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one subject but 2 photographers... :D
"Baffone" this goat fish was swimming towards me when I snapped this shot!!!
Ain't sharing!!! large octopus feasting (and not sharing) on a fish just caught
The golden one. Caught using my lights to hunt
super small aplysia detail (105+1.4x+10subsee) resting on a leaf
Stuck on my dome (1) ... the octopus after the attack to its reflection explored the camera then coiled itself and sprung out. that is just before going away
ready to take off. After checking that "inside my dome" there was no competitor the octopus took off with a fluid movement
The octopus "provoked" by its reflection in my dome port, attacked the virtual octopus...
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2015

Final RoundThrough to 2015 awards final round judging
shot in midwater, the withe is been produced lmost entirely with PS
The last supper:
The crab thought that got lucky... its dinner will be paid with its life... Never play with blue-ringed...
"The Hulk" this large moray eel is also known as "old man" and always sits in a hole at the base of the pylons in Clifton Gardens
super small pygmy squid (105+10subsee) the white background is achieved using the highly reflective sand and enhanced with PS
shortlistedShortlisted!
Red Indian fish surprised on the bare sand (night dive)
Glass... Using 3 strobes and a wet lens I was able to illuminate its glass like texture
"Kiss-me"
105/2.8 +10 Subsee
Playing with the light over large corals at ~20m of dept
Threesome :-) the smaller male was trying to sneak in during the mating all the times
Pygmy pipe-horse fish (male)
Unusual pygmy pipe horse almost entirely blue
lovely female of Pygmy Pipe-horse fish (105 micro +10 subsee)
Color-burst. Taken with a very narrow (f45) in murky water
mating stink-fishes (or dragonets)
Pencil sea urchin mouth
Dinner time: A blue dragon feasting on its favorite "prey"
Juvenile Sydney pipe-horse fish shoot with the 105micro and +10 subsee no crop
Full figure portrait of Pygmy Pipe-horse.
P I O V R A... Octopus... "Micropus" :-) as big as a 2euro coin...
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