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Kissing under the ocean. A couple of porcupine fish caught in the act! Taken in 60ft of water at 100ft distance with digital zoom. No wide angle. Turks & Caicos, at dive site called Eel Garden. Nice!
By Thierry Tremblay
posted Tuesday, February 28, 2006
49 votes

I was doing silhouettes of the fan, when the Eagle Ray appeared in my viewfinder... and a couple divers chasing it with cameras.
By Ben Joubert
posted Saturday, September 10, 2011
48 votes

Arrow Crab
By Ben Joubert
posted Thursday, September 22, 2011
40 votes

Night dive, 105mm macro lens, found this Flamingo Tongue perched on the end of a soft gorgonian
By Ben Joubert
posted Saturday, August 27, 2011
39 votes

I saw this guy coming toward me, and I knew he would be gone in a flash when he sees me, so hid behind a coral head and he went right over me... and for those of you wondering... yes... I was holding my breath :P
By Ben Joubert
posted Tuesday, October 4, 2011
37 votes

When the reef sharks get curious, and you've got your 105mm macro on the camera, this is what you get.
By John Scott Mcgougan
posted Friday, June 20, 2008
35 votes

Pregnant caribbean reef shark under the T&C Agressor
By Andy Lerner
posted Sunday, June 12, 2011
31 votes

Didn't think I could get this close, but pushed my luck anyway, and he didn't even move.
By Ben Joubert
posted Saturday, September 17, 2011
29 votes

Lobster in the Spotlight
By Barbara Schilling
posted Thursday, June 25, 2009
28 votes

Friendly grouper
By Andy Lerner
posted Monday, June 13, 2011
28 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Turks and Caicos islands

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Diver cautiously approaching a beautiful but unwelcome invader in the Caribbean.
9 Votes
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While diving down, I shot this using a borrowed Canon - I... by Joanne Taylor
While diving down, I shot this using a borrowed Canon - I love the colours, beams of light and the fragmented sun.
6 Votes
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This beautiful sea anemone looks like a flower under the ... by Chansey Luby
This beautiful sea anemone looks like a flower under the sea.
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Off into the sea with my bff... by Tina Norris
Off into the sea with my bff...
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Intricate coral stands, snow white sand and crazy clear water. Even if I didn't have a camera in my hands it'd still be a great trip.
20 Votes
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Played almost the entire dive trying to get a picture of ... by Ryan Ware
Played almost the entire dive trying to get a picture of a school of fish without a diver in the background. I just want to jump back in after looking at the water in this picture.
8 Votes
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Shark @ T&C's by Brad Trostad
Shark @ T&C's
4 Votes
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Coral bommies dot most of the dive sites in Turks & Caicos. This one attracted my attention because of its shape and the beautifully colored purple rope sponges complimenting the typical azure blue of this part of the Caribbean.
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19 Votes
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The photo, taken with a Canon G15 and Fantasea strobe, is... by James Mclarnon
The photo, taken with a Canon G15 and Fantasea strobe, is a flamingo tongue snail attached to a sea fan. The picture was taken off Grand Turk at a depth of 10m.
11 Votes
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Image of trumpet fish camouflaged in sea fan. Photo taken... by James Mclarnon
Image of trumpet fish camouflaged in sea fan. Photo taken with Canon G15 and strobe system off Grand Turk. The trumpet fish spent considerable time simply waiting for prey to come within striking distance.
13 Votes
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Stormy Sea = Amazing Sunset by Tina Norris
Stormy Sea = Amazing Sunset
12 Votes
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The Perfect Beach Day by Tina Norris
The Perfect Beach Day
15 Votes
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Goby Fish, the Dental Hygienist of the Seas ! These two little tiny gobies were taking a break on the coral head after cleaning a large grouper!
6 Votes
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I was fascinated observing this inquisitive spiny head bl... by Behnaz Afsahi
I was fascinated observing this inquisitive spiny head blenny as he was darting in and out of his hole looking for food.
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12 Votes
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Christmas tree worm close up with a narrow depth of field. by Behnaz Afsahi
Christmas tree worm close up with a narrow depth of field.
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This cute squirrelfish was peeking through a hole in the ... by Behnaz Afsahi
This cute squirrelfish was peeking through a hole in the coral and I was there ready to capture his surprise moment!
11 Votes
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Tiny Caribbean Wire Coral Shrimp hanging out at about 15m.
Nikon D800, Nauticam housing, 105mm Macro, SMC and dual Inon Z240 Strobes.
13 Votes
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Spinnyhead blenny is a tiny little blenny and a challengi... by Behnaz Afsahi
Spinnyhead blenny is a tiny little blenny and a challenging photography subject. Found it in an empty hole of a coral from which it poked out its head. Took this photo during a dive in Grand Turk Island with a 105mm macro lens.
7 Votes
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A focused diver in good focus. Beautiful diving in Turks and Caicos.
4 Votes
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A beautiful intruder in the Caribbean.
8 Votes
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Lizard fish on the sand, I had a strobe malfunction so lo... by Brian Heagney
Lizard fish on the sand, I had a strobe malfunction so looked for contrast in my compositions to use grayscale.
14 Votes
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Turtle swimming by too say hello
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This girl is on fire!
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21 Votes
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Close-up of a Cow Fish
Nikon D80, Ikelite housing + two Ikelite strobes (DS161 and DS125), Lense AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED, ISO 100, Aperture f/4, Shutterspeed 1/60
15 Votes
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Pistol shrimp in a corkscrew anemone. Note the incredibly small shrimp within the anemone. Nikon 105mm with SubSea 5X.
10 Votes
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Squid. Nice details on tentacles. Nikon 105.
11 Votes
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