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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith

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"OCD Diver Tries To Right Shipwreck"
Kittiwake shipwreck
Grand Cayman
Diver model: Simon Claeys
"A Shark In Motion Tends To Stay In Motion" - Panning while photographing one of the three Caribbean reef sharks who spent the entire dive with us!
The USS Kittiwake was moved dramatically by Hurricane Nate!
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2017

Final RoundThrough to 2017 awards final round judging
The USS Kittiwake has been rolled into the reef by in Hurricane Nate and is now lying at an angle.
"Pastel Nudi" - Nudibranch tentatively identified as Creutzsberg's Spurilla. A rare find here on Grand Cayman.
"Dreamy Squid" - Squid near the surface with the sky and clouds dreamily in the background.
A juvenile slender filefish is backlit with my strobe as it hides next to a gorgonian.
A hammerhead splits a grouping of nurse sharks as it cruises over sand.
"Oscar The Grouch" - A secretary blenny peers out of its home. Photographed with Nauticam SMC and shallow-depth-of-field.
Sponges Three Different Ways! - 1 of 3
The same set of sponges, shot three different ways minutes apart.
Sponges Three Different Ways! - 2 of 3
The same set of sponges, shot three different ways minutes apart.
Sponges Three Different Ways! - 3 of 3
The same set of sponges, shot three different ways minutes apart.
"Charging Through" - A tarpon races into a ball of silversides through the entrance to a grotto.
A tiny, beautiful nudibranch found in Grand Cayman. Sized about 1/3" inch / 8mm in length. Species: Dondice occidentalis
"Turbulent Seas" - Waves crash into a shallow reef as a gorgonian is washed around by the rough sea.
"The Cleaner" - A graysby sits patiently as it's cleaned by a sharknose goby.
"Chase or Evade"
Jacks chase silversides as they blur in this slow shutter exposure.
"Flower Of The Sea" - Super macro photograph of a hydroid using Nauticam SMC-2. The entire flowing hydroid was only about 1/2 inch in diameter; this is just the center of it.
"Lift Up The Waves And Peer Beneath The Sea" - A pair of stingrays swim under a cobalt blue sky in Grand Cayman.
"Check Out My Grill!" - A roughhead blenny hams it up for the camera. Shot with Nauticam SMC.
A diver explores a colorful swim through at Cinderella's Castle on the East Side of Grand Cayman
Look closely: A diver penetrates a lower deck of the William Barnum shipwreck. In 1894, the wooden cargo ship sustained damage from ice and bad weather and started taking on water. Efforts to tow it to shore failed and it sank on April 3, 1894.
"Preserved By The Cold"
A diver explores the William Barnum shipwreck. The wooden sustained damage from ice and bad weather and sank on April 3, 1894.
Over-under in front of the 40 Mile Point Lighthouse. Thanks to Becky Kagan Schott for the great modeling!
Under streaming light rays, a photographer shoots images of the stern of the Joseph S. Fay shipwreck in Lake Huron. The ship sunk in a storm when the schooner it was towing twisted, ripping off the stern of the Fay.
A free diver explores the stern of the Joseph S. Fay shipwreck in Lake Huron, Michigan.
"Tiny Turn" - A tiny juvenile filefish sweeps away from its gorgonian camouflage for a moment.
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