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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Australia (8)

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2017

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Leafy Sea Dragon (Fetzendrachenfisch) , Australia - South Australia - Kangaroo Island
By Ralf Levc
posted Saturday, May 20, 2006
109 votes

Estuarine Cod and Cleaner Wrasse. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 50D & Tokina 10-17
By Ross Gudgeon
posted Friday, June 12, 2009
90 votes

A Golden Weedfish (Cristiceps aurantiacus).

Taken at Shelly Beach in Sydney, Australia. 

Using a Nikon D300 sea & sea housing and dual ys250s. f/8 1/250s
By Melissa Fiene
posted Wednesday, June 10, 2009
77 votes

Cuttlefish at Bare Island. Sydney, Australia
By Ken Thongpila
posted Monday, July 20, 2009
74 votes


By Brian Mayes
posted Wednesday, April 7, 2010
73 votes

Happy Valentine's Day!  : )
By Doug Anderson
posted Thursday, February 14, 2008
71 votes

Turtle in the Coral Sea.
By Karen Dillabough
posted Friday, June 12, 2009
71 votes

Giant cuttle, Kurnell
By Doug Anderson
posted Tuesday, June 10, 2008
70 votes

Pteraeolidia ianthina, Sydney
By Doug Anderson
posted Monday, February 4, 2008
69 votes

Chromodoris splendida, Bare Island
By Doug Anderson
posted Wednesday, April 9, 2008
68 votes
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The Daily pygmy... this time I had to wait over 50min in ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
The Daily pygmy... this time I had to wait over 50min in the surge before that she got brave enough to get out of the weed...
9 Votes
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I stacked two wet lenses to make this portrait of pygmy p... by Gaetano Gargiulo
I stacked two wet lenses to make this portrait of pygmy pipe-horse fish
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Mu mum said I am beautiful!!! by Gaetano Gargiulo
Mu mum said I am beautiful!!!
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leafy frontal shot by Gaetano Gargiulo
leafy frontal shot
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sea dragon sketch by Gaetano Gargiulo
sea dragon sketch
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green is the new black!!! I just enhanced the natural col... by Gaetano Gargiulo
green is the new black!!! I just enhanced the natural color of the water to obtain this green backdrop
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Diving in the sun... very murky water and few friendly dr... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Diving in the sun... very murky water and few friendly dragons...
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"Natural Colors" just the background is been manipulated ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"Natural Colors" just the background is been manipulated (minimally) to remove almost all of the colors and leave it neutral so the dragons stands out in its natural colors
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Not much manipulation required. I have uploaded the one w... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Not much manipulation required. I have uploaded the one with the original water color as well so you can compare. I just used the curve tool on the already burnt sun burst and then dodged a bit the rest of the water around the dragon...
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Dance into the light...
The vis dropped to less than 1m ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Dance into the light...
The vis dropped to less than 1m during the dive.so I made use of the milky white water to achieve clear background. Minimal PS involved, just the curve tool. Also no fiddling I just waited for the surge to bring it to me!!!
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"lost into the blue" the dragon was swimming in the curre... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"lost into the blue" the dragon was swimming in the current and pushed by the surge. careful position of myself under the boulders allowed me to take this shot into the blue...
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Vis was bad to start with then deteriorated during the di... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Vis was bad to start with then deteriorated during the dive to below 1m... but hey I finally got to see the leafy!!! shot taken in the surge
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The background is natural. The clear tone is given by the... by Gaetano Gargiulo
The background is natural. The clear tone is given by the water column and the far away rocks. I waited > 10minutes to take this shot as the little fellow was moving between the weed to hunt small crustaceans
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Pelican by the sea Port Stevens New South Wales by Debra Cahill
Pelican by the sea Port Stevens New South Wales
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Picture of the camouflaged head of a wobbegong shak by David Bond
Picture of the camouflaged head of a wobbegong shak
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Great Barracuda of 5 feet ! by Dominic Dallaire
Great Barracuda of 5 feet !
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Again to obtain the white background I used one of the st... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Again to obtain the white background I used one of the strobes to illuminate the reflective sand. I then completed the job with PS
10 Votes
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Purple Dragon Pipeline Pt Stevens NSW by Debra Cahill
Purple Dragon Pipeline Pt Stevens NSW
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 9, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
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Shark cleaning station at Asho's Gap, Ningaloo Reef.
Visibility was not great and a did switch of the strobe
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Goatfish Pipeline Pt Stevens NSW by Debra Cahill
Goatfish Pipeline Pt Stevens NSW
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 2, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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A curious Dwarf Minke Whale looking at me ! by Dominic Dallaire
A curious Dwarf Minke Whale looking at me !
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A shy Dwarf Minke Whale swimming in clear blue water ! by Dominic Dallaire
A shy Dwarf Minke Whale swimming in clear blue water !
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After my second dive of the day, I snorkeled around the r... by Tiffanie Pucillo
After my second dive of the day, I snorkeled around the reef a bit before having to go back to the boat. Found this cool rock and coral mound just below the surface. Shot with my Canon 60D, Tamron 10-24mm, and Ikelite housing.
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Full Octo-moon This time my reverse ring macro toy did no... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Full Octo-moon This time my reverse ring macro toy did not worked as I expected. But...
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Pineapple Fish Little Beach Pt Stevens by Debra Cahill
Pineapple Fish Little Beach Pt Stevens
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 23, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
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Grey reef shark photographed at Osprey Reef in April 2016. by Roxana Mclennan
Grey reef shark photographed at Osprey Reef in April 2016.
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I have been called on assignment: depict the emotion of a... by Gaetano Gargiulo
I have been called on assignment: depict the emotion of a shark dive at Manly aquarium, so I wanted to depict the emotion of facing a "friendly" sand tiger shark. This pic is taken diving in the large shark enclosure
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 16, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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