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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Australia (4)

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Wanted to get a near to front on shot of a Weedy Sea Dragon. After about thirty minutes I managed to get this. The position of the lights hit at just the right angle to highlight the beautiful colours of the body.
By Haydn Salvas
posted (last week)
18 votes

Love these gobies that just pop their head out of holes in and around the Flinders Pier engine block
By Haydn Salvas
posted (last week)
11 votes


By Gaetano Gargiulo
posted (This month)
10 votes

Scuttling away from under a test cement plate, signalling stay away . . .a Blue Ringed Octopus
By Bill Van Eyk
posted (5 days ago)
10 votes

Looking up at a diver at Lady Elliott Island near Hervey Bay Queensland Australia
By Bill Van Eyk
posted (4 days ago)
9 votes

ascidian, Banksia Sea Squirt (Sycozoa pulchra)
By Bill Van Eyk
posted (2 days ago)
4 votes

Ningaloo Sunset
By Nick Thake
posted (last week)
3 votes

Lake Eacham, Queensland, Canon 7D, 10-22mm lens, Nimar housing. www.aquadreaming.com.au
By David Haintz
posted (3 days ago)
2 votes

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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
7 Votes
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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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2 generation of sea-horse in one shot... enjoy :-) by Gaetano Gargiulo
2 generation of sea-horse in one shot... enjoy :-)
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 28, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Seahorse and snail. Chowder Bay, Sydney Harbour
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28 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 27, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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OMG...my water just broke!!! by Gaetano Gargiulo
OMG...my water just broke!!!
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29 Votes
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Pteraeolidia ianthina w/- eggs, Bare Island
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32 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 23, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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almost too big for my 105micro by Gaetano Gargiulo
almost too big for my 105micro
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 21, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Southern pigmy squid (~7mm in length) I used a 105micro +... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Southern pigmy squid (~7mm in length) I used a 105micro + kenko 1.4x and a wet 10+ diopter to achieve the shot. my setup can achieve a magnification of ~6 times the life size
24 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 20, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Great shark. 
Picture was taken with a sony nex 5 and na... by Chloé Marechal
Great shark.
Picture was taken with a sony nex 5 and nauticam housing during an trip with Rodney fox shark expedition.
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 17, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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cornered by Gaetano Gargiulo
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25 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 15, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Pigmy wobbegong shark eye wide open... taken using a 105m... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Pigmy wobbegong shark eye wide open... taken using a 105micro+1.4x teleconverter and 2X macromate. it was a very tiny specimen
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2014
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date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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"The golden beauty of the shark-net" by Gaetano Gargiulo
"The golden beauty of the shark-net"
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 12, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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"pretty full mouth..." I guess that the waiting was almos... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"pretty full mouth..." I guess that the waiting was almost over for this happy dad...
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 11, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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creative experiment with a friendly weedy sea-draqon. Sho... by Gaetano Gargiulo
creative experiment with a friendly weedy sea-draqon. Shot during a population survey...
29 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 10, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Fiddler ray eye close-up by Gaetano Gargiulo
Fiddler ray eye close-up
27 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 7, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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A weedy seadragon. Endemic to the southern coastlines of Australia and truly beautiful to see and photograph.
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 6, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Hippocampus by Theo Robotis
Hippocampus
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 5, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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Smooth Stingray, (One of the largest stingrays in the wor... by Christopher Jansen
Smooth Stingray, (One of the largest stingrays in the world) came flying over a reef. Only had time to get a few shots off before ducking out of the way.
Taken with a Canon 70D, Tokina 10-17mm and Inon strobes
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 4, 2014
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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Natural lighting in a pool with a black weighted back cloth.
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21 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 3, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Australia
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Peeling back the liquid layers... I wish I had gills
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 3, 2014
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Scuba diving on the HMAS Swan, Dunsborough, WA by Rachel Bartlett
Scuba diving on the HMAS Swan, Dunsborough, WA
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