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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From South Africa (11)

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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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~ Colourful Alien ~
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Two Yellow (Cubic) boxfish swimming in almost a mirror image in a pocket on Rooneys, Sodwana
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found thsi almost transparent littel fish in the weeds at the end of a dive on Rooneys, Sodwana. I initially thought it was a pipe fish but is was too small to see. Only when processing the pictures, could I see that it was a small trumpetfish.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 10, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Painted face
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date posted posted: Monday, February 29, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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~ The Beauty of Detail ~
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 18, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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A Durban Dancer shrimp mounting a Honeycomb eel fro soem spa treatment. Roonies reef, Sodwana Bay
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date posted posted: Monday, February 8, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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I was recovering from a shooting a whip coral goby in a strenuous position when I saw this interaction just a bit above me. The Angelfish kept returning even when the wrasse was nipping it a bit painfully from time to time.
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 28, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Facial- I needed a yellow mouthed eel to replace a bungled shot in my portfolio for the Sodwana Shootout 2015 on the last day. Found this one with two minutes dive time left
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 18, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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The beautiful coastline of Kommetjie as one looks back towards Chapmans peak
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Golden Blennie, a beautiful little fish.
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 6, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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~ Switched On ~
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I love the way that light changes the scene underwater from a drab blue grey to these contrasting bright colours. Horseshoe Hawkfish in coral
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 25, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Blacktop with Remora Sidekicks - Aliwal Shoal- South Africa by Gemma Dry
Blacktop with Remora Sidekicks - Aliwal Shoal- South Africa
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 9, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Two Clown triggerfish getting a bit territorial and chasing past a surprised surgeonfish.
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 3, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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A blue ribbon eel shouting at me to keep my distance.
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, February 22, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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A Dutoiti Dottyback (Pseudochromis dutoiti) . One of the benefits of using a 100mm macro lens instead of the shorter 60mm, one can take shots of the more skittish species too.
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Oceanic Black Tip backlight by Marco Calvani
Oceanic Black Tip backlight
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 3, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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A golden Nembrotha, Nembrotha aurea on Hotspots reef.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, February 26, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Reef Busy-ness
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date posted posted: Monday, February 15, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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African Chromodoris, Sodwana B ay
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 7, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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~ Candle Light ~
#Worldwildlifeday
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~ Jet Propulsion ~
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 24, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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Hot Lips!  Potato Bass - Aliwal Shoal - South Africa by Gemma Dry
Hot Lips! Potato Bass - Aliwal Shoal - South Africa
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~ Tubular Bells ~
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Nosestripe anemonefish or skunk clownfish
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 25, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Shot off Scottburgh in the region of Aliwal Shoal in blue water while diving with ScubaXcursions.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 9, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
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Blacktip - Aliwal Shoal - South Africa by Gemma Dry
Blacktip - Aliwal Shoal - South Africa
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Fantastic capture of this Blacktip. Nice shot Gemma!
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 4, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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