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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Atlantic (South) (10)

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By Steven Anderson
posted Friday, March 31, 2006
69 votes

Tiger shark swims overhead
By Becky Kagan
posted Monday, March 30, 2009
63 votes

Kissing under the ocean. A couple of porcupine fish caught in the act! Taken in 60ft of water at 100ft distance with digital zoom. No wide angle. Turks & Caicos, at dive site called Eel Garden. Nice!
By Thierry Tremblay
posted Tuesday, February 28, 2006
49 votes

Fin Initiation. Just neat to look at.
By Thierry Tremblay
posted Sunday, March 26, 2006
48 votes

Boynton Inlet, Boynton Beach, Florida
Canon 5d, Canon 16-35 F2.8L
By Ruel Tafalla
posted Tuesday, May 13, 2008
47 votes

Grouper at Little Cayman.  Nikon D200, 10.5 lens
By Tom Meyer
posted Thursday, September 4, 2008
47 votes

The photo of this Chrinoid was taken in the Bahamas and I used my DC200 w/ digital strobes.The orange sponges and soft corals make the subject stand out.The photo was taken in 2003.
By Steven Anderson
posted Friday, March 31, 2006
45 votes

This image of the world famous Emma was taken a week ago while diving at Tiger Beach.
By Steven Anderson
posted Saturday, January 9, 2010
43 votes

Meditation
By Thierry Tremblay
posted Tuesday, February 28, 2006
41 votes

This big creature might have an eye on me! This photo of a Caribbean Reef Shark was taken off Nassau last Saturday. No dive trip to the Bahamas would be complete without seeing sharks.
By Steven Anderson
posted Tuesday, June 24, 2008
40 votes
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~ Rainbow Reef ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Rainbow Reef ~
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Lemon snap at Tiger beach by Jim Machinchick
Lemon snap at Tiger beach
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Very cool split shot! Nice capture and well lit frame.
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~ Pure ~
The ocean is filled with amazing creatures. One... by Geo Cloete
~ Pure ~
The ocean is filled with amazing creatures. One of the things that fascinates me the most is the shear magnitude this spans. From the largest animal on the planet down to super macro. (The tube part measures just over 1mm.)
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~ Kiss Me ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Kiss Me ~
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~ Silent ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Silent ~
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~ Burning Issue ~
A stark reminder of the constant threa... by Geo Cloete
~ Burning Issue ~
A stark reminder of the constant thread our oceans are under, be it from pollution, over fishing or poaching. Most of these happens out of sight and for most that means out of mind. We as photographers can change that!
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~ A Closer Look ~
The rhinophores of either the Janolus ... by Geo Cloete
~ A Closer Look ~
The rhinophores of either the Janolus capensis or Janolus longidentatus. I say either as its impossible to tell these two apart unless you seen laying their egg mass.
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~ Eskimos ~
As with just about anything, our judgement o... by Geo Cloete
~ Eskimos ~
As with just about anything, our judgement of it is defined by our perception of it. Once you have shed the perception the media would like you to have about shark, your eyes open & you can appreciate their beauty and expressions.
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~ Follow Us ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Follow Us ~
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~ Promises ~
With winter fast approaching Cape Town, div... by Geo Cloete
~ Promises ~
With winter fast approaching Cape Town, diving will be moving from the Atlantic side to False Bay. With our first taste of what the winter might hold this past Sunday, it should come as no surprise that we welcome winter with open arms.
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~ Frenzy ~
Probably the predators which lights up a bait... by Geo Cloete
~ Frenzy ~
Probably the predators which lights up a bait ball with the most energy, both visually and audibly are these Cape Gannets. Their skills see them hunting down to at least the 12-15m range.Truly an awesome spectacle to witness.
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~ So Close yet So Far ~
Dreams...dreams do can come true... by Geo Cloete
~ So Close yet So Far ~
Dreams...dreams do can come true, but it requires hard work. And then when your dream does come true, you will enjoy that wonderful feeling of living in a dream.
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~ Tugged In ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Tugged In ~
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~ Under the African Sun ~

In celebration of #earthday ... by Geo Cloete
~ Under the African Sun ~
In celebration of #earthday My interpretation of our #blue #planet from outer space with the #sun rising in the #east
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~ Dream Like ~
And a dream come true, being up close wit... by Geo Cloete
~ Dream Like ~
And a dream come true, being up close with a pod of five Orcas first thing in the morning.
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Cuttlefish showing a nice tentacle display. by Michael James Sealey
Cuttlefish showing a nice tentacle display.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 9, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Atlantic (South) Spain
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~ Positive and Negative Space ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Positive and Negative Space ~
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~ Octo Tango ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Octo Tango ~
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~ Solar Eclipse ~
A rarity for land lovers, but for dive... by Geo Cloete
~ Solar Eclipse ~
A rarity for land lovers, but for divers something we get to see on a regular basis smile
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~ Dreamlike ~
These Dusky dolphins are generally rather ... by Geo Cloete
~ Dreamlike ~
These Dusky dolphins are generally rather shy, but once in a while you will get a few curious ones who would make your day and spend some time with you. Love Them!
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~ The Gauntlet ~
I simply love dive sites with interesti... by Geo Cloete
~ The Gauntlet ~
I simply love dive sites with interesting topography. Its kind of like being in mountainous terrain, only you can "fly" where ever you would like to go with little effort.
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 22, 2015
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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~ Mako Monday ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Mako Monday ~
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~ Just a Rock Lobster ~
Beauty might be in the eye of th... by Geo Cloete
~ Just a Rock Lobster ~
Beauty might be in the eye of the beholder, but it sure as daylight is all around us. Often all that is required, is to slow down and take another look at something we take for grant.
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~ Puple Lady ~
The common name for this nudibranch in Ca... by Geo Cloete
~ Puple Lady ~
The common name for this nudibranch in Cape Town is Purple Lady. I wanted to created a scene with the "lady" walking down a street lit boulevard at night and used the bokeh and the colours of the reef for this.
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~ Welcome to My Fortress ~
Spotted gully shark at home i... by Geo Cloete
~ Welcome to My Fortress ~
Spotted gully shark at home in its wall to wall padded hide-out.
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~ Liquid Force ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Liquid Force ~
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~ For the Architect in me ~
One of the challenges I love... by Geo Cloete
~ For the Architect in me ~
One of the challenges I love about wildlife photography is the fact that you can't simply ask your models to pose like this or like. But with enough studying & perfect timing you can capture moments which seems so.
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