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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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The best imitation I have ever seen of Donatello...the Ninja turtle!
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 1, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Huge Potato Bass with Diver in the back ground taken with Sony W17 C.D.C. using ambient light.
29 Votes
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nosediving great white shark by Geoff Spiby
nosediving great white shark
23 Votes
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Mellow Yellow

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an unusal stcked shoal Allen - I'm guessing they were hovering in a current?
28 Votes
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great white...they kept pulling the tuna head away as the... by Parvin Dabas
great white...they kept pulling the tuna head away as they're not allowed to feed
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date posted posted: Friday, September 26, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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blacktip.natural light using magic filter. by Parvin Dabas
blacktip.natural light using magic filter.
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 24, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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Ragged tooth shark in Aliwal Shoal east coast. by Justin Barker
Ragged tooth shark in Aliwal Shoal east coast.
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 24, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Sardines Run-2008 by Sergiy Glushchenko
Sardines Run-2008
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Cleaning time....
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Whale Shark  off Sodwana  free diving. by Justin Barker
Whale Shark off Sodwana free diving.
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Black Tips
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 22, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Orange blenny.They are quite long when free swimmng,head ... by Louwrens De Lange
Orange blenny.They are quite long when free swimmng,head probably about 10% of body length
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 22, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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black tips by Parvin Dabas
black tips
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 21, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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Whoops.......Run Forest Run.....only joking...pretty awesome sight though....
29 Votes
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enter the dragon by Parvin Dabas
enter the dragon
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 19, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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Mushroom Coral Close-up by Victor Tabernero
Mushroom Coral Close-up

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nice newbie abstract
36 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 18, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Nebo, Bow Section - Just an awesome dive for panoramic Shots, this one was taken with ambient light only
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 18, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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black-cheeked moray eyeing his lunch
Rocktail Bay, South... by Geoff Spiby
black-cheeked moray eyeing his lunch
Rocktail Bay, South Africa
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 18, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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blacktip with snorkeller by Parvin Dabas
blacktip with snorkeller
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 17, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Sure way of improving your breath hold ability....
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 17, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Taken on Aliwal Shoal, just ones of those shots I think really worked...(Taken with Sony W17 C.D.C.)
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We think it works too Allen - a nice compact shoal
48 Votes
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Honeycomb Moray big, big, big!!! by Victor Tabernero
Honeycomb Moray big, big, big!!!
37 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 15, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Honeycombe taken with Sony W17 C.D.C. and external flash in Sodwana Bay.
21 Votes
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Giant Reef Ray. Almost 1,90m disk diameter!!! by Victor Tabernero
Giant Reef Ray. Almost 1,90m disk diameter!!!
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clinid in a rockpool
False Bay
Cape Town by Geoff Spiby
clinid in a rockpool
False Bay
Cape Town
33 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 14, 2008
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Atlantic (African coastal) South Africa
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Frogfish close-up.....
31 Votes
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Raggie, Aliwal Shaol, Cathederal.
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