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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The South China Sea (75)

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Taken 2010 with no strobes.
By Ricardo Gonzalez
posted Wednesday, September 15, 2010
86 votes

A crab taking a ride in a jelly fish
By Andrew Macleod
posted Thursday, September 18, 2008
81 votes

Charging Nudi. Taken in Tenggol with Canon G9, Inon Z240 & lenses. Full frame.
By Edvin Eng
posted Wednesday, April 23, 2008
79 votes

My reflection in my dive-buddy's bubbles. I use the Casio Exilim ZX1200
By Andrew Macleod
posted Friday, September 19, 2008
70 votes

Imperial Shrimp (Periclimenes imperator) on a large sea cucumber. <><><><>Canon G9, full frame shot with stacked Inon UCL-165 macro lenses.
By Brian Mayes
posted Saturday, July 12, 2008
69 votes

Jellyfish & Sun Ray. Taken in Redang, with Canon Ixus750
By Joe Teo
posted Friday, July 10, 2009
66 votes

This charming little Red-Papulose Gymnodoris (Gymnodoris rubropapillosa) is one of the predator nudibranchs that hunts down and eats other nudibranchs. ..¸><((((º>·.¸.·´¯`·...¸><((((º>·..Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165 macro lens
By Brian Mayes
posted Sunday, August 10, 2008
65 votes

This is the Mirror effect of a friendly and curious Batfish couple! Taken in Perhentian Islands, Malaysia, on the Secret Wreck alias Fish Heaven Dive site.
By Cynthia Campbell
posted Saturday, June 11, 2011
65 votes

Fire
By Paul Ng
posted Wednesday, November 16, 2011
63 votes

Turtle
By Caroline Istas
posted Wednesday, April 1, 2009
62 votes
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Jelly fish taken at Pulau Redang, Malaysia. Shot is taken... by Siew Ling Chang
Jelly fish taken at Pulau Redang, Malaysia. Shot is taken with Canon Powershot G9 without strobe.
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date posted posted: Friday, August 22, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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like a serpent...A640/Inon Z240 by Ng Steven
like a serpent...A640/Inon Z240
votes: 18
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 21, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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The Leopard Nudi (Chromodoris leopardus)....¸> <((((º> `·.¸.·´¯`·...¸> <((((º> `·..Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165 macro lens
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Brian ><((((º> it's newbie month this month. I passed over great nudis by Doug and Jeff but this one is just too good to leave out - I love the Gangsta' Lean!
votes: 59
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I think this Thai Damselfish (Pomacentrus polyspinus) is winking at me. ;-)
votes: 34
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Gracefull Large bopping jelly fish. A640 with strobe Z240 by Ng Steven
Gracefull Large bopping jelly fish. A640 with strobe Z240
votes: 23
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Free swimming nudi. Taken with A640, single macro lens wi... by Ng Steven
Free swimming nudi. Taken with A640, single macro lens with Z240
votes: 30
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date posted posted: Monday, August 18, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Spend quite sometime to take a full black background pict... by Derrick Lim
Spend quite sometime to take a full black background picture, lucky this little fella didnt move much so i got time to keep changing my setting =)
Canon G9 with INON single strobe and macro lens
votes: 13
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date posted posted: Monday, August 18, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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1 of my fav nudi, but this is my 1st time meet with it. P... by Derrick Lim
1 of my fav nudi, but this is my 1st time meet with it. Photo taken @ Perhentian Island, Malaysia. With Canon G9, Inon single strobe and macro lens.
votes: 27
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 17, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Mickey Mouse Tattoo Crab, Flexing It's Muscle! Taken in P... by Edvin Eng
Mickey Mouse Tattoo Crab, Flexing It's Muscle! Taken in Perhentian with Canon G9, Inon Z240 strobe and lenses.
votes: 35
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 16, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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The moment of separation for three Midring Blue Ring Octopus (Hapalochlaena sp.4). I'm not sure what the bright blue rings mean, perhaps blissful happiness or utter disappointment. ..¸> <((((º> `·.¸.·´¯`·...¸> <((((º> `·..Canon G9
votes: 23
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 16, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Warning Colors! Taken in Kapalai with Canon G9, Inon Z240... by Edvin Eng
Warning Colors! Taken in Kapalai with Canon G9, Inon Z240 strobe and lenses. 2nd try on manipulating with PS! smile
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another shot that would be popular with photo libraries - dangerous subject blended in with it's environment
votes: 47
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 14, 2008
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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leave me alone... by Christophe Aprile
leave me alone...
votes: 36
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 14, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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A shy Thorny Seahorse (Hippocampus hystrix)..¸> <((((º> `·.¸.·´¯`·...¸> <((((º> `·..Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165 macro lens
votes: 43
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 13, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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My Orange Home! Taken in Perhentian with Canon G9, Inon Z... by Edvin Eng
My Orange Home! Taken in Perhentian with Canon G9, Inon Z240 strobe and lenses.
votes: 30
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 13, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Since Patrick didn't give me the model back I had to make this Nudibranch (Thecacera pennigera) using a large wine gum and some felt tip pens ;-)..¸> <((((º> `·.¸.·´¯`·...¸> <((((º> `·...Canon G9 & stacked Inon UCL-165 macro lenses.
votes: 34
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 12, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Huge school of Baracuda at the end of the dive, shallow f... by Patty Shales
Huge school of Baracuda at the end of the dive, shallow friendly,loads of current to get out to them then I spent a good 20 minutes enjoying their beauty and strength.Awsome.Nikon D100, Nexus housing and 2 digital ikelite strobes
votes: 10
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Cute smiling Porcelain Crab (Lissoporcellana sp)..¸> <((((º> ·.¸.·´¯`·...¸> <((((º> ·..Canon G9 & stacked Inon UCL-165 lenses
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votes: 40
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This charming little Red-Papulose Gymnodoris (Gymnodoris rubropapillosa) is one of the predator nudibranchs that hunts down and eats other nudibranchs. ..¸> <((((º> ·.¸.·´¯`·...¸> <((((º> ·..Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165 macro lens
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votes: 65
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Pretty little Dwarf Hawkfish (Cirrhitichthys falco) in Puerto Galera, Philippines.
votes: 32
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 9, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Found off Tioman Island, shot on my Olympus 5060. by Grahame Massicks
Found off Tioman Island, shot on my Olympus 5060.
votes: 15
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date posted posted: Friday, August 8, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Chromodoris leopardus on the Perhentian Islands.  by Daan Van Duinkerken
Chromodoris leopardus on the Perhentian Islands.
votes: 15
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date posted posted: Friday, August 8, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Peek-a-boo Clownfish.......False Clown Anemonefish (Amphiprion ocellaris)...> <((((º> `·.¸.·´¯`·...¸> <((((º> `·.¸¸Canon G9
votes: 46
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date posted posted: Friday, August 8, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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I think this nudibranch with the fancy name of Much-desired Flabellina (Flabellina exoptata), looks like gas flames. ..¸> <((((º> ¸.·´¯`·...¸> <((((º> ·.¸¸Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165 macro lenses
votes: 49
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 7, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Is this the national flag of Malaysia or a Feather Star?....¸> <((((º> `·.¸¸.·´¯`·...¸> <((((º> ·.¸¸Canon G9
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2008
votes: 27
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Jellyfish taken in Perhentian with Olympus SP350, two Ino... by Fatt Chuen Foo
Jellyfish taken in Perhentian with Olympus SP350, two Inon strobes
votes: 23
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 5, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Hi there! Eel from Anilao, Philippines.
votes: 25
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 5, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Sometimes you need good eyes to see things underwater. This Loki Whip Goby (Bryaninops loki) on Red Whip Coral (Ctenocella sp.) is a good example. ..¸> <((((º> `·.¸¸.·´¯`·...¸> <((((º> ·..Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165 macro lens
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votes: 45
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