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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From South Africa (7)

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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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Juvenile cuttlefish on Hakskeen Reef in Hermanus - RSA
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 30, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Atlantic (African coastal) South Africa
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Juvenile cuttlefish - Hakskeen Reef - Hermanus
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 30, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Atlantic South Africa
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Sardine Run, getting into the mix..
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To witness such a beautiful scene and still be able to create excellent composition and snap the photo at exactly the right moment - that's what UW photography is all about!
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 28, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Visiting the "Dentists"
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21 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 24, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Fish posing in a "window" on the wreck of the SAS Pieterm... by Kerri Keet
Fish posing in a "window" on the wreck of the SAS Pietermaritzburg
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 24, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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I have a special fascination for toilets underwater and t... by Kerri Keet
I have a special fascination for toilets underwater and to my delight this weekend, I discovered that two toilets are now visible on the wreck of the SAS Pietermaritzburg!
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 23, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Angelfish by Kerri Keet
Angelfish
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Beautiful temperate water garden surrounding an old barge... by Kerri Keet
Beautiful temperate water garden surrounding an old barge wreck
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 18, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Artificial Reef made from someone's lost shoe! by Kerri Keet
Artificial Reef made from someone's lost shoe!
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 17, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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~ Last Glowing Ember ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Last Glowing Ember ~
7 Votes
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~ Unicorn ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Unicorn ~
6 Votes
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Diver exploring an old wreck of a barge just off one of o... by Kerri Keet
Diver exploring an old wreck of a barge just off one of our beaches
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date posted posted: Monday, August 15, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Oceanic Black Tip encounter with a macro lens
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 10, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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~ Easy Meal ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Easy Meal ~
18 Votes
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~ Grab It ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Grab It ~
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~ Strawberry Fields ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Strawberry Fields ~
10 Votes
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Whaaaaaz uuup!!!!
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25 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 7, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic South Africa
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Mr Potato and his little friends.
17 Votes
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~ Lazy Sunday Afternoon ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Lazy Sunday Afternoon ~
20 Votes
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~ Sweet Dream ~

How many of us haven't dreamed of sail... by Geo Cloete
~ Sweet Dream ~
How many of us haven't dreamed of sailing away to explore the far reaches of the ocean.
11 Votes
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Potato Bass - Cathedral - Aliwal Shoal
12 Votes
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Twins
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9 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 31, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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"Ok"
Another attempt at a sunset "BT" image that is kinda ok.....
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15 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 31, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Got my eye on you - Blacktips - Aliwal Shoal
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 31, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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~ Boxed In ~
This photo illustrates the three dimensiona... by Geo Cloete
~ Boxed In ~
This photo illustrates the three dimensional cage the sharks formed around the school of fish. The large number of sharks and boxing the fish in like that made escape impossible.
6 Votes
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Blacktip sharks - Aliwal Shoal - South Africa
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 27, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Puffer using an urchin to hide
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 25, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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