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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From South Africa (4)

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This shot was taken during this years annual sardine migration. I had removed my strobes due to the backscatter and forgot to add weight, i was sat on the surface whilst my friends were seeing an awesome ball below, i was lucky to nail this shot.
By Paul Cowell
posted Monday, August 9, 2010
96 votes

Female Tiger Shark,natural light, what an awesome animal!
By Roger Horrocks
posted Monday, March 6, 2006
79 votes

Amazing dolphin pod action in this years sardine run.
By Paul Cowell
posted Tuesday, August 10, 2010
76 votes

clinid
Nikon F-100 with 60mm macro lens
By Geoff Spiby
posted Thursday, June 11, 2009
72 votes

free diver and cameraman at about 15 m's with a beauty of a tiger shark at Umkomaas South Africa. Taken with a Nikonos V and a 15 mm lens
By Fiona Ayerst
posted Monday, March 27, 2006
67 votes

Free
By Allen Walker
posted Tuesday, September 9, 2008
62 votes

Black Tip shark, pictured at Aliwal shoal, whilst on a tiger shark dive
By Paul Cowell
posted Saturday, August 14, 2010
62 votes

Whooohooo!
By Allen Walker
posted Tuesday, March 22, 2011
62 votes

A Perfect Sunset
By Allen Walker
posted Wednesday, January 29, 2014
58 votes

ready for a teeth job
By Dray Van Beeck
posted Wednesday, February 18, 2009
57 votes
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"Cutting Edge"
It took a while to get this image and now that I have it, it has become one of my favourites, not just because it looks cool, but the amount of effort that went into capturing it. Everything has to come together when shooting por...
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Mako magic
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date posted posted: Monday, October 20, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: South Africa
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Unexpected model. Photographing blue sharks off south africa
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Stranded by Peet J Van Eeden
Stranded
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7 gill shark in the kelp forest
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 19, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic South Africa
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happy shark in kelp forest
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date posted posted: Friday, October 17, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Let's go swimming !
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 12, 2014
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Raoul Caprez
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Dangerous Playmate by Peet J Van Eeden
Dangerous Playmate
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Sodwana bay south africa by Gordon Allison
Sodwana bay south africa
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date posted posted: Monday, September 15, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Blue shark and diver off Cape Point, South Africa. by Phil Wills
Blue shark and diver off Cape Point, South Africa.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 10, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic (African coastal) South Africa
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Bottlenose dolphin
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 9, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Gang Song
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Oceanic blacktip, Aliwal shoal, South Africa by Phil Wills
Oceanic blacktip, Aliwal shoal, South Africa
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Trinity
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 5, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: South Africa
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Oceanic blacktip, Aliwal shoal, South Africa by Phil Wills
Oceanic blacktip, Aliwal shoal, South Africa
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 3, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Mozambique Channel South Africa
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A short story.
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 3, 2014
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Arabian Sea South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Mehmet Salih Bilal
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Wingman
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Oceanic blacktip. Aliwal Shoal, South Africa. Canon 7D, s... by Phil Wills
Oceanic blacktip. Aliwal Shoal, South Africa. Canon 7D, sigma 8-16mm, Nauticam housing, Sea & Sea YS-D1 strobes
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South Africa Gannet
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26 Votes
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Oceanic blacktip and followers. Aliwal Shoal, South Afric... by Phil Wills
Oceanic blacktip and followers. Aliwal Shoal, South Africa. May 2014
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Blue shark taken off Cape point, South Africa, May 2014 i... by Phil Wills
Blue shark taken off Cape point, South Africa, May 2014 in freeezing cold water.
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Oceanic blacktips taken at Aliwal Shoal, South Africa clo... by Phil Wills
Oceanic blacktips taken at Aliwal Shoal, South Africa close to the surface using a Canon 7D, Sigma 8-16mm lens and natural light Av f5.6
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Mozambique Channel South Africa
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Oceanic blacktips taken on Aliwal shoal, South Africa Apr... by Phil Wills
Oceanic blacktips taken on Aliwal shoal, South Africa April 2014. Taken on a Canon 7D, Sigma 8-16mm lens, 2 Sea & Sea YS -D1 strobes.
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Dolphins under the boat
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perfect shape
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perfect shape
Sardine in the mouth
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Dolphins in action! We love this!
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Diving Gannet
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