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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Australia (4)

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Smooth Anglerfish Balmoral Beach Mosman NSW
By Debra Cahill
posted (last week)
19 votes

Triple fin blenny
By Mark Reilly
posted (last week)
12 votes

Ornata Cowfish feeding on a crab Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia
By Debra Cahill
posted (This month)
8 votes

Common Sydney Octopus South Maroubra Beach NSW Australia
By Debra Cahill
posted (5 days ago)
8 votes

black lip blenny
By Mark Reilly
posted (3 days ago)
8 votes

Wobbegong Shark Fly Point Port Stevens NSW Australia
By Debra Cahill
posted (This month)
7 votes

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A small blenny on the lena wreck by Mark Reilly
A small blenny on the lena wreck
shortlistedShortlisted!
13 Votes
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"Strobe malfunction"... who said that when your strobes g... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"Strobe malfunction"... who said that when your strobes go off-sync is always a bad thing? do to leakage in one of the strobes battery, one of the strobe was missfiring or firing like a strobo light and I think this caused the different tones
shortlistedShortlisted!
Final RoundThrough to 2016 awards final round judging
24 Votes
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Bubble love... very small ones I had to use the +10 by Gaetano Gargiulo
Bubble love... very small ones I had to use the +10
12 Votes
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The colors of the night here in Australia... I used multi... by Gaetano Gargiulo
The colors of the night here in Australia... I used multiple strobes to lit the sandy bottom and create a day-light illusion...squids were very pleased with it...
shortlistedShortlisted!
Final RoundThrough to 2016 awards final round judging
19 Votes
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leafy by Mathieu Foulquié
leafy
13 Votes
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Interracial?? or casual encounter?? strange things happen... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Interracial?? or casual encounter?? strange things happen in the meshes of the shark nets...maybe what happens into the nets stays into the nets... :D
7 Votes
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Minimal use of PS, I used 3 strobes to create the image. ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Minimal use of PS, I used 3 strobes to create the image. one strobe to the subject and 2 on the white sand
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2016

Final RoundThrough to 2016 awards final round judging
13 Votes
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Courting couple (Sydney's pygmy pipe-horse fish) by Gaetano Gargiulo
Courting couple (Sydney's pygmy pipe-horse fish)
9 Votes
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Close up of Scorpion Fish taken off Rotnest island. Fish ... by Ally Smith
Close up of Scorpion Fish taken off Rotnest island. Fish sheltering from heavy swell and surge
13 Votes
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Monster... the little squid was using my lights to hunt m... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Monster... the little squid was using my lights to hunt mid-water. I really enjoyed it
shortlistedShortlisted!
10 Votes
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Photograph of a jellyfish caught in a shaft of sunlight a... by Ally Smith
Photograph of a jellyfish caught in a shaft of sunlight and providing shelter to three tiny puffer fish
7 Votes
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A chance encounter with the rare Rough Toothed Dolphin wh... by Jessie Cripps
A chance encounter with the rare Rough Toothed Dolphin while photographing Humpbacks in Tonga.
10 Votes
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Is this my best side?? the pajama squid took advantage of... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Is this my best side?? the pajama squid took advantage of my lights to hunt mid water
shortlistedShortlisted!
9 Votes
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"Belly" Grey Nurse Shark by Mark Gray
"Belly" Grey Nurse Shark
2 Votes
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"Jaws Theme" Grey Nurse Shark by Mark Gray
"Jaws Theme" Grey Nurse Shark
9 Votes
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nudibranch at night by Mark Reilly
nudibranch at night
shortlistedShortlisted!
9 Votes
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The Daily pygmy... this time I had to wait over 50min in ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
The Daily pygmy... this time I had to wait over 50min in the surge before that she got brave enough to get out of the weed...
8 Votes
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I stacked two wet lenses to make this portrait of pygmy p... by Gaetano Gargiulo
I stacked two wet lenses to make this portrait of pygmy pipe-horse fish
shortlistedShortlisted!
16 Votes
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Mu mum said I am beautiful!!! by Gaetano Gargiulo
Mu mum said I am beautiful!!!
17 Votes
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leafy frontal shot by Gaetano Gargiulo
leafy frontal shot
11 Votes
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sea dragon sketch by Gaetano Gargiulo
sea dragon sketch
7 Votes
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green is the new black!!! I just enhanced the natural col... by Gaetano Gargiulo
green is the new black!!! I just enhanced the natural color of the water to obtain this green backdrop
3 Votes
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Diving in the sun... very murky water and few friendly dr... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Diving in the sun... very murky water and few friendly dragons...
8 Votes
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"Natural Colors" just the background is been manipulated ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"Natural Colors" just the background is been manipulated (minimally) to remove almost all of the colors and leave it neutral so the dragons stands out in its natural colors
13 Votes
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Not much manipulation required. I have uploaded the one w... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Not much manipulation required. I have uploaded the one with the original water color as well so you can compare. I just used the curve tool on the already burnt sun burst and then dodged a bit the rest of the water around the dragon...
19 Votes
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Dance into the light...
The vis dropped to less than 1m ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Dance into the light...
The vis dropped to less than 1m during the dive.so I made use of the milky white water to achieve clear background. Minimal PS involved, just the curve tool. Also no fiddling I just waited for the surge to bring it to me!!!
8 Votes
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"lost into the blue" the dragon was swimming in the curre... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"lost into the blue" the dragon was swimming in the current and pushed by the surge. careful position of myself under the boulders allowed me to take this shot into the blue...
shortlistedShortlisted!
22 Votes
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