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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Caribbean Sea (6)

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Fata Morgana
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted (This month)
25 votes

'Suspended' - A diver descends to the wreck of the Kittiwake off the coast of Grand Cayman
By Tanya Houppermans
posted (This month)
23 votes


By Chase Darnell
posted (last week)
16 votes


By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted (This month)
15 votes


By Chase Darnell
posted (last week)
15 votes

Green Morey in the Reef, San Pedro Belize
By Alejandro Topete
posted (This month)
13 votes

Gardens of the queen
By Mathieu Foulquié
posted (last week)
13 votes


By Chase Darnell
posted (6 days ago)
13 votes


By Chase Darnell
posted (last week)
12 votes

Silversides! Photo 1 of 2

Silversides huddle together along the north wall on Grand Cayman. Seconds later they raced in formation across the colorful sponges, completely covering them - See Photo 2 to see the silversides covering the sponges!
By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted (last week)
12 votes
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I wish the Cayman grottoes would be filled with silversides once more.
Devil's Grotto, July 2013 (the last year of big numbers)
14 Votes
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'Spectral' - A southern stingray on the sandbar off the coast of Grand Cayman
13 Votes
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'On One Breath' - A freediver ascends from the wreck of the Kittiwake off the coast of Grand Cayman
7 Votes
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Colorful Ceilings
Inside the cut out in the iron shore known by local dive guides as the Ballroom.
8 Votes
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"Big Green"
A large Green Sea Turtle makes its way over a shallow reef on the North Side of Grand Cayman.
Fantasea Red Filter
9 Votes
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I prepared my camera with a fisheye lens, but with my extension ring on the port to create a false vignette. I was hoping for some larger marine life to utilize this effect. Perfect for when a goliath grouper--unusual for Cayman--showed up!
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, June 13, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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'Cleaning House' - The tiny eyes of pederson cleaner shrimp in the waters off of Grand Cayman
11 Votes
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Ready to spread my wings
Southern stingray at the sandbar
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Incredible over/under shot taken at exactly the right time!
28 Votes
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queen conch (Lobatus gigas)
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, June 10, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
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A colorful goby models for the camera atop star coral. I used a very shallow depth of field to focus only on the goby's eyes, and to make the rest of its translucent body blur into the backgruound.
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, June 10, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Gaudy Clown Crab (Platypodiella spectabilis)
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 9, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
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Roughhead Blenny - Acanthemblemaria aspera
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 9, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
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'Catching Some Rays' - Southern stingrays enjoying the warm, clear waters of Grand Cayman
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'Out On A Limb' - A flamingo tongue cowrie off the coast of Grand Cayman
6 Votes
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Spotlight. Caribbean Reef Shark swimming under the sun while the visibility isn't the best at Tiger Beach
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 9, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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Face to Face
When you are the biggest creature cruising around at any given moment you have the right of way. This large Loggerhead Turtle just kept his chosen path and it was up to me to snap this shot and roll out of the way.
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 8, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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'Surfing the Sandbar' - A southern stingray in the waters of Grand Cayman
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10 Votes
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Antillean Fileclam (Lima pellucida)
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
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A diver explores a swim through as light filters down from an opening in the ceiling.
Snapper Hole, Grand Cayman
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9 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Pederson's shrimp (Ancylomenes pedersoni)
2 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
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'Underwater Forest' - Sunlight shines through the tall corals off the coast of Grand Cayman
6 Votes
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'Welcome to the Ocean! I'll Be Your Guide.' A sharknose goby rests on coral in the waters off of Grand Cayman
9 Votes
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'Swirling the Bow' - A school of horse eye jacks swirls around toward the bow of the Kittiwake off the coast of Grand Cayman
15 Votes
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'Going Green' - A green sea turtle drifts through the shallow waters of Grand Cayman
5 Votes
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The Inimitable Gaudy Clown Crab
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Saint Lucia
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'Diving The Kittiwake' - Divers begin to descend upon the wreck of the Kittiwake off the coast of Grand Cayman
7 Votes
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"Pink Peppermint"
I set off to photograph a peppermint shrimp, and looked inside dozens of vase sponges until I finally found this one. I used a small aperture to keep just the eyes in focus and blur the background into a soft pink.
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 31, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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