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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Australia (3)

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An over/under of a bluebottle (physalia physalis) I love how the pneumatophore (air bladder) of this bluebottle caught the light from my underwater strobe and lit up like a fluorescent tube!! Amazing!
By Matthew Smith
posted (Last month)
37 votes

Crimson red Waratah Anemones at low tide in a rock pool during a misty halo sunrise, lit with snooted strobes. The bird in the sun halo was more luck than judgement!!
By Matthew Smith
posted (Last month)
24 votes


By Gaetano Gargiulo
posted (Last month)
13 votes

Green Sea Turtle resting at Cook Island, Fingal Head, NSW, Australia.
By Blair Morgan
posted (Last month)
12 votes

A school of bump head parrotfish..... Flynn Reef, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
By Blair Morgan
posted (Last month)
9 votes

A Sweetlip swimming out from the coral....
By Blair Morgan
posted (Last month)
8 votes

Bat Fish circling me while I was doing my safety stop above the exHMAS Brisbane wreck, Mooloolaba, Australia
By Blair Morgan
posted (Last month)
6 votes

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Grey Nurse Sharks at Broughton Island, Nelson Bay, Australia by Ken Thongpila
Grey Nurse Sharks at Broughton Island, Nelson Bay, Australia
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38 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 18, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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"Fade to black"... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"Fade to black"...
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 16, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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"fish" rocket" I guess that this little fellow was trying... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"fish" rocket" I guess that this little fellow was trying the kill its reflex in my dome... there was current and the dust lifted really seems the cloud left behind from a rocket to me...:-)
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 15, 2014
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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G'day! by Ben Kettle
G'day!
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 13, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Coral Sea Australia
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just a leather jacket... by Gaetano Gargiulo
just a leather jacket...
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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The diagonal swimmer :-) by Gaetano Gargiulo
The diagonal swimmer :-)
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Thorny beauty. by Ben Kettle
Thorny beauty.
8 Votes
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Clownfish playing peekaboo with diver. by Ben Kettle
Clownfish playing peekaboo with diver.
6 Votes
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Clownfish peeking out of anemone. by Ben Kettle
Clownfish peeking out of anemone.
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Fish at the bow of the Rotomahana, a 40 metre wreck, shel... by Haydn Salvas
Fish at the bow of the Rotomahana, a 40 metre wreck, sheltering from the strong current.
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 5, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Australia
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A wild seascape over/under my partner and I shot using my homemade 18" lens port.
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 5, 2014
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Cute little guy under Rye Pier, does it look like he's po... by Haydn Salvas
Cute little guy under Rye Pier, does it look like he's poking his tongue out to you?
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 4, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Australia
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"Fade to Black" 
No weird PS tricks, this guy was hiding... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"Fade to Black"
No weird PS tricks, this guy was hiding between pylons that acted like natural snoots. I left intentionally the scattering on the body of the fish to enhance the fading... hope you like it
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, March 3, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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It was a split second and this is the only shot that I wa... by Gaetano Gargiulo
It was a split second and this is the only shot that I was able to take of the angler snatching a snack... poor pipefish
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 2, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Natural light shot inside HMAS Canberra by Haydn Salvas
Natural light shot inside HMAS Canberra
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 1, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Australia
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Cow fish on a night dive out of Portsea, Melbourne. by Haydn Salvas
Cow fish on a night dive out of Portsea, Melbourne.
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15 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 1, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Australia
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using a twin YS250 pro with snoots I achieved the full be... by Gaetano Gargiulo
using a twin YS250 pro with snoots I achieved the full belack background with a lit subject... lens: tokina 10-17 +kenko 1.4x @14
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 1, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Snake Portrait/This Snake portrait was taken in the Coral... by Brook Peterson
Snake Portrait/This Snake portrait was taken in the Coral Sea at a site called "Snake Pit." There were many snakes at this site, and they were curious about the divers and seemed mezmerized by their reflection in the dome port.
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Great colors and the perfect pose to feel the behavior of this snake.
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, February 28, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Coral Sea Australia
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Running away... Tokina 10-17 (1.4x ring at the back) @10m... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Running away... Tokina 10-17 (1.4x ring at the back) @10mm (14mm) YS250pro with snoot
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 22, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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very tiny nudi. I had to use the 105micro in combination ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
very tiny nudi. I had to use the 105micro in combination with the 1.4 multiplier on a cropped sensor...
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, February 21, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Polycera capensis, Nelson Bay
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35 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, February 14, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Just a portrait of a proud papa`... Nikon D300s +105/2.8 ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Just a portrait of a proud papa`... Nikon D300s +105/2.8 micro twin YS250pro 1/60 f36 ISO100
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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cardinal fish with eggs by Gaetano Gargiulo
cardinal fish with eggs
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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The "best" flower of the bunch... pretty unusual to see a... by Gaetano Gargiulo
The "best" flower of the bunch... pretty unusual to see a scorpionfish hiding in the octocoral
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 5, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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We get some crazy storms on the South Coast, NSW. They move so fast you've got to be on the ball to catch them. This one was just before dark and was all over in minutes!
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 4, 2014
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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This little shrimp (hiding in a sea-pen) was pictured usi... by Gaetano Gargiulo
This little shrimp (hiding in a sea-pen) was pictured using a 105/2.8 micro + 1.4 kenko teleconverter and a +10macromate wet diopter. the use of the diopter allowed me to stay more distant and not to scare it off
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 2, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Dorisprismatica sp, Bare Island.
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 1, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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