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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Caribbean Sea (3)

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We were finishing our dive; as we turned to swim to our exit, we noticed several large lionfish emerging from the coral looking for dinner. I was able to wait long enough for the lionfish to smile at me and wave my buddy into place before surfacing.
By Ken Schneider
posted Wednesday, December 7, 2011
154 votes

Nikon d700,17mm,ISO 200, f14, 1/160sec. We were at 30ft, when I first noticed movement below me. Slowly, I turned around, inching along the sand hoping for a clear shot. This ray set off a storm, leaving me cleaning the sand out of my gear.
By Ken Schneider
posted Thursday, December 8, 2011
116 votes

I loved all these colorful corols and a single big eyed!
By Talih Tinay
posted Tuesday, March 7, 2006
95 votes

Sea Turtle, just about crashing into Camera housing dome.
By Holly Heffner
posted Sunday, September 3, 2006
93 votes

We swam with this big guy for almost an hour. He brushed up against me several times. It is believed he was hit by the ferry boat. You can see the scars on his back and a tear in the dorsal fin...Photo was taken with no strobe, Olympus 4040
By Holly Heffner
posted Tuesday, July 25, 2006
91 votes

White spotted File fish in the Orange phase
By Steven Daniel
posted Monday, December 18, 2006
90 votes

Queen Angel of the Deep
By Steven Daniel
posted Wednesday, January 7, 2009
90 votes

This picture was taken in Bonaire on a site called Andrea II.  It was taken with a Canon G9.  Settings were 1/60 @ F8
By Don Robillard
posted Saturday, April 4, 2009
90 votes

Green Turtle in Akumal,Mexico
By Steven Daniel
posted Saturday, December 30, 2006
87 votes

Diver Drifting on the a Cozumel drift dive
By Steven Daniel
posted Monday, January 12, 2009
86 votes
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"Wrap Around"
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 20, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"In the shadows"
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 20, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Salt Lake, Bonaire
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Golden Ball
Yellowline Arrow Crab with eggs
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 18, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Saint Lucia
view portfolio more shots by Henley Spiers
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Von Raven wreck, Bonaire
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date posted posted: Monday, October 17, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Netherlands Antilles
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"Porthole Frame"
A diver is framed through a porthole on the bridge of the USS-Kittiwake. The room this photo was taken in is painted, its bright colors coming out with my twin strobes.
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 16, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Peppermint Shrimp in a purple tube sponge by Robert Michaelson
Peppermint Shrimp in a purple tube sponge
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25 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 16, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Netherlands Antilles
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Passing Storm at dawn at dive site Lighthouse Point, Bonaire by Robert Michaelson
Passing Storm at dawn at dive site Lighthouse Point, Bonaire
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"Glowing Skeleton"
A skeleton shrimp photographed with my Nightsea fluorescence kit, causing it to glow!
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 13, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Framed"
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Halloween Roughhead Blenny
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Saint Lucia
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"The Furnace"
Deep in the decks of the Kittiwake I found... by Chase Darnell
"The Furnace"
Deep in the decks of the Kittiwake I found this object that I thought to be a stove. To create this glow, I detached my focus light and gently placed it inside.
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date posted posted: Monday, October 10, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Needlefish just below the surface gave a nice rippled ref... by Robert Michaelson
Needlefish just below the surface gave a nice rippled reflection
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I found this starfish climbing over mangrove tree roots. Once it got near the surface of the water, I was able to frame the photograph I wanted: both the over-under view, as well as the reflection of the starfish on the surface of the water.
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 8, 2016
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Full Extension"
A large Hawksbill Turtle extends his fi... by Chase Darnell
"Full Extension"
A large Hawksbill Turtle extends his fins way out to create as much momentum for his dive as possible.
9 Votes
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over the garden wall. by Arun Madisetti
over the garden wall.
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"Starfish Through The Lens"
A starfish is seen both in front, and through, my Sea&Sea dome port. I took this photo as I framed a shot.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 4, 2016
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Golden Portrait"
A rare golden coney. No filters used: I angled my strobes to light just the coney's face, and used a high shutter speed, which kept the water behind it blue and provided a nice contrast to the yellow.
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 4, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Lift Off"
A Spotted Eagle Ray propels itself up and ove... by Chase Darnell
"Lift Off"
A Spotted Eagle Ray propels itself up and over a coral head stirring up sand with its momentum.
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"The Big and the Little"
A pair of Slender File Fish cau... by Chase Darnell
"The Big and the Little"
A pair of Slender File Fish caught together.
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 3, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Excuse me coming through
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date posted posted: Monday, October 3, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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"Back to Work"
After a small breath up on the surface th... by Chase Darnell
"Back to Work"
After a small breath up on the surface this Hawksbill is ready to dive.
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date posted posted: Friday, September 30, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Storm the Ship"
Horse-eyed Jacks crusiing past the Kitt... by Chase Darnell
"Storm the Ship"
Horse-eyed Jacks crusiing past the Kittiwake.
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 29, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Turtle In The Sunlight"
A turtle glides over the reef under beautiful rays of light.
Spotts Beach, Grand Cayman
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 29, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"First to the Scene"
The Silversides have been sporadic ... by Chase Darnell
"First to the Scene"
The Silversides have been sporadic so far this year, but it never fails Tarpon are the first to know about it.
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Stars and snorkelers, Cozumel Mexico
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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"Green Dragon"
A diver illuminates an eel with his torch. by Chase Darnell
"Green Dragon"
A diver illuminates an eel with his torch.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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