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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith (3)

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Silversides are reflected in a diver's mask as he watches a huge swirl of the tiny fish.
By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted Saturday, June 17, 2017
30 votes

Up close and personal with a great hammerhead
By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted Saturday, July 1, 2017
30 votes


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posted Wednesday, May 3, 2017
29 votes


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posted Monday, March 20, 2017
28 votes


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posted Sunday, February 14, 2016
26 votes


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posted Thursday, August 3, 2017
26 votes


By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted Wednesday, January 31, 2018
26 votes


By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted Tuesday, August 9, 2016
25 votes


By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted Tuesday, August 22, 2017
25 votes


By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted Sunday, September 17, 2017
25 votes
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"Christmas Comparison" - I photographed these same Christmas tree worms as an example for single strobe position. Shot with identical settings but moving the strobe further back to create more shadows, and hence, texture!
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Dolphins In High-Key" - Spotted dolphins frolic in the waters of Bimini, Bahamas
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Sun rays spread behind a manatee in early-morning light while trees are visible through the Snell's window.
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 19, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea United States
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"Exiting The Maze" - A Caribbean reef shark threads through a coral maze and out into open sand.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Wide Angle Snoot - Photograph #3: Third in a series of images where I'm experimenting with wide angle snoot technique. A lobster is illuminated by my snoot, while intentional light bleed from my strobe provides 3-D light on the edge a sponge.
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date posted posted: Friday, November 10, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Wide Angle Snoot - Photograph #2: Second in a series of images where I'm experimenting with wide angle snoot technique.
A green moray eel is isolated by strobe light as it hides in an overhang on the East side of Grand Cayman.
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date posted posted: Friday, November 10, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Wide Angle Snoot - Photograph #1 - First in a series of images where I'm experimenting with wide angle snoot technique. Here, a cluster of sponges are illuminated and isolated by a single strobe as a school of fish race over the reef.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 8, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"A Sweet Moment"
A manatee calf looks up at the camera as another one nurses on mom. Photographed at Three Sisters Spring in Crystal River on Tuesday.
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21 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, November 3, 2017
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Caribbean Sea United States
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"Sunrise Manatee"
A manatee is bathed in sun rays in the Crystal River. Photographed at first light.
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Beautiful composition and lighting
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 1, 2017
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Caribbean Sea United States
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Hydroid In High Key
Always looking for a unique and artistic way to shoot familiar subjects smile
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date posted posted: Friday, October 27, 2017
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Sponges In 3-D"
Sponges pop off the screen. Double exposure on a single frame. Shot in camera on the multiple exposure setting.
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 23, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"OCD Diver Tries To Right Shipwreck"
Kittiwake shipwreck
Grand Cayman
Diver model: Simon Claeys
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10 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, October 20, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"A Shark In Motion Tends To Stay In Motion" - Panning while photographing one of the three Caribbean reef sharks who spent the entire dive with us!
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date posted posted: Monday, October 16, 2017
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"After"
The USS Kittiwake was moved dramatically by Hurricane Nate!
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2017

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21 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 12, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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The USS Kittiwake has been rolled into the reef by in Hurricane Nate and is now lying at an angle.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 10, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
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"Pastel Nudi" - Nudibranch tentatively identified as Creutzsberg's Spurilla. A rare find here on Grand Cayman.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 4, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Dreamy Squid" - Squid near the surface with the sky and clouds dreamily in the background.
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date posted posted: Monday, October 2, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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A juvenile slender filefish is backlit with my strobe as it hides next to a gorgonian.
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 28, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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A hammerhead splits a grouping of nurse sharks as it crui... by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
A hammerhead splits a grouping of nurse sharks as it cruises over sand.
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 23, 2017
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic (North American coastal) Bahamas
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"Oscar The Grouch" - A secretary blenny peers out of its home. Photographed with Nauticam SMC and shallow-depth-of-field.
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 17, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
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Sponges Three Different Ways! - 1 of 3
The same set of sponges, shot three different ways minutes apart.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 11, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
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Sponges Three Different Ways! - 2 of 3
The same set of sponges, shot three different ways minutes apart.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 11, 2017
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Sponges Three Different Ways! - 3 of 3
The same set of sponges, shot three different ways minutes apart.
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date posted posted: Monday, September 11, 2017
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"Charging Through" - A tarpon races into a ball of silversides through the entrance to a grotto.
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date posted posted: Friday, September 1, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
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A tiny, beautiful nudibranch found in Grand Cayman. Sized about 1/3" inch / 8mm in length. Species: Dondice occidentalis
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 27, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
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"Turbulent Seas" - Waves crash into a shallow reef as a gorgonian is washed around by the rough sea.
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"The Cleaner" - A graysby sits patiently as it's cleaned by a sharknose goby.
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 17, 2017
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