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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Tonga (3)

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A playful humpback whale rolls and frolics just below the surface of the water in Ha'apai, Kingdom of Tonga.
By Shane Keena
posted (3 days ago)
4 votes

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Freediving Swallows Cave, Vava'u.
Canon 550D, Tokina 10-... by Quentin Long
Freediving Swallows Cave, Vava'u.
Canon 550D, Tokina 10-17mm, Aquatica Housing and 4" mini dome.
14 Votes
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This Lionfish was quite interested in the camera and gave... by Sabine Frank
This Lionfish was quite interested in the camera and gave me the opportunity for some nice close-up shots.
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 20, 2010
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Tonga
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Humpback calf gliding by Sabine Frank
Humpback calf gliding
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Final RoundThrough to 2010 awards final round judging
37 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 10, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Tonga
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Humpback whale mother and 4 week old calf. Vava'u Tonga. Nikon D300 in sea & sea housing.
40 Votes
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Humpback whale mother and 4 week old calf taken in Vava'u Tonga. I was lucky enough to spend 30 amazing minutes with them and came within 2 meters.
34 Votes
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Longnose Hawkfish posing on a clamshell at 22 meters by Sabine Frank
Longnose Hawkfish posing on a clamshell at 22 meters
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 1, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Tonga
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diver's bubbles
13 Votes
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Closeup image of a humpback mother and calf. Vava'u Tonga. No cropping. Nikon D300 with 10-20mm sigma lens.
Gold Medal Gold Medal 2009

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22 Votes
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Image of divers in a cave, Vava'u Tonga.
16 Votes
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snorkeler and humpback whale. Vava'u Tonga. Nikon D300 with 10-20mm sigma.
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Image of a humpback mother and calf, taken in Vava'u Tonga. Nikon D300 10-20mm sigma, in sea & sea housing.
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Touching study. Not often you see an U/W shot that says 'family'
31 Votes
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I found it harder to photograph these subjects as they mo... by Maria Munn
I found it harder to photograph these subjects as they move much faster than you think. Luckily, this baby whale wouldn't leave us alone whilst snorkelling near to Mounu Island, Vavau'a in Tonga.
22 Votes
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Aargh. Vava'u, Tonga.
7 Votes
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The picture is of a Mum and calf humpback Whale taken in ... by James Nicholson
The picture is of a Mum and calf humpback Whale taken in Tonga in September using a D300 - the wide angle was needed as they came up very close - i had an awesome time with them - through my photos i can share the feeling & experience with others.
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 15, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Tonga
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Mother and new born calf in Tonga off Vava'u, no strobes just had nice ambient light
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28 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 9, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific Tonga
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view portfolio more shots by Jeannette Howard
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Southern hemisphere humpback whale (Megaptera novaeanglia... by Jovin Lim
Southern hemisphere humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) Mother and calf - synchronizing
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2008

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Ahh, Mum and Baby
34 Votes
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it was funny watching theese fish swimming along the reef... by Trevor Byett
it was funny watching theese fish swimming along the reef in a line taken with olympus s720 sopu nuku'alofa
10 Votes
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lizard fish resting on tail and pelvic fins harbour reef ... by Trevor Byett
lizard fish resting on tail and pelvic fins harbour reef nuku'alofa tonga taken with olympus 720
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 10, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Tonga
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clam at a local beach on tongatapu taken with an olympus ... by Trevor Byett
clam at a local beach on tongatapu taken with an olympus 720sw
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 5, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Tonga
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green pullers swimming in purple coral ,vuna rd Nuku'alof... by Trevor Byett
green pullers swimming in purple coral ,vuna rd Nuku'alofa taken with olympus 720sw
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, April 4, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Tonga
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Black and white stripe fish on local beach reef tongatapu... by Trevor Byett
Black and white stripe fish on local beach reef tongatapu Tonga
8 Votes
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anemone fish swimming on a local harbour reef nuku'alofa ... by Trevor Byett
anemone fish swimming on a local harbour reef nuku'alofa tonga using olympus 720
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 25, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Tonga
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Tonga
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group of four fish amongst the coral on reef off vuna roa... by Trevor Byett
group of four fish amongst the coral on reef off vuna road Nuku'alofa
17 Votes
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Nemo colony - Nuku'alofa harbour by Trevor Byett
Nemo colony - Nuku'alofa harbour
9 Votes
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one of most vivid fish on the reef always brightens up th... by Trevor Byett
one of most vivid fish on the reef always brightens up the day taken with oylmpus 720
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 18, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Tonga
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cuttle fish nuku'alofa harbour reef tongatapu very friendly by Trevor Byett
cuttle fish nuku'alofa harbour reef tongatapu very friendly
6 Votes
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sea snake on the reef nuku'alofa taken with olympus 720 by Trevor Byett
sea snake on the reef nuku'alofa taken with olympus 720
6 Votes
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