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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The South China Sea (6)

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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

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

Fire
By Paul Ng
posted Wednesday, November 16, 2011
63 votes

Turtle
By Caroline Istas
posted Wednesday, April 1, 2009
62 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The South China Sea

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Point Break ... ! Chevron Barracuda - Sphyraena qenie. Sa... by Stefan Follows
Point Break ... ! Chevron Barracuda - Sphyraena qenie. Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso200-f5.6-1/160-SliverEfex
14 Votes
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Keep on moving by Jun V Lao
Keep on moving
2 Votes
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"Like all dreamers, I mistook disenchantment for truth." ... by Stefan Follows
"Like all dreamers, I mistook disenchantment for truth." Jean-Paul Sartre. Koh Wao Noi, Ang Thong, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso800-f8-1/80
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16 Votes
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Pano stiched wreck,  a laborious process of correcting 8 ... by Jun V Lao
Pano stiched wreck, a laborious process of correcting 8 fisheye photos then stitching them together. what makes this wreck special is its intact and can be found just an hour away from Anilao Batangas or can be accessed by shore entry via Bauan, 30M
17 Votes
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That moment when ... ! Whale Shark - Rhincodon typus. Sai... by Stefan Follows
That moment when ... ! Whale Shark - Rhincodon typus. Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso200-f13-1/125
8 Votes
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Super Freak ... ! Sea Spider - Anoplodactylus sp. Chalokl... by Stefan Follows
Super Freak ... ! Sea Spider - Anoplodactylus sp. Chaloklum, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/250-f8-iso100-UCL165-H2oToolsx2 -Inon D2000x2
4 Votes
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Subject : Mashimaro 
How : Im using Close focus enabled ... by Marcus Yee
Subject : Mashimaro
How : Im using Close focus enabled mode to capture it =)
When : Oct 2014
Where : Tioman Island Malaysia
Kit : Sony T-900, Marine Pack, Internal Flash
2 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, November 8, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Space Invaders ... ! Big thanks to Celine and Ellie. Sail... by Stefan Follows
Space Invaders ... ! Big thanks to Celine and Ellie. Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso400-f11-1/250-Inon D2000x2
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, November 8, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: South China Sea Thailand
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Go home Nudi ... your drunk ... ! Nudibranch - Chromodori... by Stefan Follows
Go home Nudi ... your drunk ... ! Nudibranch - Chromodoris mandapamensis. Samran, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/250-f18-iso100-Inon D2000x2
10 Votes
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Subject : Jelly Jelly
How : Im using Close focus enabled... by Marcus Yee
Subject : Jelly Jelly
How : Im using Close focus enabled mode to capture it =)
When : Oct 2014
Where : Tioman Island Malaysia
Kit : Sony T-900, Marine Pack, Internal Flash
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, November 7, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Back the ____ Up ... ! Raggy Scorpianfish - Scorpaenopsis... by Stefan Follows
Back the ____ Up ... ! Raggy Scorpianfish - Scorpaenopsis venosa. Chaloklum, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/250-f2.8-iso100-Inon D2000x2
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 6, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: South China Sea Thailand
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Subject : Exoptata
How : Im using Close focus enabled mo... by Marcus Yee
Subject : Exoptata
How : Im using Close focus enabled mode to capture it =)
When : Oct 2014
Where : Tioman Island Malaysia
Kit : Sony T-900, Marine Pack, Internal Flash
2 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 6, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Open Wide ... ! Cup Coral - Tubastraea coccinea. Sail Roc... by Stefan Follows
Open Wide ... ! Cup Coral - Tubastraea coccinea. Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/250-f2.8-iso100-Inon D2000x2
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 6, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: South China Sea Thailand
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Subject : Serpent Nudi
How : Im using Close focus enable... by Marcus Yee
Subject : Serpent Nudi
How : Im using Close focus enabled mode to capture it =)
When : Aug 2014
Where : Tioman Island Malaysia
Kit : Sony T-900, Marine Pack, Internal Flash
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 5, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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“Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible t... by Stefan Follows
“Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” Lewis Carroll. Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso400-f11-1/250-SilverEfex
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24 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 5, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: South China Sea Thailand
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“You used to be much more..."muchier." You've lost your m... by Stefan Follows
“You used to be much more..."muchier." You've lost your muchness.” Lewis Carroll. Nudibranch - Phidiana militaris. Chaloklum, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/160-f16-iso100-Inon D2000
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 5, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Thailand
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Subject : Nembrotha kubaryana
How : Im using Close focus... by Marcus Yee
Subject : Nembrotha kubaryana
How : Im using Close focus enabled mode to capture it =)
When : Oct 2014
Where : Tioman Island Malaysia
Kit : Sony T-900, Marine Pack, Internal Flash
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 4, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Dangler ... ! Sea Pen Shrimp - Latreutes sp. Chaloklum, T... by Stefan Follows
Dangler ... ! Sea Pen Shrimp - Latreutes sp. Chaloklum, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/160-f2.8-iso200-Inon D2000- -Inon UCL165-H2oToolsx2
6 Votes
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Spellbound ... ! Crown of Thorns - Ancanthaster planci. K... by Stefan Follows
Spellbound ... ! Crown of Thorns - Ancanthaster planci. Koh Ma, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/250-f2.8-iso100-Inon D2000-Inon UCL 165-H2o Tools+5x2
18 Votes
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Ample II. Not sure which I prefer, this or the colour ver... by Stefan Follows
Ample II. Not sure which I prefer, this or the colour version? What do you think? Whale Shark - Rhincodon typus. Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso200-f18-1/250-SilverEfex
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23 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, November 1, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: South China Sea Thailand
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All That Glitters ... !Smoothtailed Trevally - Selaroides... by Stefan Follows
All That Glitters ... !Smoothtailed Trevally - Selaroides leptolepis. Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso250-f8-1/160-Inon D2000x2
9 Votes
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T H R E E - O F - T H E M
2 Trumpetfish (Aulostomus macu... by Irwin Ang
T H R E E - O F - T H E M
2 Trumpetfish (Aulostomus maculatus)
1 Painted frogfish (Antennarius pictus)
Anilao, Philippines. October 2014
P/S: Try find out the frogfish
10 Votes
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woooooooshhh ... ! Chevron Barracuda - Sphyraena qenie. S... by Stefan Follows
woooooooshhh ... ! Chevron Barracuda - Sphyraena qenie. Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso800-f3.5-1/125
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Brilliant shot , you can almost feel them swim.
17 Votes
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G O B Y - S U N B U R S T  
Bryaninops (commonly known a... by Irwin Ang
G O B Y - S U N B U R S T
Bryaninops (commonly known as sea whip gobies)
Anilao, Philippines. October 2014
13 Votes
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H E A R T - S T A R
Apo Island, Cebu. Philippines 2014 by Irwin Ang
H E A R T - S T A R
Apo Island, Cebu. Philippines 2014
9 Votes
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Tower of Power ... ! Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8m... by Stefan Follows
Tower of Power ... ! Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso400-f3.5-1/125
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 28, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: South China Sea Thailand
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B L U E - W A T E R 
Sumilon Island, Cebu. Philippines 2014 by Irwin Ang
B L U E - W A T E R
Sumilon Island, Cebu. Philippines 2014
12 Votes
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