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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Tanya Houppermans (6)

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2017

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'A Light Embrace' - A lemon shark glides through the late-afternoon sunlight off the coast of Grand Bahama
By Tanya Houppermans
posted Wednesday, March 1, 2017
33 votes

The Night Watch
A great hammerhead at night near Bimini, Bahamas
By Tanya Houppermans
posted Thursday, February 19, 2015
32 votes

'Flyby' - A blacktip shark passes by with a group of remoras trailing along at Aliwal Shoals, South Africa
By Tanya Houppermans
posted Sunday, July 2, 2017
31 votes

'The Magic Hour' - This image of a Caribbean reef shark was taken just before sunset. With the sun low to the horizon, and the sea calm, the water acts like a prism, separating white light into its individual colors.
By Tanya Houppermans
posted Friday, March 3, 2017
29 votes

'Portrait of a Hammerhead at Sunset' - A great hammerhead shark at dusk at Tiger Beach, Bahamas
By Tanya Houppermans
posted Monday, February 20, 2017
28 votes

'Girl Power' - A beautiful and powerful female tiger shark at Tiger Beach, Bahamas
By Tanya Houppermans
posted Monday, March 13, 2017
28 votes

'Whiskers'- A Steller sea lion comes in for a closer look off the coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada.
By Tanya Houppermans
posted Monday, April 11, 2016
26 votes

'Center of the Universe' - A sand tiger shark is surrounded by bait fish inside of the wreck of the Aeolus off the coast of North Carolina
By Tanya Houppermans
posted Tuesday, October 11, 2016
26 votes

'Lemon Friends' - Two lemon sharks at the surface of the water at Tiger Beach, Bahamas
By Tanya Houppermans
posted Thursday, March 16, 2017
26 votes

'Life In The Big City' - The wreck of the U352 off the coast of North Carolina is reminiscent of a bustling city, with all of the residents busily going about their daily routines
By Tanya Houppermans
posted Monday, October 10, 2016
25 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Tanya Houppermans

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Toothy Grin
A tiger shark "smiles" for the camera.
5 Votes
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I'm Watching You
A hammerhead shark makes eye contact during a night dive off the coast of Bimini.
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22 Votes
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Lovely Solitude
A hammerhead swims through the sun rays off the coast of Bimini.
5 Votes
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Exasperated Hammerhead
Is she actually rolling her eyes at me?
10 Votes
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Buzzing the Reef
A tiger shark skims the top of a reef near Grand Bahama, while a grouper hides under the reef ledge.
8 Votes
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Partial Eclipse
A hammerhead shark passes by overhead off the coast of Bimini.
11 Votes
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A Midday Swim
A manatee hovers near the surface in the midday sun in Crystal River, Florida.
8 Votes
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Everything Is Looking Up
A hammerhead shark at night off the coast of Bimini
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19 Votes
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Here, Take My Fin
Friendship comes in all shapes, sizes, and species.
9 Votes
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Out of the Darkness
A hammerhead at night near Bimini, Bahamas
11 Votes
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Silver Screen Siren
A hammerhead shark glides over the sand near Bimini, Bahamas
10 Votes
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Blue-Eyed Beauty
A hammerhead shark off the coast of Bimini, Bahamas
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23 Votes
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The Night Watch
A great hammerhead at night near Bimini, Bahamas
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32 Votes
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Neighborhood Watch
Two Caribbean reef sharks watch over a reef at Tiger Beach, Bahamas.
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Very nice capture of the two sharks! Well composed and well lit.
16 Votes
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Divebomber
A tiger shark off the coast of Grand Bahama
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15 Votes
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Just Passing By
Two tiger sharks swim past each other off the coast of Grand Bahama.
12 Votes
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Tiger in Blue
A large female tiger shark off the coast of Grand Bahama
16 Votes
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Lemon Rays
A lemon shark glides through the sun rays off the coast of Grand Bahama.
7 Votes
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After the Rain
Lemon sharks congregate at the surface under a rainbow off the coast of Grand Bahama.
11 Votes
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Queen of the Reef
A large female tiger shark glides over a busy reef off the coast of Grand Bahama.
12 Votes
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'Tandem Tigers'
Two tiger sharks make contact as they swim past each other.
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17 Votes
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'Connection'
A manatee approaches in Crystal River, Florida.
7 Votes
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'So Nice To Meet You'
A very curious manatee approaches my 17-year old son. My son has autism, but loves the water and being around marine animals. He is very gentle with the animals, and never tries to grab them. I think they sense his kindness.
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14 Votes
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The Loner
A lone fish hovers near a branch in the Rappahannock Del Sol Quarry in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
8 Votes
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Mako in the Shadows
A mako shark off the coast of Rhode Island heads toward a piece of fish near the surface.
11 Votes
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I've Got My Eye On You
Blue shark off the coast of Rhode Island, USA
8 Votes
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Ready For My Close Up
Blue shark off the coast of Rhode Island
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15 Votes
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