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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Andrew Dawson

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White Speckled Nudibranch (Nikon F4, 105mm Macro, Aquatica housing, Ikelite strobes, Velvia)

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It's nudibranch month! I see gills but is it really a nudi!
Kelp Greenling--near Vancouver Island, British Columbia (Nikon F4, 105mm Macro, Aquatica housing, Ikelite strobes, Velvia)
Manta Ray, San Benedicto Island (Nikon F4, 18mm/3.5, Aquatica housing, no strobes, Provia F)
Three-Spot Dascyllus, the "other" anemonefish-- Wailigi Lala, Fiji (Nikon F4, 105mm Macro, Aquatica housing, Ikelite strobes, Velvia)
Garibaldi Portrait No. 420--Anacapa Island, CA (Nikon F4, 105mm Macro, Aquatica housing, Ikelite strobes, Velvia)
Island Kelpfish, hiding in kelp holdfast--San Miguel Island, CA (Nikon F4, 105mm Macro, Aquatica housing, Ikelite strobes, Velvia)
Hunter the Aqua-Dog, taken in pool while doing camera tests (Nikon F4, 18mm/3.5, Aquatica housing, no strobes, Provia 100)
Painted Turtle in Vermont farm pond (Nikonos V, 28mm u/w Nikkor, no strobe, Provia F)
Juvenile Whale Shark, Cocos Island (Nikon F4, 24mm/2.0, Aquatica housing, Ikelite strobes, Provia 100)
Nudi Party, with ghost guest in b/g (no digital trickery, I promise)--Beqa Lagoon, Fiji (Nikon F4, 105mm Macro, Aquatica housing, Ikelite strobes, Velvia)
Orange Plumose Anemones, British Columbia (Nikon F4, 105mm Macro, Aquatica housing, Ikelite strobes, Velvia)
Reef Sharks around the "Chum-sicle", Walker's Cay, Bahamas (Nikon F4, 18mm/3.5, Aquatica housing, Ikelite strobes, Provia F)
Parrotfish Mouth, with shrimp perched on his nose--Little Cayman (Nikon F4, 60mm Macro, Aquatica housing, Ikelite strobes, Velvia)
Grouper in the Tunnel of Love (Nikon F4, 18mm/3.5, Aquatica housing, Ikelite strobes, Provia F)
Manta Ray, halfway through a barrel-roll in front of me--San Benedicto Island (Nikon F4, 18mm/3.5, Aquatica housing, Ikelite strobes, Provia F)
Pugnacious Aeolid and Corynactis anemones--San Miguel Island, California (Nikon F4, 105mm Macro, Aquatica housing, Ikelite strobes, Velvia)
Teeth of the Great Barracuda (Nikon F4, 105mm Macro, Aquatica housing, Ikelite strobes, Velvia)
Juvenile Hermit Crab in soft coral--Beqa Lagoon, Fiji (Nikon F4, 105mm Macro, Aquatica housing, Ikelite strobes, Velvia)
Red Algae--San Miguel Island, California (Nikon F4, 105mm Macro, Aquatica housing, Ikelite strobes, Velvia)
Theo's Wreck (Nikon F4, 18mm/3.5, Aquatica housing, Ikelite strobes, Provia F)
Horned Nudibranch--San Miguel Island, California (Nikon F4, 105mm Macro, Aquatica housing, Ikelite strobes, Velvia)
Pugnacious Aeolid crawls over Sand Tube Worms, San Miguel Island, California (Nikon F4, 105mm Macro, Aquatica housing, Ikelite strobes, Velvia)
Salp Colony--shot upwards with the sun as backlight; Anacapa Island, California (Nikon F4, 105mm Macro, Aquatica housing, Ikelite strobes, Velvia)
Reef Shark with boat overhead, Walker's Cay (Nikon F4, 18mm/3.5, Aquatica housing, Ikelite strobes, Provia 100)
Cocos Island, after one of the frequent rain showers (Nikon F4, 28-85zoom, Provia 100)
Cownose Rays, Galapagos Islands (Nikon F4, 24/2.0, Aquatica housing, no strobes, Provia 100)
Horn Shark Eye, taken on night dive in California Channel Islands (Nikon F4, 105mm Macro, Aquatica housing, Ikelite strobes, Velvia 50)
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