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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The South China Sea (2)

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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

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

EYE Love You! Full Frame Close Up Filter - X Magnifier - new powerful Inon Z240 Strobes. Same crappy Canon Xti. But what a difference good Quality Strobe make.
By Jeff Chua De Guzman
posted Sunday, March 30, 2008
65 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

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By Paul Ng
posted Wednesday, November 16, 2011
63 votes
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Y O U R - E Y E S 
Hermit crab ( Paguroidea )
Anilao, P... by Irwin Ang
Y O U R - E Y E S
Hermit crab ( Paguroidea )
Anilao, Philippines. February 2014
votes: 12
vote
"Nothing is as obnoxious as other people's luck." F. Scot... by Stefan Follows
"Nothing is as obnoxious as other people's luck." F. Scott Fitzgerald. Reef Cuttlefish - Sepia latimanus. Mae Haad, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/250-f3.5-iso100-Inon D2000 - Lightroom and Photoshop
votes: 23
vote
"If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my c... by Stefan Follows
"If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace." Thomas Paine. Longfin Batfish - Platax teira. Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso200-f22-1/160 Lightroom and Silver Efex
votes: 15
vote
F L Y I N G - W O R M
Flat worm ( Platyhelminthes )
Red... by Irwin Ang
F L Y I N G - W O R M
Flat worm ( Platyhelminthes )
Redang Island, Malaysia. May 2013
votes: 9
vote
"It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the... by Stefan Follows
"It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up." Muhammad Ali. Snake Eel - Ophichthus sp. Mae Haad, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/250-f8-iso100-Inon D2000-Inon UCL 165-H2O Tools +5x2
votes: 6
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Thailand
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Goby friend with scale worm.
Whip coral dwarf goby ( Bry... by Irwin Ang
Goby friend with scale worm.
Whip coral dwarf goby ( Bryaninops )
Sea Star scale worm ( Polynoidae )
Anilao, Philippines. February 2014
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votes: 10
vote
Banana Nudibranch ( Favorinus tsuruganus ) 
Anilao, Phil... by Irwin Ang
Banana Nudibranch ( Favorinus tsuruganus )
Anilao, Philippines. September 2013
votes: 2
vote
"Our grandfathers had to run, run, run. My generation's o... by Stefan Follows
"Our grandfathers had to run, run, run. My generation's out of breath. We ain't running no more." Stokely Carmichael. Saddleback Anemonefish (spawn) - Amphiprion polymnus. Mae Haad, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/250-f2.8-iso100-Inon D2000
votes: 6
vote
"Ambition can creep as well as soar." Edmund Burke. Nudib... by Stefan Follows
"Ambition can creep as well as soar." Edmund Burke. Nudibranch - Cerberilla ambonensis. Mae Haad, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/250-f8-iso100-Inon D2000-Inon UCL 165
votes: 7
vote
"Style is a fraud. I always felt the Greeks were hiding b... by Stefan Follows
"Style is a fraud. I always felt the Greeks were hiding behind their columns." Willem de Kooning. Variable Fangblenny - Petroscirtes Variabilis. Chaloklum Bay, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/250-f3.5-iso100-Inon D2000-Inon UCL 165-H2O Tools+5x2
votes: 7
vote
"But he that dares not grasp the thorn Should never crave... by Stefan Follows
"But he that dares not grasp the thorn Should never crave the rose." Anne Bronte. Crown of Thorns - Ancanthaster planci. Mae Haad, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/250-f6.3-iso100-Inon D2000-Inon UCL 165-H2O Tools+5x2
votes: 12
vote
"The home should be the treasure chest of living." Le Cor... by Stefan Follows
"The home should be the treasure chest of living." Le Corbusier. Variable Fangblenny Blenny - Petroscirtes Variabilis. Chaloklum Bay, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/250-f3.5-iso100-Inon D2000-Inon UCL 165-H2O Tools+5x2
votes: 12
vote
"Maybe that's what life is... a wink of the eye and winki... by Stefan Follows
"Maybe that's what life is... a wink of the eye and winking stars.". Jack Kerouac. Bluespotted Ray - Dasyatis kuhlii. Chaloklum Bay, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/250-f5.6-iso100-Inon D2000-Inon UCL 165-H2O Tools+5x2
votes: 16
vote
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do th... by Stefan Follows
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." Martin Luther King, Jr. Feather Star - Crinoid. Mae Haad, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/250-f5.6-iso100-Inon D2000-Inon UCL 165-H2O Tools+5x2
votes: 8
vote
"My philosophy is: If you can't have fun, there's no sens... by Stefan Follows
"My philosophy is: If you can't have fun, there's no sense in doing it." Paul Walker. Shrimp, Rhynchocinetes sp. Mae Haad, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/250-f5.6-iso100-Inon D2000
votes: 14
vote
"Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, won... by Stefan Follows
"Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before." Poe. Feather Star - Crinoid sp. Mae Haad, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/250-f2.8-iso100-Inon D2000-Inon D2000
votes: 7
vote
"You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancin... by Stefan Follows
"You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star." Nietzsche. Bigfin Reef Squid (new born) - Sepioteuthis lessoniana. Mae Haad, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/250-f2.8-iso200-Inon D2000-Inon UCL 165-H2O Tools+5x2
votes: 15
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 27, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Thailand
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Reef by Boaz Meiri
Reef
votes: 10
vote
Neutral buoyancy Cuttlefish just disapproves ... Reef Cut... by Stefan Follows
Neutral buoyancy Cuttlefish just disapproves ... Reef Cuttlefish - Sepia latimanus. Mae Haad, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/250-f3.2-iso200-Inon D2000

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Editor's Comment
Crisp sharp and dramatic , well done.
votes: 19
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Thailand
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davy jones from pirates of the caribbean making an appear... by Justin Chee
davy jones from pirates of the caribbean making an appearance!
votes: 11
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 25, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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"Hey, careful, man, there's a beverage here! The Dude. Nu... by Stefan Follows
"Hey, careful, man, there's a beverage here! The Dude. Nudibranch - Costasiella usagi. Mae Haad, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/250-f5.6-iso200-Inon D2000-Inon UCL 165-H2O Tools+5x2
votes: 4
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date posted posted: Monday, February 24, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Thailand
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Golden Eye by Ed Whiting
Golden Eye
votes: 2
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date posted posted: Monday, February 24, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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"The story of life is quicker then the blink of an eye, t... by Stefan Follows
"The story of life is quicker then the blink of an eye, the story of love is hello, goodbye." Jimi Hendrix. Pen Crab - Porcellanella triloba. Mae Haad, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/250-f5.6-iso200-Inon D2000-Inon UCL 165-H2O Tools+5x2
votes: 11
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 22, 2014
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: South China Sea Thailand
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Crustal palace. Within a muddy harbour in less than 10 me... by Ed Whiting
Crustal palace. Within a muddy harbour in less than 10 meters of water I found one of my favourite dive sites. I love Octopus and this place had them all in homes made from our rubbish. The mud was very fine, so fine the strobe flash would stir it up
votes: 11
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date posted posted: Friday, February 21, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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"The one thing that can solve most of our problems is dan... by Stefan Follows
"The one thing that can solve most of our problems is dancing." James Brown. Longfin Batfish - Platax teira. Chaloklum, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso200-f8-1/160-Inon D2000
votes: 12
vote
Getting mud blindness can be a risk when muck diving, so ... by Ed Whiting
Getting mud blindness can be a risk when muck diving, so when you come across something its best not to rush it. Moving slowly in on this Japanese flathead gave me the reward I wanted. The light reflecting around his eye.
votes: 13
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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This little guy, about 3 mm high was hanging out within t... by Ed Whiting
This little guy, about 3 mm high was hanging out within the sea grass, hard to spot, but harder still was the shrimp, which I did not see until I had the image on my computer...Small World.
votes: 14
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date posted posted: Monday, February 17, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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