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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Gulf of Venezuela

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2017

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A brench of stag horn coral survived after the hurricane.
By Lorenzo Mittiga
posted (5 days ago)
3 votes

Peppermint goby (Coryphopterus lipernes) - Picture taken in Bonaire.
By Gary Carpenter
posted (4 days ago)
2 votes

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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Gulf of Venezuela

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Peppermint goby (Coryphopterus lipernes) - Picture taken ... by Gary Carpenter
Peppermint goby (Coryphopterus lipernes) - Picture taken in Bonaire.
2 Votes
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A brench of stag horn coral survived after the hurricane. by Lorenzo Mittiga
A brench of stag horn coral survived after the hurricane.
3 Votes
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Queen angelfish - juvenile (Holacanthus ciliaris) - Pictu... by Gary Carpenter
Queen angelfish - juvenile (Holacanthus ciliaris) - Picture taken in Bonaire.
shortlistedShortlisted!
7 Votes
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Lionfish (Pterois volitans) - Juvenile, Picture taken in ... by Gary Carpenter
Lionfish (Pterois volitans) - Juvenile, Picture taken in Curaçao
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6 Votes
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Longlure frogfish (Antennarius multiocellatus) - Pictur... by Gary Carpenter
Longlure frogfish (Antennarius multiocellatus) - Picture taken in Bonaire
13 Votes
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Waiting for Christmas -  Caribbean reef octopus (Octopus ... by Gary Carpenter
Waiting for Christmas - Caribbean reef octopus (Octopus briareus) - Picture taken in Curaçao
1 Votes
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Pedersen Shrimp on an orange encrusting sponge on the house reef at Captain Don's Habitat. I thought the contrast in colors was beautiful
12 Votes
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Slender filefish trying to hide (was usual.)
14 Votes
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Moray Eel off of Roatan Honduras by Tammi Johnston
Moray Eel off of Roatan Honduras
11 Votes
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Wreck in Roatan Honduras by Tammi Johnston
Wreck in Roatan Honduras
15 Votes
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Arrow crab found on a night dive in Roatan Honduras shot ... by Tammi Johnston
Arrow crab found on a night dive in Roatan Honduras shot with a canon in an ikelite housing with a video light
6 Votes
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Roughhead Blenny in his home covered in fire coral
shortlistedShortlisted!
13 Votes
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Flamingo Snail in Roatan Honduras taken with a Canon wide... by Tammi Johnston
Flamingo Snail in Roatan Honduras taken with a Canon wide angle lens in ikelite housing with a video light.
11 Votes
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Gimme Some Sugar
Sometimes a animal approaches and you have to take the image, regardless of the setup you have on (in this case, macro.)
13 Votes
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"Hopeful"
This little one seemed hopeful that a meal would pass by.
shortlistedShortlisted!
16 Votes
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The contrast between the Flamingo Tongue snail and the black sea rod attracted me, and the result is an almost luminous snail on the rod.
14 Votes
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I was diving on Buddy'S Reef in Bonaire shooting with my Canon 5D MK II and Canon 1:28L IS ISM 100mm macro lens. This tiny Trunkfish was swimming around me, lips puckered as if ready to give me a kiss.
13 Votes
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Green Turtle. It is very common to get close to sea turtl... by Lorenzo Mittiga
Green Turtle. It is very common to get close to sea turtles at the Salt Pier in Bonaire. At the end of almost each dive I can photograph a turtle, but lately are not seen very often and the sea bottom looks like a desert...something is changing?
10 Votes
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Water ceiling. Facing a breaking  Caribbean wave at sunse... by Lorenzo Mittiga
Water ceiling. Facing a breaking Caribbean wave at sunset. For this shot I used a nikon d800 in an Aquatech Elite pro sport housing with a pistol grip, dedicated for surf photography.
9 Votes
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Overunder image. A great Barracuda entered the frame whil... by Lorenzo Mittiga
Overunder image. A great Barracuda entered the frame while I was taking this overunder shot in Bonaire.
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13 Votes
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Overunder shot. Diver on a white sandy ocean floor. by Lorenzo Mittiga
Overunder shot. Diver on a white sandy ocean floor.
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21 Votes
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Overunder shot. A green Iguana takes a breath after an un... by Lorenzo Mittiga
Overunder shot. A green Iguana takes a breath after an underwater incursion in a semi-submerged cave on the island of Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean. Green Iguanas are everywhere on the island, they are part of every house's garden and...pools...
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Editor's Comment
Wonderful over/under shot of an unusual creature. Great job with the lighting and colors above and below the surface
24 Votes
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Overunder shot. A brown Caribbean Pelican is resting on i... by Lorenzo Mittiga
Overunder shot. A brown Caribbean Pelican is resting on its baits after a few strikes. Just once a year happens that a big ball of scads get close to the shores of Bonaire attracting many predators.
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11 Votes
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Taken during a trip in Curacao. by William Racz
Taken during a trip in Curacao.
10 Votes
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A Flamingo Tongue. Chichiriviche de La Costa, Venezuela.
... by Carlos Rodríguez V.
A Flamingo Tongue. Chichiriviche de La Costa, Venezuela.
Sony RX100 with a subsee +10 diopter.
8 Votes
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Moon Jellyfish, Karpata Reef, Bonaire
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Frog Fish with his Damsel bodyguard by Jim Garber
Frog Fish with his Damsel bodyguard
13 Votes
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