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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From South Africa (10)

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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

clinid
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

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

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

A gas flame nudibranch or may be two
By Peet Van Eeden
posted Sunday, February 12, 2012
57 votes
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Gold Fish
This super klipfish was very inquisitive about my snoot and spent a lot of time following me around the dive site. Canon 7dmkii, Canon 60mm macro lense, Retra LSD
4 Votes
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~ Eye Spy ~
Juvenile Smooth Skin Scorpion fish.
3 Votes
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Hotlips Spider Crab on Sinuous Sea Fan. Canon 7dmkii, Canon 60mm macro lense, 2 x YS D1 Strobes
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Feeding time...Sodwana Bay was full of Bait fish and the ... by Kenneth Hicks
Feeding time...Sodwana Bay was full of Bait fish and the king fish came in to enjoy a good breakfast.
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: South Africa
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~ Welcome Home ~
As if arriving at the entrance to this reef, it instantly made me feel at home and invited to explore it further.
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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~ Swimming Up the One Way ~
One of the anchors at Whittle Rock. Its believed that it belonged to the East Indiaman ship the Euphrates, which struck the pinnacle in 1810. On record its the only ship to have sunk at Whittle Rock.
6 Votes
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Intelligence
Common Octopus at Long Beach, Simon's Town, sits patiently as I take a photo - observing me with his intelligent eyes. Canon 7dmkii, 60mm macro, Retra LSD
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Atlantic (African coastal) South Africa
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I took this picture with a fish eye lens, was very lucky ... by Kenneth Hicks
I took this picture with a fish eye lens, was very lucky he allowed me to come so close in.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 5, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: South Africa
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Silvertip Nudibranch with eggs feeding on hydroids, with a tiny marginella and amphipod hitching a ride feeding on its eggs.
10 Votes
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~ Clam Eyes ~
 by Arne Gething
~ Clam Eyes ~
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, June 6, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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~ Rock Steady ~ by Arne Gething
~ Rock Steady ~
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 31, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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~ Silky Smooth ~
The lovely Blue Shark looking beautiful as ever.

12 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 28, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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~ Got My Stripes ~
The characteristic 7 gills of the Sevengill shark nicely displayed on this sizable female.
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20 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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Around we go by Kenneth Hicks
Around we go
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, June 6, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: South Africa
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~ Into the light ~
Taken on Photographers reef in False ... by Arne Gething
~ Into the light ~
Taken on Photographers reef in False Bay, Cape Town. Canon 7DMII, Nauticam, Snoot
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, May 30, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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~ Living Colour ~
6 Votes
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Jewels
Snooted image of strawberry anemones at Roman Rock Dive Site in Simon's Town, South Africa. Canon 7dmkii, 60mm macro, Retra LSD
17 Votes
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~ Helicopter Mom ~
Blenny on eggs - False Bay, Cape Town... by Arne Gething
~ Helicopter Mom ~
Blenny on eggs - False Bay, Cape Town
Canon 7DMKII, Nautical Housing, Snoot
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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Marginella, Blousteen dive Site, Gordon's Bay - South Africa. Canon 7dmkii, Canon 60mm macro lense, 2 x Sea & Sea YS-D1 strobes.
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~ Pushing the Limits ~
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~ Going for Gold ~
Which in this case was my strobe smile
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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"Gin & Tonic"
Thought I would pop this one on quickly, that based on the preferred poison for this afternoon wink
22 Votes
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~ Wide Open ~
Cape Towns wide angle options are just as ... by Arne Gething
~ Wide Open ~
Cape Towns wide angle options are just as endless as its macro.
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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~ Medusa's deadly heads ~ by Arne Gething
~ Medusa's deadly heads ~
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 5, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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~ All Roads Leads to Rome ~
3 Votes
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Gasflame
A vibrant gasflame nudibranch at Noble Reef, Gordon's Bay. Canon 7dmkii, 60mm macro lense with +7 dioptre, 2 x Sea & Sea YS-D1 strobes
10 Votes
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Basket Star
A huge basket star rests on a sinuous sea fan at Drop Zone Dive Site in Gordon's Bay. Canon 7dmkii, Canon 60mm lense,
13 Votes
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