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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From South Africa (4)

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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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~ Weekend Dream ~
 by Geo Cloete
~ Weekend Dream ~
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 7, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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~ Time Warp ~
Seven-gill Sharks are considered the oldes... by Geo Cloete
~ Time Warp ~
Seven-gill Sharks are considered the oldest living shark specie around. This makes a dive with them in the kelp forest so much more special as it feels like you have been transported to another place and time!
Spin created at capture.
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date posted posted: Friday, March 6, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic (African coastal) South Africa
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~ The Quick and The Dead ~
While lining up a shot of a s... by Geo Cloete
~ The Quick and The Dead ~
While lining up a shot of a school of fish when from behind me a Cuttlefish shot pass to grab one of the fish.
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~ Helping Hand ~
Diver descending on the wreck of the Bo... by Geo Cloete
~ Helping Hand ~
Diver descending on the wreck of the Boss 400. The ship wrecked at Duiker point, close to Sandy Bay, after the tow rope snapped. Part of the ship still protrude above the waterline and that is what is visible in the background.
9 Votes
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Blacktails mobbing the area, a South African version of the Fiji Shark Dive damsels!!!
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Cathedral is a favourite spot for the Raggies of Aliwal Shoal to hang out, these ladies have been here way to long and I suspect they may not be leaving till the next season passes.
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Perfect framing and dramatic lighting, as well as an excellent expression on the shark! Awesome photo.
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 22, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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"Home"
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19 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 19, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Juvenile Octopus in Hermanus South Africa by Leon Van Zijl
Juvenile Octopus in Hermanus South Africa
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, February 9, 2015
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Atlantic (African coastal) South Africa
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Kelp forest South Africa
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 5, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic South Africa
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"Fly Over"
A raggie cooly glides over my head, what an intimidating, but oh so cool feeling!!!!!
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 4, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Good morning world
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The rock pool by Peet J Van Eeden
The rock pool
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 1, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Atlantic South Africa
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Dreamscape
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22 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 26, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic South Africa
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Mako shark
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 25, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic South Africa
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Cape of Storms by Peet J Van Eeden
Cape of Storms
7 Votes
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7 gill shark in Simonstown South Africa
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 12, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic South Africa
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Sandy anemones by Peet J Van Eeden
Sandy anemones
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Gorgeous Gorgonian by Peet J Van Eeden
Gorgeous Gorgonian
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 7, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Anemone on Rietfontein reef in Hermanus by Leon Van Zijl
Anemone on Rietfontein reef in Hermanus
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 6, 2015
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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Diver's view of a lighthouse by Peet J Van Eeden
Diver's view of a lighthouse
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The tidal pool by Peet J Van Eeden
The tidal pool
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 1, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: South Africa
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Candy stripes by Peet J Van Eeden
Candy stripes
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 30, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Atlantic (African coastal) South Africa
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Shades of pink in a noble cold water coral by Peet J Van Eeden
Shades of pink in a noble cold water coral
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 29, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Atlantic (African coastal) South Africa
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Christmas Tree by Peet J Van Eeden
Christmas Tree
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 21, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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A shy shark ...
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 9, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic South Africa
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The Cave of Vulcan Rock by Peet J Van Eeden
The Cave of Vulcan Rock
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 27, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Atlantic (African coastal) South Africa
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Stairway to heaven by Peet J Van Eeden
Stairway to heaven
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