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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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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
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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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
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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
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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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
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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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