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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From South Africa (9)

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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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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From South Africa

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Superstar
A beautiful, unidentified star fish photographed at Blousteen in Gordon's Bay, South Africa
10 Votes
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Chromodoris magnifica nudibranch by Kerri Keet
Chromodoris magnifica nudibranch
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Coral rockcod behind a curtain of glass fish by Kerri Keet
Coral rockcod behind a curtain of glass fish
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~ Beautifully shy ~
Snoot, Canon 7DmkII, 60mm by Arne Gething
~ Beautifully shy ~
Snoot, Canon 7DmkII, 60mm
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 12, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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Hiking in the Cederberg by Collen Burrows
Hiking in the Cederberg
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, June 11, 2016
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: African Lakes South Africa
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My first seahorse ever, such a special sighting! There we... by Kerri Keet
My first seahorse ever, such a special sighting! There were a couple of them scattered around the reef, they seemed to enjoy the cooler temperatures at the bottom.
8 Votes
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~ Sleek Lines ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Sleek Lines ~
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, June 10, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Mozambique Channel South Africa
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Blacktails in Kelp forest by Collen Burrows
Blacktails in Kelp forest
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 9, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Atlantic (African coastal) South Africa
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A large Hairy Yellow Hermit crab peers at me from under h... by Kerri Keet
A large Hairy Yellow Hermit crab peers at me from under his massive shell.
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~ Burning Flame ~
Close up of the Gasflame nudibranch's cerata.
11 Votes
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Scorpion fish hides while divers look for critters on the... by Kerri Keet
Scorpion fish hides while divers look for critters on the reef
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Wonderland of light and shadows. If you are quiet and pat... by Collen Burrows
Wonderland of light and shadows. If you are quiet and patient enough, mysterious creatures come out to play
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~ A Life Less Ordinary ~
In celebration of #WorldOceansDay #2016 #NatGeoOceansDay #MissionBlue
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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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~ 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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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
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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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Jewels
Snooted image of strawberry anemones at Roman Rock Dive Site in Simon's Town, South Africa. Canon 7dmkii, 60mm macro, Retra LSD
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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
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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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~ Pushing the Limits ~
7 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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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 ~
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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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
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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~ 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.
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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