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Weekly Hotshot

Week 26 winner

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by Glenn Ian Villanueva

This is a photo of a fish in a jellyfish, hiding from predators. Taken in Anilao, Philippines during one of our blackwater di

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May Winner

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by Penn De Los Santos


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Glenn Ian Villanueva (2nd place)
Brenda De Vries (3rd place)
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Michael Gallagher

260 Entries Found: Page 4  of  10
Yellow cuttlefish on a night-dive in Komodo National Park, Indonesia
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Crocodilefish portrait, Komodo, Indonesia
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Final RoundThrough to 2011 awards final round judging

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Nice symetrical composition Michael with loads of detail
Close-up of a wobbegong shark, Byron Bay, Australia
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Porcelain Crab Toofer!! A tiny juvenile porcelain crab rides atop an adult of the same species. Shot taken in Komodo, Indonesia.
Komodo dragon in Indonesia, taken in between dives on a liveaboard trip there last year...
Jack Stack!!! A stack of horse eye jacks in the Sudanese Red Sea...
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Sub-adult whale shark with snorkeller, Djibouti
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nice interaction Michael
Eye contact - Blue Spotted Stingray at night - Red Sea, Egypt
Emperor shrimp hitching a ride on the back of an orange nudibranch, Komodo, Indonesia.
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this shot is all about the colour contrast
Grouper portrait, Byron Bay, Australia...
Reef squid at night, Komodo
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"Solitude". Sunset in the Orkney Islands in midsummer, after a fantastic day diving the WW1 wrecks in Scapa Flow. Shot taken on slide film and converted to digital.
Teensy-tiny anemone shrimp in Komodo, Indonesia
Strangler!!! Otherwise known as a striped anglerfish, found in the muck at the bottom of Chowder Bay, Sydney Harbour.
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Juvenile Cuttlefish, Byron Bay, Australia.
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Final RoundThrough to 2011 awards final round judging
Filefish eyeball, close up. Shot taken in the Seychelles.
Barracuda, Sudan - trying to isolate an individual in the swirling mass was harder than I thought it would be...
Goby on a elephant ear sponge, Milne Bay, PNG.
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Freestyle frog! A masked tree frog promptly exits the swimming pool when a hungry snake appears. Shot taken in the jungle in Costa Rica after a liveaboard trip to Cocos Island.
Gold Medal Gold Medal 2011

Final RoundThrough to 2011 awards final round judging
Kung fu, crab style!! The free swimming crabs in Djibouti are seriously aggressive, and I still have the scars to prove it...
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My first ever whale shark!!! What a way to end the year...
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Final RoundThrough to 2010 awards final round judging
A twofer!! A pair of pygmy cuttlefish, each not much bigger than the size of my thumbnail, taken in Komodo, Indonesia
Ribbon sweetlip close-up, taken in Komodo, Indonesia. Such beautiful fish...
Goby silhouette, with some experimental lighting...
Wobbegong shark surrounded by glassfish at the Cod Hole, Byron Bay, Australia. One of my rare attempts at using a compact camera - IXUS 85 in Canon Housing with Inon Fisheye lens...
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Muck diving, Sydney style!! Sea horse at Chowder Bay, in Sydney Harbour, Australia...
White mouthed moray eel, Seychelles
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260 Entries Found: Page 4  of  10