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by James Magsino


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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Visayan Sea

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This stunning nudibranch, captured with a camera and a handheld torch, showcases its intricate, vibrant hues and delicate features. The soft, iridescent body of the nudibranch gleams in the spotlight.
Harlequin Hunting
Clay Pot Anemone
Cucumber Art.
Detail of a Sea Cucumber. Malapascua, Visayan Sea.
Olympus TG-4 with INON strobe. ISO 200, Aperture f/6.3, Shutterspeed 1/200.
Phyllognathia Simplex shrimp
Harlequin Shrimp
Found CandyCrab
Xeno crab, Moalboal, Philippines.
Nikon D80, Nikkor 105mm, ISO 100, f/14, 1/125, Ikelite housing with 2 Ikelite strobes.
This is a photo of my cuttlefish friend, nuki! I have been diving on the house reef of my friend's dive resort and this fella always shows up towards the end of my photo dives. He always poses before my camera and always gets intrigue by lights.
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!
This is a photo of a feeding anemone crab. Taken in Coconut Dive Site in Anilao, Batangas.
This a photo of a crinoid shrimp hanging out inside this beautiful crinoid. Taken in Masaplod, Dauin, Negros Oriental Philippines. This is about 3/4 inch in size.
Chromodoris kuniei,
Anilao, Philippines
diamondback (Thysanoteuthis rhombus)
BWD Anilao, Philippines
Final RoundThrough to 2021 awards final round judging
Sweet juvenile Filefish
Nikon D750, Ikelite housing, 2 Ikelite strobes, settings, aperture f/22, exposure 1/125, AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED
Colemans on fire-sea urchin
(magic tube & snoot)
spiny tiger shrimp
diamondback (Thysanoteuthis rhombus)
BWD Anilao
Family Portrait
Juvenile banded driftfish (Psenes arafurensis)
Gold Medal Gold Medal 2021

Final RoundThrough to 2021 awards final round judging
peacock mantis shrimp (Odontodactylus scyllarus) presenting its offspring
Leopard Crinoid Shrimp (Laomenes pardus),
Anilao, Philippines
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2021

Final RoundThrough to 2021 awards final round judging
Rhinopias frondosa @ Anilao
2nd place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!
Sony RX100 V, macro wet lens +10, Inon Z330. This tiny friend is a Nembrotha Kubaryana, a common nudibranch we can find in in Philippines.
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