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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith (7)

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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 Monday, March 20, 2017
27 votes


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posted Sunday, February 14, 2016
26 votes


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posted Wednesday, May 3, 2017
25 votes


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posted Thursday, August 3, 2017
25 votes


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posted Tuesday, August 9, 2016
24 votes


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posted Sunday, March 26, 2017
24 votes


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posted Tuesday, August 22, 2017
24 votes

Diver & Sponge
By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted Saturday, January 31, 2015
22 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith

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Three beautiful, strong, sleek reef sharks spent the entire dive with us, circling. On a couple of occasions I was able to swim hard and get even closer. What a stunning animal!
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date posted posted: Monday, September 21, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Two Heads Are Better Than One!"- I found a coral head with a green moray face sticking out one side, and a super long tail winding out the other. Confident it wasn't a record-size eel, I waited a long while.My patience was rewarded with this image.
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 17, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Jellyfish Abstract
I photographed facing up toward the top of the water to include the rippling water, and use the soft, overcast surface light to illuminate the jellyfish. I love how the jellyfish are reminiscent of both ameobas and flowers.
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 13, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
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Caribbean Reef Squid
This is the actual color! The squid was changing color as it swam forward and back, checking me out. It was moving up and down through the water column as well, enabling me to get this angle.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 9, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Fluorescence! This is so exciting! Using Nightsea filters to photograph, I discovered that the eyes of a banded coral shrimp fluoresce a vibrant green. I used a small aperture to focus only on the eyes. The coral it's on also fluoresced.
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While swimming out for a shore dive at sunset, I asked my friend to pose for me. I balanced one strobe on top of my head to give her face fill light, and placed the other strobe under the water to illuminate her tank and octo.
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"Starry Starry Day"
Starfish Point, Grand Cayman
The star effect from the sun, and reflected on the water, was achieved by shooting with a small aperture, not Photoshop.
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"Eye Of The Squid"
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"Earth"
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I've been experimenting with wide apertures when shooting my macro images lately. Here, I focused on this spotted cleaner shrimp's eye, letting everything else in front and behind blur.
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"Flight" - When I photographed this Spanish hogfish I went for an artistic look: I used a slow shutter speed and waited until the fish was racing over of a field of jagged lettuce leaf coral to provide background texture.
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 1, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
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"Dynamic" - This Caribbean reef squid was photographed during the day with a high shutter speed and small aperture.
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 23, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
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"Solar System"
This translucent winged comb jelly was photographed during the day with a high shutter speed and small aperture.
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 16, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
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I set my strobes in position to light just the front of this very long tube sponge. All of the sudden, this graysby swam up from the far back of the tube and checked me out, then just as quickly disappeared back down into deep recesses of the sponge.
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Juvenile Boxfish. This boxfish was bobbing and around coral and sponges, but nothing that was an attractive background. So I dialed up my aperture to f/3.2 to make a soft background.
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Battle Scars
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A diver models for me inside the Prince Albert shipwreck in Roatan, Honduras. I attached a strobe to the back of her tank and had her hold a Triggerfish sensor to make the strobe fire behind her, lighting up the background.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 23, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
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This seahorse was clinging to sealife as I prepared to photograph it. I had just gotten in position when the seahorse started free swimming and I was able to get this shot.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 16, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
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Tiny cryptic teardrop crab just inside a vase sponge.
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 11, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
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Purple Vase Sponges & Diver
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Elephant ear sponge and diver, Bonaire NA.
(The sponge appearing HUGE with close focus wide angle).
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"Dream Of The Stingray"
I used a slow shutter speed while panning slightly fast to achieve an artistic blur on both the background and stingray. Photographed just under the surface with the camera pointing slightly up to capture the reflection.
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Racing Under The Waves
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"Colorful Frame"
The wreck of the Doc Polson provides a colorful frame to view the dive boat above.
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"The Octopus and The Diver"
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Wreck of the Doc Polson.
If you look closely, you can see divers exploring the wreck.
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Abstract
Similan Islands
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date posted posted: Friday, April 3, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Andaman Sea Thailand
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