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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By John M Akar (6)

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There were two hawk-fish flitting around the black coral but only one of them settled down enough for me to take the shot after 15 mintues or so
By John M Akar
posted Tuesday, June 3, 2008
53 votes

This was my first encounter with an eel pipefish and probably one of the hardest critters I've ever tried to photograph. I sweated underwater!!
By John M Akar
posted Wednesday, June 4, 2008
49 votes

I took this shot as the nudi was well posed and then called my friend over to take a shot. It was only afterwards on dry land that he showed me his shot that had the eggs it had just layed! Doh!
By John M Akar
posted Thursday, May 29, 2008
48 votes

Juvenile mantis eyes before they get their characteristic criss-cross look
By John M Akar
posted Tuesday, June 17, 2008
47 votes

Pipefish free swimming. I just loved the colours and shape of its head
By John M Akar
posted Tuesday, September 9, 2008
46 votes

Spotted by my wife at the end of a long dive. I just loved the contrast between the size of the baby clown and the white anemone heads
By John M Akar
posted Friday, May 30, 2008
45 votes

Xeno crab - it liked decorating itself with the polys from the coral it was living on so does that make it a decorator crab after all?
By John M Akar
posted Monday, June 23, 2008
43 votes

Unfortunately no eggs - but cool to watch this jawfish cleaning out its home and then getting its breath back. Perhaps I could burrow some of Brian's jelly beans?
By John M Akar
posted Monday, June 2, 2008
42 votes

Under Dauin pier in Dumaguete. The water was a turbid but that gave the light a lovely
By John M Akar
posted Wednesday, June 18, 2008
41 votes

Blue and yellow dreadlocks!
By John M Akar
posted Friday, June 6, 2008
35 votes
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G'day Motormarine III macro. Derawan. 15 minutes of getti... by John Akar
G'day Motormarine III macro. Derawan. 15 minutes of getting close finally let me get this shot
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date posted posted: Monday, October 18, 2004
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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MMII EX / Macro 2:1. Flamingo tongue - Foodline. Bonaire.... by John Akar
MMII EX / Macro 2:1. Flamingo tongue - Foodline. Bonaire. These moluscs "track" a line through whatever they're muching
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date posted posted: Monday, October 18, 2004
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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Frogface taken with MMIII macro in 5m of water next to th... by John M Akar
Frogface taken with MMIII macro in 5m of water next to the jetty at Derawan Dive Resort in Borneo. Made at least three visits before it moved off
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 7, 2004
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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