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Two male Spanish hogfish fighting over territory. Taken with Nikon N90s and Micro Nikkor 60mm in Ikelite housing.
By Luiz Rocha
posted Monday, February 5, 2001
47 votes

A calm day at Carrie Bow Key, Belize Barrier Reef.
By Luiz Rocha
posted Saturday, November 5, 2005
35 votes

Indigo hamlets spawning in Belize. Vertical crop.
By Luiz Rocha
posted Tuesday, November 15, 2005
30 votes

A happy blenny on its coral house.
By Luiz Rocha
posted Monday, October 24, 2005
26 votes

French grunts behaving in Key Largo. Taken with the Nikon D2x, 60mm micro Nikkon lens in Subal housing. Two Ikelite strobes.
By Luiz Rocha
posted Saturday, August 6, 2005
20 votes

Hogfish, Brazil. Motormarine MX10, 35mm lens.
By Luiz Rocha
posted Wednesday, September 27, 2000
19 votes

Haemulon squamipinna - The Brazilian Grunt, taken with a Nikon F100 and Micro Nikkor 105mm in Ikelite Housing (Joao Pessoa, Brazil)
By Luiz Rocha
posted Tuesday, January 23, 2001
19 votes

Pseudocheilinus hexataenia - The Sixline Wrasse, taken with a Nikon F100 and Micro Nikkor 105mm in Ikelite Housing (Bali, Indonesia)
By Luiz Rocha
posted Tuesday, January 23, 2001
14 votes

The fairy basslet, taken with a Nikon F100 and 60mm Micro Nikkor
By Luiz Rocha
posted Saturday, April 27, 2002
13 votes

Pseudanthias squamipinnis - The Lyretail Anthias (Bali, Indonesia)
By Luiz Rocha
posted Tuesday, January 23, 2001
12 votes
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Flying jellyfish, taken at Jellyfish Lake in Palau with t... by Luiz Rocha
Flying jellyfish, taken at Jellyfish Lake in Palau with the D2x, 16mm fisheye lens and 2 Ikelite strobes.
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 16, 2006
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Palau
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Palau
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A gray reef shark and its food at the Marshall Islands. by Luiz Rocha
A gray reef shark and its food at the Marshall Islands.
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Abstract macro, Giant Clam. Taken with the D2x and 60mm m... by Luiz Rocha
Abstract macro, Giant Clam. Taken with the D2x and 60mm macro lens.
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This is my first submission of 2006. Wreck of the Prinz E... by Luiz Rocha
This is my first submission of 2006. Wreck of the Prinz Eugen photographed with the D2x and 10.5mm lens.
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Red eyed blenny. Taken with the D2x and 105mm lens at the... by Luiz Rocha
Red eyed blenny. Taken with the D2x and 105mm lens at the Pearl Islands, Panama.
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date posted posted: Friday, December 9, 2005
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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"Dropoff highway", an eagle ray flight formation at the d... by Luiz Rocha
"Dropoff highway", an eagle ray flight formation at the dropoff in Belize. This was my very first digital photo taken with a borrowed Olympus 4040.
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 8, 2005
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
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Are you talking to me? Seaweed blenny in Venezuela. by Luiz Rocha
Are you talking to me? Seaweed blenny in Venezuela.
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 6, 2005
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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The dropoff at Tulamben, Bali. Taken with the Nikon F100 ... by Luiz Rocha
The dropoff at Tulamben, Bali. Taken with the Nikon F100 and 16mm fisheye lens.
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 3, 2005
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
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Indigo hamlets spawning in Belize. Vertical crop. by Luiz Rocha
Indigo hamlets spawning in Belize. Vertical crop.
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2005

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Good behavior shots like this are few and ar between
30 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 15, 2005
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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Indigo hamlets spawning at dusk in Belize. by Luiz Rocha
Indigo hamlets spawning at dusk in Belize.
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date posted posted: Monday, November 14, 2005
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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View from inside a school of bait fish. Key Largo, Florida. by Luiz Rocha
View from inside a school of bait fish. Key Largo, Florida.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 9, 2005
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
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A calm day at Carrie Bow Key, Belize Barrier Reef. by Luiz Rocha
A calm day at Carrie Bow Key, Belize Barrier Reef.
Gold Medal Gold Medal 2005

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Fancy a dive here? Yes please!
35 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, November 5, 2005
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
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A happy blenny in its coral house. Second submission, thi... by Luiz Rocha
A happy blenny in its coral house. Second submission, this time without the annoying copyright text. :-)
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 2, 2005
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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A happy blenny on its coral house. by Luiz Rocha
A happy blenny on its coral house.

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A superb shot - but is it spoilt by the text?
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 24, 2005
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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French grunts behaving in Key Largo. Taken with the Nikon... by Luiz Rocha
French grunts behaving in Key Largo. Taken with the Nikon D2x, 60mm micro Nikkon lens in Subal housing. Two Ikelite strobes.

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A nice behavior shot from Luiz
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 6, 2005
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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Nudibranch, Bali, Nikon F100, 105mm lens by Luiz Rocha
Nudibranch, Bali, Nikon F100, 105mm lens
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 30, 2005
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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Pink Anemonefish, Bali, F100 and 60mm micro lens. by Luiz Rocha
Pink Anemonefish, Bali, F100 and 60mm micro lens.
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 29, 2005
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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Dropoff at Tukamben, Bali
Taken with Nikon F100 and 16mm... by Luiz Rocha
Dropoff at Tukamben, Bali
Taken with Nikon F100 and 16mm fisheye lens
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date posted posted: Monday, June 27, 2005
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
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Spotfin lionfish at Bali. Taken with Nikon F100 and 105mm... by Luiz Rocha
Spotfin lionfish at Bali. Taken with Nikon F100 and 105mm micro lens.
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 26, 2005
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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The fairy basslet, taken with a Nikon F100 and 60mm Micro... by Luiz Rocha
The fairy basslet, taken with a Nikon F100 and 60mm Micro Nikkor
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 27, 2002
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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Two male Spanish hogfish fighting over territory. Taken w... by Luiz Rocha
Two male Spanish hogfish fighting over territory. Taken with Nikon N90s and Micro Nikkor 60mm in Ikelite housing.
47 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, February 5, 2001
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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Haemulon squamipinna - The Brazilian Grunt, taken with a ... by Luiz Rocha
Haemulon squamipinna - The Brazilian Grunt, taken with a Nikon F100 and Micro Nikkor 105mm in Ikelite Housing (Joao Pessoa, Brazil)
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 23, 2001
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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Pseudocheilinus hexataenia - The Sixline Wrasse, taken wi... by Luiz Rocha
Pseudocheilinus hexataenia - The Sixline Wrasse, taken with a Nikon F100 and Micro Nikkor 105mm in Ikelite Housing (Bali, Indonesia)
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 23, 2001
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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Pseudocheilinus hexataenia - The Sixline Wrasse, taken wi... by Luiz Rocha
Pseudocheilinus hexataenia - The Sixline Wrasse, taken with a Nikon F100 and Micro Nikkor 105mm in Ikelite Housing (Bali, Indonesia)
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 23, 2001
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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Chaetodon baronessa - The Eastern Triangle Butterflyfish,... by Luiz Rocha
Chaetodon baronessa - The Eastern Triangle Butterflyfish, taken with a Nikon F100 and Micro Nikkor 105mm in Ikelite Housing (Bali, Indonesia)
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 23, 2001
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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Pseudanthias squamipinnis - The Lyretail Anthias (Bali, I... by Luiz Rocha
Pseudanthias squamipinnis - The Lyretail Anthias (Bali, Indonesia)
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 23, 2001
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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Wrasse in Indonesia, Nikon F100 w/ Nikkor 105mm in Ikelit... by Luiz Rocha
Wrasse in Indonesia, Nikon F100 w/ Nikkor 105mm in Ikelite housing

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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 28, 2000
date posted category: Macro - Last years entries
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