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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From South Africa (11)

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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

clinid
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

Free
By Allen Walker
posted Tuesday, September 9, 2008
62 votes

Black Tip shark, pictured at Aliwal shoal, whilst on a tiger shark dive
By Paul Cowell
posted Saturday, August 14, 2010
62 votes

Whooohooo!
By Allen Walker
posted Tuesday, March 22, 2011
62 votes

ready for a teeth job
By Dray Van Beeck
posted Wednesday, February 18, 2009
57 votes

Little starfish taken on seal rock, a diving point close to Gansbaai - South Africa
By Daniela Waltrick
posted Friday, May 18, 2007
56 votes
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friendly turtle at Antons Reef Sodwana bay! by Bryan Hart
friendly turtle at Antons Reef Sodwana bay!
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 11, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Elsa Bleda shot in pool using Nikon D300 housed in Sea & ... by Alec Davies
Elsa Bleda shot in pool using Nikon D300 housed in Sea & Sea housing.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 7, 2012
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: South Africa
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Nanofolk on Blue Choir Boys by Peet Van Eeden
Nanofolk on Blue Choir Boys
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 5, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Bikini Reef Sodwana Bay - a ledge that has an array of cl... by Bryan Hart
Bikini Reef Sodwana Bay - a ledge that has an array of cleaning stations
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 5, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Dark Knight. Primitive sevengilled cow shark in a sea kel... by Peet Van Eeden
Dark Knight. Primitive sevengilled cow shark in a sea kelp forest
at Pyramid rocks, Miller's point, South Africa.
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date posted posted: Friday, August 3, 2012
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Anemone....Looks pretty enough to eat... by Philip Goets
Anemone....Looks pretty enough to eat...
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 1, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Atlantic (African coastal) South Africa
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Strawberry sea anemone by Peet Van Eeden
Strawberry sea anemone
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The eye of a shortspine porcupinefish by Peet Van Eeden
The eye of a shortspine porcupinefish
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 16, 2012
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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shaggy sponge crab with its 'cloak' by Peet Van Eeden
shaggy sponge crab with its 'cloak'
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Gasflames of the gasflame nudibranch by Peet Van Eeden
Gasflames of the gasflame nudibranch
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 9, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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sun-burst soft coral by Peet Van Eeden
sun-burst soft coral
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 8, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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spider crab by Peet Van Eeden
spider crab
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 7, 2012
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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A frilly love affair. Two frilled nudibranchs involved in... by Peet Van Eeden
A frilly love affair. Two frilled nudibranchs involved in foreplay
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 3, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Kelp forest, with visibility of even the clouds overhead by Peet Van Eeden
Kelp forest, with visibility of even the clouds overhead
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Taken off East London, 2 to 3m viz and cold! Absolute epic experience on the start of Sardine Run, let's hope I get some clean water and a bigger bait ball this year!!
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tiger kissed by the sun by Daniel Flormann
tiger kissed by the sun
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 21, 2012
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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This guy makes a GW look tame smile
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A simple change of perspective comes with a great result :-)
29 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 21, 2012
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Elsa Bleda shot in pool. Underwater strobe triggered flas... by Alec Davies
Elsa Bleda shot in pool. Underwater strobe triggered flash half in/out the water which in turn triggered my studio ringflash outside.
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Shadows, reflections, colours & negative space : A well thought out model shot, Alec :-)
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 14, 2012
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: South Africa
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Look here by Bernard Groenewald
Look here
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, June 9, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Elsa shot in pool by Alec Davies
Elsa shot in pool
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, June 9, 2012
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: South Africa
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This guys was to cool, not interested in me at all.
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There were two Raggie Scorpina Fish having breakfast on a... by Bryan Hart
There were two Raggie Scorpina Fish having breakfast on a shoal of glassies on the Produce Wreck - this is a photo of one with a breakfast bait ball in the back ground!
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 3, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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one of many juvenile honey comb morays on Vetchies Pier i... by Bryan Hart
one of many juvenile honey comb morays on Vetchies Pier in Durban... taken free diving - Ds 160 strobe and with G7 in ikelite housing - no wet lens used...
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date posted posted: Monday, May 28, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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splash !
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 26, 2012
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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curve
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date posted posted: Friday, May 25, 2012
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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using the same technique to attract black tip sharks, the... by Bryan Hart
using the same technique to attract black tip sharks, the black tips offer the same challenges!!! early morning sun rise on Durbans muck divign capital - Vetchies Pier.
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Turbo: This Black Tip meant business........
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