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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Caribbean Sea (8)

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We were finishing our dive; as we turned to swim to our exit, we noticed several large lionfish emerging from the coral looking for dinner. I was able to wait long enough for the lionfish to smile at me and wave my buddy into place before surfacing.
By Ken Schneider
posted Wednesday, December 7, 2011
154 votes

Nikon d700,17mm,ISO 200, f14, 1/160sec. We were at 30ft, when I first noticed movement below me. Slowly, I turned around, inching along the sand hoping for a clear shot. This ray set off a storm, leaving me cleaning the sand out of my gear.
By Ken Schneider
posted Thursday, December 8, 2011
116 votes

I loved all these colorful corols and a single big eyed!
By Talih Tinay
posted Tuesday, March 7, 2006
95 votes

Sea Turtle, just about crashing into Camera housing dome.
By Holly Heffner
posted Sunday, September 3, 2006
93 votes

We swam with this big guy for almost an hour. He brushed up against me several times. It is believed he was hit by the ferry boat. You can see the scars on his back and a tear in the dorsal fin...Photo was taken with no strobe, Olympus 4040
By Holly Heffner
posted Tuesday, July 25, 2006
91 votes

White spotted File fish in the Orange phase
By Steven Daniel
posted Monday, December 18, 2006
90 votes

Queen Angel of the Deep
By Steven Daniel
posted Wednesday, January 7, 2009
90 votes

This picture was taken in Bonaire on a site called Andrea II.  It was taken with a Canon G9.  Settings were 1/60 @ F8
By Don Robillard
posted Saturday, April 4, 2009
90 votes

Green Turtle in Akumal,Mexico
By Steven Daniel
posted Saturday, December 30, 2006
87 votes

Diver Drifting on the a Cozumel drift dive
By Steven Daniel
posted Monday, January 12, 2009
86 votes
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"This Is My Home" part of my Underwater Surrealism series. Sailfin Blennys are very territorial and when approached near their homes, they come out and flare up their sailfin.
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Green tips and purple tips...looks like they need a hair brush!
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 27, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea United States
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Sleeping giants. Pod of sleeping Sperm whale, taken under... by Arun Madisetti
Sleeping giants. Pod of sleeping Sperm whale, taken under permit.
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Reef Squid
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date posted posted: Monday, January 26, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominica
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"Moon Dance" Part of my Underwater Surrealism series. Moon Jellyfish dancing in the night sky.
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bumblebee shrimp on sea cucumber Nikon 50 macro, Ike hous... by Arun Madisetti
bumblebee shrimp on sea cucumber Nikon 50 macro, Ike housing, D90.
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date posted posted: Monday, January 26, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominica
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Inside the Kittiwake
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Sea Cucumber....looks like chocolate chips?
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 25, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominica
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Spanish Lobster out for a walk during a night dive.....
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 25, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea United States
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"Illumination" - There are lots of beautiful swim throughs in Cayman, but I wanted to photograph more than just blue light coming through the back. When I came upon this conch shell in one of the swim throughs, I saw the photo I'd been waiting for.

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Excellent use of spot lighting.
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 25, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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My first reef shark 2015 at Guanica, PR.
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 25, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Puerto Rico
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Batfish
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 25, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Puerto Rico
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The Chase: A male Porcupinefish chases a female towards t... by Henley Spiers
The Chase: A male Porcupinefish chases a female towards the surface as part of their mating ritual.
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 25, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Saint Lucia
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Hammerhead Shark curving overhead in Bimini
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 25, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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TTD Session in Cenote by Erik Shenko
TTD Session in Cenote
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 24, 2015
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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"Stingray Sunrise"
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 24, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Underwater photo session in mayan cenote by Erik Shenko
Underwater photo session in mayan cenote
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date posted posted: Friday, January 23, 2015
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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Chain Moray with a chin full of fireworm. SeaLife DC1400 by Arun Madisetti
Chain Moray with a chin full of fireworm. SeaLife DC1400
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date posted posted: Friday, January 23, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominica
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"Choose Your Path"
A coralscape taken on a dive site around the Northwest Side of Grand Cayman. It is not visited often due to weather, so a real treat for conditions like this.
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 22, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Solo Turtle"
A good sized Hawksbill claims his spot along a massive ridge. West Wall, Grand Cayman
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 22, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Mosaic"
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 22, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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With visibility less than ideal for the wreck dive, I dec... by Brian Lasenby
With visibility less than ideal for the wreck dive, I decided to use my 100mm macro rather than a wide angle lens. It paid off when I spotted this Bearded Fireworm on a sea fan.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 20, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
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Reef Octopus on a day-time hunt.....
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Crab with Purple eyes.....
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date posted posted: Monday, January 19, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
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"Suspended"
A Snorkeler prepares to duck under a small wave.
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date posted posted: Monday, January 19, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Glide"
A Hawksbill descends after catching a couple breaths on the surface.
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"The Beehive"
A sponge hangs out from a steep wall as divers pass overhead. If you look closely, you can see an arrow crab peeking out over the edge of the sponge.
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That's a great shot. Nice work on the composition here. Underexposing the background was the key to this image.
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