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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Cayman islands (5)

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2020

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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

- 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
73 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

APOCALYPSE
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Tuesday, September 23, 2014
57 votes

Ray of light
By Pietro Cremone
posted Monday, March 19, 2012
56 votes
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"Peeking Amphipod" - Look closely: an amphipod peeks over the edge of a hydroid. Framed against a sparkly homemade background I made. The background was held by my dive buddy, no sea life was touched.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 6, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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This mantis shrimp was very friendly,he was not shy at all by Simon Dyer
This mantis shrimp was very friendly,he was not shy at all
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Enlarge to see detail: I used a remote strobe to light up this scene inside the galley of the Kittiwake shipwreck. I wanted to add some depth to the shot, so used a tiny bit of strobe to illuminate the rusted table in the foreground.
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 3, 2018
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Evening Romance"
Two hamlets in a spawning clutch on Grand Cayman.
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wonderful behavioral shot
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Something different: special technique circular shot with Tokina 10-17mm and cropped sensor! Colorful feather duster worms and fire coral in front of the wheelhouse of the Doc Polson shipwreck.
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date posted posted: Monday, January 29, 2018
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
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"Buzzing The Tower" - A giant loggerhead in flight. I swam hard to catch up to this beauty and get this shot.
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date posted posted: Friday, January 26, 2018
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
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“Smokestack Silhouette” - A diver is framed within the smokestack on the Kittiwake shipwreck.
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date posted posted: Monday, January 22, 2018
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Grand Cayman - The compass on the Kittiwake, which is level to the seabed, shows just how much the Kittiwake is lying on its side. Model: Alice Gostick
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date posted posted: Friday, January 19, 2018
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Gentle Sway by Carrie A Dutchak
Gentle Sway
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 18, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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Divers explore "Orange Canyon", a dive site named for its gorgeous, bright orange elephant ear sponges. I dialed up the shutter speed a bit to make the blue a darker shade, in order to provide more contrast against the orange.
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date posted posted: Monday, January 15, 2018
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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A large wave pounds Northwest Point in Grand Cayman.
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Midnight Parrotfish in the caverns of Snapper Hole in Grand Cayman.
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Defying Gravity by Carrie Dutchak
Defying Gravity
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"Electric Yellow" - Detail of a queen angelfish's scales and pectoral fin.
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date posted posted: Friday, January 5, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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"Christmas Double Exposure" - Teaching myself double exposures in camera. Whoo hoo! I shot consecutive photographs in multiple exposure mode.
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 30, 2017
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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"Psychedelic Hydroids" - A pair of hydroids photographed against a homemade background. No Photoshop. The background was held by my dive buddy and did not touch any sea life.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 26, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
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"Icarus" - In early morning light, a hawksbill turtle is cast in silhouette as it cruises over Grand Cayman's deep wall.
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Coral polyps  reflection captured in a Nassau Grouper eye. by Ann Donahue
Coral polyps reflection captured in a Nassau Grouper eye.
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Until next time by Sayde Miura
Until next time
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Snorkeling on Sunset Reef on the East Side of Grand Cayma... by Mark Hackett
Snorkeling on Sunset Reef on the East Side of Grand Cayman while ice and snow covered the ground back home in Atlanta, Georgia.
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The Eye of French Angel Fish
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“Ghost Ship” - The ex-USS Kittiwake appears as if from a ghostly fog. I also call this "Kittiwake In High-Key".
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 14, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
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Smiling moray by Lowrey Holthaus
Smiling moray
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 13, 2017
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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Sunset at the Sandbar, the calm returns! by Ellen Cuylaerts
Sunset at the Sandbar, the calm returns!
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French Angel giving me the eye..... by Lowrey Holthaus
French Angel giving me the eye.....
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This tiny shrimp was clinging tightly to the end of a purple-tipped anemone during a strong current.
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"Black Beauty" - Because of the seahorse's dark color, I chose to silhouette it with backlight, and frame it within the brightly-colored sealife it was hiding in.
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 7, 2017
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