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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Mathew Cook (4)

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2014

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Galapagos Love. I'm honestly not sure exactly what these two sharks were doing, maybe just a fluke behavior I snapped at the right time, or maybe not...? Ha ha.
By Mathew Cook
posted Saturday, August 19, 2006
50 votes


By Mathew Cook
posted Tuesday, January 22, 2008
23 votes

Strange Encounter. Originally a so-so/lifeless shot of some coral. Mirrored and worked with Photoshop.
By Mathew Cook
posted Wednesday, June 7, 2006
22 votes


By Mathew Cook
posted Wednesday, January 23, 2008
22 votes


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posted Saturday, January 19, 2008
18 votes


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posted Thursday, March 15, 2007
17 votes


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posted Friday, April 6, 2007
15 votes


By Mathew Cook
posted Saturday, December 15, 2007
14 votes

Curious Turtle. This photo was taken in the waters of Molokini, an island off of Maui.
By Mathew Cook
posted Thursday, June 22, 2006
13 votes


By Mathew Cook
posted Saturday, March 10, 2007
13 votes
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Seaweed on an Outlet. Photo taken in Waialua, HI. by Mathew Cook
Seaweed on an Outlet. Photo taken in Waialua, HI.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 26, 2006
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Hawaiian Falls. This photo was taken during an ATV tour i... by Mathew Cook
Hawaiian Falls. This photo was taken during an ATV tour in the mountains of Kauai.
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 24, 2006
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: United States
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Lost Retainer. This photo was taken in Waialua, HI. About... by Mathew Cook
Lost Retainer. This photo was taken in Waialua, HI. About 3 ft of water, natural light.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Freedive. Some of my co-workers go freediving on the week... by Mathew Cook
Freedive. Some of my co-workers go freediving on the weekends. This guy went down about 65'.
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 10, 2006
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Freedive Waianae. We were on a homeade boat made of styro... by Mathew Cook
Freedive Waianae. We were on a homeade boat made of styrofoam and epoxy, much like a giant surfboard with a motor. Perfect for a few people and their gear.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 5, 2006
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Pacific Sunset at 20,000 ft. This photo was taken about 2... by Mathew Cook
Pacific Sunset at 20,000 ft. This photo was taken about 20 minutes before landing in Honolulu, HI.
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 2, 2006
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Pacific
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Don't Make me Use Em'. This shot was taken in about 3 ft ... by Mathew Cook
Don't Make me Use Em'. This shot was taken in about 3 ft of water, natural light. I believe it is an Undulated Moray, but not positive.
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date posted posted: Friday, September 1, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Wake. This photo was taken leaving Honolulu Hawaii. by Mathew Cook
Wake. This photo was taken leaving Honolulu Hawaii.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 30, 2006
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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In the Shallows. This turtle and I were both being surged... by Mathew Cook
In the Shallows. This turtle and I were both being surged this way and that. I guess he was hungry for limu, and I for a nice photo.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 29, 2006
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Your OTHER Left. Image taken on a shark cage adventure, N... by Mathew Cook
Your OTHER Left. Image taken on a shark cage adventure, North Shore Oahu, HI. Used photoshop for more dramatic image.
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date posted posted: Monday, August 28, 2006
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Come Now. Taken at Sunset Beach, HI. by Mathew Cook
Come Now. Taken at Sunset Beach, HI.
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 27, 2006
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Gobie in Coral. Taken in Haleiwa, HI- natural light, abou... by Mathew Cook
Gobie in Coral. Taken in Haleiwa, HI- natural light, about 12 ft of water.
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date posted posted: Friday, August 25, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Galapagos Love. I'm honestly not sure exactly what these ... by Mathew Cook
Galapagos Love. I'm honestly not sure exactly what these two sharks were doing, maybe just a fluke behavior I snapped at the right time, or maybe not...? Ha ha.
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A superior behavior shot, one in a million!
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 19, 2006
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Three Deep. I shot these Galapagos sharks from the (relat... by Mathew Cook
Three Deep. I shot these Galapagos sharks from the (relative) safety of an aluminum cage a few miles off the shores of Oahu.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 15, 2006
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Weathering the Storm. The surf kept pounding, but this li... by Mathew Cook
Weathering the Storm. The surf kept pounding, but this little guy wouldn't give in.
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 12, 2006
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Eye of the Slug. I was very excited to find a couple of t... by Mathew Cook
Eye of the Slug. I was very excited to find a couple of these Lumpy Sea Slugs on Oahu's North Shore.
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, August 7, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific
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Angry Octopus. Shot taken on the East side of Oahu, HI. by Mathew Cook
Angry Octopus. Shot taken on the East side of Oahu, HI.
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 3, 2006
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Mr. Lumpy. This Lumpy Sea Slug just happened to catch my ... by Mathew Cook
Mr. Lumpy. This Lumpy Sea Slug just happened to catch my eye. Shot in Pupekea, HI. About 4 ft of water, natural light.
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date posted posted: Monday, July 24, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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On the Move. This Snowflake Moray was kind enough to pose... by Mathew Cook
On the Move. This Snowflake Moray was kind enough to pose for a moment or so in the waters off Waialua, HI. Natural light, 80mm macro lense.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 18, 2006
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Lizardfish Attack. Taken on Oahu's North Shore- four feet... by Mathew Cook
Lizardfish Attack. Taken on Oahu's North Shore- four feet of water, natural light.
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 16, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Thru the Eyes of the Fish. Shot taken in Maui, Hawaii. by Mathew Cook
Thru the Eyes of the Fish. Shot taken in Maui, Hawaii.
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date posted posted: Friday, June 23, 2006
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Curious Turtle. This photo was taken in the waters of Mol... by Mathew Cook
Curious Turtle. This photo was taken in the waters of Molokini, an island off of Maui.
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 22, 2006
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Teenage Turtle. This young Hawaiian Sea Turtle was eating... by Mathew Cook
Teenage Turtle. This young Hawaiian Sea Turtle was eating sea weed on Oahu's North Shore. Natural light. About 10ft of water.
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date posted posted: Monday, June 19, 2006
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Young Scorpionfish lying vertically in wait. by Mathew Cook
Young Scorpionfish lying vertically in wait.
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date posted posted: Friday, June 16, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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Sunset Beach, Hawaii. Aptly named place if I've ever seen... by Mathew Cook
Sunset Beach, Hawaii. Aptly named place if I've ever seen one.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 13, 2006
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Pacific
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Whos There? Taken in Waialua, HI. This eel wasn't very la... by Mathew Cook
Whos There? Taken in Waialua, HI. This eel wasn't very large, maybe about 1.5 ft in length.
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date posted posted: Monday, June 12, 2006
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Cautious Eyes. Taken on the North Shore of Oahu, HI. I be... by Mathew Cook
Cautious Eyes. Taken on the North Shore of Oahu, HI. I believe that octopus are some of the most amazing creatures in the sea.
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 11, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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