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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Australia (6)

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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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At night under the jetty by Mark Reilly
At night under the jetty
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 11, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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One for the Xmas tree... taken using the SAGA magic ball by Gaetano Gargiulo
One for the Xmas tree... taken using the SAGA magic ball
11 Votes
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A very large Giant Cuttlefish (Sepia apama) strikes a pos... by Shane Hermans
A very large Giant Cuttlefish (Sepia apama) strikes a pose on the edge of its territory.
7 Votes
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This shot was taken with 35mm wide angle on the Great Bar... by Leslie Sherlin
This shot was taken with 35mm wide angle on the Great Barrier Reef. It was a night dive and the shark approached during a hunt. ISO4000 1/200 f20.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 29, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Love is in sand... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Love is in sand...
7 Votes
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A couple of banded toadfish Hide in the sand, only showin... by Shane Hermans
A couple of banded toadfish Hide in the sand, only showing their opalescent eyes to passersby.
11 Votes
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rare, a swimming frogfish. not-elicited behavior by Gaetano Gargiulo
rare, a swimming frogfish. not-elicited behavior
8 Votes
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Hanging Out Sydney Octopus Sydney by Debra Cahill
Hanging Out Sydney Octopus Sydney
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 17, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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Full angler-moon (2) taken with a reversed 50mm on the to... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Full angler-moon (2) taken with a reversed 50mm on the top of my 105macro. The vignetting is from the lens (3:1 mg ratio)
15 Votes
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Beautiful 12ft female tiger shark. Cautious and curious. by Sera-Jace Lee
Beautiful 12ft female tiger shark. Cautious and curious.
13 Votes
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Tunicate Cluster. by Steve Gillespie
Tunicate Cluster.
10 Votes
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if the booghey man would have children they would look al... by Gaetano Gargiulo
if the booghey man would have children they would look alike this I am sure... just converted in B&W to emphasize the texture of the skin/mouth
8 Votes
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A Pachycerianthus spp or purple tipped tube anemone close... by Shane Hermans
A Pachycerianthus spp or purple tipped tube anemone close up, lit with a single 800lumen lamp from a top down perspective.
12 Votes
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The groom with its nuptial bouquet by Gaetano Gargiulo
The groom with its nuptial bouquet
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23 Votes
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swimming thru the mirror... by Gaetano Gargiulo
swimming thru the mirror...
16 Votes
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The mad sea-horse and its fireworks by Gaetano Gargiulo
The mad sea-horse and its fireworks
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8 Votes
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@ warp speed... by Gaetano Gargiulo
@ warp speed...
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18 Votes
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face on... shot with 60/2.8 micro and +7 Inon by Gaetano Gargiulo
face on... shot with 60/2.8 micro and +7 Inon
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13 Votes
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Oh Dear!!! you are losing bubble from your snoot... is th... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Oh Dear!!! you are losing bubble from your snoot... is that normal??
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12 Votes
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swimming up for a meal... attracted by my lights the shri... by Gaetano Gargiulo
swimming up for a meal... attracted by my lights the shrimp was challenging death to get a meal
14 Votes
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The colors of the night in Australia... I used multiple s... by Gaetano Gargiulo
The colors of the night in Australia... I used multiple strobes to give the illusion to dive with squids during the day (night dive) squids were happily swimming very close...
17 Votes
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A small blenny on the lena wreck by Mark Reilly
A small blenny on the lena wreck
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13 Votes
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"Strobe malfunction"... who said that when your strobes g... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"Strobe malfunction"... who said that when your strobes go off-sync is always a bad thing? do to leakage in one of the strobes battery, one of the strobe was missfiring or firing like a strobo light and I think this caused the different tones
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24 Votes
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Bubble love... very small ones I had to use the +10 by Gaetano Gargiulo
Bubble love... very small ones I had to use the +10
12 Votes
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The colors of the night here in Australia... I used multi... by Gaetano Gargiulo
The colors of the night here in Australia... I used multiple strobes to lit the sandy bottom and create a day-light illusion...squids were very pleased with it...
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19 Votes
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leafy by Mathieu Foulquié
leafy
14 Votes
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Interracial?? or casual encounter?? strange things happen... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Interracial?? or casual encounter?? strange things happen in the meshes of the shark nets...maybe what happens into the nets stays into the nets... :D
7 Votes
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