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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Rand Mcmeins (3)

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Pygmy Portrait. D2x, 105mm, 2xteleconverter and lots of cussing.
By Rand Mcmeins
posted Tuesday, April 4, 2006
61 votes

Free Ride!
A small crab hitches a ride on a Red eye Medusa Jellyfish. Port Hardy, B.C. Canada
By Rand Mcmeins
posted Wednesday, January 14, 2009
58 votes

Zero Altitude.
Japenese Zero found about 5 years ago in Kimbe Bay, New Britain, PNG.
By Rand Mcmeins
posted Sunday, October 9, 2005
48 votes

Spanish Shawl laying eggs. Look closely and you can see a clear sac around them.
By Rand Mcmeins
posted Thursday, January 15, 2009
45 votes

Decorated Warbonnet. Port Hardy Canada. Finally able to get a head-on shot of this normally shy critter.
By Rand Mcmeins
posted Saturday, November 14, 2009
44 votes

Mother and baby Sealion. Sea of Cortez. D2x 10.5 FE.
By Rand Mcmeins
posted Thursday, May 11, 2006
43 votes

Cormorant hunting baitfish in the Sea of Cortez. Mexico
By Rand Mcmeins
posted Sunday, November 15, 2009
41 votes

Diving Los Islotes in the Sea of Cortez. I wanted to try and get a portrait of a Sealion pup. They dart around so much it's pretty hard to get them to pose...
By Rand Mcmeins
posted Thursday, January 22, 2009
40 votes

Think I may have startle this one. LOL! Hammerhead with King Angel cleaner.
D2x 15mm Fe
By Rand Mcmeins
posted Wednesday, August 2, 2006
30 votes

Swimming snail also known as a Pteropod. A pelagic gastropod mollusk. First time I've seen these in Port Hardy.
By Rand Mcmeins
posted Thursday, November 26, 2009
29 votes
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Grouper at cleaning station. Shrimp and Gobies. Nikon D2x. 105mm 2xtc.
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 15, 2006
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Netherlands Antilles
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Practicing for when Natl. Geo. contacts me for a cover....might be a while. LOL!
D2x 10.5mm
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 14, 2006
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Netherlands Antilles
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Hooker wreck in Bonaire. Nikon D2x, 10.5 FE.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 13, 2006
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Netherlands Antilles
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This was actually taken in Bonaire but that isn's on the country list.
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date posted posted: Monday, June 12, 2006
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Aruba
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The FLY! Ok, it's really a Banded shrimp. D2x 105mm 2xtc woody's diopter.
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 1, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Sulu and Sulawesi Seas Indonesia
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A "Shocked" gobie on wire coral. D2x 105mm w/2xtc
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 27, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Sulu and Sulawesi Seas Indonesia
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Small Blennie on coral. D2x, 105mm, 2xTC.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Turks and Caicos islands
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Frogfish, Catfish, baitfish...
D2x 10.5 FE
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 17, 2006
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Sulu and Sulawesi Seas Indonesia
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White eyed Moray on the hunt. D2X 60mm.
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date posted posted: Monday, May 15, 2006
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Sulu and Sulawesi Seas Indonesia
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Mother and baby Sealion. Sea of Cortez. D2x 10.5 FE.

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Did the flash not go off Rand? Who cares, it's great!
43 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 11, 2006
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Lionfish @ Bangka D2x 10.5mm
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, May 5, 2006
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Sulu and Sulawesi Seas Indonesia
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Magic Forest. Sooper macro of an Anemonefish in it's natural environment. Nikon D2X 105mm, 2XTeleconverter.
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 4, 2006
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Sulu and Sulawesi Seas Indonesia
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Pygmy Portrait. D2x, 105mm, 2xteleconverter and lots of cussing.
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Absolutely the last Pygmy Seahorse to win our monthly comp! It's good to go out on a high note. No more please, even the Doc won't top this one...
61 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 4, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Sulu and Sulawesi Seas Indonesia
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Hunter and the Hunted. Cormorant chasing bait fish in the Sea of Cortez.
D2x 10.5
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date posted posted: Monday, April 3, 2006
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Sunset on Little Cayman
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 2, 2006
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Soft coral and sun. Oly C5050
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 1, 2006
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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A perfect Day. D2x, Magic Filter, no strobes. Actually, the Sea of Cortez but it's not listed.
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date posted posted: Friday, March 31, 2006
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Dancing Fish. D2x 50mm Kimbe, Bay. PNG
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 30, 2006
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Coral Sea Papua New Guinea
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A very, hairy crab! Shot with the 105mm and 2xtc racked out to the max. Full frame, no cropping. Nikon D2x.
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 29, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Sulu and Sulawesi Seas Indonesia
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Whooosh! Manta encounter. The Sea of Cortez, Mexico.
Oly C4040
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 25, 2006
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Parrot fish. D2x 60mm
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date posted posted: Friday, March 24, 2006
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Turks and Caicos islands
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"I love the smell of barnacles in the morning". Barkley Sound, B.C. Canada
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 22, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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California Kelp Detail
Oly C5050
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Nudibranch with a twist, a greenwater background. D2x 60mm with Woody's diopter
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 19, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Sulu and Sulawesi Seas Indonesia
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Ma Ma! Well, not sure about that.
D2x 60mm Woody's diopter.
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date posted posted: Friday, March 17, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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Hey,(Bob) that flash is burning my eyes!
Mantis Shrimp. A shadowy figure on the reef. D2x 60mm Woody's diopter.
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 16, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Sulu and Sulawesi Seas Indonesia
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Underwater Spaceship. From Barkley Sound, B.C. Canada. Didn't think my camera would capture the lights that were flickering up and down the edges of this jellyfish. But, take a close look:
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 15, 2006
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