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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Dominican Republic

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A magical moment as an ocean giant decides to come closer for an inspection and then gently turns away to avoid harming me.
— Subal underwater housing, Canon 1Dx, Canon EF8-15mm fisheye @ 15mm, f11, 1/250, ISO640, natural light
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date posted posted: Monday, November 16, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominican Republic
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Torpedos away...
— Subal underwater housing, Canon 1Dx, Canon EF 8-15mm @ 15mm, f11, 1/800, ISO640, available light.
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Rowdy male humpbacks blast bubbles underwater, battling for the affection of the single female.

Subal underwater housing, Canon 1Dx, Canon EF 8-15mm @ 15mm, f11, 1/250, ISO640, available light.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 28, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominican Republic
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'Few experiences have ever rivaled being within touching distance of a curious humpback whale that just wanted to be close.'

Subal underwater housing, Canon 1Dx, Canon EF 8-15mm @ 15mm, f11, 1/250, ISO640, available light.
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Fluke of a humpback whale in the back-light
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 9, 2014
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominican Republic
view portfolio more shots by Michael Weberberger
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Tugboat La Lemon
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date posted posted: Saturday, November 29, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominican Republic
view portfolio more shots by Dmitry Vinogradov
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organ pipes by Claudio Stoppato
organ pipes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 19, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominican Republic
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organ pipes
so near by Claudio Stoppato
so near
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 26, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominican Republic
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Face to face - A whaleshark at the Silver Banks.
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 20, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominican Republic
view portfolio more shots by Christian Schlamann
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Shot on the St. George wreck in Dominican Republic by Juan Keyter
Shot on the St. George wreck in Dominican Republic
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great encounter on the Silver Banks
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Getting close to this giant with a fisheye lens is already a recipe for a fantastic image, the angle selected showing the sun beams and the eye contact with the whale makes it a winner.
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date posted posted: Friday, August 15, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominican Republic
view portfolio more shots by Michael Weberberger
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the Silver Banks are among the best areas to observe humpback whales
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one of the greatest moments in my life free dive with Humpback Whales
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2014
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One of my favorites of the month, great composition, could use some more contrast.
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 15, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Dominican Republic
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Meeting a whaleshark at the Silver Banks.
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Diver in freshwater cave; Models: Zaira, Peter; Nikon D3,... by Frank Schneider
Diver in freshwater cave; Models: Zaira, Peter; Nikon D3, Zoom f2.8/14-24mm, Seacam housing, two strobes Seacam 150 digital, all settings manual
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 4, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Dominican Republic
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A whale shark in contact with a underwater photographer at the Silver Banks.
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The sun rays make all the difference. My favorite whale shark of the month.
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Almost slapped by a humpback whale ;-)
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date posted posted: Friday, October 11, 2013
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominican Republic
view portfolio more shots by Wolfgang Zwicknagl
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Humpback baby - curiously watching me...
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 9, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominican Republic
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Adult humpback whale mother dancing between her cub and me - a magic and exciting moment!
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date posted posted: Monday, September 2, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominican Republic
view portfolio more shots by Wolfgang Zwicknagl
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Humpbackwhale family dancing in the sunlight...
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 18, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominican Republic
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Humpbacks in the Silver Banks. Half half.
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Beautiful time with a whale shark at the Silver Banks.
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 2, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Dominican Republic
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Humpback Mum and calf at the Silver Banks.
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 16, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Dominican Republic
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Whale shark at the Silver Banks.
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before the nightdive by Cipriano (ripli) Gonzalez
before the nightdive
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After a greit dive day relaxing on the beach
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 30, 2012
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominican Republic
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