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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2018

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The U/W photographer, Fathom Five National Marine Park
By David Gilchrist
posted Tuesday, October 1, 2013
28 votes

Everything in this photo is real, but I altered a tiny detail for creative reasons. You may see it if you look close. Gaskin wreck off Brockville, Nikonos V, Sea & Sea 12mm lens, kodak 800 asa film and manual exposure.
By Michael Grebler
posted Monday, May 3, 2010
25 votes

Panorama of the 175' James C. King near Tobermory, Ontario.

This photo is a result of stitching 14 individual shots together. The visibility on this dive was about 30'. The bow is at 85', the stern at 20' (angle of decline modified in this photo).
By Gary Coulter
posted Saturday, January 1, 2011
25 votes

Stairs leading to the bridge deck on the port side of the Wolf Islander sunk near Kingston, Ontario. Nikonos V, 12mm Sea & Sea lens, 800 ASA film, manual exposure.
By Michael Grebler
posted Monday, September 19, 2011
25 votes

Nesting Bluegill Sunfish, 1
By David Gilchrist
posted Friday, July 1, 2011
22 votes

Small locomotive in Sherkston Quarry. About a century underwater and still on the tracks at this limestone quarry near Lake Erie.
By David Gilchrist
posted Sunday, April 28, 2013
20 votes

Lone Bass, in local quarry.
By David Gilchrist
posted Wednesday, June 19, 2013
20 votes

Under streaming light rays, a photographer shoots images of the stern of the Joseph S. Fay shipwreck in Lake Huron. The ship sunk in a storm when the schooner it was towing twisted, ripping off the stern of the Fay.
By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted Monday, July 10, 2017
20 votes

A skin diver swims down the port side of the wreck of the
By Michael Grebler
posted Monday, September 3, 2018
20 votes

ANCHOR AND DIVER
By Rick Thibert
posted Tuesday, September 6, 2011
19 votes
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The City of Cleveland was a wooden steamer that sank during a snowstorm in 1901. I waited patiently on the seabed for this shot to come into focus as I had envisioned.
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The wreck of the schooner Caroline Rose near Tobermory. C... by Michael Grebler
The wreck of the schooner Caroline Rose near Tobermory. Canon 6D & 15mm lens in an Ikelite housing. Colour corrected from the RAW file in PS.
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A skin diver swims down the port side of the wreck of the... by Michael Grebler
A skin diver swims down the port side of the wreck of the "Sweepstakes" near Tobermory. Canon 6D + 15mm lens on manual exposure. Cropped and colour corrected in PS.
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date posted posted: Monday, September 3, 2018
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
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Diver at the starboard anchor of the Arabia lost near Tob... by Michael Grebler
Diver at the starboard anchor of the Arabia lost near Tobermory. Nikonos V, 15mm lens, Kodak 100ASA film and twin SB105 strobes.
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 24, 2018
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
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‘Catch of the Day’ We often Encounter fishermen and fishe... by David Gilchrist
‘Catch of the Day’ We often Encounter fishermen and fisher women at one of our local dive sites. Sad to see their catch in a basket while we enter for our dive
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Conditions on the west side of Point Abino proved to be r... by David Gilchrist
Conditions on the west side of Point Abino proved to be rough so couldn’t dive in a shallow wreck, but didn’t stop me from photographing this lovely Lighthouse.
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This curious Bass greeted me as Inmade a descent. Good th... by David Gilchrist
This curious Bass greeted me as Inmade a descent. Good thing I had new camera system and lens in hand.
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Smiling Divers getting ready for dive in local dive site. by David Gilchrist
Smiling Divers getting ready for dive in local dive site.
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Divers at the boiler on the wreck of the "Wetmore"near To... by Michael Grebler
Divers at the boiler on the wreck of the "Wetmore"near Tobermory. Canon 6D and 15mm lens in natural light. Colour corrected from the RAW file in PS.
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Quarry Diver by David Gilchrist
Quarry Diver
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 27, 2018
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Great Lakes Canada
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Diver prepares to enter sunken boat. by David Gilchrist
Diver prepares to enter sunken boat.
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Northern Map Turtle,Welland Scuba Park by David Gilchrist
Northern Map Turtle,Welland Scuba Park
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A Round Goby Portrait. This specimen was spotted residing... by David Gilchrist
A Round Goby Portrait. This specimen was spotted residing in one of the boiler tubes on the wooden Steamer ‘Raleigh’ which sank in Lake Erie over a hundred years ago.
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date posted posted: Monday, November 6, 2017
date posted category: Freshwater
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A male Bluegill Sunfish in a local Quarry. by David Gilchrist
A male Bluegill Sunfish in a local Quarry.
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A male Bluegill Sunfish in local Quarry. by David Gilchrist
A male Bluegill Sunfish in local Quarry.
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 2, 2017
date posted category: Freshwater
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A Goby rests in the boiler tube of the wreck of the Ralei... by David Gilchrist
A Goby rests in the boiler tube of the wreck of the Raleigh in Lake Erie.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017
date posted category: Freshwater
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A Virile Crayfish, one of nine species found in Ontario, ... by David Gilchrist
A Virile Crayfish, one of nine species found in Ontario, raises its claws in defence.
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A Smallmouth Bass in the Lower Niagara River. by David Gilchrist
A Smallmouth Bass in the Lower Niagara River.
8 Votes
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You're in my Space! A Northern Map Turtle takes exception... by David Gilchrist
You're in my Space! A Northern Map Turtle takes exception to my presence underwater at the Welland Scuba Park.
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Look closely: A diver penetrates a lower deck of the William Barnum shipwreck. In 1894, the wooden cargo ship sustained damage from ice and bad weather and started taking on water. Efforts to tow it to shore failed and it sank on April 3, 1894.
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 22, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Great Lakes United States
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Diver exploring the wreck of the wooden Steamer 'Raleigh'... by David Gilchrist
Diver exploring the wreck of the wooden Steamer 'Raleigh' in Lake Erie, near Port Colborne,Ontario.
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 22, 2017
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"Preserved By The Cold"
A diver explores the William Barnum shipwreck. The wooden sustained damage from ice and bad weather and sank on April 3, 1894.
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 16, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Great Lakes United States
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Over-under in front of the 40 Mile Point Lighthouse. Thanks to Becky Kagan Schott for the great modeling!
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Under streaming light rays, a photographer shoots images of the stern of the Joseph S. Fay shipwreck in Lake Huron. The ship sunk in a storm when the schooner it was towing twisted, ripping off the stern of the Fay.
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20 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 10, 2017
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A free diver explores the stern of the Joseph S. Fay shipwreck in Lake Huron, Michigan.
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 9, 2017
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A Round Goby resting on the bottom of the Niagara River by David Gilchrist
A Round Goby resting on the bottom of the Niagara River
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A Bluegill Sunfish photographed in local Quarry near Lake... by David Gilchrist
A Bluegill Sunfish photographed in local Quarry near Lake Erie in Southern Ontario.
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