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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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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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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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Whip Coral Goby taken on the Nebo, Aliwal Shoal. Came out a little different with some really basic changes!
51 Votes
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Cleaning time....
27 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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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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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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Free
62 Votes
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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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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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Raggie, Aliwal Shaol, Cathederal.
47 Votes
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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-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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Frogfish close-up.....
31 Votes
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sardines run by Sergiy Glushchenko
sardines run
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 5, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Whoops.......Run Forest Run.....only joking...pretty awesome sight though....
29 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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tiger shark dive off umkomass,durban,south africa by Parvin Dabas
tiger shark dive off umkomass,durban,south africa
41 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 10, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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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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Honeycombe taken with Sony W17 C.D.C. and external flash in Sodwana Bay.
21 Votes
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A small warrior, very agressive defending its home!! by Victor Tabernero
A small warrior, very agressive defending its home!!
50 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 9, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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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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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Giant Reef Ray. Almost 1,90m disk diameter!!! by Victor Tabernero
Giant Reef Ray. Almost 1,90m disk diameter!!!
31 Votes
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mirror image-snorkelling in Cape Town by Geoff Spiby
mirror image-snorkelling in Cape Town
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19 Votes
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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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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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Cape rock lobster by Geoff Spiby
Cape rock lobster
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 11, 2008
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Atlantic (African coastal) South Africa
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