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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Caribbean Sea (2)

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We were finishing our dive; as we turned to swim to our exit, we noticed several large lionfish emerging from the coral looking for dinner. I was able to wait long enough for the lionfish to smile at me and wave my buddy into place before surfacing.
By Ken Schneider
posted Wednesday, December 7, 2011
154 votes

Nikon d700,17mm,ISO 200, f14, 1/160sec. We were at 30ft, when I first noticed movement below me. Slowly, I turned around, inching along the sand hoping for a clear shot. This ray set off a storm, leaving me cleaning the sand out of my gear.
By Ken Schneider
posted Thursday, December 8, 2011
116 votes

I loved all these colorful corols and a single big eyed!
By Talih Tinay
posted Tuesday, March 7, 2006
95 votes

Sea Turtle, just about crashing into Camera housing dome.
By Holly Heffner
posted Sunday, September 3, 2006
93 votes

We swam with this big guy for almost an hour. He brushed up against me several times. It is believed he was hit by the ferry boat. You can see the scars on his back and a tear in the dorsal fin...Photo was taken with no strobe, Olympus 4040
By Holly Heffner
posted Tuesday, July 25, 2006
91 votes

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

Queen Angel of the Deep
By Steven Daniel
posted Wednesday, January 7, 2009
90 votes

This picture was taken in Bonaire on a site called Andrea II.  It was taken with a Canon G9.  Settings were 1/60 @ F8
By Don Robillard
posted Saturday, April 4, 2009
90 votes

Green Turtle in Akumal,Mexico
By Steven Daniel
posted Saturday, December 30, 2006
87 votes

Diver Drifting on the a Cozumel drift dive
By Steven Daniel
posted Monday, January 12, 2009
86 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Caribbean Sea

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"The Beehive"
A sponge hangs out from a steep wall as divers pass overhead. If you look closely, you can see an arrow crab peeking out over the edge of the sponge.
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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it's not much, but it's a home. Caribbean longarm Octopus by Arun Madisetti
it's not much, but it's a home. Caribbean longarm Octopus
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i know they're becoming overdone, but its what i do for a... by Arun Madisetti
i know they're becoming overdone, but its what i do for a living not bucket list. taken as usual under permit
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The Reef Sharks of the Bahamas get big and keep the reefs... by Steven Anderson
The Reef Sharks of the Bahamas get big and keep the reefs that surround the chain of islands healthy!This one was hungry at dusk!
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date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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A couple of Peppermint shrimp hide away in a beautiful purple vase sponge!
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Large Nurse shark at the end of the dive, had to take a c... by Jerry Stinnett
Large Nurse shark at the end of the dive, had to take a couple minutes of deco time to get down to take the shot. Beautiful 7' Nurse.
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date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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Bluffing - this octo was trying to scare us away.
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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A friendly Lettuce Leaf Sea Slug - Elysia crispata
I love their Eye Spots!
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Amazing Surface reflection by Lenroy Muir
Amazing Surface reflection
6 Votes
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Jamaica
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'The Lizard King'
Synodus intermedius, St Lucia 
Olympu... by Henley Spiers
'The Lizard King'
Synodus intermedius, St Lucia
Olympus OMD-EM5 in Nauticam Housing
Single Sea & Sea YS-D1
F16 1/250 ISO 200
5 Votes
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Spotted Eagle Ray; taking a closer look.
8 Votes
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Face to face
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Puerto Rico
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Underwater Dream in Mexico by Erik Shenko
Underwater Dream in Mexico
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'Squid Turns Zebra'
Caribbean Reef Squid (Sepioteuthis s... by Henley Spiers
'Squid Turns Zebra'
Caribbean Reef Squid (Sepioteuthis sepioidea), St Lucia
Courtship ritual - male goes 'zebra' coloured whilst competing with other males.
10 Votes
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Tiger Shark by Hakan Basar
Tiger Shark
7 Votes
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date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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"Always In Pairs" When I'm diving, I've always noticed the blue Hamlets in pairs.
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"Frozen, So You Won't See Me" part of my Underwater Surrealism series. Flounders barely move and are "frozen" in hopes predators will not see them
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Cenote Trash the dress. Flying bride and groom in mexican... by Erik Shenko
Cenote Trash the dress. Flying bride and groom in mexican cenote.
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date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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We were diving the wreck of the Tibbetts for a photo course and I loved seeing all the focus as I was ascending ... truly a wonderful sight.
9 Votes
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Costasiella kuroshimae
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date posted posted: (This month)
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Puerto Rico
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Blending in......
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Spotted Drum Intermediate (Equetus punctatus), St Lucia 
... by Henley Spiers
Spotted Drum Intermediate (Equetus punctatus), St Lucia
Olympus OMD-EM5 with Nautical housing
Single Sea & Sea YS-D1 strobe
f11 1/250 ISO 200
3 Votes
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A Blenny smiled
9 Votes
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date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Puerto Rico
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Lemon Rays
A lemon shark glides through the sun rays off the coast of Grand Bahama.
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Spinyhead Blenny (Acanthemblemaria spinosa), St Lucia
Ol... by Henley Spiers
Spinyhead Blenny (Acanthemblemaria spinosa), St Lucia
Olympus OMD-EM5 Nauticam housing
Olympus 60mm with Sea & Sea YS-D1 strobe
f16 1/250 ISO 200
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After the Rain
Lemon sharks congregate at the surface under a rainbow off the coast of Grand Bahama.
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Eye of a yellow spotted filefish using the Remski Cuttlef... by Arun Madisetti
Eye of a yellow spotted filefish using the Remski Cuttlefish ringflash.
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