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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Cayman islands

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The annual awards are announced Sunday, February 1, 2015!

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

Southern Stringray
By Steven Daniel
posted Thursday, December 28, 2006
85 votes

Last year I posted a jawfish with eggs that were about to hatch. This is the same jawfish shot a few days earlier just after the eggs were laid. From Little Cayman Island. Nikon D200 with 105mm lens.
By Jim Chambers
posted Friday, April 18, 2008
75 votes

Stingrays at Sandbar, Grand Cayman
By Pietro Cremone
posted Tuesday, March 6, 2012
67 votes

Southern Stingrays cruising over a shallow sand bar to the North of Grand Cayman.  The split is part photoshop manipulated to correct some dome splashing in the heavy swell.
By Paul Colley
posted Wednesday, February 23, 2011
62 votes

ORIGINAL FILE, CONVERTED TO JPEG - Crossways - Tarpon hunting Silversides. This is an image I've been striving for, for over a year now....
By Nina Baxa
posted Monday, October 20, 2014
62 votes

Tarpon entering grotto at dawn

During daytime silversides hide in caverns, swim-throughs, grottos and wrecks. As dawn settles the predators follow them.
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Monday, July 1, 2013
59 votes

Freediver meets Eagle Ray
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Sunday, December 15, 2013
58 votes

Ray of light
By Pietro Cremone
posted Monday, March 19, 2012
56 votes

Shy shrimp deep in tube sponge and lit from behind. Cayman Brac, 40 fsw
By William Goodwin
posted Tuesday, December 7, 2010
54 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Cayman islands

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Inside the Kittiwake
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"Illumination" - There are lots of beautiful swim throughs in Cayman, but I wanted to photograph more than just blue light coming through the back. When I came upon this conch shell in one of the swim throughs, I saw the photo I'd been waiting for.
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date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Stingray Sunrise"
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date posted posted: (3 days ago)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Choose Your Path"
A coralscape taken on a dive site around the Northwest Side of Grand Cayman. It is not visited often due to weather, so a real treat for conditions like this.
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"Solo Turtle"
A good sized Hawksbill claims his spot along a massive ridge. West Wall, Grand Cayman
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"Mosaic"
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"Suspended"
A Snorkeler prepares to duck under a small wave.
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"Glide"
A Hawksbill descends after catching a couple breaths on the surface.
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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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A couple of Peppermint shrimp hide away in a beautiful purple vase sponge!
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Bluffing - this octo was trying to scare us away.
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date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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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.
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Gray Angel
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"A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work." Colin Powell
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tell a story
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wall of siliver at cheese burger diving with chase darnell by Simon Dyer
wall of siliver at cheese burger diving with chase darnell
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"Cleaning Station" the relationship between shrimp, grouper and the mutually beneficial cleaning station re imagined on land and in a car wash
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I love it, great idea and brilliant implementation.
17 Votes
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Wishing everybody lots of tears of happiness in 2015!
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Drunk Secretary Blenny Telling A Joke: "And thheen I said..."
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a perfect heart.. it was supposed to be a circle :-)
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Goodbye Captain Marvin, RIP
(Capt. Marvin Ebanks, who is the 'granddaddy' and founder of snorkel trips to the Stingray City sandbar)
15 Votes
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"Just Beneath The Surface" Light rays stream down onto the Ex-USS Kittiwake from the surface, visible just above. Photographed using an extension ring with my wide-angle port for forced vignetting.
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date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
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"Just Passing Through"
11 Votes
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little red eye shrimp found him snuck up and had one shot... by Simon Dyer
little red eye shrimp found him snuck up and had one shot could not find him again night dive at macabuca come see us at dns diving we can show up
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date posted category: Macro - Super macro
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Wishing everybody a serene holiday season!
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21 Votes
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Hide and Seek.
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Framed.
15 Votes
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