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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From South Africa (7)

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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

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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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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~ Medusa's deadly heads ~ by Arne Gething
~ Medusa's deadly heads ~
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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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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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~ 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
2 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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~ Eye Spy ~
Juvenile Smooth Skin Scorpion fish.
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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.
4 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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~ 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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~ Rock Steady ~ by Arne Gething
~ Rock Steady ~
4 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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~ 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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~ All Roads Leads to Rome ~
3 Votes
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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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Marginella, Blousteen dive Site, Gordon's Bay - South Africa. Canon 7dmkii, Canon 60mm macro lense, 2 x Sea & Sea YS-D1 strobes.
8 Votes
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Hotlips Spider Crab on Sinuous Sea Fan. Canon 7dmkii, Canon 60mm macro lense, 2 x YS D1 Strobes
1 Votes
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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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"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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~ 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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~ Living Colour ~
6 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
9 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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Blue Shark, photographed off Cape Point, South Africa. Canon 7dmkii, Tokina 10 - 17mm fisheye behind compact dome port. 2 x Sea & Sea YS-D1 strobes
9 Votes
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Close up shot of a pipefish with my new inon macro lenses... by Kerri Keet
Close up shot of a pipefish with my new inon macro lenses. Not an easy shot to get as they move around quite a bit.
3 Votes
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~ Navigating the Maze ~
8 Votes
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~ Snuggle Up ~
11 Votes
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~ Silver Tip ~
8 Votes
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~ Personalities ~
5 Votes
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Trumpetfish posing for the camera on 2 mile reef, Sodwana by Kerri Keet
Trumpetfish posing for the camera on 2 mile reef, Sodwana
5 Votes
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Tiny Smoothskin Scorpion Fish, Ark Rock, Simon's Town South Africa. The first I've ever seen in 16 years of diving! Not often seen. Canon 7dmkii, 60mm macro lense, Retra LSD snoot
10 Votes
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