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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2016

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This shot was taken during this years annual sardine migration. I had removed my strobes due to the backscatter and forgot to add weight, i was sat on the surface whilst my friends were seeing an awesome ball below, i was lucky to nail this shot.
By Paul Cowell
posted Monday, August 9, 2010
96 votes

Female Tiger Shark,natural light, what an awesome animal!
By Roger Horrocks
posted Monday, March 6, 2006
79 votes

Amazing dolphin pod action in this years sardine run.
By Paul Cowell
posted Tuesday, August 10, 2010
76 votes

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Nikon F-100 with 60mm macro lens
By Geoff Spiby
posted Thursday, June 11, 2009
72 votes

free diver and cameraman at about 15 m's with a beauty of a tiger shark at Umkomaas South Africa. Taken with a Nikonos V and a 15 mm lens
By Fiona Ayerst
posted Monday, March 27, 2006
67 votes

Free
By Allen Walker
posted Tuesday, September 9, 2008
62 votes

Black Tip shark, pictured at Aliwal shoal, whilst on a tiger shark dive
By Paul Cowell
posted Saturday, August 14, 2010
62 votes

Whooohooo!
By Allen Walker
posted Tuesday, March 22, 2011
62 votes

A Perfect Sunset
By Allen Walker
posted Wednesday, January 29, 2014
58 votes

ready for a teeth job
By Dray Van Beeck
posted Wednesday, February 18, 2009
57 votes
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~ Stripey...We are being Followed ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Stripey...We are being Followed ~
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date posted posted: 08:15 CST Today (9 hours ago)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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~ Butterfly ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Butterfly ~
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~ Full Speed Turn ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Full Speed Turn ~
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~ Deep Blue ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Deep Blue ~
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date posted posted: Yesterday
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: South Africa
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~ Eye Contact ~ by Geo Cloete
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~ Waiting in Line ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Waiting in Line ~
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I took some sunset shots from the water but the visibilit... by Kerri Keet
I took some sunset shots from the water but the visibility wasn't great... as I got out, I noticed that the tide had dropped low enough for me to hop into a rock pool and get some interesting sundown shots!
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Curiosity

This young white shark was incredibly curiou... by Chris Perkins
Curiosity
This young white shark was incredibly curious about my camera in the water. Every pass it made it came up and gaped in front of it, trying to grab it in it's mouth to figure out what my camera was.
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Raggy tooth shark, taken at the 'Cathedral' South Africa. by Kris Davies
Raggy tooth shark, taken at the 'Cathedral' South Africa.
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Close encounter with an Oceanic Blacktip Shark at Aliwal ... by Kerri Keet
Close encounter with an Oceanic Blacktip Shark at Aliwal Shoal, South Africa
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Oceanic Blacktip Shark admiring his reflection in my dome by Kerri Keet
Oceanic Blacktip Shark admiring his reflection in my dome
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A perfect picture highlighting the benign nature of shark... by Kerri Keet
A perfect picture highlighting the benign nature of sharks. The diver wasn't even aware that he wasn't the center of attraction in the shot, until the shark swam in between us.
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Beautifully fluorescent anemone by Kerri Keet
Beautifully fluorescent anemone
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Shy sharks glow green under fluorescent photography light... by Kerri Keet
Shy sharks glow green under fluorescent photography lighting. It was really great to watch these green sharks swimming around on the sandy bottom.
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Wide Open

I had the camera on the end of a pole for th... by Chris Perkins
Wide Open
I had the camera on the end of a pole for this one. After many failed attempts and near misses, everything aligned - I got the right shark, the right angle, the right camera depth, and the right timing - and I ended up with this beauty.
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Amazing capture! Timing is everything...
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~ Hope Spot ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Hope Spot ~
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~ Gaudi ~ by Geo Cloete
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~ Warp Speed ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Warp Speed ~
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Sea swallows are pelagic nudibranchs which feed on blue b... by Kerri Keet
Sea swallows are pelagic nudibranchs which feed on blue bottles out in the open ocean. They are therefore rarely spotted along the coast so I am a very lucky photographer indeed! Occasionally strong winds can blow them shore wards with blue bottles.
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The face of a warrior- The Sumo Crab by Peet J Van Eeden
The face of a warrior- The Sumo Crab
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Celebrating Jellyfish Day with this photo taken in Simon'... by Kerri Keet
Celebrating Jellyfish Day with this photo taken in Simon's Town, Cape Town earlier this year.
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Sea Slug Day celebrated with a yellow gasflame nudibranch by Kerri Keet
Sea Slug Day celebrated with a yellow gasflame nudibranch
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I celebrated Sea Slug Day on Saturday by shooting macro f... by Kerri Keet
I celebrated Sea Slug Day on Saturday by shooting macro for a change. We have LOADS of nudibranchs in Cape Town, all different shapes, colours and sizes. Here is an example of a gasflame nudibranch, named as its cerata resemble flames of gas light
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date posted posted: Monday, October 31, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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The other side of a walking anemone. A species unique to ... by Peet J Van Eeden
The other side of a walking anemone. A species unique to the Cape Peninsula of South Africa
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 29, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Walking sea anemone a rare and unique species of the Cape... by Peet J Van Eeden
Walking sea anemone a rare and unique species of the Cape Peninsula South Africa
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date posted posted: Friday, October 28, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Schooling fish surrounding us on a dusk dive in Cape Town by Kerri Keet
Schooling fish surrounding us on a dusk dive in Cape Town
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~ The Feast ~ by Geo Cloete
~ The Feast ~
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 22, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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