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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Australia (6)

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2014

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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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cardinal fish with eggs by Gaetano Gargiulo
cardinal fish with eggs
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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The "best" flower of the bunch... pretty unusual to see a... by Gaetano Gargiulo
The "best" flower of the bunch... pretty unusual to see a scorpionfish hiding in the octocoral
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 5, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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We get some crazy storms on the South Coast, NSW. They move so fast you've got to be on the ball to catch them. This one was just before dark and was all over in minutes!
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 4, 2014
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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This little shrimp (hiding in a sea-pen) was pictured usi... by Gaetano Gargiulo
This little shrimp (hiding in a sea-pen) was pictured using a 105/2.8 micro + 1.4 kenko teleconverter and a +10macromate wet diopter. the use of the diopter allowed me to stay more distant and not to scare it off
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 2, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Dorisprismatica sp, Bare Island.
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 1, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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2 generation of sea-horse in one shot... enjoy :-) by Gaetano Gargiulo
2 generation of sea-horse in one shot... enjoy :-)
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 28, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Seahorse and snail. Chowder Bay, Sydney Harbour
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28 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 27, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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OMG...my water just broke!!! by Gaetano Gargiulo
OMG...my water just broke!!!
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30 Votes
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Pteraeolidia ianthina w/- eggs, Bare Island
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32 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 23, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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almost too big for my 105micro by Gaetano Gargiulo
almost too big for my 105micro
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 21, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Southern pigmy squid (~7mm in length) I used a 105micro +... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Southern pigmy squid (~7mm in length) I used a 105micro + kenko 1.4x and a wet 10+ diopter to achieve the shot. my setup can achieve a magnification of ~6 times the life size
24 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 20, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Great shark. 
Picture was taken with a sony nex 5 and na... by Chloé Marechal
Great shark.
Picture was taken with a sony nex 5 and nauticam housing during an trip with Rodney fox shark expedition.
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 17, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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cornered by Gaetano Gargiulo
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 15, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Pigmy wobbegong shark eye wide open... taken using a 105m... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Pigmy wobbegong shark eye wide open... taken using a 105micro+1.4x teleconverter and 2X macromate. it was a very tiny specimen
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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"The golden beauty of the shark-net" by Gaetano Gargiulo
"The golden beauty of the shark-net"
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 12, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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"pretty full mouth..." I guess that the waiting was almos... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"pretty full mouth..." I guess that the waiting was almost over for this happy dad...
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 11, 2014
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creative experiment with a friendly weedy sea-draqon. Sho... by Gaetano Gargiulo
creative experiment with a friendly weedy sea-draqon. Shot during a population survey...
29 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 10, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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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.
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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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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
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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.
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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!
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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.
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date posted posted: Monday, December 30, 2013
date posted category: Temperate Waters
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