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Happy Valentine's Day!  : )
By Doug Anderson
posted Thursday, February 14, 2008
71 votes

Giant cuttle, Kurnell
By Doug Anderson
posted Tuesday, June 10, 2008
70 votes

Pteraeolidia ianthina, Sydney
By Doug Anderson
posted Monday, February 4, 2008
69 votes

Chromodoris splendida, Bare Island
By Doug Anderson
posted Wednesday, April 9, 2008
68 votes

Nudibranch pair, Bare Island
By Doug Anderson
posted Saturday, April 19, 2008
65 votes

The Yawn - Red Rock Cod
Twilight diving at Nelson Bay, Australia
By Ken Thongpila
posted Monday, March 19, 2012
62 votes

Noumea sulphurea, Bare Island
By Doug Anderson
posted Tuesday, March 25, 2008
61 votes

We drove 14 hours straight to find the leafy sea dragon. It was worth every minute of the drive. They really are the most incredible fish.  Watching them move so peacefully throughout their habitat is something I'll always remember.
By Cal Mero
posted Thursday, July 3, 2008
60 votes

Weedy Sea Dragon, Kurnell
By Doug Anderson
posted Tuesday, July 22, 2008
58 votes

Chromodoris tasmaniensis, Bare Island
By Doug Anderson
posted Sunday, February 12, 2012
53 votes
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close up and personal portrait of a friendly wobbegong...... by Gaetano Gargiulo
close up and personal portrait of a friendly wobbegong... in reality I was very mindful not to spook it :-)
3 Votes
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date posted posted: (2 days ago)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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"The alien"
They get carried by the current and end up d... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"The alien"
They get carried by the current and end up dead because of the cold Sydney water. Illuminated with low strobe powers and UV video lights
9 Votes
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Somebody wastes it... somebody enjoys it...
Some fisherm... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Somebody wastes it... somebody enjoys it...
Some fisherman decided that the fish was too small/not of taste (although > 20 cm) and dumped dead in the water for the joy of this small octopus (that was not in the idea to share it)!!!
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Hello, my name is Pinky and I am the new ruler of the whi... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Hello, my name is Pinky and I am the new ruler of the white sponges of Clifton Gardens!!!
25 Votes
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Black-scatter Angler-fish.
Conditions were so bad that v... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Black-scatter Angler-fish.
Conditions were so bad that visibility was less than a meter. I was with fisheye so I had to improvise the illumination in order to get pictures. So all the pictures where blown out background and full of backscatter...
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I got the key... do you? (playing with may new snouts) by Gaetano Gargiulo
I got the key... do you? (playing with may new snouts)
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 22, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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white on white... playing with a very patient shrimp. the... by Gaetano Gargiulo
white on white... playing with a very patient shrimp. the fused background is achieved pointing the main strobes to the sand
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 11, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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"sealhouette" a playful sea-lion dancing near the surface... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"sealhouette" a playful sea-lion dancing near the surface for us
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7 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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The golden one. Caught using my lights to hunt by Gaetano Gargiulo
The golden one. Caught using my lights to hunt
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 31, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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super small aplysia detail (105+1.4x+10subsee) resting on... by Gaetano Gargiulo
super small aplysia detail (105+1.4x+10subsee) resting on a leaf
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, October 30, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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shot in midwater, the withe is been produced lmost entire... by Gaetano Gargiulo
shot in midwater, the withe is been produced lmost entirely with PS
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The last supper:
The crab thought that got lucky... its ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
The last supper:
The crab thought that got lucky... its dinner will be paid with its life... Never play with blue-ringed...
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 3, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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"The Hulk" this large moray eel is also known as "old man... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"The Hulk" this large moray eel is also known as "old man" and always sits in a hole at the base of the pylons in Clifton Gardens
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 1, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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super small pygmy squid (105+10subsee) the white backgrou... by Gaetano Gargiulo
super small pygmy squid (105+10subsee) the white background is achieved using the highly reflective sand and enhanced with PS
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7 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 28, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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What a year it has been on the east coast of Australia wi... by Bradley Kerslake
What a year it has been on the east coast of Australia with humpback whales every year we see more and more magnificent creatures!
9 Votes
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Weedy Seadragon Flinders Pier Victoria Australia by David Haintz
Weedy Seadragon Flinders Pier Victoria Australia
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 11, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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He was just so cute! Nsw south coast 
Nikon d7100 by Bradley Kerslake
He was just so cute! Nsw south coast
Nikon d7100
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 11, 2015
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Weedy Sea Dragon by Oscar Miralpeix
Weedy Sea Dragon
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20 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 6, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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This little guy was only a few inches long! Must be only ... by Bradley Kerslake
This little guy was only a few inches long! Must be only a few days old!
Nikon d7100 60mm macro in nauticam housing
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 6, 2015
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Red Indian fish surprised on the bare sand (night dive) by Gaetano Gargiulo
Red Indian fish surprised on the bare sand (night dive)
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 5, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Weedy sea dragon. Jervis Bay 
Nikon D7100 macro 60mm nau... by Bradley Kerslake
Weedy sea dragon. Jervis Bay
Nikon D7100 macro 60mm nauticam housing
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 2, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Sydney Winter diving can be a bit chilly at time but ther... by Bradley Kerslake
Sydney Winter diving can be a bit chilly at time but there is some great underwater animals around
Nikon D7100 Tokina 10-17mm in a nauticam housing
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 30, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Cuttlefish off of Manly
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 19, 2015
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Port Jackson Shark
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date posted posted: Friday, July 3, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
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A black and white dragon! Nikon d7100 by Bradley Kerslake
A black and white dragon! Nikon d7100
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, June 5, 2015
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Visual superpower. by Bradley Kerslake
Visual superpower.
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date posted posted: Friday, May 29, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Tiger Pipefish, Chowder Bay by Doug Anderson
Tiger Pipefish, Chowder Bay
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Outstanding macro shot!
27 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 9, 2015
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