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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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A "turtibranch" - cross between a turtle and a nudibranch"" by Brian Pool
A "turtibranch" - cross between a turtle and a nudibranch""
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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.
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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.
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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
11 Votes
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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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Grey Nurse Shark and friends. Taken at Julian Rocks, Byron Bay, Australia
22 Votes
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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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Chromodoris splendida, Fly Point
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32 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, November 8, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Eastern Cleaner Clingfish, Kurnell
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28 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 3, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Pteraeolidia ianthina, Bare Island
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28 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 30, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Green Morays, Fly Point
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, October 25, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Freahwater dive at Lake Eacham, Queensland, Australia. Ph... by David Haintz
Freahwater dive at Lake Eacham, Queensland, Australia. Photo taken at 24m.
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 15, 2013
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Australia
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Pteraeolidia ianthina, feeding on tunicate. Kurnell, Botany Bay.
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30 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 7, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Eastern Cleaner Clingfish. Kurnell, Botany Bay
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45 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 6, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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A Grey Nurse Shark at Broughton Island, NSW, Australia. T... by Jim Dodd
A Grey Nurse Shark at Broughton Island, NSW, Australia. Taken with a 60mm macro lens, I was trying something different.
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16 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 6, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Bobtail squids mating...
They are not shy and if you are... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Bobtail squids mating...
They are not shy and if you are lucky enough they come very close to your camera!!! I used a 105 micro-lens for this shot
28 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 29, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Australian Sea Lion, Jurien Bay Western Australia. Had an... by Rebecca Brooks
Australian Sea Lion, Jurien Bay Western Australia. Had an amazing time with them and they were fascinated with my camera! The water is beautiful, crystal clear and turquoise. A magical place.
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Ceratosoma amoenum, Bare Island
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Beautiful colors , perfect focus and DOF, another picture one would love to hang on the wall.
39 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 16, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Great White Shark. Neptune Islands South Australia. by Matt Hutchinson
Great White Shark. Neptune Islands South Australia.
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 27, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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Green Moray, Chowder Bay
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 20, 2013
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date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Ceratosoma amoenum, Chowder Bay
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 14, 2013
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