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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Antarctic (Southern Ocean)

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An Antarctic view before a dive under the ice. One of the things that is amazing about the Antarctic is that there is no  distance 'haze' effect through lack of dust. This mountain is over 1,000 m high and the ice cliffs hundreds of m high.
By Andrew Macleod
posted Saturday, September 20, 2008
66 votes

Dinnertime, we're hungry!
By Maria Munn
posted Saturday, February 9, 2008
49 votes

Gentoo Penguins,
By Steve Laycock
posted Saturday, January 19, 2008
38 votes


By Andrew Macleod
posted Wednesday, October 15, 2008
35 votes

Chinstrap penguin, admiring his reflection in the lens
By Steve Laycock
posted Sunday, January 20, 2008
32 votes

The Ice has it!
By Andrew Macleod
posted Monday, November 16, 2009
32 votes

Harlequin shrimp
By Erika Antoniazzo
posted Friday, October 23, 2009
31 votes

whales in the snow. Canon 450D
By Andrew Macleod
posted Wednesday, November 25, 2009
31 votes

leopard seal, on an Antartic iceburg
By Steve Laycock
posted Friday, January 18, 2008
29 votes

Chinstrap penguin, negotiating the surf. Sure the PADI manual says to walk backwards.
By Steve Laycock
posted Monday, February 4, 2008
27 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Antarctic (Southern Ocean)

35 Entries Found: Page 1  of  2
test
votes: 14
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Up to the surface !
(hard conditions underwater)
votes: 10
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Young Seahorse chillaxing on a night dive under Rye Pier ... by Phil Davison
Young Seahorse chillaxing on a night dive under Rye Pier in Port Phillip Bay, Melbourne.
votes: 13
vote
Dolphins playing on bow wave in the Southern Ocean. by Maleen Hoekstra
Dolphins playing on bow wave in the Southern Ocean.
votes: 25
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Flabellina viola by Marco Caraceni
Flabellina viola
votes: 13
vote

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date posted posted: Monday, January 11, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Antarctic (Southern Ocean) Italy
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thinking man or picking your nose.... hmmmm by Andrew Macleod
thinking man or picking your nose.... hmmmm
votes: 23
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 12, 2009
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Antarctic (Southern Ocean) Antarctica
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So you don't think it is cold? Self portrait... me with c... by Andrew Macleod
So you don't think it is cold? Self portrait... me with camera balanced on a rock.... you try running in a dry suit!!
votes: 14
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date posted posted: Friday, December 11, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Antarctic (Southern Ocean) Antarctica
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A snooze in the sun on a nice warm antarctic day... take ... by Andrew Macleod
A snooze in the sun on a nice warm antarctic day... take that climate change skeptics!
votes: 19
vote

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date posted posted: Monday, December 7, 2009
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Antarctic (Southern Ocean) Antarctica
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Antarctic octocoral, Paragorgia sp. photographed in Stromness Bay, South Georgia, where Sir Earnest Shackleton completed his heroic journey to find rescue for his men. This delicate species is fairly uncommon at the sites I dive.
votes: 10
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A large crinoid, Promachocrinus kerguelensis; fairly common around the Antarctic Peninsula. This individual is about 80cm (32in) across, swimming with a beautiful coordinated motion of its arms.
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votes: 22
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whales in the snow. Canon 450D by Andrew Macleod
whales in the snow. Canon 450D
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Andrew got Topside Gold last year for an Arctic shot. Here's another hottie!
votes: 31
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 25, 2009
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Antarctic (Southern Ocean) Antarctica
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no dust, no pollution and crystal clear sky... by Andrew Macleod
no dust, no pollution and crystal clear sky...
votes: 27
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 17, 2009
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Antarctic (Southern Ocean) Antarctica
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Seals are the marine life.... by Andrew Macleod
Seals are the marine life....
votes: 25
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date posted posted: Monday, November 16, 2009
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Antarctic (Southern Ocean) Antarctica
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The Ice has it! by Andrew Macleod
The Ice has it!
votes: 32
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date posted posted: Monday, November 16, 2009
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Antarctic (Southern Ocean) Antarctica
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perpetual sunset on the Antarctic Cricle by Andrew Macleod
perpetual sunset on the Antarctic Cricle
votes: 27
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 15, 2009
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Antarctic (Southern Ocean) Antarctica
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Harlequin shrimp by Erika Antoniazzo
Harlequin shrimp
votes: 31
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date posted posted: Friday, October 23, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Antarctic (Southern Ocean) United Kingdom
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An old sled left behind from an antarctic expedition, loo... by Andrew Macleod
An old sled left behind from an antarctic expedition, looking over the ice floes between dives in the Antarctic 2006. Canon 350D
votes: 20
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 18, 2009
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Antarctic (Southern Ocean) Antarctica
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Epic day of waves at Winki Pop next to Bells Beach in Vic... by Brett Stanley
Epic day of waves at Winki Pop next to Bells Beach in Victoria, Australia. local Surfer Vanda boosts a huge air for the camera. EOS 1D mark 2 with 600mm lens and 2x converter
votes: 19
vote
Braving the cold by Christine Huffard
Braving the cold
votes: 9
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date posted posted: Monday, December 22, 2008
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Antarctic (Southern Ocean) Chile
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Penguin taking a drink from a melting iceberg
votes: 25
vote
A map of Australia in the ice!!! Canon 350D by Andrew Macleod
A map of Australia in the ice!!! Canon 350D
votes: 15
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sunset in the antarctic. Canon 350D by Andrew Macleod
sunset in the antarctic. Canon 350D
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votes: 23
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date posted posted: Friday, December 5, 2008
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Antarctic (Southern Ocean) Antarctica
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Curious onlookers. Canon 350D by Andrew Macleod
Curious onlookers. Canon 350D
votes: 16
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date posted posted: Monday, November 17, 2008
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Antarctic (Southern Ocean) Antarctica
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Lunch time for some is more difficult! Canon 350D by Andrew Macleod
Lunch time for some is more difficult! Canon 350D
votes: 19
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 11, 2008
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Antarctic (Southern Ocean) Antarctica
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"Mum, the tourists are here...." A penguin in the antarct... by Andrew Macleod
"Mum, the tourists are here...." A penguin in the antarctic. Canon 350D
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editor's comments

Editor's Comment
sharp, bright, foreground interest - well done Andrew
votes: 35
vote
The midnight sunset/sunrise that marks summer at the anta... by Andrew Macleod
The midnight sunset/sunrise that marks summer at the antarctic circle.
votes: 25
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 7, 2008
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Antarctic (Southern Ocean) Antarctica
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An Antarctic view before a dive under the ice. One of the... by Andrew Macleod
An Antarctic view before a dive under the ice. One of the things that is amazing about the Antarctic is that there is no distance 'haze' effect through lack of dust. This mountain is over 1,000 m high and the ice cliffs hundreds of m high.
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clean air + calm water + spectacular scenery = a great shot Andrew
votes: 66
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