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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Great Australian Bight (2)

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Great White Shark, Neptune Islands South Australia. No strobe, wide angle. Olympus OMD EM5 in Olympus housing.
By Shelley Hooper
posted (3 days ago)
7 votes

Jellyfish,Port Phillip Bay Melbourne Australia,Jean-Yves Bignoux,
By Jean-Yves Bignoux
posted (last week)
3 votes

Jelly Fish Port Phillip Bay,Melbourne,Australia
By Jean-Yves Bignoux
posted (last week)
3 votes

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Leafy and diver by Dave Baxter
Leafy and diver
8 Votes
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Leafy Sea Dragon at Tumby Bay Jetty, South Australia. Taken with Olympus OMD EM5. (No strobe).
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 9, 2015
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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The leafy sea dragon (kangaroo island) by Mathieu Foulquié
The leafy sea dragon (kangaroo island)
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 11, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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Giant Australian Cuttlefish impress photography group wit... by Elizabeth Solich
Giant Australian Cuttlefish impress photography group with Paul Macdonald of downunderpix, Nikon D700, Sea & Sea housing, 15mm sigma fish eye lens, 1.4x TC, 2x Sea & Sea YS110 strobes, f/14, 1/60, ISO-400
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 22, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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Photo shot in Port Phillip Bay Victoria Australia 
South... by Linley Jean-Yves Bignoux
Photo shot in Port Phillip Bay Victoria Australia
Southern Australia
9 Votes
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Canon 7d/Ikelite Housing  Octopus Melbourne Australia - P... by Linley Jean-Yves Bignoux
Canon 7d/Ikelite Housing Octopus Melbourne Australia - Port Phillip Bay
Australian
Southern Australia
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 27, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
view portfolio more shots by Linley Jean-Yves Bignoux
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Great shark. 
Picture was taken with a sony nex 5 and na... by Chloé Marechal
Great shark.
Picture was taken with a sony nex 5 and nauticam housing during an trip with Rodney fox shark expedition.
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 17, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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Hippocampus by Theo Robotis
Hippocampus
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 5, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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Smooth Stingray, (One of the largest stingrays in the wor... by Christopher Jansen
Smooth Stingray, (One of the largest stingrays in the world) came flying over a reef. Only had time to get a few shots off before ducking out of the way.
Taken with a Canon 70D, Tokina 10-17mm and Inon strobes
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 4, 2014
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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Nudibranchs "courting" on a post under Portsea pier. Taken with Panasonic FT3 with Ikelite housing, natural lighting.
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 26, 2013
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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Great White Shark. Neptune Islands South Australia. by Matt Hutchinson
Great White Shark. Neptune Islands South Australia.
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 27, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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I am smiling at you, you are not my lunch though! by Lawrence Lee
I am smiling at you, you are not my lunch though!
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 7, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Fiji
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Juvenile Xenocephalus australiensis by Theo Robotis
Juvenile Xenocephalus australiensis
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 18, 2013
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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Smile!! - This cute sub 5m female Great White has the perfect smile. This photo I particularly like as it gives her some character and goes a long way to dispelling the myth caused by all the open mouth aggressive GWS shots.
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32 Votes
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Scream - Paris the Short Fin Mako taken at North Neptune Island, South Australia.This feisty sub 3m female mako shark turned up during a Great White Shark tagging trip chasing away a 5m Great White. She loved the camera just like Paris Hilton
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42 Votes
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Majesty - This shot shows a female white shark showing dominance towards another white shark (if you look hard you can see the other one in front of her nose). The lowered pecs is not an aggressive sign but does show she is the more dominent
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25 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 19, 2012
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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Meet Moo!!!, This 4+ Metre male Great White shark has returned 12 years in a row to the Neptune Islands in South Australia. This shot was taken by laying on the marlin board of the boat and leaning the camera into the water.
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28 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 19, 2012
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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Playing around on the back of the boat with over/under shots and a playful teenage white shark. Pole Cams are for pussies, real men lay on the back of the marlin board and hold the camera underwater, definitely gets the heart racing.
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27 Votes
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"Red Eyed Dragon". Leafy Seadragon taken off Kangaroo Island.
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21 Votes
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Jelly Fish Australia ,Port Phillip Bay Victoria Nikon by Linley Jean-Yves Bignoux
Jelly Fish Australia ,Port Phillip Bay Victoria Nikon
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 6, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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Leafy Seadragon in Profile. Taken off Kangaroo Island in South Australia as part of research project earlier this year.
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28 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 21, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
view portfolio more shots by Richard Wylie
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Wide Open Ocean ,Australia ,Melbourne EOS 7D by Linley Jean-Yves Bignoux
Wide Open Ocean ,Australia ,Melbourne EOS 7D
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 13, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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Who are you looking at? Leafy Seadragon taken off Kangaroo Island in South Australia - very interactive and interested seadragon who kept watching to see what I was doing.
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27 Votes
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It is a widely held misconception that Great White sharks... by Sam Cahir
It is a widely held misconception that Great White sharks only breach in South Africa. Freckles is a 4m male who is an aerial specialist attacking baits at up to 56 K's an hour to enable him to launch his entire body out of the water.
11 Votes
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"Synchronised swimming" These two dolphins buzzed by right past me while working with KI Dolphin Watch research in early January - studying and identifying wild bottlenose dolphins in the cool temperate waters off Kangaroo Island.
7 Votes
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Sea Lion Silhouette, Just under Rye pier on Mornington peninsula, there are a couple of Australian Fur seal pups who've made their home & show their cheeky side by taking fish and squid from the fishermen! Canon S90 w INON UFL165, 1/400 F2.2 ISO80
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Canon EOS 7D ,minimal light ,minimal flash ,Ikelite DS 15... by Linley Jean-Yves Bignoux
Canon EOS 7D ,minimal light ,minimal flash ,Ikelite DS 150 single strobe,Melbourne ,Australia
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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