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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The South China Sea (71)

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2017

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Lionfish.
D300 with 60mm macro lens. Nexus housing with Inon strobe Z240 x2. S 1/250 F22 ISO 1,01
Dive site: the rock Mamutik Island Borneo
By Rudy Matt
posted Sunday, January 25, 2015
90 votes

Thelenota ananas
Was shot at sapi reef borneo
By Rudy Matt
posted Friday, January 23, 2015
88 votes

Nudibrach of sabah, borneo
By Rudy Matt
posted Tuesday, January 20, 2015
87 votes

Dive site is Bai Su at Whale Island, Vietnam. 
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

Couple from Borneo
Nikon D300, 60mm macro lens with Nexus housing. 
2 Inon strobe, f1/125 S22. Iso 1.1.0
Dive site: Ribbon eel Borneo
By Rudy Matt
posted Thursday, February 5, 2015
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
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Lovely diver in the water with the Jesus light~ by Tommy Liu
Lovely diver in the water with the Jesus light~
19 Votes
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Do you want to come over ?
14 Votes
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A School of curious Bat Fish hanging out at the stern of a sunken fishing vessel.
23 Votes
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not so shy fire dartfish by Jun Lao
by: Jun Lao
not so shy fire dartfish
11 Votes
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i see you by Jun Lao
by: Jun Lao
i see you
19 Votes
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Sea horse on a night dive.
18 Votes
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A wandering Nudi.
18 Votes
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A colorful pair of nudi's.
17 Votes
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Finally.... A picture of mating Mandarin fish. Taken on a... by Brad Waters
Finally.... A picture of mating Mandarin fish. Taken on a Canon G9
13 Votes
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Photographed this little fella whilst on a night dive in ... by Brad Waters
Photographed this little fella whilst on a night dive in Lembeh. Canon G9
16 Votes
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Nudi Of the Month!
36 Votes
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A stingray hanging out long enough to peek into a lense.
18 Votes
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Close-up of a nudibranch in a dark nook.
17 Votes
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A close study of a scorpion fish taken with a Canon 5D, Sigma EX Macro lens - 105 mm - F/2.8, Ikelite housing and strobes. Taken at the Boulders, Puerto Galera, Philippines on a night dive.
9 Votes
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Commensal Shrimp (Hamodactylus noumeae).....Canon G9, internal flash & Inon UCL-165's
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 31, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Head of the beast! .....Nudibranch (Bornella stellifer).....Canon G9, internal flash & Inon UCL-165
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 31, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Nudibranch next to Soft Coral at Moray Beach in Nha Trang... by Caroline Istas
Nudibranch next to Soft Coral at Moray Beach in Nha Trang, Vietnam.
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 31, 2009
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Vietnam
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Never knew the chompers on cute little clown fish were so menacing looking until I snapped this shot with a Canon 5D using a the Sigma EX Macro lens - 105 mm - F/2.8. Very pleased with the isolation. Taken in Puerto Galera, Philippines.
20 Votes
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Curious moray eel. Shot with a Canon 5D, Sigma EX Macro lens - 105 mm - F/2.8, w/ Ikelite housing and stobes in Puerto Galera, Philippines on the Alma Jane wreck.
21 Votes
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Mummy Shrimp to end the Year.... Manado using Olympus E-330 by Adrian Schokman
Mummy Shrimp to end the Year.... Manado using Olympus E-330
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 31, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Indonesia
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Tiny Orangutan Crab on Bubble Anemone, Nikonos V 1:2 Macro extension tube, Ikelight 50 strobe. Atlantis resort.
9 Votes
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Unforuntately my divemaster didn't care about this old gi... by Brad Waters
Unforuntately my divemaster didn't care about this old girl as we were about to arrive at the Pygmy Seahorses but I still reckon she was worth a shot. Taken on a Canon G9.
9 Votes
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Porcelain Crab (Porcellanella sp.) possibly commensal with the purple sea pen.......Canon G9 with internal flash and Inon UCL-165's
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 30, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Durban Hinge-Beak Shrimp (Rhynchoinetes serratus).....Canon G9 internal flash and Inon UCL-165's
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 30, 2009
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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Nudibranch hanging out on a coral outcropping playing it up for the camera. Puerto Galera, Philippines. Canon Powershot with canon housing.

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striking color contrast Chad
15 Votes
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Juvenile Cuttle Fish. A lucky find on a night dive in Puerto Galera, Philippines. Using a Canon Powershot with canon housing.
12 Votes
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Manado Indonesia - Olympus E-330 by Adrian Schokman
Manado Indonesia - Olympus E-330
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 30, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Indonesia
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