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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

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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in the foreground by Afflitti Gianluca
in the foreground
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date posted posted: Monday, May 13, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic (African coastal) South Africa
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Rockard taken up close in Sodwana South Africa (My 2nd Ti... by Rob Shepard
Rockard taken up close in Sodwana South Africa (My 2nd Time using a camera underwater)
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 23, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Great White Shark takes seal decoy. by James Mason
Great White Shark takes seal decoy.
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First encounter with an ornate ghost pipefish. So beautiful I decided a portrait would be appropriate.
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date posted posted: Friday, April 5, 2013
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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And then a "tooth and scale" fight began.
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date posted posted: Monday, May 6, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Great White shark makes off with decoy by James Mason
Great White shark makes off with decoy
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On a Shark dive with about twenty Black Tips around when ... by John Miller
On a Shark dive with about twenty Black Tips around when I was lucky to get one of them who had just eaten a black tail fish,
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A pair of yellow-mouthed moray eels.
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38 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 8, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Great Whites love those decoys! by James Mason
Great Whites love those decoys!
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Sodwana bay, great diving by Kenneth Hicks
Sodwana bay, great diving
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Great whites, Gansbaai, Cape Town by Aaron Gekoski
Great whites, Gansbaai, Cape Town
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 3, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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School of Yellow Snapper by Bernard Groenewald
School of Yellow Snapper
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 5, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Over under of a Black tip. Shot taken with a standard Ike... by Kenneth Hicks
Over under of a Black tip. Shot taken with a standard Ikelite housing (No dome port smile )
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Master of my universe by Peet J Van Eeden
Master of my universe
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, April 15, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Atlantic South Africa
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A type of jellyfish, complete with a few tick-like hitch-hikers, I encountered while ascending.
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date posted posted: Friday, May 3, 2013
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Risbecia pulchella cuddling.
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 18, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Geometric moray.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 10, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Oceanic blacktip with pilot fish by Spencer Burrows
Oceanic blacktip with pilot fish
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date posted posted: Monday, May 13, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Taken in Sodwana, by Kenneth Hicks
Taken in Sodwana,
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Reef by Kenneth Hicks
Reef
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 18, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Just checking you out.
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19 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, April 8, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Halequin Shrimp enjoying a starfish snack by Brendon Baines
Halequin Shrimp enjoying a starfish snack
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Three Common Dolphins during the Sardine run on the Natal... by John Miller
Three Common Dolphins during the Sardine run on the Natal South Coast
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 18, 2013
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Klipfish and its home by Peet J Van Eeden
Klipfish and its home
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date posted posted: Monday, April 8, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Blacktip in action D600 by Spencer Burrows
Blacktip in action D600
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, May 3, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: South Africa
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A spring in South Africa, turns into the Marico river eve... by Colin Davis
A spring in South Africa, turns into the Marico river eventually.
Crystal clear water, magical place!
Ikelite housing. 16 meters deep. 24 degrees C.
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 18, 2013
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: South Africa
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Lovely conditions and a special encounter with a potato bass.
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 11, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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