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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith (10)

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By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted Wednesday, May 3, 2017
30 votes

Silversides are reflected in a diver's mask as he watches a huge swirl of the tiny fish.
By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted Saturday, June 17, 2017
30 votes

Up close and personal with a great hammerhead
By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted Saturday, July 1, 2017
30 votes


By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted Monday, March 20, 2017
28 votes


By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted Thursday, August 3, 2017
27 votes


By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted Wednesday, January 31, 2018
27 votes


By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted Sunday, February 14, 2016
26 votes


By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted Tuesday, August 9, 2016
25 votes


By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted Tuesday, August 22, 2017
25 votes


By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted Sunday, September 17, 2017
25 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith

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I've been experimenting with wide apertures when shooting my macro images lately. Here, I focused on this spotted cleaner shrimp's eye, letting everything else in front and behind blur.
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"Flight" - When I photographed this Spanish hogfish I went for an artistic look: I used a slow shutter speed and waited until the fish was racing over of a field of jagged lettuce leaf coral to provide background texture.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 1, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
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"Dynamic" - This Caribbean reef squid was photographed during the day with a high shutter speed and small aperture.
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 23, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
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"Solar System"
This translucent winged comb jelly was photographed during the day with a high shutter speed and small aperture.
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 16, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
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I set my strobes in position to light just the front of this very long tube sponge. All of the sudden, this graysby swam up from the far back of the tube and checked me out, then just as quickly disappeared back down into deep recesses of the sponge.
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Juvenile Boxfish. This boxfish was bobbing and around coral and sponges, but nothing that was an attractive background. So I dialed up my aperture to f/3.2 to make a soft background.
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Battle Scars
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A diver models for me inside the Prince Albert shipwreck in Roatan, Honduras. I attached a strobe to the back of her tank and had her hold a Triggerfish sensor to make the strobe fire behind her, lighting up the background.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 23, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
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This seahorse was clinging to sealife as I prepared to photograph it. I had just gotten in position when the seahorse started free swimming and I was able to get this shot.
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 16, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
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Tiny cryptic teardrop crab just inside a vase sponge.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 11, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
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Purple Vase Sponges & Diver
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Elephant ear sponge and diver, Bonaire NA.
(The sponge appearing HUGE with close focus wide angle).
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"Dream Of The Stingray"
I used a slow shutter speed while panning slightly fast to achieve an artistic blur on both the background and stingray. Photographed just under the surface with the camera pointing slightly up to capture the reflection.
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Racing Under The Waves
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"Colorful Frame"
The wreck of the Doc Polson provides a colorful frame to view the dive boat above.
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"The Octopus and The Diver"
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Wreck of the Doc Polson.
If you look closely, you can see divers exploring the wreck.
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Abstract
Similan Islands
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date posted posted: Friday, April 3, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Andaman Sea Thailand
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Guardian Of The Reef statue at Lighthouse Point, with my diver husband modeling in the background.
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The Kittiwake beckons
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15 Votes
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Amazing day at Stingray Sandbar!
Changed the bottom to b&w, that's the real sunrise and reflection!
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22 Votes
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A diver photographs a school of tarpon on the East End of Grand Cayman.
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 8, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Inside Looking Out"
Doc Polson shipwreck, Grand Cayman
I purposely used my fisheye lens with an extension ring on the dome for forced vingetting.
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2015

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15 Votes
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"Not A Swimming Pool"
Sandbar stingray glides under rippling sunlit water.
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Spotted cleaner shrimp with eggs blends in on a translucent warty corallimorph
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 19, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Flight School"
Sandbar stingrays, Grand Cayman
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Best viewed enlarged to see the full scene. I framed the flamingo tongue close to the dome and used one strobe to light it, then lit the reef in the background with the other strobe.
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 12, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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