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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Andrew Woodburn

35 Entries Found: Page 1  of  2
diver and bat fish on manta reef , guinjata bay Moz
the vent of a clam surrounded by teardrop patterning , sodwna bay south africa
this fish carver was expertly portioning all sorts of fish in the new market Dar Es Salaam , Tanzania 6am
this overunder justs jumps out when using rose tintied spectacles for under water split, unusaul effect keeping some reality
Tech diver and scooter exploring coral reefs , sodwanan south africa
snorkelling in paindane , central mozambique under the rib in crystal water . nikon f100
Silver Medal Silver Medal 2003

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Editor's Comment
You can keep shooting between dives!
Th SY Jambo based out of Mombasa kenya under full sail

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Using a fisheye above water gives an exaggerated sense of perspective. Nice shot for a sailing magazine?
This image was made on the same day as a full lunar eclipse , the moon was shot that evening and the scooter diver the next day . sodwana bay, south africa
Blue water hunter, breathing up for a 25m breath hold in the mozambique channel.
Moray eel eye and mouth detail. close up and detail of patterning of honeycomb moray, south africa
Bronze Medal Bronze Medal 2003

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Editor's Comment
An interesting crop and the pattern makes this shot
soft coral crab lurking in between the branches , bass city , southern mozambique. f100 105mm
Gas flame nudibranch , sodwana bay south africa, supermacro setup
Diving the MV Produce (sank 1976) rudder @37m in poor conditions, Natal, South Africa. The large bronze prop was removed by salvors a few years ago .
Diver inspecting the bottom of fish farming nets in eilat Israel.
freediving with wild dolphins @ 15m in Mozambique. Natural light photo on breath hold
Gold Medal Gold Medal 2003

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Nice freediving shot Andrew. The human seems one of the pod!
this male seahorse was about ready to give birth to the young from his pouch on a night dive in sulawesi , indonesia
Longnose hawkfish challenging the macro port for his lookout on hotspots reef , Sodwana bay South Africa
The pier on kadidiri Indonesia points to two islands over a calm sea. Nightdivng after sunset is superb.
Nuisance the potatoe bass/grouper eyeing himself in the domeport while acompaning Fiona under schools of baitfish, Ponto do Ouro, Mozambique.
Bronze Medal Bronze Medal 2003

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That's how you take this shot! Get the big fish in front of a diver to exaggerate scale on wide angle.
Swimmers in the bay off stonetown , Zanzibar. Dusk after sunset and surf hitting the sea wall. 15mm+Tripod.
This dhow was anchored just in the surf off a sandbank, Zanzibar Island, Tanzania. Real hard work!
Freediving with this female whaleshark in Mozambique was a stunning experience. Sea & sea MM2 ex +16mm
Gold Medal Gold Medal 2003
Winner Monthly HotShots

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natural light shot with a human giving a sense of scale. Pleanty of Whale shark shots, this one is in the top 5%
Whiteshark off gansbaai South Africa taken with 35mm Sea &Sea MM2.
Tek diving in Lake Malawi @ 45m. Granite boulder gardens and peaks rising to the surface.
a lost coachman hides in the red in Mozambique!
Serene Sunset on Lionshead Capetown South Africa. Rocky beach on the main road to Houtbay.
Free diver & schooling bannerfish shot @ 12m Sodwana Bay South Africa late afternoon. Nikon F100, 20mm
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