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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

Ray of light
By Pietro Cremone
posted Monday, March 19, 2012
56 votes

APOCALYPSE
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Tuesday, September 23, 2014
56 votes
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'Following The Leader' - Horse eye jacks swim over the stern of the Kittiwake off the coast of Grand Cayman
9 Votes
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"Starfish And Water Droplet"
Starfish over-under photograph. Look closely: a drop of water is frozen as it bounces off the surface of the water!
No Photoshop.
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11 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, November 12, 2016
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Levels"
The Kittiwake, a playground for divers and fish... by Chase Darnell
"Levels"
The Kittiwake, a playground for divers and fish alike.
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, November 11, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Dive In - a brightly clad diver takes a giant stride in to join fellow photographers in Little Cayman.
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 10, 2016
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Robin Bateman
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"Morning Commute"
Diving the Kittiwake first thing in th... by Chase Darnell
"Morning Commute"
Diving the Kittiwake first thing in the morning is always a treat. Beat the crowds, the Jacks are cruising and the light is beautiful.
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 10, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Gaudy clown crab on top of a vase sponge
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 9, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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We were in a photo class in the midst of a tropical depression and unable to dive the Bloody Bay Wall in Little Cayman - so we shot macro on the south side. Was lucky neough to find this solitary hydroid on the end of a coral!
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 7, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Turtle In The Sunlight"
Rays of late-day sun illuminate a resting green sea turtle.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 7, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Sparkling Breaths"
A Green Turtle surfaces for a breath... by Chase Darnell
"Sparkling Breaths"
A Green Turtle surfaces for a breather in the early morning light.
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"Skybill Silhouette"
I have been trying to have a day a ... by Chase Darnell
"Skybill Silhouette"
I have been trying to have a day a week were a shoot "Bare Neccesities" this of course is just a fancy phrase for natural light, but it has been awesome to free up the mind with flash settings once in awhile and focus on comp...
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"Squid In High Key"
I spent about 1 1/2 hrs with some playful squid on a shallow shore dive. I pointed my camera straight up under the squid against the sky & intentionally overexposed the sun to blow out the sky & leave just the squid as subject.
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 31, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Follow the Leader"
Nothing like a game of tag with some... by Chase Darnell
"Follow the Leader"
Nothing like a game of tag with some friendly Spotted Eagle Rays.
12 Votes
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"Pretty Shell"
A beautiful Green Sea Turtle cruises the ... by Chase Darnell
"Pretty Shell"
A beautiful Green Sea Turtle cruises the turtle grass fields just off of Spotts Beach, Grand Cayman.
15 Votes
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"Spinning Sponges"
The sponge in the foreground is illuminated by my strobes, while the ones in the background spin! No Photoshop.
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 27, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Sandy and the Jacks"
Large Southern Stingray along the ... by Chase Darnell
"Sandy and the Jacks"
Large Southern Stingray along the sandy bottom of Stingray City dive site accompanied by some fish back up.
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"Christmas Texture"
Christmas tree worms in a beautiful shade of orange, contrasting nicely against charcoal-colored coral! Texture achieved by shooting with a single strobe.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 22, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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'It's Raining Squid' - Two Caribbean reef squid in the shallow waters of Grand Cayman during a rain storm
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7 Votes
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"Take a Breath"
A Hawksbill Turtle starts a breath up to... by Chase Darnell
"Take a Breath"
A Hawksbill Turtle starts a breath up to prepare for the next dive.
9 Votes
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"Going Down"
A Hawksbill Turtle decends towards the reef. by Chase Darnell
"Going Down"
A Hawksbill Turtle decends towards the reef.
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 20, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Wrap Around"
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 20, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"In the shadows"
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 20, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Porthole Frame"
A diver is framed through a porthole on the bridge of the USS-Kittiwake. The room this photo was taken in is painted, its bright colors coming out with my twin strobes.
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 16, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Glowing Skeleton"
A skeleton shrimp photographed with my Nightsea fluorescence kit, causing it to glow!
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 13, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Framed"
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"The Furnace"
Deep in the decks of the Kittiwake I found... by Chase Darnell
"The Furnace"
Deep in the decks of the Kittiwake I found this object that I thought to be a stove. To create this glow, I detached my focus light and gently placed it inside.
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15 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 10, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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I found this starfish climbing over mangrove tree roots. Once it got near the surface of the water, I was able to frame the photograph I wanted: both the over-under view, as well as the reflection of the starfish on the surface of the water.
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18 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 8, 2016
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Full Extension"
A large Hawksbill Turtle extends his fi... by Chase Darnell
"Full Extension"
A large Hawksbill Turtle extends his fins way out to create as much momentum for his dive as possible.
13 Votes
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