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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Cayman islands (3)

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

Southern Stringray
By Steven Daniel
posted Thursday, December 28, 2006
85 votes

Last year I posted a jawfish with eggs that were about to hatch. This is the same jawfish shot a few days earlier just after the eggs were laid. From Little Cayman Island. Nikon D200 with 105mm lens.
By Jim Chambers
posted Friday, April 18, 2008
75 votes

- Crossways - Tarpon hunting Silversides. This is an image I've been striving for, for over a year now....
By Nina Baxa
posted Monday, October 20, 2014
71 votes

Stingrays at Sandbar, Grand Cayman
By Pietro Cremone
posted Tuesday, March 6, 2012
67 votes

Southern Stingrays cruising over a shallow sand bar to the North of Grand Cayman.  The split is part photoshop manipulated to correct some dome splashing in the heavy swell.
By Paul Colley
posted Wednesday, February 23, 2011
62 votes

Tarpon entering grotto at dawn

During daytime silversides hide in caverns, swim-throughs, grottos and wrecks. As dawn settles the predators follow them.
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Monday, July 1, 2013
59 votes

Freediver meets Eagle Ray
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Sunday, December 15, 2013
58 votes

APOCALYPSE
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Tuesday, September 23, 2014
56 votes

Ray of light
By Pietro Cremone
posted Monday, March 19, 2012
56 votes
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"Turtle Wave"
By getting out in front of a turtle you gi... by Chase Darnell
"Turtle Wave"
By getting out in front of a turtle you give it the choice to either swim around you or simply just keep swimming. I find calm breathing and nice subtle movements encourage great encounters.
12 Votes
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"High Low'
The always graceful movements of Southern Sti... by Chase Darnell
"High Low'
The always graceful movements of Southern Stingrays are awesome to watch, experience, and photograph.
11 Votes
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"Loggerhead Youngster"
This is by far the smallest Logge... by Chase Darnell
"Loggerhead Youngster"
This is by far the smallest Loggerhead Turtle I have encountered while diving. That being said he still probably had a fin span of around 4 1/2 ft. meaning he wasn't actually that small.
9 Votes
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The Wreck & the Jacks
19 Votes
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Face Off
12 Votes
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"Colorful Corner"
This is an out cropping on the dive si... by Chase Darnell
"Colorful Corner"
This is an out cropping on the dive site, Orange Canyon. When we find ourselves here with a slight current there is a clear boost in the amount of fish taking the opportunity to feed in the near water moving past.
7 Votes
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Kittiwake by Tina Norris
Kittiwake
8 Votes
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"School N Scatter"
I love finding schools of jacks in sh... by Chase Darnell
"School N Scatter"
I love finding schools of jacks in shallow water. Combining the texture on the surface, and using all the ambient light always bring together some pleasing images.
6 Votes
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"Making the Rounds"
Just on the edge of the sandbar wher... by Chase Darnell
"Making the Rounds"
Just on the edge of the sandbar where it starts getting deeper their seems to be a Stingray super highway. Making their rounds until the come up into the shallows again.
13 Votes
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Bloody Bay, Canon G16 by Tom Poff
Bloody Bay, Canon G16
7 Votes
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Sea Turtle Reflection by Tina Norris
Sea Turtle Reflection
11 Votes
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"Framed"
A flamingo tongue cowrie framed by the branches of a gorgonian. I pushed myself to create a unique photograph: lined up the cowrie thru the branches, positioned my strobes for backlight & used high shutter speed to black the background.
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Treasured Conditions"
Looking up from 120 ft. at Ghost ... by Chase Darnell
"Treasured Conditions"
Looking up from 120 ft. at Ghost Mountain and it was as crystal clear as I ever seen the water here. The diver is at about 15ft enjoying some of the best conditions I have ever experienced during February.
10 Votes
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I've been developing a lighting technique, and I thought the mermaid statue at Sunset House would be a perfect subject to employ it. I'm pleased with the result 😀 No Photoshop.
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 23, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Blenny missing a few cirri
22 Votes
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Big Daddy of the Reef
21 Votes
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"Latticework"
A juvenile trumpetfish is backlit as it hides in a gorgonian. I carefully placed my strobes to achieve this effect.
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 19, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Ascension"
A green sea turtle ascends into sunbeams in late evening light.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Fin to Fin Traffic"
Horse Eyed Jacks playing follow the... by Chase Darnell
"Fin to Fin Traffic"
Horse Eyed Jacks playing follow the leader around the reef.
10 Votes
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"Documentation"
It's nice to interact with other photogr... by Chase Darnell
"Documentation"
It's nice to interact with other photographers underwater. Creating nice "behind the scenes" type photos. Behind every image their is a photographer.
17 Votes
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"Vibrant"
A beautifully colored scene down the wall and ... by Chase Darnell
"Vibrant"
A beautifully colored scene down the wall and the anemone right out in the open allowing me to get super close for composition.
14 Votes
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"Hermit Crab In Slow Motion"
Ambient light and a slow shutter speed blurs the background, while strobe light freezes a hermit crab sitting on the edge of a purple vase sponge.
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 9, 2017
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Sunny Ray"
The clarity and lighting out at the Sandbar ... by Chase Darnell
"Sunny Ray"
The clarity and lighting out at the Sandbar is always killer.
16 Votes
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"Sand Traveler"
Spotted Eagle Rays spend a lot of time c... by Chase Darnell
"Sand Traveler"
Spotted Eagle Rays spend a lot of time cruising near the sandy bottom in search of food.
9 Votes
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"Grass Lands"
It's no wonder that the Green Turtles are ... by Chase Darnell
"Grass Lands"
It's no wonder that the Green Turtles are always hanging out at Spotts Beach.
4 Votes
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Sharpnose Puffer by Lindsey Mobley
Sharpnose Puffer
7 Votes
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"Water Flower"
Elk Horn Coral is very vulnerable to stor... by Chase Darnell
"Water Flower"
Elk Horn Coral is very vulnerable to storm surge and swell, but lucky for us they always find a way to keep reaching for the sun.
8 Votes
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