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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Caribbean Sea (2)

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2017

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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

Dead crab found floating on the surface at the bay of pigs, Cuba. Quite the shock when you are surfacing and this pops in front of your face!
By Kris Davies
posted Saturday, January 7, 2017
132 votes

Caribbean reef Shark, taken at Jardines del la reina - Cuba.
By Kris Davies
posted Friday, December 9, 2016
131 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

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

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
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Wide Angle Snoot - Photograph #2: Second in a series of images where I'm experimenting with wide angle snoot technique.
A green moray eel is isolated by strobe light as it hides in an overhang on the East side of Grand Cayman.
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Morning Ray by Tina Norris
Morning Ray
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Turtle in the dome, Cozumel México
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A simple Graysby by Lindsey Mobley
A simple Graysby
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Wide Angle Snoot - Photograph #1 - First in a series of images where I'm experimenting with wide angle snoot technique. Here, a cluster of sponges are illuminated and isolated by a single strobe as a school of fish race over the reef.
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Stars in the Sky, Cozumel México
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"A Sweet Moment"
A manatee calf looks up at the camera as another one nurses on mom. Photographed at Three Sisters Spring in Crystal River on Tuesday.
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date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Caribbean Sea United States
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Whaleshark close up, Isla Contoy México
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West Bay, Roatan by Alison Ranheim
West Bay, Roatan
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"Sunrise Manatee"
A manatee is bathed in sun rays in the Crystal River. Photographed at first light.
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Beautiful composition and lighting
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Lights under de cloud, Cenote Angelita México
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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Stingray, Utila Honduras.
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Dream gates Eye, Playa del Carmen México
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Hydroid In High Key
Always looking for a unique and artistic way to shoot familiar subjects smile
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date posted posted: Friday, October 27, 2017
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Tired today? by Mario Robillard
Tired today?
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Squid with fish. It may be a sergeant major. by Robert Michaelson
Squid with fish. It may be a sergeant major.
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The Milky Way at dive site White Slave on Bonaire by Robert Michaelson
The Milky Way at dive site White Slave on Bonaire
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Whale Shark and reflex, Isla Contoy México
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"Sponges In 3-D"
Sponges pop off the screen. Double exposure on a single frame. Shot in camera on the multiple exposure setting.
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date posted posted: Monday, October 23, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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A french angel peeking around the corner by Lowrey Holthaus
A french angel peeking around the corner
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Spinyhead blenny
Acanthemblemaria spinosa
Bonaire
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"OCD Diver Tries To Right Shipwreck"
Kittiwake shipwreck
Grand Cayman
Diver model: Simon Claeys
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date posted posted: Friday, October 20, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Sharpnose Puffer by Henley Spiers
Sharpnose Puffer
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Bull Shark pregnant, Playa del Carmen México
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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The salt pier on Bonaire. One of Bonaire's premier diving... by Robert Michaelson
The salt pier on Bonaire. One of Bonaire's premier diving sites
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"The Writer" part of my Underwater Surrealism body of work. This image is playing off the inking abilities of the squid. Squid release their ink in stressful situations, just like many people do the same with ink while writing in dairies.
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Rock Hind at cleaning station by Robert Michaelson
Rock Hind at cleaning station
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