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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Australia (5)

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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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Fiddler ray eye close-up by Gaetano Gargiulo
Fiddler ray eye close-up
27 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 7, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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A weedy seadragon. Endemic to the southern coastlines of Australia and truly beautiful to see and photograph.
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 6, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Hippocampus by Theo Robotis
Hippocampus
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 5, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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Smooth Stingray, (One of the largest stingrays in the wor... by Christopher Jansen
Smooth Stingray, (One of the largest stingrays in the world) came flying over a reef. Only had time to get a few shots off before ducking out of the way.
Taken with a Canon 70D, Tokina 10-17mm and Inon strobes
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 4, 2014
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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Natural lighting in a pool with a black weighted back cloth.
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21 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 3, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Australia
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Peeling back the liquid layers... I wish I had gills
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 3, 2014
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Scuba diving on the HMAS Swan, Dunsborough, WA by Rachel Bartlett
Scuba diving on the HMAS Swan, Dunsborough, WA
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This shot is of my husband whilst we were snorkelling on ... by Rachel Bartlett
This shot is of my husband whilst we were snorkelling on Rottnest Island, Western Australia. I used a GoPro camera to take the shot.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 1, 2014
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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black and white sea horse. :) Happy new year! by Chloé Marechal
black and white sea horse. smile Happy new year!
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 30, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Beautiful colours to be seen on the posts of Portsea Pier, Victoria.
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 30, 2013
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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Clam Mantle Manipulated Great Barrier Reef at Osprey by Hunter Smith
Clam Mantle Manipulated Great Barrier Reef at Osprey
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The anatomy of a breaking wave. This image shows the vortices of energy released as a wave breaks. The vortices last a tiny fraction of a second before the whole wave collapses into a foam ball.
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 26, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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This was my partner Laurens first go at underwater modelling. We didn't really plan the pose I just asked her to swim in front of the camera and do something nice.... she did something beautiful! Shot in natural light and a black background.
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 26, 2013
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Australia
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Nudibranchs "courting" on a post under Portsea pier. Taken with Panasonic FT3 with Ikelite housing, natural lighting.
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 26, 2013
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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Freediving 10m deep using 5dmark1 with 17-40mm. Local res... by Ronald Brear
Freediving 10m deep using 5dmark1 with 17-40mm. Local resident grey nurse shark.
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 23, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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A "turtibranch" - cross between a turtle and a nudibranch"" by Brian Pool
A "turtibranch" - cross between a turtle and a nudibranch""
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 22, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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I recently designed and built my own 18" diameter "super dome" specifically for over/under photography so I could get the entire image sharp from water split line to sea bed and horizon. This was my first test shoot a few days ago at sunrise.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 19, 2013
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Makes you want a swim? The clarity at Jervis Bay Australia can be magnificent in the correct conditions. Low tide sand ripples.
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 18, 2013
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Red Waratah Anemones. What I really love about over/under photographs is that it gives the underwater element a sense of place. For the viewer it marries the underwater environment with our own familiar world. It links the unknown with the known.
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Beautiful alien out and about at Julian Rocks, Byron Bay by Brian Pool
Beautiful alien out and about at Julian Rocks, Byron Bay
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 14, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Leafy Seadragon... by Federico Betti
Leafy Seadragon...
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 27, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Australia
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'pompom' nudis that I've never seen before, creating more... by Brian Pool
'pompom' nudis that I've never seen before, creating more little "pompoms" so everyone may see more in the future!
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 24, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Luminescent nudi laying eggs (i think?) by Brian Pool
Luminescent nudi laying eggs (i think?)
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, November 23, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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"Selfie" with Grey Nurse
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, November 15, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Scribbled Doriopsilla (Doriopsilla miniata) and friend
Julian Rocks, Byron Bay, Australia
Nikon D7000 Nikkor 60mm with Kenko 1.4x TC
Ikelite DS161
ISO 100, f22, 1/320th
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, November 15, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Seahorse
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 14, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Grey Nurse Shark with Stainless long line hook
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 13, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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