loading Photo Contest loading ...
please wait - lots of graphics on this page!
Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Tasman Sea (6)

Underwater photo contest

Peoples' Vote


Is this my best side?? the pajama squid took advantage of my lights to hunt mid water
By Gaetano Gargiulo
posted (last week)
9 votes

The Daily pygmy... this time I had to wait over 50min in the surge before that she got brave enough to get out of the weed...
By Gaetano Gargiulo
posted (This month)
8 votes


By Mark Gray
posted (last week)
8 votes

Monster... the little squid was using my lights to hunt mid-water. I really enjoyed it
By Gaetano Gargiulo
posted (last week)
8 votes

Courting couple (Sydney's pygmy pipe-horse fish)
By Gaetano Gargiulo
posted (last week)
8 votes

Minimal use of PS, I used 3 strobes to create the image. one strobe to the subject and 2 on the white sand
By Gaetano Gargiulo
posted Yesterday
5 votes


By Mark Gray
posted (last week)
2 votes

About Peoples' vote About Peoples' vote
Forums
forum latest this is cool :-)
By steven
06:03 CST Today (8 hours ago)
forum latest Squat lobster swimming???
By bar
08:55 CST Today (6 hours ago)
forum latest RULES
By markosixty6
13:44 CST Today (1 hour ago)
forum latest Impressive
By iyad68
Monday, September 26, 2016
forum latest wow!
By bar
06:50 CST Today (8 hours ago)
Photo Dive Sites
dive sites latestcruise ship excursion
Belize, Gulf Of Mexico
dive sites latestMuseo Atlantico Lanzarote
Spain, Atlantic (European coastal)
dive sites latestTonga
Tonga, Pacific
dive sites latestPlaya Chica
Spain, Atlantic (European coastal)
dive sites latestSafari Diving
Spain, Atlantic (European coastal)
dive sites latestRotnest Island
Australia, Indian Ocean
dive sites latestStone Island, Ayvalik
Turkey, Aegean Sea
dive sites latestDharavandhoo corner
Maldives, Andaman Sea
dive sites latestChichiriviche de La Costa
Venezuela, Gulf of Venezuela
dive sites latestShark Reef Marine Reserve
Fiji, Koro Sea

Search the Contest

Entries by Category
Entries by Sea
Entries by Country
or enter search text

forum forum Stats Portfolios Annual Medal Winners slide show Annual Medal Winners spam voting policy photo contest RSS feed rules

Weekly Hotshot

Week 39 winner

weekly hotshot click to zoom

by Steven Miller

White eyes, inky black

Monthly Winners

August Winner

monthly hotshot click to zoom

by Pietro Cremone


Last Month's HotShots...


Hotshot stats...
Kelvin H.y. Tan (Second place)
Allen Walker (Third place)
Upload a Photo
Our UW photo contest is the longest running and most prestigious online. If you want to make a name for yourself this is THE place to do it.
Just look at some of the internationally acclaimed photographers who have launched their u/w photo careers here over the years.

Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Tasman Sea

688 Entries Found: Page 6  of  26
using a twin YS250 pro with snoots I achieved the full be... by Gaetano Gargiulo
using a twin YS250 pro with snoots I achieved the full belack background with a lit subject... lens: tokina 10-17 +kenko 1.4x @14
14 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Saturday, March 1, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Gaetano Gargiulo
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Running away... Tokina 10-17 (1.4x ring at the back) @10m... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Running away... Tokina 10-17 (1.4x ring at the back) @10mm (14mm) YS250pro with snoot
14 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Saturday, February 22, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Gaetano Gargiulo
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
very tiny nudi. I had to use the 105micro in combination ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
very tiny nudi. I had to use the 105micro in combination with the 1.4 multiplier on a cropped sensor...
7 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Friday, February 21, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Gaetano Gargiulo
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Polycera capensis, Nelson Bay
shortlistedShortlisted!
38 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Friday, February 14, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Doug Anderson
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Just a portrait of a proud papa`... Nikon D300s +105/2.8 ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Just a portrait of a proud papa`... Nikon D300s +105/2.8 micro twin YS250pro 1/60 f36 ISO100
10 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Gaetano Gargiulo view portfolio
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
cardinal fish with eggs by Gaetano Gargiulo
cardinal fish with eggs
5 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Gaetano Gargiulo
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
The "best" flower of the bunch... pretty unusual to see a... by Gaetano Gargiulo
The "best" flower of the bunch... pretty unusual to see a scorpionfish hiding in the octocoral
16 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Wednesday, February 5, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Gaetano Gargiulo
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
We get some crazy storms on the South Coast, NSW. They move so fast you've got to be on the ball to catch them. This one was just before dark and was all over in minutes!
shortlistedShortlisted!
14 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Tuesday, February 4, 2014
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Matthew Smith
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
This little shrimp (hiding in a sea-pen) was pictured usi... by Gaetano Gargiulo
This little shrimp (hiding in a sea-pen) was pictured using a 105/2.8 micro + 1.4 kenko teleconverter and a +10macromate wet diopter. the use of the diopter allowed me to stay more distant and not to scare it off
7 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Sunday, February 2, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Gaetano Gargiulo
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Dorisprismatica sp, Bare Island.
13 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Saturday, February 1, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Doug Anderson
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
2 generation of sea-horse in one shot... enjoy :-) by Gaetano Gargiulo
2 generation of sea-horse in one shot... enjoy :-)
21 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Tuesday, January 28, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Gaetano Gargiulo
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Seahorse and snail. Chowder Bay, Sydney Harbour
shortlistedShortlisted!
Final RoundThrough to 2014 awards final round judging
28 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Monday, January 27, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Doug Anderson
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
OMG...my water just broke!!! by Gaetano Gargiulo
OMG...my water just broke!!!
Third place Monthly HotShots

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
One of my favorites of the month.
31 Votes
VOTE!
Pteraeolidia ianthina w/- eggs, Bare Island
shortlistedShortlisted!
32 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Thursday, January 23, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Doug Anderson
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
almost too big for my 105micro by Gaetano Gargiulo
almost too big for my 105micro
13 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Tuesday, January 21, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Gaetano Gargiulo
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Southern pigmy squid (~7mm in length) I used a 105micro +... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Southern pigmy squid (~7mm in length) I used a 105micro + kenko 1.4x and a wet 10+ diopter to achieve the shot. my setup can achieve a magnification of ~6 times the life size
26 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Monday, January 20, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Gaetano Gargiulo view portfolio
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Lunacy.....! Moon Jellyfish - Aurelia aurita. New Zealand... by Stefan Follows
Lunacy.....! Moon Jellyfish - Aurelia aurita. New Zealand, Poor Knights. G10-250-f5.6-iso100-Internal Flash
15 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Friday, January 17, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea New Zealand
view portfolio more shots by Stefan Follows view portfolio
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
cornered by Gaetano Gargiulo
cornered
27 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Wednesday, January 15, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Gaetano Gargiulo
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Pigmy wobbegong shark eye wide open... taken using a 105m... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Pigmy wobbegong shark eye wide open... taken using a 105micro+1.4x teleconverter and 2X macromate. it was a very tiny specimen
19 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Gaetano Gargiulo
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
"The golden beauty of the shark-net" by Gaetano Gargiulo
"The golden beauty of the shark-net"
20 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Sunday, January 12, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Gaetano Gargiulo view portfolio
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
"pretty full mouth..." I guess that the waiting was almos... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"pretty full mouth..." I guess that the waiting was almost over for this happy dad...
19 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Saturday, January 11, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Gaetano Gargiulo
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
creative experiment with a friendly weedy sea-draqon. Sho... by Gaetano Gargiulo
creative experiment with a friendly weedy sea-draqon. Shot during a population survey...
29 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Friday, January 10, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Gaetano Gargiulo view portfolio
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Fiddler ray eye close-up by Gaetano Gargiulo
Fiddler ray eye close-up
27 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Tuesday, January 7, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Gaetano Gargiulo
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
A weedy seadragon. Endemic to the southern coastlines of Australia and truly beautiful to see and photograph.
24 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Monday, January 6, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Matthew Smith view portfolio
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Peeling back the liquid layers... I wish I had gills
17 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Friday, January 3, 2014
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Matthew Smith
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Freediving 10m deep using 5dmark1 with 17-40mm. Local res... by Ronald Brear
Freediving 10m deep using 5dmark1 with 17-40mm. Local resident grey nurse shark.
17 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Monday, December 23, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Ronald Brear
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
A "turtibranch" - cross between a turtle and a nudibranch"" by Brian Pool
A "turtibranch" - cross between a turtle and a nudibranch""
15 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Sunday, December 22, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Brian Pool
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
688 Entries Found: Page 6  of  26