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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Ross Gudgeon

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Cleaner shrimp at work on eye of a 2m long Leopard Shark. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 20D, Canon 100 macro & Tamron 2X teleconverter
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In the middle of the action of two Olive Sea Snakes mating. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 40D & Canon 100 macro.
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Surgeonfish and Cleaner Wrasse. Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi. Canon 40D & Canon 100 macro
I just love the piercing blue eyes of these tiny (approx 6mm long) Coral Hermit Crabs. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 40D, Canon 100 macro, Kenko 1.4X teleconverter & Woody's dioptre
Long Nosed Filefish. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 20D & Canon 100 macro.
Rocket Powered Jellyfish. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 50D & Tokina 10-17
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Helcogramma striata portrait. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 40D, Canon 100 macro, Kenko 1.4X teleconverter & Woody's dioptre
Harlequin Sweetlips. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 40D, Tokina 10-17 & Kenko 1.4X teleconverter.
Batfish. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 40D & Sigma 17-70
Which way did he go? Pair of Olive Sea Snakes mating. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 40D & Tokina 10-17
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Shrimp on an anemone tentacle. Lembeh, Indonesia. Canon 20D, Canon 100 macro & Woody's dioptre.
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School of Batfish. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 50D & Tokina 10-17
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Let's make love! Olive sea snakes mating. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 40D & Canon 100 macro.
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Nembrotha rutilans/purpureolineata/aurea. Nelson Bay, New South Wales. Canon 50D, Canon 100 macro & Canon 500D close-up lens.
Helcogramma striata. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia.
Animonefish. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 50D, Canon 100 macro, Kenko 1.4X teleconverter & Canon 500D close-up lens
Yet another red jellyfish. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 50D & Tokina 10-17
Wobbegong Shark's eye. Nelson Bay, New South Wales. Canon 50D, Canon 100 macro & Canon 500D close-up lens.
Nelson Bay, New South Wales. Canon 50D, Canon 100 macro & Canon 500D close-up lens.
Red Morwong. Nelson Bay, New South Wales. Canon 50D, Canon 100 macro & Canon 500D close-up lens
Nembrotha rutilans/purpureolineata/aurea (I can't tell the difference) sucking up an ascidian. Nelson Bay, New South Wales. Canon 50D, Canon 100 macro & Canon 500D close-up lens.
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Estuarine Cod and Cleaner Wrasse. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 50D & Tokina 10-17
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That's a big cleaning job for one little fish!
Ange. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 50D & Tokina 10-17
Red Jellyfish backlit by sun. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 50D & Tokina 10-17
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2009
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Final RoundThrough to 2009 awards final round judging

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Editor's Comment
A backlit jelly may be a cliche but for a subject to become a cliche it must be worth revisiting (and Ross's one proves it!)
Blue-faced Angelfish. Wakatobi, Sulawesi. Canon 40D & Canon 100 macro.
Pair of juvenile Batfish. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 50D & Sigma 17-70.
Flabellina rubrolineata. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 50D & Canon 100 macro.
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