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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From South Africa (9)

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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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"Bucket List 7"
Finally and thanks to my awesome waterman Emil!
"SSSS" - Sea, Sand, Sun, Shark!!!
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date posted posted: Monday, May 16, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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~ A Dash of Orange ~
Spotted this rather interesting looking comb type jelly whilst diving with Blue sharks and since it had this orange sphere in the center...well what can I say, I love orange smile
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 15, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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Rainbow Eyes by Arne Gething
Rainbow Eyes
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 15, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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Great hair day by Arne Gething
Great hair day
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 14, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Atlantic (African coastal) South Africa
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~ Midnight Blue ~
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~ House of Flying Daggers ~
This setting reminded me on the bamboo forest fighting fighting scene from the above movie.
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Diversity in a Kelp forest by Collen Burrows
Diversity in a Kelp forest
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Surprise moment by Collen Burrows
Surprise moment
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Atlantic (African coastal) South Africa
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~ Golden Eye ~
A very rare find and fascinating looking fish. The Oxeye dory normally lives in deep offshore waters, but this one got swept inshore by strong currents caused by up-welling.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South Africa
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~ Gelato ~
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Welcome to the jungle by Collen Burrows
Welcome to the jungle
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location: Seaforth Beach south of Cape.Pic takenwith my R... by Collen Burrows
location: Seaforth Beach south of Cape.Pic takenwith my Rayne Gold happy snap camera.
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~ Twin Crowned ~
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~ Surge Master ~
The ability of this small Ghost Pipe fish to navigate the surge was nothing short of amazing!
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~ Starry Eyed ~
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~ Charging Through ~
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~ Pastel Palette ~
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~ Rainbow Nation ~
The reefs in Cape Town is teaming with life and richly decorated in all colours of the rainbow. Fitting for the Rainbow Nation
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 26, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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~ Protecting the Little Ones ~
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~ Interlinked ~
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~ Purity ~
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~ The Escape ~
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 21, 2016
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: South Africa
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~ Eat as much as you can buffet ~
A Crystal Jellyfish seemingly trying to prey on as many Moon Jellyfish as what it can find. It has four trapped.
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~ Front Line ~
A Smack of Box Jellyfish amass against a school of fish.
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"Its all in the Eye"
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~ Emerald Forest ~
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 2, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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~ Strawberries and Cream ~
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 2, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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