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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Gurney Fermin

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An interesting subject that cares for its eggs on their mouth just up to the time they hatch then released into open waters.
By Gurney Fermin
posted Tuesday, November 10, 2009
67 votes

Couple partially out of the hole to check out the
By Gurney Fermin
posted Monday, November 16, 2009
63 votes

I was inspired to shoot this pygmy as not only is it hard to find and to reach for, it's also quite difficult to photograph as well,
By Gurney Fermin
posted Wednesday, December 2, 2009
62 votes

Out for a night dive to hunt for a good subject to photograph and this wonderful hermit crab seems to be volunteering.
By Gurney Fermin
posted Saturday, November 21, 2009
58 votes

A very pregnant ornate ghost pipe fish tummy showing off the kids.
By Gurney Fermin
posted Wednesday, November 11, 2009
56 votes

This is a shy sea horse that was trying hard not to be noticed by me. I was about to finish my dive when I noticed it hiding near a small rock,
By Gurney Fermin
posted Monday, November 9, 2009
55 votes

Sponge filefish. Shot taken at Puerto Galera, Philippines.
By Gurney Fermin
posted Tuesday, February 26, 2008
48 votes

Love is in the water. They're probably celebrating valentines ahead of time. Took the shot last February 10 at Puerto Galera, Philippines
By Gurney Fermin
posted Wednesday, February 20, 2008
45 votes

Shot taken at Puerto Galera Mindoro, Philippines
By Gurney Fermin
posted Sunday, March 2, 2008
42 votes

Resting and and ready for some portrait shot.  A grouper either resting or just waiting for some food to pass by.
By Gurney Fermin
posted Friday, February 29, 2008
41 votes
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30 Entries Found: Page 1  of  2
Hawk fish that seems to be as curious about me as I am ab... by Gurney Fermin
Hawk fish that seems to be as curious about me as I am about it.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 1, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
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Shot was taken from Bolinao, Pangasinan Philippines. Came... by Gurney Fermin
Shot was taken from Bolinao, Pangasinan Philippines. Camera used was Canon 40D with a 17-40mm f/4L lens.
11 Votes
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Shot was made and taken in Bolinao, Pangasinan in the Phi... by Gurney Fermin
Shot was made and taken in Bolinao, Pangasinan in the Philippines.
23 Votes
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Hairy frog fish that tried to be unnoticed but failed wit... by Gurney Fermin
Hairy frog fish that tried to be unnoticed but failed with me.
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39 Votes
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Saw blade shrimp. A very interesting subject that are qui... by Gurney Fermin
Saw blade shrimp. A very interesting subject that are quite shy but rarely leaves when being photographed. I used to have difficulties in finding them, they seems to be seasonal in certain places.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 6, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
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A garden eel that caught my fancy. Took a lot of patience... by Gurney Fermin
A garden eel that caught my fancy. Took a lot of patience before I can come close enough to shoot it without spooking it out.
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36 Votes
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A moray eel that posted for me showing off it's pearly wh... by Gurney Fermin
A moray eel that posted for me showing off it's pearly whites with contempt. I was actually out looking for nudibranch that I've yet to see.
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34 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 20, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
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I was inspired to shoot this pygmy as not only is it hard... by Gurney Fermin
I was inspired to shoot this pygmy as not only is it hard to find and to reach for, it's also quite difficult to photograph as well,
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62 Votes
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Out for a night dive to hunt for a good subject to photog... by Gurney Fermin
Out for a night dive to hunt for a good subject to photograph and this wonderful hermit crab seems to be volunteering.
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58 Votes
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Couple partially out of the hole to check out the "goodie... by Gurney Fermin
Couple partially out of the hole to check out the "goodies" brought by my spotter or they are simply just infuriated with him.
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63 Votes
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A very pregnant ornate ghost pipe fish tummy showing off ... by Gurney Fermin
A very pregnant ornate ghost pipe fish tummy showing off the kids.
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56 Votes
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An interesting subject that cares for its eggs on their m... by Gurney Fermin
An interesting subject that cares for its eggs on their mouth just up to the time they hatch then released into open waters.
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This guy sits nicely in the frame Gurney
67 Votes
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This is a shy sea horse that was trying hard not to be no... by Gurney Fermin
This is a shy sea horse that was trying hard not to be noticed by me. I was about to finish my dive when I noticed it hiding near a small rock,
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55 Votes
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Shot taken at Puerto Galera Mindoro, Philippines by Gurney Fermin
Shot taken at Puerto Galera Mindoro, Philippines
42 Votes
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Resting and and ready for some portrait shot.  A grouper ... by Gurney Fermin
Resting and and ready for some portrait shot. A grouper either resting or just waiting for some food to pass by.
41 Votes
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Sponge filefish. Shot taken at Puerto Galera, Philippines. by Gurney Fermin
Sponge filefish. Shot taken at Puerto Galera, Philippines.
48 Votes
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Love is in the water. They're probably celebrating valent... by Gurney Fermin
Love is in the water. They're probably celebrating valentines ahead of time. Took the shot last February 10 at Puerto Galera, Philippines
45 Votes
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Shot taken at Davao using a Canon 400d w/ a sea and sea h... by Gurney Fermin
Shot taken at Davao using a Canon 400d w/ a sea and sea housing and strobes.
22 Votes
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Taken in Davao Philippines during a night dive. by Gurney Fermin
Taken in Davao Philippines during a night dive.
26 Votes
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Whip coral partner shrimp. by Gurney Fermin
Whip coral partner shrimp.
15 Votes
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Taken in Anilao Batangas. by Gurney Fermin
Taken in Anilao Batangas.
28 Votes
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Lion fish sticking around while I shoot and decided to ta... by Gurney Fermin
Lion fish sticking around while I shoot and decided to take its picture too.
18 Votes
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Porcelain crab on an anemone taken at Panglao Island, Bohol by Gurney Fermin
Porcelain crab on an anemone taken at Panglao Island, Bohol
21 Votes
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Pygmy seahorse taken somewhere in Anilao, Batangas. by Gurney Fermin
Pygmy seahorse taken somewhere in Anilao, Batangas.
20 Votes
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Coleman shrimps on a fire seaurchin. by Gurney Fermin
Coleman shrimps on a fire seaurchin.
22 Votes
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Dive boat with a sleeping boatman on a surface interval. by Gurney Fermin
Dive boat with a sleeping boatman on a surface interval.
17 Votes
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Flamboyant cuttlefish feeding. by Gurney Fermin
Flamboyant cuttlefish feeding.
16 Votes
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