do they are awesome...
This fellow simply could not stands the noise of regs and swam away from divers as soon they they approach. it swims back and forth between 2 nearby pylons so I took this shot
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 29, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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White's Seahorse Clifton Gardens New South Wales by Debra Cahill
White's Seahorse Clifton Gardens New South Wales
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 27, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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Whaat? they said that ghosts cannot reflect in mirrors...... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Whaat? they said that ghosts cannot reflect in mirrors... (in reality what looks alike water surface is the high reflecting sand in Chowder bay and they are a pair...)
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 26, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Now I know why they are called white sea-horses... they g... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Now I know why they are called white sea-horses... they glow white :D
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 24, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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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
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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
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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
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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
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