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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Richard Witmer

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2014

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Frogfish.  Anilao, Philippines.  G9/Ikelite DS160/UCL 165.
By Richard Witmer
posted Thursday, March 26, 2009
55 votes

SMILE!  Armina Sp. G9/Ikelite DS160/UCL 165.
By Richard Witmer
posted Monday, March 30, 2009
54 votes


By Richard Witmer
posted Thursday, June 17, 2010
44 votes

Wonderpuss (Wunderpus photogenicus).
By Richard Witmer
posted Thursday, November 24, 2011
43 votes

Glossodoris cincta.  Anilao, Philippines.  Canon G9/Ikelite DS160.
By Richard Witmer
posted Tuesday, February 17, 2009
39 votes

Glossodoris rufomarginata, at Anilao.  G9/Ikelite DS160.
By Richard Witmer
posted Tuesday, February 24, 2009
39 votes

Kiss My Glass Shrimp! Shrimp on an anemone. No Crop.  G9/Ikelite DS160s/Stacked Inon UCL165 lenses.
By Richard Witmer
posted Wednesday, July 29, 2009
39 votes

Mimic Cowries on soft coral.  These guys are TINY.  D300, 105MM, Macro Mate.  Cropped approximately 5% for composition.
By Richard Witmer
posted Monday, April 26, 2010
39 votes

Hypselodoris infucata.  Canon G9/Ikelite DS160 Strobe/UCL 165.
By Richard Witmer
posted Friday, March 20, 2009
38 votes

Thecacera Pacifica.  D300/Inon Strobes/105mm + Diopter
By Richard Witmer
posted Sunday, November 21, 2010
37 votes
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Turtle in Hawaii.  Tokina 10-17. by Richard Witmer
Turtle in Hawaii. Tokina 10-17.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 27, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Swaying in the breeze. by Richard Witmer
Swaying in the breeze.
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 17, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Rhinopias ATTACK! (or just yawning). D300/Inon Strobes/105mm
24 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 27, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Oahu - Yo-257, WW2 US Navy refueling ship, intentionally sunk in 1989 by the Atlantis Submarine Group as a dive site and as a wreck to be viewed on their submarine tours.
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 21, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Shrimp on an urchin.
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 18, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Sulu and Sulawesi Seas Indonesia
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Anemone with fish and snorkeling boat on the surface. D300/Tokina 10-17/Inon Strobes.
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 10, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Juvenile Sweetlips. 105mm
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, December 2, 2011
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Glow Sticks on the way to the Rave!
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 27, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Sulu and Sulawesi Seas Indonesia
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Stingfish (subfamily Minoinae). ID by Suzan smile
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, November 26, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Sulu and Sulawesi Seas Indonesia
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Wonderpuss (Wunderpus photogenicus).
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43 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 24, 2011
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Sulu and Sulawesi Seas Indonesia
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Turtle resting on the deck of a wreck off Oahu. Nikon D300/Inon Strobes/Tokina 10-17.
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 22, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Pretty! Common Lizard Fish. 105mm.
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, November 18, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Nice teeth! If you have ever tried shooting an adult box fish, you know how much fun this was smile D300/105mm
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35 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 27, 2011
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Sulu and Sulawesi Seas Indonesia
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Ambon Scorpion fish. D300/105mm
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26 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 26, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Sulu and Sulawesi Seas Indonesia
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Gymnadoris Alba. D300/Snooted w separate Ikelite DS160 w/slave sensor.
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33 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, February 7, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Just Fishin'. :D Juvenile Shaggy Froggy. Notice his lure is directly toward the camera. D300/105mm
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 30, 2011
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Gummy-Nudi! A delicious treat! (Noumea norba). This very small nudi was cruising along on a black piece of wood. D300/105mm/Inon Strobes.
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36 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 18, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Stargazer! Snooted, head-on. D300/105mm/Snooted Inon Z240. Less than 10% crop for composition.
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 11, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Merry Christmas!!! :D Photo is my brother, Cal, being himself.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 23, 2010
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Atlantic (North American coastal) United States
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Good enough to eat! D300/Inon Strobes/105mm.
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31 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 22, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Nudibranch. D300/105mm.
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 20, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Stars in his eyes! Frog Fish on a night dive. D300/105mm.
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A very tidy froggie - sharp, clean and sitting comfortably in the frame. Not a knock-out shot but one we'd all like in our portfolio
33 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 18, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Juvenile Frog Fish.
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, December 10, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Yellow Mantis Shrimp. D300/Inon Strobes/105mm.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 5, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Yellow Skeleton Shrimp. D300/Inon Strobes/105mm + diopter.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 4, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Flames smile D300/Inon Strobes/105mm
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, November 27, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Shrimp on an urchin. Very shallow DOF. D300/Inon Strobes/105mm + Woody's Diopter.
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 25, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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