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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By James Dawson

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Frogfish on the Salem Express. Canon G9 with Ikelite DS51 strobe
By James Dawson
posted Thursday, June 11, 2009
70 votes

Oceanic Whitetip with a collection of pilot fish. Canon G9 and Ikelite strobe.
By James Dawson
posted Thursday, April 9, 2009
43 votes

Yawning Hawkfish taken with a Canon G9 and Ikelite DS51 strobe
By James Dawson
posted Friday, February 13, 2009
38 votes

This Oceanic Whitetip shark was photographed at Daedalus reef with a Canon G9 and no external strobe.
By James Dawson
posted Friday, September 26, 2008
32 votes

Red Sea Chromodoris. Canon G9 with Ikelite strobe
By James Dawson
posted Thursday, June 25, 2009
32 votes

Very friendly and inquisitive Napoleon Wrasse that loved to pose for me. Taken on the macro setting as he was that close! Canon G9 and Ikelite DS51
By James Dawson
posted Thursday, May 7, 2009
30 votes

Tiger Cardinalfish
By James Dawson
posted Friday, March 27, 2009
29 votes

The Barge at Gubal Island taken with a Canon G9.
By James Dawson
posted Friday, January 23, 2009
26 votes

Oceanic Whitetip and pilot fish. Canon G9 with Ikelite strobe
By James Dawson
posted Thursday, July 2, 2009
26 votes

Purple Flabalina shot with a Canon G9 and internal strobe
By James Dawson
posted Friday, November 28, 2008
24 votes
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Coleman Shrimp on a sea urchin taken in Tulamben, Bali.
... by James Dawson
Coleman Shrimp on a sea urchin taken in Tulamben, Bali.
f3.5, 1/125, ISO80
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, March 29, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Nudi from Tulamben in Bali by James Dawson
Nudi from Tulamben in Bali
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, March 22, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Merry Christmas to everyone at underwaterphotography.com
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Merry Christmas to everyone at underwaterphotography.com
I look forward to seeing even more great underwater images in 2010
James
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 21, 2009
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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My walk home from work last week... by James Dawson
My walk home from work last week...
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 15, 2009
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Hawksbill turtle - Big Brother Island by James Dawson
Hawksbill turtle - Big Brother Island
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 10, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Hide & Seek by James Dawson
Hide & Seek
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 30, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Moses Sole. Canon G9, Ikelite strobe - f5.6, 1/200, ISO80 by James Dawson
Moses Sole. Canon G9, Ikelite strobe - f5.6, 1/200, ISO80
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 31, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Oceanic Whitetip shark taken at Elphinstone this week. Ca... by James Dawson
Oceanic Whitetip shark taken at Elphinstone this week. Canon G9 with Ikelite strobe - f2.8, 1/125, ISO80
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, October 23, 2009
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Common Lionfish over the Salem Express. Canon G9 and Ikel... by James Dawson
Common Lionfish over the Salem Express. Canon G9 and Ikelite strobe
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 22, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Blenny looking happy by James Dawson
Blenny looking happy
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 5, 2009
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Frogfish on the Salem Express. Canon G9, Ikelite DS51 str... by James Dawson
Frogfish on the Salem Express. Canon G9, Ikelite DS51 strobe, f2.8, 1/125sec, ISO80
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17 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 4, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Yellow mouthed moray. Canon G9, Ikelite strobe, f3.5 1/12... by James Dawson
Yellow mouthed moray. Canon G9, Ikelite strobe, f3.5 1/125sec, ISO80
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 3, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Crab in black coral bush. Big Brother can be good for mac... by James Dawson
Crab in black coral bush. Big Brother can be good for macro subjects too!
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 17, 2009
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Tiger shark swimming by in the blue. I only had the chanc... by James Dawson
Tiger shark swimming by in the blue. I only had the chance for one shot and then he turned away from the reef and was gone.
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 30, 2009
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Frogfish during an early morning dive - Canon G9 and Ikel... by James Dawson
Frogfish during an early morning dive - Canon G9 and Ikelite strobe
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 29, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Blue Triggerfish who clearly takes care of his teeth. Can... by James Dawson
Blue Triggerfish who clearly takes care of his teeth. Canon G9 with Ikelite strobe
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 20, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Hermit crab taken at the Barge on a night dive. A site th... by James Dawson
Hermit crab taken at the Barge on a night dive. A site that never fails to offer some great subjects
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 6, 2009
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Green Sea Turtle having a messy lunch by James Dawson
Green Sea Turtle having a messy lunch
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 30, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Lionfish shot late in the day
Canon G9 and Ikelite strobe by James Dawson
Lionfish shot late in the day
Canon G9 and Ikelite strobe
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 18, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Batfish
Canon G9 & Ikelite strobe by James Dawson
Batfish
Canon G9 & Ikelite strobe
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, July 17, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Synchronisity
Canon G9 with Ikelite DS51 strobe by James Dawson
Synchronisity
Canon G9 with Ikelite DS51 strobe
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 16, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Oceanic Whitetip and pilot fish. Canon G9 with Ikelite st... by James Dawson
Oceanic Whitetip and pilot fish. Canon G9 with Ikelite strobe
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26 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 2, 2009
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Red Sea Chromodoris. Canon G9 with Ikelite strobe by James Dawson
Red Sea Chromodoris. Canon G9 with Ikelite strobe
32 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 25, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Lionfish taken on a night dive. Canon G9 and Ikelite DS51... by James Dawson
Lionfish taken on a night dive. Canon G9 and Ikelite DS51 strobe
18 Votes
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Wreck of a sailing boat at Abu Galawa Soraya in Fury Shoa... by James Dawson
Wreck of a sailing boat at Abu Galawa Soraya in Fury Shoals. Canon G9
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, June 12, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Frogfish on the Salem Express. Canon G9 with Ikelite DS51... by James Dawson
Frogfish on the Salem Express. Canon G9 with Ikelite DS51 strobe

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Editor's Comment
You nicely filled the frame here James. For those who can't see it, it's a side view, the fish's face is right. Wow it never fails to amaze how fish camouflage, this looks like a piece of wreck, complete with rust!
70 Votes
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Beauty spa for Giant Morays. This cleaner wrasse was bein... by James Dawson
Beauty spa for Giant Morays. This cleaner wrasse was being very thorough. Canon G9 and Ikelite DS51 strobe
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, May 8, 2009
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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