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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Tony Otion

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This lionfish is graceful and beautiful as a butterfly, as ferocious as the most dangerous predator too! This was taken in Sipadan with Olympus C4040 with Inon dome lens and Sea & Sea auto 90 strobe.
Ok, Take your best shot on me! This Camel shrimp is very attractive, beware its carnivore! Taken in Kapalai with Olympus C4040 with double close-up lens PCU-01+UCL165 and Sea & Sea auto 90 strobe.
Help! I just can’t hold it in anymore! Found this giant frogfish hanging between two rocks enhance its camouflage. Taken in Kapalai with Olympus C4040.
~Smile~ You Are On Candid Camera! Takifugu niphobles or its common names Grass Puffer putting out its head from the sand, patiently waiting for its prey. It looks lovely though. Taken with Olympus C4040 with Sea & Sea auto 90 strobe in Japan.
Let me sleep! I saw this parrotfish sleeping in it’s sleeping bag. Taken at Kapalai Island with Olympus C4040 with Sea & Sea auto 90 strobe.
Let me brush your teeth with my finger? Maybe said by the cleaner shrimp to the cardinal fish. Taken with Olympus C4040 with UCL300 macro lens and Sea & Sea auto 90 strobe in Kapalai.
Joy Ride! Periclimenes imperator (shrimp) enjoying it ride on this colorful nudibranch (Ceratosoma trilobatum) taken with Olympus C4040 with double close-up lens PCU-01 + UCL165 and Sea & Sea auto 90 strobe in Sipadan.
A giant frogfish performs on the parallel bars, taken at Kapalai Island with Olympus C4040 with Sea & Sea auto 90 strobe.
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These froggies know how to pose Tony
Longnose Hawkfish, (Oxycirrhites typus). This wonderful fish has a red checkerboard pattern on its white body. The nose is very long and apparently used to locate its prey. It really likes gorgonians and black corals) and nooks and crannies to hide i
If not mistaken this is a Peach or Red fin anthias (♂) Pseudanthias dispar. Taken in Sipadan with Olympus C4040.
The quintessential sea green turtle, settling into her favorite resting spot at Sipadan. Taken with C4040.
Poor in swimming, this leaf fish is approximately 8cm long, taken at 10m depth with C4040 in Sipadan. Other than yellow, many variations such as white, red, green and black. This fish mimics the appearance of seaweed and feeds by swallowing any small
In this dive interesting were orangutan crabs (Achaeus japonicus), which I found sitting in bubble coral (comforable seat). Escape from the Orang Utan Sanctuary! Taken with C4040 double close-up lens.
Bumphead parrotfish, this was taken in Sipadan during a night dive with Olympus 4040 with Inon dome lens and sea & sea auto 90 strobe. Beware not to flash your light towards its eyes, its 'Bumps' on anything!
Three-band anemonefish, watching at the anemonefish getting clean-up, surrounded by a tiny Commensal shrimp. Taken by Olympus 4040 with double close-up lens in Sipadan.
Spotted Garden Eel, "Still Hangin On", taken in Sipadan with Olympus 4040, inner strobe and digital zoom. Watch out for the current!
Longnose hawkfish very curious watching itself reflected in the camera housing, taken in Sipadan
Arc-eye hawkfish taking a break taken with Olympus 4040 with a macro lens and sea & sea auto 90 strobe in Okinawa.
 
 
 
18 Entries Found