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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Caribbean Sea (6)

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Dead crab found floating on the surface at the bay of pigs, Cuba. Quite the shock when you are surfacing and this pops in front of your face!
By Kris Davies
posted (This month)
21 votes

Stingrays and boatman
By Pietro Cremone
posted (This month)
18 votes

'In Orbit' - Shooting upward at a Caribbean reef squid as it drifts under a cloudy, drizzly sky in the shallow waters of Grand Cayman
By Tanya Houppermans
posted (This month)
16 votes

A brightly-colored flagfin glass blenny rests on coral.  Shot with one strobe on an angle to provide texture.
(No snoot.)
By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted (last week)
15 votes

Stingray Magic
By Henley Spiers
posted (last week)
15 votes

Mermaid statue at Sunset House, Grand Cayman

I used a remote strobe with a Triggerfish strobe trigger to backlight the statue, and waited for the fish to be in a good position to click the shutter.
By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted (6 days ago)
15 votes

Family group, taken under permit
By Arun Madisetti
posted (This month)
14 votes

Golden Roughhead Blenny
By Henley Spiers
posted (This month)
14 votes

What Lurks Beneath - American Crocodile at Gardens of the Queen, Cuba
By Tig Fong
posted (Last month)
13 votes


By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted (This month)
12 votes
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Halloween Roughhead Blenny
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33 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Saint Lucia
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"The Furnace"
Deep in the decks of the Kittiwake I found... by Chase Darnell
"The Furnace"
Deep in the decks of the Kittiwake I found this object that I thought to be a stove. To create this glow, I detached my focus light and gently placed it inside.
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15 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 10, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Needlefish just below the surface gave a nice rippled ref... by Robert Michaelson
Needlefish just below the surface gave a nice rippled reflection
17 Votes
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I found this starfish climbing over mangrove tree roots. Once it got near the surface of the water, I was able to frame the photograph I wanted: both the over-under view, as well as the reflection of the starfish on the surface of the water.
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19 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 8, 2016
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Full Extension"
A large Hawksbill Turtle extends his fi... by Chase Darnell
"Full Extension"
A large Hawksbill Turtle extends his fins way out to create as much momentum for his dive as possible.
13 Votes
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over the garden wall. by Arun Madisetti
over the garden wall.
10 Votes
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"Starfish Through The Lens"
A starfish is seen both in front, and through, my Sea&Sea dome port. I took this photo as I framed a shot.
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 4, 2016
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Golden Portrait"
A rare golden coney. No filters used: I angled my strobes to light just the coney's face, and used a high shutter speed, which kept the water behind it blue and provided a nice contrast to the yellow.
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 4, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Lift Off"
A Spotted Eagle Ray propels itself up and ove... by Chase Darnell
"Lift Off"
A Spotted Eagle Ray propels itself up and over a coral head stirring up sand with its momentum.
13 Votes
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"The Big and the Little"
A pair of Slender File Fish cau... by Chase Darnell
"The Big and the Little"
A pair of Slender File Fish caught together.
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 3, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Excuse me coming through
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 3, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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"Back to Work"
After a small breath up on the surface th... by Chase Darnell
"Back to Work"
After a small breath up on the surface this Hawksbill is ready to dive.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 30, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Storm the Ship"
Horse-eyed Jacks crusiing past the Kitt... by Chase Darnell
"Storm the Ship"
Horse-eyed Jacks crusiing past the Kittiwake.
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14 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 29, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Turtle In The Sunlight"
A turtle glides over the reef under beautiful rays of light.
Spotts Beach, Grand Cayman
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 29, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"First to the Scene"
The Silversides have been sporadic ... by Chase Darnell
"First to the Scene"
The Silversides have been sporadic so far this year, but it never fails Tarpon are the first to know about it.
7 Votes
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Stars and snorkelers, Cozumel Mexico
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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"Green Dragon"
A diver illuminates an eel with his torch. by Chase Darnell
"Green Dragon"
A diver illuminates an eel with his torch.
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Ray Under Rays"
Since the Ray's are so used to snorkele... by Chase Darnell
"Ray Under Rays"
Since the Ray's are so used to snorkelers and divers, they have enough trust to make overhead passes like these, making for interesting angles and of course sun rays.
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13 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 26, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Expectant Parents" - A pair of two claw shrimp, including one with eggs, in the bottom of a purple vase sponge. Two claw shrimp are a rare find on Grand Cayman; these are the only ones I've seen in over 300 dives on the island!
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12 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 25, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Compacted"
As predators get close to the schools of Sil... by Chase Darnell
"Compacted"
As predators get close to the schools of Silversides they begin to get closer and closer to each other and the reef.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 23, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Descending"
A large Hawksbill Turtle makes his plunge b... by Chase Darnell
"Descending"
A large Hawksbill Turtle makes his plunge back into the blue.
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 22, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Silversides! Photo 2 of 2
Silversides race across the north wall of Grand Cayman, completely hiding the colorful sponges and wall behind them. See Photo 1 to see the silversides and colorful reef seconds earlier!
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 22, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Lift Off"
A Hawksbill starts his accent to the surface. by Chase Darnell
"Lift Off"
A Hawksbill starts his accent to the surface.
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18 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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It is very common to find in Bonaire this school of Surge... by Carlos Rodríguez V.
It is very common to find in Bonaire this school of Surgeon fish, but in this case what I like is the fact that the only white fish was right in the middle of the school.... pretty lucky!.
I used a Sony RX100 with a UWL-04 fisheye lens
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Netherlands Antilles
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"Round Em Up"
A factor to consider, photographers are no... by Chase Darnell
"Round Em Up"
A factor to consider, photographers are not the only things out looking for these sudden blooms of Silversides.
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Carribean Velvet Shrimp (Metapenaeopsis goodei)
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
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"Swoop"
It's amazing to see the school of baitfish move ... by Chase Darnell
"Swoop"
It's amazing to see the school of baitfish move in unison as the paddle boarder moved closer to the fish above.
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