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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Australia (4)

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2016

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Full angler-moon (2) taken with a reversed 50mm on the top of my 105macro. The vignetting is from the lens (3:1 mg ratio)
By Gaetano Gargiulo
posted (Last month)
9 votes

rare, a swimming frogfish. not-elicited behavior
By Gaetano Gargiulo
posted (Last month)
8 votes

A couple of banded toadfish Hide in the sand, only showing their opalescent eyes to passersby.
By Shane Hermans
posted (Last month)
8 votes

Hanging Out Sydney Octopus Sydney
By Debra Cahill
posted (Last month)
5 votes

Love is in sand...
By Gaetano Gargiulo
posted (Last month)
5 votes

This shot was taken with 35mm wide angle on the Great Barrier Reef. It was a night dive and the shark approached during a hunt. ISO4000 1/200 f20.
By Leslie Sherlin
posted (5 days ago)
3 votes

A very large Giant Cuttlefish (Sepia apama) strikes a pose on the edge of its territory.
By Shane Hermans
posted (2 days ago)
0 votes

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Whites Seahorse Pipeline Nelson Bay by Debra Cahill
Whites Seahorse Pipeline Nelson Bay
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 5, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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Short-Tailed Ceratosoma Little Beach Port Stevens by Debra Cahill
Short-Tailed Ceratosoma Little Beach Port Stevens
2 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, April 29, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Australia
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Turned B&W to increase the contrast of this ugly fish by Gaetano Gargiulo
Turned B&W to increase the contrast of this ugly fish
5 Votes
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Convict Goby
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 27, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Australia
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Glaucus Atlanticus by Kris O'keeffe
Glaucus Atlanticus
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 27, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Australia
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Ahwww so cute. it tried to swallow me...but only once!!! ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Ahwww so cute. it tried to swallow me...but only once!!! 1.2cm and growing
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 24, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Soo cute... it tried to kill me, but it's OK only once :D by Gaetano Gargiulo
Soo cute... it tried to kill me, but it's OK only once :D
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 23, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Blue... the blue hue is almost natural, just enhanced a b... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Blue... the blue hue is almost natural, just enhanced a bit with the curve tool
6 Votes
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I want to fly away from here... by Gaetano Gargiulo
I want to fly away from here...
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 17, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Sydney's Pygmy Pipehorse Bare Island La Perouse NSW by Debra Cahill
Sydney's Pygmy Pipehorse Bare Island La Perouse NSW
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 16, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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Just a pineapple :D they are so skittish I attempted this... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Just a pineapple :D they are so skittish I attempted this shot many time with a wideangle. Tokina 10-17 @17
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 14, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Love is: Holding tail, no matter what... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Love is: Holding tail, no matter what...
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 10, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Schooling Old Wives Wool Bay Jetty South Australia by Debra Cahill
Schooling Old Wives Wool Bay Jetty South Australia
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 7, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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Sea Lion Port Lincoln South Australia by Debra Cahill
Sea Lion Port Lincoln South Australia
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 2, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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Is this my best side?? This guy was so still that anemone... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Is this my best side?? This guy was so still that anemones started to use it as support (look close on its lips)
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, April 1, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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White sea-horse and I mean it :D by Gaetano Gargiulo
White sea-horse and I mean it :D
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6 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 30, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Striped Anglerfish Clifton Gardens New South Wales by Debra Cahill
Striped Anglerfish Clifton Gardens New South Wales
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 30, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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They rarely swim... but when they do they are awesome... ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
They rarely swim... but when they do they are awesome...
This fellow simply could not stands the noise of regs and swam away from divers as soon they they approach. it swims back and forth between 2 nearby pylons so I took this shot
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 29, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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White's Seahorse Clifton Gardens New South Wales by Debra Cahill
White's Seahorse Clifton Gardens New South Wales
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 27, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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Whaat? they said that ghosts cannot reflect in mirrors...... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Whaat? they said that ghosts cannot reflect in mirrors... (in reality what looks alike water surface is the high reflecting sand in Chowder bay and they are a pair...)
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 26, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Now I know why they are called white sea-horses... they g... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Now I know why they are called white sea-horses... they glow white :D
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 24, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Blue Swimming Crab Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia by Debra Cahill
Blue Swimming Crab Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 24, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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Despite the appearance, the white background is not artif... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Despite the appearance, the white background is not artificial. The water is so full of small algae that the strobe reflects almost entirely when angled. This shot is with 3 strobes to illuminate the subject too
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Very impressive technique! White background with minimum post processing is very hard to achieve, especially while lighting up the subject so well.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 23, 2016
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Ceratosoma Brevicaudatum Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia by Debra Cahill
Ceratosoma Brevicaudatum Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia
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date posted posted: Monday, March 21, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Australia
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... and then she looked at me with big brown eyes and sai... by Gaetano Gargiulo
... and then she looked at me with big brown eyes and said: "you ain't seen nothing yet..." :D
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date posted posted: Monday, March 21, 2016
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Great Barrier Reef Far North Qld shot with Olympus tg3 wh... by Kathleen Kramer
Great Barrier Reef Far North Qld shot with Olympus tg3 while snorkelling so relaxing.
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 20, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Australia
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Swimming ghost. The female of the pair by Gaetano Gargiulo
Swimming ghost. The female of the pair
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 19, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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