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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From South Africa (41)

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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

ready for a teeth job
By Dray Van Beeck
posted Wednesday, February 18, 2009
57 votes

Little starfish taken on seal rock, a diving point close to Gansbaai - South Africa
By Daniela Waltrick
posted Friday, May 18, 2007
56 votes
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Amphiprion allardi (twobar anemone fish) eggs by Louwrens De Lange
Amphiprion allardi (twobar anemone fish) eggs
votes: 12
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 15, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Hitching a ride.Saw this nudi free swimming,tried to let ... by Louwrens De Lange
Hitching a ride.Saw this nudi free swimming,tried to let it rest on my camera housing but it preferred my hand instead where it stayed for 15 minutes
votes: 18
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date posted posted: Friday, July 11, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Don't touch my anemone! by Louwrens De Lange
Don't touch my anemone!
votes: 15
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 8, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Grace of the sea  by Garth Whittaker
Grace of the sea
votes: 23
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 1, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: South Africa
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What big eyes you have whats for supper tonight. by Garth Whittaker
What big eyes you have whats for supper tonight.
votes: 16
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Christmas decoraction with little choclates. by Garth Whittaker
Christmas decoraction with little choclates.
votes: 23
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a gas flame nudibranch (Bonisa nakaza) wallowing amongst ... by Geoff Spiby
a gas flame nudibranch (Bonisa nakaza) wallowing amongst the red chested sea cucumbers. Taken yesterday in False Bay Cape Town (Nikon D-200 and 105 macro lens)
votes: 16
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 29, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Atlantic (African coastal) South Africa
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exploring the kelp forests of Cape Town by Geoff Spiby
exploring the kelp forests of Cape Town
votes: 25
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date posted posted: Friday, June 27, 2008
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Atlantic (African coastal) South Africa
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Another clam mouth by Louwrens De Lange
Another clam mouth
votes: 23
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 26, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Marbled anemone crab busy siphoning and eating by Louwrens De Lange
Marbled anemone crab busy siphoning and eating
votes: 20
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date posted posted: Monday, June 23, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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scary moment by Geoff Spiby
scary moment

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You guys down in South Africa like to play with the big boys!
votes: 27
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 22, 2008
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Leminda millecra taken at Gasmic Reef, Port Elizabeth, du... by Anthony Wooldridge
Leminda millecra taken at Gasmic Reef, Port Elizabeth, during the recent Dive festival Hosted by wildside divers. Taken with a canon S570 ISO100 f2.6 1./60
votes: 9
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date posted posted: Friday, June 20, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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A close up of a basket star, taken at Chelsea North in Po... by Anthony Wooldridge
A close up of a basket star, taken at Chelsea North in Port Elizabeth using a Canon S570is, ISO100 f2.6 1/60.
votes: 24
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 18, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Clam mouth (I hope) by Louwrens De Lange
Clam mouth (I hope)
votes: 11
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 17, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Carpet anemone commensal shrimp by Louwrens De Lange
Carpet anemone commensal shrimp
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votes: 26
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date posted posted: Friday, June 13, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Sardine Run by Sergiy Glushchenko
Sardine Run
votes: 7
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 11, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Whip coral commensal shrimp by Louwrens De Lange
Whip coral commensal shrimp
votes: 12
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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A  very rare sight, an albino basket star, taken at gasmi... by Anthony Wooldridge
A very rare sight, an albino basket star, taken at gasmic reef in Port Elizabeth with a Canon S570is. ISO100 f2.6 1/60
votes: 13
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date posted posted: Monday, June 9, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Very hard to get a photo of these as they are extremely shy by Louwrens De Lange
Very hard to get a photo of these as they are extremely shy
votes: 11
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 5, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Tambja capensis, False bay Cape Town by Geoff Spiby
Tambja capensis, False bay Cape Town
votes: 15
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 4, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Atlantic (African coastal) South Africa
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east coast rock lobster, Aliwal Shoal, South Africa by Geoff Spiby
east coast rock lobster, Aliwal Shoal, South Africa
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votes: 23
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 3, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Two Silver nudibranches mating, you can see the one on th... by Anthony Wooldridge
Two Silver nudibranches mating, you can see the one on the right starting to lay eggs, Taken at Gasmic Reef in Port Elizabeth with a Canon S570is. ISO100 F2.6 1/60
votes: 14
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 3, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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AMPHIPOD by Tony Makin
AMPHIPOD
votes: 16
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Manta Ray taken at Sodwana Bay, South Africa on Bikini reef. by Paul Hunter
Manta Ray taken at Sodwana Bay, South Africa on Bikini reef.
votes: 7
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A close up of a feather duster worm taken at Moonie 3 in ... by Anthony Wooldridge
A close up of a feather duster worm taken at Moonie 3 in Port Elizabeth, Canon S570is ISO100 F2.6 1/60
votes: 7
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 28, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Point and shoot camera by Louwrens De Lange
Point and shoot camera
votes: 22
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date posted posted: Monday, May 26, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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A Gas Flame Nudibranch taken at Moonie 3 reef in Port Eli... by Anthony Wooldridge
A Gas Flame Nudibranch taken at Moonie 3 reef in Port Elizabeth. ISO100 f2.6 1/60 on a Canon S570is

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Editor's Comment
Port Elizabeth is getting a high rating in our dive site database, no wonder with subjects like this
votes: 44
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