loading Photo Contest loading ...
please wait - lots of graphics on this page!
Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Cayman islands

Underwater photo contest

Peoples' Vote


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

- 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
70 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

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

APOCALYPSE
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Tuesday, September 23, 2014
55 votes
About Peoples' vote About Peoples' vote
Forums
forum latest Fantastic Picture
By Scuba Dan
18:07 CST Today (1 hour ago)
forum latest Love it!
By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
18:26 CST Today (1 hour ago)
forum latest Bonaire
By HH
18:07 CST Today (1 hour ago)
forum latest The old Star Trek meets scuba diving
By Tobi Reitmayr
18:07 CST Today (1 hour ago)
forum latest What kind of camera, lense andsettings
By Scuba Dan
18:07 CST Today (1 hour ago)
Photo Dive Sites
dive sites latestAtlantis
Mexico, Gulf Of Mexico
dive sites latestArborek Island Raja Ampat Indonesia
Indonesia
dive sites latestArborek Island
Indonesia
dive sites latestBandera Dive Site Isla Mujeres
Mexico, Gulf Of Mexico
dive sites latestBandera Dive Site , Isla Mujeres
Mexico, Gulf Of Mexico
dive sites latestlassisters reef
Australia
dive sites latestSeferihisar
Turkey, Aegean Sea
dive sites latestsouth
Cayman islands, Caribbean Sea
dive sites latestBethlahem
Philippines, Philippine Sea
dive sites latestAtlantis dive Site Isla Mujeres
Mexico, Gulf Of Mexico

Search the Contest

Entries by Category
Entries by Sea
Entries by Country
or enter search text

forum forum Stats Portfolios Annual Medal Winners slide show Annual Medal Winners spam voting policy photo contest RSS feed rules

Weekly Hotshot

Week 7 winner

weekly hotshot click to zoom

by Marco Gargiulo

John Dory, BW version, Night Dive @ Marina Grande Sorrento

Monthly Winners

January Winner

monthly hotshot click to zoom

by Khaled Zaki


Last Month's HotShots...


Hotshot stats...
Steven Miller (Second place)
Tony Cherbas (Third place)
Upload a Photo
Our UW photo contest is the longest running and most prestigious online. If you want to make a name for yourself this is THE place to do it.
Just look at some of the internationally acclaimed photographers who have launched their u/w photo careers here over the years.

Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Cayman islands

2622 Entries Found: Page 1  of  98
Underwater Happy Hour!  It's easy to over look aglae, but... by Dawn Clerkson
Underwater Happy Hour! It's easy to over look aglae, but when you get up close and personal it can be quite beautiful.
0 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Saturday, February 13, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Dawn Clerkson
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Sharks are the bomb diggity! A reef shark glides over a colorful reef on the east side of Grand Cayman
10 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Upload\UP\Competition\118421.jpg (missing image)
Pinecone algae shot with a single strobe positioned directly overhead to simulate the effect of a tree being light by the midday sun and create its shadow on the 'ground' below.
Tarpon - Devil's Grotto
6 Votes
VOTE!
purple crown on the south side of grand cayman dive DNS by Simon Dyer
purple crown on the south side of grand cayman dive DNS
7 Votes
VOTE!
redlip blennie was on the south side of grand cayman ther... by Simon Dyer
redlip blennie was on the south side of grand cayman there are so many its hard to time there moves but this guy held still for me nikon D50 with vr 105mm in an ikelite housing with two ysd1 strobes shutter 200 f-stop 22
20 Votes
VOTE!
A baby nurse shark tucked inside a colorful overhang. This little cutie was only about a foot long! It was so inspiring to see this early stage of life on the reef.
9 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
I noticed this school of Creole Wrasse hanging around a coral head, so went over to investigate. They were all trying to get the attention of the little purple and yellow Royal Gramma. The wrasse kept jostling for position trying to get the Royal Gra
shortlistedShortlisted!
12 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Jeff Lafrenz
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Fluorescing secretary blenny!
I used a very shallow depth of field, enabling me to focus solely on the blenny and let the coral blur out of focus. To capture the fluorescence I used Nightsea filters.
8 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
"Psychedelic Golden Tail"
I had fluorescence filters on my strobes. The eel didn't fluoresce, so I took off the bluish-purple fluoro filters. As I was composing this shot, one of the filters swung in front of a strobe, giving this psychedelic light.
15 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Fluorescence! A goby glows brightly on brain coral. I shot this using Nightsea filters: the fluorescence is excited by the blue light emitted through my strobes and then recorded through the Nightsea filter over my macro port.
shortlistedShortlisted!
7 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Thursday, December 31, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
taken on the kittiewake bow starboard anchor chain by Simon Dyer
taken on the kittiewake bow starboard anchor chain
7 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Thursday, December 24, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Simon Dyer
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
A transitioning French Angelfish races across a coral reef. I photographed this scene with a slow-shutter speed while panning. This enabled me to show the speed while freezing the fish in action.
shortlistedShortlisted!
9 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Wednesday, December 23, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
"Air Space"
A Spotted Eagle Ray soars over head under the sun rays.
shortlistedShortlisted!
12 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Monday, December 21, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Chase Darnell
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
"Shooting for the Sky"
This Eagle Ray was begging to have his photo taken. Some days it all just goes your way and those are the days that take your experience to the next level.
9 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Monday, December 21, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Chase Darnell
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
little sea horse in 15ft water at maccabuca by Simon Dyer
little sea horse in 15ft water at maccabuca
7 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Monday, December 21, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Simon Dyer
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Gimme Shelter - As we drifted out to the end of a coral finger near Sand Chute in Grand Cayman, we were surprised to find this lobster taking a nap in the sponge. Fortunately I was shooting with an 8mm fisheye lens and could capture the moment.
shortlistedShortlisted!
11 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Sunday, December 20, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Robin Bateman
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
"Just right!"
A cryptic teardrop crab peers out from the end of a tube sponge that's a perfect fit.
9 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Sunday, December 20, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
This is a bowling pin that was shown to me i was with him... by Simon Dyer
This is a bowling pin that was shown to me i was with him for 20mins or so he moved an inch in that time he love the spot light
4 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Saturday, December 19, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Simon Dyer
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Night Octopus! I came across this octopus on a night dive. It slid up against a wall of coral and spread itself wide. It changed colors and textures repeatedly while I took this photograph.
3 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Friday, December 18, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
"Tarpon Cave"
The Tarpon Cave at Macabuca is always filled with these massive fish.
6 Votes
VOTE!
"Sunny Sergeant"
Small Sergeant Majors in the shallows.
1 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Thursday, December 17, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Chase Darnell
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
"Speckled"
A Slender File Fish on a dark background.
shortlistedShortlisted!
14 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Tuesday, December 15, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Dusty Norman
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
"Neon Blenny"
A glowing Roughhead Blenny shows the camera his teeth.
10 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Tuesday, December 15, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Dusty Norman
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
"Clownin"
A Gaudy Clown Crab stays out in the open for a close up.
5 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Monday, December 14, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Chase Darnell
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
"Spread Your Wings"
This Eagle Ray let me get so close to him. We were swimming out off the wall in the blue water, which allowed me to achieve a blackout background.
12 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Monday, December 14, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Chase Darnell
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
"Hairy Face"
Close up portrait of a Scorpion Fish.
5 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Wednesday, December 9, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Dusty Norman
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
2622 Entries Found: Page 1  of  98