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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Paul Colley

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2014

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Southern Stingrays cruising over a shallow sand bar to the North of Grand Cayman.  The split is part photoshop manipulated to correct some dome splashing in the heavy swell.
By Paul Colley
posted Wednesday, February 23, 2011
62 votes

Cardinalfish brooding eggs: 60mm lens with +3 diopter.
By Paul Colley
posted Monday, June 6, 2011
47 votes

Barracuda school with one Great Barracuda interacting with the school of smaller ones; not sure what this behaviour was.
By Paul Colley
posted Monday, August 19, 2013
47 votes

Southern Stingray passing under a dive boat
By Paul Colley
posted Monday, February 14, 2011
45 votes

My first encounter with a stunning silky shark.
By Paul Colley
posted Saturday, December 14, 2013
44 votes

Split level shot of a Southern Stingray off the coast of Grand Cayman
By Paul Colley
posted Wednesday, February 2, 2011
43 votes

Natural light monochrome of the USS Kittiwake
By Paul Colley
posted Friday, April 1, 2011
42 votes

This is the newly-sunk wreck of USS Kittiwake in the Cayman Islands.  Shot with a 10-17mm lens in clear water, you can see the wreck from bow to midships.
By Paul Colley
posted Monday, January 31, 2011
40 votes

Ascension Island Black Durgon.  This Trigger Fish looks almost jet black at a distance, but close up is a riot of colour.
By Paul Colley
posted Sunday, November 20, 2011
40 votes

Red Sea reef at dusk.
By Paul Colley
posted Thursday, November 7, 2013
39 votes
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286 Entries Found: Page 1  of  11
Silky shark
5 Votes
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date posted posted: (2 days ago)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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Saltwater crocodile
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16 Votes
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date posted posted: (6 days ago)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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WWI submarine at 60m
12 Votes
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Scorpionfish detail
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Indian Mackerel school & diver
8 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Spider crab & diver
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 22, 2014
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Atlantic (European coastal) United Kingdom
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the dream dive
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 16, 2014
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Bohar Snapper school
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Very nice behavior shot.
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, October 10, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Seal portrait
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19 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 5, 2014
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: North Sea United Kingdom
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Beautiful blues
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21 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 2, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: English Channel United Kingdom
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Beautiful Blue
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15 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 29, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: English Channel United Kingdom
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shark & sun rays
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 25, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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Lizard fish & cleaner
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 18, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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Reef sharks in formation
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 4, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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Reef shark close pass
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 2, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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free-swimming remora by Paul Colley
free-swimming remora
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 1, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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Mermaid over coral outcrop
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Barracuda school: order amongst chaos
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 20, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Mermaid Silhouette
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29 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, July 11, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Shrimp super-macro
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 7, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: English Channel United Kingdom
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Barracuda tail shot: although tail shots are not the accepted wisdom, I think that this kind of viewpoint makes a really interesting composition.
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 2, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Barracuda vortex
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 1, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Schooling bohar snappers
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, June 23, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Free diver ascending on the anchor chain of Silolona
34 Votes
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Reef shark with bite marks on pectoral fin
30 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 5, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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Ascension Island Marmalade Razorfish
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23 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 31, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Atlantic (South) Saint Helena
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Split level taken during a fashion shoot...
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 17, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: United Kingdom
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286 Entries Found: Page 1  of  11