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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Paul Colley (4)

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Southern Stingrays cruising over a shallow sand bar to the North of Grand Cayman.  The split is part photoshop manipulated to correct some dome splashing in the heavy swell.
By Paul Colley
posted Wednesday, February 23, 2011
62 votes

Cardinalfish brooding eggs: 60mm lens with +3 diopter.
By Paul Colley
posted Monday, June 6, 2011
47 votes

Barracuda school with one Great Barracuda interacting with the school of smaller ones; not sure what this behaviour was.
By Paul Colley
posted Monday, August 19, 2013
47 votes

Southern Stingray passing under a dive boat
By Paul Colley
posted Monday, February 14, 2011
45 votes

My first encounter with a stunning silky shark.
By Paul Colley
posted Saturday, December 14, 2013
45 votes

Split level shot of a Southern Stingray off the coast of Grand Cayman
By Paul Colley
posted Wednesday, February 2, 2011
43 votes

Natural light monochrome of the USS Kittiwake
By Paul Colley
posted Friday, April 1, 2011
42 votes

This is the newly-sunk wreck of USS Kittiwake in the Cayman Islands.  Shot with a 10-17mm lens in clear water, you can see the wreck from bow to midships.
By Paul Colley
posted Monday, January 31, 2011
40 votes

Ascension Island Black Durgon.  This Trigger Fish looks almost jet black at a distance, but close up is a riot of colour.
By Paul Colley
posted Sunday, November 20, 2011
40 votes

Red Sea reef at dusk.
By Paul Colley
posted Thursday, November 7, 2013
39 votes
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A motorbike on the wreck of SS Thistlegorm.  Slow shutter... by Paul Colley
A motorbike on the wreck of SS Thistlegorm. Slow shutter to capture the blue light coming through the hold hatchway.
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a common shot from this wreck but executed perfectly Paul
28 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 15, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Egypt
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Schooling Bohar Snappers at Shark Reef, Ras Mohammed.  10... by Paul Colley
Schooling Bohar Snappers at Shark Reef, Ras Mohammed. 105mm lens + cropped sensor
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 14, 2013
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Pyjama slug nudibranch by Paul Colley
Pyjama slug nudibranch
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, May 13, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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dreaming in red by Paul Colley
dreaming in red
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 2, 2013
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: United Kingdom
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Red Sea Anemonefish by Paul Colley
Red Sea Anemonefish
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 25, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Crocodilefish in the entrance to a cave.  Taken with a co... by Paul Colley
Crocodilefish in the entrance to a cave. Taken with a compact camera fitted with a wide angle lens.
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 23, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Ascension Island.  A composite image that remains true to... by Paul Colley
Ascension Island. A composite image that remains true to what Ascension looks like, both above and below water.
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30 Votes
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Ascension Island Tilefish. by Paul Colley
Ascension Island Tilefish.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 24, 2013
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Atlantic (South) Saint Helena
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Titan Triggerfish with cleaner wrasses by Paul Colley
Titan Triggerfish with cleaner wrasses
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 3, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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'Coral Grouper': South Atlantic grouper merged into a Red... by Paul Colley
'Coral Grouper': South Atlantic grouper merged into a Red Sea hard coral.
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16 Votes
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One of the few images of marine life that seems to look g... by Paul Colley
One of the few images of marine life that seems to look good looking down and without the eyes in view; turtle shell
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 18, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Ascension Island sunset.  2 minute exposure with 10 stop ... by Paul Colley
Ascension Island sunset. 2 minute exposure with 10 stop ND filter.
15 Votes
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Ascension Island juvenile Hogfish; in the transition betw... by Paul Colley
Ascension Island juvenile Hogfish; in the transition between its bright yellow immature phase to the dark red adult.
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, November 24, 2012
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Atlantic (South) Saint Helena
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Biomass!  Thousands of Black Durgeons accompany a diver o... by Paul Colley
Biomass! Thousands of Black Durgeons accompany a diver off Ascension Island to the North of St Helena.
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date posted posted: Monday, November 19, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Atlantic (South) Saint Helena
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A Marmalade Razor Fish.  Only a few cm long and easily sp... by Paul Colley
A Marmalade Razor Fish. Only a few cm long and easily spooked, at which point it dives head first into sand and rock, vanishing from view in milliseconds.
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 11, 2012
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Atlantic (South) United Kingdom
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Unknown Jelly cruising past during a decompression stop. by Paul Colley
Unknown Jelly cruising past during a decompression stop.

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date posted posted: Thursday, September 13, 2012
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Atlantic (European coastal) United Kingdom
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Starfish in rock pool by Paul Colley
Starfish in rock pool
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33 Votes
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Ascension Island Black Durgon Triggerfish with diver near... by Paul Colley
Ascension Island Black Durgon Triggerfish with diver near the China Wreck dive site.
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, August 13, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Atlantic (South) United Kingdom
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Black Durgon Triggerfish under Boatswain Bird Rock off As... by Paul Colley
Black Durgon Triggerfish under Boatswain Bird Rock off Ascension Island in the South Atlantic. Part photoshop manipulated to correct dome splashing and exposure differences.
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Close up of a Black Durgon.  60mm with +3 diopter by Paul Colley
Close up of a Black Durgon. 60mm with +3 diopter
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 4, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Atlantic (South) Saint Helena
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Diver with huge school of Black Durgon by Paul Colley
Diver with huge school of Black Durgon
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 28, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Atlantic (South) United Kingdom
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Rock pool shrimp.  105mm with +3 diopter by Paul Colley
Rock pool shrimp. 105mm with +3 diopter
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 17, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: English Channel United Kingdom
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Octopus eye
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, June 30, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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A triplet of juvenile Robust Ghost Pipefish
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27 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, June 22, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Juvenile Egyptian seahorse
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 21, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Soapfish
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 21, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Dameslfish & cleaner shrimp
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24 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 17, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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