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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From South Africa (12)

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Oceanic Blacktip, taken at Aliwal shoal. Extreme close-up, coming from the darkness!
By Kris Davies
posted Thursday, October 13, 2016
135 votes

Raggy tooth shark, taken at the 'Cathedral' South Africa.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, November 21, 2016
126 votes

Oceanic Black-tip piercing through a bubble stream of a diver below. Taken at Aliwal shoal.
By Kris Davies
posted Wednesday, March 8, 2017
100 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

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

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

Lots of Oceanic Blacktips taken at Aliwal Shoal, South Africa.
By Kris Davies
posted Wednesday, April 26, 2017
76 votes

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Nikon F-100 with 60mm macro lens
By Geoff Spiby
posted Thursday, June 11, 2009
72 votes

free diver and cameraman at about 15 m's with a beauty of a tiger shark at Umkomaas South Africa. Taken with a Nikonos V and a 15 mm lens
By Fiona Ayerst
posted Monday, March 27, 2006
67 votes

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By Allen Walker
posted Tuesday, September 9, 2008
62 votes
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Wide Open

I had the camera on the end of a pole for th... by Chris Perkins
Wide Open
I had the camera on the end of a pole for this one. After many failed attempts and near misses, everything aligned - I got the right shark, the right angle, the right camera depth, and the right timing - and I ended up with this beauty.
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Amazing capture! Timing is everything...
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~ Hope Spot ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Hope Spot ~
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~ Gaudi ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Gaudi ~
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~ Warp Speed ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Warp Speed ~
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Sea swallows are pelagic nudibranchs which feed on blue b... by Kerri Keet
Sea swallows are pelagic nudibranchs which feed on blue bottles out in the open ocean. They are therefore rarely spotted along the coast so I am a very lucky photographer indeed! Occasionally strong winds can blow them shore wards with blue bottles.
11 Votes
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The face of a warrior- The Sumo Crab by Peet J Van Eeden
The face of a warrior- The Sumo Crab
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Celebrating Jellyfish Day with this photo taken in Simon'... by Kerri Keet
Celebrating Jellyfish Day with this photo taken in Simon's Town, Cape Town earlier this year.
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Sea Slug Day celebrated with a yellow gasflame nudibranch by Kerri Keet
Sea Slug Day celebrated with a yellow gasflame nudibranch
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I celebrated Sea Slug Day on Saturday by shooting macro f... by Kerri Keet
I celebrated Sea Slug Day on Saturday by shooting macro for a change. We have LOADS of nudibranchs in Cape Town, all different shapes, colours and sizes. Here is an example of a gasflame nudibranch, named as its cerata resemble flames of gas light
10 Votes
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The other side of a walking anemone. A species unique to ... by Peet J Van Eeden
The other side of a walking anemone. A species unique to the Cape Peninsula of South Africa
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Walking sea anemone a rare and unique species of the Cape... by Peet J Van Eeden
Walking sea anemone a rare and unique species of the Cape Peninsula South Africa
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date posted posted: Friday, October 28, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Schooling fish surrounding us on a dusk dive in Cape Town by Kerri Keet
Schooling fish surrounding us on a dusk dive in Cape Town
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~ The Feast ~ by Geo Cloete
~ The Feast ~
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All divers who have done a night dive in Cape Town will b... by Kerri Keet
All divers who have done a night dive in Cape Town will be familiar with the swarms of beaked sandfish, which hide in the sand during the day, but as soon as its full dark, they come out to feed by the hundreds. W
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Blue bottle bobbing around in a tidal pool at Kalk Bay by Kerri Keet
Blue bottle bobbing around in a tidal pool at Kalk Bay
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The first time underwater fluorescence has been investiga... by Kerri Keet
The first time underwater fluorescence has been investigated and documented in South Africa - specifically the unique waters of Cape Town. I was very excited to see if we had any fluorescence in temperate waters as it is well known to occur in tropic
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Oceanic Blacktip, taken at Aliwal shoal. Extreme close-up... by Kris Davies
Oceanic Blacktip, taken at Aliwal shoal. Extreme close-up, coming from the darkness!
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135 Votes
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stripes without the stars by Peet J Van Eeden
stripes without the stars
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Grumpy Cat- sorry I mean Grumpy Fish by Peet J Van Eeden
Grumpy Cat- sorry I mean Grumpy Fish
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 10, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Glowing strawberry anemones in UV light by Peet J Van Eeden
Glowing strawberry anemones in UV light
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Curiosity by Peet J Van Eeden
Curiosity
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Guardian over the ocean life. A lighthouse at the Cape Pe... by Peet J Van Eeden
Guardian over the ocean life. A lighthouse at the Cape Peninsula South Africa
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A different seahorse- longsnout pipefish in eelgrass by Peet J Van Eeden
A different seahorse- longsnout pipefish in eelgrass
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~ Lady Bug ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Lady Bug ~
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~ Sun Kissed ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Sun Kissed ~
7 Votes
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Roses of the Sea-False Plum anemone by Peet J Van Eeden
Roses of the Sea-False Plum anemone
12 Votes
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I spotted a blue spotted klipfish by Peet J Van Eeden
I spotted a blue spotted klipfish
8 Votes
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